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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.) 6 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)
riters for boys. Some of them at any rate were ministers, and the books of others were still too much under the compulsion of preaching, even if by story rather than by precept. Chief among these writers (who wrote solely for children) were Elijah Kellogg His sounding declamatory piece Spartacus to the Gladiators was long familiar to every school boy. (1813-1900), William Taylor Adams (1822-97), and Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-99). Their careers began about 1860. Kellogg's several series of Kellogg's several series of stories of Maine deal with the adventures of fishermen and farmers. Though more carefully written than were the other two, they have no merit of literary form beyond the great one of telling a straightforward story unimpeded by inessentials, but their pictures of a sturdy and rugged people are vivid and unaffected. Pictures of equal local value and interest F. R. Goulding was giving at the same time in stories of boy-life on the Southern seaboard. The young Marooners (1852) has decided merit
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)
Judas MacCABAEUSabaeus, 37, 39 Jumping frog of Calaveras County, 379 Junta, The, 183 Just before the battle, mother, 285 Justice and Expediency, 52 Juvenile miscellany, 399 Kaler, James Otis, 405 Kansas Emigrants, the, 51 Kant, 197 Katy books, 402 Kavanagh; A Tale, 38 Kearny, General, 278 Kearny at seven pines, 276, 280 Kearsarge, 285 Keats, 2, 248, 249, 251, 327 Keenan's charge, 283 Keepsake, the, 175 Keepsake of Friendship, the, 175 Kellogg, Elijah, 403 Kemble, Fanny, 314 Kendall, Amos, 184 Kendall, G. W., 184 Kennedy, J. R., 58, 62, 152 Kent, Prof. C. W., 304 Kent, James, 71, 72, 77-78 Kentucky Gazette, the, 178 Keramos; and Other Poems, 40 Ketchum, Mrs., Annie Chambers, 292 King, Edward, 379, 383, 384 King, Grace, 390 Kitchen Cabinet, 183 Kittredge, Walter, 285 Knickerbacker. See Knickerbocker Knickerbocker Gallery, the, 167 Knickerbocker magazine, the, 152, 166, 167, 169-170 Knight