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“City Visions" by Emma Lazarus

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May 20, 2017

City Visions

Emma Lazarus

About This Poem


"City Visions" was published in The Poems of Emma Lazarus (Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888).


Emma Lazarus was born in New York City in 1849. Her books of poetry include Admetus and Other Poems (Hurd and Houghton, 1871) and The Poems of Emma Lazarus (Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1888). She died in 1887.


Engraving by T. Johnson, 1872. Courtesy of The New York Historical Society.


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The Poems of Emma Lazarus

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