“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Standard Name: Hands, Elizabeth
Birth Name: Elizabeth Herbert
Married Name: Elizabeth Hands
, a mid-eighteenth-century labouring-class poet, is of interest for the literary quality of her work (in pastoral, narrative poetry/biblical paraphrase, and satire) and also as an example of writing and publishing without the usual support of education and social standing.
Hands, Elizabeth. The Death of Amnon. Printed for the Author, 1789.