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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 1 Browse Search
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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 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)
f good straight boys, jolly chirping vagabonds like myself. Sometimes I assisted the musical olio with dialect recitations and character sketches from the back step of the wagon. This life suited him; I laughed all the time. Returning to Greenfield, he entered journalism, and began to publish in various papers elsewhere. Lean and uncertain years followed, till, in 1877, he was invited to take a place on The Indianapolis journal. In this newspaper he printed his dialect poems by Benjamin F. Johnson of Boone, which were welcomed so warmly that a pamphlet edition was sold locally, with the title The Old Swimmina Hole and 'Leven more poems (1883). This marks the beginning of his widespread success as a poet of the people, which led to his success as a public reader of his own work. Early in his career he had been given valuable encouragement by the Eastern people's laureate, Longfellow, and in 1887, when he appeared before a New York audience, he was introduced as a true poet by t
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)
room window, the, 511 Beecher, Catherine, 70 Beecher, Henry Ward, 123, 325, 344, 416, 496 Beecher, Lyman, 69 Beethoven, 49 Beginners of a nation, the, 191 Beginnings of New England, the, 193 Beissel, Conrad, 536, 574 Belasco, David, 266, 272, 276, 279, 280, 281-82, 285, 289 Beldonald Holbein, the, 104 Belknap, Jeremy, 172, 176, 535, 546 Bell, Robert, 535 Bell, William A., 157 Bellamy, Edward, 82, 86, 360 Bellman, 333 Bells, the, 35 Ben-Hur, 74, 75, 86 Benjamin F. Johnson of Boone. See Riley, J. W. Benn, 264 n. Bennett, Arnold, 567 Bennett, J. G., 322, 328 Benrimo, J. H., 290, 292 Benson, Frank, 291 Bent, George, 148 Bent, Col. William, 148 Bentham, 233 Bentley, 475, 487 Benton, Thomas Hart, 139, 140, 146 155, 165, 337 Beranger, 595, 596 Berenson, Bernard, 490 Bergson, 244, 251, 253, 257 Berichte ├╝iber eine Reise nach den Westlichen Staaten Nordamerikas, 578 Berkeley, Sir, William, 385 Berlin, Irving, 289