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Richard Garnett (1835–1906)

Garnett, Richard. An English librarian, editor, and poet; born in Lichfield, England, Feb. 27, 1835; died on April 13, 1906. He was Keeper of Printed Books in the British Museum; editor of the works of Shelley, De Quincey, Peacock, Drayton, and others; and author of biographies of Carlyle, Emerson, and Milton in the ‘Great Writers’ series. Besides contributions to periodicals and encyclopædias, he published: ‘To Egypt, and Other Poems’ (1859); ‘Poems from the German’ (1862); ‘The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales’ (1889); ‘Iphigenia in Delphi, a Dramatic Poem’; ‘A History of Italian Literature.’