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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.) 24 0 Browse Search
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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 7: fiction II--contemporaries of Cooper. (search)
s. Mayo. Melville. Typee. Omoo. Mardi. Moby Dick. Ware. Judd. the victory of fiction in thng of speculation and experience which lends Moby Dick (1851) its special power. The time was prpower upon the facts of his own experience. Moby Dick, the strange, fierce white whale that Captailegend among the whalers, who knew him as Mocha Dick. See Reynolds, J. N., Mocha Dick, KnickerbocDick, Knickerbocker magazine, May, 1839. It remained for Melville to lend some kind of poetic or moral significance as maddened him and which makes him identify Moby Dick with the very spirit of evil and hatred. Ahich Melville plainly declared it was not Moby Dick, Chap. XLV.; but it contains, nevertheless,n hardly report the extraordinary mixture in Moby Dick of vivid adventure, minute detail, cloudy sy widest suffrage, the immense originality of Moby Dick must warrant the claim of its admirers that Although he did not cease to write at once, Moby Dick seems to have exhausted him. Pierre (1852) i
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.), Index. (search)
(Tudor), 240 Miscellanies (Verplanck, Bryant, and Sands), 240 Mitchell [manager of the Olympic Theatre], 229 Mitchell [manager of the Olympic Theatre], Isaac, 292 Mitchill, Samuel Latham, 237, 288 Mitford, Mary Russell, 318 Moby Dick, 322-323 Mocha Dick, 322, 322 n. Modern Chivalry, 286-287 Modest inquiry into the nature and necessity of paper Currency, 95 Mohammed, 224 Moll Pitcher, 224 n. Moore, Thomas, 236, 243, 248, 255, 279, 281 Monikins, the, 302 MonDick, 322, 322 n. Modern Chivalry, 286-287 Modest inquiry into the nature and necessity of paper Currency, 95 Mohammed, 224 Moll Pitcher, 224 n. Moore, Thomas, 236, 243, 248, 255, 279, 281 Monikins, the, 302 Monitor, the, 117, 120 Montaigne, 12, 109, 187, 188, 208 Monterey, 280 Montesquieu, 119 Monthly magazine, the, 291 Monument of Phaon, the, 181 Monumental memorial of a late voyage, etc., A, 9 Morals of Chess, the, 101 More, Henry, 70 n. Morris, Colonel G. P., 241, 279 Morris, William, 261 Morse, Jedidiah, 187 Morse, S. F. B., 301 Morton, Nathaniel, 20, 22, 23, 27 Morton, Sarah Wentworth, 178, 285 Mose in California, 229 Mose in China, 229 Mourt's Relation,
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.), Book III (continued) (search)
ar Watson Howe, of Kansas, had published The story of a country town, a book almost painfully overlooked and yet worthy to be mentioned with Wuthering heights or Moby Dick for power and terror. Unlike those two it lacks locality, as if the bare, sunburned Kansas plain had no real depth, no mystery in itself, and could find no natipe: type of personal France or of French adventuress (referring to early governesses), type of orphan cousins, type of wild young man. Cousin Henry was a kind of Mr. Dick, cousin Helen a kind of Miss Trotwood. James's account in A small boy and others shows him in those early days a mere vessel of impressions suitable to the uses in the northern waters, has found numerous recorders. But who has painted it as delightfully, as masterfully, as Herman Melville See Book II, Chap. VII. in Moby Dick? And who can forget, once lost in its wonderful glow, that other story of Melville's, the story of life among cannibals, told in Typee? And there is Omoo, hard
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.), Index (search)
, the, 155 Missions and missionaries of California, the, 139 Missions from the modern view, 213 Mississippi Basin, the. 187 Mississippi Valley in the Civil War, the, 193 Miss Multon, 271 Missouri (University), 6 Miss Ravenel's Convcrsion from Secession to Loyalty, 76 n. Mitchell, Donald Grant, 69, 110-113 Mitchell, John Ames, 22 Mitchell, Langdon, 276, 288, 294 Mitchell, Samuel L., 179, 445, 446 Mitchell, Silas Weir, 90-91, 287 Mittelberger, Gottlieb, 577 Moby Dick, 92, 156 Modern English, 475 Modern instance, a, 79, 311 Mod. Lang. Ass. Pub., 459, 480 n. Modern language notes, 459 Modern painters, 489 Modest inquiry into the nature and necessity of paper currency, a, 426 Modjeska, 48, 49 Moerder aus Liebe, a, 605 Mogulesko, 608 Mohun, 67 Mollhausen, Balduin, 580 Monetary situation, the, 440 Money, 441 Money and banking, 440 Money and civilization, 440 Monist, The, 243 n., 247, 585 Monopolies and Trusts, 442