Lowell, James Russell (M)

b. 22 February 1819. d. 12 August 1891. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Author, editor, literary critic, diplomat, and abolitionist. Educated at Harvard University. Abandoned a brief legal career to become a writer, and began to publish prolifically in American magazines. Married the poet Maria White (Maria White Lowell) Lowell in 1844 and, following her death, married Frances Dunlap in 1857. Co-founded the magazine *Pioneer* with Robert Carter in 1843, editor of the *Atlantic Monthly* from 1857 to 1861, and was co-editor with Charles Eliot Norton of the *Northern American Review* from 1864 to 1868. Became professor of modern literature in Harvard in 1856. Poetry volumes include *A Year’s Life* (1841), *Poems* (1844), *Vision of Sir Launfal* (1848), *The Cathedral* (1870). Biographical information: *ANB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Changeling 1851-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9123
The Changeling 1885-06 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8207