William Wilberforce Lord


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Sections:  Biography    Criticism    Bibliography


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(Born: October 28, 1819 - Died: 1907)

American clergyman and poet. Although his 1845 volume of Poems was derisively reviewed by Poe, it was praised by William Wordsworth. During the Civil War, he served as a chaplain in the Confederate army.

 


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  • 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)
  • 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, 4:25 (a brief mention as part of an entry on John Chase Lord)

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