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Felicia Hemans : selected poems, letters, reception materials

Author: Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans; Susan J Wolfson
Publisher: Princeton (N.J.) Princeton University Press 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A best-selling poet in England and America, Felicia Hemans was regarded as leading female poet in her day, celebrated as the epitome of national "feminine" values. Offering readers an acquaintance  Read more...

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Named Person: Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans; Susan J Wolfson
ISBN: 0691050295 9780691050294
OCLC Number: 1014643345
Description: XL, 633 p. 24 cm
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION: Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, 1793-1835 xiii TEXTS, FORMATS, EDITORIAL PRINCIPLES, ABBREVIATIONS xxxi CHRONOLOGY xxxiii WORKS 1 From The Domestic Affections and Other Poems (1812) 3 The Statue of the Dying Gladiator 3 The Domestic Affections 4 Epitaph on Mr. W---, a Celebrated Mineralogist (ca. 1814-16) 16 The Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy: A Poem (1816) 18 Modern Greece, A Poem (1817) 34 Tales, and Historic Scenes, in Verse (1819) 70 The Widow of Crescentius 70 The Abencerrage 90 The Last Banquet of Antony and Cleopatra 135 Alaric in Italy 139 The Wife of Asdrubal 145 Heliodorus in the Temple 148 Night-Scene in Genoa 151 The Troubadour, and Richard Coeur de Lion 157 The Death of Conradin 163 Patriotic Effusions of the Italian Poets (1821) 171 From The Siege of Valencia; A Dramatic Poem ... With Other Poems (1823) 173 Elysium 173 The Siege of Valencia: A Dramatic Poem 176 Appendix 1: MS Songs 254 Appendix 2: MS, Scene 6 255 Songs of the Cid 256 England's Dead 265 From The Forest Sanctuary; anal Other Poems (1825) 268 The Forest Sanctuary 268 Lays of Many Lands 322 The Suliote Mother 322 Miscellaneous Pieces 324 The Treasures of the Deep 324 Bring Flowers 326 From New Monthly Magazine, 1826 327 The Sound of the Sea 327 From Records of Woman: With Other Poems (1828) 329 Records of Woman 330 Arabella Stuart 331 The Bride of the Greek Isle 340 The Switzer's Wife 347 Properzia Rossi 351 Gertrude, or Fidelity till Death 356 Imelda 358 Edith, a Tale of the Woods 362 The Indian City 368 The Peasant Girl of the Rhone 374 Indian Woman's Death-Song 377 Joan of Arc, in Rheims 380 Pauline 383 Juana 387 The American Forest-Girl 389 Costanza 391 Madeline, a Domestic Tale 395 The Queen of Prussia's Tomb 398 The Memorial Pillar 401 The Grave of a Poetess 403 Miscellaneous Pieces 405 The Homes of England 405 The Sicilian Captive 407 The Lady of the Castle 410 Tasso and his Sister 412 To Wordsworth 415 The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England 416 The Palm-Tree 418 The Illuminated City 419 The Spells of Home 421 The Graves of a Household 422 The Image in Lava 423 A Parting Song 425 From The Forest Sanctuary: With Other Poem; (1829) 426 Miscellaneous Pieces 426 The Traveller at the Source of the Nile 426 Casabianca 428 Our Daily Paths 430 The Lost Pleiad 432 The Dying Improvisatore 433 From the Annuals (1826-30) 435 Forget Me Not 436 Evening Prayer at a Girls' School 436 The Cliffs of Dover 438 Night-Blowing Flowers 439 The Keepsake 440 The Broken Chain 440 The Amulet 441 Woman and Fame 441 The Literary Souvenir 443 The Mirror in the Deserted Hall 443 From Songs of the Affections, with Other Poems, (1830) 444 Songs 444 A Spirit's Return 444 The Two Homes 452 The Land of Dreams 453 Woman on the Field of Battle 455 Supplement: To the Memory of Lord Charles Murray 457 The Deserted House 458 Miscellaneous Poems 460 Corinne at the Capitol 460 The Diver 462 Late Poems (1831-34) 46,5 The Last Song of Sappho 465 To My Own Portrait 467 The Lyre and Flower 469 From Records of the Autumn of 1834 470 Design and Performance 470 From Blackwood's Edinburgb Magazine 1835 471 Sabbath Sonnet 471 LETTERS 473 To her aunt, 19 December 1808 475 To Matthew Nicholson, 17 July 1811 476 Felicity Browne to Matthew Nicholson, 7 February 1812 477 To Matthew Nicholson, 12 March 1812 479 To William Stanley Roscoe, 22 October 1813 479 To John Murray, 26 February 1817 480 To John Murray, November 1817 481 To James Simpson, 22 October 1819 482 To B. P Wagner, November 1819 484 To Harriett Browne, October 1820 484 To William Jerdan, 11 June 1821 485 To ?, 1822 486 To Fanny Luxmoore, mid-July 1822 487 To William Jacob, 1 May 1823 488 To William Jerdan, 8 May 1823 489 To Miss?, 15 May 1823 490 To William Jerdan, 19 May 1823 491 To Maria Jane Jewsbury, mid-1826 491 To an old friend, January 1827 493 To William Blackwood, 13 June 1827 494 To William Blackwood, 3 November 1827 495 To William Blackwood, 14 February 1828 495 To Rev. Samuel Butler, 19 February 1828 496 To William Blackwood, 1 March 1828 497 To Mary Russell Mitford, 23 March 1828 498 To William Henry Atherton, 9 May 1828 499 To William Blackwood, 29 July 1828 500 To Mary Russell Mitford, 10 November 1828 501 To a friend, early 1829 502 To William Blackwood, ca. January 1830 502 To ?, 22 June 1830 503 To John Lodge, 24 June 1830 504 To Rose Lawrence, ca. 24 June 1830 505 To ?H. F Chorley, 24 June 1830 505 To a male friend from Coniston, 25 June 1830 506 TO "Mr.----," 2 July 1830 507 To Thomas Cadell, 5 July ? 1830 508 To ?Harriett Hughes, early July 1830 508 To ?H. F Chorley's sister, mid July 1830 509 TO John Lodge, 20 July 1830 510 To Rose Lawrence, late July 1830 511 To a new friend in Dublin, Fall 1830 511 To a new friend in Dublin, early 1831 512 To ?, after 12 February 1831 513 To John Lodge, July 1831 513 To Clara Graves, July 1831 514 To William Blackwood, 18 September 1831 515 William Blackwood to FH, 26 September 1831 515 To ?Harriett Hughes, May 1832 516 To ?H. F Chorley, August 1832 516 To Rev. Samuel Butler, 7 November 1833 517 To Wordsworth, before April 1834 517 To?, 28 June 1834 518 To a friend, ?28 June 1834 518 To a friend, early July 1834 519 To Archdeacon Samuel Butler, 26 July 1834 519 To Robert Peel, 10 February 1835 520 To Rose Lawrence, 13 February 1835 521 RECEPTION 523 Lifetime 525 Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1808-11 526 British Critic, 1816 529 Monthly Review, 1819 529 Edinburgh Monthly Review, 1820 530 British Review, 1820 532 Hannah More, 1820 532 Quarterly Review, 1820 533 Byron to John Murray, 1816-20 535 British Critic, 1823 537 British Review, 1823 540 Monthly Review, 1823 541 Joanna Baillie, 1824-27 542 Walter Scott, 1823-29 545 William Blackwood to Hemans, 1828-30 546 Noctes Ambrosianae, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1828 548 Francis Jeffrey, Edinburgh Review, 1829 549 The Wordsworths, 1830-37 556 Maria Jane Jewsbury, The Three Histories, 1830 560 "Felicia Hemans," Atbenaum, 1831 562 Andrews Norton to Hemans, 26 June 1831 569 Grants to Hemans, 1835 569 Death 571 L.E.L., Stanzas on the Death of Mrs. Hemans 571 Elizabeth Barrett, StanzasAddressed tO Miss Landon 574 Joanna Baillie to Andrews Norton 576 William Wordsworth, Extempore Effusion 576 Nineteenth-Century Retrospects 580 L.E.L., "On the Character of Mrs. Hemans's Writings," New Monthly, 1835 580 Felicia Hemans, 1838 582 Henry F Chorley, "Personal Recollections," Athenrum, 1835 584 Memorials of Mrs. Hemans, 1836 586 Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 1842 590 George Gilfillan, "Mrs. Hemans," Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, 1847 591 Jane Williams, The Literary Women of England, 1861 599 William Michael Rossetti, "Prefatory Notice," 1878 603 BIBLIOGRAPHY 611 INDEX OF TITLES 621 GENERAL INDEX 623
Responsibility: ed. by Susan J. Wolfson.

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