Chapman, Matthew James (M)

b. 1796. d. 15 November 1865. Nationality: English.
Poet and translator. Alternative signature: “Mr. Chapman.” Born in Barbados, West Indies. Educated at the University of Edinburgh and Trinity College, Cambridge. Biographical information: *Curran Index*, Reilly, *Mid-Victorian Poetry*, p.91. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 23
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song of Demodocus the Bard Before Ulysses, in the Court of King Alcinous. Odyssey. Lib. VIII 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11912
Lament for Bion.—Moschus 1835-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11467
Lament for Adonis 1835-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11466
Prometheus Bound. Translated from Æschylus 1836-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11874
The Eumenides 1837-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11883
III. (“She is not beautiful, but lovely—grace”) 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12003
V. (“Sisters, unmothered in your tender years”) 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12005
IV. (“Oft in Hesperian climes, when dewy eve”) 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12004
VI. To the Rev. Dr Wordsworth, Master of Trinity 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12006
II. (“Art thou so soon forgotten? thou, the loved”) 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12002
I. (“Who that has gazed upon Orion’s Belt”) 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12001
VI. (“Lamented Youth! so frank and brave! so young”) 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14625
V. (“It is a glorious thing to feel secure”) 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14624
II. (“Hush’d is the Shepherd’s voice that often woke”) 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14621
IV. (“When England’s Morning Star of song was set”) 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14623
III. (“Look how from yonder Mountain’s rocky urns”) 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14622
I. (“Mute is the Minstrel’s wonder-moving shell!”) 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14620
III. (“Not seld of yore, ’tis said, Calabrian eyes”) 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14730
I. (“There are some hearts that never do grow old”) 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14728
II. (“Poor stricken deer! for whom the world had not”) 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14729
The Alcestis of Euripides 1838-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11686
Two Sonnets by Mr Chapman 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11963
The Eumenidies of Æschylus 1839-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11560