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date: 21 September 2019

Lowell, Amylocked

(09 February 1874–12 May 1925)
  • Marcia B. Dinneen

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Lowell, Amy (09 February 1874–12 May 1925), poet, critic, and lecturer, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the daughter of Augustus Lowell and Katherine Bigelow Lawrence. Both sides of the family were New England aristocrats, wealthy and prominent members of society. Augustus Lowell was a businessman, civic leader, and horticulturalist, Katherine Lowell an accomplished musician and linguist. Although considered as “almost disreputable,” poets were part of the Lowell family, including ...

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