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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.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 7: the corner stone laid (search)
may in some sense be true, and yet it is impossible to compare the two books without seeing that kind of assimilation which is only made more thorough by being unconscious. Longfellow, even thus early, brought out more picturesquely and vividly than Irving the charm exerted by the continent of Europe over the few Americans who were exploring it. What Irving did in this respect for England, Longfellow did for the continental nations. None of the first German students from America, Ticknor, Cogswell, Everett, or Bancroft, had been of imaginative temperament, and although their letters, as since printed, Harvard Graduates' Magazine, VI. 6. revealed Germany to America as the land of learning, it yet remained for Longfellow to portray all Europe from the point of view of the pilgrim. When he went to England in 1835, as we shall see, he carried with him for English publication the two volumes of one of the earliest literary tributes paid by the New World to the Old, Outre-Mer. It is a
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 8: appointment at Harvard and second visit to Europe (search)
wing letter, hitherto unpublished, gives us the view taken in the Longfellow house of another project, namely, that of his succeeding to the charge of the then famous Round Hill School at Northampton, about to be abandoned by its projector, Joseph G. Cogswell. The quiet judgment of the young wife thus sums it up in writing to her sister-in-law:— Sunday afternoon [February, 1834]. . . . Henry left us Friday noon in the mail for Boston, as George will tell you. I do not like the idea of his going to Northampton at all—although it would be a most beautiful place to reside in. Still I feel sure he would not like the care of a school, and such an extensive establishment as that is too. He heard that Mr. Cogswell was to leave them for Raleigh and wrote him—in answer to which he received a long letter, wishing him much to take the place, &c.; which determined him to go immediately to Northampton. He requires $1600 to be advanced, and it would be incurring a certain expense upon a gre<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
Rev. William E., 11, 164. Chantrey, Sir, Francis, 90. Charles River, 116, 118. Chasles, Prof., Philarete, 195; describes Longfellow, 196,197. Chaucer, Geoffrey, 249. Chelsea, Eng., 90. Chivers, Dr. Thomas H., 145; his Eonchs of Ruby, mentioned, 143; quoted, 144. Christian Examiner, the, 112,113 note. Christiana, 103. Christus, Longfellow begins, 236; appeared, 242. Civil War, the, 65. Clark, Mr., 221. Clemens, Samuel L., 198. Cleveland, Henry R., 139, 284. Cogswell, Joseph G., 71, 81, 82. Coleridge, Samuel T., 262, 291; his Ancient Mariner, mentioned, 149. Coleridge, Sara, 141. Colman, Samuel, Longfellow's letter to, 139, 140. Cologne, 8. Columbian Muse, the, a collection of poems, 23. Como, Lake of, 223. Concord, Mass., 133, 271. Condry, Capt., 102. Congress, U. S., 11, 13. Connecticut, 90. Conolly, Rev. H. L., 194,195. Constantinople, 3. Cooper, James F., 80, 133. Copenhagen, 93, 98, 100, 103, 105, 106. Corby Castle, 219. Co