Probyn, May (F)

Surname: Probyn
Forename(s): Juliana Mary Louisa
b. 12 April 1856. d. 29 March 1909. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and novelist. Born in France to British parents. Lived in London. Converted to Catholicism in 1883. Contributed to Month. Friends with Katharine Tynan. Corresponded with Violet Paget (Vernon Lee). Author of the novel Once! Twice! Thrice! and Away! A Novel (1878). Author of several volumes of poetry including Poems (1881), A Ballad of the Road, and Other Poems (1883), and Pansies: A Book of Poems (1895). Biographical information: DLB; Reilly, Late Victorian Poetry, p. 386; Christine L. Krueger, Encyclopedia of British Writers: 19th and 20th Centuries, Infobase Publishing, 2014, p. 277; Damian Atkinson, The Selected Letters of Katharine Tynan: Poet and Novelist, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, p. 84. (SCM, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Adrift 1882-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14673
A Welcome. April 27, 1882 1882-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14675
Uncertainties 1887-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14829