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Henry Theodore Tuckerman

Born: Apr 20, 1813

Death: Dec 17, 1871

Birthplace: Boston

Nationality: United States

Henry Theodore Tuckerman

Date of Birth : Apr 20, 1813
Date of Death : Dec 17, 1871
Birth Place : Boston

Henry Theodore Tuckerman was an American writer, essayist and critic. Tuckerman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a sympathetic and delicate critic, with a graceful style. He wrote extensively both in prose and verse. He travelled much in Italy, which influenced his choice of subjects in his earlier writings. These include The Italian Sketch-book; Isabel, or Sicily: A Pilgrimage; two volumes of verse, Poems and A Sheaf of Verse; Thoughts on the Poets; The Criterion, or the Test of Talk About Familiar Things; The Book of the Artists; Leaves from the Diary of a Dreamer, etc. He was prominent in the literary life of New York City after 1845. Articles that Tuckerman wrote for The Knickerbocker magazine include: "Love in a Lazzaret", a vignette from his travels in Italy, "New York Artists", "Something About Wine", "Newport Out of Season", "Italia Libera", "Paris and Life There", "Obituary of John W. Francis, M.D., LL.D.".

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