Hearts of Controversy

Alice Meynell (1847 - 1922)

Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The Meynell's later converted to Roman Catholicism. In this volume, In this volume Meynell offers her impressions on some of the best known literary figures of her day including Charles Dickens, Tennyson.and the Bronte sisters. - Summary by Larry Wilson

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Some Thoughts of a Reader of Tennyson Emmi Kranz
Play 02 Dickens as a Man of Letters Colleen McMahon
Play 03 Swinburne’s Lyrical Poetry Lucy Kempton
Play 04 Charlotte and Emily Brontë Kathleen Moore
Play 05 Charmian Alan Mapstone
Play 06 The Century of Moderation Larry Wilson