Jean Ingelow

Jean Ingelow

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean Ingelow (17 March 1820 - 20 July 1897), was an English poet and novelist. Born at Boston, Lincolnshire, she was the daughter of William Ingelow, a banker. As a girl she contributed verses and tales to magazines under the pseudonym of Orris, but her first (anonymous) volume, A Rhyming Chronicle of Incidents and Feelings, did not appear until her thirtieth year. This was called charming by Tennyson, who declared he should like to know the author; they later became friends. Jean Ingelow followed this book of verse in 1851 with a story, Allerton and Dreux, but it was the publication of her Poems in 1863 which suddenly made her a popular writer. They ran rapidly through numerous editions and were set to music, proving very popular for English domestic entertainment. In the United States, her poems obtained great public acclaim. In 1867 she published The Story of Doom and other Poems, and then gave up verse for a while and became industrious as a novelist. Off the Skelligs appeared in 1872, Fated to be Free in 1873, Sarah de Berenger in 1880, and John Jerome in 1886.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134901989
  • 9786134901987