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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.) 13 1 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 22: divines and moralists, 1783-1860 (search)
m which all Trinitarian doctrine had been omitted, ordained and installed as its rector James Freeman, who, together with William Hazlitt (father of the essayist), had performed the revision. This ordination is usually held to mark the formal beginning of Unitarianism in New England. The Rev. Joseph Buckminster (1751-1812) of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a strict Calvinist, from first to last was doomed to lift up his voice against the liberal movement in vain. He protested against the Rev. Mr. Foster's Sermon at New Braintree (1788), which, he thought, offered salvation upon too easy terms; in a series of letters (1811) to the Rev. Hosea Ballou (1771-1852) Great-uncle of Hosea Ballou 2d, who was a founder and the first President of Tufts College. he protested against that pioneer Universalist's preaching the final salvation of all mankind; and above all he protested against the defection of his own son, the Rev. Joseph Stevens Buckminster (1784-1812), whose ordination sermon (
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)
. VII. Edgar Allan Poe, See also Book II, Chap. XIV. Harriet Beecher Stowe, See also Book III, Chap. XI. Stephen Collins Foster, and Irwin Russell. Hector, the negro slave in Simms's Yemassee (1835), and Jupiter in Poe's Gold-Bug (1843) are a suitable theatre for the display of negro character, neither is the comic minstrel show. The songs written by Stephen Collins Foster (1826-64) retain still their deserved popularity but they do not portray the negro from within. Old black Joe, O Old Folks at home, says Louis C. Elson, History of American music (1904). is the chief American folk-song, and Stephen Collins Foster is as truly the folk-song genius of America as Weber or Silcher have been of Germany. On the contrary, Foster caFoster can hardly be called a writer of folk-songs at all. His songs are pure sentimentality. The old-time negro, however, was religious, musical, humorous, loyal, emotional, improvident, diplomatic, philosophical, almost everything in fact except sentimenta
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)
3 Footsteps of Angels, 35 For Annie, 60, 66 Force, Peter, 113, 115, 119-122 Foreign quarterly review, the, 209 Forest, Richard, 127 Foresters, the, 114 Forfeits, 244 Forget-Me-Not, The, 174 Fortunes of a country boy, 262 n. Foster, Rev. Mr., 206 Foster, Stephen Collins, 351, 353 Fourier, 188 Fourier Association, 192 Fourteen to one, 388 Fox, Charles James, 93, 95, 96 Fox, George, 14, 42 France, Anatole, 237 Francis, John M., 184 Franconia books, 4Foster, Stephen Collins, 351, 353 Fourier, 188 Fourier Association, 192 Fourteen to one, 388 Fox, Charles James, 93, 95, 96 Fox, George, 14, 42 France, Anatole, 237 Francis, John M., 184 Franconia books, 400 Franklin, Benjamin, 148, 214, 215, 241 Franklin Evans, 262 Fredericksburg, 281 Freedom and War, 216 Freedom Wheeler's controversy with Providence, 373 Free Joe and other Georgian sketches, 352 n. Free Joe and the rest of the world, 352 n. Freeman, James, 206, 207 Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins, 360, 364, 382, 390 Freeman's journal, the, 299 Free press (Detroit), 182 Free press (Newburyport), The, 44 Freiligrath, P., 271 Fremont, John C., 283 French, Alice, 379