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maturity of James Whitcomb Riley

fortune"s way with the poet in the prime of life and after

by Marcus Dickey

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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

  • Edition Notes

    Plates printed on both sides.

    Statementby Marcus Dickey, with illustrations painted under the poet"s direction, by Will Vawter, and reproductions of photographs, manuscripts and rare documents.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2706 .D4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination427 p.
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6648307M
    LC Control Number22020551
    OCLC/WorldCa784895

    Above all, James Whitcomb Riley was a poet; he did, however, try his hand (apparently with little success) at other literary forms. His second book, The Boss Girl, a Christmas Story, and Other. number of years. From to he was a platform manager for James Whitcomb Riley and Secretary from to Following the death of James Whitcomb Riley, Dickey was commissioned to write a biography--The Youth of James Whitcomb Riley (); The Maturity of James Whitcomb Riley () and The Life of James Whitcomb Riley (2 vols ed File Size: KB.

    Few lives have left so vivid an impression upon a native environment as that of James Whitcomb Riley, the Hoosier Poet. His folksy, down-home rhymes are still enormously popular in his native state and beyond. This publication brings back into print the complete Riley repertoire of more than 1, poems, including such all-time favorites as "Little Orphant Annie" (far and away the best-loved 4/5(3). In this way, Vawter was uniquely positioned to interpret Riley’s work. Thus, the Riley-Vawter pairing, initiated by the Indianapolis Journal, was the beginning of a long creative partnership. James Whitcomb Riley, Child-Rhymes, Bobbs-Merrill Company, edition accessed Indiana State Library, edition accessed Hathi Trust. The Riley Years.

    James Whitcomb Riley was born on October 7, (some sources erroneously list the year as ), in the village of Greenfield in Hancock County, Indiana. The James Whitcomb Riley was one of many regional services the New York Central provided between its larger cities. This particular train served the Chicago - Cincinnati market via Indianapolis running over the famed "Big Four Route" (officially known as the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis).


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