ROBERT WILLIAMS BUCHANAN (1841 - 1901)

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POEMS FROM OTHER SOURCES

 

As far as I know, the following poems were never published in any of Robert Buchananís books of poetry.

London Poems I: Temple Bar
(Temple Bar, December, 1860)

London Poems II: The Dead
(Temple Bar, January, 1861)

London Poems III: Outcasts
(Temple Bar, February, 1861)

London Poems IV: The Destitute
(Temple Bar, March, 1861)

An Artisanís Story
(Good Words, April 1861)

London Poems V: Belgravia
(Temple Bar, May, 1861)

The Dead Baby
(Temple Bar, June 1861)

London Poems VI: A City Preacher
(Temple Bar, July, 1861)

The Twice-Wedded
(Temple Bar, August, 1861)

London Poems VII: The River
(Temple Bar, September, 1861)

London Poems VIII: Christmas In The City
(Temple Bar, January, 1862)

London Poems IX: Haunted London
(Temple Bar, February, 1862)

Sir Tristem
(Once A Week, 22nd March, 1862)

By the Seaside
(Temple Bar, June, 1862)

Baby Grace
(The St. Jamesís Magazine, June, 1862)

Wife and I
(Once A Week, 21st June, 1862)

Maid Avoraine
(Once A Week, 19th July, 1862)

The Gifts. An Arab Paraphrase
(The St. James's Magazine, September, 1862)

In The Camp
(The St. James's Magazine, March, 1863)

Barstone Water
(The St. James's Magazine, June, 1863)

Mordred
(The St. James's Magazine, August, 1863)

Hermionť
(The Argosy No. 1, December 1865)

The Bachelor Dreams
(The Argosy No. 6, May 1866)

Hugo the Bastard
(Temple Bar, October, 1866)

The Skein
(Broadway Magazine No. 4, December 1867. Reprinted in The New York Times, 8th December, 1867)

London Lyrics III: A Fashionable Love Affair
(London Society, March, 1868)

London Lyrics: A Drawing-Room Ballad
(London Society, July, 1868)

London Lyrics: The Faces
(London Society, October, 1868)

Suspiria de Profundis
(London Society (Christmas edition, 1868)

Dame Martha s Well
(All The Year Round, November, 1869. Reprinted in Good Words, October 1870 and the Glasgow Herald, October, 1870)

A Blind Manís Love
(Routledgeís Christmas Annual, 1869)

Supreme Love
(The Saint Pauls Magazine, February, 1872)

The Waxwork; or, Love and Rumour
(The Saint Pauls Magazine, June, 1872)

John Mardon, Mariner: his Strange Adventures in El Dorado
(The Saint Pauls Magazine, July, 1872, September, 1872, October, 1872)

Granddad In The Ingle
(Cassellís Magazine, March, 1874)

ErŰs Athanatos
(The Gentlemanís Magazine, May, 1874)

The Last Poet
(The Gentlemanís Magazine, June, 1874)

The God-like Love
(The Gentlemanís Magazine, October, 1874)

The Battle of Isandķla
(Contemporary Review, April, 1879)

A Canine Suggestion
(Belgravia, April, 1884)

Alone in London
(The Olympic Programme and Looker-On, 7th November, 1885)

The Good Judgeís Soliloquy
(The New York Herald, August, 1889. Reprinted in The Echo)

The Ballad of Resurrection
(The New York Herald, circa. August, 1889. Reprinted in The San Francisco Call, November, 1897)

Poem on the Death of Tennyson
(The Daily Telegraph, 8th October, 1892. Reprinted in The Western Daily Press, Bristol, 10th October, 1892)

Buchananís Response to Alfred Austinís ĎJamesonís Rideí (extract only)
(The Star, February, 1896. Extract printed in the Edinburgh Evening News 15th February, 1896)

The Life Song of Buchanan
(Included in A Beggarís Wallet, published in November, 1905 by Archibald Stodart-Walker)

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Reviews of some of these poems are available in the section below.

Robert Buchanan and the Magazines

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Before he moved to London in 1860 Robert Buchanan published two books of poetry in Glasgow, Poems & Love Lyrics towards the end of 1857 and Mary, and other Poems at the beginning of 1859. At this time Buchanan was contributing material to his fatherís newspaper, The Glasgow Sentinel, and some poems and other material from the 1858 editions of the paper are available in the following section:

Robert Buchanan and The Glasgow Sentinel

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