Henry Timrod

Henry Timrod

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Timrod (December 8, 1828 - October 7, 1867) was an American poet, often called the poet laureate of the Confederacy. Timrod was born in Charleston, South Carolina to a family of German descent-the family's original surname was "Dimroth." His father was an officer in the Seminole Wars and a poet himself. Timrod studied at the University of Georgia, but, forced by illness to end his formal studies, returned to Charleston. He took a position with a lawyer and planned to begin a law practice. From 1848 to 1853 he submitted a number of poems to the Southern Literary Messenger, under the pen name Aglaus, where he attracted some attention for his abilities. Encouraged, he left the field of law for writing and tutoring.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135923226
  • 9786135923223