Robert Anderson

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Standard Name: Anderson, Robert,, 1749 - 1830

Connections

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Friends, Associates Anne Bannerman
A friend who was crucial in AB 's career was Robert Anderson , editor of a famous poetry anthology and of the Edinburgh Magazine.
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
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Other important friends were John Leyden (linguist, poet, and...
Literary responses Anna Gordon
William Tytler was followed by many more in his interest in AG 's ballads. His son Alexander Fraser Tytler (Lord Woodhouselee) , Scott , Jamieson , Joseph Ritson , M. G. Monk Lewis , Robert Anderson
Literary responses Anne Bannerman
The volume was well reviewed, and poems were reprinted in two magazines. Literary commentators like Thomas Park , Joseph Cooper Walker , and Joseph Martin , assured Robert Anderson of their admiration.
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
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Occupation Anne Bannerman
This was when she took up a position as governess to the family of Lady Frances Beresford in Exeter.
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
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Archives of the Royal Literary Fund, 1790-1918.
Some of her friends felt her lofty and unaccommodating mind
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
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made her unlikely...
Author summary Anna Gordon
AG , later Mrs Brown of Falkirk, was known even in her lifetime as a collector and performer of ballads and traditional Scottish songs. She was the earliest performer from whom unprinted ballads were collected...
Publishing Anne Bannerman
Robert Anderson 's Edinburgh Magazine published work by AB under the pseudonym Augusta: two sonnets and a verse translation from Rousseau .
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
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Timeline

1792
Literary scholar Robert Anderson began publishing his Works of the British Poets in Edinburgh.
1810
Alexander Chalmers published an influential anthology, Works of the British Poets, in 21 volumes.
1825
Alexander Dyce , then a twenty-seven-year-old reluctant clergyman, published his Specimens of British Poetesses, a project in rediscovering women's literary history.