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Edgar Lee Masters, as photographed in 1915.

Spoon River Anthology Excerpts

Meet the villagers of Spoon River in The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters, a collection of intertwined autobiographical epitaphs in poetry.

Memoir as post-modern biography

Seth Compton by Edgar Lee Masters

Seth Compton by Edgar Lee Masters from Spoon River Anthology (New York: Macmillan Co, 1916) WHEN I died, the circulating library Which I built up for Spoon River, And managed for the good of...