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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.) 3 1 Browse Search
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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.), Book III (continued) (search)
perhaps ever so popular, the type prospered, depending almost exclusively upon native authors and native material: first the old frontier of Cooper and then the trans-Mississippi region, with its Indians, its Mexicans, its bandits, its troopers, and above all, its cowboys, among whom Buffalo Bill (Col. William F. Cody) achieved a primacy much like that of Daniel Boone among the older order of scouts. Cheap, conventional, hasty,—Albert W. Aiken long averaged one such novel a week, and Col. Ingram Prentiss produced in all over six hundred,—they were exciting, innocent enough, and scrupulously devoted to the doctrines of poetic justice, but they lacked all distinction, and Frank Norris could justly grieve that the epic days of Western settlement found only such tawdry Homers. In the fourth quarter of the century the detective story rivalled the frontier tale; after 1900, both, though reduced to the price of five cents apiece, gave way before the still more exciting and easily comprehen
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.), Index (search)
Powderley, 358 Powell, J. W., 150, 157, 158, 159 Power, John Carroll, 146 Poydras, Julien, 591 Poyen, 526 Practical Christian socialism, 437 Practical economics, 439 Practical farmer, the, 430-31 Practical treatise on Labor, 438 Pragmatism, 243 n. Pratt, Lucy, 420 Praxiteles and Phryne, 38 Prayer of Twenty Millions, The, 322 Precht, V., 582 Preliminary essay to the translation of list's national system of political economy, a, 436 Prentice, 327 Prentiss, Ingram, 66 Prescott, W. H., 178, 183, 188, 190, 456, 458, 550, 598 Present age, the, 109 Present State of Virginia, 386 President's March, the, 494 Price, Thomas Randolph, 465 n. Priestley, 227 Prime, E. D. G., 136 Prime, W. C., 163 Prince, L. Bradford, 132 Prince and the Page, the, 16 Prince and the Pauper, the, 15, 16, 20 Prince of India or why Constantinople fell, the, 75 Prince of the House of David, the, 69 Princess Casamassima, the 98, 104 Princet