The Piozzi Letters: 1817-1821

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University of Delaware Press, 1989 - 576 pàgines
The letters in this volume record the last years of Mrs. Piozzi's life. Her correspondence from 1817 to 1821 reads like extensions of her private journals and may be seen as affirmation of hope and ambition as well as decelarations of frustration, grief, anger, and self-pity.
 

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Short Titles for Major Manuscript Repositories
37
Short Titles for Hester Lynch Piozzis Manuscripts and Books
39
Short Titles for Secondary Sources
43
Names and Abbreviations of Major Figures in the Piozzi Correspondence
51
Editorial Principles
53
Letters 18171821
57
Index
519
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