Adelaide Crapsey

Adelaide Crapsey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Adelaide Crapsey (September 9, 1878 - October 8, 1914) was an American poet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was raised in Rochester, New York, daughter of Episcopal priest Algernon Sidney Crapsey, who had been transferred from New York City to Rochester, and Adelaide T. Crapsey. She attended public school in Rochester, and then Kemper Hall, an Episcopal girls' preparatory school in Kenosha, Wisconsin, before entering Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where she was class poet for three years and editor-in-chief of the Vassarion in 1901, the year she graduated. That same year her sister Emily died, and Adelaide delayed starting her teaching career for a year. In 1902 she took a position at Kemper Hall, where she taught until 1904. She then spent a year at the School of Classical Studies at the American Academy in Rome and taught for two years at Smith College in Northhampton, Massachusetts.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135875507
  • 9786135875508