Louise Imogen Guiney Biography

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Louise Imogen Guiney's removal from Boston to Oxford, England, in 1901 reflects her eventual preference for studying seventeenth-century poetry rather than writing her own. By 1909, when the 128 poems she considered worth preserving were collected for publication, she was aware that her poetic faculties were fading, and, despite some effusive notices for Happy Ending (1909), she was not tempted to break the resolution expressed in that title. When her first book had been published in 1884, it had been praised by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., and her work had been included in Edmund Stedman's influential anthologies, volume 11 of A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time (1900) and An American Anthology, 1787-1900 (1900). She was a friend of Lionel Johnson's admired Yeats and the Rhymers' Club, and idolized Robert Louis Stevenson. She was a contemporary of Bliss Carman and C.G.D. Roberts, with whom she shared a lyric...

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