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Selected Poetry of Elinor Wylie (1885-1928)

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. Cold Blooded Creatures
  2. A Crowded Trolley Car
  3. Epitaph
  4. "Fire and Sleet and Candlelight"
  5. Little Elegy
  6. Speed the Parting ---
  7. Valentine

Notes on Life and Works

Primary Works

Biographical information

Given name: Elinor (Morton Hoyt)
Family name: Wylie
Birth date: 7 September 1885
Death date: 16 December 1928
Nationality: American
Family relations
          father: Henry Mortyn
          mother: Anne (McMichael) Hoyt
          husband: Philip Hichborn
          husband: Horace Wylie
          Miss Baldwin's School, Bryn, Mayr, PA: 1893 to 1897
          Mrs. Flint's School, Washington, DC: 1897 to 1901
          Holton Arms School, Washington, DC: 1901 to 1904
Honour: Julia Ellsworth Ford Prize, Poetry Society: 1921
Literary period: modern
          Burley, England: 1911 to 1915
          Boston, Masachusetts: 1915 to 1916
          Augusta, Georgia: 1918 to 1919
          High blood pressure
          Minor stroke
First RPO edition: 2004