Who is Charlotte Mary Mew

Charlotte Mary Mew (15 November 1869 – 24 March 1928) was an English poet, whose work spans the eras of Victorian poetry and Modernism.

Early life and education She was born in Bloomsbury, London the daughter of Anna Kendall and the architect Frederick Mew, who designed Hampstead town hall, The marriage produced seven children. Charlotte, nicknamed Lotti by her family, attended Gower Street School, where she became infatuated with the school's headmistress, Lucy Harrison, and lectures at University College London. Her father died in 1898 without making adequate provision for his family; two of her siblings suffered from mental illness, and were committed to institutions, and three others died in early childhood leaving Charlotte, her mother and her sister...
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Charlotte Mary Mew Poems

  • Not For That City
    Not for that city of the level sun,
    Its golden streets and glittering gates ablazeâ??
    The shadeless, sleepless city of white days,
    White nights, or nights and days that are as oneâ?? ...
  • Pêcheresse
    Down the long quay the slow boats glide,
    While here and there a house looms white
    Against the gloom of the waterside,
    And some high window throws a light ...
  • In The Fields
    Lord when I look at lovely things which pass,
    Under old trees the shadow of young leaves
    Dancing to please the wind along the grass,
    Or the gold stillness of the August sun on the August sheaves; ...
  • Song
    Love love to-day, my dear
    Love is not always here
    Wise maids know how soon grows sere
    The greenest leaf of Spring. ...
  • The Trees Are Down
    and he cried with a loud voice: Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees - Revelation

    They are cutting down the great plane-trees at the end of
    the gardens. ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Charlotte Mary Mew

Long 16 Night 13 Away 12 Heart 12 Face 11 Hair 11 God 11 Spring 10 White 10 World 9


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  • Paulineridley: charlotte mary mew by dorothy hawksley, watercolour, 1926 national portrait gallery
  • Faust89823700: charlotte mary mew - not for that city not for that city of the level sun, its golden streets and glittering gates ablaze— the shadeless, sleepless city of white days, white nights, or nights and days that are as one— we weary, when all is said , all
  • Neglectedbooks: chuffed to see the names of so many unfairly neglected writers included: barry pain; ella d'arcy; george egerton; mary mann; charlotte mew; j. e. malloch. a short story anthology offers a perfect way to demonstrate the depth and variety of good writing in any age. bravo!
  • Aniswissarts: dorothy webster hawksley (british, 1884 - 1970) - portrait of poet charlotte mary mew, 1925
  • Cornerjn: charlotte mary mew, on the road to the sea 부분
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