Writing against the current: Anne Wilson's teisa and the tradition of british river poetry

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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gender Studies
  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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