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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.) 3 1 Browse Search
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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)
be published in America were those edited by Louis F. Klipstein, a native of Virginia and a graduate of Hampden-Sidney College, who also studied at Giessen. In 1844 he edited in Charleston the Polyglott, a monthly magazine devoted to the French, German, Spanish, and Italian Languages. His Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon language and Analecta Anglo-Saxonica—Selections in prose and verse from the Anglo-Saxon literature (two volumes), both indebted to Thorpe, were much used as text books and went throo concentrate upon Old English the results of general Indo-European linguistic study. It focusses upon the illustration of Old English forms a collection of the forms of Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Gothic, Old Saxon, Old Friesic, Old Norse, and Old High German. According to a competent critic the Grammar marked an epoch, and revealed the author's full stature as a commanding figure in the world of philological scholarship. J. W. Bright. Mod. Lang. Ass. Pub., XXIX, CXXIX. March was controlled