ANN SOPHIA STEPHENS (WINTERBOTHAM)
\ˈan sˈɒfiə stˈiːvənz wˈɪntəbˌə͡ʊθəm], \ˈan sˈɒfiə stˈiːvənz wˈɪntəbˌəʊθəm], \ˈa_n s_ˈɒ_f_i__ə s_t_ˈiː_v_ə_n_z__ w_ˈɪ_n_t_ə_b_ˌəʊ_θ_ə_m]\
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An American novelist; born in Derby, Conn., 1813; died in Newport, R. I., Aug. 20, 1886. After 1837 she resided in New York, and was at different times engaged in editorial work. Most noted of her poems is "The Polish Boy", and of her novels "Fashion and Famine" (1854). Among her other publications are: "The Old Homestead" (1855; 2 vols., 1860); "Sibyl Chase" (1862); and "Ahmo's Plot" (1863).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- A German historian and poet; born in Neidenburg, East Prussia, Jan. 19, 1821; died at Munich, May 1, 1891. He studied severely Konigsberg home, wrote essays of deep scholarship; "Socialistic Elements Goethe's Wilhelm Meister"; tragedy, "The Death Tiberius", the ripest historical learning; "Corsica"; other most authoritative books travel description, based on close personal study. also "Euphorion", an epic, poems high repute. But his works, unsurpassed learning vivid realization spirit their times, are commanding monument genius. City Rome Middle Ages", "Lucretia Borgia", "Urban VIII"., Monuments Popes", "Athenais", need be named.