hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 4 results in 2 document sections:

Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 1: travellers and observers, 1763-1846 (search)
al questions put by Sydney Smith in The Edinburgh review for January, 1820. The sourness of the reviewers, great and small, reacted upon new books of travel, and prospective observers when they crossed the ocean came with the prepossession that democratic institutions in America had corrupted good manners. There was a recrudescence of the old theory, once formulated by Pauw, that everything deteriorated when transplanted from Europe. Fearon (1818) -no lover of America, said Sydney Smith,--Harris (1821), Welby (1821), and Faux (1823) gave the English public the reading it enjoyed, and the publishers welcomed fresh manuscript. Have a passage ready taken for 'Merriker, whispers Mr. Pickwick's friend Weller to Sam. Let the gov'ner stop there till Mrs. Bardell's dead . . . and then let him come back and write a book about the 'Merrikins as'll pay all his expenses, and more, if he blows 'em up enough. Evidently the painful animadversions had not ceased in 1837; they were perhaps general
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
s, John, 7 H Hackett, J. H., 221, 228, 231 Haie, Edward, 1 Hakluyt, Richard, I, 3, 16, 18 Hall, Captain, Basil, 207 Hall, David, 96 Hall, James, 211, 318 Hallam, Henry, 250 Hallam, Lewis, 216, 218 Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 262, 276, 280, 281, 282-283 Hamilton, Alexander, 137, 146, 148, 149, 259 Hamilton, Dr., Alexander, 11-13 Hamilton, Governor, James, 250 Hamilton, Thomas, 207 Hamlet, 225, 265 Hamor, Ralph, 17 Hampden, John, 21 Hariot, Thomas, 2 Harris, William Tell, 207 Harte, Bret, 262 Hartford Wits, 164, 169, 170, 172 Hartley, David, 266 Hasty Pudding, 170 Hawkins, Sir, Richard, 2 Hawks of hawk Hollow, the, 222, 311 Hawthorne, 268, 308, 310, 220, 323, 324, 333,355 Hayes, John, 163 Hayman, Robert, 4 Hazlitt, William, 212 Headsman, he, 301 Heamne, James A., 212, 213, 228 Hedge, Frederick Henry, 333 Hell-Fire Club, 112, 113 Henderson, Richard, 198 Henry, Patrick, 144, 146, 236 Henry, William Wirt, 18 n. H