James Russell Lowell's residence in Spain

  title={James Russell Lowell's residence in Spain},
  author={Lawrence Hadfield Klibbe},
James Russell Lowell's residence in Spain from 1877 until 1880 as the United States minister has been recognized as the most important link in the chain of his Hispanophile interests.* As early as 1851, Lowell had expressed a wish to visit Spain and later he had sought the diplomatic appointment to Madrid by remarking gently to the influential middleman in the affair, William Dean Howells, that "I should like to see a play of Calderon."' Some of Lowell's impressions of Spain have been mentioned… CONTINUE READING