Thomas Traherne

Standard Name: Traherne, Thomas


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Friends, Associates Susanna Hopton
Throughout her life SH built her friendships in connection with her religious beliefs. Her recorded relationships of this kind were with men. In the 1650s she was close to Father Henry Turberville , who converted...
Intertextuality and Influence Margiad Evans
Several poems in A Candle Ahead invoke ME 's teachers: Milton , Thomas Traherne , Walter de la Mare , and Thomas Hardy , the theme of whose The Well-Beloved is that of her closing...
Literary responses Susanna Hopton
Julia J. Smith has traced SH 's reputation through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (when she was regularly mentioned with respect in lists of celebrated women, while her mystical associate Thomas Traherne was largely forgotten)...
Reception Valentine Ackland
Though VA 's poems were well received when they first began to appear, she was always a poet out of step with her time: more in tune, as Claire Harman remarks, with writers of the...
Textual Features Frances Horovitz
Flowers was written for the painter and writer Winnifred Nicholson , who died in 1981.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.,
under Winifred Nicholson
Its heavily-symbolic title paradoxically suggests both life and death; it expresses a foreboding sense of the latter...
Textual Features Elizabeth Jennings
Every Changing Shape was reprinted in 1996 by Carcanet Press with a foreword by Michael Schmidt . It collects essays on Christian writers and mystics that address the way that faith informs the creative imagination...
Textual Production Susanna Hopton
George Hickes believed this work to be by SH . He also noted that a section added to it in 1688 in a form then titled The Sacrifice of a devout Christian was identified by...
Textual Production Susanna Hopton
The full title of this volume is A Collection of Meditations and Devotions, in three parts. I. Meditations on the Creation. II. Meditations and Devotions on the Life of Christ. III. Daily Devotions and Thanks-Givings...
Textual Production Rose Macaulay
Writing about a wide range of authors from Caedmon to Coventry Patmore , she devotes a significant portion of the book to the seventeenth century, which held a great interest for her. The chapter Anglicans
Textual Production Anne Ridler
AR did a new edition of Thomas Traherne 's Poems, Centuries and Three Thanksgivings (1966), based on the earlier edition by H. M. Margoliouth entitled Centuries, Poems, and Thanksgivings.
Ridler, Anne. Memoirs. The Perpetua Press, 2004, p. 240 pp.
She delighted particularly in...
Textual Production Susanna Hopton
The title-page calls her an Humble Penitent, not using her name. Thomas Traherne , whose Roman Forgeries was entered in the Stationers' Register on the same day, is now believed to have been instrumental...


30 December 1657
Mystical writer Thomas Traherne was admitted as rector of the small, poor village of Credenhill in Herefordshire.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.,


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