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Edgar Lee Masters

the Spoon River poet and his critics

by John Theodore Flanagan

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John T. Flanagan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.A83 Z66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5057383M
    ISBN 100810807416
    LC Control Number74020530

    Edgar Lee Masters, American poet and novelist, best known as the author of Spoon River Anthology (). Masters grew up on his grandfather’s farm near New Salem, Ill., studied in his father’s law office, and attended Knox College, Galesburg, .   Domesday book by Masters, Edgar Lee, Publication date Publisher New York, The Macmillan Company Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. A story in blank verse Poems Addeddate Call number.

    This poem is in the public domain. Born in Kansas in , Edgar Lee Masters wrote several collections of verse, including the popular Spoon River Anthology in I went to the dances at Chandlerville, And played snap-out at Winchester. One time we changed partners, Driving home in the moonlight. About the Poet. One of America's most cited poets, Edgar Lee Masters pioneered the psychological character study. A neglected, one-book poet offhandedly admired for his Spoon River Anthology (), a collection of poetic laments spoken by different characters, he maintained his appeal through repeated anthologizing of his curt, often grimly regretful verse .

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Edgar Lee Masters (Garnett, Kansas, Aug - Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, March 5, ) was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A /5().

Edgar Lee Masters (Garnett, Kansas, Aug - Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, March 5, ) was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A Portrait 4/5.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Edgar Lee Masters. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this poetry, classics story are.4/5.

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Edgar Lee Masters grew up in a small town in Illinois.5/5(1). Edgar Lee Masters is best known for his book Spoon River Anthology. Spoon River Anthology is considered by some critics, like Ernest Earnest, to be one of the greatest poetry collections in American literature. One of the most popular poems in.

As a young man, Edgar Lee Masters (–) rebelled against what he believed to be the hypocrisy of small-town life and went to Chicago, where he practiced law for thirty years.

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Masters was awarded the Mark Twain Silver Medal inthe Poetry Society of America medal inthe Academy of American Poets Fellowship inand the Shelly Memorial Award in Edgar Lee Masters's Works: Poetry A Book of Verses () Songs and Sonnets () Spoon River Anthology () Songs and Satires ().

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Edgar Lee Masters(23 August – 5 March ) Born on Aug to Emma J. Dexter and Hardin Wallace Masters in Garnett, Kansas, his father had briefly moved to set up a law practice. The family soon moved back to his paternal grandparents' farm near Petersburg in Menard County, Illinois.Edgar Lee Masters: a biography User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

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