Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2013–2014

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Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2013–2014 Ashley Chantler Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes Buie, Diane, ‘William Cowper: A Religious Melancholic?’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 36.1 (2013), 103-119. Chantler, Ashley, ‘Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2011–2012’ and ‘Additions to “Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980–2010”’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 50-52. Clucas, Tom, ‘Editing Milton During the French Revolution: Cowper and Hayley as “brother Editor[s]”’,                                                Review of English Studies,  65.272 (2014), 866–87. Gee, Lisa, ‘“William the Conqueror”: The Friendship Between William Hayley and William Cowper’,                                                      Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 31-49. Hutchings, W. B., ‘William Cowper, “Hope”, Lines 75-210’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 23-30. Hutchings, W. B., ‘On the Loss of the Royal George’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 38 Keyner, Thomas, and John D. Baird, ‘Cowper’s “Light Propitious”’,   Notes and Queries, 60.1 (2013), 110-11. Koehler, Martha J., ‘Sincerity and Dread in William Cowper’s Conversion Narratives’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 3-33. Newey, Vincent, ‘Cowper’s Task: An Unexpected Reference’,             Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 34-37. Newey, Vincent, ‘Editions of the Writings of William Cowper: An Annotated Bibliography 1960–2013’,                                                 Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 46-48. Parker, Erin, ‘“Doubt not an affectionate host”: Cowper’s Hares and the Hospitality of Eighteenth-Century Pet Keeping’,                     Eighteenth-Century Life, 38.2 (2014), 75-104. Rignall, John, ‘Cowper’s Importance to George Eliot’,                         Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 17-22. Seward, Tony, ‘William Cowper and the Material World’,                Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 3-16. Spooner, Emma, ‘I Sing of the Sofa, of Cucumbers, and of Fanny Price: Mansfield Park and The Task; Or, Why Fanny Price Is a Cucumber’, Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal, 35.1 (2014), online. Books and Chapters Andrews, Kerri, ‘“No more than as an atom ’mid the vast profound”: Conceptions of Time in the Poetry of William Cowper, William Wordsworth, and

Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2013–2014

Ashley Chantler

Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes

Buie, Diane, ‘William Cowper: A Religious Melancholic?’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 36.1 (2013), 103-119.

Chantler, Ashley, ‘Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2011–2012’ and ‘Additions to “Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980–2010”’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 50-52.

Clucas, Tom, ‘Editing Milton During the French Revolution: Cowper and Hayley as “brother Editor[s]”’,                                                Review of English Studies,  65.272 (2014), 866–87.

Gee, Lisa, ‘“William the Conqueror”: The Friendship Between William Hayley and William Cowper’,                                                      Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 31-49.

Hutchings, W. B., ‘William Cowper, “Hope”, Lines 75-210’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 23-30.

Hutchings, W. B., ‘On the Loss of the Royal George’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 38

Keyner, Thomas, and John D. Baird, ‘Cowper’s “Light Propitious”’,   Notes and Queries, 60.1 (2013), 110-11.

Koehler, Martha J., ‘Sincerity and Dread in William Cowper’s Conversion Narratives’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 3-33.

Newey, Vincent, ‘Cowper’s Task: An Unexpected Reference’,             Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 34-37.

Newey, Vincent, ‘Editions of the Writings of William Cowper: An Annotated Bibliography 1960–2013’,                                                 Cowper and Newton Journal, 4 (2014), 46-48.

Parker, Erin, ‘“Doubt not an affectionate host”: Cowper’s Hares and the Hospitality of Eighteenth-Century Pet Keeping’,                     Eighteenth-Century Life, 38.2 (2014), 75-104.

Rignall, John, ‘Cowper’s Importance to George Eliot’,                         Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 17-22.

Seward, Tony, ‘William Cowper and the Material World’,                Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 3-16.

Spooner, Emma, ‘I Sing of the Sofa, of Cucumbers, and of Fanny Price: Mansfield Park and The Task; Or, Why Fanny Price Is a Cucumber’, Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal, 35.1 (2014), online.

Books and Chapters

Andrews, Kerri, ‘“No more than as an atom ’mid the vast profound”: Conceptions of Time in the Poetry of William Cowper, William Wordsworth, and Ann Yearsley’, in Class and the Canon: Constructing Labouring-Class Poetry and Poetics, 1780–1900, ed. Kirstie Blair and Mina Gorji (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Darcy, Jane, ‘Religious Melancholy: Hayley’s Life of Cowper’, Melancholy and Literary Biography, 1640–1816        (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Higgins, David, ‘“These circuits, that have been made around the globe”: William Cowper’s Glocal Vision’, Romantic Englishness: Local, National and Global Selves (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Tong, Joanne, ‘“Pity for the Poor Africans”: William Cowper and the Limits of Abolitionist Affect’, in Affect and Abolition in the  Anglo-Atlantic, 1770–1830, ed. Stephen Ahern (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013).

Additions to ‘Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980–2012’

Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes

Darcy, Jane, ‘Johnson, Cowper and Religious Conversion’, New Rambler, 14 (2010–2011), 47-57.

Brunström, Conrad, ‘“Leaving the Herd”: How Queer Was Cowper?’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29.2 (2006), 157-67.

Ella, George M., ‘Cowper the Campaigner’, Evangelical Times           (Oct. 1984), 4-5.

Ella, George M., ‘William Cowper: “A Burning Bush which was not Consumed”’, Banner of Truth, 256 (Jan. 1985), 4-11.

Ella, George M., ‘John Newton’s Friendship with William Cowper’, Banner of Truth, 269 (Feb. 1986), 10-19.

Ella, George M., ‘The Olney Hymns and Their Relevance for Today’, Bible League Quarterly (Apr.–June 1986), 420-25.

Ella, George M., ‘William Cowper and Home Schooling’,           Spectrum: Education and Christian Belief, 25.1 (1993), 57-73.

Ella, George M., ‘William Cowper and the Slave Trade’,                      New Focus, 4.6 (2000), 18-19.

Books and Chapters

Baker, John, ‘On William Cowper: “such a destin’d wretch as I”’, in Melancholy Experience in Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century: Before Depression, 1660–1800, ed. Allan Ingram, Stuart Sim, Clark Lawlor, Richard Terry, John Baker and Leigh Wetherall (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Davidoff, Leonore, and Catherine Hall, ‘William Cowper and Hannah More’, Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780–1850, revised edition (London: Routledge, 2002).

Davie, Donald, ‘William Cowper and the Plain Style’, The Eighteenth-Century Hymn in England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).

Dolan, John, ‘Gray to Cowper: Cat to Cast-away via “Night Thoughts”’, Poetic Occasion from Milton to Wordsworth (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 2000).

Fairer, David, English Poetry of the Eighteenth Century 1700–1789 (London: Longman, 2003).

Favret, Mary, War at a Distance: Romanticism and the Making of Modern Wartime (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010).

Fulford, Tim, Debbie Lee and Peter J. Kitson, Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Goldberg, Brian, ‘William Cowper and the Itinerant Lake Poet’,  The Lake Poets and Professional Identity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Hess, Scott, ‘William Cowper: The Accidental Poet and the Emerging Self’, Authoring the Self: Self-Representation, Authorship, and the Print Market in British Poetry from Pope to Wordsworth        (New York: Routledge, 2005).

Mee, Jon, ‘“Language Really Used by Men”: Cowper, Coleridge, and Wordsworth’, Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762–1830 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).

O’Brien, Karen, ‘Cowper and the Moral Order of Knowledge’, in Postcolonial Enlightenment, ed. Daniel Carey and Lynn Fester (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).

Paxman, David, ‘Failure of Authority: Poetic Voices and the Muse of Grace in William Cowper’s The Task’, in 1650–1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, volume 5, ed. Kevin L. Cope (New York: AMS Press, 2000).

Spacks, Patricia Meyer, Privacy: Concealing the Eighteenth-Century Self (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003).

Thomas, Helen, ‘Radical Dissent and Spiritual Autobiography: Joanna Southcott, John Newton and William Cowper’, Romanticism and Slave Narratives: Transatlantic Testimonies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000).

With thanks to: George Ella; Vincent Newey; Tony Seward.

 

I would be grateful to learn of any omissions or errors. Acknowledgement will be made. Please write to me at:

a.chantler@chester.ac.uk

Dr Ashley Chantler
Department of English
University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester, CH1 4BJ
UK

(J5 Bib Chandler)

 

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The Cowper and Newton Journal includes scholarly articles, notes and reviews on Cowper, Newton and their contemporaries, as well as more general articles from the 18th century.

Joint Editors

Professor Vincent NeweyTony SewardDr William Hutchings

Editorial Board:

Dr Ashley Chantler (University of Chester), Dr Michael Davies (University of Liverpool), Kate Bostock (Museum Trustee), Professor Martha J. Koehler (University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, PA), Professor Bob Owens (University of Bedfordshire).

Reviews Editor: Tony Seward

The predecessor to The Cowper and Newton Journal was The Cowper and Newton Bulletin.  Published in 8 volumes from 2002-2009, it contained museum news in each issue as well as one or more full-length scholarly articles and shorter notes.

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