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Published by Humphrey Milford, O.U.P. in London .
Written in English


  • Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton -- Criticism and interpretation.

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StatementOsbert Burdett.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19307448M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burdett, Osbert, Idea of Coventry Patmore. London, New York, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, As its only unity is one of character, more difficult to grasp than an idea, it may seem contradictory or absurd to those unacquainted with the man in whom it is embodied. The contradictions of which Coventry Patmore has been accused are hardly less than the contradictions in the charges themselves. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This The idea of Coventry Patmore by Burdett, Osbert, Book from the collections of University of California Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the Pages: This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

The Unknown Eros (Dodo Press) [Coventry Patmore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore () was an English poet and critic. He is one of the best-regarded Victorian poets. In appeared the first part of his best known poem/5(5). The Angel in the House is a narrative poem by Coventry Patmore, first published in and expanded until Although largely ignored upon publication, it became enormously popular in the United States during the later 19th century and then in Britain, and its influence continued well into the twentieth century as it became part of many English Literature courses once adopted by W. W. During this important era, the idea of the “Angel in the House” was developed by Coventry Patmore and used to describe the ideal women who men longed. Throughout this period, women were treated inferior to men and were destined to be the husbands “Angel in the House”. Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (23 July - 26 November ) was an English poet and literary critic. Patmore was born at Woodford, Essex, son of Peter George Patmore, also an author. He was in the printed book department of the British Museum. He published Tamerton Church Tower (), and between and the 4 poems which, combined, form his masterpiece, The Angel in the .

The Unknown Eros [Coventry, Patmore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Unknown Eros. he five years of correspondence between Coventry Patmore and Gerard Manley Hopkins, which date from (see biographical section on Patmore's later years Life) reveal the great influence which Hopkins had over Patmore's later works and revisions. In response to Patmore's wish for him to edit his complete works, Hopkins set on writing an entire series of extensive comments on a number of. The phrase "Angel in the House" comes from the title of an immensely popular poem by Coventry Patmore, in which he holds his angel-wife up as a model for all women. Believing that his wife Emily was the perfect Victorian wife, he wrote "The Angel in the House" about her (originally published in , revised through ). Coventry Patmore's popular, long narrative poem The Angel in the House was published in parts between and Inspired by his wife, Emily, the poem charts their traditional courtship and marriage. Today, it is known for the way in which it idealised women as devoted, docile wives and mothers; paragons of domesticity, virtue and humility.