Arnold, Matthew (M)

b. 24 December 1822. d. 15 April 1888. Nationality: English.
Poet, literary and social critic, essayist, and school inspector. Acquainted with William Wordsworth, whose holiday house neighboured that of Arnold’s family. Had a long career as a school inspector, eventually becoming Chief Inspector in 1884. Elected a member of the Athenaeum in 1856. Author of *Culture and Anarchy* (1869). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Men of Genius 1860-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 11944
Thyrsis. A Monody, to commemorate the Author’s Friend, Arthur Hugh Clough, who died at Florence, 1861 1866-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14204
New Rome. Lines Written for Miss Story’s Album 1873-06 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12218
The New Sirens. A Palinode 1876-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14559
S.S. ‘Lustania’ 1879-01 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7857
Westminster Abbey. July 25, 1881. 1882-01 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8065
Poor Matthias 1882-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14773
Horatian Echo. (To an Ambitious Friend) 1887-07 The Century Guild Hobby Horse Poet 8809