Lydia Sigourney Summary

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Biographies (6)

518 words, approx. 2 pages
LYDIA HOWARD (HUNTLEY) SIGOURNEY (1 September 1791-10 June 1865), author, known at the height of her fame as "the sweet singer of Hartford" and "the American Mrs. Hemans," has not sustained her popula... Read more
2,003 words, approx. 7 pages
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney, "the sweet singer of Hartford," was with little doubt the most popular poet of the nineteenth century. Her work, which included volumes of prose and poetry and innumera... Read more
5,782 words, approx. 20 pages
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney's place in magazine history is deserved more for her prodigious production of prose and poetry than for her editorship of Godey's Lady's Book and the Ladies' Companion. ... Read more
2,350 words, approx. 8 pages
In a review of her Zinzendorff, and Other Poems (1835) in the January 1836 Southern Literary Messenger, Edgar Allan Poe criticized Lydia H. Sigourney's writing as derivative and said that she benefite... Read more
5,166 words, approx. 18 pages
"Have I imparted to others, a single pious sentiment, or moral precept for the direction of conduct""-- Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney once wrote in " Self-Examination," an 8 April 1821 letter held at... Read more
3,245 words, approx. 11 pages
Contemporaries considered Lydia Sigourney the most popular poet in America and the woman most respected and loved by the American people. Her fame rivaled that of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and surpas... Read more