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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Harriet Monroe  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1860 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 1936 in Arequipa, Peru


-- Harriet Monroe on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=harriet+monroe


Illinois Connection

Monroe was born in Chicago and was a member of the Eagle's Nest Art Colony in Ogle County, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Harriet Monroe was an influential poet, editor, and publisher. In 1912, she founded "Poetry: A Magazine of Verse". This journal published and promoted many subsequently famous writers and poets incuding Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Carl Sandburg. She was also a member of the Eagle's Nest Art Colony in Ogle County, Illinois. Upon her death, she bequethed her literary legacy to the University of Chicago and these are installed in a special room at Wieboldt Hall, the modern languages building at the university.


Awards


-- Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, 2011.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Dance of the seasons.
ISBN: 1407720996. OCLC Number: 940810870

Hardpress Publishing,. .

DIFFERENCE, AND OTHER POEMS :
ISBN: 0243394640. OCLC Number: 986839916

FORGOTTEN Books,. .

JOHN WELLBORN ROOT :
ISBN: 133423647X. OCLC Number: 980675788

FORGOTTEN Books,. .

PASSING SHOW :
ISBN: 1331701341. OCLC Number: 978668677

FORGOTTEN Books,. .

Poets & their art
ISBN: 0848684699. OCLC Number: 23922218

[publisher not identified]. .