Gill Gregory

Standard Name: Gregory, Gill


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Family and Intimate relationships Matilda Hays
Procter's poem To M.M.H., which later appeared as A Retrospect, expresses her feelings for her friend: Some gentle spirit—Love I thought—
Built many a shrine of pain;
Though each false Idol fell to...
Literary responses Adelaide Procter
This poem was highly regarded by Bessie Rayner Parkes . Critic Gill Gregory reads it as a powerful critique of Keble 's authoritative voice and an unsettling of key Tractarian tenets, stemming from AP 's revisionary poetics.
Gregory, Gill. The Life and Work of Adelaide Proctor. Ashgate, 1998.
Reception Adelaide Procter
Critic Gill Gregory argues that this poem is part of a series, with A Woman's Answer (a title Procter adopted from Robert Browning ) and A Woman's Last Word, in which she responds to...
Reception Adelaide Procter
Notwithstanding, or indeed perhaps because of, her popularity in the Victorian period, AP 's critical reputation foundered for most of the twentieth century. A study in German by Ferdinand Janku (Adelaide Anne Procter: ihr...
Textual Features Adelaide Procter
Almost all the poems she published in the first few years of her association with Household Words were, according to Gill Gregory , conventional, mourning, didactic and devotional lyrics.
Gregory, Gill. The Life and Work of Adelaide Proctor. Ashgate, 1998.
One of these, Friend Sorrow...
Textual Production Adelaide Procter
Her mother encouraged her love of poetry, before AP could write, by making for her daughter a little album into which she copied her favourite passages. Dickens commented: It looks as if she had carried...


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