hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 3 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 3 results in 1 document section:

Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 1: travellers and observers, 1763-1846 (search)
Chapter 1: travellers and observers, 1763-1846 Lane Cooper, Ph.D., Professor of English in Cornell University. The background of the travellers. nature and the natural man. the Routes of the travellers. the varieties of their aims. their common interests. Jonathan Carver. William Bartram. St. Jean de Crevecoeur. notes on the state of Virginia. the Lewis and Clark expedition. the literary wars between England and America. the answers of Cooper and Irving. the influence of Cooper and Irving. the influence of the travellers. the travellers and Wordsworth The literature of travel, fresh, varied, and cosmopolitan, doubtless owes its principal charm to its effect upon the sense of wonder, and hence in the last analysis is to be understood in its bearing upon imagination and poetic art; but its relation to history and geography is not superficial. Accordingly, we may first recall such dates and events as will suggest in outline the expanding region in which the second great division of American trav