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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 12 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 4 0 Browse Search
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s if he had defeated Napoleon at Waterloo. It gave him the Presidency. The analogy holds in literature. Certain expressions of American sentiment or conviction have served to summarize or to clarify the spirit of the nation. The authors of these productions have frequently won the recognition and affection of their contemporaries by means of prose and verse quite unsuited to sustain the test of severe critical standards. Neither Longfellow's Excelsior nor Poe's Bells nor Whittier's Maud Muller is among the best poems of the three writers in question, yet there was something in each of these productions which caught the fancy of a whole American generation. It expressed one phase of the national mind in a given historical period. The historian of literature is bound to take account of this question of literary vogue, as it is highly significant of the temper of successive generations in any country. But it is of peculiar interest to the student of the literature produced i
75 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, the, Hawthorne 146, 151 Marshes of Glynn, the, Lanier 255 Martin Chuzzlewit, Dickens 87 Mason, John, Captain, 38 Massachusetts to Virginia, Whittier 160 Mather, Cotton, 43, 45-48; diary, 46-47 Mather, Increase, 43 Maud Muller, Whittier 5-6 Memorial Odes, Lowell 172 Miller, C. H. (Joaquin), 244 Minister's black Veil, the, Hawthorne 30 Minister's Wooing, the, Stowe 22 Modern instance, a, Howells 251 Montcalm and Wolfe, Parkman 185 Moody, W. V., 257 Morituri Salutamus, Longfellow 156 Morris, G. P., 107 Mosses from an Old Manse, Hawthorne 145 Motley, J. L., 143-44, 176, 180-182 Muir, John, 244-45 Murders in the Rue Morgue, the, Poe 194 Murfree, Mary N. (C. E. Craddock), 247 My g