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Felicia Hemans

by Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans

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Published by Co-Operative Publication Society in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spine title: Poems of Hemans.

Other titlesPoems of Hemans.
Statementwith a critical and biographical introduction by W.M. Rossetti and a frontispiece in color by Henry J. Peck
SeriesA Library of poetical literature
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 526 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages526
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24155675M
OCLC/WorldCa295232

  Felicia Hemans was the most widely read woman poet in the nineteenth-century English-speaking world. Broadview’s edition shows why she was one of the few standard poets to be found in middle-class homes on both sides of the Atlantic, despite being routinely disparaged as a “merely” feminine poet. Included here is poetry representative of her entire. “The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans: Complete in One Volume”, p 0 Copy quote There is strength deep bedded in our hearts, of which we reck but little till the shafts of heaven have pierced its fragile dwelling.

The poetry of Felicia Hemans () flourished during the late Romantic and early Victorian period. Hemans’ mother first published a volume of Felicia’s poetry, Poems, in , in order to raise money for Felicia’s education. Later that same year Hemans published another book of poetry, England and Spain; or Valor and Feldman, who studies Hemans’ . The Poetical Works of Felicia Hemans. Complete in One Volume. with a Memoir, by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney. a New Edition from the Last London Edition .

Hemans, Mrs., The Poems of Felicia Hemans (London and Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo, ) (multiple formats at ) Hemans, Mrs., The Poetical Works of Felicia Hemans: Complete, With a Critical Preface (New York: American Book Exchange, ) (multiple formats at ). About this book. Introduction. This collection of twelve specially commissioned essays, the first to focus on the work of Felicia Hemans, includes new work from important critics in the field - Isobel Armstrong, Stephen Behrendt, Gary Kelly, Susan Wolfson - as well as contributions from emerging scholars. Offering close readings of Heman's.


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Her father's business soon brought the family to Denbighshire in North Wales, where she spent Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans (25 September – 16 May ) was an English poet.3/5. About this Item: Hemans, Felicia & edited by Rufus W. Griswold., pub. by John Ball,ncrd, 1st Edition?, blind stamped gilt illus.

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Felicia Hemans was an English poet. Ancestry Felicia Heman's paternal grandfather was George Browne of Passage, co. Cork, Ireland; her maternal grandparents were Elizabeth Haydock Wagner (d. ) of Lancashire and Benedict Paul Wagner (–), wine importer at 9 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool.

Felicia Hemans was the most widely read woman poet in the nineteenth-century English-speaking world. Broadview’s edition shows why she was one of the few standard poets to be found in middle-class homes on both sides of the Atlantic, despite being routinely disparaged as a “merely” feminine by: 5.

Poem Hunter all poems of by Felicia Dorothea Hemans poems. poems of Felicia Dorothea Hemans. Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams. A Portrait of Felicia Hemans at the University of Texas (large) Selected Works: Collections of Felicia Heman's work appeared frequently until the 's.

Unless otherwise indicated, the following poems were proof-read against The Poetical Works of Felicia Dorothea Hemans London: Oxford University Press, 'Felicia Hemans ( - ), one of the best-selling poets of her day, has been rediscovered by the academic establishment after a century of obscurity.' - Julian North, The Byron Journal 'Felicia Hemans was the most widely read female poet of the English-speaking world throughout the nineteenth century and into the early twentieth.

she recently completed a book- length manuscript entitled "Lost Saints: Gender, Silence, and Victorian Literary Can- onization. " F ANY PHRASE still evokes Victorianism as conceived early in this century, surely the first line of Felicia Hemans's "Ca- sabianca" does.

"The boy stood on the burning deck" conjures upCited by:   The best-selling Liverpudlian poet Felicia Dorothea Hemans was an ambitious, prolific writer, who produced larger-scale works than "Casabianca" (). She has deserved some recent efforts at Author: Carol Rumens.

HEMANS, Felicia. League of the Alps, the Siege of Valencia, the Vespers of Palermo, and Other Poems WITH: Forest. Boston, Two volumes.

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It is a hymn to duty, even unto death, that remains the one poem of Hemans's still in general currency today‐Casablanca, with its wincingly famous opening: ‘The boy stood on the burning deck / Whence all but he had fled.’ The duty of this boy, or of any of the military male characters in Hemans's output, is usually : Adam Roberts.

“THE BOY STOOD ON THE BURNING DECK WHENCE ALL BUT HE HAD FLED ”: FELICIA HEMANS’ POETRY, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH A LOVELY FORE-EDGE PAINTING.

HEMANS, Felicia. Poems. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, Felicia Dorothea Hemans, née Felicia Dorothea Browne, (born Sept. 25,Liverpool—diedDublin), English poet who owed the immense popularity of her poems to a talent for treating Romantic themes—nature, the picturesque, childhood innocence, travels abroad, liberty, the heroic—with an easy and engaging fluency.

Poems (), written when she was. Felicia Hemans () WORKS PROFILE COMMENTARY BIOGRAPHIES REFERENCE AUTHOR AS CRITIC. Born in Liverpool and raised in Wales, Felicia Brown published her first volume of poems when she was fifteen years old. She married Captain Alfred Hemans in ; her separation from her husband in aroused considerable attention and sympathy.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. 'Felicia Hemans, emerging from a century of obscurity as deep as her former fame, has been ready for us for some time; this sharply-conceived book of essays suggests that we are finally ready for her The essays in Sweet and Melnyk's stunning collection give us both poet and 'poetess', Hemans the maker and Hemans the : N.

Sweet.Born in Liverpool, England, Romantic poet Felicia Dorothea Hemans was the daughter of a merchant and a granddaughter of the consul, and the fifth of seven children.

The family relocated to Wales following a period of financial difficulty in A voracious and early reader, Hemans made use of an extensive home library and was instructed by her mother in several languages.Read this book on Questia. The first standard edition of the writings of Felicia Hemans (), this volume marks a revival of interest in, and a new critical appreciation of, one of the most important literary figures of the early nineteenth century.