George Edward Woodberry

George Edward Woodberry

George Edward Woodberry
1855 -1930

George Edward Woodberry Biography

George Edward Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American literary critic, poet, and professor. He was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, and attended Harvard University, where he studied under the guidance of the famous scholar and critic, Francis James Child.

After graduation, Woodberry pursued a career in writing and teaching. He held teaching positions at various universities, including Columbia University, where he became a professor of English literature. He also worked as a literary editor for several publications, including The Atlantic Monthly and The North American Review.

As a literary critic, Woodberry was known for his insightful analyses of the works of American and British writers, including William Shakespeare, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe. His writing was highly influential in the development of American literary criticism, and he is considered one of the most important critics of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Woodberry was also a poet and published several collections of his own poetry, including "Wild Eden" (1899) and "The Flight and Other Poems" (1914). His poetry was praised for its musicality and emotional depth.

Throughout his career, Woodberry was highly respected in the literary community and was awarded numerous honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1926. He died in New York City in 1930, leaving behind a legacy as a highly influential literary figure.

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George Edward Woodberry books

Heart of Man1899
Nathaniel Hawthorne1902
A History of Wood-Engraving1883