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Barber, Mary (c.1685–1755)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199608218
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744556
Barber, Mary (c.1685–1755)

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Poet. She was known to Mary *Delany and Jonathan *Swift, who used (according to Laetitia *Pilkington) to preside over the ‘correction’ of her verse. In the preface to her ...

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