Lady Mary Lowther

Standard Name: Lowther, Lady Mary


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Literary responses Anne Finch
Barbara McGovern has disposed (hopefully once and for all) of the mistaken story of Pope 's hostility to AF . In fact, they shared a literary friendship which Finch found valuable.
McGovern, Barbara. Anne Finch and Her Poetry: A Critical Biography. University of Georgia Press.
She also addressed...
Literary responses Anne Killigrew
William Wordsworth included an excerpt from one of these poems, St John the Baptist, in the manuscript anthology he compiled for Lady Mary Lowther at Christmas 1819. The anthologised lines end finely, Excess and...
Literary responses Jane Warton
Joseph Warton , who wrote on the same subject in the same genre, told a friend by the way her poem was the best of the two.
Reid, Hugh. “Jenny: The Fourth Warton”. Notes and Queries, Vol.
continuous series 231
, No. 1, pp. 84-92.
This poem was chosen by William Wordsworth
Reception Laetitia Pilkington
Wordsworth chose from her works eleven melancholy and religious couplets from Sorrow, for inclusion in his manuscript anthology presented to Lady Mary Lowther at Christmas 1819. He omitted the later part of the poem...


Christmas 1819: William Wordsworth presented Lady Mary Lowther...

Women writers item

Christmas 1819

William Wordsworth presented Lady Mary Lowther with a little manuscript volume of poems: those by women were mostly copied from the pages of Poems by Eminent Ladies.


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