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Lewis Gaylord Clark












(Born: March 5, 1808 - Died: November 3, 1873)

American editor and humorist. Editor of The Knickerbocker. He was a prominent member of the literati Poe so utterly dispised. They returned his view with harsh criticism that hampered his career.


Lewis Gaylord Clark















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Bibliography:
  • Duyckinck, E. A. and G. L., "Willis Gaylord Clark -- Lewis Gaylord Clark," Cyclopedia of American Literature, New York: Charles Scribner, 1856, 2:534-536
  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Reece, James B., Poe and the New York Literati: A Study of the "Literati" Sketches and of Poe's Relations with the NewYork Writers, unpublished doctoral dissertation, Duke University, 1954.
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.
  • Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds., Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889, 1:629-630 (the entry gives Clark's birthdate as 1810)







 
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