George Bush


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George Bush

George Bush

(Born: June 12, 1796 - Died: September 19, 1859)

American clergyman and author. Beginning in 1831, he was a professor of Hebrew and Oriental Literature at the University of New York.

 

  • Notice from “The Literati”
    • George Bush” (“The Literati of New York City” - No. I) — May 1846 — Godey’s Lady’s Book   (reprinted in the June 1846 issue)
    • George Bush”  — 1848 — Literary America
    • George Bush” (“The Literati”) — 1850 — WORKS

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  • Duyckinck, E. A. and G. L., “George Bush,” Cyclopedia of American Literature, New York: Charles Scribner, 1856, 2:226
  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Reece, James B., Poe and the New York Literati: A Study of the “Literati” Sketches and of Poe’s Relations with the NewYork Writers, unpublished doctoral dissertation, Duke University, 1954.
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.
  • Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds., Appleton’s Cyclopedia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889, 1:474.

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