James Russell Lowell

The Biglow Papers

originally published:
Cambridge : George Nichols
November 1848

The title page of the first edition, as illustrated in the Grolier Club's 1902 publication One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature.


  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1848)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 2/22/1819
died: 8/12/1891
born as: James Russell Lowell

American poet, critic, essayist, editor, and diplomat whose major significance probably lies in the interest in literature he helped develop in the United States. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature