Louise Imogen Guiney
Poet and essayist, born Boston, Massachusetts, 1861; died Chipping Campden, England, 1920.
Educated in Boston and at the Sacred Heart Convent, Elmhurst, Rhode Island, her earliest literary work appeared in the "Boston Post" and the "Boston Courier"; in 1887 she was a contributor to "Harper's," "Scribner's," and the "Atlantic Monthly."
Among her writings are: "," "," "," "," and ""; she edited the works of Matthew Arnold, James Clarence Mangan, Henry Vaughan, and others.
Her poetry was delicate and cultivated, yet virile; her prose had a rare distinction of thought and diction.
As essayist she takes high rank.
New Catholic Dictionary