Lizette Woodworth Reese

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1856 – 1935

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Who was Lizette Woodworth Reese?

Lizette Woodworth Reese was an American poet.

Born in the Waverly section of Baltimore, Maryland, she was a school teacher from 1873 to 1918. During the 1920s, she became a prominent literary figure, receiving critical praise and recognition, in particular from H. L. Mencken, himself from Baltimore. She has been cited as an influence on younger women poets and has been compared to Emily Dickinson.

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Born
Jan 9, 1856
Waverly
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Maryland
Died
Dec 17, 1935

Submitted
on July 23, 2013