Selected Poetry of Dollie Radford (1858-1920)
from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services,
University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department
of English, University of Toronto
Index to poems
- For Windows by L. D.
- Soliloquy of a Maiden Aunt
Notes on Life and Works
Dollie Radford, born in London in 1858 as Caroline Maitland, married fellow poet Ernest Radford in 1883 and published poems as well as fiction for both adults and children until 1910. They had three children, Hester, Margaret, and Maitland. In 1920, she died, a year after Ernest.
- Richardson, Leeanne Marie. "Naturally Radical: the Subversive Poetics of Dollie Radford." Victorian Poetry 38:1 (2000): 109-24.
- Radford, Dollie. A Light Load. London: Elkin Mathews, 1891.
- --. Songs for Somebody. London: Nutt, 1893.
- --. Good Night. London: Nutt, 1895.
- --. Songs and Other Verses. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head; Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott, 1895.
- --. Sea-Thrift. London: Alexander Moring, 1904.
- --. The Young Gardeners' Kalendar. London: Alexander Moring, 1904.
- --. In Summer-time. Harting, Petersfield, Hampshire: The Pear Tree Press, 1905.
- --. Ballad of Victory and Other Poems. London: Alston Rivers, 1907.
- --. Poems. London: Elkin Mathews, 1910.
- Victorian Women Writer's Project. Collection of electronic texts of all Radford's volumes of poems, 1891-1910.
Given name: Dollie
Family name: Radford
Maiden name: Maitland (Caroline)
Birth date: 3 December 1858
Death date: 7 February 1920
husband: Ernest Radford (from 1883 to 1919)
Education: Queen's College, London
Literary period: Victorian
First RPO edition: 2003