Lanier, Sidney

   Miscellaneous writer, s. of a lawyer of Huguenot descent, was b. at Macon, Georgia. He had a varied career, having been successively soldier, shopman, teacher, lawyer, musician, and prof. His first literary venture was a novel, Tiger Lilies (1867). Thereafter he wrote mainly on literature, his works including The Science of English Verse (1881), The English Novel (1883), and Shakespeare and his Forerunners (1902); also some poems which have been greatly admired, including "Corn," "The Marshes of Glynn," and "The Song of the Chattahoochee"; ed. of Froissart, and the Welsh Mabinogion for children. He worked under the shadow of serious lung trouble, which eventually brought about his death.

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  • Lanier, Sidney — ▪ American poet born Feb. 3, 1842, Macon, Ga., U.S. died Sept. 7, 1881, Lynn, N.C.  American musician and poet whose verse often suggests the rhythms and thematic development of music.       Lanier was reared by devoutly religious parents in the… …   Universalium

  • Lanier,Sidney — La·nier (lə nîrʹ), Sidney. 1842 1881. American writer and musician noted for his melodic poems, including “The Marshes of Glynn” (1878). His novel Tiger Lilies (1867) is based on his experiences as a Confederate soldier. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Lanier High School (San Antonio, Texas) — Sidney Lanier High School is a local high school of the San Antonio Independent School District in the Westside of San Antonio, Texas. Sidney Lanier High School first opened in 1915 as McKinley Elementary School. In 1923, McKinley was renamed… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lanier — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bob Lanier (* 1948), US amerikanischer Basketballspieler Jaron Lanier (* 1960), US amerikanischer Autor und Unternehmer Jonas Lanier (* 1982), deutscher Eishockeyspieler Nicholas Lanier (1588–1666),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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