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Sidney Lanier

Author, Editor

(1842 - 1881)

Sidney Lanier

Sidney Clopton Lanier was born in Macon, Georgia. He was a lawyer, musician (flautist), poet, composer, author and academic. He contracted tuberculosis while in a Union prisoner of war camp, leading to his early death.



Bibliography

The Boy’s King Arthur (1917)

A retelling of the Arthurian romances taken from Sir Thomas Malory. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Sidney Lanier
Illustrator(s): N. C. Wyeth

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The Boy’s Mabinogion (1881)

A collection of twelve traditional Welsh tales mainly concerning the Matter of Britain. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Alfred Fredericks

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The Boy’s Percy (1882)

A collection of ancient English ballads assembled by Bishop Thomas Percy and first published in 1765. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): E. B. Bensell

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