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2,195 words, approx. 8 pages
Park Benjamin (14 August 1809-12 September 1864) was a poet, critic, editor, literary agent, and lecturer who is best remembered for his contributions to the New York literary scene in the 1840s. The ... Read more
2,043 words, approx. 7 pages
Park Benjamin was a poet, lecturer, and literary agent, but he was also one of the magazine and newspaper editors most typical of New York's "Knickerbocker" era. In this capacity he established a repu... Read more
1,946 words, approx. 7 pages
In the three decades preceding the Civil War, America experienced an era of reform movements: woman's rights, temperance, public education, Sunday schools, utopian communities, and the abolition of sl... Read more
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Despite new scholarly interests in the history of authorship, publishing, popular literatures, and uncanonized writers in the United States, Park Benjamin remains nearly forgotten. A prolific poet and... Read more