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Harriet Monroe
(1860-1936) born on
Dec 23
US editor, poet. She founded and edited "Poetry: A magazine of Verse," 1912-36 which championed modern, new verse, poetry.
         
   
F
[He] saw the light, and led the way
Where the gray world might greet the day.

R
Great ages of art come only when a widespread creative impulse meets an equally widespread impulse of sympathy . . .
A
. . . poetry, 'The Cinderella of the Arts.'
N
Surely the vogue of those twisted and contorted human figures must be as short as it is artificial.
K
The people must grant a hearing to the best poets they have else they will never have better.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Tribute to George Washington; "Washington," In "1,000 Quotable Poems," by Thomas Curtis Clark and Esther Gillespie, 1937.
R: In "Harriet Monroe," "Famous American Women," by Hope Stoddard, 1970.
A: In "Harriet Monroe," "Famous American Women," by Hope Stoddard, 1970.
N: On the work of Henri Matisse; in "Chicago Tribune," 1913.
K: In "Harriet Monroe," "Famous American Women," by Hope Stoddard, 1970.
   


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