By Ann Blainey
First released in 1968. Richard Hengist Horne, nearly unknown this present day, used to be one of many extra outstanding figures of the 19th century literary scene. the writer of an epic poem Orion was acclaimed a piece of genius by means of nearly each English critic. His voluminous literary output is for the main half forgotten, yet his existence and personality, his extensively romantic aspirations to be a guy of Genius, supply a desirable tragi-comic examine. As a heritage examine to the literature and society of the time, Ann Blainey’s ebook is full of curiosity and anecdote, and as a research of a impressive guy it truly is continuously enjoyable.
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The Farthing Poet: A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84: A Lesser Literary Lion: Volume 5 (Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism) by Ann Blainey