Henry Theodore Tuckerman
|Henry Theodore Tuckerman|
Henry Theodore Tuckerman (April 20, 1813 – December 17, 1871) was an American writer, essayist and critic.
Tuckerman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a sympathetic and delicate critic, with a graceful style. He wrote extensively both in prose and verse. He travelled much in Italy, which influenced his choice of subjects in his earlier writings. These include The Italian Sketch-book (1835); Isabel, or Sicily: A Pilgrimage (1839); two volumes of verse, Poems (1851) and A Sheaf of Verse (1864); Thoughts on the Poets (1864); The Criterion, or the Test of Talk About Familiar Things (1866); The Book of the Artists (1867); Leaves from the Diary of a Dreamer, etc. He was prominent in the literary life of New York City after 1845.
Articles that Tuckerman wrote for The Knickerbocker magazine include: "Love in a Lazzaret" (1838), a vignette from his travels in Italy, "New York Artists" (1856), "Something About Wine" (1858), "Newport Out of Season" (1858), "Italia Libera" (1861), "Paris and Life There" (1861), "Obituary of John W. Francis, M.D., LL.D." (1861).
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Cousin, John William (1910). " Tuckerman, Henry Theodore". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource
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- "Tuckerman, Henry Theodore". The New Student's Reference Work. 1914.
- "Tuckerman, Henry Theodore". New International Encyclopedia. 1905.
- "Tuckerman, Joseph". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1900.
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