Elizabeth Daryush

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Birthday
8, 1887
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 7, 1977 (89)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1887
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 7, 1977 (89)

About

British poet known for syllabic poems such as "Still Life" and "Accentedal." Her poetry collections include Sonnets from Hafez and The Last Man.

Before Fame

She was raised in an upper class household during the Victorian and Edwardian periods of English history. Her father was British Poet Laureate Robert Bridges.

Trivia

Her poetry is often marked by a fatalistic tone.

Family Life

She wed a Persian-born University of Oxford student named Ali Akbar Daryush.

Associated With

Poet Yvor Winters praised Daryush's superior skill in syllabic verse.