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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Washington Allston (1779-1843)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Washington Allston, an artist and lecturer on art as well as a poet, was a native of South Carolina and a noted conversationalist. He lived for a time in London, where he studied at the Royal Academy, and in Rome, where he knew Coleridge. Works include The Sylphs of the Seasons and other Poems (1813) and Monaldi (written ca. 1821, published anonymously 1841).

Works in the EAF Collection

Monaldi: A Tale (1841) (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)