Emma Barrett Lennard
Standard Name: Lennard, Emma Barrett
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This was dedicated to the author's sister Emma, Lady Barrett-Lennard , wife of a locally distinguished baronet and mother of eight children, for whom it was expressly written—
perhaps for private theatricals at the...
Like her much earlier play, it was dedicated to her sister Emma, Lady Barrett-Lennard . This sister had set to music a poem Steele wrote for Lesbia called Heart's Delight.
Steele, Anna. Lesbia. George Bell, 1896.
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Another daughter, Emma Barrett Lennard , inherited a great musical talent. She wrote hundreds of songs which were popular in her day, including Plymouth Hoe. She also took poems by her mother, her sister...
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Many of ECW 's poems are elegiac in tone. Like her daughter, however, she often uses poetry to glorify instances of masculine heroism (especially in "Our Navy, past and present, written in 1854...
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