Henry Cuyler Bunner
Henry Cuyler Bunner
|Born||August 3, 1855|
Oswego, New York, United states of America
|Died||May 11, 1896 (aged 40)|
Nutley, New Jersey, U.S.
|Notable works||Zenobia's Infidelity|
The Tower of Babel
Henry Cuyler Bunner (August 3, 1855 – May 11, 1896) was an American novelist, journalist and poet. He is known mainly for Tower of Babel.
Bunner's works have been praised by librarians for its "technical dexterity, playfulness and smoothness of finish".
Henry Cuyler Bunner was born at August 3,1855 in Oswego, New York to Rudolph Bunner Jr. (1813–1875) and Ruth Keating Tuckerman (1821–1896) and was educated in New York City. His paternal grandparents were Rudolph Bunner (1779–1837) and Elizabeth Church (1783–1867), the daughter of John Barker Church (1748–1818) and Angelica Schuyler (1756–1814). Among his works "Airs from Arcady and Elsewhere," published in 1884 and including one of his best known poems, "The Way to Arcady"; "Rowen" (1892), and "Poems" (1896), edited by his friend Brander Matthews and displaying a light play of imagination and a delicate workmanship. He also wrote clever vers de société and parodies. One of his several plays (usually written in collaboration) was The Tower of Babel (1883).
- Rudolph Bunner (1887–1888), who died young
- Ruth Tuckerman Bunner (1890–1946), who married Harold Edwin Dimock (1884–1967) in 1917, brother of Edith Dimock (1876–1955), the artist.
- Philip Schuyler Bunner (1892–1892), who died young
- Laurence H. Bunner (1894–1974)
Bunner died on May 11, 1896, in Nutley, New Jersey.
- Treasure Trove: A Collection of ICSE Poems and Short Stories. New Delhi: Evergreen Publications (INDIA) Ltd. 2020. p. 7. ISBN 9789350637005.
- Bunner, Henry Cuyler. Airs From Arcady and Elsewhere. Wentworth Press. ISBN 1103763946.
- Henry Cuyler Bunning
- Fourth Estate: A Weekly Newspaper for Publishers, Advertisers, Advertising and Allied Interests. Fourth Estate Publishing Company. November 10, 1917. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
- Works by Henry Cuyler Bunner at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Henry Cuyler Bunner at Internet Archive
- Works by Henry Cuyler Bunner at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
- Some H. C. Bunner stories, including 'What Mrs. Fortescue Did' and 'Zenobia's Infidelity' are read in Mister Ron's Basement Podcast, now indexed for your convenience.
- The Best American Humorous Short Stories by H. C. Bunner et al. Project Gutenberg eBook
- H. C. Bunner at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database