Mary Barnes Hutchinson (29 March 1889 – 17 April 1977) was a British short-story writer, socialite, model and a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Early life [ edit ] Hutchinson was born in Simla, Bengal , British India , to Sir Hugh Barnes and Winifred (Strachey) Barnes. 
With financial prospects, Wordsworth married Mary Hutchinson on October 2, 1802. The settlement helped to support a growing family and also allowed the Wordsworths to continue their generosity to various friends and men of letters, many of whom came to stay at Dove Cottage, sometimes for months on end.
Hutchinson, Mary (1770-1859) Mary Wordsworth, born Hutchinson, was the wife of the poet William Wordsworth . William and Mary had known each other since childhood and married on 4 October 1802 at Brompton in Yorkshire.
Mary Hutchinson 1889–1977 I like to feel that a writer is perfectly cool and detached, regarding other people’s feelings or his own, like a God who has got beyond them … (to Mary Hutchinson, 19 September 1917) Correspondence
Born in 1889 to Sir Hugh Barnes and Winifred Strachey Barnes, Mary (Barnes) Hutchinson spent her early childhood in India before being sent to boarding school in England. In 1910 she married a lawyer, St. John Hutchinson, and about the same time her cousin and confidante Lytton Strachey and his friend Duncan Grant introduced her to the ...
It was published in the 4 October 1802 Morning Post (see 1802 in poetry ). This date corresponding to Wordsworth's wedding to Mary Hutchinson and Coleridge's own wedding anniversary.  The poem was grouped with the Asra poems, a series of poems discussing love that were dedicated to Hutchinson.
Leave a Reply. By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘Perfect Woman’, sometimes known by its first line, ‘She was a phantom of delight’, is a poem William Wordsworth (1770-1850) wrote in 1804 about his wife, Mary Hutchinson. The poem is a classic example of uxorious poetry – poetry written about the love for a wife – and ...