Wednesday, 20 February 2013

As promised, here is the draft revised list of poets found so far - 20th February 2013

FEMALE POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

REVISED LIST FEBRUARY 2013

BRITISH

Margot Robert ADAMSON
Georgette ANDREW
Marian ALLEN
Lilian M. ANDERSON

Edith BAGNOLD (27th October 1889 - 31st March 1981) (Nurse then driver in France)
Rachel BATES (Wirral)
Dorothy Julie BAYNES
Madeline Ida BEDFORD
Janet BEGBIE
Maud Anna BELL (Serbian Relief Fund)
Stella BENSON (1892 - 1933)
Matilda BETHAM-EDWARDS
Nora BOMFORD
Lilian BOWES LYON (1895 - 1949)
Mary Elizabeth BOYLE (brother killed in opening days of the War)
Catherine BRIDSON (Wirral)
Beatrice BRYCE-MILLER 
Sybil BRISTOWE (brother killed early 1917)
Vera BRITTAIN (1896 - 1970) (Nurse - VAD - Brother killed in Italy)
Alice Mary BUCKTON (1867 - 1944) (Emigrated to South Africa)

C.A.L.T.
May WEDDERBURN-CANNAN (1893 - 1973) (VAD + Intelligence Service; engaged to Bevil Quiller-Couch)
Elizabeth CHANDLER FORMAN
Mary G. CHERRY
Isabel C. CLARKE (born Plymouth)
Mary Gabrielle COLLINS
Nancy CUNARD (1896 - 1965)

Elizabeth DARYUSH (Daughter of Robert Bridges) (1887 - 1976)
Helen DIRCKS
Eva DOBELL (1867 - 1963) (Niece of poet Sydney Dobell) (Nurse)
O. DOUGLAS (Pen name of Anna Masterfar BUCHAN - John Buchan's sister)

Helen Parry EDEN (1885 -

Eleanor FARJEON (London; 1881 - 1965)
V. Helen FRIEDLAENDER

Lilian GARD
Alexandra Ethelreda GRANTHAM (eldest son killed WW1)
Nora GRIFFITHS
I. GRINDLEY (Queen Mary's Army Auxilliary Corps)
Diana GURNEY

Cicely HAMILTON
Helen HAMILTON
Isabel WESTCOTT HARPER
Ada May HARRISON
Agnes CROZIER HERBERTSON
May HERSHEL-CLARKE
Ethel M. HEWITT
Winifred HOLTBY (Nursed in France)
Theresa HOOLEY
Violet HUNT
Mildred HUXLEY

Violet JACOB ( d. 1947 - Born Violet Kennedy-Erskine in Scotland m. Major Arthur Jacob of 20th Hussars)
Catherine M. JACKSON (Wirral)
Storm JAMESON
Elinor JENKINS

Anna GORDON KEOWN

Margery LAWRENCE
Winifred M. LETTS
Olive E. LINDE

Irene Rutherford McLEOD
Dame Rose MACAULAY (1881 - 1958) (Descendent of Lord Macaulay)
Helen Mackay (1891 - 1965)
Nina MACDONALD
Miss Isobel MARCHBANK
Nina MARDEL (VAD)
Alice MAUD
Charlotte MEW
Alice MEYNELL (1847 - 1922)
Olga MILLER (nee KATZIN) 1896 -
Miss G.M. MITCHELL
Lady Gertrude MOBERLEY (1860 -

Edith NESBIT (1858 - 1924) (m. BLAND)
Eileen NEWTON
The Honourable Eleanour NORTON (1881 - )
Grace FALLOW NORTON (1876 - 1926)

Moira O'NEILL (1864 - 1955)
Carola OMAN (1897 - 1978) Nurse with Red + Western Front 1916 - 1919 m. Sir Geralde Lenanton
Emily ORR

Margaret PETERSON (1883 - 1933.  Pen name:  Glint Green)
Ruth PITTER (7 November 1897 - 29 February 1992) (Worked at the War Office 1915 - 1917
Jessie POPE (18.3.1868 - 14.12.1941 - b, Leicester m. Babington Lenton
Dame Margaret POSTGATE COLE (1893 - 1980)
Marjorie PRATT
Louise PRIOR

Inez QUILTER (aged 11)

Dorothy Una RATCLIFFE (1887 - 1967 b. Yorkshire)
Constance Ada RENSHAW (Sheffield. 1891 - 1964)
Dorothy RICHARDSON (b. Abingdon 17th May 1873 - d. Beckenham 17th June 1957. m. Alan Odle 1917)
Ursula ROBERTS (1887 - 1975) (b. India; educated Highgate and London University) Pen name Susan MILES
Margaret E. ROWNTREE (nee Fish m. 1926) (Born Fleetwood 1899 - 1983)

Lady Margaret SACKVILLE
Vita SACKVILLE-WEST (1892 - 1962)
Dorothy L. SAYERS
Ethel SCHEFFAUER
Lady Aimee BYNG SCOTT (1868 - 1953)
May SINCLAIR (born Rock Ferry, Wirral 1865 - 1946) Nurse in France 1914
Edith SITWELL (born Scarborough 1887 - 1964)
Cicely FOX SMITH (Born Lymm, Cheshire; educated Manchester)
Stevie SMITH (1902 - 1971) "Not waving but drowning"
Freya STARK (1893 - 1993)
Dorothy Margaret STEWART
Marie Carmichael STOPES (First female science lecturer at Manchester University)
Muriel STUART (  - 1967) (Founded P.E.N. Club in 1921)
Millicent SUTHERLAND ((1867 - 1955)(Milicent Gower, Duchess of Sutherland) Nurse in France. Painted by Victor Tardieu

Joan THOMPSON (With the Red Cross to France)
Aelfrida TILLYARD (1883 - 
Iris TREE (1897 - 1968) (Bloomsbury Group - friend of Nancy Cunard)
Alys FANE TROTTER (1863 - 1962) lived in South Africa during 1890s
Ada TYRELL

Evelyn UNDERHILL   (worked with SSAFA and Naval Intelligence)

Alberta VICKRIDGE (b. Bradford, Educated Bradford Girls' Grammar. VAD nurse
Viviane VERNE

Mary WEBB (1881 - 1927 b. Leighton, nr. Wrekin, Shropshire; educated Southport)
Mary Morison WEBSTER
M. Winifred WEDGWOOD (VAD)
Catherine DURNING WHETHAM (Devon)
Dorothy WELLESLEY (1889 - 1956)
Lucy WHITMELL 
Anna WICKHAM (1884 - 1947)
Carolyn Crosby WILSON
Marjorie WILSON
Margaret L. WOODS
Elizabeth WORDSWORTH (1840 - 1932)



AMERICAN

Natalie Clifford BARNEY (1876 - 1972; lived in Paris for over 60 years)
Pauline BARRINGTON (1876 - 
Katharine Lee BATES (12.081859 - 28.03.1929: "America the Beautiful")
Mary BORDEN (lived in England.  Mobile hospital in France)
Amelia Josephine BURR (1878 - 1968)
Vida Dutton SCUDDER (1861 - 1954)
Grace ELLERHY CHANNING (1862 - 1937; France and Italy as a War Correspondent)
Helen Gray CONE (1859 - 1934)
Grace Hazard CONKLING (1878 - 1958)
Alice Corbin HENDERSON (1881 - 1949)
Charlotte Holmes CRAWFORD
Olive TILFORD DARGAN
Mary Carolyn DAVIES
Hilda Dolittle or H.D. (
Gabrielle ELLIOTT (American Fund for French Wounded; Nursing Committee for the Council of National Defence)
Theodosia GARRISON
Lena GILBERT BROWN FORD
S. Gertrude FORD
Muriel Elsie GRAHAM (1909 - 1987)
Louise Imogen GUINEY (1861 - 1920)
Mary M.J. HENDERSON (Lived in UK. Went to Russia and Serbia with Elsa Inglis)
Amy LOWELL (1874 - 1925)
Moina BELLE MICHAEL (The Poppy Lady)
Ruth Comfort MITCHELL
Florence RIPLEY MASTIN
Edna St. Vincent MILLAY
Harriet MONROE
Marianne MOORE
Dorothy PARKER
Mary PIERCY
Edith Grenstead ROCHESTER
Edith RUTTER-LEATHAM
Gertrude STEIN
Charlotte PERKINS STETSON
Sarah TEASDALE
Lesbia THANET
Edith M. THOMAS (1854 - 1925)
Florence Van Leer NICHOLSON COATES (1850 - 1927)
Marie van VORST (Organised American Ambulance Corps; set up workshops in Rome)
Grace O. VANAMEE (1876 - 1946)
Mrs G.O. WARREN
Edith WHARTON (1862 - 1937) (Paris WW1)
Ella WHEELER WILCOX (1850 - 1919) (To the Western Front in 1918)
Margaret WIDDAMER
Margaret ADELAIDE WILSON
Lizette WOODWORTH REESE (1856 - 1935)


AUSTRIAN

*Ingeborg BACHMANN (1926 - 1973)
* Ingeborg is here because I have not yet found any Austrian First World War poets and by kind permission and suggestion of Mike Lyons, who translated some of Ingeborg's poems.

AUSTRALIAN

Ada CAMBRIDGE A.C. (1844 - 1926)
Violet B. CRAMER
Zora CROSS
Nellie EVANS (1883 - 1944)
Mary Elizabeth FULLERTON
Dame Mary GILMORE (1965 - 1962)
Winsome JENNINGS
Marion KNOWLES
Dorothea McKELLAR
Agnes ROSE-SOLEY
Ethel TURNER (1872 - 1958 - born Doncaster, England)

BELGIAN

Marie NIZET

CANADIAN

Jean BLEWETT (1872 - 1934)
Helene Jane COLEMAN (1860 - 1953)
Marie JOUSSAYE (1864 - 1949)
Susan Frances HARRISON (1859 - 1935)
Norah M. HOLLAND (1876 - 1925)
Isabel MACKAY (Isabel Ecclestone - 1875 - 1928)
Lucy Maud MONTGOMERY (1874 - 1942)
Marjorie L.C. PICKTHALL (1883 - 1922)

CHILEAN

Gabriela MISTRAL (1889 - 1957 - pen name of Lucila Godoy Alcayaga)

DUTCH

Henriette ROLAND HOLST (1869 - 1952)
Alice NAHON (1896 - 1933)
Augusta PEAUX (1859 - 1944)
Giza RITSCHL (1869 - 1942)
Nine van der SCHAAF (1882 - 1973)
Helene SWARTH (1859 - 1941)
Jacqueline van der WAALS (1868 - 1922)

FRENCH

Marie DAUGUET (1860 - 1942)
Lise DEHARME (1898? - 1980)
Lucie DELARUE-MARDRUS (1874 - 1945- nurse in WW1)
Marguerite DURAND (Editor of La Fronde)
Rosemonde GERARD (1886 - 1953)
Miriam HARRY (Maria Rosette SHAPIRA)
Gerard d'HOUVILLE (Nom de plume - 1875 - 1963)
Amelie MURAT (1882 - 1940)
Anna de NOAILLES (1876 - 1933)
Louisa PAULIN (1888 - 1944)
Cecile PERIN (1877 - 1959)
Cecile SAUVAGE (1883 - 1927)
Colette YVER (

GERMAN

Vicky BAUM
Anna BAHR-HILDENBERG
Hilde DOMIN
Isla FRANKE (1881 - 1938)
Claire GOLL (1890 - 1977)
Elizabeth LANGASSER (1899 - 1950)
Berta LASK (
Thekla LINGEN
Lya MARA
Elizabeth PAULSEN
Else LASKER SCHULER 

INDIAN

Sarojini NAIDU (1879 - 1949)

IRISH

Eva GORE BOOTH
Kathleen KNOX
May O'ROURKE (Became Secretary to Thomas Hardy in 1923)
Dora SIGERSON SHORTER (1866 - 1918)
Katherine TYNAN (1861 - 1931)
Helen WADDELL

JAPANESE

Akiko YOSANO (1878 - 1942)

NEW ZEALAND

Katherine MANSFIELD (1888 - 1923)

PORTUGUESE

Fernanda de CASTRO
Florbela ESPANCA
Marta MESQUITA DE CAMARA
Virginia VITORINO

RUSSIAN

Anna AKHMATOVA (1889 -1966 from the Ukraine)

SOUTH AFRICAN

Edith L.M. KING (1871 - 1962)

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