Born: April 26, 1868 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died: December 23, 1938 Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Herrick moved to Chicago in 1893 and was a Professor of English at the University of Chicago from 1893 to 1923. Biography: Robert Herrick moved to Chicago from Cambridge, Massachusetts to join the faculty of the University of Chicago English Department, where he remained for 30 years. Along with Henry Blake Fuller, Herrick was an important figure in the Chicago literary scene in the years just preceding the Chicago Renaissance. His Chicago novels include: The Gospel of Freedom (1898), The Web of Life (1900), The Common Lot (1904), Memoirs of An American Citizen (1905) and Chimes (1926), a negative account of the University of Chicago. Herrick is known for his Chicago novels of realism contrasting the upper and lower classes.
- -- Name engraved on the frieze of the Illinois State Library alongside other great Illinois literary figures, 1990
|An anatomy of literature
ISBN: 0155027107 OCLC: 357611
ISBN: 0781212812 OCLC: 948504992 Reprint Services Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : 1988.
ISBN: 1290334749 OCLC: 940837351 Hardpress Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.
ISBN: 0781212758 OCLC: 948504991 Reprint Services Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : 1988.
ISBN: 0217296971 OCLC: 933710823 Rarebooksclub Com, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.
|End of desire.
ISBN: 0781212839 OCLC: 948504993 Reprint Services Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : 1988.
|Gospel of freedom.
ISBN: 1177260174 OCLC: 944705545 Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.
|Memoirs of an American Citizen - The Original Classic Edition.
ISBN: 1299360882 OCLC: 842896216 Emereo Publishing, 2013.
|The Gambit book of love poems
ISBN: 0876450885 OCLC: 1627250 Gambit, Boston : 1975.
|The Web of Life
ISBN: 1406940313 OCLC: 9964468 Hard Press 1980
ISBN: 384243295X OCLC: 920890219 tredition Hamburg 2011
|Web of life, the.
ISBN: 1281811769 OCLC: 671772031 BiblioLife, 2006.