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egaffney4: There is a new hybrid collection-anthology), ed by Holly Faith Nelson & Jonathan Nauman, on Louise Imogen Guiney, a remarkable late C19th / early C20th author, editor, & literary critic. Find more Info on the book at

DANALAI6: This is the "first edited collection of original essays ever published on Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920), Irish American poet, essayist, editor, literary critic, and epistolist, and the first volume to anthologise a selection of both her poetry and prose."

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7,1861), author of "The White Sail and Other Poems” (1887) et al.

OntoU7: Louise Imogen Guiney January 7, 1861– November 2, 1920 American poet, essayist and editor, born in Roxbury Massachusetts. The daughter of General Patrick R. Guiney, an Irish-born American Civil War officer and lawyer, and Jeannette Margaret Doyle,

AndKnuckles_bot: Louise Imogen Guiney & Knuckles

SusanSteinberg6: “Saint Francis Endeth His Sermon” by Louise Imogen Guiney

artandtheology: Oct. 4 is the feast of St. Francis, a medieval Italian friar who had a special kinship with animals. In this poem Louise Guiney riffs on Francis’s famous Sermon to the Birds, giving it more of a bite, confronting humanity’s mistreatment of other creatures.

textsish: "For so, alas, With Love, alas, With fatal, fatal Love a girlhood goes." - Of Joan's Youth, Louise Imogen Guiney

nickripatrazone: Around 1905, Louise Imogen Guiney was paid $100 for an article published in The Atlantic Monthly. Her friend, an aspiring writer, said "That's a nice fat check." Louise quipped: "I read two hundred books to prepare the article and waited two years to have it published."

LoveCarousel: The Light of the House by Louise Imogen Guiney

hc_libs: This week, the Archives department is working on the Guiney Family Papers. A large part of the collection are the works of 19th century poet, Louise Imogen Guiney. Guiney published her first book of poetry when she was only 23 years old, Songs at the Start. (1/3)

BCIrishStudies: Next week! - Burns Scholar Lecture, 3/31: Fearghal McGarry:

LoveCarousel: Your name is as a spell midway of speech and thought - Louise Imogen Guiney

achahistory: The collection also includes papers and visual materials of alumnae and friends: journalist and writer Katherine Anne Porter, poet Louise Imogen Guiney, members of the Kennedy family, photographer Imogen Cunningham, and artists Nina Barr Wheeler and Hildreth Meiere 5/

No_way_but_this: Fog LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY Like bodiless water passing in a sigh, Thro’ palsied streets the fatal shadows flow, And in their sharp disastrous undertow Suck in the morning sun, and all the sky. The towery vista sinks upon the eye, As if it heard the Hebrew bugles blow,

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7,1861), author of "The White Sail and Other Poems” (1887) et al.

GardenerPodcast: January 7, 2021 Beautiful Bark on Deciduous Trees, Louise Imogen Guiney, Vivi Laurent-Täckholm, Enticing Plant Descriptions in Garden Catalogs, A Passion for Detail by Charlotte Moss, and Frank Lebby Stanton on Rosy Living

blackparatext: Shawn Michelle Smith, AT THE EDGE OF SIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE UNSEEN (Duke, 2013). Cover art, ST. SEBASTIAN, by F. Holland Day, from the Louise Imogen Guiney Collection, Library of Congress.

LoveCarousel: The Light of the House by Louise Imogen Guiney

ReadfromN: Brownies and Bogles by Louise Imogen Guiney / Poetry / Essays

ShieldsAndrew: 9 August 2020: Louise Imogen Guiney, "At a Symphony"

hc_libs: Corinne, Archival Assistant, reads "Spring" by Louise Imogen Guiney. We found this poem in "Happy Ending: The Collected Lyrics of Louise Imogen Guiney." Copies of this book are in both the Dinand stacks as well as the Special Collections, PS1767 .H2 1927.

hc_libs: Today Alicia, Head of Research, Teaching, & Learning, shares "Shropshire Landscape" by Louise Imogen Guiney, published in the 1898 book, "England and Yesterday: A Book of Short Poems." This book, along with Guiney family papers, can be found within the College's Archives.

Katedwbeads: Two books written by my Zgreat Great Aunt Louise Imogen Guiney.,tacked down these originals.. trying to collect all books written by my witty forbears. Gotta get them for next generation..

nickripatrazone: The poet Louise Imogen Guiney was postmistress of Auburndale, MA in 1894, but locals protested because she was Catholic. She almost lost her position, but her friends came & bought so many stamps that she kept her job, & got a raise. Moral: support your local poets. (& be nice)

burnslibrary: On exhibit now through May 2020, Devoted Catholic & Determined Writer: Louise Imogen Guiney in Boston. More info here:

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7,1861), author of "The White Sail and Other Poems” (1887) et al.

jamie_k_wheeler: I mean I'm a big fan of Vaughan but YOU COULD BE WRITING ON LUCY HUTCHINSON??? (Nah, I know the reason he's working on Vaughan: he *also* inherited a mass of research notes on him that Louise Imogen Guiney and Gwenllian Morgan compiled for twenty-odd years.)

LitBoston: “No full-grown citizen is under compulsion to read; if he do so at all, let him do it individually, by instinct & favor, for wantonness, for private adventure’s sake.” Louise Imogen Guiney wrote many essays & letters but is best remembered as a poet & author of dozens of books.

Greebohobbes: Amercian poet and essayist Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920) in Saint Barbara costume with laurel wreath, pearls, book and (pencilled-in) halo, 1893 Photograph: Fred Holland Day

CailinCeltic: The memory of his first love Is shaken on his heart . A Song Of The Lilac - Louise Imogen Guiney Artwork - Google PicFinder

SINGULARITYPUB: The imminent deed he made a work of art; and the station of the moment the only post of honor. Life and death may be all one to such a man. THE PRECEPT OF PEACE, LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY EARTH SHINES,

SINGULARITYPUB: But to our indifférent, nothing is so vulgar as close suction. He will never tighten his fingers on loaned opportunity; he is a gentleman, the hero of the habitually relaxed grasp. THE PRECEPT OF PEACE, LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY EARTH SHINES,

SINGULARITYPUB: Your true indifférent is Early Franciscan: caring not to have, he fears to hold. Things useful need never become to him things desirable. Towards all commonly-accounted sinecures, he bears coldness. THE PRECEPT OF PEACE, LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY EARTH SHINES,

SINGULARITYPUB: Full happiness is given to the very man who will never sue for it. This is a secret neat as that of the Sphinx: to "go softly" among events, yet domineer them. Without fear because we are exempt. THE PRECEPT OF PEACE, LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY EARTH SHINES

SINGULARITYPUB: Let it fall away! Since only so, by depletions, can we buy serenity and a blithe mien. It is diverting to study, at the feet of Socrates, how many indispensables man can live without. THE PRECEPT OF PEACE, LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY EARTH SHINES,

SINGULARITYPUB: A certain sort of voluntary abstraction is the oldest and choicest of social attitudes. In France, where all esthetic discoveries are made, it was crowned long ago: la sainte indifférence. THE PRECEPT OF PEACE, LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY EARTH SHINES,

alexwmurray: A fine description of Queen Victoria. Oh how I love Louise Imogen Guiney!

valeriodistefan: Blessed Edmund Campion by GUINEY, Louise Imogen

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AmLit_ALA: New call for contributors posted! Essay collection on Louise Imogen Guiney. Proposal deadline: August 15, 2019. For more details, see

daisysdays1: The fears of what may come to pass, I cast them all away, Among the clover scented grass, Among the new-mown hay. ~Louise Imogen Guiney~

WomenRead: Oh, I would have these tongues oracular  Dip into silence, tease no more, let be!  They madden, like some choral of...

bidwellhollow: "Beauty's a sinking light, ah, none too faithful; But Truth, who leaves so here her spent pursuer, Forgets not he...

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7,1861), author of "The White Sail and Other Poems" (1887) et al.

LibrarEphs: New in Chapin Library: The Copeland & Day printing of Louise Imogen Guiney's "Nine Sonnets", decorated by Bertram G...

KnowYourQuotes1: "Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the pa...

KnowYourQuotes1: "Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the part...

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Wikipatia: 1/7/1861 - b. Louise Imogen Guiney, American author, poet, essayist. Noted for Old English and lyrical style poems...

artandtheology: "Oh, close my hand upon Beatitude! Not on her toys." -Louise Imogen Guiney, from "Deo Optimo Maximo"

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7,1861), author of "The White Sail and Other Poems" (1887) et al.

security_iam: White Sail, The by GUINEY, Louise Imogen

artandtheology: "Crooks are on the sill; sceptres sail the wave; All the hopes of all the years are thronging to the Cave." -Louise...

artandtheology: What shall inure Him Unto the deadly dream, When the tetrarch shall abjure Him, The thief blaspheme, And scribe & s...

blindedbeatpoet: Brownies and Bogles by Louise Imogen Guiney

intothebean: "Our ☕s Determine Our Happiness High above hate I dwell, 0 storms! Farewell." - Louise Imogen Guiney

j_arthur_bloom: Huh, the friend of Ralph Adams Cram, Louise Imogen Guiney, wrote a biography of Henri de la Rochejacquelein

NofeYOLibrary: Goose-Quill Papers by Louise Imogen Guiney

SlalumPublic: Goose-Quill Papers by Louise Imogen Guiney

TimmyRFgopar: Elizabeth Barret Browning Louise Imogen Guiney Emma Lazarus (seems particularly relevant of late) Anne Carson Christina Rossetti

QuoteQueen: "Character demonstrates itself in trifles." Louise Imogen Guiney

ssanderlei: The Japanese Anemone - Louise Imogen Guiney | Poem

NofeYOLibrary: The Martyrs' Idyl by Louise Imogen Guiney

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SlalumPublic: A Roadside Harp by Louise Imogen Guiney

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paperboynewsy: "England and Yesterday" by GUINEY, Louise Imogen

security_iam: "England and Yesterday" by GUINEY, Louise Imogen

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