Biography of James Lane Allen


Allen, James Lane, author, born in Kentucky, 1849. Graduate of Transylvania University. Taught in higher English, Bethany, West Virginia, College; since 1886, given entire attention to literature. Author: "Flute and Violin," "The Blue Grass Region and Other Sketches of Kentucky," "John Gray, a Novel," "The Kentucky Cardinal," "Aftermath," "A Summer in Arcady," "The Choir Invisible," "The Reign of Law," "The Mettle of the Pasture," "The Bride of the Mistletoe," "The Doctor's Christmas Eve," "The Heroine in Bronze," "The Last Christmas Tree," "Sword of Youth," "The Cathedral Singer," "Kentucky Warbler," "Emblems of Fidelity."