William cullen bryant (1794-1878) frontispiece the poetical works of william cullen bryant (new york: d appleton and co, roslyn ed, 1903) rufus wilmot griswold, the poets and poetry of america 169-170 (new york: james miller, publisher, 1872) [rufus wilmot griswold] mr bryant was born in cummington,. Born in 1794 in massachusetts, william cullen bryant served as editor for the new york evening post for much of his life and was one of the most popular of the romantic poets to come out of america in the 19th century his celebrity was a rival to both longfellow and emerson whilst he was still in his youth he was brought. Examine the life, times, and work of william cullen bryant through detailed author biographies on enotes.
He is none other than william cullen bryant and he developed an interest in poetry early in his life although he wrote many poems, his two most famous ones are to a waterfowl and thanatopsis which he wrote when he was young following are some facts of his life: he was born in a log cabin in. William cullen bryant lived a long and active life as a journalist he campaigned vigorously for free speech, free trade, the rights of workman, and the abolition of slavery (encarta online) he was a radical spokesman for the common people, the laborers and mechanics in the city and the small farmers in the. The american poet and newspaper editor william cullen bryant (1794-1878) helped introduce european romanticism into american poetry as an editor, he championed liberal causes he was one of the most influential and popular figures of mid-19th-century america william cullen bryant was born on nov 3, 1794, in.
The william cullen bryant page at american literature, featuring a biography and free library of the author's novels, stories, poems, letters, and texts. Birth, 3 nov 1794 cummington, hampshire county, massachusetts, usa death, 12 jun 1878 (aged 83) new york, new york county (manhattan), new york, usa burial roslyn cemetery roslyn, nassau county, new york, usa memorial id, 142 view source.
See all books authored by william cullen bryant, including chloe plus olivia: an anthology of lesbian literature from the 17th century to the present, and a popular history of the united states: from the first discovery of the western hemisphere by the northmen, to the end of the civil war, preceded by a sketch of the. William cullen bryant is the son of dr peter bryant of cummington, massachusetts, and was born in that place on the third of november, 1794 at ten years, he felt an inclination for poetry, and wrote various pieces in verse, one of which was published in the hampshire gazette, at northampton in 1810, he entered. 2008 choice outstanding academic title a biography of one of nineteenth- century america's foremost poets and public intellectuals proclaimed by james fenimore cooper to be “the author of america,” william cullen bryant (1794– 1878) was one of nineteenth-century america's foremost poets and public intellectuals. The planting of the apple tree the snow shower a rain dream robert of lincoln the twenty-seventh of march an invitation to the country song for new-year's eve the wind and stream the lost bird the night journey of a river the life that is song: 'these prairies glow with.
He was also a nephew of charity bryant, a vermont seamstress who is the subject of rachel hope cleves's 2014 book charity and sylvia: a same-sex marriage in early america william cullen bryant described their relationship: if i were permitted to draw the veil of private life, i would briefly give you the singular, and to. Information on william cullen bryant, 19th c poet, civic leader, journalist, and cedarmere, his home in roslyn harbor, ny.
Bryant biography william cullen bryant was our first american writer of verse to win international acclaim (tomlinson, 30) bryant was considered a child- prodigy, publishing his first poem at age ten and his first book when he was thirteen, a political satire of an embargo policy of thomas jefferson bryant studied both. William cullen bryant biography - - william cullen bryant biography and list of works - william cullen bryant books. Nationality: united states executive summary: editor, the new york evening post american poet and journalist, born at cummington, a farming village in the hampshire hills of western massachusetts, on the 3rd of november 1794 he was the second son of peter bryant, a physician and surgeon of no mean scholarship,. The william cullen bryant: poems community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.