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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 26 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 6 0 Browse Search
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.) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 2 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 7: books for children (search)
doubt succeeded in exhilarating children whose sole portion had been drowsy sermons. About midway in the eighteenth century, the desire to furnish amusement together with instruction, religious or mundane, ventured to show its head in reckless juveniles which came chiefly from the London shop of John Newbery. But it required half a century to convince parents that the combination was not pernicious—even parents who were allowing their children to read abridged editions of Clarissa and Tom Jones as well as Moll Flanders. As for the meagre American product, even The children's magazine (Hartford, 1789) made almost no attempt to approach the child's level. In Noah Webster's Spelling Book (1783), eight short illustrated fables formed the only concession to childish interest. The solitary instance of the amusement book proper was Songs for the nursery, an edition of Mother Goose published in Boston some seventy years before; and it remained solitary for almost as many to come. By
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)
08, 309, 311 To an Insect, 239 Toby Tyler, 405 To Helen, 65 To John C. Fremont, 283 Token, the, 19, 172, 173, 369 Token and Atlantic Souvenir, the, 173 Token for the children of New England, a, 396 Told by Uncle Remus, 350 Tom Jones, 396 Tom Owen the Bee-Hunter. See Thorpe, T. B. Tom Sawyer, 405 To My mother, 67 Tournament, the, 304 Town and country mouse, the, 373 Townsend, Mrs., 306 Tracts (Force), 122 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, 285 Transferred Ghost,lavery, 324, 351 Upidee, 408 Upon the Hill before Centreville, 278, 280 Van Buren, Martin, 116, 151, 183 Vance, Zebulon Baird, 318, 320 Vanderbilt University, 351 n. Varuna, the, 282 Verplanck, G. C., 150, 164, 174, 400 Very, Jones, 166 Vicar of Wakefield, the, 349 Vicarious sacrifice, the, 213 Victor of Antietam, the, 279, 281 View of the Primary causes and movements of the thirty years War, a, 146 Views of Calvinism, 210 Vignaud, H., 128 Village, the, 50