Dowson, Jane, and Alice Entwistle. “’I Will Put Myself, and Everything I See, upon the Page’: Charlotte Mew, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Anna Wickham and the Dramatic Monologue.” In A History of Twentieth-Century British Women’s Poetry. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Contains considerable analysis of Mew’s poetry, finding the poet’s hallmark to be an ability to summon “felt absence.”
Fitzgerald, Penelope. Charlotte Mew and Her Friends. 1992. Reprint. London: Flamingo, 2002. In this book-length biography, Fitzgerald examines Mew’s life in the context of her friendships with EllaD’Arcy, Mrs. Dawson Scott, and May Sinclair. Contains selected poems and bibliography.
Goss, Theodora, ed. Voices from Fairyland: The Fantastical Poems of Mary Coleridge, Charlotte Mew, and Sylvia Townsend Warner. Seattle: Aqueduct Press, 2008. Presents the poetry of Mew, Coleridge, and Warner, with some critical analysis.
Hamilton, Ian. Against Oblivion: Some Lives of the Twentieth-Century Poets. New York: Viking, 2002. Contains a biography essay on Mew that looks at her poetry. Hamilton edited a selection of Mew’s poetry.
Katz, Jon, and Kevin Prufer, eds. Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems—An Anthology. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007. Contains Mew’s poem “The Trees Are Down,” with a commentary by Molly Peacock.
Kendall, Tim. Modern English War Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. The chapter on Mew compares her war poetry to that of Edward Thomas, analyzing the trope of spring in each.
Leighton, Angela. Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart. New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992. The chapter on Mew in this introduction to eight nineteenth century women poets provides a biography and analysis of her work, identifying her as a Victorian and drawing comparisons to writer and artist Christina Rossetti.
Rice, Nelljean McConeghey. A New Matrix for Modernism: A Study of the Lives and Poetry of Charlotte Mew and Anna Wickham. New York: Routledge, 2003. Rice views both Mew and Wickham, who both published through the Poetry Bookshop, to be modern poets.