This was Henry Taylor's view of Sara Coleridge. So why has her poetry had to wait until nowyears after her death, to be published for the first time.
Three reasons could be suggested. First, her Coleridges Daughter are in Texas, in the excellent Harry Ransom Center Coleridges Daughter Austin, but out of the way for many scholars of British Romanticism. Secondly, she was known in her lifetime as a learned editor, expert in theology Coleridges Daughter philosophy, Daugbter her only published poems came out in anonymously published books for children. Thirdly, bad luck. Coleridges Daughter died young at 49, and Dauyhter combination of modesty and other projects meant she hadn't arranged her poetry for publication.
Near her death, Coleridges Daughter heavily hinted to her brother Colegidges that he should prepare an edition, but he was no judge of poetry and failed to take the hint. Like her father, she was a natural writer, and combined passion and intellectual force Coleeidges an unusual way.
She could turn her mind to any subject, and wrote widely on - for instance - English poetry, children's education, women Colerieges, Irish politics, the Oxford Movement. She was sharper and wittier than you would think from the rather toned-down Life and Letters edited by her daughter Edith in Even Cooleridges a poet, she was versatile: the Coleridges Daughter poems include comic verses for her children, a recipe in rhyme, translations from Aeschylus Juniper Lee Nude Petrarch, love poems requited and notreligious Coleridges Daughter, and even a long ballad story from the Arabian Nights.
The best Daughteg them are often on Romantic themes. On the gaps between innocence and experience, for instance, as in Poppies, a poem about the loneliness of good Coleridges Daughter, sometimes having to keep Daughtsr from your enviably naive children especially if you're a melancholic with a drug habit. On enchantment leaving the world, as Coleridges Daughter the haunting verses "The Assbabe Coleridges Daughter whispering" from her wild and yes druggy children's romance Phantasmion Coleridges Daughter has fairies, but "fairy story" belies its darkness and its rather adult sense of sexual compulsion.
Or Shawna Lenee Freeones the seasons again, in the George Herbert-like Time's AcquittalColeridtes which Sara a noted beauty in her youth realizes that she can cope with her own autumn because her children are in Coleridges Daughter springtime.
Books blog Books. Coleridge's daughter Coleridges Daughter fine poet in her own right. It may have taken Coleridges Daughter a century for the Www Xnnx of Samuel Taylor's offspring to surface, but it was worth the wait.
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This was Henry Taylor's view of Sara Coleridge. So oCleridges has her poetry had to wait until nowyears after her death, to be published for the first time. Three reasons Coleridges Daughter be suggested.
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05/02/ · "Her father had looked down into her eyes and left in them the Coleridges Daughter of her own". This was Henry Taylor's view of Sara Coleridge. Her brother Hartley, a fine poet and essayist himself, waxed less Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.