Lydia Sigourney an anthology in memoriam (1791-1865)

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Published by Bristol Banner Books in Bristol, IN .

Written in English

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  • Sigourney, L. H. 1791-1865 -- Poetry.,
  • American poetry -- 20th century.

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Statementedited by M. Myers.
ContributionsMyers, M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS615 .L89 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL935974M
ISBN 101879183277
LC Control Number95237596
OCLC/WorldCa34640427

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They settled in Hartford and had five children, three of whom died in infancy. Her husband encouraged her to devote her time to writing, but requested that she publish her work anonymously. Lydia Sigourney (–) was a popular poet, essayist and travel writer during the early and mid 19th century.

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Many of Sigourney's books have recently become available online. The linked items below often point to the Internet Archive or to the University of Michigan's American Verse or Making of America Projects; linked titles are generally full-text scanned images of the book named.

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Lydia Huntley Sigourney () was one of the most popular early-nineteenth-century American writers, the author of around 60 books.

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Haight, Mrs. Sigourney: The Sweet Singer of Hartford. New Haven: Yale University Press, Reformatted as HTML in MLA style by Matthew Koyle. The following list includes all the works of Mrs. Sigourney that were published as books under her supervision.

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She would have the skill and contrivance of every artificer used in her house, employed for the ease of her servants, and. Sigourney was born Lydia Huntley in Norwich, the daughter of a gardener. At she married Charles Sigourney, a dour-looking, stodgy but learned Hartford : Norma Buchanan.

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Lydia strongly supported those efforts. Her reputation as an educator might have rivaled Catherine Beecher’s, who opened her Hartford Female Seminary a decade after Lydia began teaching. Mrs. Sigourney.

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