Edwin Percy Whipple

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United States, Author
March 8, 1819June, 16, 1886.

Edwin Percy Whipple was an American essayist and critic. He was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts in 1819. For a time, he was the main literary critic for Philadelphia-based Graham's Magazine. Later, in 1848, he became the Boston correspondent to The Literary World under Evert Augustus Duyckinck and George Long Duyckinck. Historian Perry Miller called Whipple "Boston's most popular critic".

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