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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)
ic mind was predisposed to believe the worst. Although the formula was simple, the technique attained was in its way masterly. The writers were mostly persons of journalistic instincts and practical newspaper training who on giving evidence of unusual aptitude for this kind of writing were regularly employed on the staff of the magazine. Ida Tarbell, who had previously compiled a life of Napoleon and a popular life of Lincoln, prepared a hostile history of the Standard Oil Company. Ray Stannard Baker also wrote sensationally on economic questions, and attacked other corporations. Lincoln Steffens confined himself especially to political corruption. These flourished in McClure's from 1902 or earlier until 1906, when they associated themselves with the newly-established American magazine, and McClure's developed a new staff of workers according to the same models. In 1906 President Roosevelt in a famous address expressed his disapproval of this kind of writing, and applied to its
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)
, G. F.), 351, 363 Autobiography (La Follette), 365 Autobiography of a Quack, the, 90 Autocrat of the Breakfast table, the, 306 Autumn, 44 Autumn days, 116 Awkward age, the, 106 Ayscough, 481 Bab ballads, 26 Babbitt, Irving, 491 Bache, Alexander D., 408 Bachi, Pietro, 451 Backlog studies, 123 Bagehot, Walter, 181 Bahr, Hermann, 282 Bailey, J. M., 21, 27 Bain, Alexander, 230, 251 Baird, H. M., 180 Baker, Elizabeth, 293 Baker, G. P., 290, 294 Baker, Ray Stannard, 317 Bakewell, 247 n. Baldwin, Evelyn B., 169 Baldwin, J. M., 243 n., 257-8, 265 Baldwin, L., 431 Ballad of Babie Bell and other poems, the, 35 Ballad of lager Bier, the, 45 Ballads (Child, 1857), 484 Ballou, Adin, 437 Ballou, M. M., 166 Baltimore American, the, 515 Balzac, 87, 98 Bancroft, George, 171, 173, 183, 190, 451, 452 Bancroft, H. H., 141, 195-6 Bandelier, A. F., 144, 625 Bangs, Edward, 493 Bangs, J. K., 310 Banker's daughter, the, 27