Author:Florence Earle Coates
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|Edward H. Coates.Philadelphia-born poet laureate of Pennsylvania who gained notoriety both at home and abroad for her works of poetry—nearly three-hundred of which were published in literary magazines of her day such as the Atlantic Monthly, Scribner's, The Literary Digest, Lippincott's, The Century Magazine, and Harper's. Wife of|
"Life was mine!
And I, who pass without regret or grief,
Have cared the more to make my moment fine,
Because it was so brief."
- Poems (1898)
- Mine and Thine (1904)
- Lyrics of Life (1909)
- The Unconquered Air, and Other Poems (1912)
- Poems (1916) Collected edition in 2 vols.
- Pro Patria (1917) Published privately.
Poetry by Florence Earle Coates which appeared in various periodicals or literary collections, but were not included in her above collections.
- On Re-reading "The Sick King in Bokhara" (The Literary World, 26 June 1886)
- Frederick (The American, 24 November 1888)
- Winter the Nursery for Spring Flowers (Meehan's Monthly, January 1896) First published in the April 1895 issue of Woman's Progress under the heading "Helen Bell. February 11, 1895".
- Dreyfus (The Independent, 16 February 1899) ("If thou art living, in that Devil's Isle")
- McKinley (The Era, October 1901)
- The Mourner (Lippincott's, May 1914)
- The Brave (Harper's Monthly, April 1915)
- The Gods Remember (Harper's Monthly, October 1916)
- How Long? (The Wall Street Journal, 23 March 1917) Orig. published in Philadelphia Ledger.
- In the Offing (The Minaret, May 1917)
- The Smile of Reims (The Bellman, 2 June 1917)
- The Kaiser (Fifes and Drums: A Collection of Poems of America at War, 1917)
- Sedan (Clarion-Ledger, 2 September 1917)
- A Love-Song (The Bellman, 1 December 1917)
- Captain Guynemer (A treasury of war poetry, ... 1914-1919, 1917)
- Serbia (A treasury of war poetry, ... 1914-1919, 1917)
- Giving Thanks (The Unitarian Ledger, 27 December 1917) Orig. published in the Philadelphia Public Ledger, 1917.
- In Plains of Picardy (The Protectionist, May 1918) Orig. published in The New York Times 7 April, 1918.
- The Comrade (The Washington Herald, 14 June 1918)
- A Soldier (The Bellman, 20 June 1918)
- For France (Patriotic pieces from the Great War, 1918)
- Belgium (The Bellman, 21 September 1918)
- The Infantry that Would Not Yield (The Bellman, 14 December 1918)
- Their Victory Won (Harper's Monthly, December 1918)
- As They Leave Us (Patriotic pieces from the Great War, 1918)
- I Too Have Loved (The North American Review, January 1919)
- Our Land (Harper's Monthly, April 1919)
- In Memory of an American Soldier (The North American Review, June 1919)
- In Memory of Henry La Barre Jayne (Henry La Barre Jayne, 1857-1920: In Memoriam, 1920)
- Masefield (The North American Review, May 1922)
- The Edward H. Coates Memorial Collection: Presented by Mrs. Coates to The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1923) The exhibition, representing French and American schools, included twenty-seven paintings and three pieces of sculpture. The works were exhibited at the Academy from 4 November 1923 to 10 January 1924 in Gallery A and in the South Corridor.
- "Matthew Arnold" (The Century Magazine, April 1894:931-37)
- "Verses by R. W. Gilder" from the Saturday Review of Books and Art: "From Readers" section of The New York Times, 1 November 1902. Written by Mrs. Coates on 17 Oct 1902.
- "The Sappho of Bliss Carman" from The Reader, January 1904 [Reviews] p. 198.
- "The Strenuous Life to Blame" from "The Slump in Poetry: Views of Many Poets on the Subject Freely Expressed" (submissions by various authors/publishing companies) (The Critic, March 1905:267)
- "Poetry Necessary to All" (Book News Monthly, June 1906:722-3)
- "Matthew Arnold: A later estimate, from the point of view of one who knew him well" (Lippincott's Monthly, December 1909:670-74)
- "Tribute to James Whitcomb Riley" on his 66th birthday. (The Writer, October 1915:147-148.)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Owen B. Jenkins, Esq. (5 June 1902)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Miss Katherine Brégy (24 September 1912)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Mr. Jayne (Easter 1913)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Amos Niven Wilder (29 September 1923)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Amos Niven Wilder (22 January 1924)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Amos Niven Wilder (25 January 1924)
- Letter from Florence Earle Coates to Amos Niven Wilder (8 February 1924)
Works about CoatesEdit
- "Florence Earle Coates" by Ellen Olney Kirk (The Magazine of Poetry, 1889: Vol. 1 No. 3 p. 267-268.)
- "Florence Earle Coates" by Jane Campbell (Woman's Progress, May 1895; Vol. 4 No. 6:240-48.)
- "Florence Earle Coates" by Harrison S. Morris (Book News Monthly, December 1898; Vol. 17 No. 196:191.)
- "A Camp in the Adirondacks: The summer home of Mrs. Florence Earle Coates, the Philadelphia poet" (Book News Monthly, October 1905; Vol. XXIV No. 278:69-72.)
- "The Poetry of Florence Earle Coates" by Warwick James Price (The Pathfinder, June 1911; Vol. V No. 6.)
- "A Foremost American Lyrist: An Appreciation" by William Stanley Braithwaite (Lippincott's Monthly, March 1913; Vol. 91:296-304.)
- "Godlessness Mars Most Contemporary Poetry: Mrs. Coates finds modern poets nervously seeking novelties, and says in art there can be nothing new that is not ugly" by (The New York Times, 10 December 1916.)
- "From Florence Coates to Amy Lowell: A Glance at Modernity" by O. W. Firkins (The Nation, 3 May 1917; Vol. 104 No. 2705:522-4.)
- "Florence Earle Coates: Some Phases of Her Life and Poetry" by Elizabeth Clendenning Ring (Book News Monthly, Vol. 36 No. 4, December 1917.)
- "Florence Earle Coates" by Jane A. Stewart (The Journal of Education, 27 December 1917; Vol. 86 No. 24 (2160):652-3.)
- "The Christian Hope—Its Meaning for Today" (Section: From Amos N. Wilder): Religion in Life, Winter issue, 1951-1952; p. 10-19. In this piece, Mr. Wilder mentions a conversation he had with Mrs. Coates where she quotes, "A man's wisdom is measured by his hope."
- "Coates, Florence Van Leer Earle Nicholson" by Robert H. Walker in Notable American Women: 1607-1950 (1971) Volume I.
- "Florence Earle Coates: A Poet Inspired by Matthew Arnold" by Gordon Howard (Germantown Crier, V. 63 No. 2 Fall 2013.)
- "To Florence Earle Coates" by M. E. R. in City and State (27 November 1902) p. 343.
- "Florence Earle Coates" by Isabel S. Mason in Book News (May 1906) p. 671. Incorrectly attributed to "J. S. Mason" in periodical