"Crumble-Hall"

Title"Crumble-Hall"
Year for Search1751
AuthorsLeapor of Brackley in Northamptonshire, Mrs. [Mary](1722-46)
Secondary TitlePoems on Several Occasions
Volume / Edition2 vols.
Pagination2: 111-22
Date Published1751
PublisherPtd. for J. Roberts
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Poem describing an English country house as a eutopia. Food and rest are provided for all, including the poor. The emphasis on food makes it read like a cockaigne. Stress on kitchen workers.

Holding Institutions

Hathi, L

Author Note

The female author (1722-46) was a maidservant

Full Text

1751 Leapor, Mrs. [Mary] of Brackley in Northamptonshire (1722-46). “Crumble-Hall.” In her Poems on Several Occasions. 2 vols. (London: Ptd. for J. Roberts, 1748, 1751), 2: 111-22. Hathi, L

Poem describing an English country house as a eutopia. Food and rest are provided for all, including the poor. The emphasis on food makes it read like a cockaigne. Stress on kitchen workers. The female author was a maidservant.