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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
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 2 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)
ty silent years, removed from American literature one of its most promising and most disappointing figures. Of late his fame has shown a tendency to revive. Another type of romance which had some vogue during the later years of Cooper was the religious romance, of which, though many essayed it, the chief writers were William Ware (1797-1852), and Sylvester Judd (1813-53). Ware, a clergyman and fair classical scholar, wrote three novels, Letters from Palmyra (1837), later called Zenobia, Probus (1838), a sequel now known as Aurelian, and Julian (1841), which, though strongly biased in favour of the creed Ware preached, and often diffuse and monotonous, had still enough force and charm to have continued to be read by those to whom all books dealing with the origins of Christianity are an equal duty and delight. Judd has not been so widely read as Ware, though generally considered a novelist of superior truth and subtlety. His first novel, Margaret (1845), was born of a desire to s
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)
285, 307 Powers of genius, 165 Prairie, the, 208, 297, 299-300, 319 Prairies, the, 212 Precaution, 294 Preface to the speech of Joseph Galloway, 98 Prelude, the, 197, 213 Prescott, 277, 309 Price, Richard, 91, 97, 102, 147 Priestley, 91, 97, 99, 102 Prime, Dr., Benjamin Young, 168 Prince, Rev. Thomas, 20, 27-28, 113 Prince of Parthia, the, 216, 217, 225, 232 Prince Society, 28 Principles (Bishop Berkeley), 58 Prior, 112, 116, 175, 176, 177, 178, x80 Probus, 324 Procter, Bryan Waller (Barry Cornwall), 243 Progress of Dullness, 172 Prompter, 233 Prose (of Bryant), 277 n., 282 n. Prose sketches and poems, 319 Providence gazette, 128 Publications of the colonial Society of Massachusetts, 120 n. Puffendorf, 53 Purchas, 16 Putnam, George P., 251, 252, 253, 259 Putnam, Israel, 259 Pym, John, 21 Q Quarles, 153, 156, 157, 158 Quarterly review, the, 206, 249 Quesnay, 91 Quincy, Josiah, 135, 292 Quincy,