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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: George Henry Calvert (1805-1854)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

George Henry Calvert was born in Maryland. He received his education at Harvard and Göttingen, and later lived in Newport, Rhode Island. Known as a dramatist, travel writer and poet, Calvert wrote Scenes and Thoughts in Europe; Goethe: His Life and Works; Dante and His Latest Translators; St. Beuve, the Critic; Count Julian, a Tragedy; Three Score, and Other Poems; and a translation of Schiller's Don Carlos.


Works in the EAF Collection

A Volume from the Life of Herbert Barclay (1833) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)