Bannerman Anne

Title

Bannerman Anne

Creator

"the crooked poetess"

Identifier

?

Coverage

Edinburgh

Birth Date

1765

First Name

Anne

Last Name

Bannerman

Bibliography

Elfenein suggests she may be a gay poet of labouring-class origins and gives birth date as ‘1780?’; Ref Backscheider, 403; Backscheider & Ingrassia, 868; Andrew Elfenbein, ‘Lesbianism and Romantic Genius’, English Literary History (ELH), 63, no. 4 (1996), 929-57; inf. about her father from Wikipedia entry.

Occupation

daughter of a ‘running stationer’, a person who sold ballads in the street, endured poverty, became a governess in Exeter

Death Date

1829

Nationality

S

Publications

Poems by Anne Bannerman (1800); Tales of Superstition and Chivalry (1807); revised subscription edn of Poems (1807)

OED DNB

Yes
Date Added
September 21, 2012
Collection
Labour Class Poets
Item Type
Person
Citation
"the crooked poetess", “Bannerman Anne,” Amanda's Test Omeka site, accessed October 15, 2018, https://amandafrench.omeka.net/items/show/230.