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Barbauld Mrs (Anna Letitia) 1743-1825

Overview
Works: 938 works in 3,289 publications in 4 languages and 32,949 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Biography  Prayers and devotions  History  Sermons  Devotional literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Arranger
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Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld( Book )

415 editions published between 1781 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,657 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
Easy reading lessons for children by Barbauld( Book )

121 editions published between 1801 and 2010 in English and French and held by 649 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 by John Aikin( Book )

152 editions published between 1792 and 1886 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes fables, fairy tales, dialogues, dramas, poems, etc. divided into thirty "evenings," or chapters
The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Poems by Barbauld( Book )

130 editions published between 1772 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld by Barbauld( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 477 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 William McCarthy and Elizabeth Kraft have collected 171 of her poems, including twenty-four previously unpublished and eleven conjectural attributions.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."--Jacket
Hymns in prose, for children by Barbauld( )

34 editions published between 1781 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pleasures of imagination : 1795 by Mark Akenside( Book )

37 editions published between 1794 and 2000 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons for children from four to five years old by Barbauld( Book )

23 editions published between 1788 and 1801 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evenings at home; or, The juvenile budget opened by John Aikin( Book )

91 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellaneous pieces, in prose by John Aikin( Book )

23 editions published between 1773 and 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address to the opposers of the repeal of the Corporation and Test Acts by Barbauld( Book )

37 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistle to William Wilberforce, Esq. on the rejection of the bill for abolishing the slave trade by Barbauld( Book )

21 editions published in 1791 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Anna Lætitia Barbauld. With a memoir by Barbauld( Book )

11 editions published between 1825 and 2014 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sins of government, sins of the nation, or, A discourse for the fast appointed on April 19, 1793 by Barbauld( Book )

24 editions published between 1793 and 1794 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of Mrs. Barbauld, including letters and notices of her family and friends by Anna Letitia Le Breton( Book )

2 editions published between 1874 and 1974 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825), poet, educator and essayist, is now considered to be one of the most important writers of the early Romantic period. Included in her highly regarded works on literary, political, social, and other intellectual topics is the ambitious poem Eighteen Hundred and Eleven (1812), which condemned Britain's participation in the Napoleonic Wars. She gained recognition for her influential elementary textbooks Lessons for Children (1778-9) and Hymns in Prose for Children (1781), which made her name synonymous with the instruction of infants. Her reputation suffered, however, from attacks by critics of her poetry and politics. This charming biography by Anna Letitia Le Breton (1808-85), her great-niece, was first published in 1874 and seeks to bring Barbauld's name back to public attention and acclaim. It draws on personal recollections, letters, and other family memorabilia in the author's possession
Remarks on Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's Enquiry into the expediency and propriety of public or social worship : By Anna Laetitia Barbauld by Barbauld( )

22 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons for children, from two to three years old by Barbauld( Book )

25 editions published between 1778 and 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's Enquiry into the expediency and propriety of public or social worship by Barbauld( Book )

16 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford book of children's stories
Alternative Names
A dissenter 1743-1825

A volunteer 1743-1825

Aiken, Anna Letitia 1743-1825

Aikin, A. L. 1743-1825

Aikin, Anna Laetitia.

Aikin, Anna Lætitia 1743-1825

Aikin , Anna Letitia

Aikin, Anna Letitia 1743-1825

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Aikin Barbauld, Anna Letitia 1743-1825

Anna Laetitia Barbauld angol költő és írónő

Anna Laetitia Barbauld britisk skribent og poet

Anna Laetitia Barbauld Brits dichteres (1743-1825)

Anna Laetitia Barbauld brittisk författare och poet

Anna Laetitia Barbauld englische Autorin

Anna Laetitia Barbauld poétesse romantique, essayiste et auteur de littérature pour enfants

Anna Laetitia Barbauldová

Anna Letitia Barbauld

Author of Lessons for children.

Author of Lessons for children 1743-1825

Barbauld.

Barbauld 1743-1825 Mrs

Barbauld, A. L.

Barbauld, A. L. 1743-1825

Barbauld, A. L. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825

Barbauld, Agnese Lucia 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

Барбо, Анна-Летиция

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آنا لاتيتا باربولد

آنا لاتيتا باربولد مؤلفة إنجليزية

آنا لایتیتیا باربالد شاعر و نویسنده بریتانیایی

アナ・レティティア・バーボルド

安娜·利蒂希婭·巴鮑德

安娜·拉埃蒂茨娅·巴鲍德

Languages
English (1,315)

French (35)

Italian (7)

German (2)

Covers
PoemsThe poems of Anna Letitia BarbauldThe pleasures of imagination : 1795Women writers and old age in Great Britain, 1750-1850Essays and studies, 1998 : Romanticism and genderLiterature and scienceSelected poetry and prose