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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.) 4 0 Browse Search
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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.), Book III (continued) (search)
e Central West. Some well-known examples of game-songs, most of them imported from the Old World, are Weevilly Wheat, Juniper tree, Skip to My Lou, The Needle's eye, Happy is the Miller, We're marching Round the Levy; some favourite game-songs of the Central West are Bounce a round, We'll all go down to Rowser's, Pig in the parlour. Beside traditional pieces and those of obscure origin, modern songs of all kinds have been utilized in play-party games: minstrel songs—as Old Dan Tucker, Angelina Baker, Jim along Jo, Buffalo Gals—and the popular street songs, Nelly Gray, Little Brown Jug, John Brown's body, Captain Jinks of the horse Marines. The modern pieces are likeliest to escape mutilation, at least so long as they retain currency as separate songs. Even hymns, scraps of glee club songs, and Mother Goose rhymes are sometimes utilized to form accompaniments to dances. New stanzas are welcomed, and local adaptations, irrelevant or facetious. Judging from recorded material, commu
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.), Index (search)
ican Whig Review, 301, 304, 308 Americans at home, 280 America's Place in History, 192 Amerikamude, 579 Amerikanisches Skizzebichelche, 583 Ames, Winthrop, 291, 589 Amherst College, 32, 210, 412, 413, 435, 479 Analecta Anglo-Saxonica, 479 Analysis of the human intellect, 233 Analysis of Latin subjunctive, 464 Andersen, Hans, 634 Andover Seminary, 207, 210, 215, 345 Andrew, Sidney, 352 Andrews, E. A., 461, 548 Andrews, E. B., 357, 443 Andrews, S. P., 437 Angelina Baker, 516 Anglin, Margaret, 279 Animal reports (Bureau of Ethnology), 150 An mein Vaterland, 581 Anmerkungen über Nordamerika, 577 Annals of Hempstead, 179 Anna Ruland, 582 Anspacher, Louis K., 294 Anthon, 548 Anthony, Susan B., 415 Antigone, 461 Anti-Imperialist, the, 363 Antin, Mary, 420 Antoniade ou la solitude avec Dieu, 596 Anton in Amerika, 582 Anzeiger des Westens, 578 Aphorismen und Agrionien, 581 Apologies (of Justin Martyr), 466 Appeal to common