Molloy, Joseph Fitzgerald. The Most Gorgeous Lady Blessington. Downey, 1896.
340-1, 376, 419-0
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ouida|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Florence Dixie|
|Friends, Associates||Camilla Crosland|
|Friends, Associates||Lucie Duff Gordon|
|Friends, Associates||Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington|
|Health||Harriet Hamilton King|
|Literary responses||Jessie White Mario||
After the inaugural lecture, the New York Herald called her words very chaste and poetical and her enunciation clear and distinct.
When her thoughts turned to the Italian struggle, her brilliant eyes flashed like...
Daniels, Elizabeth Adams. Jessie White Mario: Risorgimento Revolutionary. Ohio University Press, 1972.
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Barrett Browning||
Critics were divided about the success of the poem, as was perhaps to be expected given EBB 's passionate embrace of Italian nationalism and her criticism of British foreign policy. The Guardian called it an...
|Literary Setting||Elizabeth Barrett Browning||
The volume revolves around the events in Italy surrounding Napoleon III 's betrayal, in the treaty of Villafranca in July 1859, of allies in the Italian nationalist cause against Austria, but earlier poems are also...
|Literary Setting||Harriet Hamilton King||
The first part of the collection concerns Giuseppe Garibaldi , Felice Orsini (whose assassination attempt on Napoleon III it defends), and the cause the author herself had fervently embraced: that of Italian nationalism.
Miles, Alfred H., editor. The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century. AMS Press, 1967.
King, Harriet Hamilton. Aspromonte and Other Poems. Macmillan, 1869.
|Literary Setting||Harriet Martineau||
Certainly the plot drags, the characterisation is wooden, and the book is weighed down by ponderous speeches. In the opening domestic scene, Toussaint's son is helped to read the word Epictetus on the spine of...
|Literary Setting||Mary Elizabeth Braddon||
Ishmael is set in Brittany and Paris, mainly between 1850 and 1867, during the reign of Louis Napoleon . The title character is the son of a Breton aristocrat, despised by his father on...
|politics||Mary Russell Mitford|