Anne Kingsmill Finch
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea was born in Sydmonton, Hampshire, the third child of Sir William Kingsmill of Sydmonton Court, and his wife, Anne Haslewood. Finch's works often express a desire for respect as a female poet, lamenting her difficult position as a woman in the literary establishment and the court, while writing of an intense artistic impulse to write despite the difficulties.
As a poet, Finch attained a modest amount of notoriety during her lifetime, which spanned the late 17th and early 18th centuries. However, her large body of work, written during the Augustan period (approximately 1660-1760), would earn greater attention after her death. While Finch also ... more »
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- The Young Rat And His Dam, The Cock And ...
- To The Nightingale
- A Tale of the Miser and the Poet
- The Dog And His Master
- A Nocturnal Reverie
- The Cautious Lovers
- An Apology for my fearfull temper
- For the Better
- Democritus And His Neighbors
- Enquiry After Peace
- A Pastoral Dialogue Between Two Shepherd...
- Adam Pos'd
- La Passion Vaincue
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