James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Biography: James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets who rivaled the popularity of British poets. These poets usually used conventional forms and meters in their poetry, making them suitable for families entertaining at their fireside.

Source/Notes: The Works of James Russell Lowell: Illus. with Steel Portraits and Photogravures (1890 edition)

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