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George Santayana Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 12 pages of information about the life of George Santayana.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on George Santayana

George Santayana is widely regarded as one of the great philosophers and men of letters of our time. A prolific author, he is well known for his many books and scores of articles on philosophy, religion, history, literature, and culture, and for his novel, The Last Puritan (1935). But before turning to prose, Santayana was a poet. His earliest efforts in verse were composed while he was at the Boston Latin School in the early 1880s; he also wrote poems during his undergraduate years at Harvard (1882-1886) and while a graduate student in Germany (1886-1888). He continued to produce poetry during the years that he was teaching philosophy at Harvard (1889-1912), until about the turn of the century when his career as a poet came to a halt after his verse drama Lucifer (1899) failed to attract critical attention. His last volume of new poetry was A Hermit of Carmel...

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