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Selected Poetry of Richard Garnett (1835-1906)


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. Even-Star
  2. Our Crocodile


Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: Richard
Family name: Garnett
Birth date: 27 February 1835
Death date: 13 April 1906
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Richard Garnett
          mother: Rayne (Wreaks) Garnett
          wife: Olivia Narney Singleton
Languages
          English
          French
          German
          Italian
          Spanish
          Portuguese
          Hungarian
          Polish
Education: University of Edinburgh (Honorary Doctor of Law)
Honours
          Companion of the Bath: 1895
          Fellow, Royal Society of Literature: 1903
Occupations
          Librarian
          Bibliographer
          Author
          Translator
          Philologist
Illness: Nephritis
Cause of death: Nephritis
First RPO edition: 2004