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The Resource A passionate sisterhood : the sisters, wives and daughters of the lake poets, Kathleen Jones

A passionate sisterhood : the sisters, wives and daughters of the lake poets, Kathleen Jones

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A passionate sisterhood : the sisters, wives and daughters of the lake poets
Title
A passionate sisterhood
Title remainder
the sisters, wives and daughters of the lake poets
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this Group Biography of the women in the lives of poets William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey, Kathleen Jones takes us into the kitchens, sickrooms, and eventually the madwoman's attics of these major Romantic households. The images of the familiar rustic idyll of Romantic poetry depends upon the bracing way these women bore the brunt of domestic realities. Behind the scenes of Romantic poetry there are the real-life tales of false teeth, opium, illness, and dementia. The letters and journals of the women of the Wordsworth circle from the basis for an illuminating new account of their interconnected lives - their passionate attachments, jealousies, the deaths of children, the realities of chronic ill health. They also contribute to a fuller understanding of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey as all-too-fallible human beings."--Jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Kathleen
Dewey number
  • 820.9/6287/09034
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR115
LC item number
.J65 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Women authors, English
  • Women and literature
  • Wordsworth, William
  • Wordsworth, William
  • Lake District (England)
Label
A passionate sisterhood : the sisters, wives and daughters of the lake poets, Kathleen Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brothers and sisters -- three milliners from Bath -- A state of dependence -- Love's first phantasies -- The German experiment -- The Lakers -- A plaited nest -- Phantoms and chimeras -- prejudice and prepossession -- The triad -- Lost children -- Dobrizhoffered -- The legacy of genius -- From poetry to prose
Control code
43083470
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 313 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312227517
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
99089669
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A passionate sisterhood : the sisters, wives and daughters of the lake poets, Kathleen Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brothers and sisters -- three milliners from Bath -- A state of dependence -- Love's first phantasies -- The German experiment -- The Lakers -- A plaited nest -- Phantoms and chimeras -- prejudice and prepossession -- The triad -- Lost children -- Dobrizhoffered -- The legacy of genius -- From poetry to prose
Control code
43083470
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 313 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312227517
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
99089669
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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