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The versatility of American poet, editor, and diplomat James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) made him an influential figure in 19th-century America.James Russell Lowell was born in Cambridge, Mass., on Feb...
Lowell's achievements are impressive from many points of view. Though his lyrical verse was overrated in his own time, his merits as a critic, a satirist, an essayist, an educator, a diplomat, a journ...
To remember James Russell Lowell primarily as a humorist might seem to encourage one to ignore the great bulk of his literary work, at least as it is measured quantitatively, and to focus on that aspe...
Despite controversies about the significance of his critical writings, James Russell Lowell stands alongside Edgar Allan Poe as one of the two most important literary critics America produced before 1...
Although he will never again command the status of literary giant accorded him in the last years of his life, Americans can relegate James Russell Lowell to the condition of unsampled historical curio...
In his later years James Russell Lowell was considered the major man of letters of the age, but posterity has been less kind to him. Today he is little read and is generally regarded as not being in t...
The most versatile of the New Englanders during the middle of the nineteenth century, James Russell Lowell was a vital force in the history of American literature and thought during his lifetime. His ...
Biography EssayJames Russell Lowell's achievements are impressive from many points of view. Though his lyrical verse was overrated in his own time, his merits as a critic, a satirist, an essayist, an ...