Bulwer-Lytton, Robert (pseudonym “Owen Meredith”), First Earl of Lytton; Viceroy of India (M)

b. 8 November 1831. d. 24 November 1891. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and diplomat. Pseudonym: “Owen Meredith.” Alternative signature: “Lytton.” Son of Edward and Rosina Bulwer Lytton. Close friends with Charles Dickens and John Forster, serving as an executor for the latter upon his death. Served as a diplomat in Washington, The Hague, Vienna, Madrid, Paris, and Lisbon. Viceroy of India (1876-1880). Returned to England and was created Earl of Lytton in 1880. Author of several volumes of poetry including *Clytemnestra, The Earl’s Return and Other Poems* (1855), *The Wanderer* (1857), *Orval, or, The Fool in Time* (1869), *Chronicles and Characters* (1868), and *Fables in Song* (1874). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Kant and His Interpreters 1842-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10800
The Alternative 1842-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10799
Hero and Leander.—A Ballad 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10801
The Maiden from Afar 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10804
Dithyramb 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10805
The Four Ages of the World 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10808
Cassandra 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10802
The Two Guides of Life—The Sublime and the Beautiful 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10806
Fridolin; or, The Message to the Forge 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10803
The Knights of St John 1842-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10807
The Chess-Board 1860-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7788
Fair Rosamond. A Fragment. 1861-03-09 Once a Week Poet 435
Adolfus, Duke of Guelders. Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries 1861-03-30 All the Year Round Poet 2850
Elisabetta Sirani. 1665 1861-04 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 11983
Christian, the Dol Hertzog (So Called from his Furious Behaviour.) 1660 1861-04-06 All the Year Round Poet 2852
Mohammed 1861-04-13 All the Year Round Poet 2853
A Conjugal Dispute 1861-05-25 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6593
Old and New 1861-06-01 All the Year Round Poet 2858
Day-Dreams 1861-06-22 All the Year Round Poet 2860
The Starling 1861-07-06 All the Year Round Poet 2862
Rabbi Ben Ephraim’s Treasure 1861-10-19 All the Year Round Poet 2879
Fair Urience 1862-01-11 All the Year Round Poet 2887
Melancholia 1862-01-18 All the Year Round Poet 2888
A Great Man 1862-02-25 All the Year Round Poet 2889
The Dead Pope 1862-03-22 All the Year Round Poet 2891
Droppings 1862-05-31 All the Year Round Poet 2897
Side by Side 1862-06-14 All the Year Round Poet 2899
Form 1862-12-13 All the Year Round Poet 2909
Method 1862-12-27 All the Year Round Poet 2911
Before the Trial by Combat 1863-02-14 All the Year Round Poet 2915
King and Queen 1863-10-31 All the Year Round Poet 3079
Genseric 1863-12-26 All the Year Round Poet 3081
The Siege of Ravenna 1864-01-02 All the Year Round Poet 3082
Farewell to the Holy Lands. (Twelfth Century) 1864-01-09 All the Year Round Poet 3083
Richelieu 1864-01-23 All the Year Round Poet 3085
The Boy and the Ring 1864-03-19 All the Year Round Poet 3161
The Eyes of Mahmūd 1864-04-30 All the Year Round Poet 3166
A Beaten Army 1864-05-28 All the Year Round Poet 3169
The Pilgrim of the Desert 1865-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9683
The True Joy-Giver 1865-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9684
Mabel May 1865-05-20 All the Year Round Poet 3191
Misery 1866-01-20 All the Year Round Poet 3205
Crœsus and Adrastus. (Herodotus i. 35) 1866-01-27 All the Year Round Translator 3206
Cintra. A Windy Day in the South 1868-09-12 All the Year Round Poet 3310
Christmas Eve. A Poem. Paraphrase 1869-01 The Cornhill Magazine Translator 12014
Auriel 1869-09-04 All the Year Round Poet 3702
A Confession and Apology 1869-09-11 All the Year Round Poet 3703
Reproach 1870-01-01 All the Year Round Poet 3803
Love’s Sunrise 1870-03-19 All the Year Round Poet 3814
A Farewell 1870-07-09 All the Year Round Poet 4531
Love and Time 1870-10-01 All the Year Round Poet 3835
The Blue Mountains; or the Far 1874-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10207
The Thistle 1874-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10208
A Legend 1874-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10211
Who’s in the Right 1874-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10196
Dates and Dates 1874-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10214
The Land of Promise: A Fable 1883-04 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8072