Rufus Griswold

Standard Name: Griswold, Rufus


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Family and Intimate relationships Julia Ward Howe
At age sixteen, JWH 's mother, born Julia Rush Cutler , was sent to live at a boarding house in New York, not an uncommon living arrangement for young, unmarried women at the time.
Tharp, Louise Hall. Three Saints and a Sinner. Little, Brown and Co.
Literary responses Sarah Lewis
Poe 's complex involvement in SL 's writing career played a significant role in the development of her literary reputation. According to The Poe Log, around May 1849 she asked Poe to compose an...


9 October 1849: Rufus Griswold (later editor and publicist...

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9 October 1849

Rufus Griswold (later editor and publicist of Edgar Allan Poe ) published Poe's now-famous poemAnnabel Lee in the New York Daily Tribune in an obituary two days after the author's mysterious death.


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