An Extensive Mew Bibliography



Prepared by Peggy Parris, Associate Professor of Literature
at the University of North Carolina at Ashville

  1. Bishop, J. Dean. Ascent into Nothingness: The Poetry of Charlotte Mew. Diss. LSU, ;1968.

  2. Blunt, Wilfrid. Cockerell. New York: Knopf, 1965.

  3. Boll, Theophilus E. M. Miss May Sinclair: Novelist. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press, l973.

  4. ---. "The Mystery of Charlotte Mew and May Sinclair: An Inquiry." Bulletin of the New York Public Library 74 (l970): 445-53

  5. Catty, Charles. "Song of Sorrow." Poem. The Yellow Book IX (Apr. 1896): 157. *

  6. ---. "The Wind in the Tree." Poem. The Yellow Book XI (Oct 1896): 283. *

  7. Chesson, W. H. Rev. of The Farmer's Bride. The Bookman July l921: 181.

  8. Childe, Wilfred Rowland. Rev.of The Farmer's Bride. Voices May1921: 92
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  9. Cockerell, Sydney C. "Miss Charlotte Mew: A Poet of Rare Quality." Obituary. The Times 29 March 1928: 21a.

  10. Collard, Lorna Reeling. "Charlotte Mew." Contemporary Review 137 (Apr l930): 501-08.

  11. Corke, Hilary. "Absence in Reality." Encounter June 1954- 74-81.

  12. Crisp, Shelley Jean. The Woman Poet Emerges: The Literary Tradition of Mary Coleridge, Alice Meynell, and Charlotte Mew. Diss. Univ. of Massachusetts, 1987. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1987. DA8710440.

  13. Davidow, Mary C. "Charlotte Mew and the Shadow of Thomas Hardy." Bulletin of Research in the Humanities 81 (l978): 437-447.

  14. ---. Charlotte Mew: Biography and Criticism. Diss. Brown Univ.,1960. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1963. 62-5740. **

  15. ---. "The Charlotte Mew-May Sinclair Relationship: Reply." Bulletin of the New York Public Library 75 (1971: 295-300.

  16. ---. "The Christminster Mystique and the Immanent Will in Jude the Obscure." Christianity and Literature 23.2 (19741: 28-

  17. Deutsch, Babette. Poetry in Our Time: A Critical Survey of Poetry in the English-Speaking World. 1900 to l960. New York. Doubleday, 1963.

  18. Dickinson, Patric. "A Note on Charlotte Mew." The Nineteenth Century and After July 1948: 42-47.

  19. Doolittle, Hilda. Rev.of The Farmer's Bride. The Egoist Sept l9l6: 135.

  20. "Emotion in Restraint." The Times Literary Supplement 18 Dec. 1953: 814.

  21. Fairchild, Hoxie Neale. Religious Trends in English Poetry: Gods of a Changing Poetry. New York: Columbia; Univ. Press, 1962.

  22. Rev. of The Farmer's Bride, by Charlotte Mew. Nation 27 July l921: 104.

  23. Feaver, Vicki. "Managing the Unmanageable." Rev. of Charlotte Mew: Poems and Prose, ed. Val Warner. Times Literary Supplement 4 Dec. 1981: 1413-14.

  24. Freeman, John. "Charlotte Mew." The Bookman June l929: 1413-46.

  25. Fitzgerald, Penelope. Charlotte Mew and Her Friends. New York: Addison Wesley, 1988.

  26. ---. "Lotti's Leap." Rev. of Collected Poems and ProseLondon Review of Books. 1-14 July 1982: 15-16.

  27. Gittings, Robert. Thomas Hardy's Later Years. Boston: Little, Brown, 1978.

  28. --- and Jo Manton. The Second Mrs. Hardy. London: Oxford Univ. Press, l979.

  29. Gould, Gerald. Article on Mew. The Bookman Dec l921: 138-41.

  30. ---. "The New Poetry. The Bookman August August l923.

  31. Grant, Joy. Harold Monro and the Poetry Bookshop. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, l967.

  32. Gutin, Stanley Samuel. The Poems of Charlotte Mew: A Critical Study. College Park, Maryland: Univ. of Maryland Press ?, 1956. ***

  33. Hammick, Georgina, ed. Love and Loss: Stories of the Heart. Boston: Faber and Faber, l992.

  34. Hardwick, Ann. Voice from the Garden: Aspects of Women's Poetry, 1910-1939. Diss. Univ. of Loughborough(U.K.3, l988. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1990. BRDX8921. ****

  35. Haughton, Hugh. Rev. of Charlotte Mew and Her Friends. London Times Literary Supplement 19 Oct. 1984, 1190.

  36. Holmes, John. "NA Longer View." Rev. of Collected Poems of Charlotte Mew. Poetry 86.4 (July 1955): 240-241.

  37. Holroyd, Michael. "Said the be a Writer" in Unreceived Opinions. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974. 153-60.

  38. Joiner, Sandra Carol. Charlotte Mew: An Introduction. Bowling Green: Western Kentucky Univ., 1989.

  39. Jones, James John. The Triumphant Victim: Charlotte Mew and the Themes of Division and Degeneration in Late-Victorian Literature. Lawrence: Univ. of Kansas, 1987.

  40. Knox, E. V. "The Circus Clown." Punch 24 August 1921: 146.

  41. "Two Shepherds." Punch 20 July 1921: 46.

  42. Leighton, Angela. Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press, 1992.

  43. Leithauser, Brad. "Small Wonder." The New York Review of Books. 15 Jan. 1987: 25-26, 31.

  44. Mew, Charlotte. "At the Convent Gate." Temple Bar CXXV (1902): 299.

  45. ---. "The Cenotaph." Westminster Gazette 7 September 1919.

  46. ---. "The Changeling." The Englishwoman 17 February 1913: 134-136.

  47. ---. "The China Bowl." Temple Bar CXVIII (189g9): 64-90: rpt. Living Age CCXXIII (1899): 294-304, 384-393.

  48. ---.Collected Poems of Charlotte Mew. London: Duckworth, l953 .

  49. ---. "The Country Sunday." Temple Bar CXXXII (1905): 598-600.

  50. ---. "Exspecto Ressurectionem." Living Age 22 March 1913: 706.

  51. ---. "Fame." The New Weekly 30 May 1914: 334.

  52. ---. "The Farmer's Bride." The Nation 3 February l9l2: 747.

  53. ---. The Farmer's Bride. London: Poetry Bookshop, 1916.

  54. ---. "A Fatal Fidelity." Cornhill Magazine Autumn, l953.

  55. ---. "The Fete." The Egoist 1 May, l9l4.

  56. ---. "Fin de Fete." The Sphere 17 February l923.

  57. ---. "The Governess in Fiction." The Academy 12 August 1899: 163-164.

  58. ---. "The Hay-Market." The New Statesman 14 February 1914: 595-597.

  59. ---. "Passed." Yellowbook II (July 1894): 121-141.

  60. ---. "Pecheresse." The New Weekly 25 July l9l4: 174.

  61. ---. "The Pedlar." The Englishwoman XXI (February 1914): 160.

  62. ---. "Peri en Mer." The Englishwoman XX (November 1913): 136.

  63. ---. "The Rambling Sailor." The Chapbook (February l922); Literary Digest 1 April l922: 38: The Bookman LVII (June 1923): 423-423.

  64. ---. The Rambling Sailor. London: Poetry Bookshop, 1929.

  65. ---. Saturday Market. New York: Macmillan, l921.

  66. ---. "Sea Love." The Chapbook (July 1919): 32.

  67. ---. "The Smile" Theosophist 8 May 1914: 274-282. ***

  68. ---. "Song." Literary Digest 17 January 1920.

  69. ---. "Song: Love, Love To-day." The Athenaeum 24 October 1919: 1058.

  70. ---. "Song: Oh! Sorrow, Sorrow." Temple Bar CXXVI (1902): 230.

  71. ---."Sunlit House." The Bookman LXXIV (May 1928): 112-113.

  72. ---."To a Child in Death." Temple Bar LV (April 1922): 117.

  73. ---."The Trees Are Down." The Chapbook (January 1923).

  74. ---."V.R.I." Temple Bar CXXVII (1901): 289-290.

  75. ---. "The Voice." The Englishwoman (March 1912): 304.

  76. ---. "The Wheat." Time and Tide. 20 February 1954: 237-238.

  77. ---. "A White Night." Temple Bar CXXVII (1903): 625- 639.

  78. Meynell, Viola, ed. The Best of Friends: Further Letters to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell. London: Hart-Davis, 1956.

  79. ---. Friends of a Lifetime: Letters to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell. London: Jonathan Cape, 1940.

  80. Mizejewski, Linda. "Charlotte Mew and the Unrepentant Magdalene: A Myth in Transition." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 26.3 (1984): 282-302.

  81. Monro, Alida. "Charlotte Mew: A Memoir." In Collected Poems of Charlotte Mew by Charlotte Mew. London: Duckworth, 1953. vii-xx.

  82. Monro, Harold. "Charlotte Mew." The Bookman May 8 1928: 112-113.

  83. ---. Twentieth Century Poetry. St. Clair Shores, Mich.: Scholarly Press, 1977.

  84. ---. Some Contemporary Poets. London: Leonard Parsons, 1920.

  85. Moore, Virginia. "Charlotte Mew" in "Letters and Comment," Yale Review 22.2 (Dee 1932). 429-30.

  86. ---. Distinguished Women Writers. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1934.

  87. Moult, Thomas. "Four Women Poets." The Bookman LXV1924):196-199.

  88. "New Poetry." Rev. of Saturday Market, by Charlotte Mew. New Statesman 2 April 1921: 759.

  89. Oosthuizen, Ann, ed. Stepping Out: Short Stories on Friendship Between Women. London: Pandora Press, 1986.

  90. "The Poems of Charlotte Mew." Rev. of Saturday Market. New York Evening Post, 23 July 1921.

  91. "Poetry." Rev. of The Farmer's Bride, by Charlotte Mew. Times Literary Supplement 21 Sept. 1916 :455.

  92. Rickword, Edgell. Essays and Opinions l921-l931. Ed. Alan Young. Cheadle, Cheshire: Carcanet,l974

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  93. Robertson, David A. "Contemporary English Poets: Charlotte Mew," English Journal XV (May 1926):334-347.

  94. Romily, Giles. Rev. of Collected Poems of Charlotte Mew. The Observer 31, January l954.

  95. Sackville, Lady Margaret. Brief art. on Mew. The Bookman LX (Dec l921): 138.

  96. Schmidt, Michael. A Reader's Guide to Fifty Modern British Poets. New York: Barnes & Noble, l979. [57-63]

  97. Sitwell, Edith. Rev. of The Farmer's Bride. The Daily Herald 4 April l921.

  98. ---. Time and Tide 21 June l9l9: 755-756.

  99. Smith, Joan, ed. Femmes de Siecle: Stories from the '9Os: Women Writing at the End of Two Centuries. London: Chatto and Windus, l992.

  100. Strobel, Marion. Rev. of Saturday Market. Poetry XX June 1922: 152-155.

  101. Swinnerton, Frank. The Georgian Literary Scene 1910-1935. London: J. M. Dent, 1938. [259-260]

  102. ---. The Georgian Scene: A Literary Panorama. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, l934.

  103. ---Two Women Poets. H Rev. of Saturday Market, by Charlotte Mew. The Bookman (London) 54 (Sept. 1921):66.

  104. Untermeyer, Louis. Lives of the Poets. New York: Simon and Schuster, l959.

  105. ---. "The Poems of Charlotte Mew." Literary Review 23 July 1921: 2.

  106. Warner, Val, ed. Charlotte Mew: Collected Poems and Prose. London: Virago, 1981. ******

  107. ---. "Mary Magdalene and the Bride: The Work of Charlotte Mew." Poetry Nation 4 (1975): 92-106.

  108. Watts, Marjorie. "Memories of Charlotte Mew." PEN Broadsheet 13 (Autumn 1982): 12-13. ***

  109. Wilkinson, Marguerite. "Lyrics That Are Not for Pollyanna." New York Times Book Review l9 June 1921: 10.

  110. Williams-Ellis, A. An Anatomy of Poetry. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1922.

  111. Wolfe, Humbert. Rev. of The Rambling Sailor. The Observer (London) 12 June 1929.


    * Poems thought to be by Charlotte Mew writing under a pen name. Someday I'm going to do something on these.
    ** A gold mine, it contains transcripts of a number of Mew's letters and a lengthy bibliography.
    *** I've never been able to locate this. The journal was published in Madras, India.
    **** Unavailable except for purchase.
    ***** American edition of the expanded version of The Farmer's Bride.
    ****** Includes all known Mew poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, published and unpublished. Another gold mine.

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