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Joanna Baillie, a literary life

by Judith Bailey Slagle

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Madison, NJ, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851.,
    • Dramatists, Scottish -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Women and literature -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-314) and index.

      StatementJudith Bailey Slagle.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4056 .Z87 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination325 p. :
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3954772M
      ISBN 100838639496
      LC Control Number2001054478

      A deep affliction overtook the sisters Baillie in by the death of their brother, Dr. Matthew Baillie, who was tended by Joanna during his last illness with the utmost solicitude. The drama of the 'Martyr,' by Joanna Baillie, was published in , though it had been written some time before. Joanna Baillie Biography Joanna Baillie Bio Joanna Baillie was born on 11th September in Bothwell, United Kingdom and died on 23 February aged She was a Scottish playwright and poet, once compared to Shakespeare. Her parents were Revd James Baillie (c–)-father, who had recently been appointed minister at Bothwell, and her mother, Dorothea .

      Joanna Baillie, a literary life by Judith Bailey Slagle (Book) Romantic ideology unmasked: the mentally constructed tyrannies in dramas of William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, and Joanna Baillie by Marjean D Purinton (Book). In Joanna Baillie’s play The Second Marriage, the theme of ambition is shown through the actions of the married couple, Anthony Seabright and Lady Sarah. Their marriage is based on political.

      Joanna Baillie. Family Legend. Birthplace: Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Female Race or E. British poet and dramatist, born at the manse of Bothwell, on the banks of the Clyde, on the 11th of September She belonged to an old Scottish family, which claimed Born: Though Joanna Baillie's play The Second Marriage is a comedy about ambition, it nonetheless has some very serious points to make regarding the subject. Ambition is presented from the very first.


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Her play, De Monfort, was produced at Drury Lane in London and Constantine Paleologus at the Surrey Theatre. Another work, Constantine and Valeria was preformed in Liverpool, Dublin and Edinburgh.

Joanna Baillie died in in Hampstead at the age of About Joanna Baillie Baillie was a Scottish playwright, critic and poet who lived most of her life in Hampstead, where she was the centre of a rich literary culture.

Born into a family of physicians and the daughter of a university professor, Baillie was unusually well educated for a woman of her time. Joanna Baillie. Literary history has commonly recognized Wordsworth’s preface of as the first text of English Romantic criticism, but Wordsworth was hardly alone, in the last years of the eighteenth century, in making the attempt to confront the political and cultural crisis of Europe in the s with claims for new, transformative kinds of cultural production.

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Burroughs University of Pennsylvania Press, Abridged from ‘The life and work of Joanna Baillie’ () by Margaret S. Carhart (). Additional information from ‘The dramatic and poetical works of Joanna Baillie’ (). A Literary. Life and Work of Joanna Baillie Chapter 2 - Literary Background A modern essayist remarks that at thirty those fortunate mortals who have the gift of self-expression stop reading, because the intoxication of creating makes passive looking-on at literature too tame to be interesting.

Baillie was also the author of Miscellaneous Plays (), Family Legend (), and Dramas (). Baillie scholar Judith Slagle edited The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie (). Biographies include Margaret Sprague Carhart’s The Life and Work of Joanna Baillie () and Judith Bailey Slagle’s Joanna Baillie: A Literary Life ().

Joanna Baillie's biography and life Baillie (11 September – 23 February ) was a Scottish poet and dramatist. Baillie was very well-known during her lifetime and, though a. Baillie’s eminently readable dramas stand at the crossroads of the Scottish Enlightenment and early Romanticism, and compellingly engage with questions of women’s rights.

Her exploration of the passions, first published inis here reissued with a wealth of contextual materials including “The Introductory Discourse,” Baillie’s own brand of feminist literary criticism.

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She shows her interest in moral philosophy and the Gothic. She was critically acclaimed in her lifetime, and while living in Hampstead, associated with literary contemporaries such as Anna Barbauld. Joanna excelled as both a poet and a dramatist and came to be very well known during career despite the obstacles of being a woman writer.

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