Carter, Elizabeth

Carter, Elizabeth,

1717–1806, English poet and translator. Under the pen name Eliza she contributed for years to the Gentleman's Magazine. One of the group of 18th-century women known as the bluestockings, she was a friend of Johnson, Burke, Reynolds, and Horace Walpole. Collections of her poems appeared in 1738 and 1762. Her translations of Epictetus were published in 1758.


See her memoirs (1807); study by A. C. C. Gaussen (1906); Bluestocking Letters (ed. by R. B. Johnson, 1926).

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