A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Hoffman, Charles Fenno
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Hoffman, Charles Fenno
Hoffman, Charles Fenno (1806-1884). -- Poet, etc., b. in New York, s. of a lawyer, was bred to the same profession, but early deserted it for literature. He wrote a successful novel, Greyslaer, and much verse, some of which displayed more lyrical power than any which had preceded it in America.