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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.) 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 18: Prescott and Motley (search)
tting off well-known actors. Especially popular were the sketches of himself and the burlesque biography of the old city constable, Jacob Hays. The Life and Adventures of Dr. Didimus Duckworth, A. N. Q. to which is added the History of a Steam Doctor (1833), is a mock-heroic biography of a spoiled child, in the style of broadest farce; The perils of Pearl Street (1834) tells of the fortunes and misfortunes of a country lad who comes to New York in search of wealth. Both were written by Asa Green (d. 1837), a New England physician, who moved to New York and established himself as bookseller. A clever book, hustling with action, is Novellettes of a traveller, or, Odds and ends from the Knapsack of Thomas Singularity, journeyman printer (1834), which was written by Henry Junius Nott (1797-1837), of South Carolina, distinguished at the bar for his learning and afterwards as professor of belles-lettres. The Ollapodiana papers, in the style of a more boisterous Lamb, were contributed t
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)
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, 128 Halleck, Benjamin Buel, 260 Halleck, Fitz-Greene,