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Full Name: Henry Cuyler Bunner
(1855-1896) Poet, short story writer, editor of comic weekly. Henry Cuyler Bunner was born on West Seneca Street in Oswego, New York. He was educated in New York City. After a brief attempt at office work there, he joined the staff of a short-lived weekly, the "Arcadian." He soon transferred to the staff of "Puck," the earliest American comic weekly, becoming assistant editor in 1877 and editor in chief soon after. While he held this position for the rest of his life, often writing half of the magazine, he contributed short stories regularly to "Scribners," "Harpers," and "Century." He excelled in writing vers de societÉ and parodies, adapting the former from the delicate French verse forms of the 15th century and, in the latter, parodying such artists as Alexander Pope and Walt Whitman. Mr. Bunner's short stories were among the first to take their themes from the melting pot metropolis of New York City.
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1855 Oswego County
Henry Cuyler Bunner was born in Oswego, New York, in 1855. 
1896 (Unknown) County
Henry Bunner died in 1896 in Nutley, New Jersey. 
1886 (Unknown) County
The Midge
(Pub: Scribners ISBN: )
1887 (Unknown) County
The Story Of A New York House
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York ISBN: )
1891 (Unknown) County
Short Sixes: Stories to Be Read While the Candle Burns
(Pub: Keppler & Schwarzmann ISBN: 1111665915 / 978-1111665913)
Collection of short stories. 
1891 (Unknown) County
Zadoc Pine and Other Stories
(Pub: Charles Scribner ISBN: )
Collection of short stories. 
1893 (Unknown) County
Made In France: French Tales Retold With A United States Twist
(Pub: Keppler & Schwarzmann ISBN: )
Short stories. 
1896 (Unknown) County
Love In Old Clothes and Other Stories
Collection of short stories. 
1896 (Unknown) County
The Poems Of H. C. Bunner
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 
1883 (Unknown) County
A Woman of Honor
1884 (Unknown) County
Airs from Arcady and Elsewhere
(Pub: C. Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
1884 (Unknown) County
In Partnership
1894 (Unknown) County
More Short Sixes
(Pub: Keppler & Schwarzmann ISBN: )
Collection of short stories. 
? New York County
Mr. Bunner was educated in New York City. 

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