Restoration and Neoclassical Miscellanea

Monthly Archives: October, 2017

John Donne & the ‘Amorous Lady’ of Barbados

While John Donne and the ‘Amorous Lady’ of the Barbados Gazette lived a hundred years apart, their poetry has much in common . . . a ”┬ápeculiar fusion of intellect … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The ‘Anonymous Lady’

A series of poems by the ‘Anonymous’ or ‘Amorous’ lady were published in “The Barbados Gazette” between 1732 and 1738. Her identity is never revealed by the newspaper’s editor, however, … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Getting Dressed in the 18th Century

It took so long to get dressed in the 18th century that it’s a miracle any of these people ever left the house. See for yourself in this fascinating and … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

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