Cowley, Hannah

Cowley, Hannah,

1743–1809, English poet and dramatist. One of the Della-CruscansDella-Cruscans
[from the Accademia della Crusca, founded for linguistic purity, Florence, 16th cent.], a group of English poets living in Italy at the end of the 18th cent.
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, she contributed under the name Alma Matilda sentimental verse to the World. Her most successful comedy was The Belle's Stratagem (produced in 1780).
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