ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Ann Batten Cristall

(1768 ca.-1795 fl.)


Ann Batten Cristall, daughter of a Scottish mariner, moved with her family to London at an early age; she published her one volume with Joseph Johnson and dedicated a poem to George Dyer. The book is noticed, without further information, in the Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors (1816). Her brother Joshua had some reputation as an artist.


TEXT RECORDS:

1795Ode on Truth.

PUBLICATIONS:

Poetical sketches. 1795.