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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 279 279 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 90 90 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 48 48 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 37 37 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 34 34 Browse Search
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.) 26 26 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) 24 24 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 23 23 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 22 22 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 22 22 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 5: the New England period — Preliminary (search)
be said of the periodicals which had their origin in Boston, and which played, each in its different way, so important a part in the development of New England literature. The North American Review was founded as early as 1815, and for more than half a century gave opportunity for the scholarship of New England to express itself. Eventually it went to New York, where, published under the same name but governed by a widely different policy, it is still a publication of influence. The Dial (1840-1844), as the organ of the Transcendentalists, was, in a sense, still more limited in range. But, however circumscribed the boundaries of its practical influence, Transcendentalism was, so far as it knew, quite unbounded in the field of speculation; and the pages of the Dial, like the pages of the Pre-Raphaelite organ, the Germ, are of undying interest as they indicate certain important forces which were at work in their respective periods. The Atlantic monthly. Scholarship and philoso
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, A Glossary of Important Contributors to American Literature (search)
as edited later by one of his granddaughters. Some of his writings on the subject of slavery are a letter on The slavery question (1839); a tract on Emancipation (1840); and an argument (1842) on The duty of the free States, touching the case of the slaves on board the brig Creole. He died at Bennington, Vt., Oct. 2, 1842. Chnd is, perhaps, best known by his Leather-Stocking tales, which are, in order of narration, The Deerslayer (1841), The last of the Mohicans (1826), the Pathfinder (1840), The pioneers (1823), and The Prairie (1827). Other works are The spy (1821); The Pilot (1823); the Red Rover (1828); The water-witch (1830); Homeward bound (1838try (1829); Melaine, and other poems (1835); Pencillings by the way (1835); Inklings of Adventure (1836); Loiterings of travel (1839); Letters from under a Bridge (1840); Lady Jane, and other poems (1844); Dashes at life with a free Pencil (1845); Rural letters (1849); People I have met (1850); Hurrygraphs (1851); A summer Cruise
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
35. Emerson's Historical discourse at Concord. 1835. W. G. Simms's The Yemassee and the Partisan. 1836. Holmes's Poems. 1837. Prescott's Ferdinand and Isa-bella. 1838. Hawthorne's Fanshawe. 1839. Longfellow's Voices of the night. 1840. Cooper's The Pathfinder. 1840. R. H. Dana, Jr.'s, Two years before the Mast. 1841. Emerson's Essays, First Series. 1841. Cooper's The Deerslayer. 1844. Emerson's Essays, Second Series. 1844. Lowell's Poems. 1845. Poe's The Paven1840. R. H. Dana, Jr.'s, Two years before the Mast. 1841. Emerson's Essays, First Series. 1841. Cooper's The Deerslayer. 1844. Emerson's Essays, Second Series. 1844. Lowell's Poems. 1845. Poe's The Paven, and other poems. 1845. War 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. 1