1788 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Anna Seward

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



A lady of considerable accomplishments, beautiful in person, lively and entertaining in her conversation, and celebrated for her great excellence in the art of reading. She has published several poems: an Elegy on Captain Cook, written in the year 1780; a Monody on Major Andre; a Poem to the Memory of Lady Miller of Bath Easton Villa, near Bath; Louisa, a poetical novel in a series of letters; and an Ode to General Elliot upon the Siege of Gibraltar.