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Biographies (7)

898 words, approx. 3 pages
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 ... Read more
7,098 words, approx. 24 pages
William Cullen Bryant is a poet of historic importance, chiefly because he was the first American writer of verse to win wide international acclaim. His talent asserted itself quite early. He wrote a... Read more
5,314 words, approx. 18 pages
William Cullen Bryant brought to American newspaper journalism not only the argumentative and rhetorical skills of the lawyer but the sensibility of the poet. His reputation as one of the few major po... Read more
1,667 words, approx. 6 pages
In 1813 William Cullen Bryant, then a law student at Yale University, had a run-in with his tutor, Samuel Howe. Howe had caught Bryant reading William Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads and warned young Cul... Read more
2,591 words, approx. 9 pages
With the publication of The Embargo; or, Sketches of the Times; A Satire; by a Youth of Thirteen (1808) William Cullen Bryant began his remarkable career as an important figure in American politics, l... Read more
14,592 words, approx. 49 pages
No line of his poetry survives in the consciousness of his nation, and none of his editorial pronouncements still resonate from his five decades with the New-York Evening Post; yet, no frieze interpre... Read more
7,831 words, approx. 27 pages
Biography EssayWilliam Cullen Bryant was the first American writer of verse to win wide international acclaim. His talent asserted itself quite early. He wrote and was published while still a child; b... Read more
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