Elizabeth Hamilton Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

*Translation of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah; Written Previous to, and during the Period of his Residence in England. To which is Prefixed, a Preliminary Dissertation on the History, Religion, and Manners, of the Hindoos. 2 vols. [anonymous] (essays and fictional letters) 1796

Memoirs of Modern Philosophers. 3 vols. [anonymous] (sketches and essays) 1800

Letters on Education [as Geoffry Jarvis] (essays) 1801; also published as Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education

Memoirs of the Life of Agrippina, the Wife of Germanicus. 3 vols. (history, prose, and novel) 1804

Letters Addressed to the Daughter of a Nobleman, on the Formation of Religious and Moral Principle. 2 vols. (prose) 1806

The Cottagers of Glenburnie: A Tale for the Farmer's Ingle-nook (novel) 1808; also published as The Cottagers of Glenburnie: A Tale for the Farmer's Fireside

Exercises in Religious Knowledge, for the Instruction of Young Persons (essays) 1809

A Series of Popular Essays, Illustrative of Principles Essentially Connected with the Improvement of the Understanding, the Imagination, and the Heart. 2 vols. (essays) 1813

Hints Addressed to the Patrons and Directors of Schools, Principally Intended to Shew, that the Benefits Derived from the New Modes of Teaching May be Increased by a Partial Adoption of the Plan of Pestalozzi. To which are Subjoined Examples of Questions Calculated to Excite, and Exercise the Infant Mind (essays) 1815

Examples of Questions Calculated to Excite and Exercise the Infant Mind (essays) 1815

Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton: with a Selection from Her Correspondence, and Other Unpublished Writings. 2 vols. [compiled by Miss Elizabeth O. Benger] (essays, letters, and sketches) 1818

*Although originally published anonymously, another edition of this work attributed to Eliza Hamilton was printed within the year.

†Although this work was originally published under the name of the fictitious editor Geoffry Jarvis, Hamilton identified herself as the author within months.

‡First published as part of Hints Addressed to the Patrons and Directors of Schools.