The New Student's Reference Work/Stedman, Edmund Clarence
Sted′man, Edmund Clarence, an American poet was born at Hartford, Conn., Oct. 8, 1833. He studied at Yale, and began his literary career as a journalist, acting as correspondent for The New York World during the Civil War. He also contributed to magazines. His first volume of poetry, published in 1860, was rapidly succeeded by others. Victorian Poets, which has gone through several editions, appeared in 1875, and Poets of America in 1885. With Ellen M. Hutchinson he edited The Library of American Literature, and he also brought out a Household Edition of his poems. Other works edited by him include A Victorian Anthology, An American Anthology, Poe's Works, Landor's Poems and Aldrich's Poems. He died on Jan. 18, 1908.