Richard Henry (Hengist) Horne, London, Eng., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 17 May 1845
- Richard Henry (Hengist) Horne, London, Eng., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 17 May 1845
Encloses Miss [Elizabeth] Barrett's reply to Poe's criticism of her poems. She thinks there is a "fine lyrical melody" in "The Raven." Has not heard from Tennyson. Sends copies of his Orion [London 1843], Gregory VII [London 1840], and introduction to the second edition of A New Spirit of the Age [London 1844].
- Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884
- Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
May 17, 1845
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American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Authors and publishers
Poets, American--19th century--Correspondence
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861
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