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Mew, Charlotte

We have a rich collection of published works by the poet Charlotte Mew (1869 - 1928), including relatively rare material. The finding list below is derived from Explore the British Library.

Individual collections | Collected works and selections | Biography, studies, and fictionalisations

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Individual collections

The Farmer's bride. London: Poetry Bookshop, 1916. Shelfmark: 11646.h.55. Another copy: YA.1989.a.8789

The Farmer's bride ... A new edition with eleven new poems. London: Poetry Bookshop, 1921. Shelfmark: 011650.g.59.

The Farmer's bride, introduction by Deborah Parsons. Cheltenham: The Cyder Press, 2000. Shelfmark: YC.2001.a.610

The Rambling sailor. [Poems. With a portrait.]. London: Poetry Bookshop, 1929. Shelfmark: 011648.h.141.

Collected works and selections

Complete poems, edited with a preface and notes by John Newton. London: Penguin, 2000. Shelfmark: YC.2000.a.11823

Collected poems and prose, edited with an introduction by Val Warner. Manchester: Carcanet in association with Virago, 1981. Shelfmark: X. 950/9117. Another, 1982, issue at X.958/7790

Collected poems and selected prose, selected and edited by Val Warner. Manchester: Carcanet, 1997. [Not as extensive a collection of prose as Warner's edition of Collected poems and prose]. Shelfmark: YK.1998.a.3130

Collected poems of Charlotte Mew. [With a biographical memoir by Alida Monro and portraits.] London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1953. Shelfmark:

Selected poems, [selection by Ian Hamilton]. London: Bloomsbury, 1999. Shelfmark: YK.2000.a.640

Biography, studies, and fictionalisations

Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and her friends. London: Collins, 1984. Shelfmark: X.950/39443. Harvill ed., 1992, at YK.1992.a.2934

Nelljean McConeghey Rice, A new matrix for modernism: a study of the lives and poetry of Charlotte Mew and Anna Wickham, London: Routledge, 2003. Shelfmark: YC.2002.a.23143

P. B. Parris, His arms are full of broken things, London: Viking, 1997, c1996. [A fictional account of Charlotte Mew]. Shelfmark: Nov.1997/521