Dowling, William C.
Title THE EPISTOLARY MOMENT: The Poetics of the Eighteenth-Century Verse Epistle
Book Condition Fine in violet cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration a detail from ''A Man Writing a Letter'' by Gabriel Metsu. Notes, poems cited, works cited, index.
Edition First edition.
Publisher (Princeton, New Jersey): (Princeton University Press), (1991).
0691068917 / 9780691068916
Seller ID 30825.00
A study of the eighteenth-century verse epistle, with a focus on the audience. Dowling argues that epistolary poetry is divided by the audience directly addressed by the letter-writer and the audience later reading the exchange as an outsider.
Literary Criticism. Poetry. English Literature.