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Biography of Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters (1868 - 1950)

Edgar Lee Masters (1868 -1950) was a United States American poet, biographer and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain : A Portrait, Lincoln, The Man, Illinois Poems.


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252 Poems written by Edgar Lee Masters

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Page ViewsPoemComments
14238 Richard Bone Comments and analysis of Richard Bone by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
10415 Judson Stoddard Comments and analysis of Judson Stoddard by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
9765 Fiddler Jones Comments and analysis of Fiddler Jones by Edgar Lee Masters 52 Comments
9147 Andy the Night-Watch Comments and analysis of Andy the Night-Watch by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
7253 Rain In My Heart
6252 The Hill Comments and analysis of The Hill by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
5583 Trainor the Druggist Comments and analysis of Trainor the Druggist by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
5149 Doc Hill Comments and analysis of Doc Hill by Edgar Lee Masters 6 Comments
4915 Petit, The Poet Comments and analysis of Petit, The Poet by Edgar Lee Masters 11 Comments
4371 Elsa Wertman Comments and analysis of Elsa Wertman by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
3969 Nellie Clark Comments and analysis of Nellie Clark by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3895 Seth Compton Comments and analysis of Seth Compton by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3809 Margaret Fuller Slack
3747 Abel Melveny Comments and analysis of Abel Melveny by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
3467 Mrs. Charles Bliss Comments and analysis of Mrs. Charles Bliss by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3413 Mrs. George Reece Comments and analysis of Mrs. George Reece by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3376 Many Soldiers Comments and analysis of Many Soldiers by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
3339 Robert Fulton Tanner
3302 Lyman King Comments and analysis of Lyman King by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
3298 Hod Putt Comments and analysis of Hod Putt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3294 Alexander Throckmorton Comments and analysis of Alexander Throckmorton by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
3221 Faith Matheny Comments and analysis of Faith Matheny by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
3122 Elmer Karr
3120 Fletcher McGee
3106 John Hancock Otis
3087 Reuben Pantier Comments and analysis of Reuben Pantier by Edgar Lee Masters 48 Comments
3069 William and Emily
3046 Conrad Siever Comments and analysis of Conrad Siever by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
3032 Hamilton Greene
3028 Willard Fluke
3013 Amanda Barker
2979 The Unknown
2949 Mrs. Sibley
2930 Cooney Potter Comments and analysis of Cooney Potter by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2917 Anne Rutledge Comments and analysis of Anne Rutledge by Edgar Lee Masters 249 Comments
2902 Mrs. Kessler Comments and analysis of Mrs. Kessler by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
2814 Walter Simmons Comments and analysis of Walter Simmons by Edgar Lee Masters 228 Comments
2742 Amelia Garrick Comments and analysis of Amelia Garrick by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
2742 Jonathan Houghton Comments and analysis of Jonathan Houghton by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2738 Sam Hookey
2728 Roscoe Purkapile
2721 Doctor Meyers
2717 Georgine Sand Miner Comments and analysis of Georgine Sand Miner by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
2711 Jeremy Carlisle
2687 Ernest Hyde
2672 Knowlt Hoheimer
2648 Flossie Cabanis Comments and analysis of Flossie Cabanis by Edgar Lee Masters 33 Comments
2643 Deacon Taylor Comments and analysis of Deacon Taylor by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2612 Francis Turner
2594 Elizabeth Childers
2563 Chase Henry Comments and analysis of Chase Henry by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2554 Editor Whedon
2543 Blind Jack
2477 Herbert Marshall
2472 Ollie McGee Comments and analysis of Ollie McGee by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
2471 Frank Drummer Comments and analysis of Frank Drummer by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2441 Yee Bow Comments and analysis of Yee Bow by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
2408 Hon. Henry Bennett
2396 Zenas Witt Comments and analysis of Zenas Witt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2392 Dorcas Gustine Comments and analysis of Dorcas Gustine by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
2385 Indignation Jones Comments and analysis of Indignation Jones by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2380 Wendell P. Bloyd
2377 Benjamin Fraser
2375 Lydia Humphrey
2367 A.D. Blood
2328 Pauline Barrett
2327 Dippold the Optician Comments and analysis of Dippold the Optician by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2312 Mabel Osborne
2299 Tom Merritt Comments and analysis of Tom Merritt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2247 Ace Shaw
2234 Dr. Siegfried Iseman
2216 Dora Williams
2194 Thomas Rhodes
2190 Samuel Gardner Comments and analysis of Samuel Gardner by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2181 Jack McGuire
2172 Joseph Dixon
2159 Aner Clute
2155 Judge Selah Lively
2141 Julia Miller
2132 The Circuit Judge Comments and analysis of The Circuit Judge by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2128 Sarah Brown Comments and analysis of Sarah Brown by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2119 Lydia Puckett
2119 The Village Atheist Comments and analysis of The Village Atheist by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2118 Daisy Fraser
2116 Lois Spears
2103 Aaron Hatfield
2099 Hannah Armstrong
2096 Felix Schmidt
2094 Carl Hamblin Comments and analysis of Carl Hamblin by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2060 Captain Orlando Killion Comments and analysis of Captain Orlando Killion by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2045 Thomas Ross, Jr. Comments and analysis of Thomas Ross, Jr. by Edgar Lee Masters 223 Comments
2037 Charlie French
2004 Roger Heston
2001 Willie Metcalf
1995 Perry Zoll
1983 Robert Southey Burke
1980 Davis Matlock
1976 Oscar Hummel
1952 John Ballard Comments and analysis of John Ballard by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
1937 Mrs. Williams Comments and analysis of Mrs. Williams by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1934 Harry Wilmans
1934 Peleg Poague
1929 J. Milton Miles
1927 Ami Green
1923 William H. Herndon
1918 Bert Kessler
1913 Penniwit, the Artist
1894 Archibald Higbie
1892 Alfonso Churchill
1885 Isa Nutter
1884 Jonas Keene
1873 Oaks Tutt
1868 Russian Sonia Comments and analysis of Russian Sonia by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1862 Judge Somers
1857 Ida Chicken
1851 John Horace Burleson Comments and analysis of John Horace Burleson by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1850 Godwin James
1836 Plymouth Rock Joe
1835 Julian Scott
1833 Hortense Robbins Comments and analysis of Hortense Robbins by Edgar Lee Masters 12 Comments
1815 Nicholas Bindle
1814 Anthony Findlay
1808 Nancy Knapp
1803 Mrs. Meyers Comments and analysis of Mrs. Meyers by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
1768 Louise Smith Comments and analysis of Louise Smith by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1759 Columbus Cheney Comments and analysis of Columbus Cheney by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1752 John M. Church
1744 Father Malloy
1732 Rosie Roberts
1703 Clarence Darrow
1699 Johnnie Sayre
1693 Harold Arnett
1693 The Town Marshal
1686 Russell Kincaid Comments and analysis of Russell Kincaid by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1685 Mrs. Merritt
1683 George Trimble
1681 Batterson Dobyns
1672 Rita Matlock Gruenberg
1666 Shack Dye
1665 Caroline Branson
1659 Scholfield Huxley
1654 Edith Conant
1652 Lucius Atherton
1649 Silas Dement
1646 Tennessee Claflin Shope
1642 Harry Carey Goodhue Comments and analysis of Harry Carey Goodhue by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1641 Albert Schirding
1638 Homer Clapp
1634 Barney Hainsfeather
1634 Sersmith the Dentist
1631 Lambert Hutchins Comments and analysis of Lambert Hutchins by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1625 Henry Layton
1622 Henry Tripp
1617 Franklin Jones
1585 Roy Butler
1580 Hare Drummer
1574 Ida Frickey
1572 Washington McNeely
1570 Paul McNeely Comments and analysis of Paul McNeely by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1565 On a Bust
1564 Rebecca Wasson
1563 The Spooniad
1558 State's Attorney Fallas
1542 Daniel M'Cumber
1529 Imanuel Ehrenhardt Comments and analysis of Imanuel Ehrenhardt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1512 Widow McFarlane
1509 Lilian Stewart
1508 Percival Sharp
1506 Robert Davidson Comments and analysis of Robert Davidson by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1503 Wallace Ferguson
1498 Charles Webster
1488 Elliott Hawkins
1482 O Glorious France
1481 Edmund Pollard
1477 Granville Calhoun
1475 Zilpha Marsh
1468 Clarence Fawcett
1450 English Thornton
1442 Mickey M'Grew
1441 Jacob Godbey Comments and analysis of Jacob Godbey by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
1441 Schroeder the Fisherman
1438 Mrs. Benjamin Painter
1437 Eugene Carman
1429 Amos Sibley
1429 Eugenia Todd
1417 William Goode
1410 Arlo Will Comments and analysis of Arlo Will by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1408 Adam Weirauch
1398 Benjamin Painter
1386 Kinsey Keene
1382 Willie Pennington
1372 W. Lloyd Garrison Standard
1364 Jeduthan Hawley Comments and analysis of Jeduthan Hawley by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1359 Jacob Goodpasture
1358 Ezra Bartlett
1353 Dow Kritt
1353 Calvin Campbell
1351 Enoch Dunlap
1344 Percy Bysshe Shelley
1334 Herman Altman
1332 George Gray Comments and analysis of George Gray by Edgar Lee Masters 333 Comments
1326 Jefferson Howard
1310 Epilogue
1308 Harmon Whitney
1305 Le Roy Goldman
1297 Gustav Richter
1286 Webster Ford Comments and analysis of Webster Ford by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1279 James Garber
1277 Theodore the Poet
1262 Josiah Tompkins
1253 Ralph Rhodes
1252 Harlan Sewall
1243 Thomas Trevelyan
1236 William Jones
1219 Hildrup Tubbs
1215 Hiram Scates
1209 Ippolit Konovaloff
1205 Professor Newcomer
1182 Henry C. Calhoun
1136 E.C. Culbertson
1136 Magrady Graham
1135 Rutherford McDowell
714 Silence Comments and analysis of Silence by Edgar Lee Masters 7 Comments
554 Lucinda Matlock Comments and analysis of Lucinda Matlock by Edgar Lee Masters 303 Comments
522 Cassius Hueffer Comments and analysis of Cassius Hueffer by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
522 Serepta Mason
399 Tom Beatty Comments and analysis of Tom Beatty by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
335 Griffy the Cooper Comments and analysis of Griffy the Cooper by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
320 Barry Holden
311 Rev. Lemuel Wiley Comments and analysis of Rev. Lemuel Wiley by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
300 Alfred Moir
294 Minerva Jones
287 Dillard Sissman
254 Searcy Foote
182 Isaiah Beethoven
89 Marie Bateson Comments and analysis of Marie Bateson by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
88 Mary McNeely
77 Constance Hately
50 Voltaire Johnson
47 Butch Weldy
41 Elijah Browning
36 Rev. Abner Peet
34 Emily Sparks Comments and analysis of Emily Sparks by Edgar Lee Masters 243 Comments
29 Jim Brown
29 Justice Arnett
29 Mrs. Purkapile
28 John Cabanis
28 John Wasson
27 Hamlet Micure
27 Henry Phipps
26 Jonathan Swift Somers
24 Jennie M'Grew


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