Hickey, Emily (F)

b. 12 April 1845. d. 9 September 1924. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Teacher, poet, critic, translator. Alternative signature: “Emily H. Hickey.” Moved from Ireland to London to pursue literary career. Member of Alexander Macmillan’s and F. J. Furnivall’s literary circles. Friend of Robert Browning and founded the Browning Society with Furnivall. Studied with Andrew Lang and gained by correspondence a first-class honours certificate from the University of Cambridge. Lecturer for 18 years at London Collegiate School for Girls. Converted to Roman Catholicism on 22 July 1901 and retracted her early volumes of poetry. Biographical information: *ODNB*; Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 224.

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 18
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Dead Worker 1866-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14377
A Rose 1867-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14381
A Vigil 1867-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14383
Ghosts 1867-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14385
Traditrice 1867-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14387
In the Shadow 1867-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14393
Restitution 1870-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14406
Callimachus. A Sketch 1871-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14425
An Old Maid 1872-01-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6808
Mopsa’s Tale. “Et in Arcadiâ ego.” 1881-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14563
Utopia 1889 Good Words Poet 5563
To One Who Rejoices 1889-02 Atalanta Poet 1846
The Boy Disciple 1889-03 Atalanta Poet 1884
While the Grass Grows 1889-05 Atalanta Poet 1931
Her Dream 1889-11 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12043
Comrades 1891 Good Words Poet 4118
A Daisy 1892-11 Atalanta Poet 2236
“Your Joy No Man Taketh From You” 1894 Good Words Poet 5058