Lowell, James Russell (M)

Surname: Lowell
Forename(s): James Russell
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