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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: William Ware (1797-1852)

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William Ware was born in Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard in 1816. Ware became a Unitarian clergyman in New York City and later the Boston area. In 1836 he published the first of his Letters from Palmyra in the Knickerbocker Magazine. The volume of that title (later reprinted as Zenobia) appeared in 1837, followed by a sequel, Probus (later reprinted as Aurelian), in 1838. In 1841 he published Julian, or Scenes in Judea.


Works in the EAF Collection

Julian; or, Scenes in Judea (1841) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Letters of Lucius M. Piso, from Palmyra, to His Friend Marcus Curtius at Rome (1837) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Probus; or, Rome in the Third Century (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (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)