Harriet Guest

Standard Name: Guest, Harriet

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Cultural formation Anna Seward
AS belonged to the Anglican genteel or middle ranks. She had small tolerance for Dissenters. Critic Harriet Guest summarizes her political position as polite and provincial whiggery.
Guest, Harriet. Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
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Literary responses Anna Letitia Barbauld
Miss Aikin's Poems sold five hundred copies in just over four months, and the second edition sold a similar number in a similar period. In September a third edition was announced.
McCarthy, William. Anna Letitia Barbauld, Voice of the Enlightenment. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
111
The Monthly Review...
Literary responses Catherine Fanshawe
Critic Harriet Guest , discussing this work, observes that it can be read in various ways: as satirising either women's political incompetence, or male self-importance and incivility, or as raising or hinting at further issues...
Textual Features Anna Seward
AS makes André the victim not of the American nationalists as such, but of the moment of their fall from good to evil, from liberty to tyranny, symbolised by the treaty they had just concluded...
Textual Production Hannah More
HM 's Sensibility (a poem addressed to Frances Boscawen ) appeared in print together with her Sacred Dramas, by March 1782.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
53 (1782): 199
Critic Harriet Guest says it was influenced by William Hayley 's Triumphs of Temper.
Guest, Harriet. Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
188

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