William Cullen Bryant: his home.
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Published by The Trustees of Public Reservations in Boston .
Written in English


  • Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS1184 .W3
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6274400M
LC Control Number32013110

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Bryant, William Cullen, William Cullen Bryant. New York, International Publishers [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Cullen Bryant. William Cullen Bryant (Edited By) William Cullen Bryant II, a collateral descendant, earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He taught at his alma mater and at the University of Iowa, Fordham University, and the City University of New York. He widely traveled as a naval officer, teacher, and educational advisor. He lived in Garrison, NY. Poet and editor William Cullen Bryant stood among the most celebrated figures in the frieze of 19th-century America. The fame he won as a poet while in his youth remained with him as he entered his 80s; only Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Ralph Waldo Emerson were his rivals in popularity over the course of his life. “Thanatopsis,” if not the best-known American poem abroad before the mid.   William Cullen Bryant, poet of nature, best remembered for “Thanatopsis,” and editor for 50 years of the New York Evening Post. A descendant of early Puritan immigrants, Bryant at 16 entered the sophomore class of Williams College. Because of finances and in .

Who We Are. THE FRIENDS OF CEDARMERE, Inc. Dedicated to preserving the legacy of William Cullen Bryant () and his beloved estate, are a volunteer, non-profit organization which aims to promote, encourage and actively assist in the preservation, restoration and maintenance of CEDARMERE's historic gardens, the main house, and outbuildings. At his death in William Cullen Bryant had been, for fifty-one years, the chief editor and a principal owner of the New York Evening Post. The paper had been started in by lawyer William Coleman in association with the Federalist political Alexander Hamilton. In , Coleman hired Bryant as a reporter. Although Coleman may have engaged his services because of his growing distinction. The boyhood home of one of America’s foremost 19th-century poets, the William Cullen Bryant Homestead is a National Historic Landmark. William Cullen Bryant, born November 3, , astonished the literary world with the publication of his first major poem at age WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT. i. There are patriotic people who maintain that America is the predestined home of poetry. They point to litiK: Greece, with her rocky cliffs and bosky vales, her purple hills and encircling isles, and ask triumphantly if Greece was not the natural habitat of liberty and beauty.

Bryant was born on November 3, , in a log cabin near Cummington, Massachusetts; the home of his birth is today marked with a plaque. He was the second son of Peter Bryant (b. Aug. 12, , d. Mar. 20, ), a doctor and later a state legislator, and Sarah Snell (b. Dec. 4, , 6, ). William Cullen Bryant (–) was America's earliest national poet. His immediate followers—Longfellow, Poe, and Whitman—unquestionably began their distinguished careers in imitation of his . William Cullen Bryant was born near Cummington, Massachusetts, on November 3, He was the second son of doctor and state legislator Peter Bryant and his wife Sarah Snell, whose ancestors were passengers on the Mayflower.. At thirteen, Bryant wrote “The Embargo,” a satirical poem calling for the resignation of President Thomas Jefferson. Thanatopsis, poem by William Cullen Bryant, published in the North American Review in and then revised for the author’s Poems (). The poem, written when Bryant was his best-known work. In its musings on a magnificent, omnipresent Nature, “Thanatopsis,” whose Greek title means “view.