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Welcome to Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period is a definitive collection organized by Nancy Kushigian of the University of California, Davis and Stephen Behrendt of the University of Nebraska. In addition to 60 volumes of Romantic poetry composed by Scottish women, the database includes extensive contemporary critical reviews and numerous scholarly essays specially commissioned for the project by Alexander Street Press. This database contains over 9,027 pages.
Fugitive Verses

Fugitive Verses, by Joanna Baillie
Joanna Baillie's last volume of poems, collected from the entire career of the prolific poet and dramatist whom many called Scotland's finest female poet. .

The Poetical Works of Janet Little, The Scotch Milkmaid

The Poetical Works of Janet Little, The Scotch Milkmaid, by Janet Little
A self-educated supervisor of an Ayrshire dairy, Little wrote poems that combined the subject matter of traditional pastoral poetry with lively colloquial language. .

Simple Poems, on Simple Subjects

Simple Poems, on Simple Subjects, by Christian Ross Milne
A working-class poet and wife of a Scottish ship's carpenter, Milne wrote simple and direct poems about the experiences of those whose lives revolved around the sea. .