Mew, James (M)

b. 1837. d. 25 February 1913. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, and barrister. Pseudonym: “J. M.” Alternative signature: “J. Mew.” Educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and the Inner Temple. Author of *Drinks of the World* (1893) and *Traditional Aspects of Hell (Ancient and Modern)* (1903). *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for Mew’s “A Dream of Harvest,” published on 29 May 1897, lists his address as North Cray, Kent (NLS Dep 341/371). Additional biographical information: *Curran Index*; BL; Foster, *Men-at-the-Bar*, p. 315; *Wikipedia* <> (8 October 2021). (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 19
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Al Fin de la Jornada 1862-12-27 Once a Week Poet 455
Egeria 1863-05-30 Once a Week Poet 490
“The Sirens” 1863-11-21 Once a Week Poet 535
“Weep Thou No More!” 1863-12-26 Once a Week Poet 549
Winter Memories 1864-01-23 Once a Week Poet 555
Proserpine 1864-02-20 Once a Week Poet 559
Hero 1864-03-19 Once a Week Poet 569
A Declaration 1864-07-02 Once a Week Poet 633
Evening 1864-07-16 Once a Week Poet 636
Arethusa 1864-10-01 Once a Week Poet 696
Cupid Crucified 1867-03-02 Once a Week Poet 12122
Pygmalion 1867-03-09 Once a Week Poet 12125
Hymn to Apollo. (From Callimachus) 1867-04-06 Once a Week Translator 12143
Venus Pandemia 1867-07-13 Once a Week Poet 13523
The Unhappy Lover. (After Theocritus, Id. XXIII) 1867-08-10 Once a Week Translator 13533
Cassandra 1867-09-21 Once a Week Poet 13549
Glaucus and Scylla 1867-11-02 Once a Week Poet 13566
Imma and Eginhart. From de Vigny 1867-11-30 Once a Week Translator 13577
A Dream of Harvest 1897-05-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12668