Susanna Blamire

(12 January 1747 - 5 April 1794)
Susanna Blamire (1747-1794)

by Giacomo Cambruzzi, c. 1778

Susanna Blamire (1747-1794)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Blamire, Susanna, 1747-1794. The Poetical Works of Miss Susanna Blamire “The muse of Cumberland.” Now for the first time collected by Henry Lonsdale, M.D. with a preface, memoir, and notes by Patrick Maxwell, ... Edinburgh: John Menzies, 61 Princes Street; R. Tyas, London; D. Robertson, Glasgow; and C. Thurnam, Carlisle. MDCCCXLII., 1842.


ODNB 2600; DMI 1318


  • Maycock, Christopher. A passionate poet: Susanna Blamire, 1747-94: a biography. Penzance: Hypatia, 2003. Print.

Reference works

  • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 28-29. Print.
  • Radcliffe, David H., ed. Susanna Blamire (1747-1794). Spenser and the Tradition: ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830. Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Tech, 2006. Web. 14 Oct. 2011.
  • Todd, Janet, ed. A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1800. Paperback edition, revised. Lanham et al.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1987. 50. Print.


  • Betz, Paul F. Romantic archaeologies. Wordsworth Circle 27(1) (1996): 42-44. Print.
  • Fernández Cuesta, Julia and Christopher Langmuir. Scoto-Cumbrian? The Representation of Dialect in the Works of Josiah Relph and Susanna Blamire. Sauer, Hans and Gaby Waxenberger, eds. Recording English, Researching English, Transforming English. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013. 265-284. Print.
  • Page, Judith W. Susanna Blamire's ecological imagination: Stoklewath; or, The Cumbrian Village. Women's Writing 18(3) (2011): 385-404. Print.


  • Lewis, Becky. The Appeal of the Domestic in the First-Year Course: Susanna Blamire. Behrendt, Stephen C. and Harriet Kramer Linkin, eds. Approaches to Teaching British Women Poets of the Romantic Period. New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America, 1997. 157-160. Print.