William Vaughn Moody and the movement for poetic drama in America
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Published in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English


  • Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910.,
  • American drama -- 20th Century -- History and criticism.

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Statementby Mary Louise Dilworth ...
LC ClassificationsPS351 .D55
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL185461M
LC Control Numbera 43003185

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Poet and playwright William Vaughn Moody "bridges the gap between traditional forms of the nineteenth century and experimental designs of the twentieth century," explained Dictionary of Literary Biography contributor Laura M. Zaidman. Moody spent his childhood in New Albany, Indiana, where he exhibited the potential for high achievement even at a young age. William Vaughn Moody, –, American poet and dramatist, b. Spencer, Ind., grad. Harvard, After writing several verse dramas, Moody achieved wide success with the prose play The Great Divide (produced as A Sabine Woman, ).The Faith Healer (), however, also written in prose, was less popular. Both his poetry and his plays are noted for their lyricism and philosophical idealism. William Vaughn Moody was born on July 8, , in Spenser, Indiana, and his family moved in to New Albany. He obtained his B.A. () and M.A. () at Harvard University, where he became co-editor of the Harvard Monthly, and joined its English Department in the academic year as assistant to Louis E. lectured at the University of Chicago in and stayed there.   William Vaughn Moody, American poet and playwright whose mystical and dignified work was considered a sign of unfulfilled promise upon his early death. After he graduated from Harvard University (), Moody was an instructor of English at Harvard and .

William Vaughn Moody was working on another poetic drama, The Death of Eve, when he died in Colorado Springs, CO, on Octo This text is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Unported License ← William Topaz McGonagall; William Warner →. William Vaughn Moody (Full name William Vaughn Stoy Moody) American poet and dramatist. Moody was a well-known American poet and dramatist at . William Vaughn Moody was an American dramatist and poet. Author of The Great Divide, first presented under the title of The Sabine Woman at the Garrick Theatre in Chicago on Ap Moody's poetic dramas included The Masque of Judgment (), The Fire Bringer (), and The Death of Eve (left undone at his death). William Vaughn Moody. New York: Twayne, , p. Critical survey attempting to “describe, interpret, and evaluate the whole body of William Vaughn Moody's published work in poetry and the.

William Vaughn Moody was born July 8, , in Spenser, Indiana. His parents died when he was young, and he worked his way through prep school and Harvard University, where he recieved both his B.A. () and M.A. (), and became co-editor of Harvard Monthly. From he held the position of assistant in the English Department to Louis E. Gates. William Vaughn Moody a poet on the eve of the American poetic renaissance by Hyman Lichtenstein (Book) Some critical attitudes toward poetry in America as reflected in the development of the reputation of William Vaughn Moody as a poet: by Wallace Ludwig Anderson (). William Vaughn Moody [], American poet, play write and teacher, studied painting at the Pritchett Institute of Design in , and did college preparatory work in classics at the Riverview Academy in before entering Harvard in He graduated second in his class in American drama American poetry Verse drama, American Poetry Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moody, W. V. Poems and plays. Boston, Houghton Mifflin [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Vaughn Moody; John .