Edward Livermore Burlingame (born in Boston on 30 May 1848; died in New York City on 15 November 1922) was a United States writer and editor.
He entered Harvard, but left before graduation to accompany his father, Anson Burlingame, to China as his private secretary. He studied at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 1867-1869, taking the degree of Ph.D., and afterward studied at Berlin. He traveled extensively in Japan and China in 1866, and afterward in Europe.
He was on the editorial staff of the New York Tribune in 1871, and on that for the revision of the American Cyclopaedia in 1872-1876. He was a contributor to periodical literature, and associated in the preparation of several histories and other works. In 1879, he became connected editorially with the publishing house of Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, and in 1886 was appointed founding editor-in-chief of Scribner's Magazine, where he served until his resignation in 1914. After 1914, he was a general editorial adviser to Scribner's.
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About the Author
Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. She died in France at the age of 75.
Date of Birth:January 24, 1862
Date of Death:August 11, 1937
Place of Birth:New York, New York
Place of Death:Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Education:Educated privately in New York and Europe