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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 99

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Author

Williams, Helen Maria (1762-1827).

Title

A Narrative of the events which have taken place in France, from the landing of Napoleon Bonaparte, on the 1st of March, 1815, till the restoration of Louis XVIII. With an account of the present state of society and public opinion. 1st U.S. ed.

Imprint

Philadelphia : Thomas, 1816.

Physical description

First US edn. 8vo, pp. 245. Uncut in original printed boards, covers almost separate.

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Call number

WPRP 99

Notes

Although her avid championship of the French Revolution was not well received in England, her response to France during the revolution has maintained substantial interest. Williams remained a supporter of the revolution although her disillusionment grew with the coming of Napoleon.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

Not poetry. A Narrative of the events which have taken place in France, from the landing of Napoleon Bonaparte, on the 1st of March, 1815, till the restoration of Louis XVIII. With an account of the present state of society and public opinion is a prose piece.