Homepage for the poet Stevie Smith (1902 - 1971)
Stevie Smith (1902 to 1971)
links to find out more about Stevie Smith:
Stevie Smith Biography
- a short account of Stevie's life and work.
Stevie Smith's Suburb - Palmers
Green, North London and how it features in Stevie's work
Stevie Smith’s Connections - an
exploration of Stevie’s connections to her contemporary
writers, with a quick look at Stevie's possible influence on today's
- this poem is considered together with Robert Browning’s famous poem
'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came.'
'The Jungle Husband' - this dark
poem about a jungle which is green on top is explored.
The Frog Prince - a dive into a
deceptively simple poem with hidden depths.
Smiths suburban cats NEW
an introduction to three of Smith's
suburban cat poems: 'Tidzal', 'The Singing Cat' and 'My Cat Major'.
Stevie's religious poems are
explored in the light of the religious ideas of the time and the relevance
of her poems today is considered
Stevie Smith Festival at Palmer’s
Green - an account of a memorable poetry reading in the streets of Palmers
Green to celebrate the centenary of Stevie Smith’s birth, with thoughts on
the poems which were read.
Stevie and music -
musical adaptations of Stevie's work
Stevie's Blue plaque: an
account of the unveiling of a blue plaque at Stevie Smith's house in
Palmers Green, London, on 16th September 2005 by the Poet Laureate, Andrew
Remembering Stevie at Torquay -
where her ashes were scattered
Stevie Smith links Other web sites
which feature Smith's work. Particularly recommended is
a blog by Noreen Masud, a DPhil student at
Oxford. which explores many different aspects of Smith's work.
strange-attractor home page
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my work for essays or course work you are welcome to do so as long as you
attribute the work to
Anne Bryan and this web site. Stevie Smith's work may not be
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permission of the Stevie Smith Estate who may be contacted at
Faber and Faber