Anna Letitia Barbauld: Selected Poetry and Prose

List of works

Unless otherwise noted, this list of works is taken from Wolicky's entry on Barbauld in the Dictionary of Literary Biography (each year with a link connects to its corresponding "[year] in literature" article, for verse works, or "[year] in literature" article, for prose or mixed prose and verse):

  • 1768: Corsica: An Ode
  • 1773: Poems
  • 1773: Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose (with John Aikin)
  • 1775: Devotional Pieces, Compiled from the Psalms and the Book of the Job
  • 1778: Lessons for Children of Two to Three Years Old (London: J. Johnson)[88][89]
  • 1778: Lessons for Children of Three Years Old (London: J. Johnson)
  • 1779: Lessons for Children from Three to Four Years Old (London: J. Johnson)[88]
  • 1781: Hymns in Prose for Children (London: J. Johnson)[88]
  • 1787: Lessons for Children, Part Three (London: J. Johnson)[88]
  • 1788: Lessons for Children, Part Four (London: J. Johnson)[88]
  • 1790: An Address to the Opposers of the Repeal of the Corporation and Test Acts
  • 1791: An Epistle to William Wilberforce, Esq. on the Rejection of the Bill for Abolishing the Slave Trade (London: J. Johnson)[89]
  • 1792: Civic Sermons to the People
  • 1792: Poems. A new edition, corrected. To which is added, An Epistle to William Wilberforce (London: J. Johnson)[89]
  • 1792: Remarks on Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's Enquiry into the Expediency and Propriety of Public or Social Worship (London: J. Johnson)[89]
  • 1792–1796: Evenings at Home, or The Juvenile Budget Opened (with John Aikin, six volumes)
  • 1793: Sins of Government, Sins of the Nation (1793)
  • 1794: Reasons for National Penitence Recommended for the Fast Appointed on 28 February 1794
  • 1798: "What is Education?" Monthly Magazine 5
  • 1800: Odes, by George Dyer, M. Robinson, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, J. Ogilvie, &c. (Ludlow: G. Nicholson)[89]
  • 1802: The Arts of Life (with John Aikin)
  • 1804: The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson . . . to which are prefixed, a biographical account of that author, and observations on his writing, (London: Richard Phillips;[89] edited with a substantial biographical introduction, six volumes)
  • 1805: Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder, with a Preliminary Essay (London: J. Johnson;[89] edited with an introduction, three volumes)
  • 1805: The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside (London: W. Suttaby; edited)[89]
  • 1810: The British Novelists; with an Essay; and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, by Mrs. Barbauld, (London: F. C. & J. Rivington;[89] edited with a comprehensive introductory essay and introductions to each author, 50 volumes)
  • 1810: An Essay on the Origin and Progress of Novel-Writing
  • 1811: The Female Speaker; or, Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best Writers, and Adapted to the Use of Young Women (London: J. Johnson;[89] edited)
  • 1812: Eighteen Hundred and Eleven (London: J. Johnson)[89]
  • 1825: The Works of Anna Laetitia Barbauld. With a Memoir by Lucy Aikin, Volume 1 (London: Longman; edited by Barbauld's niece, Lucy Aikin)[89]
  • 1826: A Legacy for Young Ladies, Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse (London: Longman;[89] edited by Barbauld's niece, Lucy Aikin, after Barbauld's death)

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