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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 374 374 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 63 63 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 53 53 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 27 27 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 10 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 8 8 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 8 8 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 7 7 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 7 7 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 6 6 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 9: the Western influence (search)
rrific and almost sublime, in the very heart of the continent, nay, far east of that,--for Kentucky itself is barely a quarter way across it. Consider that this was but little more than a century ago, and then think of that vast continent now settled, cultivated, organized, schooled, first divided into territories, then into states, counties, towns, villages, all filled with people who can read and write and look to the philanthropist for a public library. The superintendent of the census in 1890 announced officially that there was no longer any frontier line in the population map. The continent has been crossed, the first rough conquest of the wilderness has been accomplished. This is the region to which we are now to look for authors. All the great literary territories on the continent of Europe, Italy, Germany, France, Austro-Hungary, could be laid together in a small portion of it. The mere size of a country is not a criterion of its productiveness in art, but it is reasonable
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, A Glossary of Important Contributors to American Literature (search)
h the greatest difficulty persuaded to print three or four poems during her lifetime. Her Poems (1890) and Poems (1892) were edited by M. L. Todd and T. W. Higginson; and Letters of Emily Dickinson f the Sierras (1888) ; Cressy (1889) ; the Heritage of Dedlow Marsh (1889); A Waif of the Plains (1890); and a second series of Condensed novels (1902). He died at Red House, Camberley, in Surrey, Engtable (1860); The poet at the breakfast table (1873); the New Portfolio (1886); over the Teacups (1890), His novel Elsie Venner was published in 1861; The Guardian angel in 1868 ; and A Mortal Antipaht, with other stories (1888); The great War Syndicate (1889); The stories of the three Burglars (1890) ; and The Merry Chanter (1890). Died in Washington, D. C., April 20, 1902. Stowe, Harriet Eli1890). Died in Washington, D. C., April 20, 1902. Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth [Beecher]. Born in Litchfield, Conn., June 14, 1811. She was the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher, and in 1836 married Rev. Calvin E. Stowe, having been educated at Hartford, Conn., and at t
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
America, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. (B) E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck's Cyclopedia of American literature, 2 vols., Charles Scribner, 1855. E. C. Stedman and E. M. Hutchinson's Library of American literature, 11 vols., Webster & Co., 1887-90. E. C. Stedman's American Anthology, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1900. Ii. Special authorities and references Chapter 1: the Puritan writers (A) Campbell's Anne Bradstreet and her time, D. Lothrop & Co., 1891. B. Wendell's Cotton Maern writers series, Barber & Smith (Nashville), 1897. G. E. Woodberry's Poe, in American men of letters series, 1885. John Burroughs's Study of Walt Whitman, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1896. H. Ellis's The New spirit, Walter Scott (London), 1890. (B) W. G. Simms's Poems, 2 vols., Redfield (New York), 1853. W. G. Simms's Novels, 18 vols., Redfield (New York), 1884-1886. H. B. Timrod's Poems, 1860. P. H. Hayne's Poems, D. Lothrop & Co., 1882. Sidney Lanier's Poems, Charles