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Charlotte Mew

(1869—1928) poet


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(1869–1928),

poet and short‐story writer. Her short story ‘Passed’ appeared in The Yellow Book in 1894, but she did not become well known until her first volume of poetry, The Farmer's Bride (1915). Her second volume, The Rambling Sailor, appeared posthumously in 1929. Her poems are notable for a restraint of expression combined with a powerful and passionate content which distinguish her from many of her Georgian contemporaries. She died by suicide.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


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