Ellen Mary Clerke (20 September 1840 - 2 March 1906) was an Irish poet, prose author, journalist, and popular science writer in the field of astronomy.
Clerke was born in Skibbereen, co. Cork, Ireland. Agnes Mary Clerke, also a writer on astronomy, was her sister; they were the children of Judge's Registrar, John William Clerke (circa 1807-1890) and his wife Margaret (born circa 1819).
Clerke lived in Italy for 7 years, and contributed stories in Italian periodicals in the country. She was for many years an editorial writer for the London Tablet.
- The Flying Dutchman, and other poems. London: W. Satchell & Co., 1881.
- Flowers Of Fire (novel). London: 1902.
- Jupiter and His System. London: E. Stanford, 1892.
- The Planet Venus. London: Witherby & Co., 1893.
- Fable And Song In Italy (essays & verse translations). London: Grant Richards, 1899.
- ↑ "Miss Agnes Mary Clerke (transcription)". London: The Times. Tuesday, Jan 22, 1907; Issue 38236. p. 12; col D. http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Times/1907/Obituary/Agnes_Mary_Clerke. Retrieved 2008-12-06.
- ↑ Ellen Mary Clerke, Catholic Encyclopedia, New Advent, Web, July 18, 2012.
- ↑ Haines, Catharine (2001). International women in science: a biographical dictionary to 1950. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. p. 67. ISBN 1-57607-090-5. http://books.google.com/books?id=HftdjMNDvwIC&lpg=PA2&dq=madge%20adam%20oxford&pg=PA2#v=onepage&q=madge%20adam%20oxford&f=false.
- ↑ Author: Ellen Mary Clerke, Wikisource, Wikimedia Foundation, Web, July 18, 2012.
- ↑ "The Building and Pinnacle of the Temple", Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse (Oxford: Clarendon, 1917), Bartleby.com, Web, July 18, 2012.
- ↑ Search results=Mary Ellen Clerke, WorldCat, Web, July 18, 2012.
- Ellen Mary Clerke in the Catholic Encyclopedia
- Ellen Mary Clerke at Ricorso
- "Clerke, Mary Ellen (1840-1906) in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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