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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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Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 2 0 Browse Search
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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.), Chapter 5: dialect writers (search)
ell's genius and to their indebtedness to him. It is noteworthy also that the first marble bust that the State of Mississippi has placed in her Hall of Fame is that of Irwin Russell. Russell's greatest poem is Christmas night in the quarters (1878). In its fidelity to the humble life that it seeks to portray, in the simplicity of its style, the genuineness of its feeling, the distinctness of its pictures, and the sympathy that inspires it, Christmas night belongs in the class with Burns's Cotter's Saturday night and Whittier's Snow-Bound. Burs, said Russell, is my idol. He seems to me the greatest man that God ever created, beside whom all other poets are utterly insignificant. This poem differs from the works hitherto considered in three important respects: the negro is the central character, the poem being written not to exploit him but to portray him; the dialect, both in its grammar and its rhetoric, is an improvement on everything that had preceded it; and the mingling of hu
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.), Index (search)
n. Conversations on some of the old poets, 246, 252 Conway, Moncure D., 267 Cooke, John Esten, 316 Cooke, R. P., 68 n. Cooke, Rose Terry, 364, 372, 373, 381, 382, 388, 401 Cooley, Thos. M., 76 Cooper, James Fenimore, 163, 167, 168, 316, 356, 381, 401 Cooper, Thomas, 181 Copeland, C. T., 388 Coplas de Manrique, 40 Copperhead, the, 286 Copperhead Convention, the, 286 Corn, 337, 343 Correspondence of the American Revolution, the, 117 Cortes, Hernando, 128, 129 Cotter's Saturday night, the, 50, 353 Cotton, John, 396 Cotton boll, the, 293, 309 Countryman, the, 348, 350 Courier (Louisville), 296 Courier and Enquirer, 183, 187, 193 Courtship of Miles Standish and other poems, the, 38 Cowper, 40, 238 Cox, Palmer, 408 Cox, William, 151 Cozzens, Frederick Swartout, 154 Crabbe, George, 50 Cranch, C. P., 166, 183 Crashaw, 343 Crayon sketches, 151 Crismus times is come, 330 Critic, the, 263 n. Crockett, David, Autobiograp