Foxon, David F. English Verse 1701-1750. Cambridge University Press, 1975.
Jean de La Fontaine
Standard Name: La Fontaine, Jean de
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre||
She sometimes included newly-composed verse in her letters: poems for a young lady and for one of her grandsons; a Soliloquy Before my Glass (in which, instead of lamenting the effects of age, she pretends...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Finch|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Emily Gerard||
This novel has two sections, Dream-Life and The Awakening, with an Intermezzo between the two: love is not part of the dream, but of the awakening to reality. The title-page quotation from La Fontaine
|Literary responses||Ruth Pitter|
|Literary responses||Charlotte Smith|
|Material Conditions of Writing||Elizabeth Pipe Wolferstan|
As a doctor, BM had specialised in the treatment of hypochondriack and hysterick, that is nervous and psychiatric, disorders. After settling in England he became a writer as well: his first published work was...
|Textual Features||Charlotte Brontë|
|Textual Production||Elizabeth Thomas||
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|Textual Production||Marianne Moore|
|Textual Production||Caroline Norton|
Jean de La Fontaine published his first collection of animal Fables.