Anna Swanwick

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Publishing in the mid and later nineteenth century, AS won fame firstly as a scholar and translator from German and then from ancient Greek. Her work for social causes (especially for the cause of women) and her faith in human progress also led her to give public addresses and to publish pamphlets on social and political matters, as well as a book of literary history.
Photograph of Anna Swanwick's grave marker. The marker is a high light grey column, with lists of names carved into each of the sides and painted in black.
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Milestones

22 June 1813
AS was born in Liverpool, the youngest in a family of three daughters.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Bruce, Mary Louisa. Anna Swanwick, A Memoir and Recollections 1813-1899. T. F. Unwin, 1903.
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1851
AS published her blank-verse renderings into English of Goethe 's Faust (the first part), together with Egmont, and two plays by him reprinted from her first volume.
Bruce, Mary Louisa. Anna Swanwick, A Memoir and Recollections 1813-1899. T. F. Unwin, 1903.
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2 November 1899
AS died at Tunbridge Wells in Kent, after a brief illness.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Bruce, Mary Louisa. Anna Swanwick, A Memoir and Recollections 1813-1899. T. F. Unwin, 1903.
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Biography

Birth and Family

22 June 1813
AS was born in Liverpool, the youngest in a family of three daughters.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Bruce, Mary Louisa. Anna Swanwick, A Memoir and Recollections 1813-1899. T. F. Unwin, 1903.
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