White, Edward Lucas, 1866-1934

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Birth 1866-05-11
Death 1934-03-30

Biographical notes:

Edward Lucas White (1866-1934) was a classics teacher and author of historical romances, short stories and poetry.

Poor health, combined with financial problems, forced White to leave Hopkins before completing his degree. White then began his life-long career teaching classics in Baltimore secondary schools. He taught at the Friends School (1892-1895), the Boys' Latin School (1899-1915), the University School for Boys (1896-1899, 1916-1930), and McDonogh School (1933-1934). White's first love was writing poetry, but he found more time for his prose writing. He began publishing short stories in 1903, and his first historical romance "El Supremo" appeared in 1916. His other major works were "The Unwilling Vestal" (1918), "The Song of the Sirens and Other Stories" (1919), "Andivius Hedulio" (1921), "Helen" (1925), "Lukundoo and Other Stories" (1927), "Why Rome Fell" (1927), and "Matrimony" (1932). His one volume of poetry "Narrative Lyrics" was published in 1908.

From the description of Edward Lucas White papers, 1885-1934. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48380056

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Subjects:

  • Women authors, American
  • High school teachers--Archives
  • Short stories
  • Authors, American--20th century--Archives
  • Historical fiction
  • Authors as teachers
  • Poets, American--20th century--Archives
  • Classicists--Archives

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  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Poets, American--20th century

Places:

  • Japan (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Portugal (as recorded)