Charlotte Turner Smith (1749-1806) was the author of ten novels, a play, and a host of innovative educational books for children, as well as several volumes of poetry that helped set priorities and determine the tastes of the culture of early Romanticism. Her Elegiac Sonnets sparked the sonnet revival in English Romanticism; The Emigrants initiated its passion for lengthy meditative introspection; and Beachy Head leant its poetic engagement with nature a uniquely telling immediacy. Smith was a woman, Wordsworth remarked a ...

The Poems of Charlotte Smith 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195083583

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