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Muriel Stuart (1885, Norbury, South London - 1967 Muriel Stuart, Gardeners Nightcap, Persephone Books, twentieth century novels, out of print books, inter-war novels, Twentieth century reprints) The daughter of a Scottish barrister, was a poet, particularly concerned with the topic of sexual politics, though she first wrote poems about World War I. She later gave up poetry writing; her last work was published in the 1930s. She was born Muriel Stuart Irwin.

She was hailed by Hugh MacDiarmid as the best woman poet of the Scottish Renaissance although she was not Scottish, but English. Despite this, his comment led to her inclusion in many Scottish anthologies. Thomas Hardy described her poetry as "Superlatively good".

Her most famous poem "In the Orchard" is entirely dialogs and in no kind of verse form, which makes it innovative for its time. She does use rhyme: a mixture of half-rhyme and rhyming couplets (a,b,a,b form)

Other famous poems of hers are "The Seed Shop", "The Fools" and "Man and his Makers"

Muriel also wrote a gardeninonbg book called Gardener's Nightcap (1938) which was later reprinted by Persephone Books:.

She died on 18th December 1967.
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Total Books: 7
The Cockpit of Idols
2009 - The Cockpit of Idols (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781407605739
ISBN-10: 1407605739

2009 - Poems (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781110704705
ISBN-10: 1110704704

2009 - Poems (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781110704668
ISBN-10: 1110704666

2009 - Poems (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781110704675
ISBN-10: 1110704674

The Classic Ballet  Basic Technique and Terminology
2004 - The Classic Ballet Basic Technique and Terminology [Borzoi Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780375710773
ISBN-10: 0375710779
Genre: Arts & Photography

In the Orchard Selected Poems
2000 - In the Orchard Selected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902944098
ISBN-10: 1902944097

Gardener's Nightcap (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781903155561
ISBN-10: 1903155568
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home