Author:Rufus Wilmot Griswold

Rufus Wilmot Griswold

American anthologist, editor and critic; had a substantial feud with Edgar Allan Poe that continued after Poe's death

Rufus Wilmot Griswold


Poetry collectionsEdit

  • The Cypress Wreath: A Book of Consolation (1844)
  • Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads (1844) (transcription project)

Individual poemsEdit


Collections as editorEdit

  • Biographical Annual (1841)
  • The Poets and Poetry of America (1842, first of several editions)
  • Gems from American Female Poets (1842)
  • Readings in American Poetry for the Use of Schools (1843)
  • Curiosities of American Literature (1844)
  • The Poets and Poetry of England in the Nineteenth Century (1844)
  • The Prose Works of John Milton (1845)
  • The Poets and Poetry of England (1845)
  • Poetry of the Sentiments (1846)
  • Scenes in the Life of the Savior (1846)
  • Prose Writers of America (1847)
  • Female Poets of America (1848)
  • The Sacred Poets of England and America (1848)
  • Gift Leaves of American Poetry (1849)
  • Poetry of the Flowers (1850)
  • The Gift of Affection (1853)
  • Gift of Flowers, or Love's Wreath (1853)
  • Gift of Love (1853)
  • Gift of Sentiment (1854)

Works about GriswoldEdit


Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.