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Fable for Critics Poe to Lowell

A Fable for Critics [Poe to Lowell] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: Edgar Allan Poe: a writer famous for his horror tales Washington Irving: … Continue reading

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Fable for Critics Whittier to Cooper

A Fable for Critics [Whittier to Cooper] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: John Greenleaf Whittier: learn more about this abolitionist poet Richard Henry Dana, … Continue reading

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Fable for Critics Introduction

A Fable for Critics [Introduction] by James Russell Lowell Phoebus, sitting one day in a laurel-tree’s shade, Was reminded of Daphne, of whom it was made, For the god being one day too warm in his wooing, She took to … Continue reading

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Fable for Critics Emerson to Bryant

A Fable for Critics [Emerson to Bryant] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: Ralph Waldo Emerson (learn more about this Transcendentalist writer) Thomas Carlyle (his … Continue reading

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A Fable for Critics by James Russell Lowell

A FABLE FOR CRITICS by James Russell Lowell James Russell Lowell’s “A Fable for Critics” is a funny introduction to many of the nineteenth-century poets and writers. Since the entire poem is very long, we have divided it up into … Continue reading

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