Cary, Phoebe (F)

b. 4 September 1824. d. 31 July 1871. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet. Younger sister of poet Alice Cary. Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, to parents who were farmers. Like her sister Alice, Phoebe had limited education. She co-authored with her sister *The Poems of Alice and Phoebe Cary* (1850) and, after its success, Phoebe joined her sister in New York City in 1855, where they hosted receptions at their home that were attended by major American writers. Phoebe was also the author of the poetry volumes *Poems and Parodies* (1854) and *Poems of Faith, Hope, and Love* (1868). Biographical information: *ANB*. (SP, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Dead Love 1861-02-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6576
Coming Home 1861-06-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6597
Alas! 1861-07-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6598
Things Hoped For 1861-10-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6613
A Prayer 1862-11-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6670
The Moaning Sea 1862-12-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6675
The Maiden’s Complaint 1863-11-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6727
Compensation 1864-01-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6841