Harriet Hamilton King

Standard Name: King, Harriet Hamilton
Birth Name: Harriet Eleanor Baillie Hamilton
Married Name: Harriet Eleanor Baillie King
Pseudonym: H. E. H. K.
Pseudonym: Mrs Hamilton King
HHK , a deeply religious woman, published primarily during the second half of the nineteenth century and focused many of her writings on her lifelong passions: the struggle for Italian nationalism and the revolutionary figures behind the movement. Her principal genre was poetry, of which she produced seven volumes, some appearing in more than ten editions. She also wrote biographical works on her idol and beloved friend, Giuseppe Mazzini .


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Cultural formation Emily Hickey
Perhaps influenced by her friend Eleanor Hamilton King , or by John Henry Newman , EH converted from Anglicanism to Catholicism , which she dubbed her great and beautiful inheritance.
Dinnis, Enid M. Emily Hickey, Poet, Essayist—Pilgrim. Harding and More.
43, 41
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research.
199: 169
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Friends, Associates Emily Hickey
On her first visit she stayed in the home of publisher Alexander Macmillan and was introduced to the wonders of London's literary society. Through him she met Louisa Brough and other leaders in the struggle...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Barrett Browning
American poet Emily Dickinson loved EBB 's poetry. The language of Aurora Leigh crops up throughout her oeuvre, and she recalls the transformative experience, sanctifying the soul, of her early reading in one poem: I...
Textual Features Agnes Giberne
A dedication to the memory of her mother quotes Not lost, but gone before (the title of a story by Margaret Gatty ).
Giberne, Agnes. Beside the Waters of Comfort. Seeley.
The book takes the bereaved through various stages of mourning and...
Textual Features Lady Margaret Sackville
This early anthology of poetry by women includes poems by Jane Barlow , Anna Bunston , Frances Cornford , Olive Custance , Michael Field (Katharine Harris Bradley and Edith Cooper ), Harriet Hamilton King


16 May 1871: Henry S. King (husband of the poet Harriet...

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16 May 1871

Henry S. King (husband of the poet Harriet Hamilton King ) set up the publishing firm H. S. King and Co. at 65 Cornhill, London; taken over by Charles Kegan Paul in 1877, it...


King, Harriet Hamilton. A Book of Dreams. Kegan Paul, Trench, 1883.
King, Harriet Hamilton. Aspromonte and Other Poems. Macmillan, 1869.
King, Harriet Hamilton. Ballads of the North and Other Poems. Kegan Paul, Trench, 1889.
King, Harriet Hamilton, and George Macaulay Trevelyan. Letters and Recollections of Mazzini. Longmans, Green, 1912.
King, Harriet Hamilton. The Disciples. Henry S. King, 1873.
King, Harriet Hamilton. The Disciples. K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1927.
King, Harriet Hamilton. The Hours of the Passion and Other Poems. Grant Richards, 1902.
King, Harriet Hamilton. The Prophecy of Westminster, and Other Poems. W. B. Whittingham, 1895.
King, Harriet Hamilton. “The Religion of Mazzini”. Dublin Review, Vol.
, pp. 41-67.