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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.) 66 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 48 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 42 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 36 0 Browse Search
William Alexander Linn, Horace Greeley Founder and Editor of The New York Tribune 30 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.) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 16 0 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 16 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 16 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 12: voices of the night (search)
orid, and one needs only to turn to the novels of Charles Brockden Brown, or even Bancroft's History of the United States, to see how eminently this was the case in America. Whatever the genius of Poe, for instance, we can now see that he represented, in this respect, a dangerous tendency, and Poe's followers and admirers exemplified it in its most perilous form. Take, for instance, such an example as that of Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers of Georgia, author of Eonchs of Ruby, a man of whom Bayard Taylor wrote in 1871, speaking of that period thirty years earlier, that something wonderful would come out of Chivers. Passages from the Correspondence of Rufus W. Griswold, p. 46. It is certain that things wonderful came out of him at the very beginning, for we owe to him the statement that as the irradiancy of a diamond depends upon its diaphanous translucency, so does the beauty of a poem upon its rhythmical crystallization of the Divine Idea. One cannot turn a page of Chivers without
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 17: resignation of Professorship—to death of Mrs. Longfellow (search)
securely on this and other strictly American poems than on the prolonged labor of the Golden Legend. He himself writes that some of the newspapers are fierce and furious about Hiawatha, and again there is the greatest pother over Hiawatha. Freiligrath, who translated the poem into German, writes him from London, Are you not chuckling over the war which is waging in the Athenaeum about the measure from Hiawatha ? He had letters of hearty approval from Emerson, Hawthorne, Parsons, and Bayard Taylor; the latter, perhaps, making the best single encomium on the book in writing to its author, The whole poem floats in an atmosphere of the American Indian summer. The best tribute ever paid to it, however, was the actual representation of it as a drama by the Ojibway Indians on an island in Lake Huron, in August, 1901, in honor of a visit to the tribe by some of the children and grandchildren of the poet. This posthumous tribute to a work of genius is in itself so picturesque and inter
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
rer, Robert, 101. Story, Judge, Joseph, 11, 86. Strasburg, 8. Strasburg Cathedral, 238. Sudbury, Mass., 214, 215. Sumner, Charles, 57, 80, 146, 147, 162, 164, 173, 206, 216, 271, 272, 284, 289, 292, 294; elected to U. S. Senate, 186; on Evangeline, 195; struck down in Senate, 240. Sweden, 87, 94, 101, 105,135; Longfellow's opinion of, 97. Swinburne, A. C., 6, 216, 218. Switzerland, 8, 113, 171, 223, 263. Symons, Capt., 92. Talleyrand, Prince, 118. Tasso, Torquato, 54. Taylor, Bayard, 143, 209. Taylor, Miss, Emily, 62. Taylor, Thomas, 131. Tecumseh, 77. Tegner, Esaias, 196; Longfellow's review of his Frithiof's Saga, 134. Tennyson, Alfred, 3, 6,9, 139, 216-218, 270; his remark about short poems, 268; his Life, quoted, 268; description of, 282. Thacher, Mrs., Peter, 109, 111; Longfellow's letters to, 129, 130,148, 169-171. Thierry, Amedee S. D., 193. Thomson, James, 8. Thoreau, Henry D., 133, 271, 285; his definition of poetry, 277. Thorp, John G