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Anonymous, ca. 1746.
37 items, 23 poems.
Largely the work of Hannah Wakeford ("Amynta"). Begins with seven letters from Amynta to Aurelia followed by religious hymns and poems, enigmas, and poems on friendship and solitude.
Reflects the work of the Towgood-Steele-Wakeford family.
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Part of a network of several generations of nonconformist writers, primarily women, centred in the West Country of England (primarily at Exeter, in Devonshire). Among its most well-known members were Anne Steele, Hannah Towgood Wakeford, and Mary Steele Wakeford. See Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840, 8 vols., ed. Timothy Whelan, Pickering & Chatto, 2011.