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The Siege of Valencia: A parallel text edition (Broadview Literary Texts) This Is An EXACT Reproduction Of A Book Published Before 1923 This IS NOT An OCR D Book With Strange Characters, Introduced Typographical Errors, And Jumbled Words This Book May Have Occasional Imperfections Such As Missing Or Blurred Pages, Poor Pictures, Errant Marks, Etc That Were Either Part Of The Original Artifact, Or Were Introduced By The Scanning Process We Believe This Work Is Culturally Important, And Despite The Imperfections, Have Elected To Bring It Back Into Print As Part Of Our Continuing Commitment To The Preservation Of Printed Works Worldwide We Appreciate Your Understanding Of The Imperfections In The Preservation Process, And Hope You Enjoy This Valuable Book.

  • Paperback
  • 334 pages
  • The Siege of Valencia: A parallel text edition (Broadview Literary Texts)
  • Felicia Hemans
  • English
  • 12 October 2018
  • 9781144594297

About the Author: Felicia Hemans

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans 25 September 1793 16 May 1835 was an English poet Two of her opening lines, The boy stood on the burning deck and The stately homes of England, have acquired classic status.Felicia was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, a granddaughter of the Venetian consul in that city Her father s business soon brought the family to Denbighshire in North Wales, where she spent h



10 thoughts on “The Siege of Valencia: A parallel text edition (Broadview Literary Texts)

  1. says:

    The Siege of Valencia is a poetic drama about the follies of war, of chivalry and heroics, of church, and, while this may not be Hemans aim, the follies of maternal love.Elmina, the mother courageous of the play, began as brave soul I was urging on, as she boldly stood up to her husband who plans to willingly sacrifice their sons for the sake of the Christian city state But she soon became maddening to follow maddening in her intense, almost crazed devotion to her sons I can t tell whether Hemans wants us to be moved by her devotion, or whether we are supposed to see how this mother madness is caused by her narrowed domestic sphere.This is a provocative work that asks great questions, but it was also a bit unnerving in that so many of the characters seemed wildly chained to an arresting, rigid code Elmina to motherhood and the domestic G...

  2. says:

    read for class, such an interesting text

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