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Lancashire poets, and other literary sketches (in a series of lectures)

Thomas Costley

Lancashire poets, and other literary sketches (in a series of lectures)

by Thomas Costley

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Published by Abel Heywood, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent in Manchester, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Thos. Costley.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 452p. :
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18064437M

Get this from a library! Author biographies master index: a consolidated index to more than , biographical sketches concerning authors living and dead as they appear in a selection of the principal biographical dictionaries devoted to authors, poets, journalists, and other literary figures. [Barbara McNeil; Miranda C Herbert;]. Traditions of Lancashire Volume II John Roby, english banker, poet, and writer () This ebook presents «Traditions of Lancashire Volume II», from John Roby. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS BOOK THE FAIRIES' CHAPEL THE LUCK OF MUNCASTER.

Get this from a library! Author biographies master index: a consolidated index to more than , biographical sketches concerning authors living and dead as they appear in a selection of the principal biographical dictionaries devoted to authors, poets, journalists, and other literary figures. [Barbara McNeil; Gale Research Company.;]. Ben Brierley's biography and life in Brierley ( – 18 January ), English weaver and writer in Lancashire dialect, was born in Failsworth, the son of humble parents, and started life in a text.

Rudyard Kipling was born on 30 December in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, to Alice Kipling (née MacDonald) and John Lockwood Kipling. Alice (one of the four noted MacDonald sisters) was a vivacious woman, of whom Lord Dufferin would say, "Dullness and Mrs Kipling cannot exist in the same room." John Lockwood Kipling, a sculptor and pottery designer, was the Principal. More than seventy books of poetry have appeared. Many of the poems take the form of a too spontaneous outpouring of emotion, written in the kind of free verse which reads like prose cut up into lines arbitrarily. Some books stand out for the sincerity of the emotion, but the craftsmanship is poor, and there are just two or three good poems in each book: mention could be made of Kaninika.


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Full text of "Lancashire Poets: And Other Literary Sketches ; in a Series of Lectures (Dec. to March )". She was probably one of Lancashire’s most prolific published writers, with nearly fifty books published.

She is credited with being one of the first British writers of modern schoolgirl stories. Robert William Service. Born in Preston, Service wrote both prose and poetry, although he is best known for his poems. Billington's poetry was published in two volumes, "Sheen and Shade" () and "Lancashire Songs with other sketches" ().

Nicholas Freeston (–) was an English poet who spent most of his working life as a weaver in cotton mills near his home in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire.

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We are happy to announce that the release date for the Literary Lancashire Award Anthology will be the 15th of August. The anthology contains all the amazing. Literary sketch, short prose narrative, often an entertaining account of some aspect of a culture written by someone within that culture for readers outside of it—for example, anecdotes of a traveler in India published in an English magazine.

Informal in style, the sketch is less dramatic but m. Details of George Hull's life are sparse. Although several writers have left biographic sketches, they drawn mainly on a single source, an appraisal of Hull's poetry written by the Lancashire poet Joseph Baron and published in The Blackburn Times in ().

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Poetry is a vast subject, as old as history, present wherever religion is present, and possibly the. Among all female poets of the English-speaking world in the 19th century, none was held in higher critical esteem or was more admired for the independence and courage of her views than Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

During the years of her marriage to Robert Browning, her literary reputation far surpassed that of her poet-husband; when visitors came to their home in Florence, she was invariably. Lancashire Songs, with Other Poems and Sketches (Dodo Press) [William Billington] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

William Billington () was a British poet. He learned to read and write at Catholic Sunday Schools. He was a founder member of the Blackburn Mechanic's Institute. Folklorist William E. Axon wrote in of the caution with which Roby's works had come to be viewed: "The late Mr. John Roby, whose 'Traditions of Lancashire' first appeared inwas a diligent collector of local legends, but his object was purely literary, and accordingly his book must be used cautiously, though it certainly contains.

However, recent research to recover poetry on the subject from newspapers suggests that this final stanza, which Hollingworth took from Billington’s own collection, Lancashire Songs, with Other Poems and Sketches, may have been a later abolitionist revision.

Rennie said the sheer range shows “there was a vibrant literary culture among Lancashire cotton workers”. “These poems have an extraordinary range and emotional intensity.

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Lancashire Sketches in Two Volumes, First Series and Second Series; with a Frontispiece and vignette illustrations throughout in Vol I, and vignette. Anthony Burgess is most famous for his dystopian novel, A Clockwork Orange (), which was adapted into a major film by director Stanley Kubrick in Burgess was born in Lancashire, and in.

The sketch Don Quixote appeared in the August 18–24 issue of the French weekly journal Les Lettres Françaises in 7. David Hockney, Myself and My Heroes (). Lancashire poets, and other literary sketches COSTLEY, Thomas My favourite authors Humour in verse COWBURN, Jennifer Idle Hours Vol 1 COWLING, Tom Pierce These Are My Children COX, Tony Fresh-water wonders and how to identify them CRABTREE, J.

H Grasses and rushes and how to identify them Twelve nature stories for the children.Katherine Mansfield was born Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp in Wellington, New Zealand, on Octo Innovative, accessible, and psychologically acute, Mansfield’s numerous short stories pioneered the genre’s shape in the 20th century.

Her fiction, poetry, journals, and letters cover an array of subjects: the difficulties and ambivalences of families and sexuality, the fragility and.Edwin Waugh ( Rochdale New Brighton), was a poet and topographical author.

Waugh read eagerly, and in became assistant secretary to the Lancashire Public School Association and went to work in Manchester. He first attracted attention by his sketches of Lancashire life and character in the Manchester Examiner.