Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

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Standard Name: Coleridge, Mary Elizabeth
Birth Name: Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
Pseudonym: Anodos
Used Form: M. E. Coleridge
MEC published five novels, two collections of prose, and one work of biography during the later nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries. She also contributed essays and reviews to periodicals. By the end of her life, she had penned close to three hundred poems, both published (all under the pseudonym Anodos) and unpublished. Her essays and novels were well known and her poetry was admired by her fellow writers. Despite the popularity of her work its day, she is now largely unknown to readers, although mentioned occasionally in feminist criticism.
Coleridge, Mary Elizabeth. “Preface”. Poems, edited by Henry Newbolt, Elkin Mathews, 1908, p. v - xii.
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Jackson, Vanessa Furse. “Breaking the Quiet Surface: The Shorter Poems of Mary Coleridge”. English Literature in Transition, No. 1, pp. 41 -62.
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Education Anne Thackeray Ritchie
ATR and her sister were educated by a series of governesses in London. It was not until the arrival of Miss Truelock in 1850 that their father was finally satisfied with a governess's ability...
Friends, Associates Blanche Warre Cornish
BWC was a friend of Margaret Oliphant , and later of Maurice Baring (as were her children). Her tea-table was frequented by minor literary men like Oscar Browning and Joseph Henry Shorthouse , while Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
Intertextuality and Influence Germaine Greer
The chapters are headed with quotations ranging eclectically through the international canon and counter-canon from Sophocles and The Ramayana of Valmiki (an ancient Indian epic) to Spike Milligan , via Charles Baudelaire , T. S. Eliot
Intertextuality and Influence May Cannan
Soon MC was once again, as during the war, writing not for herself alone but for a group. Women Demobilized, July 1919 deals with women whose men have been killed. It ends: Now in our...
Literary responses Rudyard Kipling
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge , reviewing Puck of Pook's Hill for the Times Literary Supplement, saw Kipling as a realist who in later life had learned to represent the dreaminess of life. Though his Puck...
Literary responses Elizabeth Montagu
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge , in a review of this book and of Alice Gaussen 's monograph on Elizabeth Carter , used them to place the Bluestockings in relation to modern women's behaviour, but she was...
Literary responses George Paston
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge , reviewing this book for the Times Literary Supplement, gave a good report of it and noted that it was written with discretion and a good deal of reticence.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
277 (3 May 1902): 140
Literary responses Elizabeth Carter
Exactly a hundred years later there appeared an academic monograph by Alice Gaussen which did justice to EC 's intellect and her historical significance. Mary Elizabeth Coleridge , reviewing this book in the Times Literary...
Textual Features Isak Dinesen
Stambaugh remarks that all the stories here are studies, specifically, of women's destinies.
Stambaugh, Sara. The Witch and the Goddess in the Stories of Isak Dinesen. UMI Research Press, 1988.
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The final, short one, The Ring, concerns a young woman, Lovisa, whose idyllic, clandestine courtship has recently ended in marriage...
Textual Production Frances Trollope
FT published a novel entitled The Life and Adventures of a Clever Woman, Illustrated with occasional extracts from her diary.
Charlotte Yonge had not yet published her novel The Clever Woman of the Family...

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