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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 14: Poe (search)
nd exhibiting scarcely any virtue in either his life or his writings. According to the Richmond editor, John M. Daniel, who saw him frequently during the summer of 1849, he was sour of nature, capricious, selfish, a misanthrope, possessing little moral sense. In the view of Lowell's friend, C. F. Briggs, with whom he was associated for several months in 1845 as co-editor of the Broadway journal, he was badly made up, a characterless character, and utterly deficient of high motive. And Horace Greeley was disturbed lest Mrs. Whitman should marry him, giving it as his opinion that such a union would be a terrible conjunction. To N. P. Willis, on the other hand, who perhaps knew him better than any other outside of his immediate family during his last half-dozen years, there appeared, during several months of close association with him in 1844-1845, but one presentment of the man,—a quiet, patient, industrious, and most gentlemanly person, commanding the utmost respect and good feeling
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 1.9 (search)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, N. P. Willis, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Donald Grant Mitchell, George H. Boker, Bayard Taylor, T. W. Parsons, Epes Sargent, J. G. Saxe, James T. Fields, Charles Godfrey Leland, George William Curtis, Park Benjamin, Rufus W. Griswold, Richard Henry Stoddard, C. F. Briggs, and many more; and among other contributors of the early time were Miss Sedgwick, James Gates Percival, Richard Henry Wilde, Mrs. Sigourney, William Gilmore Simms, J. G. Whittier, Horace Greeley, and James Fenimore Cooper. The importance of The Knickerbocker magazine may be judged by this list of names; yet in dignity of tone and especially in the quality of its humour it was somewhat below the standard of several of its successors. New York, like Boston, saw many ambitious attempts at literary periodicals. Only the special student of bibliography and literary biography will follow in detail the amalgamations and kaleidoscopic changes of such ventures as The Atlantic Magazi
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 21: Newspapers, 1775-1860 (search)
on of politics and affairs. Such a paper was Greeley's New Yorker, devoted mainly to current liter were offered in the South for the capture of Greeley and Garrison; in a few instances editors, likere regarded as the utterance of the editor. Greeley says was the customary preface to quotations eaders knew. The New York Tribune under Horace Greeley exhibited the best features of the new andics of the period. In editing the New Yorker Greeley had acquired experience in literary journalishich were largely the result of the genius of Greeley and over which he was the master spirit. It n the forties and fifties. We cannot afford, Greeley wrote, to reject unexamined any idea which pries ago. In conformity with these principles Greeley lent his support to all proposals for ameliorf newspaper which should stand midway between Greeley, the moralist and reformer, and Bennett, the development of American daily journalism, for Greeley had started the Tribune only ten years earlie[6 more...]
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 1: Whitman (search)
of song. In one of the anonymous reviews which Whitman saw fit to write, in 1855, of his own first edition, he disclaims any model: The style of these poems, therefore, is simply their own style, just born and red. Nature may have given the hint to the author of Leaves of Grass, but there exists no book or fragment of a book which can have given the hint to them. In re Walt Whitman, p. 16. The first poem known to have been published in this measure was Blood-Money, which appeared in Horace Greeley's Tribune (Supplement), 22 March, 1850. But Isle of La Belle Riviere, published in the Cincinnati Post, 30 April, 1892, was written, in what is now called imagist verse, at the age of thirty (1849-50), while New year's day, 1848, written in an album just before Whitman's departure for New Orleans, shows a tendency to break away from conventional forms. By far more important are the Harned manuscript notebook specimens already mentioned. The book, expecting opposition, was met by al
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, 110, 112, 133 Gould, Judge, 215 Goulding, F. R., 403 Gower, 3 Grady, Major, 321 Grady, Henry Woodfin, 321-323, 324, 326, 346 Graham, George R., 61, 168 Graham's magazine, 59, 63, 168, 170, 371, 372 Grandfather's chair, 21, 401, 406 Grandissimes, 359 Grandmother's Story of Bunker-Hill Battle, 225, 237 Grant, Gen. U. S., 144, 145, 284 Gray Champion, the, 25, 202 Great Bell Roland, the, 280 Great men, 4 Great South, the, 379 Greek Anthology, 240 Greeley, Horace, 61, 167, 187, 189, 190, 191-193, 266 n. Green, Asa, 152 Green, Duff, 183 Green, Joseph, 149 Grey, William, 363 Griswold, Rufus W., 61, 61 n., 62, 62 n., 64, 167, 168 Groen van Prinsterer, G., 138, 146 Guardian Angel, the, 228, 233 Guizot, 128 Hale, E. E., 374, 385, 401, 404 Hale, Nathan, 184, 185 Hale, Sarah J., 168, 398, 399, 408 Haliburton, Judge, Thomas Chandler, 151 Hall, Basil, 127 Hall, Charles Sprague, 279 Hall, James, 163 Hallam, Henry,