The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Blind, Mathilde

Edition of 1920. See also Mathilde Blind on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

BLIND, Mathilde, German-English poet: b. Mannheim, 21 March 1841; d. London, 26 Nov. 1896. She went to England in 1849, and won fame by her writings: ‘The Prophecy of Saint Oran’ (1881); ‘Life of George Eliot’ (1883); ‘Madame Roland’ (1886); ‘The Heather on Fire,’ a tale (1886); ‘Ascent of Man’ (1888); ‘Dramas in Miniature’ (1891); ‘Songs and Sonnets’ (1893); and ‘Birds of Passage’ (1895). Consult ‘Poetical Works of Mathilde Blind,’ with memoir (London 1900).