Eighteenth-Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology

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SOURCES AND NOTES

THE notes are keyed to the texts by poem-number and not by pagination. Sources for the biographical headnote appear first, followed by sources of the texts of individual poems and, where necessary, concise explanatory notes on factual matters. The following abbreviations are used in the biographical sources:

Ballard, Memoirs George Ballard, Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great
Britain who have been Celebrated for their Writings

( Oxford, 1752)
Biographia Dramatica David Erskine Baker, Biographia Dramatica or A Com-
panion to the Playhouse (2 vols., 1764); revised Isaac
Reed (2 vols., 1782); revised Stephen Jones (4 vols.,
1812)
Boswell, Life James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson, ed. G. B.
Hill, revised L. F. Powell (6 vols., Oxford, 1934-64)
Cokayne, Baronetage G. E. Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage (6 vols.,
Exeter, 1900-9)
Cokayne, Peerage G. E. Cokayne, The Complete Peerage (revised edn.,
13 vols., 1910-59)
Coleridge, Letters Collected Letten of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. E. L.
Griggs (6 vols., Oxford, 1956-71)
DNB Dictionary of National Biography
Dodsley, Collection A Collection of Poems by Several Hands, ed. Robert
Dodsley (6 vols., 1748-58)
Foxon, Catalogue D. F. Foxon, English Verse 1701-1750: A Catalogue
( Cambridge. 1975)
Garrick, Letters The Letters of David Garrick, ed. D. M. Little and
G. M. Kahrl (3 vols., 1963)
Gent. Mag. The Gentleman's Magazine (173- )
Nichols, Anecdotes John Nichols, Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Cen-
tary
(9 vols., 1812-15)
Nichols, Illustrations John Nichols, Illustrations of the Literary History of the
Eighteenth Century
(8 vols., 1817-58)
Poems by Eminent Ladies Poems by Eminent Ladies, ed. George Colman and
Bonnell. Thornton (2 vols., 1755; revised edn., 2 vols.
[ 1780?])
Pope, Correspondence The Correspondence of Alexander Pope, ed. G. Sherburn
(5 vols., Oxford, 1956)
Shiells, Lives Robert Shiels or Shiells, The Lives of the Poets of Great
Britain and Ireland
(5 vols., 1753; attributed to
Theophilus Cibber on the title-page)
Swift, Correspondence The Correspondence Jonathan Swift, ed. H. Williams
(5 vols., Oxford, 1963)
Thraliana Thraliana: The Diary of Mrs. Hester Lynch Thrale ( Later
Mrs. Piozzi
), ed. K. C. Balderston (2 vols., Oxford,
1942; revised edn., 1951, cited)
Todd, Dictionary A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers
1660-1800
, ed. J. Todd ( 1984)

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Table of contents

  • Eighteenth-Century Women Poets i
  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgements v
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction xxi
  • Mary, Lady Chudleigh (née Lee) (1656-1710) 1
  • Sources and Notes 515
  • Index of Titles and First Lines 541
  • Index of Authors 554
  • Index of Selected Topics 556
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