Letters of Anne Grant, 1822-1836.

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Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838. Letters of Anne Grant, 1822-1836.

Letters of Anne Grant, 1822-1836.

A letter, 1826 March 26, from Grant to Felicia Dorothea Hemans, praises Hemans on her book of poetry, "Forest Sanctuary," sent by the author, and describes a poem she herself began working on fifty years ago. She also sends condolences on a death in the family, and mentions various people. A letter, 1829 February 27, from Grant to Andrews Norton, discusses a recent visit of Norton to Scotland, comments on the poet, Felicia Dorothea Hemans, and mentions "Notions of the Americans," "Life of Lord Collingwood, " "Journal and Letters of Bishop Heber, " and the criticism of Lockhart's "Life of Burns" in the Edinburgh Review by Thomas Carlyle. Also laments trials of old age, sends greetings to American friends. A letter of introduction to Thomas Carlyle is present . There are also two invitations; a note regarding hunting; and a letter, 1822 July 1, describing visits and various family matters. Families discussed include the Fletchers and the Booths.

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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 Hem...