(1837-1907) American Writer whose most famous work is <I>Stories of a Bad Boy</I>

T. B. Aldrich

(1837-1907) American Writer whose most famous work is Stories of a Bad Boy

Thomas Bailey Aldrich (11/11/1863 - 3/19/1907) was a poet, novelist, traveler, and editor, born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Thomas Bailey Aldrich (11/11/1863 - 3/19/1907) was a poet, novelist, traveler, and editor, born in Portsmouth,…

Washington Allston was a US painter poet and influential painter. He pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting.

Washington Allston

Washington Allston was a US painter poet and influential painter. He pioneered America's Romantic movement…

"Though Anacreon has been famous as the poet of wine and love, few geniune fragments of his songs have come down to us. Those which pass under his name belong to his Greek imitators in later times. Specimens are given here in relief after the prosing of historians and philosophers." &mdash; The Delphian Society, 1913

Anacreon

"Though Anacreon has been famous as the poet of wine and love, few geniune fragments of his songs have…

French lyrical poet.

Pierre Jean Beranger

French lyrical poet.

(1650-1729) An English physician and poet.

Sir Richard Blackmore

(1650-1729) An English physician and poet.

A French poet and critic. He was born November 1, 1636 and died March 13, 1711.

Boileau

A French poet and critic. He was born November 1, 1636 and died March 13, 1711.

William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 - June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post.

William C. Bryant

William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 - June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist,…

(1794-1878) America's first major poet that helped form the new Republican party and translated new editions of the Illiad and the Odyssey.

William Cullen Bryant

(1794-1878) America's first major poet that helped form the new Republican party and translated new…

"This famous poet and journalist was born in Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William Cullen Bryant

"This famous poet and journalist was born in Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts." —The…

An American poet and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post newspaper.

William Cullen Bryant

An American poet and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post newspaper.

Distinguished Italian painter, sculptor, architect, and poet.

Michael Angelo Buonarroti

Distinguished Italian painter, sculptor, architect, and poet.

Lord Byron, famous English poet

Lord George Gordon Byron

Lord Byron, famous English poet

"George Gordon, Lord Byron, was born in Holles Street, London." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Lord George Gordon Byron

"George Gordon, Lord Byron, was born in Holles Street, London." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Thomas Campbell (27 July 1777 &mdash; 15 June 1844) was a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. He was also one of the initiators of a plan to found what became the University of London.

Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell (27 July 1777 — 15 June 1844) was a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental…

A poet, famous for his works <em>Fax, Rifts in the Clouds,</em> and <em>Cover Them Over</em>.

Will Carleton

A poet, famous for his works Fax, Rifts in the Clouds, and Cover Them Over.

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Phebe Cary.

Alice Cary

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Phebe Cary.

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Alice Cary.

Phebe Cary

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Alice Cary.

(c. 1343-1400) English poet

Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1343-1400) English poet

English writer/poet, most famous for his "Cantebury Tales"

Geoffrey Chaucer

English writer/poet, most famous for his "Cantebury Tales"

Famous Italian poet

Alighieri Dante

Famous Italian poet

An illustration of a man being knighted on a battle field. Durante degli Alighieri (May/June c.1265 &ndash; September 14, 1321), commonly known as Dante Alighieri, was a Florentine poet of the Middle Ages. His central work, the Divina Commedia (originally called Commedia and later called Divina ("divine") by Boccaccio), is often considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

Portrait of Dante

An illustration of a man being knighted on a battle field. Durante degli Alighieri (May/June c.1265…

(1631-1700) Poet, playwright, satirist and the Poet Laureate

John Dryden

(1631-1700) Poet, playwright, satirist and the Poet Laureate

(1752-1817) Educator and poet that scorned the decline of values.

Timothy Dwight

(1752-1817) Educator and poet that scorned the decline of values.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 &ndash; April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement in the early 19th century.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet,…

A portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was an American Poet, essayist, and a leader of Transcendentalist movement in the 19 century.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was an American Poet, essayist, and a leader of Transcendentalist…

A famous writer.

Mary Ann Evans

A famous writer.

(1850-1895) American writer and poet that became a reporter and journalist. He wrote children's stories and poems such as Little Boy Blue.

Eugene Field

(1850-1895) American writer and poet that became a reporter and journalist. He wrote children's stories…

(1850-1895) American writer and humorist best known for his poems for children.

Eugene Field

(1850-1895) American writer and humorist best known for his poems for children.

A Middle High German poet. He has a great talent for music, and held many court positions in Prague.

Master Heinrich Frauenlob

A Middle High German poet. He has a great talent for music, and held many court positions in Prague.

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical theater, The Mikado.

Sir William Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist,…

(1844-1909) Writer and editor of Century magazine that wrote several studies of Abraham Lincoln.

William Watson Gilder

(1844-1909) Writer and editor of Century magazine that wrote several studies of Abraham Lincoln.

"(1749-1832), the greatest figure in German literature, a dramatist, lyric poet, novelist and philosopher." -Foster, 1921

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"(1749-1832), the greatest figure in German literature, a dramatist, lyric poet, novelist and philosopher."…

Writer, born in Ireland.

Oliver Goldsmith

Writer, born in Ireland.

An early English poet, and friend of Chaucer.

John Gower

An early English poet, and friend of Chaucer.

(1836-1902) Writer whose poems and short stories on western themes helped launch the local color movement.

Bret Harte

(1836-1902) Writer whose poems and short stories on western themes helped launch the local color movement.

(c. 850 B.C.) Ancient Greek poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey

Homer

(c. 850 B.C.) Ancient Greek poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey

An ancient greek epic poet, believed to have written The Illiad and The Odyssey.

Homer

An ancient greek epic poet, believed to have written The Illiad and The Odyssey.

Homer is traditionally held to be the author of the ancient Greek epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey, as well as of the Homeric Hymns. Today the hymns are considered to be later works but many still regard Homer as the author or compiler of the epics.

Bust of Homer

Homer is traditionally held to be the author of the ancient Greek epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey,…

Poet and humorist

Thomas Hood

Poet and humorist

An American abolitionist, social activist and poet.

Julia Ward Howe

An American abolitionist, social activist and poet.

French poet and novelist.

Victor Hugo

French poet and novelist.

A French poet, human rights activist, and exponent of the Romantic movement in France.

Victor Hugo

A French poet, human rights activist, and exponent of the Romantic movement in France.

John Keble (25 April 1792 &ndash; 29 March 1866) was an English churchman, one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement, and gave his name to Keble College, Oxford. He wrote 'The Christian Year', which appeared in 1827, and met with an almost unparalleled acceptance. In 1833 his famous sermon on "national apostasy" gave the first impulse to the Oxford Movement, also known as the Tractarian movement.

Reverend John Keble

John Keble (25 April 1792 – 29 March 1866) was an English churchman, one of the leaders of the…

Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 &ndash; January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur…

(1842-1881) American poet and critic

Sidney Lanier

(1842-1881) American poet and critic

Lesbia was the pseudonym of the lover to whom the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus (84-54BC) dedicates a number of poems.

Lesbia

Lesbia was the pseudonym of the lover to whom the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus (84-54BC) dedicates…

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 &ndash; March 24, 1882) was an American educator and poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.

Henry W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American educator and poet…

(1807-1882) American poet

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

(1807-1882) American poet

(1807-1882) American poet

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

(1807-1882) American poet

"The subject of this sketch was the most popular of American poets." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The subject of this sketch was the most popular of American poets." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…

(1819-1891) Poet

James Russel Lowell

(1819-1891) Poet

United States writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.

James Russell Lowell

United States writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.

James Russell Lowell (February 22, 1819 &ndash; August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat.

James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell (February 22, 1819 – August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic,…

"(1800-1859), an English historian, essayist and statesman, celebrated for the brilliance of his prose style." -Foster, 1921

Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay

"(1800-1859), an English historian, essayist and statesman, celebrated for the brilliance of his prose…

(1824-1905) Scotch poet, novelist, and preacher

George Macdonald

(1824-1905) Scotch poet, novelist, and preacher

The leader of the Cuban independence movement as well as an esteemed poet and writer.

Jose Marti

The leader of the Cuban independence movement as well as an esteemed poet and writer.

Miller's real name was Cincinnatus Heine, or Hiner Miller. He was a poet, lawyer, and judge.

Joaquin Miller

Miller's real name was Cincinnatus Heine, or Hiner Miller. He was a poet, lawyer, and judge.

(1608-1674) English poet

John Milton

(1608-1674) English poet

John Milton, famous English poet.

John Milton

John Milton, famous English poet.