Cornford, Frances Darwin, 1886-1960

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1886-03-30
Death 1960-08-19

Biographical notes:

English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Conduit Head, Madingley Road, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [1925] Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517944

British poet Frances Cornford (1886–1960) was descended from a number of Cambridge intellectuals, including Charles Darwin and William Wordsworth. Her work was influenced by both the Georgian and modernist forms of poetry. She experimented with a variety of forms including the triolet and the villanelle and also translated a number of works from Russian and French.

"Frances Cornford." Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 240: Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century British Women Poets (reproduced in Literature Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/LitRC (accessed August 17, 2007).

From the guide to the Frances Cornford letters and poems, 1959–1960, undated, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nc6kfn
Ark ID:
w6nc6kfn
SNAC ID:
68604835

Subjects:

  • Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence
  • English poetry--20th century
  • English poetry--History--20th century--Sources

Occupations:

  • Poets

Places:

not available for this record