1788 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Hannah Cowley

Anonymous, in Catalogue of five hundred Celebrated Authors (1788).



The talents of this lady have been chiefly turned to the stage. She is the author of the Runway, a comedy; Who is the Dupe? a farce; Which is the Man? a comedy; Second Thoughts are Best, a comedy which was damned; A Bold Stroke for a Husband, a comedy; More ways than One, a comedy; The School for Grey Beards, a comedy: and Albina; and the Fate of Sparta, tragedies. She also published the Scottish Village, a poem; and the first part of a poem, intitled The Maid of Arragon.