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Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans [ Felicia Hemans ], by Her Sister.

Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans [ Felicia Hemans ], by Her Sister.

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Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans [ Felicia Hemans ], by Her Sister.

by Harriet Hughes

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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. Hardcover. Collectible; VG-. Later printing, 12mo, original brownish publisher's cloth with paper spine label, 336 pages, 6 pages publisher ads. Condition: VERY GOOD- : cover wear (staining, fading, slight rippling to rear board cloth), faint foxing to endpapers, three owner names to front endpaper, internally clean and tight. Hemans (1793-1835), born Felicia Dorothea Browne in Liverpool, was very popular in her day, her poems read and respected alongside her contemporaries Shelley, Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, etc. She had five children in six years, was abandoned by her husband, spent the rest of her life writing in order to survive and was dead by the age of forty-one. You can read more about her at the Chawton House Library website.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans [ Felicia Hemans ], by Her Sister.
Author
Harriet Hughes
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Collectible; VG-
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1
Publisher
Lea and Blanchard
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1840
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
WOMEN WRITERS, WOMEN POETS, ROMANTIC PERIOD, POETRY
Bookseller catalogs
Literature / Poetry; Biography / Autobiography; Women Writers;

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