Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Essays
Analyzing Lady Mary’s Turkish Embassy Letters: Gender, Writing, and Identity College
The Turkish Embassy Letters
Identity is an idiosyncratic definition of a person that can be constructed through many variables: race, gender, class and culture, to name but a few. The Turkish Embassy Letters, comes with a pre-constructed, orientalist ideal of the East, where...
Lady Montagu's Pursuit of Love
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Poems
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu wrote “The Lover: A Ballad” in an effort to dismiss the sexist attitudes of several male poets from the period. John Donne (“The Flea”), Andrew Marvell (“To his Coy Mistress”), and Robert Herrick (“To Virgins, Make Much...