EVERT AUGUSTUS DUYCKINCK
\ˈɛvət ˈɔːɡʌstəs dˈa͡ɪkɪŋk], \ˈɛvət ˈɔːɡʌstəs dˈaɪkɪŋk], \ˈɛ_v_ə_t ˈɔː_ɡ_ʌ_s_t_ə_s d_ˈaɪ_k_ɪ_ŋ_k]\
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An American author; born in New York city, Nov. 23, 1816; died there, Aug. 13, 1878. Graduating from Columbia College, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837, and went to Europe for a year, after which he devoted himself to literature, in which he was fertile and successful. In 1847 he edited the Literary World. In 1854, with his brother George, he prepared the "Cyclopaedia of American Literature" (2 vols., 1855; enlarged eds. 1865 and 1875). He was a voluminous and successful writer, and added much to the literature of his times. His last work was the preparation, with William Cullen Bryant, of an edition of Shakespeare.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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