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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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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 7: books for children (search)
in Hood (1883) is capital romance. In nonsense books, the imitators of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear were many in the last years of the century; but the best of them, Charles Carryl in Davy and the Goblin (1885), only invite comparison. Somewhat earlier, Lucretia P. Hale in Peterkin papers (1882) created a new form of nonsense of a more literal sort; and this for spontaneous fun and clever foolishness is remarkable. Fairy tales seem to have no foothold in America—the stories in verse of Palmer Cox, the Brownie books, being perhaps the sole instance the century afforded of nation-wide popularity (and these owing more to the author's illustrations than to the text). For this condition publishers may be somewhat responsible, as they can sufficiently supply the market with uncopyrighted European material for which no royalties need be paid. Less likely to have been discouraged by unfair foreign competition, and certainly in themselves more indigenous, are stories which endow animals wi
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)
01 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, Autobiography, 151 Cross, Marian Evans, 172, 371, 372, 375 Cross of snow, the, 40 Crossing at Fredericksburg, the, 281 Cruise of the Monitor, the, 282 Crumbling Idols, 390 Cry to Arms, a, 295, 298, 303 Crystal, the, 344 Cudjo's Cave, 405 Culver, Judge, 26