Poems (1773)

Includes transcriptions, photo reproductions of the original volume, critical apparatus, & a "Poem Web," featuring detailed commentary & contextual materials for "On a Lady's Writing."

Table of Contents

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Poems *
by Anna Lætitia Aikin

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"Characters," by Anna Laetitia Aikin

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-------- semper amabilem.



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Bibliography - Primary Sources

Aikin, John, and Anna Barbauld. Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose. London: J. Johnson, 1773.

Poems. Anna Lætitia Aikin. London: Printed for Joseph Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-Yard,1773.

Devotional Pieces. 1775.

Lessons for Children of Two to Three Years Old. London: J. Johnson, 1778.

Lessons for Children of Three Years Old. London: J.


"VERSES written in an Alcove," by Anna Laetitia Aikin

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Jam Cytherea choros ducit Venus imminente Luna.




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The text of Anna Barbauld's Poems (1773) used in this hypertext edition was scanned from a copy of the first edition in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. Thanks to Special Collections librarians John Charles and Jeannine Green for permission to use the text and for their help and encouragement. The text for "Observations on Female Literature in General" is courtesy Rutherford Library, University of Alberta.

Daniel White, University of Puget Sound, generously provided a link to his bibliography of works by and about Barbauld. Other sources are credited locally. Any other materials are in the public domain or are reprinted only in limited fair-use portions (credited locally).



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