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So now I send you on

    my book

And through its pages

    you can look

Should you not fully comprehend

    Its lines -

Just pass it to a friend

- A.M.R.

Works by Amanda McKittrick Ros

Irene Iddesleigh
Belfast, privately published, 1897; London, Nonesuch Press, 1926 (includes 3 woodcuts by W M R Quick); New York, Boni & Liveright, 1927 . Also reprinted in A Cupful of Tears, a compilation of 16 Victorian novelettes selected by Martin Seymour Smith. Wolfe Publishing Co, London, 1965.
Delina Delaney
Belfast, privately published, 1898; London, Chatto & Windus, 1935.
Poems of Puncture
London, Arthur H. Stockwell, c.1912.
Kaiser Bill!
(broadsheet) c.1915.
A Little Belgian Orphan
(broadsheet signed pseudonymously Monica Moyland, Larne, Irelande) 1915.
Fumes of Formation
Belfast, R. Carswell & Son, 1933.
Bayonets of Bastard Sheen
(extracts from her letters) Thames Ditton, privately published by T.S.Mercer, 1949.
St. Scandalbags
together with Meet Irene by D.B.Wyndham Lewis & At the Sign of the Harrow by F.Anstey, edited and with notes by T.Stanley Mercer, Thames Ditton, Merle Press, 1954.
Donald Dudley, the Bastard Critic
Thames Ditton, Merle Press, 1954. This short story also appears in Great Irish Humorous Stories edited by Peter Haining, London, Souvenir Press, 1995.
Helen Huddleson
edited and with an introduction by Jack Loudan, who provides a concluding chapter, London, Chatto & Windus, 1969. A chapter also appears in The Penguin Book of British Comic Stories edited by Patricia Craig, London, Viking, 1990.

About Amanda

Euphues Redivivus
Essay by Aldous Huxley in On the Margin, London Chatto & Windus, 1923.
O Rare Amanda!
The Life of Amanda McKittrick Ros, Jack Loudan, London, Chatto & Windus, 1954.
Thine in Storm and Calm
An Amanda McKittrick Ros Reader, edited and with an introduction by Frank Ormsby, Belfast, the Blackstaff Press, 1988.

Also of interest

The Stuffed Owl
An Anthology of Bad Verse, D.B.Wyndham Lewis & Charles Lee, London, Dent, 1930. Still the very best collection of bad verse, even though it does not include anything of Amanda (I have heard that at least one edition of this book does include On Visiting Westminster Abbey, but I have been unable to verify this.).
Very Bad Poetry
Edited by Kathryn & Ross Perras, Vintage Books, 1997. Includes some of Amanda's verse.
In Search of the World's Worst Writers
Nick Page, Harper Collins, 2000. A survey of bad writers which - although inevitably overlapping to some extent with The Stuffed Owl - contains many gems. Amanda features as the worst of all!

Nestling alongside this page of the Oasis of Futurity you may find the Rocks of Regard and other Matters Miscellaneous.