Louise Imogen Guiney

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ca. 1900

Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7, 1861 – November 2, 1920) was an American poet, essayist and editor born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.


Louise Imogen Guiney
Photograph by Fred Holland Day (1893).

The daughter of Gen. Patrick R. Guiney, an Irish-born American Civil War officer and lawyer,[1] she was educated at a convent school in Providence, Rhode Island. She edited editions of J. C. Mangan and of Matthew Arnold, and shared with Mrs. Spofford and Alice Brown the authorship of Three Heroines of English Romance (1894).

She died from a stroke on November 2, 1920.[2]


Poem collections[edit]

  • Songs at the Start (1884)
  • The White Sail and Other Poems (1887)
  • The Martyr's Idyl, and Shorter Poems (1899)



  1. ^ The American Magazine, Vol 8 (1888)
  2. ^ "Vassar College Libraries - ''Guide to the Louise Imogen Guiney Papers''". Specialcollections.vassar.edu. Retrieved 2012-12-22. 


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