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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 54 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Short studies of American authors 33 3 Browse Search
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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 22 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.) 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 19 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 14 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, chapter 19 (search)
a, formerly Mariotti, has lately borne testimony to their social standard and to the conceited familiarity with which he repaid it. Their bearing would have fully justified such unflinching patriotism as that of Senator Tracy, of Connecticut, when, at the end of the last century, the British Minister expressed his admiration for Mrs. Oliver Wolcott, of Litchfield, Connecticut, wife of the Secretary of the Treasury. Your countrywoman, said the Englishman, would be admired at the court of St. James. Sir, said the sturdy American, she is admired even on Litchfield Hill. There is no occasion for any petty prejudice against European science or art or literature or manners; all nations can learn of each other, and we as the younger nation have more to learn, in many ways, than to teach. The nations of Europe are the elder sons of Time; but the youngest-born are also sons. It was not mere imitation that gave us Morse's telegraph, or Bell's telephone, or Emerson's books, or Lowell's sp
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, chapter 31 (search)
sex. Madame D'Arblay (Fanny Burney), Miss Porter, Mrs. Opic, and even Miss Edgeworth, are now little read, while Miss Austen's novels seem as if they were written yesterday. But the curious thing is that of the leading novelists in the English tongue to-day it is the men, not the women, who have taken up Miss Austen's work, while the women show more inclination, if not to the big bow-wow style of Scott, at least to the novel of plot and narrative. Anthony Trollope among the lately dead, James and Howells among the living, are the lineal successors of Miss Austen. Perhaps it is an old-fashioned taste which leads me to think that neither of these does his work quite so well as she ; but they all belong to the same photographic school; each sets up his apparatus and takes what my little nephew called a flannelly group of a household, or a few households, leaving the great world of adventure untouched. But what plots and enterprises we obtain in these days, on the other hand, from
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, Index. (search)
Also 102, 141, 157, 158, 180. Howitt, A. W., 45. Hugo, Victor, 309. Humboldt, Wilhelm von, 182. humility in Americans, on A certain, 95. Humility, the spring of; 309. humor of children, the, 217. Hun, Dr. E. R., 183, 181. Huxley, T. H., 99. I. Independent Purse, the, 115. Industry, female, changes in, 7. influence, the woman of, 17. Ingelow, Jean, cited, 133. Invalids, visits to, 227. Italian manners, 25. J. Jackson, Helen ( H. H. ), 158, 236. James, Henry, 157, 158. Jameson, Anna M., 103, 180. Janauschek, Madame, 221. Jefferson, Thomas, 296. Johns Hopkins University, the, 296. Johnson, Dr., Samuel, 283. Joubert, Joseph, quoted, 155. Journalism and literature, 288. Jupiter, 45. K. Kant, Emmanuel, 90. Kapiolani, Queen, 107. Keats, John, 19. Kennedy, W. P., 223. Kent, Miss, 40. Kerenhappuch, 275. L. Ladd, Professor G. T., 90. Lamb, Charles, quoted, 83, 302. Lander, Jean M., 20. Language, the New theory of,