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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.) 3 3 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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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.), Chapter 7: books for children (search)
y precept. Chief among these writers (who wrote solely for children) were Elijah Kellogg His sounding declamatory piece Spartacus to the Gladiators was long familiar to every school boy. (1813-1900), William Taylor Adams (1822-97), and Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-99). Their careers began about 1860. Kellogg's several series of stories of Maine deal with the adventures of fishermen and farmers. Though more carefully written than were the other two, they have no merit of literary form beyond tis true, slovenly, and their smart heroes are given to cheap declamation; but their material is all clean, effective, and interesting. The Starry flag, Soldier boy, and Young America series merited the delight of two generations of boys. Horatio Alger, Jr., once a Unitarian minister, wrote seventy volumes, most of their titles summoning apt alliteration's artful aid. They told of bootblacks and newsboys, from systematic personal observation in the streets of New York City. His simple and inv
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.), Index (search)
Adventures of three worthies, the, 388 Advertiser (Boston), 226 Aeschylus, 2, 3, 259 After all, 286 Aftermath, 39 Agassiz, 252, 253, 276 Agassiz, 247 Al Aaraaf, 57, 66, 68 Alcott, Amos Bronson, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 28, 165, 267 Alcott, Louisa M., 402, 403, 407 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 242, 278, 281, 376, 377, 381, 384 n., 385, 386, 401, 405 Alexander, Archibald, 208, 219 Alexander, James W., 208 Alexander, John W., 331 Alexander, Joseph A., 208 Alger, Horatio, Jr., 403, 404 Alice of Monmouth, 276 Allan, John, 55, 56, 57 Allan, Mrs., John, 57 Allen, James Lane, 388, 390 All quiet along the Potomac, 303 Allston, Washington, 207 Amadis de Gaula, 128 Amaranth, the, 174, 369 Amber gods, the, 373, 385 America, 226 American annals, 108 American Anthology, 304 American Apollo, the, 161 American archives, the, 120, 121, 122 American biography, 114 American historical review, 75 n. American literary criticism, 63 n.