Edgar Lee Masters

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United States poet (1869-1950)


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This poetic vignette would have surely delighted Edgar Lee Masters in its regional particularity and emphasis upon individual personalities.
One of Whitman's greatest disciples was a poet-lawyer: Edgar Lee Masters.
Born in Kansas in 1868 and reared in Menard County, Illinois, Edgar Lee Masters worked during his boyhood as a reporter, printer s helper, and verse writer for magazines.
These performances also will include storyteller Mark Lewis' rendition of "Spoon River Anthology" by Edgar Lee Masters.
Their presence is certainly powerful, but so is their silence" Other poets as diverse as Edgar Lee Masters, John Haines, and Marianne Moore have focused on the power of silence in nature and its influence on the poet's intense emotion.
Starting with Mencken in Memphis, he went on to read Sinclair Lewis, Edgar Lee Masters, Sherwood Anderson, Joseph Conrad, and Charles Dickens; moving to Chicago, he added, among others, Jack London, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Gertrude Stein, Stephen Crane, Maxim Gorky, Marcel Proust, T.
His revivification of the dreads and drolls, grandees and grotesques that dwelt upon the German Ocean's edge is not unindebted to the Spoon River Anthology, of Kansan, Edgar Lee Masters.
Spoon River Sampler'' is an original two-act play based upon the ``Spoon River Anthology'' - a brooding and loving classic American poem written by Edgar Lee Masters in 1915.
Fuller, Floyd Dell, Edgar Lee Masters, Vachel Lindsay, Carl Sandburg, Zona Gale, Sherwood Anderson, Ring Lardner, Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, Ruth Suckow, O.
Chicago was the focal point of Midwestern realist activity; Garland lived in the city for a time, as did such others as Theodore Dreiser, Edgar Lee Masters, and Sherwood Anderson.
The first poems by Edgar Lee Masters were published in Reedy's Mirror.
Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950) grew up on a farm in Illinois and became a lawyer.
Notable writers of fiction were Sinclair Lewis, James Stevens, and William Faulkner; among the poets were Vachel Lindsay, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandburg, Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and George Sterling.
Like Edward FitzGerald and a few other poets, Edgar Lee Masters established his reputation on the basis of one work, Spoon River Anthology.