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George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)

Woodberry, George Edward. An American poet and miscellaneous writer; born at Beverly, MA, May 12, 1855; died in 1930. He was professor of English literature in Nebraska State University 1877–78 and 1880–82; in Columbia College, 1903. Besides numerous articles in magazines and reviews, he wrote: ‘Life of Edgar Allan Poe’ (1897, 1902); ‘Life of Hawthorne’ (1902); ‘Life of Emerson’ (1907). He published also an edition of Shelley (1894), and one of Poe (1895), with E. C. Stedman. Volumes of poems are: ‘The North Shore Watch’ (1883); ‘Wild Eden’ (1899); ‘Ideal Passion’ (1917); and of essays: ‘Heart of Man’ (1899); ‘The Torch’ (1903); ‘Great Writers’ (1907). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).