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Victorian women poets : an anthology

Author: Angela Leighton; Margaret Reynolds
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 1995
Series: Blackwell Anthologies
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This anthology aims to recover the lost map of Victorian women's poetry. Each poet is introduced by a short biographical and critical essay, which answers the need for essential information, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Leighton; Margaret Reynolds
ISBN: 063117608X 9780631176084
OCLC Number: 470496422
Description: 691 s
Contents: Felicia Hemans (1993-1835) - "The Last Song of Sappho", "Corinne at the Capitol", "To a Wandering Female Singer", "Woman and Fame", "Properzia Rossi", "The Grave of a Poetess", "Evening Prayer at a Girls' School", "Casabianca", "Song of Emigration", "The Chamois Hunter's Love", "The Stranger's Heart", "A Parting Song"; Mary Howitt (1799-1888) - "The Dying Child", "The Cry of the Animals"; Maria Jane Jewsbury (1800-1833) - "To My Own Heart", "A Farewell to the Muse", "A Summer Eve's Vision", "My Heart's in the Kitchen", "V"; Caroline Clive (1801-1873) - "The Mother", "Old Age"; L.E.L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon) (1802-1838) - "Sappho's Song" (from "The Improvisatrice"), "Stanzas on the Death of Mrs Hemans", "A History of the Lyre", "A Girl at her Devotions", "The Dying Child", "Secrets", "Small Miseries", "The Marriage Vow", "Gifts Misused", "The Poor", "Stern Truth", "The Mask of Gaiety", "The Power of Words", "The Farewell", "Song", "Farewell! - and Never Think of Me"; Sara Coleridge (1902-1852) - "Father! No Amaranths Ere Shall Wreathe My Brow...", "Blest Is the Tarn Which Towering Cliffs O'Ershade..."; Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1906-1861) - "Felicia Hemans", "L.E.L.'s Last Question", "The Romance of the Swan's Nest", "Grief", "To George Sand: A Desire", "To George Sand: A Recognition", "The Cry of the Children", "The Runaway Slave At Pilgrim's Point", "Sonnet: Flush or Faunus", "The Mask", sonnets from the Portuguese - "Sonnet IV", "Sonnet V", "Sonnet XIII", "Sonnet XLIII", from "Casa Guidi Windows Part I" (11. 1-49) from "Aurora Leigh Book II" (11. 1-816), "Book VI" (11. 419-694), "A Curse for the Nation", "Lord Walter's Wife", "My Heart and I", "The Best Thing in the World", "A Musical Instrument", "Mother and Poet"; Helen Dufferin (1807-1867) - "The Charming Woman"; Caroline Norton (1808-1877) - "The Picture of Sappho", "Obscurity of Woman's Worth", "Sonnet VII" - "Like an enfranchised bird...", "Marriage and Love" (extract) from "A Voice from the Factories"; Frances Anne Kemble (1809-1893) - "To Mrs Norton", "Lines: On Reading with Difficulty Some of Schiller's Early Love Poems", sonnet "If there were any power...", "Farewell to Italy"; Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) - "Reason ("Unloved I love, unwept I weep"), "My Dreams" ("Again I find myself alone..."), "Obscure and Little Seen My Way", "Is this my tomb, this humble stone", "On the Death of Emily Jane Bronte", "On the Death of Anne Bronte"; Isa Blagden (1816?-1873) - "To George Sand on her Interview with Elizabeth Barrett Browning"; Frances Brown(e) (1816-1879) - from "The Australian Emigrant". Eliza Cook (1817-1889). (Part contents)
Series Title: Blackwell Anthologies
Responsibility: ed. by Angela Leighton and Margaret Reynolds


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