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Richard Grant White (1822–1885)

White, Richard Grant. An American journalist, critic and Shakespearean scholar; born in New York City, May 22, 1822; died there, April 8, 1885. His journalistic work was in connection with the New York Courier and Enquirer (1851–58), and World (1860–61); and the London Spectator (1863–67), for which he wrote ‘Yankee Letters.’ Among his published books are: ‘Biographical and Critical Hand-Book of Christian Art’ (1853); ‘Shakespeare’s Scholar’ (1854); ‘National Hymns: A Lyrical and National Study for the Times’ (1861); ‘Memoirs of the Life of William Shakespeare, with an Essay towards the Expression of his Genius,’ etc. (1865); ‘Poetry of the Civil War’ (1866); ‘Words and their Uses’ (1870); ‘England Without and Within’ (1881); ‘The Riverside Shakespeare,’ with biography, introductions, and notes (1883, 3 vols.); an annotated edition of Shakespeare (1857–65, 12 vols.). He published one novel, ‘The Fate of Mansfield Humphreys’ (1884). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).