Reed, Henry

(1808-1854)
   Critic, was Prof. of English Literature in the Univ. of Pennsylvania. He d. in a shipwreck. He was a sympathetic and delicate critic, and was among the first of American men of letters to appreciate the genius of Wordsworth, of whose works he brought out an ed. in 1837. His lectures on English Literature, English History, and English Poets were pub.

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  • Reed, Henry — (1914 1986)    Born in Birmingham, the son of a master bricklayer, and educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Birmingham, he won the Temperley Latin prize and a scholarship to Birmingham University. He graduated with a first class degree… …   British and Irish poets

  • Reed (name) — Reed may be either a surname or given name.Reed as a surnameFamily name name = Reed image size = 50 caption = variations on red pronunciation = meaning = variant of Reid, which refers to reddish or ruddy facial complexion region = language =… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Reed (poet) — For other people named Henry Reed, see Henry Reed (disambiguation). Henry Reed (22 February 1914 8 December 1986) was a British poet, translator, radio dramatist and journalist. He was born in Birmingham and educated at King Edward VI School,… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Chapman Mercer — Infobox Artist name = Henry Chapman Mercer imagesize = caption = birthname = birthdate = June 24, 1856 birthplace = Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA deathdate = 1930 deathplace = Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA nationality = American field = Tile… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Reed (fictional character) — Henry Reed is the main character and narrator of a series of five children s novels by Keith Robertson. The first four novels were illustrated by Robert McCloskey. Four of the five novels share a similar premise: Henry, the son of an American… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Doktorski — III (born January 30, 1956) is one of America s premier concert accordionists. He has performed on accordion with cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, violinists Gil Shaham and Itzhak Perlman during concerts and recording sessions with the Pittsburgh… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Reed — can mean: * Henry Reed (1914 1986), British poet * Henry Reed (1806 1880), British merchant and philanthropist * Henry Reed, a fictional character in children s novels by Keith Robertson * Henry Reed (1884 1968), Appalachian fiddler and banjoist …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Armstrong Reed — (April 27, 1858 ndash; June 25, 1876) was the nephew of George Armstrong Custer. He was killed with several of his uncles at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Life Henry A. Reed was born in Monroe, Michigan, to David and Lydia Ann Reed. He was… …   Wikipedia

  • Reed & Barton — is a prominent silversmith manufacturer based in the city of Taunton, Massachusetts since 1824. It is internationally acclaimed for its fine quality products, notably sterling silver and silverplate. The company has produced many varieties of… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Reed Rathbone — Henry Rathbone Henry Reed Rathbone Henry Reed Rathbone (1er juillet 1837 – 14 août 1911) est un officier de l armée de l Union et un diplomate qui était présent lors de …   Wikipédia en Français

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