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Description - The Sappho History by Margaret Reynolds

In "The Sappho History" Margaret Reynolds traces the story of the reception of Sappho's poetry and her afterlife in literature and art from the mid-18th century. For women writers in the Romantic period, she symbolized possibility; for the young Tennyson, she was a private ancestor helping him make his own name as a poet. Richly illustrated throughout, this book provides a fresh view of Western culture from the Romantic period to the modern.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333971703
ISBN-10: 0333971701
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 311
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 23-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Margaret Reynolds

MARGARET REYNOLDS is an academic, critic and broadcaster. Her 1992 edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh won the British Academy's Rose Mary Crawshay Prize. Her other books include Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology and The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories. She is also the author of The Sappho Companion. Margaret Reynolds is Reader in English at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. Her radio series include Aria (BBC Radio 3), Classic Storylines (BBC Radio 4) and a new series of Adventures in Poetry (BBC Radio 4).

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