Josephine Preston Peabody

Josephine Preston PeabodyJosephine Preston Peabody
American Poet and Dramatist
1890 – 1922 A.D.

Josephine Preston Peabody, an American poet and dramatist, born in New York, educated at Radcliffe College. After being an instructor in English at Wellesley from 1901 to 1903, shew as married in 1906 to Prof. L.S. Marks of Harvard University.

In 1909 she won the Stratford-on-Avon prize with her beautiful poetic play The Piper, produced in England in 1910, and at the New Theatre, New York, in 1911.

Her writing has the qualities of delicate beauty and refinement with a deep poetic feeling. Among her books are: Fortunate and Men’s Eyes, Marlow, a Drama, The Singing Man, The Wolf of Gubbio, a Drama (1913), New Poems (1915)


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.

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