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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.) 12 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 4: Irving (search)
willing to give me $2000 a year to go on scribbling. The fool of a publisher was the late George P. Putnam, who had recently returned from London where he had for eight years been engaged in the attempt to induce the English public to buy American books. Mr. Putnam now proposed to issue a uniform revised edition of all of Irving's writings, with which should be associated the books that he mignt of his financial partner and partly because of the general financial disasters of the year, Mr. Putnam was compelled to make an assignment of his business. Irving received propositions from a numbsignee the plates and the publishing agreements; he held these plates for a year or more until Mr. Putnam was in a position to resume the control of the publication, and he then restored them to his pin, but he never permitted himself to put the plan to one side. As soon as the sales of the new Putnam edition of the earlier works and of the later volumes that he had been able to add to these free
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)
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, Josiah, Jr., 125 n. Quodlibets, 4 R Rabelais, 116 Radcliffe, Mrs., 177, 235 Rainbow, the, 237 Rain dream, a, 271 Raleigh, Sir, Walter, 18, 154 Ralph Waldo Emerson, 361 n. Rambler, 85 Ramsay, David, 148 Randolph, 309 Rasselas, 284 Raynal, Abbe, 200 Records of the Boston