The directory «Plots»
Emma Lazarus was an American poet born in New York City.
She is best known for writing "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its final lines were engraved on a bronze plaque in the base of the Statue of Liberty in 1912. The sonnet was solicited by William Maxwell Evarts as a donation to an auction, conducted by the "Art Loan Fund... More...
Turks & Caicos, 1985, Words of Emma Lazarus