Questions tagged [emily-jane-pfeiffer]

Questions about the Welsh poet Emily Jane Pfeiffer (1827 – 1890), or her life as a writer. She was a supporter of women's higher education and rights, and produced many feminist poems.

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Emily Jane Pfeiffer’s “Klytemnestra”

‘Klytemnestra’ is the title of a pair of sonnets by Emily Jane Pfeiffer, first published in The Contemporary Review (June 1878), page 544. In this question I’m asking about the first sonnet, quoted in ...
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Emily Jane Pfeiffer’s “To the Blind Architect of the City of Life”

Emily Jane Pfeiffer’s sonnet ‘To the Blind Architect of the City of Life, whose Humble Homes are the Creatures of Earth, Water, and Air, and whose “Meeting-House” is Man’ was first published in Littel’...
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Emily Jane Pfeiffer's "Evolution"

Emily Jane Pfeiffer’s poem ‘Evolution’ was first published in Poems (1876): Hunger that strivest in the restless arms     Of the sea-flower, that drivest rooted things     To break their ...
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