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Barbauld Mrs (Anna Letitia) 1743-1825

Overview
Works: 794 works in 2,734 publications in 3 languages and 22,899 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Sermons  Fiction  Biography  Prayers  Portraits  History  Devotional literature 
Roles: Editor, Speaker, Compiler, Other, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Creator, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: AC1, 821.6
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Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld ( Book )
389 editions published between 1781 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of inspirational and moral tracts published for children at the end of the eighteenth century to encourage reading and strength of character
Evenings at home ; or, the juvenile budget opened. Consisting of a variety of miscellaneous pieces, for the instruction and amusement of young persons. by John Aikin ( Book )
251 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes fables, fairy tales, dialogues, dramas, poems, etc. divided into thirty "evenings," or chapters
Poems by William Cowper ( )
54 editions published between 1773 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miscellaneous pieces, in prose by J. and A.L. Aikin by John Aikin ( )
44 editions published between 1773 and 2011 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld by Barbauld ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume brings together for the first time all the known poems of English writer Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825), a once esteemed but long neglected figure whose career spanned the Age of Sensibility and the Romantic Era. William McCarthy and Elizabeth Kraft have collected 171 of her poems, including twenty-four previously unpublished and eleven conjectural attributions. This is the first scholarly edition of any writings of Barbauld, a brilliant woman whose interests ranged from literary criticism to history and affairs of state to children's stories. At the end of the eighteenth century, Barbauld may well have been the most eminent living poet, male or female, in Britain." "Barbauld belongs almost equally to two generations. Her verse displays an eighteenth-century adherence to balance, common sense, and poetic diction and meter, but it also celebrates the individual, the passionate, and the fanciful in a clearly Romantic manner. In the current reconfiguring of Romanticism, Barbauld provides an important contrast to the major male poets who have, until recently, defined the era - poets who clearly acknowledged her influence on their own work, yet who played a role in Barbauld's lapse into obscurity in the century after her death. Coleridge, before a serious falling out with Barbauld, admired her greatly, and Wordsworth confessed that he wished the final eight lines of her poem "Life" had been of his own composing. Walter Savage Landor ranked her "Summer Evening's Meditation" among the finest poems in the English language." "Barbauld's poems have retained their capacity to delight readers; they are witty, learned, imaginative, and unpredictable in both choice and treatment of subject. Read as a whole, this collection reveals a striking variety of style and voice and provides the basis for a major - and long overdue - reevaluation of Barbauld's poetry. McCarthy and Kraft present unmodernized texts of the poems that reflect as nearly as possible the author's final intention and give variant readings in textual notes. A lengthy introduction includes a discussion of the poems, a history of their composition and publication, and an outline of Barbauld's life and writing career."--BOOK JACKET
An address to the opposers of the repeal of the Corporation and Test Acts by Barbauld ( )
32 editions published between 1789 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epistle to William Wilberforce, Esq. on the rejection of the bill for abolishing the slave trade by Barbauld ( )
17 editions published in 1791 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks on Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's Enquiry into the expediency and propriety of public or social worship By Anna Laetitia Barbauld by Barbauld ( )
27 editions published between 1792 and 1829 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pleasures of imagination. By Mark Akenside, M.D. To which is prefixed a critical essay on the poem, by Mrs. Barbauld by Mark Akenside ( Book )
48 editions published between 1794 and 2000 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen hundred and eleven by Barbauld ( Book )
27 editions published between 1812 and 2006 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lessons for children from four to five years old by Barbauld ( Book )
22 editions published between 1788 and 1801 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lessons for children by Barbauld ( Book )
22 editions published between 1779 and 1860 in English and French and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sins of government, sins of the nation, or, A discourse for the fast appointed on April 19, 1793 by Barbauld ( )
21 editions published between 1793 and 1993 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summer's walk, to view the beauties of nature by Barbauld ( Book )
9 editions published between 1816 and 1819 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lessons for children, from two to four years old by Barbauld ( )
21 editions published between 1788 and 1808 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hymns in prose, for the use of children. [Two lines from Psalms] by Barbauld ( Book )
23 editions published between 1808 and 1826 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evenings at home ; or, The juvenile budget opened. Consisting of a variety of miscellaneous pieces, for the instruction and amusement of young persons. Vol. I[-IV] by John Aikin ( )
19 editions published between 1797 and 1799 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Civic sermons to the people. Number I. Nay, why even of yourselves, judge ye not what is right by Barbauld ( )
9 editions published in 1792 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evening tales consisting of miscellaneous pieces for the amusement and instruction of children. by Barbauld ( )
14 editions published between 1795 and 1800 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
<<A>> dissenter, 1743-1825
<<A>> volunteer, 1743-1825
Aiken, Anna Letitia, 1743-1825
Aikin, A. L. 1743-1825
Aikin, Anna Lætitia, 1743-1825
Aikin, Anna Létitia.
Aikin, Anna Letitia, 1743-1825
Aikin Barbauld, Anna Laetitia 1743-1825
Author of Lessons for children.
Author of Lessons for children, 1743-1825
Barbauld.
Barbauld, A. L.
Barbauld, A. L. 1743-1825
Barbauld, A. L. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825
Barbauld, Agnese Lucia (Aikin), 1743-1825
Barbauld, Anna 1743-1825
Barbauld, Anna Laetitia
Barbauld, Anna Laetitia, 1743-1825
Barbauld, Anna Letitia.
Barbauld, Anna Letitia, 1743-1825
Barbauld, L.
Barbauld, Madame.
Barbauld, Mrs.
Barbauld, Mrs, 1743-1825
Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825
Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia Aikin), 1743-1825
Barbault, Anna Letitia
Barbault, Anna Letitia 1743-1825
Barbaut, Anna Letitia, 1743-1825
Barbol'd.
Dissenter, 1743-1825
Lessons for children, Author of, 1743-1825
Mrs. Barbauld
Pani Barbauld.
Volunteer.
Volunteer, 1743-1825
Languages
English (1,165)
German (1)
French (1)
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