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ms in giant tree-tops and snow-eddies blowing round the shoulders of Alaskan peaks. Here is a West as far above Jack London's and Frank Norris's as the snow-line is higher than the jungle. The rediscovery of the South was not so much an exploration of fresh or forgotten geographical territory, as it was a new perception of the romantic human material offered by a peculiar civilization. Political and social causes had long kept the South in isolation. A few writers like Wirt, Kennedy, Longstreet, Simms, had described various aspects of its life with grace or vivacity, but the best picture of colonial Virginia had been drawn, after all, by Thackeray, who had merely read about it in books. Visitors like Fanny Kemble and Frederick Law Olmsted sketched the South of the mid-nineteenth century more vividly than did the sons of the soil. There was no real literary public in the South for a native writer like Simms. He was as dependent upon New York and the Northern market as a Virgin
recognizes uncertainty in the nation, 2; would have approved Winthrop, 29; address at Cooper Union (1860), 104-105; quoted, 155; as a writer of liberty, 208; character and writings, 226-233; typically American, 265 Lionel Lincoln, Cooper 98 Literati, Pope 107 Little women, Alcott 140 London, Jack, 243-44 London in 1724, 54-56 Longfellow, H. W., in 1826, 89; attitude toward Transcendentalism, 143; life and writings, 152-57; died (1882), 255; disparagement of, 267 Longstreet, A. B., 245 Louisiana Purchase, 88 Lowell, J. R., in 1826, 90; attitude toward Transcendentalism, 143; life and writings, 168-74; died (1891), 255; typically American, 265 Luck of Roaring camp, the, Harte 241 Lyceum system, 175 McFingal, Trumbull 69 Magazines, in colonies, 60-61; in 20th century, 263-64 Magnalia Christi Americana, Mather 46, 47 Maidenhood, Longfellow 156 Man who Corrupted Hadleyburg, the, Clemens 238 Man without a country, Hale, 224 Marble Faun,