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Life and Work of Joanna Baillie


A. Collected Works:

A Series of Plays: in which it is attempted to delineate the stronger passions of the mind, each passion being the subject of a tragedy and a comedy. 3 vols. London, 1802—12. (British Museum).

New edition. London, 1821 (Yale).

Dramas, by Joanna Baillie. 3 vols. London, 1836 (Yale).

Complete Poetical Works of Joanna Baillie. 1st American edition. Philadelphia, 1832 (Yale).

The Dramatic and Poetical Works of Joanna Baillie, complete in one volume. London, 1851 (U. of Calif.).

Second edition (with memoir). London, 1853 (Stanford).

Die Leidenschaften. Translated by K. F. Cramer. 3 vols. Amsterdam and Leipzig, 1806 (British Museum).

B. Dramatic Works:

A Series of Plays: in which it is attempted to delineate the stronger passions of the mind, each passion being the subject of a tragedy and a comedy (anonymous). London, 1798 (Yale, Harvard).

Second edition. London, 1799 (Harvard).

Third edition, by Joanna Baillie. London, 1800 (Yale).

Fourth edition, by Joanna Baillie. London, 1802

(Yale, Boston Public).

Fifth edition, by Joanna Baillie. London, 1806 (Harvard).

Volume II1. London, 1802 (British Museum).

--Second edition. London, 1802 (Yale).

--Third edition. London, 1806 (Harvard).

Volume III. London, 1812 (Harvard).

Miscellaneous Plays. London, 1804 (Yale).

Second edition. London, 1805 (M.S.C.)2.

Basil: a tragedy. Philadelphia, 1811 (Yale).

Translated by H. G. Schreiter. Altenberg, 1807

(British Museum).

The Beacon: a serious musical drama. New York, 1812 (from 1st London edition, 1812) (Yale).

The Bride: a drama in three acts. London, 1826 (Yale). De Monfort: a tragedy in five acts, as performed at the Drury Lane and New York theatres. New York, 1809 (Yale).

The Election: a comedy. Philadelphia, 1811.

The Family Legend: a tragedy. Edinburgh, 1810 (Yale).

Second edition. Edinburgh, 1810 (Yale).

First American edition. New York, 1810 (from 1st

Edinburgh edition) (Yale). •

The Martyr: a drama. London, 1826 (Yale).

C. Non-dramatic Works:

Ahalya Baee: a poem. London, 1849. Privately printed (Bristish Museum).

A Collection of Poems, chiefly manuscript, and from living authors. Edited by Joanna Baillie. London, 1823 (U. of Pennsylvania, Yale).

Fugitive Verses. London, 1790 (No copy known).

Fugitive Verses. London, 1840 (Harward).

--London, 1864.

Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters. London, 1821 (Yale).

Second edition. London, 1821 (Yale).

A View of the General Tenour of the New Testament regarding the Nature and Dignity of Jesus Christ, etc. London, 1831 (Yale).

Second edition. London, 1838 (Yale).


American Daily Advertiser, Philadelphia, Feb. 5—8, 1811;

Mar. 21—2, 1816; Jan. 5—14, 1822.

Analectic Magazine, II, p. 108. July-Dee. 1813.

Annual Register, III, p. 609. 1805.

Athenaeum, Boston, II, p. 388. Feb. 1818; VII, p. 268. May, 1820.

Athenaeum, London, p. 69. Jan. 1823; p. 4. Jan. 2, 1836; p. 164. Feb. 27, 1836; p. 228. Mar. 26, 1836; p. 69. Jan. 23, 1841; p. 41. Jan. n, 1851.

Bath Chronicle, March 14, 1811.

Bentley’s Miscellany, XXIX, p. 453. May, 1851. Blackwood’s Magazine, XVI, p. 162. Aug. 1824; XXXIX, p. 267. Feb. 1836.

British Critic, XIII, p. 284. Jan. 1799; XX, p. 184. Aug. 1802 ; XXVII, p. 22. Jan. 1806 ; XXXV, p. 401. May 1810; XXXVIII, p. 53. July 1811; N.S. XIX, p. 551. Jan. 1823.

Chamber’s Edinburgh Journal, XV, p. 257. Apr. 26, 1851. Commercial Advertiser, New York. Apr. n, 13, 1801. Critical Review, XXIV, p. 13. Sept. 1798. XXXVII, p. 200. Feb. 1803.

Drama or Theatrical Register, V, p. 83. Sept. 1823. Dublin University Magazine, XXXVII, p. 520. Apr. 1851. Eclectic Magazine, XXIII, p. 128. May 1851; p. 420. July 1851.

Edinburgh Review, II, p. 272. July 1803; V, p. 405. Jan. 1805; XIX, p. 261. Feb. 1812; XXXIX, p. 78. Oct. 1823; LVII, p. 5. Apr. 1833; LXIII, p. 73. Apr. 1836; CXIX, p. 336. Apr. 1864.

European Magazine, XXXVII, p. 384. May 1800; LXXI, p. 67. June 1817 ; LXXII, p. 65. July 1817 ; LXXX, p. 567. Dec. 1821.

Evening Journal, New York, Nov. 7—9, 11, 1809.

Evening Post, New York, Dec. 4, 1826.

Fraser’s Literary Chronicle, p. 151. Feb. 1836; p. 206. Feb. 1836; p. 204. Mar. 1836.

Fraser's Magazine, XIII, p. 236. Feb. 1836; XIV, p. 748. Dec. 1836.

Gentleman's Magazine, LXX, p. 597. June 1800; LXXXV, p. 437. May 1815; p. 5. July 1836; p. 439. Apr. 1851. Harper's New Monthly Magazine, II, p. 709. Apr. 1851. Hibernia Magazine, I, p. 336. June 1810.

International Magazine, III, p. 312. Apr. 1851.

Lady’s Magazine, N. S. II, p. Dec. 1821; N. S. XVII, p. 206. Mar. 1836.

Literary Gazette, p. 140. Feb. 1836; Mar. 1836.

Littell’s Living Age, XXIX, p. 218. Apr. 1851; LXXXV, p. 602. June 1865.

London Magazine, VIII. p. 645. Dec. 1823.

Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction, XVII, p. 145. 1831; XXVII, p. 155. 1836.

Monthly Magazine, V, p. 507. Sept. 1798; IX, p. 487. June 1800; XIII, p. 375. May 1802; XIV, p. 600. Jan. 1803 ; XIX, p. 660. July 1805 ; LV, p. 490. 1823. Monthly Mirror, IX, p. 360. June 1800; XIV, p. 258. Oct. 1802; XIX, p. 327. May 1805; p. 398. June, 1805; N. S. VII, p. 313. Apr. 1810; N. S. IX, p. 45. Jan. 1811.

Monthly Review, 2nd series, XXVII, p. 66. Sept. 1798;

LIV, p. 505. Sept. 1807.

Museum, XXVIII, p. 458. May 1836.

Newcastle Advertiser, Mar. 2, 1811.

Newcastle Courant, Mar. 2, 1811.

New York Times, Dec. 4, 1826.

North American Review, XVI, p. 284. Apr. 1823; LXXVI, p. 179. July 1832; LXXXVIII, p. 439. Oct. 1835. Quarterly Review, XIV, p. 366. Oct.-Jan. 1815—1816; XVIII, p. 423. Oct.-Jan. 1817—1818; LV, p. 492. Dec.-Feb. 1835—1836 ; LXVII, p. 435. Dec.-Mar. 1840—1841. Retrospective Review, II, p. 205. 1820.

Scots Magazine, LXXII, p. 44. Jan. 1810; p. 103. Feb. 1810.

United States Gazette, Philadelphia, Feb. 7—8, 1811.


Adams, W. D. A Dictionary of the Drama. London, 1904. Allibone, S. A. Critical Dictionary of English Literature.

Philadelphia, 1858—91.

Annual Biography and Obituary for 1824. Vol. 8. London, 1825.

Badstuber, Alfred. Joanna Baillie’s Plays. Vienna and Leipzig, 1911.

Baker, H. B. English Actors from Shakespeare to Mac-ready. New York, 1879.

---Memoirs of the Life of John Philip Kemble,

London, 1825.

---History of the London Stage and its Famous

Players. New York, 1904.

Barbauld, Mrs. Anne Laetitia. Works. Boston, 1874. Berry Papers ; being the correspondence hitherto unpublished of Mary and Agnes Berry, ed. Lewis Melville. London and New York, 1914.

Berry, Mary. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence, ed. Lady Theresa Lewis. London, 1865. Bethune, G. W. British Female Poets. Philadelphia, 1848. Boaden, James. Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons. London, 1827. Brown, T. A. History of the New York Stage. New York, 1870.

Byron, Lord. Poetical Works, ed. E. H. Coleridge. London and New York, 1900.

--Letters and Journal, ed. G. E. Prothero. Vol.

1—3. New York, 1900.

Cambridge History of English Literature. New York, 1910. Campbell, Thomas. Life of Mrs. Siddons. London, 1834. Chambers, Robert. Cyclopaedia of English Literature.

Philadelphia, 1868 Channing, W. H. Memoir of William Ellery Channing. Boston, 1848.

Clayden, Peter W. The Early Life of Samuel Rogers. London, 1887.

--Rogers and his Contemporaries. London, 1889.

Cockburn, Lord. The Life of Lord Jeffrey, with a Selection from his Correspondence. London, 1852.

Coleridge, Sara. Memoir and Letters. New York, 1874.

Cone, Helen G. and Gilder, Jeannette L. Pen-Portraits of Literary Women by themselves and others. New York, 1887.

Cooper, James Fennimore. England with Sketches of Life in the Metropolis.

Dibdin, James C. Annals of the Edinburgh Stage. Edinburgh, 1888.

Dictionary of National Biography. London and New York, 1885.

Dix, John. Lions: Living and Dead. London, 1852.

Doran, John. Annals of the English Stage. New York, 1865.

Druskowitz, Helene. Drei englische Dichterinnen. Berlin, 1885.

Dunlap, William. History of the American Theatre. New York, 1832.

Durang, Charles. Philadelphia Stage from 1749—1855. Philadelphia.

Dutton, T. Dramatic Censor. London, 1800—01.

Erskine, Mrs. Steuart. . Letters and Friendships of Anna Jameson. London, 1915.

Farrar, Eliza. Recollections of Seventy Years. Boston, 1866.

Fawcett, Mrs. Henry. Some Eminent Women of Our Times. London, 1889.

Fitzgerald, Percy. The Kembles. London, n. d.

Frothingham, Paul Revere. William Ellery Channing. New York 1903.

Genest, John. Some Account of the English Stage from the Restoration in 1660 to 1830. Bath, 1832.

--Scrap Book.

Graham, Harry. Group of Scottish Women. London, 1908.

Graham, Henry Grey. Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century. London, 1901.

Hamilton, C. J. Women Writers: Their Works and Ways. First Series. London, 1892.

Hare, Augustus J. C. Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth. Boston, 1894.

Hawkins, F. W. Life of Edmund Kean. London, 1869.

Hazlitt, William. Lectures on English Poets. New York, 1893.

Hill, Constance. Maria Edgeworth and her Circle in the Days of Buonaparte and Bourbon. London and New York, 1910.

Howitt, William. Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets. New York, 1856.

Hutton, Laurence, Literary Landmarks of London. Boston, 1885.

Inchbald, Mrs. The English Theatre. London, 1808.

Ingpen, Ada M. Women as Letter Writers. New York, 1910.

Ireland, J. N. Records of the New York Stage, 1750— i860. New York, 1866—67.

Kemble, Frances Ann. Recollections of a Girlhood. New York, 1884.

Knight, William. Life of Wordsworth. New York, 1889.

Koch, H. A. Leaves from the Diary of a Literary Amateur. Hampstead, 1911.

Laughton, John K. Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Henry Reeve. New York, 1898.

Le Breton, Philip. Memoirs, Miscellanies, and Letters of the Late Lucy Aikin. London, 1864.

L’Estrange, A. G. K. Life of Mary Russell Mitford. New York, 1870.

Lockhart, J. G. Life of Sir Walter Scott. Boston and New York, 1901.

MacCunn, Florence. Sir Walter Scott’s Friends. New York, 1910.

Macpherson, Gertrude. Memoirs of the Life of Anna Jameson. Boston, 1878.

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Martineau, Harriet. Autobiography, ed. M.W. Chapman. Boston, 1877.

Michigan Pioneer and Historical Collection.

Mitford, Mary Russell. Correspondence. New York, 1915.

---Recollections of a Literary Life. London, 1851.

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Paston, George. Little Memoirs of the Eighteenth Century. New York, 1901.

Pieszczek, R. C. Joanna Baillie. Berlin, 1910.

Piozzi, Mrs. Hester Lynch Thrale. The Intimate Letters of Hester Piozzi and Penelope Pennington, ed. O. G. Knapp. London and New York, 1914.

Pollock, Sir Frederick. Macready's Reminiscences. New York, 1875.

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Journal of Sir Walter Scott from Original Manuscript

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Sotheby, William. Tragedies. London, 1814.

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Taylor. Memories of Contemporary Poets.

Thackeray, Miss. A Book of Sibyls. London, 1883.

Thorndike, A. H. Tragedy. Boston and New York, 1908.

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Tytler, S. and Watson, T. L. Songstresses of Scotland. London, 1871.

Williams, J. A. Memoirs of John Philip Kemble. London, 1823.

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ZiEGENRUCKER, E. Joanna Baillie’s Plays. Hamburg, 1909.


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