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Review: Teresa Barnard (ed.), British Women and the Intellectual World in the Long Eighteenth Century (rev.)

In her excellent essay on the dramatist Joanna Baillie, Louise Duckling quotes Lord Byron reflecting on Voltaire’s assertion that ‘“the composition of a tragedy required testicles”—If this be true’, Byron writes, ‘Lord knows what Joanna … Continue reading

Review: Comitini, Vocational Philanthropy and British Women’s Writing (rev.)

Didactic writing seldom sets the modern pulse racing, and it is a brave critic who sets out to concentrate on literature which explicitly aims to improve the morals of its readers. From a historical distance, … Continue reading

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