Hannah Cowley (née Parkhouse)

(14 March 1743 - 11 March 1809)
Hannah Cowley (1743-1809)

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Hannah Cowley (1743-1809)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Cowley, Mrs. (Hannah), 1743-1809. The Maid of Arragon; a Tale. By Mrs. Cowley. Part I. London: printed by T. Spilsbury, for L. Davis, T. Longman, J. Dodsley, T. Cadell, W. Owen, S. Crowder, T. Davies, T. Becket, G. Kearsley, C. Dilly, T. Evans, Richardson and Urquhart, and R. Faulder. M,DCC,LXXX., 1780. [6],46,[4]p.; 4⁰. (ESTC T38853; OTA K039355.000)
  • Cowley, Mrs. (Hannah), 1743-1809. The Scottish village: or, Pitcairne Green. A poem. By Mrs. Cowley. London: printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, in Paternoster-Row. MDCCLXXXVII., 1787. viii,23,[1]p.; 4⁰. (ESTC T128955; OTA K102562.000)
  • Cowley, Mrs. (Hannah), 1743-1809. The Poetry of Anna Matilda. London: printed by John Bell, British Library, Strand, Bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. M DCC LXXXVIII., 1788. [8],139,[1]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T90094; OTA K073164.000)
  • Manners, Catherine Rebecca, Lady, 1766 or 1767-1852. Poems by Lady Manners. Second edition. London: John Bell, 1793. 126p. (ESTC T173070)


ODNB 6500

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. 80. Print.
  • Radcliffe, David H., ed. Hannah Cowley (1743-1809). Spenser and the Tradition: ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830. Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Tech, 2006. Web. 14 Oct. 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20170908014740/http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/AuthorRecord.php?recordid=33205.
  • Todd, Janet, ed. A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1800. Paperback edition, revised. Lanham et al.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1987. 94. Print.


  • Labbe, Jacqueline M. The anthologised romance of Della Crusca and Anna Matilda. Romanticism on the Net 18 (2000). Web. 12 Jan. 2018. https://www.erudit.org/fr/revues/ron/2000-n18-ron430/005916ar/
  • Robinson, Daniel. Della Crusca, Anna Matilda, and Ludic Sensibility. Wordsworth Circle 42(2) (2011): 170-174. Print.