Writing against the current

Anne Wilson's teisa and the tradition of british river poetry

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Abstract

One of the very few works by a woman within the subgenre of river poetry, Anne Wilson's 1600-line poem Teisa: A Descriptive Poem of the River Teese, Its Towns and Antiquities (1778) appears, at first, to fulfill all of the conventions of eighteenth-century locodescriptive verse in general, and river poetry in particular.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-285
Number of pages19
JournalWomen's Studies
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

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Writing against the current : Anne Wilson's teisa and the tradition of british river poetry. / Keegan, Bridget.

In: Women's Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, 01.01.2002, p. 267-285.

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