Scenes in my Native Land

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Scenes in my Native Land

Reading experience
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Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Robert Browning, letter postmarked 20 December 1845: "Mrs. Sigourney has just sent me, .. just this morning .. her ""Scenes in my native land"" -- &, peeping between the uncut leaves, I read of the poet Hillhouse, of ""sublime spirit & Miltonic energy,"" standing in ""the temple of Fame"" as if it were built on purpose for him! -- I supppose he is like most of the American poets .. who are shadows of the true .. as flat as a shadow, as colourless as a shadow, as lifeless & as transitory."

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Notes
Sigourney's comments on James Abraham Hillhouse appear at p.262 in text, in essay entitled ""Moonlight at Sachem's Wood, New Haven, Connecticut' (see p.253 n.5 in source).

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Accessed on 2020/01/18 16:01:13

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth Barrett
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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Scenes in my Native Land

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

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Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Aged 39 [Experience in 1845, born in 1806]

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Notes
Sigourney's comments on James Abraham Hillhouse appear at p.262 in text, in essay entitled ""Moonlight at Sachem's Wood, New Haven, Connecticut' (see p.253 n.5 in source).

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Brownings' Correspondence
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/75544
Accessed on 2020/01/18 16:01:13

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