- (1747-1794)Blamire, "The Muse of Cumberland" who wrote in standard English, her native Cumberland dialect, and in Scots, never published during her lifetime; her poems and songs were written to entrain her family and friends. The Poetical Works of Miss Susanna Blamire was published in 1842. She was included in The Songstresses of Scotland (Strahan 1871). Her poem "Stocklewath; or, The Cumbrian Village" (1,156 lines) was written sometime after Goldsmith's "The Deserted Village" (1770). In 1994, she was commemorated by a memorial tablet in Carlisle Cathedral, Cumberland. In the same year, the Lakeland Dialect Society published a bicentenary tribute to her. Some of her other poems: "A North Country Village," "And Ye Shall Walk in Silk Attire, also known as The Siller Croun [The Silver Crown]" (in which a suitor tempts the maiden with silver, but she remains true to her Donald), "Auld Robin Forbes," "The Banks of Yarrow," "The Loss of the Roebuck," "The Sailor Lad's Return," "The Soldier's Return," "The Village Club," "'Tis for Glory We Fight," "Wey, Ned, Man!"Sources: Dictionary of National Biography. Electronic Edition 1.1. Oxford University Press, 1997. Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Antholog y. Roger Lonsdale, ed. Oxford University Press, 1989. English Poetry: Author Search. Chadwyck-Healey Ltd., 1995 (http://www.lib.utexas.edu:8080/search/epoetry/author.html). The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000.
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