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Lizette Woodworth Reese

Born: Jan 9, 1856

Death: Dec 17, 1935

Birthplace: Waverly

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Lizette Woodworth Reese

Date of Birth : Jan 9, 1856
Date of Death : Dec 17, 1935
Birth Place : Waverly

Lizette Woodworth Reese was an American poet. Born in the Waverly section of Baltimore, Maryland, she was a school teacher from 1873 to 1918. During the 1920s, she became a prominent literary figure, receiving critical praise and recognition, in particular from H. L. Mencken, himself from Baltimore. She has been cited as an influence on younger women poets and has been compared to Emily Dickinson.

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  • Writer
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