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Todd, Mabel Loomis

(Encyclopedia) Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1858?1932, American author, b. Cambridge, Mass. A friend of Emily Dickinson, she edited and deciphered much of the Dickinson material in Poems (with T. W. Higginson?

Aiken, Conrad

(Encyclopedia) Aiken, Conrad ?k?n, 1889?1973, American author, b. Savannah, Ga., grad. Harvard, 1912. Aiken is best known for his poetry, which often is preoccupied with the sound and structure of?

Dickinson, Emily

(Encyclopedia) Dickinson, Emily, 1830?86, American poet, b. Amherst, Mass. She is widely considered one of the greatest poets in American literature. Her unique, gemlike lyrics are distillations of?

Reese, Lizette Woodworth

(Encyclopedia) Reese, Lizette Woodworth r?s, 1856?1935, American poet, b. Waverly, Md. She taught school for 45 years, 21 of them at the Western High School in Baltimore. Her poetry, remarkable for?

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

(Encyclopedia) Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823?1911, American author, b. Cambridge, Mass. A Unitarian minister, he was a leader in the abolitionist movement and was a member of a group that backed?

Johnson, Emily Pauline

(Encyclopedia) Johnson, Emily Pauline, 1862?1913, Canadian poet, b. near Brantford, Ont.; daughter of an indigenous chief and his English wife. Although she had little formal training, Johnson's?

Poems of Emily Dickinson

Poems by Emily Dickinson Poems of Emily Dickinson (Published 1890?1896) Emily Dickinsonwas, in her lifetime, a little known and little published poet; what works Dickinson did see published were?

Eden, Emily

(Encyclopedia) Eden, Emily, 1797?1869, English novelist. She went with her brother George, Lord Auckland, to India when he was governor-general (1836?42). Her two novels, The Semi-detached House (?

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us?

Spark, Dame Muriel

(Encyclopedia) Spark, Dame Muriel, 1918?2006, Scottish novelist, b. Muriel Sarah Camberg. She lived in Edinburgh, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), London, New York, and Rome, and spent her last years in?