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Selected Poetry of Clara G. Dolliver (fl. 1874-1891)

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
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. No Baby in the House

Notes on Life and Works

Clara G. Dolliver, a San Franciscan, published poems and short stories in journals such as St. Nicholas Magazine and Oliver Optic's Magazine. She was especially well-known for the poem "No Baby in the House" (see Nancy J. Peters and Lawrence Ferlingetti, Literary San Francisco [San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1980]: 46-48). The San Francisco Call newspaper records her marriage to Samuel W. Burtchaell in 1891.

Biographical information

Given name: Clara G.
Family name: Dolliver
Floruit: 1874-1891
Nationality: American
First RPO edition: 2004