1840 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Anne Grant

Anonymous, in Chambers's Cyclopedia of English Literature (1840-44; 1879) 5:68.



The writings of this lady display a lively and observant fancy, and considerable powers of landscape-painting. They first drew attention to the more striking and romantic features of the Scottish Highlands, afterwards so fertile a theme for the genius of Scott.