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Title
Holograph essay (fragment), "On Poetry"
Names
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797 (Author)
Collection

Mary Wollstonecraft Manuscript Material

Series I. Writings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1797-04 (Inferred)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (MW 0004)
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Content: Title and some punctuation in the hand of William Godwin; begins, "A taste for rural scenes, in the present state of society, appears to be very often an artificial sentiment, rather inspired by poetry and romances . . . ."
Citation/reference: SC 19: volume I, page 175
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 page (single sheet)
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478284
MSS Unit ID: 21894
Archives EAD ID: 1715621
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d7ff6390-d8be-0133-4831-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1759: Creator Born
  • 1797: Creator Died
  • 1797: Created
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Holograph essay (fragment), "On Poetry"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a8ad7dc3-842f-c549-e040-e00a18062528

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Holograph essay (fragment), "On Poetry"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a8ad7dc3-842f-c549-e040-e00a18062528

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1797). Holograph essay (fragment), "On Poetry" Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a8ad7dc3-842f-c549-e040-e00a18062528

Wikipedia Citation

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Holograph essay (fragment), "On Poetry"