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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 7: fiction II--contemporaries of Cooper. (search)
the Yemassee. the partisan series. Simms's border tales. his tragic later career. Mrs. Kirkland. James Hall. Kentucky in fiction. Bird's Mexican romances. Mayo. Melville. Typee. Omoo. Mardi. Moby Dick. Ware. Judd. the victory of fiction in the United States It is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the yea the spirit which seemed to his friends like that of Swift. For Tucker, see also Book II, Chap. XVII. To a slightly later date belong the two novels of William Starbuck Mayo (1812-95), Kaloolah (1849) and The Berber (1850), stories of wild adventure in Africa. The first contains a strange mixture of satire and romance in its account of a black Utopia visited by the Yankee hero Jonathan Romer. Contemporaries suspected, what Mayo denied,that Kaloolah must have taken hints from Typee. The suspicion was natural at a time when Melville, at the height of his first fame, had not entered the long seclusion which even yet obscures the merit of that romancer
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
Massachusetts Historical Society, 20, 2 1 Massachusetts liberty song, 167 Massachusetts reports, 125 n. Massachusetts spy, 120, 121, 233 Matchless Orinda, 159 Mather, Cotton, 48, 49, 50-52, 54, 55, 91, 93, 153, 158, 161 Mather, Increase, 39, 49-50, 51, 54 Mather, Richard, 49, 156 Matthews, Albert, 120 n., 216 n. Matthews, Brander, 225 n. Matthews, Cornelius, 230 May day in town or New York in an Uproar, 219 Mayflower, 19 Mayhew, Jonathan, 78-80 Mayo, William Starbuck, 320 Mazeppa, 212 Meat out of the Eater, etc., 157 Medina, Louisa, 222, 230 Meditation on a Quart Mug, a, 95 Melanie, 280 Mellichampe, 315 Melville, Herman, 307, 309, 320-323 Memorabilia, 93 Memoirs of an American Lady, 311 Memoirs of the life of William Wirt, 312 M Menander, 178 M Mentoria, 285 n. Mercedes of Castile, 302 Mercury, 118 Meredith, George, 269, 276 Meredith, Hugh, 95 Merry tales of the three Wise men of Gotham, 239 Met