Barrett, Eaton Stannard, 1786-1820Alternative names
Eaton Stannard Barrett (1786-1820), an Irish born writer and poet, wrote a number of political satires, a mock romance, The Heroine (which reached a third edition) and a comedy My Wife, What Wife?, but he is best known for his poem on Women. This was first published in Women and other poems in 1810 and subsequent editions appeared in 1819, 1822 and 1846.
Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue (http://calm.bham.ac.uk/DServeA/). Accessed May 2002.
From the guide to the Manuscript Poetry of Eaton Stannard Barrett, c 1809, (University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department)