Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Rosamund Marriott Watson
Standard Name: Watson, Rosamund Marriott
Birth Name: Rosamund Ball
Married Name: Rosamund Armytage
Married Name: Rosamund Tomson
Self-constructed Name: Rosamund Marriott Watson
Pseudonym: Graham R. Tomson
published under several names during the later nineteenth and early twentieth century seven volumes of poetry, one novel, some articles, and many literary reviews. She edited Sylvia's Journal, as well as several other anthologies. She became particularly well known for her powerful ballads. A female aesthete, she also published works on fashion and interior design.
He remained, however, a regular visitor to London, and as a successful novelist he attracted the attention of women and proved highly susceptible to flirtation. Some time in 1889 he became involved with writer Rosamund Marriott Watson
was mourned in a sonnet by Michael Field
shortly after her death. Her influence extended to many other poets of her own time or close to it, including Gerard Manley Hopkins
, Rosamund Marriott Watson
caught the attention of other journal editors, and she was soon writing a weekly column, Wares of Autolycus, for the Pall Mall Gazette (a column later taken on by Alice Meynell
White Poppies was serialized in Sylvia's Journal, thanks to its editor (apparently a friend of MK
), Rosamund Marriott Watson
(Graham R. Tomson). Kendall was most likely acquainted with Watson through Andrew Lang
Getting to write in the Wares of Autolycus column—for which Violet Hunt
, Alice Meynell
, Edith Nesbit
, and Graham Thompson (Rosamund Marriott Watson)
had also written—was, KT
said, the summit of my hopes...
Thomas Bird Mosher
of Portland, Maine, began publishing The Bibelot. A Reprint of Poetry & Prose for Book Lovers, a monthly series later collected as an annual volume, of exquisitely produced editions in tiny press-runs.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott. A Summer Night and Other Poems. Methuen, 1891.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott. After Sunset. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1904.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott. An Island Rose. E. Nister, 1900.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott, editor. Ballads of the North Countrie. W. Scott, 1888.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott, editor. Concerning Cats. T. Fisher Unwin, 1892.
Watson, H. B. Marriott, and Rosamund Marriott Watson. “Introduction”. The Poems of Rosamund Marriott Watson, John Lane, Bodley Head, 1912, p. vii - ix.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott, editor. Selections from the Greek Anthology. W. Scott, 1901.