Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806

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Dates:
Birth 1717-12-16
Death 1806-02-19
Britons
Greek, Ancient (to 1453), English

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Elizabeth Carter, English poet, translator, and miscellaneous writer.She began publishing poems in the Gentleman's Magazine in the 1730's and her Poems on Particular Occasions was published in 1738. Carter was the first to translate the complete works of the Greek philosopher Epictetus (1758), and her Poems on Several Occasions (1762) was very popular.

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Subjects:

  • Poets, English--18th century--Correspondence

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  • Poets
  • Writer
  • Translator

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