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2. Lootens, Tricia, The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017), 1–19.
3. Jackson, Virginia and Prins, Yopie, “Lyrical Studies,” Victorian Literature and Culture 27, no. 2 (1999): 521–30, 523.
4. Prins, Yopie, Victorian Sappho (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), 180.
5. Mellor, Anne K., “Distinguishing the Poetess from the Female Poet,” in Approaches to Teaching British Women Poets of the Romantic Period, ed. Behrendt, Stephen C. and Linkin, Harriet Kramer (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1997), 63–68, 64.
6. See, in this context, Armstrong, Isobel, Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics (New York: Routledge, 1993), 318–77.
7. See, for example, Hall, Catherine, Draper, Nicholas, McClelland, Keith, Donington, Katie, and Lang, Rachel, Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Colonial Slavery and the Formation of Victorian Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014); Huzzey, Richard, Freedom Burning: Anti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012).