By Christine Gerrard
This broad-ranging better half offers readers a radical grounding in either the historical past and the substance of eighteenth-century poetry in all its wealthy kind.
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Ll. 15–20) Next, as part of an effort to smooth over any controversy about a non-Englishspeaking Hanoverian prince becoming the head of state, Centlivre lists a historical precedent particularly appropriate to the accession of George I, who had recently distinguished himself as an ally of the English against the French in the War of the Spanish Succession (1702–13): So Cruel Faction tore Rome’s ancient State, And all her Glories seem’d the Sport of Fate; When by Adoption Trajan took the Reins, And check’d his People’s Heats, and quench’d the Flames; Enlarg’d her Bounds to distant India’s Shoar, And taught her Drooping Eagles how to soar.
Ideology and Conspiracy: Aspects of Jacobitism, 1689–1759. Edinburgh: John Donald. Erskine-Hill, Howard (1984). ), Samuel Johnson: New Critical Essays. London: Vision. Erskine-Hill, Howard (1996). The Poetry of Opposition and Revolution: Dryden to Wordsworth. Oxford: Clarendon. Fairer, David, and Gerrard, Christine, eds. (2004). Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology, 2nd edn. Oxford: Blackwell. Gerrard, Christine (1994). The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725–1742.
Her untitled fragment “Her palace plac’d beneath a muddy road,” co-authored with Henry Fielding, reworks the fantasy landscape of Pope’s Dunciad, inverting its political values: the poem reattributes “Dulness” not to modern Whigs, but to the aptly named Catholic Alexander Pope and his literary cronies, bemired in centuries of “monkish” superstition. For Montagu, it is Whiggish writers such as Milton and Addison who have refined English taste and led the nation toward intellectual enlightenment, political liberty, and politeness.