Anna Laetitia Barbauld

Barbauld and her brother, [[John Aikin Anna Laetitia Barbauld (, by herself possibly , as in French, ''née'' Aikin; 20 June 1743 – 9 March 1825) was a prominent English poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, and author of children's literature.

A "woman of letters" who published in multiple genres, Barbauld had a successful writing career at a time when women rarely wrote professionally. She was a noted teacher at the Palgrave Academy and an innovative writer of works for children; her primers provided a model for more than a century. Her essays showed it was possible for a woman to be publicly engaged in politics; other women authors such as Elizabeth Benger emulated her. Barbauld's literary career spanned numerous periods in British literary history: her work promoted the values of the Enlightenment and of sensibility, while her poetry made a founding contribution to the development of British Romanticism. Barbauld was also a literary critic. Her anthology of 18th-century novels helped to establish the canon as it is known today.

Barbauld's career as a poet ended abruptly in 1812, with the publication of ''Eighteen Hundred and Eleven'', which criticised Britain's participation in the Napoleonic Wars. She was shocked by the vicious reviews it received and published nothing else in her lifetime. Her reputation was further damaged when many of the Romantic poets she had inspired in the heyday of the French Revolution turned against her in their later, more conservative years. Barbauld was remembered only as a pedantic children's writer in the 19th century, and largely forgotten in the 20th, until the rise of feminist literary criticism in the 1980s renewed interest in her works and restored her place in literary history. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1793
Printed for the benefit of the distressed Spital-Field weavers

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1791
Printed for J. Johnson

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1791
Printed for J. Johnson

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1792
Printed for J. Johnson

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1793
Printed for J. Johnson

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1793
printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1774
Printed for H. Saunders, in Great Ship-Street, and W. Sleater, in Castle-Street

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1799
Printed and sold by S. Fisher, No. 10, St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell; also sold by T. Hurst, No. 32, Paternoster Row

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1773
printed for Joseph Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1795
imprimé & vendu, par Jean Marshall, No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheapside

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1792
printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1792
printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1794
Printed by R.M. Jackson, No. 20 Meath-Street

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1793
Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1800
printed and sold by S. Fisher , No. 10, ST. John's Lane, Clerkenwell ; also sold by T. Hurst , No. 32, Paternoster Row ; and T. Tounley, Boston

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1794
printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1800
printed for J. Johnson; by T. Bensley

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1792
printed for Edward Leslie, Bookseller, head of the Murraygate

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1773
printed for Joseph Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-Yard

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by Barbauld, Anna Letitia
Published 1792
printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard