Southern Writers Volume 1: Biographical and Critical Studies

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWilliam Malone Baskervill

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... them, to breathe their atmosphere, to catch their spirit. The " Symphony " called forth another appreciative notice from Mr. Peacock, which was extensively copied in the Southern newspapers. and this time Bayard Taylor's generous voice swelled the chorus. July 31, 1875, Lanier writes to Mr. Peacock: "Many thanks for Mr. Taylor's letter. I do hope I may be able to see him during the next month. Do you think a letter from me would reach him at Mattapoisett? For his estimate of my Symphony seems to me so full and generous that I think I will not resist the temptation to anticipate his letter to me. I will write also to Mr. Calvert to-morrow. His insight into a poet's internal working, as developed in his kind notice of me in the Golden Age, is at once wonderful and delightful." Mr. Taylor now became one of Lanier's most valued friends. He gave him freely counsel, sympathy, introductions to other writers, and it was at his suggestion that Lanier was selected to write the cantata for the opening of the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, which first brought his name into general notice. From Baltimore, January 8, 1876, he writes to his wife: Well then: God be praised thatgiveth us the victory. I have late this afternoon finished my third India paper, which was a great labor and strain; and to-night we have played a divine concert of Scandinavian music, whereof I inclose thee the programme; and my heart is so full of this heavenly melody that I cannot find me any rest till I have in some wise enlarged me. Moreover I have a charming piece of news which--although thou art not yet to communicate it to any one except Clifford--I cannot keep from thee. The opening ceremonies of the Centennial Exhibition will be very grand;...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... them, to breathe their atmosphere, to catch their spirit. The " Symphony " called forth another appreciative n...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217556752

ISBN - 13:9780217556750

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