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The Literary World

Writers of the Romantic Period (1785-1830)

Literature of the Romantic period emphasized feeling, heroism, and the return to nature.

  • Jane Austen (born 1775, died 1817)

    English novelist.

    • Wrote Pride and Prejudice
  • Dorothy Wordsworth (born 1771, died 1855)

    English writer.

    • Wrote The Alfoxden Journal
  • Mary Wollstonecraft (born 1759, died 1797)

    English writer and feminist. Mother of author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

    • Wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women as a response to Jeanne Jaque''s argument that women exist to please men
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (born 1797, died 1851)

    English novelist. Married to poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

    • Wrote Frankenstein
  • Anna Laetitia Barbauld (born 1743, died 1825)

    English poet.

    • Wrote ''''To a Little Invisible Being Who Is Expected Soon to Become Visible''''
  • Joanna Baillie (born 1762, died 1851)

    Scottish playwright and poet.

    • Wrote The Beacon
  • Felicia Dorothea Hemans (born 1793, died 1835)

    English poet.

    • Wrote ''''England''s Dead''''
  • Fanny Burney (born 1752, died 1840)

    English novelist.

    • Wrote Evelina
  • Elizabeth Inchbald (born 1753, died 1821)

    English actress, playwright and novelist.

    • Wrote A Simple Story
  • Ann Radcliffe (born 1764, died 1823)

    English writer of extremely popular Gothic novels.

    • Wrote The Mysteries of Udolpho
  • Susanna Rowson (died 1824)

    English-American actress, playwright, novelist and educator.

    • Wrote the first American bestseller, Charlotte Temple
  • Annette, Baroness von Droste-Hülshoff (born 1797, died 1848)

    German poet and short-story writer.

    • Wrote Das geistliche Jahr (''''The Spiritual Year'''')
  • Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda (born 1814, died 1873)

    Cuban poet, playwright and novelist.

    • Wrote the play Alfonso Munio
  • Laure, duchesse d'Abrantès Junot (born 1784, died 1838)

    French noblewoman and associate of Napoleon, who wrote a famous memoir of some of France's most turbulent years.

    • Wrote Mémoires sur Napoléon, la Révolution, le Consulat, l''Empire et la Restauration

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