Ingelow, Jean

▪ British poet and novelist
born March 17, 1820, Boston, Lincolnshire, Eng.
died July 20, 1897, London

      English poet and novelist popular in her own day and remembered for her narrative poem “The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire, 1571” (1863), which reveals considerable command of language and a power to evoke feeling.

      The friend of many leading painters and writers, Ingelow was modest and retiring and spent much of her earnings from writing on charitable works. Poems (1863) contains her best work; also of note are a novel, Sarah de Berenger (1879), and a children's book, Mopsa the Fairy (1869; reprinted 1964).

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  • Jean Ingelow — (* 17. März 1820 in Boston (Lincolnshire); † 20. Juli 1897 in Brompton, heute Stadt London) war eine englische Dichterin. Jean Ingelow debütierte mit einer Sammlung von Erzählungen, Tales of Orris (1860), und ließ zwei Jahre später den Gedichts …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jean Ingelow — (17 March, 1820 ndash; 20 July, 1897), was an English poet and novelist. Early life and education Born at Boston, Lincolnshire, she was the daughter of William Ingelow, a banker. As a girl she contributed verses and tales to magazines under the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ingelow — (spr. inndschelō), Jean, engl. Dichterin, geb. 1820 in Boston (Lincolnshire), gest. 20. Juli 1897 in London, trat 1850 mit »A rhyming chronicle of incidents and feeling« auf, dem Erzählungen: »Tales of Orris« (1860), und ein oft aufgelegter Band… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ingelow — (spr. índschĕloh), Jean, engl. Schriftstellerin, geb. 1820 zu Boston (Lincolnshire), gest. 20. Juli 1897 in London; schrieb Gedichte (1863 u.ö.), Erzählungen und Romane (»Off the Skelligs«, 1872; »Don John«, 1876; »Sarah de Berenger«, 1880 etc.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ingelow — /in jeuh loh /, n. Jean, 1820 97, English poet and novelist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ingelow — /in jeuh loh /, n. Jean, 1820 97, English poet and novelist …   Useful english dictionary

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