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|Hamilton Wright Mabie (18461916)|
|Mabie, Hamilton Wright. A distinguished American essayist, critic, and editor; born at Cold Spring, NY, Dec. 13, 1846; died at Summit, NJ, Dec. 31, 1916. He graduated from Williams College, practiced law for a time in New York City, and then entered journalism, becoming in 1879 associate editor of the Christian Union, now the Outlook. His books are: Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas (1882); My Study Fire (189094); Under the Trees and Elsewhere; Short Studies in Literature; Essays in Literary Interpretation; Essays on Nature and Culture; Essays on Books and Culture; William Shakespeare (1900); Backgrounds of Literature (1903); American Ideals (1913); Japan, To-day and To-morrow (1914). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).|