Watts-Dunton, Theodore (M)

Surname: Watts-Dunton
Forename(s): (Walter) Theodore
b. 12 October 1832. d. 6 June 1914. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and literary critic. Alternative signature: Theodore Watts. Added “Dunton” to his name in 1896. Gave up practicing as a solicitor after becoming involved with the Pre-Raphaelites, changing careers to become a literary critic and publishing frequent contributions to The Athenaeum. Well connected to major London literary circles, and was close friends with Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Algernon Charles Swinburne. Publications include The Coming of Love, and Other Poems (1897). Biographical information: ODNB. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
In Westminster Abbey 1892-11 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8437
Letter II.—After Death’s Mockery 1895-07 The Yellow Book Poet 9974
Letter I.—After the Wedding 1895-07 The Yellow Book Poet 822
David Gwynn—Hero or “Boasting Liar”? (From “Historical Problems”) 1896 Pageant Poet 1094
“Last Sunday morn I thought this azure isle” 1899-06 Atalanta Poet 15956