Barbauld, Anna Letitia (F)

b. 20 June 1743. d. 9 March 1825. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major poet, literary critic, editor, essayist, and children’s writer. Née Aikin. Sister of poet John Aikin. Married Reverend Rochemont Barbauld in 1774, and with her husband ran the Palgrave School for boys until 1785. Publications include *Eighteen Hundred and Eleven* (1812) and *The Female Speaker* (1811). Friends with Joanna Baillie and mentor to Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Washing Day 1837-01-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3443
The Wake of the King of Spain 1839-09-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3741
West End Fair September 1806 1891-06 Atalanta Poet 2085