[Book Nerd Links] Laetitia Pilkington

I was happy to run across this article about the supremely fascinating 18th-century writer, Laetitia Pilkington. If you’ve never heard of her, this is a great place to start your acquaintance!

Modern Wit [Poetry Foundation]

4 thoughts on “[Book Nerd Links] Laetitia Pilkington

  1. Interesting article and interesting woman, maedez. The trials and tribulations of women have not changed all that much although she might have gotten a little share of the property in this day and age.


    • Oh, indeed. Of course, what Laetitia went through was an extreme of an extreme, even for her day. However, the individual elements of her troubles still happen to women every day. How far have we come, again?

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