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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 42 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 16 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 12 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 6 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 4 2 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
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 3 1 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 4: the New York period (search)
s as Jeanie Deans, Meg Merrilies, and Madge Wildfire. Many of Cooper's subordinate masculine characters, on the contrary, are entirely unconventional, strong, fresh, characteristic, human. Harvey Birch the spy, Leather-Stocking the woodsman, Long Tom Coffin the sailor, Chingachgook the Indian, are direct and vital creations of genius. In his interpretation of Indian character, moreover, Cooper discerned the presence of a poetic element which was ignored later even by such an historian as Parkman, but which has since been recognized as actual fact. His long introductions and his loose-jointed plots he had in common with Scott; but, like Scott, he found it easy to hold his readers when once he had gained their attention. He had, too, Scott's faculty of realism in the treatment of minor incidents and characters; and where they led the way, the best literary practice has followed. The Edinburgh Review was severe upon him for his accurate descriptions of costume and localities, de
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 5: the New England period — Preliminary (search)
ike scientific writing, additional influence when possessing also a charm of utterance. In his Life of Columbus Washington Irving had produced a narrative which has in the main stood the test of subse-Francis quent investigation, and which is Parkman. also, by virtue of his style, literature. But Irving was a literary man first, and his fame does not rest upon his work in history. America has, indeed, produced only one professional historian whose work is equally admirable for its accuraca rustling sound, with a cracking of twigs at a little distance, and saw moving above the tall bushes the branching antlers of an elk. I was in the midst of a hunter's paradise. The Oregon Trail, chap. XVII. The second passage is taken from Parkman's account of the capture of Quebec:-- It was nine o'clock, and the adverse armies stood motionless, each gazing on the other. The clouds hung low, and, at intervals, warm light showers descended, besprinkling both alike. The coppice and c
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, A Glossary of Important Contributors to American Literature (search)
neous writings (1843); Sermons on Theism, Atheism, and popular theology (1852); occasional sermons and speeches (2 vols., 1852); Ten sermons of Religion (1853); Additional speeches and addresses (2 vols., 1855); Trial of Theodore Parker for the Misdemeanor of a speech in Faneuil hall against Kidnapping (1855); a volume of Prayers (1862); and one entitled Historic Americans (1870) includes discourses on Franklin, Washington, Adams and Jefferson. Died in Florence, Italy, May 10, 1860. Parkman, Francis Born in Boston, Mass., Sept. 16, 1823. Graduating at Harvard in 1844, he studied law, but devoted himself to literary work, contributing articles to the Knickerbocker magazine, which were collected and published as The Oregon Trail (1849). Other publications are The Conspiracy of Pontiac (1851) ; Pioneers of France in the New world (1865); The book of Roses (1866); Jesuits in North America (1867); discovery of the great West (1869); The old Regime in Canada (1874); Count Frontenac a
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
echer Stowe, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1897. (B) Webster's Works, 6 vols., Little & Brown, 1851. Channing's Works, 1 vol., American Unitarian Association, 1886. Prescott's History of the conquest of Mexico, 3 vols., New York, 1843. Parkman's Works, 12 vols., Little, Brown & Co., 1865-1898. E. P. Whipple's Essays and reviews, 2 vols., 1848-1849. Chapter 6: the Cambridge group (A) S. Longfellow's Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 3 vols., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1891.r with Mexico. 1847. Longfellow's Evangeline. 1848. Peace with Mexico. 1848. Gold discovered in California. 1848. E. P. Whipple's Essays and reviews. 1848. Lowell's A Fable for critics and The Biglow papers, First Series. 1849. Parkman's The California and Oregon Trail. 1849. George Ticknor's History of Spanish literature. 1849. Whittier's Voices of freedom. 1850. Hawthorne's Scarlet letter. 1850. Webster's Seventh of March Speech. 1851. Mrs. Stowe's Uncle Tom's
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Index. (search)
kie, 208. Columbus, Irving's Life of, 87, 119. Commemoration Ode, Lowell's, 225, 264. Common sense, Paine's, 55. Concord, Battle of, 41. Congress, Continental, 49. Congress, General, 45, 79. Conspiracy of Pontiac, extract from Parkman's, 121. Constitution, Federal, 51, 52. Contemplations, Anne Bradstreet's, 12. Conversation of gentlemen, Shepard's, 19. Cooper, James Fenimore, 92-100, 103, 129, 204, 236, 239, 272. Coquette, Hannah Webster's, 92. Cotton Boll, Tili, Margaret Fuller, 179, 180, 232. Outre-Mer, Longfellow's, 140. Ovid, 8. Paine, Thomas, 54, 55. Palfrey, John Gorham, 117. Paracelsus, Browning's, 262. Paradise lost, Milton's, 15. Parker, Theodore, 176, 178, 179, 233, 270. Parkman, Francis, 98, 118-121. Peter, 239. Parton, James, 119. Pater, Walter, 166. Pathfinder, Cooper's, 99. Pendennis, Thackeray's, 258. Penn, William, 74, 147. Pepper, Colonel, 235. Perkins, Eli, 243. Peter Rugg, the Missing man, Austin's, 1