Lucy Larcom


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(1824–93), Massachusetts Abolitionist and author of simple poetry about nature and children, whose homely sincerity was pleasing to her generation. Her autobiographical A New England Girlhood (1889) gives a vivid picture of life in the Lowell mills and homes.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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