Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Harriet Monroe
(1860-1936) born on
Dec 23
US "editor, poet". "She founded and edited "Poetry: A magazine of Verse," 1912-36 which championed modern, new verse, poetry."

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F
"[He] saw the light, and led the way
Where the gray world might greet the day."

R
Great ages of art come only when a widespread creative impulse meets an equally widespread impulse of sympathy . . .
A
". . . poetry, 'The Cinderella of the Arts.'"
N
Surely the vogue of those twisted and contorted human figures must be as short as it is artificial.
K
The people must grant a hearing to the best poets they have else they will never have better.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Tribute to George Washington; "Washington," In "1,000 Quotable Poems," by Thomas Curtis Clark and Esther Gillespie, 1937."
R: "In "Harriet Monroe," "Famous American Women," by Hope Stoddard, 1970."
A: "In "Harriet Monroe," "Famous American Women," by Hope Stoddard, 1970."
N: "On the work of Henri Matisse; in "Chicago Tribune," 1913."
K: "In "Harriet Monroe," "Famous American Women," by Hope Stoddard, 1970."


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