Elinor Wylie

the portrait of an unknown lady
  • 203 Pages
  • 4.45 MB
  • English
Bobbs-Merrill , Indianapolis, New York
Wylie, Elinor, -- 1885-
Statementby Nancy Hoyt.
LC ClassificationsPS3545.Y45 Z7, PS3545.Y45 Z7
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14108371M
LC Control Number35004386

Encouraged by Horace Wylie, Elinor published privately, and anonymously, a small book of poems she had written sinceIncidental Numbers (). The couple returned to the United States at the outbreak of World War I, and lived in Boston, Augusta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C., under the stress of social ostracism and Elinor’s illness.

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Elinor Wylie, American poet and novelist whose work, written from an aristocratic and traditionalist point of view, reflected changing American attitudes in the aftermath of World War I. Elinor Hoyt grew up from age 12 in Washington, D.C., where her father served as assistant U.S.

attorney general. InWylie's first commercial book of poetry, Nets to Catch the Wind, was published. It was an immediate success. The Poetry Society awarded her its Julia Ellsworth Ford Prize. Elinor began spending time in literary circles in New York City amongst whom she found her next husband — William Rose Benét whom she married in Elinor Wylie's Angels and earthly creatures brings us back in time when Elinor Wylie book and meaning gave us truth and beauty.

This work is a treasure for all of us who have lost our way in the literature of today. Though tragic sonnets are but a temptation to the heart, they reveal her soul and state of mind at the near, very near, time of her by: 6.

Elinor Wylie book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Impressively photo illustrated and complete with Wylie's geneaology, a select /5. Last Poems of Elinor Wylie book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When Elinor Wylie died in at the age of 43, she had built /5. COLLECTED POEMS OF ELINOR WYLIE, Knopf,first edition, some wear to 3 corner tips and fraying at spine extremities, else a good to very good copy.

1/ copies SIGNED by. Elinor Wylie – (Full name Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie Benét) American poet, novelist, short story writer, and essayist. In her lifetime, Wylie garnered notoriety for her unconventional.

Elinor Wylie was an American poet and novelist popular in the s and s. "She was famous during her life almost as much for her ethereal beauty and personality as for her melodious, sensuous poetry." Family and Childhood Elinor Wylie was Elinor Wylie book Elinor Morton Hoyt in Somerville, New Jersey, into a socially prominent family.

Collected Poems of Elinor Wylie by Wylie. Elinor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Elinor Wylie's life was extraordinary by any standards, which gives any biography a built-in interest.

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Born to wealth, beauty, and Society inshe pulled off the scandal of when she abandoned husband and child to disappear in Europe with idle, dapper Horace Wylie. Impoverished, disgraced, obscure, Elinor drifted for ten rather dreary years with Horace (whom she finally married after.

Elinor Wylie - A poet and novelist whose life was surrounded in scandal, Elinor Wylie's poem "Velvet Shoes," written and published inhas been widely anthologized and set by several American composers, from John Duke to Randall Thompson.

A sampling of Elinor Wylie's most representative work In the s Elinor Wylie's poetry and novels were critically acclaimed and enjoyed popularity in both the United States and England. Her poems were published in the New Yorker, the Century, the New Republic, and the Saturday Review of Literature, and she was described by contemporaries as an icon of the age.

By Elinor Wylie. Highlight Actions. Disable annotations. When the world turns completely upside down. You say we’ll emigrate to the Eastern Shore. Aboard a river-boat from Baltimore; We’ll live among wild peach trees, miles from town, You’ll wear a coonskin cap.

coonskin cap A cap made from a raccoon pelt. Homespun, dyed butternut. Elinor Wylie. New York, Twayne Publishers [] (OCoLC) Online version: Gray, Thomas Alexander.

Elinor Wylie. New York, Twayne Publishers [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Elinor Wylie; Elinor (Hoyt) Wylie; Elinor Wylie; Elinor Wylie; Elinor Wylie: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas.

Selected Works of Elinor Wylie contains of the poems Wylie chose for the volumes published in her lifetime and more that appeared in Collected Poems and in Last Poems. Also included are the first chapters of each of her novels, Jennifer Lorn, The Venetian Glass Nephew, The Orphan Angel, and Mr.

Hodge and Mr. : Kent State University Press. Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olson, Stanley. Elinor Wylie. New York: Dial Press, © (OCoLC)   Encouraged by Horace Wylie, Elinor published privately, and anonymously, a small book of poems she had written sinceIncidental Numbers ().

The couple returned to the United States at the outbreak of World War I, and lived in Boston, Augusta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C., under the stress of social ostracism and Elinor's illness.

Poem of the week: Sanctuary The cool wit of Elinor Morton Wylie's work has been unfairly eclipsed Carol Rumens. Mon 30 Mar EDT First published on Mon 30 Mar : Carol Rumens. Sea Lullaby by Elinor Wylie This poem is written in a way as if the poet was sitting on the beach watching the sea and a little boy.

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Elinor starts us out with the surrounding visual of a scene that is not pleasant. She talks of a smoke-tarnished moon and dead leaves with the color of blood.

COLLECTED PROSE OF ELINOR WYLIE. Elinor Wylie. Stated First Edition with no other printings listed. Pages tanned. pages. Protected in a Brodart cover. Jennifer Lorn, The Venetian Glass Nephew, The Orphan Angel, Mr. Hodge and Mr. Hazard, Fugitive Rating: % positive.

Wylie "was a figure of great allure in downtown New York in the s, a time when glamour attached itself to bohemianism and liberated women celebrated their sexuality" (Oxford Book of. The Paperback of the Nets to Catch the Wind by Elinor Wylie at Barnes & Noble.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. Nets to Catch the Wind by Elinor Wylie. Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. Elinor Morton Wylie née Hoyt (September 7, – Decem ) was an American poet and novelist who was popular before World War II.

Wylie was born in Somerville, New Jersey. Her grandfather, Henry M. Hoyt, was a governor of Pennsylvania; she was raised in this socially prominent family in Washington, D.C/5(4).

Elinor Wylie (WI-lee) is primarily a poet, but she turned to long fiction to vary her writing days and to add to her income. Both genres received high praise as well as scathing criticism, and. In the poem "Pretty Words" by Elinor Wylie, the speaker is comparing words to pets.

The speaker compares words with pets, and how they can be 'tamed'. When the speaker compares words to "" (Wylie 4), it shows that there is a variety of words that can be used. Elinor Wylie was born Elinor Morton Hoyt on 7 September, in Somerville, New Jersey.

She came from a prominent New Jersey family. Her parents were Henry Martyn Hoyt, Jr. and Anne Morton McMichael. Elinor was the oldest of five children. When Elinor was twelve, the family moved to Washington, D.C.

Collected Poems of Elinor Wylie (). Collected Prose of Elinor Wylie (). Last Poems of Elinor Wylie (, ). The Beineke Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Yale University holds papers of Elinor Wylie and William Rose Benét; in addition, Wylie's correspondence is also housed with that of the Hoyt family in the Berg Collection.

eBooks-Library publishes Elinor Wylie (Elinor Morton (nee Hoyt), Elinor Hichborn, Elinor Benet) and other eBooks from all genres of literature, both fiction and non-fiction, historical documents and sheet music, all of which are available on a subscription basis. Horace encouraged Elinor to write and she published a small book of poems, Incidental Numbers, in The couple moved to live in the United States after the start of World War I and during this time period Wylie miscarried several times, as well as having one still birth, and one premature child who only lived a few days.Read this book on Questia.

The Orphan Angel by Elinor Wylie, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of The Orphan Angel ().I’d spotted Nancy Hoyt’s byline in the New Yorker before, but I had no idea of the joys and sorrows (mostly sorrows) that were attached to it.

Ap cover by Rose Silver. Nancy McMichael Hoyt was the younger sister of poet and writer Elinor Wylie, the latter a beloved figure at the New Yorker. Indeed when Wylie died suddenly on Dec.

16,the editors paid tribute by.