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Robert Herrick

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

Robert Herrick on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

An anatomy of literature
ISBN: 0155027107 OCLC: 357611

ISBN: 0781212812 OCLC: 948504992

Reprint Services Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : 1988.

  Clark's field.
ISBN: 1290334749 OCLC: 940837351

Hardpress Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

  Clarks field.
ISBN: 0781212758 OCLC: 948504991

Reprint Services Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : 1988.

  Common lot.
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.