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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 122a

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Author

Aikin, John

Title

Miscellaneous pieces, in prose.

Imprint

London : Printed for J. Johnson, 1792.

Call Number

WPRP 122

Physical description

266 p. ; 20 cm

Citation

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

Notes

Bound with:
 
Barbauld, Mrs. Anna Laetitia
Poems  : a new ed., corr., to which is added an epistle to William Wilberforce.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

 

On the Province of Comedy

1

The Hill of Science, A Vision

27

On Romances, an Imitation

39

Seláma, an Imitation of Ossian

47

Against Inconsistency in our Expectations

59

The Canal and the Brook, an Apologue

79

On Monastic Institutions 

88

On the Pleasure derived from Objects of Terror; with Sir Bertrand, a Fragment

117

On the Heroic Poem of Gondibert

138

An Enquiry into those Kinds of Distress which excite agreeable Sensations; with a Tale

190

Essay on Devotional Taste

220