List of female poets

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This is a list of female poets organised by the time period in which they were born. This listing is subordered alphabetically by name.


Before Common era[edit]

0 – 500 CE[edit]

500 - 999 CE[edit]

1000 - 1399 CE[edit]

15th century[edit]

16th century[edit]

17th century[edit]

1700s[edit]

1710s[edit]

1720s[edit]

1730s[edit]

1740s[edit]

1750s[edit]

1760s[edit]

1770s[edit]

1780s[edit]

1790s[edit]

and actress

1800s[edit]

1810s[edit]

1820s[edit]

  • Anne Brontë (1820–1849), British novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë literary family
  • Alice Cary (1820–1871), American poet, sister of Phoebe Cary
  • Frances Harper (1825–1911), American poet and novelist
  • Jean Ingelow (1820–1897), English poet and novelist
  • Annie Keary (1825–1879), English novelist and poet
  • Lucy Larcom (1824–1893), millgirl, frequent contributor to the Lowell Offering, published four books of poetry in her lifetime

1830s[edit]

1840s[edit]

1850s[edit]

1860s[edit]

1870s[edit]

1880s[edit]

1890s[edit]

1900s[edit]

1910s[edit]

1920s[edit]

1930s[edit]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

See also[edit]