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Lady Emmeline Charlotte Elizabeth Stuart-Wortley (née Manners; 1806 – 20 October 1855) was an English poet and writer, best known for her Travels in the United States, etc. During 1849 and 1850. She was editor of The Keepsake in 1837 and 1840.[1]

She was a daughter of John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland and his wife Elizabeth Manners, Duchess of Rutland and on 17 February 1831, married Hon. Charles Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, a son of James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe. They had a daughter, Lady Victoria Welby.[2]

After the death of her husband in 1844, she began to travel as a wealthy Victorian widow, along with her daughter, Victoria. In October 1855, she died of dysentery in the area between Antioch and Beirut, while travelling through Ottoman Empire regions following the history of the early Christians.[3]

Contents

BibliographyEdit

  • Poems, London: John Murray 1833
  • London at Night, and other Poems, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman 1834
  • Unloved of Earth, and other Poems, London: John Murray 1834
  • The Knight and the Enchantress, with other Poems, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman 1835
  • The Village Churchyard; And Other Poems, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman 1835
  • Travelling Sketches in Rhyme, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman 1835
  • The Visionary, a Fragment, with other Poems, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman 1836-1839
  • Fragments and Fancies, London: Saunders and Otley 1837
  • Hours at Naples, and other Poems, London: Saunders and Otley 1837
  • Impressions of Italy and Other Poems, London: Saunders and Otley 1837
  • Lays of Leisure Hours (2 vols.), London: Thomas Hookham 1838
  • Queen Berengaria's Courtesy, and other Poems (3 vols.), London: J. Rickerby, J. Hatchard and Son 1838
  • The Visionary. Canto III, London: Joseph Rickerby 1839
  • Sonnets, written chiefly during a tour through Holland, Germany, Italy, Turkey, and Hungary, London: Joseph Rickerby 1839
  • Jairah, A Dramatic Mystery, and Other Poems, London: Joseph Rickerby 1840
  • Eva: Or, The Error. A Play In Five Acts, London: Joseph Rickerby [etc.] 1840
  • Lillia-Bianca. A Tale of Italy, London: Joseph Rickerby 1841
  • Alphonzo Algarves. A play in five acts in verse, London: Joseph Rickerby [etc.], 1841
  • Angiolina Del' Albano; Or, Truth And Treachery. A Play, In Five Acts, London: How and Parsons [etc.], 1841
  • The Maiden of Moscow: A Poem, London: How and Parsons 1842
  • Moonshine. A Comedy, London: W.S. Johnson 1843
  • Adelaida. Or Letters &c. of Madame Von Regenburg. To which are added Poems, London: Printed by Moyes and Barclay 1843
  • Ernest Mountjoy, a comedietta in three acts and in prose, London 1844
  • Little Bo-peep, with variations and illustrations, London: Joseph Cundall. 1846
  • The Great Exhibition. Honour to labour, a Lay of 1851, London: W. N. Wright 1851
  • On the approaching close of The Great Exhibition. And other poems, London: W. N. Wright 1851
  • Travels in the United States, etc.,: during 1849 and 1850 (in three volumes), London: Richard Bentley 1851
  • [Victoria Welby] A young traveller's journal of a tour in North and South America during the year 1850, London: T. Bosworth 1852
  • &c., London: Thomas Bosworth, 1853
  • La Estrella. Romanza (sheet music, the words and music by Lady E.S. Wortley), London [1853]
  • Al arma. Una cançion de guerra (sheet music, the words and music by Lady E.S. Wortley), London [1853]
  • The New Crystal Palace march founded on the song England for ever (sheet music, arranged by T.W. Naumann), London [1854]
  • A Visit to Portugal and Madeira, London: Chapman and Hall 1854
  • The sweet South (Vol. I & Vol. II), London, printed for private circulation by G. Barclay, 1856

On Lady Emmeline Stuart-WortleyEdit

  • Mrs. Henry Cust (with a preface by Sir Ronald Storrs), Wanderers: Episodes from the Travels of Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley and her daughter Victoria 1849-1855, London: Jonathan Cape, 1928

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 1940, vol. 1, p. 807
  2. ^ Welby, Victoria; Schmitz, H. Walter (1985). Significs and language: the articulate form of our expressive and interpretive resources. Foundations of semiotics. 5. John Benjamins Publishing Company. p. xxii. ISBN 90-272-3275-X.
  3. ^ Schmitz, Heinrich Walter. A. Eschbach (ed.). Victoria Lady Welby: Significs and Language. John Benjamins. xxii–xiii.

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