John Wilson Poems

 

John Wilson FRSE, also known as John Wilson of Elleray, was a Scottish writer, academic, literary critic and advocate.  He made many contributions to a periodical called Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine using the pseudonym Christopher North.  During the final two decades of his using the pseudonym Christopher North.  During the final two decades of his life he served as professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University. He was ...

Jónas Hallgrímsson Poems

 

Jónas Hallgrímsson, is one of the most well-known and respected Icelandic poets. He is considered to be one of the founding fathers of romanticism in Iceland. His poetry was heavily influenced by the iconic Icelandic scenery and he is accredited with introducing a number of foreign meters, including pentameters to Icelandic poetry. He was also an author and a naturalist, as well ...

John Van Alstyne Weaver Poems

 

John Van Alstyne Weaver was an American screenwriter, novelist and poet at the beginning of the 21st century. A poet of the Carl Sandburg and Ring Lardner school, Weaver wrote his poetry about the average person on the street, using the dialect and vernacular of the working man. H.L Mencken, whose interest he attracted, with his work, believed that he was the ...

James Oppenheim Poems

 

James Oppenheim was the founder and chief editor of an important literary magazine of the early 20th century; The Seven Arts. However, he was perhaps best known as an American poet and novelist, with over 14 published novels and several collections of poetry. He also contributed many short stories, articles and even poems to a number of important American publications during his ...

James Ryder Randall Poems

 

Named after Father James A. Ryder S.J, the 20th President of Georgetown University, James Ryder Randall was a 19th century poet. He was also an American newspaper editor and correspondent as well as doing short stint as a teacher. He is best remembered for Maryland, My Maryland; the poem he wrote which eventually became the war hymn for the Confederacy. Born in Baltimore, ...