UCB Libraries

 

Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 60

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

 

Author

Phelen, Charlotte Elizabeth (nee Browne, 1790-1846).

Title

Osric: a missionary tale; with The Garden, and other poems. By Charlotte Elizabeth. [pseud. i.e Charlotte Elizabeth Phelan, afterwards Tonna.] Dedicated by permission to Mrs. Hannah More.

Imprint

Dublin : W. Curry, Jun. & Co., [1825?]

Physical description

134,53p. 8. Contemporary full calf.

Call number

WPRP 60.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 515; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 255.

Bio

Born in Norwich, Norfolk, she was the daughter of Revd. Michael Browne. When she was young she married Captain Phelan of the 60th Regiment and spent two years with him in Nova Scotia. They returned to Kilkenny where Phelan had an estate. They separated in 1824 and she moved to Clifton and then to London. She was remarried in 1841 to Lewis Hyppolytus Joseph Tonna. She wrote for particularly Protestant religious societies, and composed songs and poems for the Orange cause.

Notes

Includes Dedication.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Google Books

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

No Contents page. Includes:

Osric, a Missionary Tale

5-134

The Garden

3-35

The Winter Rose

35

The Evening Rose

37

The Vallisneria

39

Forget-me-not

41

The Missionary, Wolfe

43

Thoughts at Night

49