Merivale, Herman Charles (M)

Surname: Merivale
Forename(s): Herman Charles
b. 27 January 1839. d. 17 August 1906. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, playwright, and novelist. Son of Herman Merivale. Pseudonym: Felix Dale. Born in London. Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and the Inner Temple. Editor of the Annual Register (1870-1880). Wrote and translated foreign plays for theatres in London. Married Elizabeth Pittman on 13 May 1878, and collaborated with her on several plays including The Don (1888). Well connected with major figures in literary circles including William Makepeace Thackeray, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Matthew Arnold, and William Schwenck Gilbert. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC) (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 10
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
At Rome 1870-04 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12102
Lady Fair 1870-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10486
The Wishes of A Dumb-Waiter 1870-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10485
Wake, England, Wake! 1871-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10375
Marian May 1871-08 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12209
La Violetta 1871-09 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12210
The “Cinque Maggio.” From the Italian of Manzoni 1872-05 The Cornhill Magazine Translator 12213
A Piece of Heather 1874-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10127
An Easter Message 1878 Good Words Poet 2678
Song of the Night. From the Italian of Giacomo Leopardi 1878-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9320