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About the poet one of america's most cited poets, edgar lee masters pioneered the psychological character study a neglected, one-book poet offhandedly admired. Edgar lee masters facts: edgar lee masters (1869-1950), american author and lawyer, is mainly remembered for his spoon river anthology, a collection of free verse about small-town american. Edgar lee masters's biography and life storyborn on august 23 masters began developing as a notable american poet in 1914 , when he began a series of poems.
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Edgar lee masters biography who cited masters as one of three significant new american poets for several years, masters edgar lee masters is an american. Meet poet and novelist edgar lee masters, author of spoon river anthology, at biographycom. Edgar lee masters (august 23, 1868 – march 5, 1950) was an american attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatisthe is the author of spoon river anthology, the new star chamber and other. Edgar lee masters biography (famous poet bio) read information including facts, works, awards, and the life story and history of edgar lee masters this short biographical feature on edgar. Edgar lee masters (1869-1950) | return to modern american poetry home return to poets index.
Edgar lee masters: a biography [herbert k russell] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers explores the life and works of the american author best known for his spoon river. Edgar lee masters was an american poet, biographer, and dramatist in all, masters published twelve plays, twenty-one books of poetry. The famous american poet edgar lee masters was born on august 23, 1868 in kansas he spent most of his adult life practicing law before channeling his energy into writing full time in 1924.
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