"The Petition for an Absolute Retreat"

Title"The Petition for an Absolute Retreat"
Year for Search1713
Authors[Finch], [Anne](1661-1720)
Tertiary AuthorsA Lady [pseud.]
Secondary TitleMiscellany Poems. Written by a Lady [pseud.]
Pagination33-49
Date Published1713
PublisherPtd. for John Barber
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Eutopian poem. Plea for a retreat from the troubles of life and a description of the retreat in terms of the tradition of a eutopia achieved without human effort.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Poems of Anne Countess of Winchilsea. Ed. Myra Reynolds. 2nd ser., vol. 5 of The Decennial Publication (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1903), 68-77.

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Author Note

Female author (1661-1720) .

Full Text

1713 [Finch, Anne] (1661-1720). “The Petition for an Absolute Retreat.” In her Miscellany Poems. Written by a Lady [pseud.] (London: Ptd. for John Barber, 1713), 33-49. Rpt. in The Poems of Anne Countess of Winchilsea. Ed. Myra Reynolds. 2nd ser., vol. 5 of The Decennial Publication (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1903), 68-77. L

Eutopian poem. Plea for a retreat from the troubles of life and a description of the retreat in terms of the tradition of a eutopia achieved without human effort. Female author.