Robinson, Agnes Mary Francis (F)

b. 27 February 1857. d. 7 February 1944. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major aestheticist poet, biographer, critic, and translator, writing in English and French. Alternative signatures: “A. Mary F. Robinson,” “Madame James Darmesteter,” “Mary Duclaux.” Sister of the writer Frances Mabel Robinson. Her family were well connected to London literary and artistic circles. Close friends with Vernon Lee. Married James Darmesteter in August 1888, and moved permanently to France, holding a regular salon in Paris. After Darmesteter’s death she married Pierre Emile Duclaux in 1901. Co-founded the Prix Femina award in 1904. Poetry volumes include *A Handful of Honeysuckle (1878), *The New Arcadia* (1884), *An Italian Garden, A Book of Songs* (1886). Biographical information: *ODNB*, *Orlando*. (AC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Captain Ortis’ Booty: a Ballad 1880-05 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12243
Helen in the Wood 1881-03 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12116
Church-going Tim 1883-02 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12087
La Californie 1887-12 Woman’s World Poet 645
The Ballad of Pandava 1889-05 Atalanta Poet 1930