Mary Catherine Hume

Standard Name: Hume, Mary Catherine
Birth Name: Mary Catherine Hume
Married Name: Mary Catherine Rothery
Married Name: Mary Catherine Hume-Rothery
MCH , who following her marriage published as Mary Hume-Rothery, wrote in a number of genres from the mid-nineteenth century onwards Her works include a biography, several collections of poems (many of which reflect her Swedenborg ian views), a novel, a collection of children's stories, three religious texts, and a number of essays and pamphlets on the medical profession, vaccination, and the Contagious Diseases Acts.


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Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Barrett Browning
American poet Emily Dickinson loved EBB 's poetry. The language of Aurora Leigh crops up throughout her oeuvre, and she recalls the transformative experience, sanctifying the soul, of her early reading in one poem: I...
Intertextuality and Influence Sappho
Elizabeth Moody engagingly converts Sappho into a contemporary in Sappho Burns her Books and Cultivates the Culinary Arts, 1798.
Jay, Peter, and Caroline Lewis. Sappho Through English Poetry. Anvil Press Poetry.
But many women poets accepted the notion of her rejected love for Phaon: Robinson
politics John Milton
This is an argument which defends Milton's behaviour, and later Milton critics have offered different defences of him in the light of different ideas about what constitutes good behaviour in matters of gender. Meanwhile a...


By 1802: The smallpox vaccination method established...

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By 1802

The smallpox vaccination method established by Edward Jenner was coming into use around the world; in England about 100,000 people had been vaccinated, and the annual smallpox death rate (which had averaged about 3,000 per...


Hume, Mary Catherine. A Brief Sketch of the Life, Character, and Religious Opinions of the Late Charles Augustus Tulk. Otis Clapp, 1850.
Hume, Mary Catherine. Anti-Mourning. J. Speirs, 1876.
Hume, Mary Catherine, editor. National Anti-Compulsory-Vaccination Circular.
Hume, Mary Catherine. Normiton. J. W. Parker and Son, 1857.
Hume, Mary Catherine. “Poor? or Rich?”. The Alexandra Magazine and Englishwoman’s Journal, pp. 245-6.
Hume, Mary Catherine. Sappho. F. Pitman, 1862.
Hume, Mary Catherine. “Sappho”. Intellectual Repository, pp. 222-6.
Hume, Mary Catherine. The Bridesmaid, Count Stephen, and Other Poems. J. Chapman, 1853.
Hume-Rothery, William, and Mary Catherine Hume. The Divine Unity, Trinity, and At-one-ment. Heywood, 1878.
Hume, Mary Catherine. The Wedding Guests. J. W. Parker and Son, 1857.
Hume, Mary Catherine. Women and Doctors: or, Medical Despotism in England. Heywood, 1871.