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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
14818 Richard Bone Comments and analysis of Richard Bone by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
10608 Judson Stoddard Comments and analysis of Judson Stoddard by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
10274 Fiddler Jones Comments and analysis of Fiddler Jones by Edgar Lee Masters 59 Comments
9507 Andy the Night-Watch Comments and analysis of Andy the Night-Watch by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
7592 Rain In My Heart
6565 The Hill Comments and analysis of The Hill by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
6028 Trainor the Druggist Comments and analysis of Trainor the Druggist by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
5544 Doc Hill Comments and analysis of Doc Hill by Edgar Lee Masters 6 Comments
4692 Elsa Wertman Comments and analysis of Elsa Wertman by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
4309 Nellie Clark Comments and analysis of Nellie Clark by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
4216 Seth Compton Comments and analysis of Seth Compton by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
4153 Abel Melveny Comments and analysis of Abel Melveny by Edgar Lee Masters 15 Comments
4068 Margaret Fuller Slack
3767 Mrs. Charles Bliss Comments and analysis of Mrs. Charles Bliss by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3732 Alexander Throckmorton Comments and analysis of Alexander Throckmorton by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
3731 Mrs. George Reece Comments and analysis of Mrs. George Reece by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3603 Faith Matheny Comments and analysis of Faith Matheny by Edgar Lee Masters 4 Comments
3568 Lyman King Comments and analysis of Lyman King by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
3565 Many Soldiers Comments and analysis of Many Soldiers by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
3489 Hod Putt Comments and analysis of Hod Putt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3411 Fletcher McGee
3369 Hamilton Greene
3367 Conrad Siever Comments and analysis of Conrad Siever by Edgar Lee Masters 18 Comments
3352 Reuben Pantier Comments and analysis of Reuben Pantier by Edgar Lee Masters 52 Comments
3338 John Hancock Otis
3332 Elmer Karr
3295 William and Emily
3236 Amanda Barker
3233 Willard Fluke
3226 Amelia Garrick Comments and analysis of Amelia Garrick by Edgar Lee Masters 11 Comments
3210 The Unknown
3164 Mrs. Kessler Comments and analysis of Mrs. Kessler by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
3158 Cooney Potter Comments and analysis of Cooney Potter by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3151 Mrs. Sibley
3105 Walter Simmons Comments and analysis of Walter Simmons by Edgar Lee Masters 235 Comments
3053 Jonathan Houghton Comments and analysis of Jonathan Houghton by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3036 Deacon Taylor Comments and analysis of Deacon Taylor by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
3010 Sam Hookey
2996 Georgine Sand Miner Comments and analysis of Georgine Sand Miner by Edgar Lee Masters 18 Comments
2960 Ernest Hyde
2947 Knowlt Hoheimer
2904 Roscoe Purkapile
2900 Frank Drummer Comments and analysis of Frank Drummer by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2895 Jeremy Carlisle
2891 Francis Turner
2876 Elizabeth Childers
2873 Editor Whedon
2844 Flossie Cabanis Comments and analysis of Flossie Cabanis by Edgar Lee Masters 36 Comments
2825 Blind Jack
2798 Ollie McGee Comments and analysis of Ollie McGee by Edgar Lee Masters 10 Comments
2781 Chase Henry Comments and analysis of Chase Henry by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2754 Dorcas Gustine Comments and analysis of Dorcas Gustine by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
2711 Herbert Marshall
2697 Dippold the Optician Comments and analysis of Dippold the Optician by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2680 Indignation Jones Comments and analysis of Indignation Jones by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2667 Yee Bow Comments and analysis of Yee Bow by Edgar Lee Masters 5 Comments
2656 Hon. Henry Bennett
2652 Ace Shaw
2639 Zenas Witt Comments and analysis of Zenas Witt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2631 Tom Merritt Comments and analysis of Tom Merritt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2629 Lydia Humphrey
2583 A.D. Blood
2581 Wendell P. Bloyd
2578 Mabel Osborne
2531 Pauline Barrett
2523 Joseph Dixon
2522 Dr. Siegfried Iseman
2465 Carl Hamblin Comments and analysis of Carl Hamblin by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2424 Thomas Rhodes
2421 The Circuit Judge Comments and analysis of The Circuit Judge by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2416 Samuel Gardner Comments and analysis of Samuel Gardner by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2399 Lois Spears
2390 Charlie French
2363 Aner Clute
2362 Aaron Hatfield
2361 Daisy Fraser
2360 Sarah Brown Comments and analysis of Sarah Brown by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
2349 Jack McGuire
2346 Julia Miller
2339 The Village Atheist Comments and analysis of The Village Atheist by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2332 Felix Schmidt
2283 Captain Orlando Killion Comments and analysis of Captain Orlando Killion by Edgar Lee Masters 3 Comments
2279 Thomas Ross, Jr. Comments and analysis of Thomas Ross, Jr. by Edgar Lee Masters 225 Comments
2273 Hannah Armstrong
2220 Alfonso Churchill
2218 Robert Southey Burke
2195 Oscar Hummel
2181 Perry Zoll
2179 Willie Metcalf
2167 Ami Green
2164 John Ballard Comments and analysis of John Ballard by Edgar Lee Masters 9 Comments
2161 Roger Heston
2158 Harry Wilmans
2156 Caroline Branson
2136 Mrs. Williams Comments and analysis of Mrs. Williams by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2125 Peleg Poague
2121 Judge Somers
2119 Archibald Higbie
2115 William H. Herndon
2097 Oaks Tutt
2089 Godwin James
2087 Russian Sonia Comments and analysis of Russian Sonia by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2074 Penniwit, the Artist
2051 Anthony Findlay
2041 Plymouth Rock Joe
2035 Ida Chicken
2023 Louise Smith Comments and analysis of Louise Smith by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
2021 Nicholas Bindle
2008 Hortense Robbins Comments and analysis of Hortense Robbins by Edgar Lee Masters 13 Comments
2008 Mrs. Meyers Comments and analysis of Mrs. Meyers by Edgar Lee Masters 7 Comments
1991 Nancy Knapp
1989 Columbus Cheney Comments and analysis of Columbus Cheney by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1948 Father Malloy
1929 Rosie Roberts
1922 Edith Conant
1917 Rita Matlock Gruenberg
1912 Harold Arnett
1905 Silas Dement
1902 George Trimble
1896 Clarence Darrow
1883 Scholfield Huxley
1879 Lucius Atherton
1877 Barney Hainsfeather
1867 Henry Tripp
1866 Homer Clapp
1864 Russell Kincaid Comments and analysis of Russell Kincaid by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1858 Johnnie Sayre
1858 The Town Marshal
1853 Batterson Dobyns
1844 Henry Layton
1842 Harry Carey Goodhue Comments and analysis of Harry Carey Goodhue by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1826 Mrs. Merritt
1821 Rebecca Wasson
1816 Paul McNeely Comments and analysis of Paul McNeely by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1813 Tennessee Claflin Shope
1810 Shack Dye
1804 Franklin Jones
1804 Ida Frickey
1803 Albert Schirding
1785 Zilpha Marsh
1781 Sersmith the Dentist
1760 Lilian Stewart
1755 Hare Drummer
1751 Jacob Godbey Comments and analysis of Jacob Godbey by Edgar Lee Masters 13 Comments
1750 Roy Butler
1748 On a Bust
1746 Imanuel Ehrenhardt Comments and analysis of Imanuel Ehrenhardt by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1746 Wallace Ferguson
1745 Daniel M'Cumber
1729 William Goode
1719 Washington McNeely
1702 State's Attorney Fallas
1683 Robert Davidson Comments and analysis of Robert Davidson by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1682 Mrs. Benjamin Painter
1680 Percival Sharp
1676 The Spooniad
1673 O Glorious France
1670 Edmund Pollard
1658 Widow McFarlane
1657 Mickey M'Grew
1631 Granville Calhoun
1617 Le Roy Goldman
1605 Adam Weirauch
1598 Calvin Campbell
1597 Arlo Will Comments and analysis of Arlo Will by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1597 English Thornton
1589 Clarence Fawcett
1589 Schroeder the Fisherman
1588 Eugene Carman
1586 Kinsey Keene
1583 Amos Sibley
1577 Eugenia Todd
1574 Benjamin Painter
1571 Dow Kritt
1546 W. Lloyd Garrison Standard
1531 Enoch Dunlap
1531 Percy Bysshe Shelley
1527 Jeduthan Hawley Comments and analysis of Jeduthan Hawley by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1512 Willie Pennington
1501 Jacob Goodpasture
1497 Herman Altman
1488 Ezra Bartlett
1477 Jefferson Howard
1458 James Garber
1452 Theodore the Poet
1450 Webster Ford Comments and analysis of Webster Ford by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
1449 Harmon Whitney
1448 Thomas Trevelyan
1440 Epilogue
1434 Gustav Richter
1432 Josiah Tompkins
1400 Silence Comments and analysis of Silence by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
1396 Harlan Sewall
1395 Ralph Rhodes
1382 Ippolit Konovaloff
1363 Hildrup Tubbs
1361 Professor Newcomer
1357 William Jones
1351 Hiram Scates
1331 Magrady Graham
1302 Henry C. Calhoun
1291 Rutherford McDowell
1263 E.C. Culbertson
946 Serepta Mason Comments and analysis of Serepta Mason by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
873 Lucinda Matlock Comments and analysis of Lucinda Matlock by Edgar Lee Masters 323 Comments
844 Cassius Hueffer Comments and analysis of Cassius Hueffer by Edgar Lee Masters 8 Comments
670 Tom Beatty Comments and analysis of Tom Beatty by Edgar Lee Masters 7 Comments
669 George Gray Comments and analysis of George Gray by Edgar Lee Masters 375 Comments
630 Rev. Lemuel Wiley Comments and analysis of Rev. Lemuel Wiley by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
616 Griffy the Cooper Comments and analysis of Griffy the Cooper by Edgar Lee Masters 2 Comments
552 Dillard Sissman
549 Barry Holden
547 Alfred Moir
490 Minerva Jones
485 Marie Bateson Comments and analysis of Marie Bateson by Edgar Lee Masters 7 Comments
401 Searcy Foote
383 Butch Weldy
349 Mary McNeely
345 Isaiah Beethoven
314 Voltaire Johnson
312 Constance Hately
282 Elijah Browning
279 Mrs. Purkapile
272 Emily Sparks Comments and analysis of Emily Sparks by Edgar Lee Masters 248 Comments
259 Rev. Abner Peet
250 Hamlet Micure
227 Justice Arnett
219 John Wasson
210 John Cabanis
209 Jonathan Swift Somers
208 Henry Phipps Comments and analysis of Henry Phipps by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
181 Lydia Puckett
178 Robert Fulton Tanner
165 Doctor Meyers
157 Dora Williams
153 Benjamin Fraser
149 Jennie M'Grew
148 Petit, The Poet Comments and analysis of Petit, The Poet by Edgar Lee Masters 21 Comments
118 Isa Nutter
103 Jim Brown
96 Jonas Keene
95 Elliott Hawkins
64 Lambert Hutchins Comments and analysis of Lambert Hutchins by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
55 John M. Church
42 John Horace Burleson Comments and analysis of John Horace Burleson by Edgar Lee Masters 1 Comment
38 Julian Scott
37 Bert Kessler
36 J. Milton Miles
26 Charles Webster
25 Anne Rutledge Comments and analysis of Anne Rutledge by Edgar Lee Masters 264 Comments
23 Judge Selah Lively
20 Davis Matlock


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