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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.) 4 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 5: philosophers and divines, 1720-1789 (search)
controversy beginning with a narrow emotionalism and ending with a rationalistic trend towards universalism. A similar course of thought, but expressed with far higher literary skill, may be pursued in the writings of the Connecticut scholar Samuel Johnson (1696-1772), a graduate of Yale College in 1714, a disciple of George Berkeley when he came to Rhode Island in 1729 and, in 1754, the first head of King's College, Now Columbia University. New York. Especially does Johnson's Elementa Philosophica strike a balance between extremes. Like the Alciphron of Berkeley, to whom the Elements was dedicated, Johnson's work was directed against both fatalists and enthusiasts. The author's situation was logically fortunate. He was familiar with both predestination and fanatical principles and avoided the excesses of each. Brought up in Yale College, under the rigid Rector Clap, he came to dislike the severities of Puritanism. Acquainted with the ways of that strange fellow Whitefield
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)
0, 191, 208, 212, 233, 292 Dyer, Mary, 8 Dying Indian, the, 183 E Early American realism, 289 Early opera in America, 216 n. Early plays at Harvard, 216 n. Early Virginia play, an, 216 n. Echo, the, 175, 261 Edgar Huntly, 291 Edict by the King of Prussia, an, 98, 102 Edinburgh review, the, 90, 206, 207 Edwards, Jonathan, 9, 57-71, 72, 73, 76, 80, 85, 104, 163, 284, 329, 330, 348, 355, 356 Eighth of January, the, 222, 226 Elegy on the times, 171 Elementa Philosophica, 81, 84, 85, 85 n. Elijah's translation, 158 Eliot, George, 279 Eliot, John, 25, 41-43, 46, 156 Ellet, Mrs., Elizabeth, 224 Elliott, Jonathan, 147 n. Ellis, H. M., 233 n. Ellsworth, Oliver, 148 Embargo, 150, 261, 262 Embarkment for Cythera, 110 Emblems (Quarles), 157 Emerson, Mary Moody, 350 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 60, 84, 103, 262, 268, 271, 272, 276, 328, 331, 333, 334, 336, 339, 340, 341, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349-362 Emerson, Mrs., William, 35