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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.) 18 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 6 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ituted by Secretary of Navy Whitney, in March; payments to Mr. Roach suspended......July 19, 1885 Gen. U. S. Grant dies at Mount McGregor, near Saratoga, N. Y., 8.08 A. M.......July 23, 1885 Proclamation of President suspending all public business on the day of funeral of General Grant......July 23, 1885 General Grant buried at Riverside Park, New York City......Aug. 8, 1885 James W. Marshall, the discoverer of gold in California, dies there in poverty,......Aug. 8, 1885 Helen Hunt Jackson, author, born 1831, dies at San Francisco, Cal.......Aug. 12, 1885 Massacre of Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyo.; fifty killed by the opposing miners......Sept. 2, 1885 Maj. Aaron Stafford, last surviving officer of the War of 1812, dies at Waterville, N. Y., aged ninety-five......Sept. 6, 1885 American sloop Puritan wins the America's Cup in a race with the British cutter Genesta at New York......Sept. 14-16, 1885 John McCloskey, first American cardinal, born 1810, dies at New
93; at Newport, 258; and Higginson, 31$; at Paris, 342. Howe, Dr., Samuel Gridley, 26,113,193,204; and John Brown's plans, 192. Hugo, Victor, 340, 353. Hunt, Helen, at Newport, 258, 259. See also Jackson, Helen Hunt. Hunter. Gen., and black regiment, 221, 225. Hurlbut. W. H., 85; Higginson's friendship, for, 72, 125-27; portrayed in Malbone, 280. Huxley, T. H., 335, 34o; Higginson meets, 324. Jackson, Rev. A. W., on Higginson and his black regiment, 216-18, 223. Jackson, Helen Hunt, literary success, 258, 259. Johnson, Rev., Samuel, 50, 101; and Higginson, 78, 82; letter to, about resignation, 104, 105. Kansas, troubles in, 166, 167, 180, 181; Higginson in, 169-80; people of, 174-77. Kidner, Rev., Reuben, and Higginson, 358, T 359, 375, 376. Kossuth, described, 97, 98. La Farge, John, described, 259. Lane, Gen., Jim, 172, 174. Larger History of the United States, 417, 427: Higginson at work on, 301. Le Barnes, J. W., on kidnapping project,
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)
the revolt of the American colonies, 108 Io Triumphe, 286 Irene, 38 Irving, Washington, 10, 22, 32, 33, 35, 128, 129, 136, 148, 150, 162, 163, 167, 173, 241, 260, 362, 368, 369, 377, 378, 381, 383, 384, 389, 401 Irving, William, 162 Isabella, Queen, 125 Isle of La Belle Riviere, 266 n. Isocrates, 96 Israfel, 65, 67 Itineraries, 201 n. Jack Downing. See Smith, Seba Jackson, Amelia Lee, 227 Jackson, Andrew, 45, 87, 88, 89, 90, 111, 120, 150, 151, 183, 291 Jackson, Helen Hunt, 383 Jackson, Henry Rootes, 290, 299 Jackson, Dr., James, 226 Jackson, T. J. (Stonewall), 283, 290, 299, 300, 302, 307 Jacobs, Joseph, 357 n. James, Henry, 18, 293, 374-376, 377, 380, 381, 384, 386, 387 James, William, 213, 375 Janvier, Thomas A., 388 Japikse, N., 146 Jay, John, 180 Jeanette, 381 Jefferson, 84, 93 n., 105, 111, 180, 183, 201 Jeffersonian, 191 Jerrold, Douglas, 148 Jespersen, Professor, 365 Jewett, Sarah Orne, 382-383, 364, 390, 402
faithful and moving presentations of genuine pioneer types which were destined to pass with the frontier settlements. Soon James Whitcomb Riley was to sing of the next generation of Hoosiers, who frequented The Old Swimmina Hole and rejoiced When the Frost is on the Punkin. It was the era of Denman Thompson's plays, Joshua Whitcomb and The Old homestead. Both the homely and the exotic marched under this banner of local color: Hamlin Garland presented Iowa barnyards and cornfields, Helen Hunt Jackson dreamed the romance of the Mission Indian in Ramona, and Lafcadio Hearn, Irish and Greek by blood, resident of New Orleans and not yet an adopted citizen of Japan, tantalized American readers with his Chinese Ghosts and Chita. A fascinating period it seems, as one looks back upon it, and it lasted until about the end of the century, when the suddenly discovered commercial value of the historical novel and the ensuing competition in best sellers misled many a fine artistic talent and c
Thomas, 12 Hiyperion, Longfellow 152 Indian Wars, Hubbard 89 Indians, in literature, 37-40; Thoreau's notes on, 136 Innocents abroad, Clemens 237, 239 Irving, Washington, 89, 90-95 Israfel, Poe 189, 192 Jackson, Andrew, 5 Jackson, Helen Hunt, 248 James, Henry, 250, 251-55 Jay, John,65 Jefferson, Thomas, 79-85, 265 Jesuits in North America, the, Parkman 185 Jewett, Sarah Orne, 249, 250 John of Barneveld, life and death of, Motley 181 Johnson, Edward, Captain, 38 kfast table, the, Holmes 168 Psalm of life, the, Longfellow 156 Psalm of the West, Lanier 255 Publick Occurrences, 60 Puritans, The, 34-35 Purloined letter, the, Poe 193 Quarterly, the, 88 Rainy day, the, Longfellow 156 Ramona, Jackson 248 Ramoth Hill, Whittier 138 Raven, the, Poe 192 Read, T. B., 225 Reality of spiritual life, the, Edwards 50 Reaper and the Flowers, the, Longfellow 153 Red Rover, the, Cooper 98 Religious freedom in the colonies, 16 Ren, ChAt
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)
rs, without trying to divert her lightning-flashes. In H. H.—Helen Hunt Jackson, See also Book III, Chaps. VI and XI. herself a poetess o(1889), E. W. Howe's grim The story of a country town (1883), Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona (1884), passionately pleading the cause of the India tried to catch the charm of old Spanish days— Bret Harte and Helen Hunt Jackson; or from the Mississippi Valley, from writers who, thanks to nce Fenimore Woolson and Mary Hartwell Catherwood. Of all these Mrs. Jackson wrote perhaps the best single romance in Ramona (1884), a story glo-Saxon conquest. And the romance dominates the problem. For Mrs. Jackson, Spanish California had been a paradise of patriarchal estates sl Principalities seen through American spectacles (1856), and Helen Hunt Jackson's Bits of travel (1873). Then there are another score or tthe war were the Harpers, the Appletons, Jewett & Company, Derby & Jackson, and the Lippincotts. But if the South was not active in publicat
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.), Index (search)
m L., 136 Herne, James A., 266, 278, 279, 280, 285 Heroines of fiction, 83 Heron, Matilda, 271 Herrick, 38 Heyse, 462 Hiawatha, 604 Hichborn, 365 Hickman, Bill, 143, 151 Hickok, 228, 229, 229 n. Hicks, 39 H. H. See Jackson, Helen Hunt High Chin Bob, 161 Higher criticism of the Pentateuch, the, 207 High plateaus of Utah, the, 159 Higginson, T. W., 32, 33, 109, 113, 116 119-20, 344, 472 Hildeburn, 535 Hildreth, Richard, 71, 178, 438 Hilgard, E. W.talian journeys, 78, 164 Italian sights and Papal Principalities seen through American spectacles, 164 Italiker und Graken, 462 Itineraries (Stiles, Ezra), 447 n. It pays to Advertise, 295 Ives, J. C., 156 Jackson, Hart, 271 Jackson, Helen Hunt, 33, 86, 164 Jackson, H. J., 89 Jackson, J. J., 164 Jacob Hamblin, a narrative of his personal experiences, 150 Jacobi, A., 585 Jacobs, T. J., 135 Jakob, Therese von, 586 Jakob Leisler, 582 James, Henry (Senior), 100, 250 n