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William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878)


Hudson River School (PowerPoint; best seen with Internet Explorer)

Frank Gado's excellent and extensive biographical sketch and portrait at poetryfoundation.org New
Photograph of Bryant from the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery
Information and questions from the Heath Anthology site.
The William Cullen Bryant Homestead site includes a picture of Bryant's house.
Bibliography and study questions from Paul Reuben's PAL site.


Kindred Spirits, a picture of William Cullen Bryant and Thomas Cole by Asher B. Durand (1849). Original at the New York Public Library. Image courtesy of  Sandra Hildreth's NEH-supported Hudson River Paintings site (site no longer available).

Works Available Online

Poems in HTML format from bartleby.com
Poems (1840) at Project Gutenberg
Poems. Searchable database of the entire 1840 edition at the University of Michigan. 

Selected poems from this collection available from the link above, including the following:

See all selections from the Michigan MOA project on Bryant.

Comments to D. Campbell