Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1793-09-25
Death 1835-05-16
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Felicia Hemans was one of the first successful female English career poets. For a brief time, she was the most popular and acclaimed poet writing in England. Mrs. Hemans embodies a significant transition in English poetry from Romantic lyricism to the moral and patriotic themes prevalent in the Victorian era.

From the description of Felicia Hemans letters and poems, 1825, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50039596

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans (1793-1835) was an English poet who wrote a number of popular works including "Casabianca." She moved to Ireland in 1831 and remained there for the rest of her life.

From the description of Papers of Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, 1819-1893. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122559974

Anne Wagner, a resident of Liverpool, England, was the aunt of the poet Felicia Hemans.

From the guide to the Anne Wagner album, 1795-1834, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : to Mrs. Yates, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606196

From the description of Breathings of spring : autograph manuscript of the poem, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779342346

From the description of "And for all this heart's wealth wasted" : autograph verses unsigned, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479283

From the description of Autograph verses "The deserted house," signed "F. H.", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479255

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rhyllon, [no year] Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472108

From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Asaph, to Alaric A. Watts, [no year] Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472627

From the description of The graves of a household : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed with initials, [1828 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270484468

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bronwylfa, [St. Asaph, Wales], to Joanna Baillie, 1824 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779347194

From the description of [Poems and letter] / Felicia Hemans. [1820-1835?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686243

From the description of The things that change : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed with initials, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 551204300

Epithet: née Browne, poet

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x0002c2

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, British poet.

From the guide to the Felicia Hemans manuscript material : 60 items, 1805-1834, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Poet.

From the description of Poem of Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451482

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, English poet.

From the description of Felicia Hemans manuscript material : 54 items, 1805-1834. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 361798495

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Subjects:

  • Commonplace-books--18th century--Specimens
  • Poets, English
  • Collage
  • Women poets, English--19th century--Correspondence
  • Authors, English
  • Commonplace-books--19th century--Specimens
  • Watercolor painting
  • Poets, English--19th century--Correspondence
  • Women poets
  • Women poets, English--19th century--Manuscripts

Occupations:

  • Women poets
  • Poets

Places:

  • Chirbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Chillon, Switzerland (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • East Wickham, Kent (as recorded)
  • Havering atte Bower, Essex (as recorded)
  • Heanor, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Eyam, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Scarcliff, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Heage, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Hackney, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Killamarsh, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Alvaston, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Rhode Island, North America (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Chichester, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Sandiacre, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Germany, Europe (as recorded)