Alice Meynell, English poet and essayist. Much of Meynell’s childhood was spent in Italy, and about 1868 she converted to Roman Catholicism, which was strongly reflected in her writing. Encouraged by Alfred Tennyson and Coventry Patmore, she published her first volume of poems, Preludes, in 1875.
Alice Meynell (2013). “The Essential Alice Meynell Collection”, p.384, eBookIt.com Assuredly it would be a pity if laughter should ever become, like rhetoric and the arts, a habit.
Alice Christiana Gertrude (Thompson) Meynell (22 September 1847 - 27 November 1922) was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now best remembered as a poet.
British poet and essayist Alice Meynell wrote verse marked by its simple vocabulary and religious sincerity. It typically communicates a gentle mournfulness and a sense of the passing of time. She was born Alice Christiana Gertrude Thompson on October 11, 1847, in Barnes, near London, England, but spent much of her childhood in Italy.
Poems by Alice Meynell. Alice Meynell was born in 1847 to Thomas and Christiana (nee Weller) Thompson. Her only sibling, Elizabeth, was born a year earlier. Elizabeth, whom everyone called Mimi, was later to become Lady Eliz.
Genealogy for Alice Christina Gertrude Meynell (Thompson) (1847 - 1922). Alice had a deep friendship with Patmore, lasting several years, which led to his becoming obsessed with her,. Her prose essays were remarkable for fineness of culture and peculiar restraint of style.
The Selected Letters of Alice Meynell: Poet and Essayist 3 others. Her seven children were a major part of her life. The arrival of Katharine Tynan in Alice’s life (and indeed Wilfrid’s) was to have a great impact. Katharine was an aspiring young Irish poet and a friend of W. B. Yeats. She and Alice formed a very close friendship.
Alice Christiana Gertrude (Thompson) Meynell (22 September 1847 - 27 November 1922) was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now best remembered as a poet. She was born in Barnes, Richmond, London, to Thomas James Thompson and Christiana (Weller) Thompson.
Alice Meynell published eleven volumes of essays, as well as books on Ruskin and St. Mary, but is best remembered for her six volumes of verse. When Tennyson died in 1892, she was considered for the position of Poet Laureate, a post which has never been held by a woman, but the honour was, eventually, awarded to Alfred Austin.
This led Alice, Wilfrid, Elizabeth, and others in their circle to speak out for the oppressed. Alice became a leading figure in the Women Writers' Suffrage League, which was founded by Cicely Hamilton and active 1908 to 1919. Her prose essays were remarkable for fineness of culture and peculiar restraint of style.
Christina Rossetti, Alice Meynell, Katherine Tynan and Elizabeth Barrett Browning dedicated poems to one another in a uniquely female dialogue. Many women wrote poetry despite the many obstacles, and anthologies and journals of women's poetry encouraged a distinctive conversation between female poets ( Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology, p. xxxii).
An early CW influence: Alice Meynell In grad school, I wrote a paper on a Victorian poet, Alice Meynell. I later found out that she had an important early influence on Charles Williams; indeed, she and her husband financed the publication of his first book.
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Patmore had a deep friendship with the poet Alice Meynell, lasting several years, which led to his becoming obsessed with her, forcing her to break with him. In later years he lived at Lymington, where he died in 1896. He was buried in Lymington churchyard.
Viola Meynell wrote during the earlier part of the twentieth century. Her fairly slender output includes religious novels, poetry, essays, short stories, and book reviews. Her richly emotional and subtle style is often structured by Christian diction and allusion.
SELECTED SILENCE 401 how it led to a lasting friendship with the Meynells, which was the salvation of Thompson as man and as poet. Alice Meynell published her first book of essays, The Rhythm of Life, in 1893, and this was followed by two other volumes of essays, The Colour of Life and Hearts of Controversy. When we recall that these essays were.