Revolutionary Writers

Author: Emory Elliott
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195364972
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Elliott demonstrates how America's first men of letters--Timothy Dwight, Joel Barlow, Philip Freneau, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, and Charles Brockden Brown--sought to make individual genius in literature express the collective genius of the ...

Women Writers In Pre Revolutionary France

Author: Colette H. Winn
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815323679
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Returning to a distinction I suggested eatlier, we might say that in the
seventeenth century there were practically no women "letrer writers" belonging to
the "epistolaty gente," bur there were a certain number of women who wrote "real
" letrers. Published in 1665 and writren seven or eight yeats before, L'Hiitoire
amoureusedes Gaules [The Amatory History of Gaul], a satitical novel abour the
customs of the time, reflects the existence of the real women's letrers. Its aurhor,
Bussy-Raburin, ...

Western Intellectuals And The Soviet Union 1920 40

Author: Ludmila Stern
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134238673
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In November and December 1930, a major writers' congress took place in the
Ukrainian city of Kharkov—the Second International Conference of Revolutionary
Writers. It later became known as the Kharkov Congress and was attended by
134 delegates from thirty-five countries,1 85 per cent of all the literary figures
being Communists. The largest delegation, the German, included the
revolutionary writers Johannes Becher, Ludwig Renn and the Czech-born writer
and journalist Erwin ...

British Women Writers And The French Revolution

Author: A. Craciun
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230501885
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Based on new research in French and British archives and libraries, the book uncovers little-known writings by British women, and argues that these writers developed a distinct antinationalism, in some cases even a feminist cosmopolitanism, ...

Thomas Paine

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756510763
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Profiles the life and career of the author of Common sense, his time in a French prison, his release, and his contributions to American history.

Robert Cantwell And The Literary Left

Author: T. V. Reed
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805048
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In the literary field, for example, the movement toward a less harshly
revolutionary image began in 1934 with the elimination of the John Reed Clubs,
and was welcomed as a move consistent with the growing attack on ultraleft
literary criticism. To the Party, the move was a part of along-term strategy to attract
well-known liberal writers who could give added respectability to a literary front
against fascism, a strategy that would eventually lead to a virtual abandonment of
the very idea of ...

Romantic Women Writers Revolution And Prophecy

Author: Orianne Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107027063
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Romantic-era poets like William Blake, Percy Shelley, and Anna Barbauld
confidently invoked the Miltonic figure of the poet-prophet speaking out in a time
of revolution. As Piozzi's apocalyptic speculations in her journal Thraliana and
her attempt at writing history in Retrospection reveal, poetry was not the only
genre of writing that enabled a writer to speak in a prophetic register. This
chapter traces Helen Maria Williams's efforts throughout her career to find an
appropriate genre for ...

Women And Authorship In Revolutionary America

Author: Angela Vietto
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351872419
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The resulting analysis complicates and challenges a number of critical commonplaces, presenting instead a narrative of American literary history that presents the novel as women’s entrée into authorship; dichotomized views of civic and ...