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Edgar Lee Masters, as photographed in 1915.

Edgar Lee Masters Biography

What did contemporary scholars think of Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950) during his lifetime? Here’s an interesting biography and analysis published in 1918, written by popular Yale professor William Lyon Phelps. Edgar Lee Masters was...

Spoon River Anthology Excerpts

Spoon River Anthology Excerpts

Meet the villagers of Spoon River in The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters, a collection of intertwined autobiographical epitaphs in poetry.