Mathilde Blind entry: Overview screen.
21 March 1841
MB was born at Mannheim
, the younger of two children.
Between 1855 and 1858
MB and her schoolgirl friends at the Ladies' Institute
in St John's Wood
collaborated in writing poetry, a periodical, and even novels.
By 18 May 1889
MB celebrated the theory of evolution in The Ascent of Man. With Other Poems
; the title piece is her most ambitious poem.