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Arthur Hugh Clough


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Arthur Hugh Clough : unknown

'Dowson has lent me Clough, which I like a good deal ..'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Robert Louis Stevenson      Print: Book


Arthur Hugh Clough : Ambarvalia

'I send you back 'Ambarvalia' with many thanks; I am also much obliged to you for sending me Mr Espinasse's prospectus, which had before excited my attention'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell      Print: Book


Arthur Hugh Clough : The Bothie of Toper-Na-Fuosich

Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 1 December 1849: 'We have had the sight of Clough & Burbidge, at last. Clough has more thought, Burbidge more music .. but I am disappointed in the book as a whole. What I like infinitely better, is Clough's "Bothie of Topernafuosich" a "long-vacation pastoral" written in loose & more-than-need-be unmusical hexameters, but full of vigour & freshness, & with whole passages & indeed whole scenes of great beauty & eloquence. It seems to have been written before the other poems [...] Oh, it strikes both Robert & me as being worth twenty of the other little book, with its fragmentary, dislocated, inartistic character. Arnold's volume has two good poems in it .. "The Sick King of Bokhara" [sic] & "The deserted Merman" [sic]. I liked them both -- But none of these writers are [italics]artists[end italics] whatever they may be in future days.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning     Print: Unknown


Arthur Hugh Clough : Dipsychus

'Dispsychus -- read after many hesitations -- is not clear what world it opposes to the spirit: the world of action or the world of ambition greed & snobbery. So its effect is fumbly [...] Don't expect to pursue Clough beyond the anthology-pieces.'

Century: 1800-1849 / 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Edward Morgan Forster      Print: Book


Arthur Hugh Clough : Amours de Voyage

'I was pleased to see your quotation from Clough. I used it myself in an approximate form, and with doubtful attribution to C., in another article ..'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Robert Louis Stevenson      Print: Unknown


Arthur Hugh Clough : Mari Magno

From F. T. Palgrave's 'Personal Recollections' of Tennyson: 'Tennyson [...] said that Clough as he lay on the grass in some lovely valley near Cauteretz, had read aloud passages from his last and unfinished poem, the series of tales named "Mari Magno" [...] "When he read them his voice faltered at times: like every poet, he was [italics]moved by his own pathos[end italics]."'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Arthur Hugh Clough      Manuscript: Unknown


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