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Selected Poetry of Sidney Lanier (1842-1881)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. From the Flats
  2. The Marshes of Glynn

Biographical information

Given name: Sidney
Family name: Lanier
Birth date: 3 February 1842
Death date: 7 September 1881
Nationality: American
Family relations
          father: Robert Sampson
          mother: Mary Jane Anderson
          wife: Mary Day
Education: Oglethorpe College: 1857 to 1860
Occupations
          Soldier
          Lawyer
          Lecturer
          Man of Letters
          novelist
          Poet
          Critic
Residences
          Lynn, North Carolina
          Macon, Georgia
Illness: Tuberculosis
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Buried at: Greenmount Cemetary, Baltimore