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James Fenimore Cooper Resources

James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) Cooper is considered the first fully American novelist – someone who achieved literary success writing about American issues, characters, and settings. He was influenced in his writing by the adventure novels of Sir Walter Scott and succeeded … Continue reading

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James Russell Lowell Bio 1911 EB

James Russell Lowell Biography Family history and childhood Early work and romance Literature, reform, and family life The Biglow Papers Family tragedies Teaching and traveling The Atlantic Monthly Work abroad End of life Overview of writings and influence Resources Family … Continue reading

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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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