Curran, Stuart. “Isabella Lickbarrow and Mary Bryan: Wordsworthian Poets”. The Wordsworth Circle, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 113-18.
The appearance of her Collected Poems...
Subscribers included Wordsworth
, and De Quincey
, all of them writers living in the area. Commentator Jonathan Wordsworth
suggests that the subscription list, which clearly took careful fund-raising work, may have been...
Mary Ann Radcliffe
She planned to title it An Address to the Inhabitants of Great Britain; its eventual title was chosen by the publisher, who also overruled MAR
's wish to remain anonymous.
Radcliffe, Mary Ann. The Memoirs of Mrs. Mary Ann Radcliffe. Printed for the author.
Feminist Companion Archive.
The original is...
The poems present human shifts of mood and quirks of feeling. They are sensitively observed and charmingly written. The only modern poets she yet knew of to admire, JB
said later, were William Hayley
In her Epistle to her Friends at GartmoreSB
offers racy comment on her medical or doctoring activities, and also on her own poetic style. Her natural style, she says, is casual and unpolished, since...
Critic Jonathan Wordsworth
takes On the Dangerous Illness of my Friend Mrs. L. as exemplying SB
's keen awareness of new developments that affect her art, since its personal ruminative style is inspired by William Cowper