Kisington Town

By: Abbie Farwell Brown
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Kisington Town" by Abbie Farwell Brown is a captivating poem that encapsulates the essence of small-town life in the Victorian era. As a notable literary work in American literature, Brown skillfully weaves themes of nostalgia, childhood memories, and rural life into her verses. Through vivid imagery and symbolism, she paints a picturesque portrait of Kisington Town, evoking a sense of warmth and charm. Set against the backdrop of a close-knit community, the poem celebrates the simplicity and beauty of everyday life. Brown's words transport readers to a bygone era, where innocence and wonder abound in the midst of rural landscapes and familiar faces. Each stanza is rich with imagery, offering glimpses into the joys and struggles of small-town existence. At its core, "Kisington Town" is a poignant reflection on the passage of time and the enduring power of memory. It invites readers to explore the depths of their own nostalgia and to cherish the precious moments of childhood and community. With its small-town charm and timeless themes, this poem continues to resonate with audiences, reminding us of the enduring magic found in the ordinary moments of life.

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Abbie Farwell Brown

Abbie Farwell Brown was an American writer. Brown was born in Boston, Massachusetts, as the first of two daughters of Benjamin F. Brown, an Isaac Allerton descendent, and Clara Neal Brown, a contributor to The Youth's Companion. Her sister, Ethel, became an author and illustrator under the name Ann Underhill. Brown's family had lived in New England for ten generations, and she had spent her whole life in her Beacon Hill mansion. Brown was the Bowdoin School's valedictorian in 1886. She later attended the Girls' Latin School, where she became acquainted with Josephine Preston Peabody. She was the main force behind the newly founded school newspaper, The Jabberwock, which Brown called after Lewis Carroll's poem. While at Girls' Latin School, she contributed to St. Nicholas Magazine, some of which were illustrated by her sister. She began writing for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat under the pen name Jean Neal in 1898. She also created a one-act comedy, Quits (1896), set in a women's college. Saint Werburgh's miracles, including the resuscitation of a goose, from Chester Cathedral Her first children's book, The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts (1900), was inspired by her first journey abroad, notably the carved choir stalls in Chester Cathedral that depict the life of Saint Werburgh. The book retells Christian stories about saints' contacts with animals. Brown would publish further collections retelling old tales for a modern child readership.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 124 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362763818
  • ISBN-13: 9789362763815
  • Item Weight: 161.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.24mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Poetry / General