Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Hewitt, Mary Elizabeth Moore. Heroines of History. New York: Cornish, Lamport, 1852; Sheldon, Lamport & Blakeman, 1855; Sheldon, 1859.
TOC: Semiramis; Nictoris; Zenobia; Boadicea; Berengaria; Laura; Joan of Arc; Isabella of Castile; Beatrice Cenci; Ann Boleyn; Lady Jane Gray; Leonora d'Este; Catherine Alexiewna; Maria Theresa; Charlotte Corday; Josephine.
This features the same subjects as a collection listed under Anna Jameson but only partly lifted from her: Lives of Celebrated Female Sovereigns and Illustrious Women . Ed. Mary E. Hewitt. London: Routledge, 1839, 1870, 1890; Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1870; H. T. Coates, 190-? [see below]. See Owen, Heroines of History , . Hewitt is credited with:Hewitt, Mary Elizabeth Moore, ed. Lives of Illustrious Women of All Ages. Philadelphia: Evans, 1860; Davis, Porter & Coates, 1866.
Variant title of Lives of Celebrated Female Sovereigns and Illustrious Women , ed. Hewitt (some identical publication data, identical subjects). See my listing under Jameson.
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