Selected Poems of Maria Grace Saffery

For a critical assessment of Maria Saffery's poetry, read the Introduction below. For biographical information on Maria Grace Saffery, click here; for selected letters by Saffery to her sister, Anne Andrews Whitaker, click here. For a selection of letters between Maria Grace and her sister, Anne Andrews, 1792-96, click here. For a lengthy biographical notice of Saffery and her sister, along with her complete surviving poetry and correspondence, most of it previously unpublished, and the text of her novel, The Noble Enthusiast, see Timothy Whelan, gen. ed., Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840 (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011), vols 5-7.