William Vaughn Moody (1869 - 1910 / United States)
William Vaughn Moody was born July 8, 1869, 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. (1893) and M.A. (1894), and became co-editor of Harvard Monthly. From 1894-95 he held the position of assistant in the English Department to Louis E. Gates. In 1895, Moody relocated to The University of Chicago as an instructor, a position that he held until 1903, when he was promoted to an assistant professorship. He left the University in 1907 to concentrate on his poetry.
During this time at the University, Moody published an untitled volume of poetry, as well as two poetic ... more »
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- A Grey Day
- An Ode in Time of Hesitation
- Faded pictures
- Gloucester Moods
- On a Soldier Fallen in the Philippines
- The Bracelet of Grass
- The Daguerreotype
- The Golden Journey
- The Quarry
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