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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.) 160 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 88 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 76 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 26 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 16 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 10 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 8 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 8: the Southern influence---Whitman (search)
Chapter 8: the Southern influence---Whitman We have had to speak, thus far, mainly of work doese criticisms is his estimate of Whitman. Whitman represented to Lanier a literary spirit alienracy and a sound republic, than in an army of Whitman's unshaven loafers. This came, be it remembe have followed out this line of thought about Whitman, not merely for its own sake, but because it he Sir Galahad among our American poets. Walt Whitman We may, perhaps, include here what is torevert to the ranks of order before they die. Whitman abstained, through all his later publicationsam or Rabbi Ben Ezra, as the case may be; but Whitman enumerates priests on the earth, oracles, sactic structure or stricturelessness implied in Whitman's volumes, that his warmest admirers usually ethods that it falls naturally into rhyme. Whitman can never be classed as Spinoza was by Schleis has no visible place. When Thoreau says of Whitman, He does not celebrate love at all; it is as [8 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 10: forecast (search)
a fortunate fact that popular judgment, even at the time, is apt to fix upon some one poem by each poet, for instance, and connect the author with that poem inseparably thenceforward. Fate appears to assign to each some one boat, however small, on which his fame may float down towards immortality, even if it never attains it. This is the case, for instance, with Longfellow's Hiawatha, Lowell's Commemoration Ode, Holmes's Chambered Nautilus, Whittier's Snow-bound, Mrs. Howe's Battle Hymn, Whitman's My Captain, Aldrich's Fredericksburg sonnet, Helen Jackson's Spinning, Thoreau's Smoke, Bayard Taylor's Song of the Camp, Emerson's Daughters of time, Burroughs's Serene I Fold my hands, Piatt's The morning Street, Mrs. Hooper's I slept and dreamed that life was beauty, Stedman's Thou art mine, Thou hast given thy word, Wasson's All's well, Brownlee Brown's Thalatta, Ellery Channing's To-morrow, Harriet Spofford's In a summer evening, Lanier's Marshes of Glynn, Mrs. Moulton's The closed g
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, A Glossary of Important Contributors to American Literature (search)
1848-49); selected lectures entitled Literature and life (1849) ; Character and characteristics of men (1866) ; The literature of the age of Elizabeth (1869) ; and Success and its conditions (1871). He also edited with James T. Fields the Family Library of British poetry (1878). There were issued posthumously Recollections of eminent men (1887); American literature, and other papers (1887); and Outlooks on society, literature and politics (1888). Died in Boston, Mass., June 16, 1886. Whitman, Walt Or Walter. Born in West Hills, Long Island, N. Y., May 31, 1819. He was, in early life, a printer in summer and a school teacher in winter, and helped edit several country papers. He served as an army nurse in the Civil War and later held several government positions. His works include Leaves of grass (1855); Drum Taps (1865) ; Memoranda during the War (1867); Democratic Vistas (1870); Passage to India (1870), containing his poem, The burial Hymn of Lincoln; after all, not to crea
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
cott's Table talk, Roberts Bros., 1877. Chapter 8: the Southern influence.--Whitman (A) W. P. Trent's Simms, in American men of letters series, 1902. W. s Poe, in American men of letters series, 1885. John Burroughs's Study of Walt Whitman, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1896. H. Ellis's The New spirit, Walter Scott (D. Lothrop & Co., 1882. Sidney Lanier's Poems, Charles Scribner, 1884. Walt Whitman's Leaves of grass, 1855. Walt Whitman's Complete prose works, 1898. Walt Whitman's Complete prose works, 1898. Chapter 9: the Western influence (A) This period is too recent to possess authorities. There is an excellent chapter in Wendell's Literary history. (B) Ccabin. 1853. Curtis's Potiphar papers. 1854. Thoreau's Walden. 1855. Whitman's Leaves of grass. 1855. Longfellow's Hiawatha. 1857. The Dred Scott Dec5. Howells's Rise of Silas Lapham. 1891. Lowell died. 1892. Whittier and Whitman died. 1893. World's Fair at Chicago. 1894. Holmes died. 1898. Spanish
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Index. (search)
na, R. H., 10, 124. Darest thou now, O soul? Whitman's, 230. Darwin, Charles, 276, 277. Darwinrewry's Bluffs, Battle of, 217. Drum Taps, Whitman's, 233. Dunning, Lord, 60. Dwight, Timothrds, Jonathan, 15, 19, 20-23, 114. Eidolons, Whitman's, 233. E Lia, Lamb's, 261. Emerson, Raking tales, Cooper's, 97. Leaves of grass, Whitman's, 221. Lectures on English poets, Hazlittton, Mrs., Louise Chandler, 264. My Captain, Whitman's, 230. Nails Fastened, etc., Mather's, 17 Emerson's, 229. Proud music of the storm, Whitman's, 232. Puritanism, 15, 186, 266-268. magundi, Irving's, 84, 85. Salut au Monde, Whitman's, 229. Sandpiper, Celia Thaxter's, 264. iety of Friends, 146. Song of the broad-axe, Whitman's, 229. Southey, Robert, 258. Sparkling a1. When Lilacs last in the Dooryard Bloomed, Whitman's, 232. Whipple, Edwin Percy, 124, 125. White, Blanco, 263. White, Maria, 161. Whitman, Walt, 220, 221, 223, 227-234, 264. Whittier, Eliz[2 more...]