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May

Mary Mapes Dodge Poems

Publicado por Steven el 17 de May de 2015 a las 09:19 am

Born in 1831 in New York City, Mary Mapes Dodge was a children’s writer and occasional poet who is probably more well-known for her fictional work Hans Brinker than her small collection of verses. She was brought up in an educated family, her father a professor, chemist and inventor, and she was given a solid […]

17
May

Karle Wilson Baker Poems

Publicado por Steven el 17 de May de 2015 a las 08:38 am

Born in Arkansas in 1878, Karle Wilson Baker was a poet and writer who was most known for her poetry collections The Burning Bush and Old Coins and her novel Family Styles. Although she was brought up in Arkansas, she moved with her parents to Texas and fell in love with the state’s history and […]

17
May

Leon Gellert Poems

Publicado por Steven el 17 de May de 2015 a las 07:56 am

Born in 1892 in Adelaide, South Australia, Leon Gellert was a poet and writer who served in the disastrous Gallipoli campaign during the First World War before being wounded in battle. He was brought up by an indulgent mother and a Methodist father of Hungarian origins who did not believe in sparing the rod. Gellert […]

17
May

Mary Leapor Poems

Publicado por Steven el 17 de May de 2015 a las 06:28 am

Mary Leapor was born in Northamptonshire in 1722 and is noted for being one of the most acclaimed poets of the time who actually came from a working class background. Her achievement, particularly the publication of her most well-known work Poems Upon Several Occasions, is all the more remarkable in that she died at the […]

17
May

Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska Poems

Publicado por Steven el 17 de May de 2015 a las 05:55 am

Born in 1891 in Krakow, poet Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska spoke multiple languages and spent her life traveling from place to place in Europe, rising to prominence as a writer during the interval between the two world wars. From the beginning, she was born into a very artistic and bohemian family environment, brought up surrounded by a […]