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Mary Anne Browne (24 September 1812 - 28 January 1845) was an English poet.[1]

LifeEdit

Browne was born at Bray, in Berkshire.[1] She was a younger sister of poet Felicia Hemans.[2] She began publishing poetry in 1826 in the Berkshire Chronicle, whose editor encouraged her writing.[1] She published her first collection the following year, at 15.[2]

In 1842 she married James Gray, a nephew of biographer Thomas Hogg.[2] Her last collection was issued as "Mrs. James Gray".[1]

She died at her home in Cork of "heart spasms", aged 32.[1]

PublicationsEdit

  • Mont Blanc and other poems. London: Hatchard, 1827.
  • Ada, and other poems. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1828.
  • Repentance, and other poems. London: Longman / Hatchard / Saunders & Benning, 1829.
  • The Coronal: Original poems, sacred and miscellaneous. London: Hamilton, Adams / Liverpool, UK: D. Marples, 1833.
  • The Birth-day Gift. London: Hamilton, Adams, 1834.
  • Ignatia and other poems. London: Hamilton, Adams, 1838.
  • Sacred Poetry. London: Hamilton, Adams, 1840.
  • Sketches from the Antique, and other poems (as "Mrs. James Gray"). 1844. Dublin: William Curry, Jun. / London: Longman, 1844.


Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Mary Ann Browne, Orlando Project, Cambridge University Press. Web, May 4, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Mary Anne Browne (1812-1844), English Poetry, 1579-1830, Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. Web, May 4, 2016.
  3. Search results = au:Mary Ann Browne, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, May 4, 2016.

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