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poems

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Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Richard Hengist Horne, 22 December 1843: "I never saw [John Sterling"]s book, although I have read many of his poems in Blackwood. He falls, to my apprehension, into the class of respectable poets: good sense & good feeling, somewhat dry & cold, and very level smooth writing, being what I discern in him -- There are Mr Sterling, Mr Simmons, Lord Leigh [...] who have education & natural ability enough to be anything in the world EXCEPT poets -- & who choose to be poets ""in spite of nature & their stars"" [...] Moreover all these men, by a curious consistency, take up & use the Gallic- Drydeny corruption of versification [source eds believe by this Barrett means blank verse] -- so at least the passing glances I have had of their proceedings lead me to suppose."

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Barrett, Elizabeth
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Accessed on 2019/12/12 03:02:48

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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poems

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-17318

Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Richard Hengist Horne, 22 December 1843: "I never saw [John Sterling"]s book, although I have read many of his poems in Blackwood. He falls, to my apprehension, into the class of respectable poets: good sense & good feeling, somewhat dry & cold, and very level smooth writing, being what I discern in him -- There are Mr Sterling, Mr Simmons, Lord Leigh [...] who have education & natural ability enough to be anything in the world EXCEPT poets -- & who choose to be poets ""in spite of nature & their stars"" [...] Moreover all these men, by a curious consistency, take up & use the Gallic- Drydeny corruption of versification [source eds believe by this Barrett means blank verse] -- so at least the passing glances I have had of their proceedings lead me to suppose."

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes


How to cite this record

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The Brownings' Correspondence
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Accessed on 2019/12/12 03:02:48

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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somewhat dry &amp; cold, and very level smooth writing, being what I discern in him -- There are 
Mr Sterling, Mr Simmons, Lord Leigh [...] who have education &amp; natural ability enough to be 
anything in the world EXCEPT poets -- &amp; who choose to be poets ""in spite of nature &amp; their 
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