Includes bibliographical references (p. -284) and index.
Recovering Romanticism and women poets / Harriet Kramer Linkin and Stephen C. Behrendt -- Endurance and forgetting : what the evidence suggests / Paula R. Feldman -- Gap that is not a gap : British poetry by women, 1802-1812 / Stephen C. Behrendt -- Subject of violence : Mary Lamb, femme fatale / Adriana Craciun -- "Tales of truth?" : Amelia Opie's antislavery poetics / Roxanne Eberle -- "Dost thou not know my voice?" : Charlotte Smith and the lyric's audience / Sarah M. Zimmerman -- "Be good!" : acting, reader's theater, and oratory in Frances Anne Kemble's writing / Catherine B. Burroughs -- Recuperating Romanticism in Mary Tighe's Psyche / Harriet Kramer Linkin -- "High-minded Christian lady" : the posthumous reception of Anna Letitia Barbauld / William McCarthy -- "Burst are the prison bars" : Caroline Bowles Southey and the vicissitudes of poetic reputation / Kathleen Hickok -- Felicia Hemans and the revolving doors of reception / Susan Wolfson -- Receiving the legend, rethinking the writer : Letitia Landon and the poetess tradition / Tricia Lootens.