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Fireside Poet

The Fireside poets (also called the "schoolroom" or "household" poets) were known for their scholarship, their political sensibilities, and the resilience of their lines and themes.

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William Cullen Bryant Fireside Poet
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807-1882 Fireside Poet
James Russell Lowell Fireside Poet
Mina Loy 1882-1966 Fireside Poet, Jazz Poetry, Modernism
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807-1892 Fireside Poet