Goddard, Julia (F)

b. 11 July 1825. d. 30 September 1896. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Children’s writer, poet, translator, and animal welfare campaigner. Pseudonym: “Jean Boncœur.” Born in Birmingham. Author of several children’s books including *Karl and the Six Little Dwarfs* (1863). Championed animal welfare including by teaching children, through stories, to respect animals, for example *The Four Cats of the Tippertons and Other Stories about Animals* (1881). Contributed to the *Birmingham Daily Post* and *Animal’s Friend*. In 1876 she established a prize awarded to school children in Birmingham for the best essays on animal welfare. She never married. Biographical information: *ODNB*; *TheFictionMagsIndex* < http://www.philsp.com/homeville/fmi/i/i00341.htm#A11> (18 January 2021). (CC, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 43
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
From the German of Uhland 1861-03-23 Once a Week Translator 544
Fleurette. (From the French of Gustave Lemoine) 1861-12-14 Once a Week Translator 865
The Child of Care. (From the German of Herder) 1862-02-22 Once a Week Translator 881
“My Soul and I” 1863-11-14 Once a Week Poet 530
Sir Olaf. (From the German of Heinrich Heine) 1864-09-17 Once a Week Translator 693
“Slave or Free?” 1864-10-15 Once a Week Poet 701
The River 1864-12-24 Once a Week Poet 719
A Wish. (From the German of Robert Reinick) 1865-09-02 Once a Week Translator 12052
Metamorphosis. (From the German of Robert Reinick) 1865-12-16 Once a Week Translator 983
Odin 1866-01-06 Once a Week Poet 13395
The Echo 1866-03-10 Once a Week Poet 13414
June 1866-06-02 Once a Week Poet 13441
July 1866-07-07 Once a Week Poet 13494
The Spoiler Despoiled 1866-07-14 Once a Week Poet 13495
August 1866-08-04 Once a Week Poet 13460
Old Ralph 1866-08-18 Once a Week Poet 13463
September 1866-09-01 Once a Week Poet 13498
October 1866-10-06 Once a Week Poet 13503
November 1866-11-03 Once a Week Poet 13505
The Knave of Bergen. (From the German of Wilhelm Smets) 1866-11-10 Once a Week Translator 13478
The Herdsman’s Repose 1866-12-01 Once a Week Poet 13483
The Burial of the Old Year 1866-12-29 Once a Week Poet 13516
New Years Day 1867-01-05 Once a Week Poet 12076
St Valentine’s Day 1867-02-16 Once a Week Poet 12086
A Dream of Egypt 1867-03-02 Once a Week Poet 12121
Hot Cross Buns.—(After Pope) 1867-04-20 Once a Week Poet 12149
May Day 1867-05-04 Once a Week Poet 12154
Spring Song. Proserpine 1867-05-04 Once a Week Poet 12153
June. Dreaming 1867-06-01 Once a Week Poet 12161
A Pastoral 1867-06-15 Once a Week Poet 12165
A Song in June 1867-06-29 Once a Week Poet 12168
St. Swithin. The Legend 1867-07-20 Once a Week Poet 13526
Under the Trees 1867-08-03 Once a Week Poet 13531
August 1867-08-17 Once a Week Poet 13537
A Poet’s Love. (From the German of Heinrich Heine) 1867-09-07 Once a Week Translator 13544
Heidelberg, August, 1867. (In Memoriam) 1867-09-14 Once a Week Poet 13545
Michaelmas Day 1867-09-28 Once a Week Poet 13552
All Hallow Eve 1867-10-26 Once a Week Poet 13564
Guy Fawkes’ Day 1867-11-09 Once a Week Poet 13571
Lost and Found 1867-11-30 Once a Week Poet 13578
Christmas 1867-12-28 Once a Week Poet 13587
A Christmas Carol. “Gloria In Exelsis” 1867-12-28 Once a Week Poet 13586
The Deserted Garden 1877-09-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6886