followed this in 1932, 1933, and 1934, with Verses: Second Book, Verses: Third Book, and Verses: Fourth Book, all published by Oxford University Press
Dowson, Jane, editor. Women’s Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology. Routledge.
reprinted somewhat cerebral...
Many of the poems here, according to a friend, were written on trains.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape.
Two were reprinted in Catherine Reilly
's Scars Upon My Heart, 1981. Sidgwick and Jackson
, who had published RM
Two of these poems were reprinted by Catherine Reilly
in her anthology of women's war poetry.
Lady Margaret Sackville
It is dedicated To Adelaide (who has not been identified). Many of the poems had previously appeared in journals such as the Nation, Everyman, The Sphere, Form, and the Times....
Despite her immense popularity during her lifetime, LH
has not benefited as much as other forgotten poets from the resurgence of attention to women's writing. Her work is not included in the major recent anthologies...
As well as a poem on the loss of her fiancé, the volume included one about her brother, written four days before he was killed. Its opening line, your battle-wounds are scars upon my heart...
This marks her growing technical sophistication (in choice of words, aural effects, and metrics). Many of the poems cling to the childish vision of The Mother, but a note of bitterness is heard in...
This volume contains Autumn, 1914 (later anthologized by Catherine Reilly
in Scars Upon My Heart), in which the rustic lyricism of a farm woman's lament for her man at the war is punctuated with...
supplied a critical preface for Catherine W. Reilly
's ground-breaking anthology Scars upon my Heart: Women's Poetry and Verse of the First World War, published by Virago