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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 31 5 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 18 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Book and heart: essays on literature and life 8 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 4 0 Browse Search
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
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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 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)
artford, 1789) made almost no attempt to approach the child's level. In Noah Webster's Spelling Book (1783), eight short illustrated fables formed the only concession to childish interest. The solitary instance of the amusement book proper was Songs for the nursery, an edition of Mother Goose published in Boston some seventy years before; and it remained solitary for almost as many to come. By 800, however, the somewhat more humanized instruction of Mrs. Barbauld and Mrs. Trimmer and Miss Edgeworth and Miss More had crossed the water. Home production arose through the desire for suitable Sunday reading. Our first juvenile books were by preachers or their maiden relatives. The Rev. Henry Ware asked Miss Sedgwick in 1834, at the height of her popularity, for narratives between a tale and a tract, which should provide illustrations of Christianity. The demands of her audience may be guessed from a letter entreating her to change a game of marbles to kite-flying, because marbles
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)
Burghardt, 351 Dubourg, Miss, 55 Dudley, Anne, 225 Dudley, Thomas, 225 Duganne, A. J. H., 280 Dukesborough tales, the, 347, 389 Dulham ladies, the, 383 Dum Vivimus Vivamus, 242 Dunbar, Paul Lawrence, 351 Dunciad, the, 94 Dunlap, Frances, 246 Dunne, Finley Peter, 151 Dwight, Theodore William, 208 Dwight, Timothy, 198, 200-205, 206, 207, 208, 213 Dwight family, the, 19 Eagle and the Vulture, the, 285 Eagle of Corinth, the, 281 Edgarton, Sarah C., 174 Edgeworth, Maria, 397, 399 Edinburgh review, the, 109, 140, 145, Edward Fane's Rosebud, 23 Edwards, Harry Stillwell, 348 Edwards, Jonathan, 150, 196, 196 n., 197, 198, 199, 203, 215 Edwards, Mrs., Jonathan, 199 Edwards, Jonathan, Jr., 198, 207 Eggleston, Edward, 362, 363, 379, 383, 404 Eggleston, G. C., 304, 308, 404 Eight Cousins, 402 Eldorado, 60 Elements of international law, 78 Eleanora, 68 Eliot, John, 203 Elizabeth, Queen of England, 138 Elizabeth Wetherell. S