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Selected Poetry of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1840-1922)


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
© 2005, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. At a Funeral
  2. The Mockery of Life
  3. On Her Vanity
  4. On the Shortness of Time
  5. The Sublime
  6. To One on her Birthday
  7. To One Who would Make a Confession


Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: Wilfrid Scawen
Family name: Blunt
Birth date: 17 July 1840
Death date: 10 September 1922
Nationality: English
Family relations
          wife: Anne Isabella Noel King
Residence: Newbuildings Place, Southwater, Sussex: 1872 to 1922
Buried at: Sussex woods near Newbuildings Place, Southwater, Sussex
First RPO edition: 2005