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Will Carleton

(1845—1912)


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(1845–1912), author of the sentimental Farm Ballads (1873), containing his best-known poem, Over the Hill to the Poor House. Other collections include Farm Legends (1875) and City Ballads (1885). Some of his verse was used by Edward Albee to convey a sense of banality in Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (1968).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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