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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.) 10 0 Browse Search
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.) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 6 0 Browse Search
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.) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Book and heart: essays on literature and life 4 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 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 10: Thoreau (search)
Hood ballads, but not moralizings on economy and the duty of being yourself. The reader who takes up the book with the idea that he is going to enjoy another Robinson Crusoe will not be pleased to find that every now and then he will have to listen to a lay sermon, or a lyceum lecture. Still it is the adventurous, Robinson CrusRobinson Crusoe part that is imperishable. How a man resolved to live in a new way, how he borrowed an axe and began felling pines on the ground that sloped southward to a wonderful pond, how he trimmed his rafters, dug his cellar, bought an Irish labourer's shanty, transported the materials to a new site and raised the frame, appeal to the opThe interest of the theme is perennial. Walden is also the memorial of an American faun, of a wild man who lived in the woods, who carried an umbrella like Robinson Crusoe, to weatherfend his head, and used a microscope to study insects with. About the same time, just after leaving Harvard, Thoreau found his first arrowhead an
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)
t half of the century did not intentionally contribute to it. Cooper's stories I See also Book II, Chap. VI. bequeathed to a later generation the Indian, the Yankee Trader, and the Scout; but neither he nor Irving I See also Book II, Chap. IV. in Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, nor Dana in the book that still remains one of the most popular with boys, Interesting evidence of the simplicity and straightforwardness of the style of Two years before the Mast, which like that of Robinson Crusoe so commended it to boys, is found in the fact that quotations from it long formed the material upon oculists' cards for testing the eyesight. wrote directly for them. Nor (except occasionally) did Mrs. Stowe, See also Book III, Chap. XI. whose Uncle Tom's cabin is now almost exclusively a juvenile. The one author of general fame who did so was Hawthorne. See also Book II, Chap. XI. His Grandfather's chair, Wonder Book, and Tanglewood tales have among children's books as high r
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)
340, 391 Richmond Enquirer, the, 183 Riley, James Whitcomb, 363, 409 Rill from the town Pump, a, 22 Rip Van Winkle, 368, 401 Ripley, George, 9, 166, 192, 197, 210, 211 Rise of the Dutch republic, 129, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141 Ritchie, Alexander H., 172 Ritchie, Thomas, 183, 184, 185 River fight, the, 282 Rives, J. C., 120 Rives, John P., 183 Roane, Judge, Spencer, 84-85 Robert of Lincoln, 241 Robertson, J. M., 63 n., 66 n., 67 n. Robertson, William, 129 Robinson Crusoe, 12, 401 n. Robin Hood, 408 Roderick Hudson, 375 Rollo books, 400 Romance of certain old Clothes, 375 Rome, T. H., 264 n. Romero, S., 356 n. Root, George Frederick, 285 Rose in Bloom, 402 Rose of Sharon, a religious Souvenir, a, 174 Ross, Clinton, 388 Rossetti, W. M., 266, 271 Rousseau, 197, 205 Royster, Sarah Elmira, 56, 60 Rudder Grangers abroad, 388 Ruskin, 213, 245, 254, 339, 340 Russell, Benj., 180 Russell, Irwin, 351, 353-354 Russell's