Louise Imogen Guiney

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The American poet and essayist Louise Imogen Guiney was a prominent figure of the Boston literary circle of her day. She is chiefly known for her lyrical, Old English-style poems, recalling the conventions of seventeenth-century poetry. Informed by her religious faith, Guiney’s works exhibit a concern for the Catholic tradition, while emphasising moral rectitude and heroic gallantry. By the end of the nineteenth century, Guiney was regarded as a major contributor to American literature. In later years, she turned to scholarship, concentrating on neglected poets. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Guiney’s complete works, with numerous illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Guiney’s life and works
* Concise introduction to Guiney’s life and poetry
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Guiney’s complete prose works
* Features a bonus biography by the poet’s close friend Alice Brown — discover Guiney’s literary life
* Ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


The Life and Poetry of Louise Imogen Guiney
Brief Introduction: Louise Imogen Guiney
Songs at the Start (1884)
The White Sail and Other Poems (1887)
A Roadside Harp (1893)
Nine Sonnets Written at Oxford (1895)
Poems from ‘Robert Louis Stevenson: A Study’ (1895)
England and Yesterday (1898)
The Martyrs’ Idyl and Shorter Poems (1899)
Happy Ending (1909)

The Poems
List of Poems in Chronological Order
List of Poems in Alphabetical Order

The Fiction
Brownies and Bogles (1888)
Lovers’ Saint Ruth’s and Three Other Tales (1895)

The Non-Fiction
Goose-Quill Papers (1885)
Monsieur Henri (1892)
Martha Hilton (1894)
A Little English Gallery (1895)
Patrins (1897)
James Clarence Mangan (1897)
Hurrell Froude (1904)
Robert Emmet (1904)
Thomas Stanley (1907)
Blessed Edmund Campion (1908)
Contributions to ‘Catholic Encyclopedia’ (1913)

The Biography
Louise Imogen Guiney (1921) by Alice Brown

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