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The Life Travels and Literary Career of Bayard Taylor (Hardcover)

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1881. The biography of Bayard Taylor, Poet and travel writer who produced popular chronicles of his journeys at home and abroad, as well as novels and collections of poetry. After he went to the Middle East, India, China, and Japan he published three volumes that mark his zenith as a travel writer, including The Lands of the Saracen; or, Pictures of Palestine, Asia Minor, Sicily, and Spain. His contemporaries found these fascinating, but their popularity did not last. His romantic verse in Ximena, or the Battle of the Sierra Morena, and other Poems secured him a long-standing assignment as correspondent for the New York Tribune. Perhaps the best of his poetry is in Poems of the Orient and in his verse drama Prince Deukalion. His most ambitious work was his metrical translation into English of Goethe's Faust, which earned him an appointment as U.S. minister to Germany in 1878. He died in Berlin.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548015308
SKU 205822067
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548015309
Release Date 10/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0368
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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