For critical estimates of the Knickerbocker School, see particularly Wendell's Literary history, Bk. IV., VI.; and C. E.
Woodberry's essay in Hiarper's magazine, July, 1902.
Chapter 5: New England period — Preliminary
G. T. Curtis's Life of Daniel Webster, 2 vols., D. Appleton & Co., 1869-1870.
W. H. Channing's Memoirs of William Ellery Channing, 3 vols., Crosby and Nichols, 1848.
H. B. Adams's Life and writings of Jared Sparks, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1893.
Ga 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.
1851. Mrs. Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin.
1853. Curtis's Potiphar papers.
1854. Thoreau's Walden.
1855. Whitman's Leaves of grass.
1855. Longfellow's Hiawatha.
1857. The Dred Scott Decision.
1857. Atlantic monthly founded.
1858. Holmes's Autocrat of the breakfast table.