About James Russell Lowell

Works Online

(On) Democracy
Abraham Lincoln
Poems Of James Russell Lowell


1819 James was born in Cambridge, Mass

1838 Educated at Harvard (B.A.)

1843 he started a literary magazine, the Pioneer, which failed after two issues.

1844 Lowell married Maria White

1848 A Fable for Critics

1848 The Vision of Sir Launfal

1848 The Bigelow Papers 1st series expressed opposition to the Mexican War

1855 Lowell became professor of modern languages at Harvard

1857 Lowell served as first editor of the Atlantic Monthly until 1861

1864 served as first editor of the North American Review until 1872

1864 Fireside Travels

01/01/1867 The Bigelow Papers 2nd series supported the cause of the North in the Civil War.

1870 Among My Books first series

1871 My Study Windows

1876 Among My Books second series

1877 he was appointed minister to London until 1885

1887 Democracy and Other Addresses

08/12/1891 Died




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