Author Biography

Catherine Keohane teaches writing and literature at Montclair State University. A specialist in eighteenth-century literature and culture, she has published articles on Frances Burney, Sarah Scott, and Ann Yearsley as well as on the seventeenth-century poet Aemilia Lanyer. Her current book project examines eighteenth-century depictions of charity in didactic and imaginative literature to explore the implications of form for promoting and challenging gender and class ideology.


Review of Ann Yearsley and Hannah More, Patronage and Poetry by Kerri Andrews.


Ann Yearsley, Hannah More, patronage, literary networks, publishing