Alice Meynell

Poet of Poets, 1847 - 1922


Bibliography

Selected Works:

  • Preludes (1875)
  • Poems (1893)
  • The Rhythm of Life (1893)
  • Other Poems (1896)
  • The Colour of Life (1896)
  • The Children (1897)
  • London Impressions (1898)
  • The Spirit of Place (1899)
  • Later Poems (1902)
  • Ceres Runaway (1909)
  • Ten Poems (1913-15)
  • Poems on the War (1916)
  • A Father of Women (1917)
  • Hearts of Controversy (1917)
  • Second Person Singular (1921)
  • Last Poems (1923)
  • Collected Poems (1940)
  • Prose and Poetry (A centenary selection) (1947)

Secondary Sources:

  • Anson, John S. "'The Wind is Blind': Power and Constraint in the Poetry of Alice Meynell." Studia Mystica 9:1 (1986): 37-50.
  • Badeni, June. Alice Meynell: A Life. Padstow, Cornwall: T.J. Press Ltd., 1981.
  • Frawley, Maria. "Modernism and Maternity: Alice Meynell and the Politics of Motherhood." Unmanning Modernism: Gendered Re-Readings. Eds. Elizabeth Harrison and Shirley Peterson. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 1997. 31-43.
  • Halladay, Jean R. Eight Late Victorian Poets Shaping the Artistic Sensibility of an Age Lewiston, NY: E. Mellen Press, 1993.
  • Hamilton, G. R. Poetry Review 38 (1947): 325-30.
  • Kaplan, Cora. Salt and Bitter and Good: Three Centuries of English and American Women Poets. New York: Paddington Press, 1975.
  • Laurence, Sr. M. "Alice Meynell: A Message from the Sun." Chesterton Review 5 (1979): 207-17.
  • Meredith, George. Letters (1923)
  • Meynell, Sir Francis. "Address at the Poetry Society Celebration for the Alice Meynell Centenary." Poetry Review 38 (1947): 477-85.
  • Meynell, Viola. Alice Meynell: A Memoir. New York: C. Scribner's Son, 1929.
  • Meynell, Wilfrid, ed. Alice Meynell (1926)
  • Moeyes, Paul. "The Eye of the Whirlwind: The Poetry of Alice Meynell." Neophilologus 80:1 (1996): 149-58.
  • Moore, V. Distinguished Women Writers (1934)
  • Page, F., ed. Prose and Poetry (1947)
  • Schlack, Beverly Ann. "The Poetess of Poets: Alice Meynell Rediscovered." Women's Studies 7 (1980): 111-26.
  • Sedelak, Valerie F. "Alice Meynell's 'A Thrush Before Dawn': A Response to Sound." MAWA Review 1:2-3 (1982): 33-37.
  • Smulders, Sharon. "Feminism, Pacifism and the Ethics of War: The Politics and Poetics of Alice Meynell's War Verse." English Literature in Transition 36:2 (1993): 159-77.
  • Tuell, Anne Kimball. Mrs Meynell and Her Literary Generation. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1925.