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Poems by the Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, The Matchless Orinda

Katherine Philips

The poet Katherine Philips was called "The Matchless Orinda" in her day and was well known for her works, both personal and political. She was a staunch Royalist (a supporter of Charles I and his son during the English Civil Wars) and wrote poetic defenses of the monarchy. She was also part of a literary coterie, in which she and her friends had "code names." Philips herself was "Orinda," her husband "Antenor," and her friend Anne Owen "Lucasia." She is perhaps best known today for her passionate poems celebrating female friendship. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

The poet Katherine Philips was called "The Matchless Orinda" in her day and was well known for her works, both personal and political. She was a staunch Royalist (a supporter of Charles I and his son during the English Civil Wars) and wrote poetic defenses of the monarchy. She was also part of a literary coterie, in which she and her friends had "code names." Philips herself was "Orinda," her husband "Antenor," and her friend Anne Owen "Lucasia." She is perhaps best known today for her passionate poems celebrating female friendship. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
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The poet Katherine Philips was called "The Matchless Orinda" in her day and was well known for her works, both personal and political. She was a staunch Royalist (a supporter of Charles I and his son during the English Civil Wars) and wrote poetic defenses of the monarchy. She was also part of a literary coterie, in which she and her friends had "code names." Philips herself was "Orinda," her husband "Antenor," and her friend Anne Owen "Lucasia." She is perhaps best known today for her passionate poems celebrating female friendship. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

4h 10m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:58


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

23:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

23:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:23


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

28:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:49


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

21:45