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Edgar Lee Masters (1868–1950)

American poet, novelist and biographer Edgar Lee Masters was born in Garnet, KS, in 1868. His father was an attorney and local politician. The family later moved to Petersburg, IL, before settling in Lewiston, IL (the setting for Masters' successful "Spoon River" books). After leaving college he worked in his father's law office for a while, then ... See full bio »

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Known For

Spoon River
Spoon River Writer
(1969)
Tom Merritt
Tom Merritt Writer
(1999)
Voices of Spoon River
(2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (5 credits)
 2016 Voices of Spoon River (TV Mini-Series)
 2012 Spoon River (Short) (writer)
 1999 Tom Merritt (Short) (poetry collection "Spoon River Anthology")
 1969 Spoon River (TV Movie) (poetry collection "Spoon River Anthology")
 1966 Spoon River -antologia (TV Movie) (poetry collection "Spoon River Anthology")
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Other Works:

Biography (of Ralph Waldo Emerson): "The Living Thoughts of Emerson" (ed.). See more »

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