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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 38 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Book and heart: essays on literature and life 22 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 18 0 Browse Search
Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America. 16 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.) 14 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 12 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 10: forecast (search)
eged influence of the so-called Puritan tradition. 2. The alleged materialism of the age. 3. The mainly scientific tendency of education and thought. Let us consider these in order: The alleged obstacle of Puritanism. 1. It was Matthew Arnold who maintained that the Puritan spirit in America was utterly hostile to literature and art. As to the Puritan period, it is needless to say that the forest pioneer did not compose orchestral symphonies or the founders of a nation carve stat Grant that nowhere in America have we yet got within those three fields,--we will not say of Shakespeare, but of Goethe, of Voltaire, even of Heine,--the hunt has at least been interesting, and we know not what to-morrow may bring forth. Matthew Arnold indignantly protested against regarding Emerson as another Plato, but thought that if he were to be classed with Marcus Aurelius or Epictetus, a better case might be made out; and certainly that is something, while we wait for the duplicate P
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
. Tennyson Poet-Laureate. 1850. Tennyson's In Memoriam. 1852. Thackeray's Henry Esmond. 1853. Kingsley's Hypatia. 1854-1856. Crimean War. 1856. Matthew Arnold's Poems. 1857. Indian Mutiny. 1859. Darwin's Origin of species. 1859. George Eliot's Adam Bede. 1862. Spencer's First principles. 1864. Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies. 1864. Newman's Apologia. 1865. Matthew Arnold's Essays in criticism. 1866. Swinburne's Poems and ballads. 1867. Disraeli Prime Minister. 1867. Parliamentary Reform Bill. 1868. Browning's The Ring and the book. 1868. Gladstone Prime Minister. 1870. D. G. Rossetti's Poems. 1873. Walterenson's Virginibus Puerisque. 1881. Carlyle died. 1885. Austin Dobson's At the sign of the Lyre. 1887. Kipling's Plain tales from the Hills. 1887. Matthew Arnold died. 1888. Bryce's The American Commonwealth. 1889. Browning died. 1892. Tennyson died. 1899. South African War. 1901. Queen Victoria died.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Index. (search)
Poe's, 214. Alcott, Amos Bronson, 179, 180-182. Alcott, Louisa M., 126. Alden, Capt., John, 139. Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 264. All's well, Wasson's, 264. Americanism, 3, 159. American Humor, 242, 243. American poetical Miscellany, 68. Ames, Fisher, 4, 46. Ames, Nathaniel, 58. Ancient Mariner, Coleridge's, 68. A New home, Who'll follow? Mrs. Kirkland's, 240. Appeal for that class of Americans called Africans, Mrs. Child's, 125. Areopagitica, Milton's, 165. Arnold, Matthew, 266, 283. Arthur Gordon Pym, Poe's, 208. Arthur Mervyn, Brown's, 70. Astoria, Irving's, 240. Astronomical diary and almanac, Ames's, 58. Atlantic monthly, 106, 132, 133, 158, 162. Audubon, John James, 239. Austin, William, 187. Autocrat of the breakfast table, Holmes's, 157, 158. Bancroft, George, 87, 111, 117, 143. Barclay of Ury, Whittier's, 147. Barlow, Joel, 38. Battle of the Kegs, Hopkinson's, 55. Baudelaire, 208. Beauclerc, Lady, Diana, 168. Beautif