Ingelow, Jean

Ingelow, Jean ĭn´jəlō [key], 1820–97, English author. Her poems are characterized by religious introspection and an intimate knowledge of nature. Among her best-known poems are High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire, 1571 and Seven Times One. Of her novels, Off the Skelligs (1872) and Sarah de Berenger (1879) are the most noted. She also wrote the children's story Mopsa the Fairy (1869).

See biography by M. Peters (1972).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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