Aytoun, William Edmonstoune (M)

b. 21 June 1813. d. 4 August 1865. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, short story writer, translator, professor, and lawyer. Pseudonyms include “Augustus Dunshunner,” “Robert M’Corkindale,” “T. Percy Jones,” and “W. E. A. T.” Contributed to *Blackwood’s Magazine* from 1836 until his death and became a staff member of the periodical in 1844. In 1845 he became a professor of rhetoric and *belles-lettres* at the University of Edinburgh. Married Jane Emily, daughter of John Wilson, in 1849. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC, KF)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Minstrel’s Curse 1836-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11734
The Castle by the Sea 1836-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11735
The Count of Greiers 1836-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11736
Midnight Music 1836-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11776
The Dream 1836-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11777
Durand 1836-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11778
The Student 1836-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11775
The Twenty-Second Book of the Illiad. Translated into English Trochaics 1839-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11548
Hermotimus 1839-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11495
III. Love’s Witness 1840-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11472
II. The Voice from the Tomb 1840-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11471
IV. Iotis Dying 1840-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11473
I. Charon and his Charge 1840-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11470
Blind Old Milton 1841-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11126
The Burial March of Dundee 1843-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10033
Charles Edward at Versailles. On the Anniversary of Culloden 1843-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9950
The Heart of the Bruce. A Ballad 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10648
Who’ll Buy a Cupid? 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10652
Introduction 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10649
Second Life 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10653
The Fisher 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10660
The Minstrel 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10663
The Bride of Corinth 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10650
The Erl King 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10655
The Violet 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10664
First Love 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10651
Mignon 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10658
The Doleful Lay of the Noble Wife of Asan Aga 1844-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10665
The Old Scottish Cavalier 1844-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10672
The Execution of Montrose 1844-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10678
Cupid as a Landscape Painter 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10685
The Treasure-Seeker 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10693
The Castle on the Mountain 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10695
The Wild Rose 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10724
A Night Thought 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10725
Separation 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10735
The Magician’s Apprentice 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10736
The Artist’s Morning Song 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10688
Philine’s Song 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10696
Prometheus 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10726
The God and the Bayaderé. An Indian Legend 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10691
To My Mistress 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10697
New Love, New Life 1844-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10734
The Dance of Death 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10910
The Fairest Flower. The Lay of the Captive Earl 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10912
To a Golden Heart 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10915
Welcome and Departure 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10916
The Breeze 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10921
The Cavalier’s Choice 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10922
Anacreon’s Grave 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10926
The Brothers 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10927
Solitude 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10930
Perfect Bliss 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10931
Philomela 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10934
Sacred Ground 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10935
Marriage Unequal 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10938
Holy Family 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10939
Phœbus and Hermes 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10942
A New Love 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10943
The Water-Man 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10908
Sorrow Without Consolation 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10913
Evening 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10918
Retribution 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10923
Love’s Hour-Glass 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10928
The Chosen Rock 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10932
The Park 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10936
Exculpation 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10940
The Wreaths 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10944
The King in Thule 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10909
Comfort in Tears 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10914
A Calm at Sea 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10919
The Husbandman 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10925
Warning 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10929
The Death Trance 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10933
The Teachers 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10937
The Muse’s Mirror 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10941
The Swiss Alp 1845-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10945
Epitaph of Constantine Kanaris. From the German 1847-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10786
The Hym of King Olaf the Saint. Altered from the Icelandic 1847-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10787
Magus Muir 1847-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10730
The Widow of Glencoe 1847-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10732
Edinburgh after Flodden 1848-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10531
The Buried Flower 1848-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10515
Danube and the Euxine 1848-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10522
Latimer and Ridley. Burned at the Stake in Oxford, A. D. 1555 1851-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9098
The Golden Age. A Poem 1852-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9197
Crinoliniana 1863-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9669