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A Short History of American Literature

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Carl van Doren, Paul Elmer More, Stuart P. Sherman, George Haven Putnam, William Ellery Leonard, Killis Campbell, John Erskine, Archibald MacMechan, William Peterfield Trent, William Morton Payne, Brander Matthews, Ashley H. Thorndike, Nathaniel Wright Stephenson, Emory Holloway, Joseph Warren Beach, Dudley Howe Miles, C. Alphonso Smith, Fred Lewis Pattee, Ruth Putnam, John Spencer Basset, Samuel Lee Wolff, Ambrose White Vernon, Morris R. Cohen, Harry Morgan Ayres
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  • Date Published: October 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107554207

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  • Originally published in 1924, this book presents a historical guide to American literature, from the colonial era through to the late nineteenth century. The text is broad in scope, incorporating studies of philosophical, historical and political writers, alongside detailed accounts of key literary figures such as Poe and Whitman. A comprehensive bibliography is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in literary criticism and the history of American literature.

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    • Date Published: October 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107554207
    • length: 446 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Carl van Doren
    Part I. Colonial Writers:
    1. Edwards Paul Elmer More
    2. Franklin Stuart P. Sherman
    Part II. Knickerbocker Writers:
    3. Irving George Haven Putnam
    4. Bryant William Ellery Leonard
    5. Cooper Carl van Doren
    Part III. Poe Killis Campbell
    Part IV. Transcendentalists:
    6. Emerson Paul Elmer More
    7. Hawthorne John Erskine
    8. Thoreau Archibald MacMechan
    Part V. Poets, Essayists, Romancers:
    9. Longfellow William Peterfield Trent
    10. Whittier William Morton Payne
    11. Holmes Brander Matthews
    12. Lowell Ashley H. Thorndike
    13. Melville Carl van Doren
    14. Mrs Stowe Carl van Doren
    Part VI. Lincoln Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
    Part VII. Whitman Emory Holloway
    Part VIII. The New Nation:
    15. Mark Twain Stuart P. Sherman
    16. Howells Carl van Doren
    17. Henry James Joseph Warren Beach
    18. Lanier Dudley Howe Miles
    19. Harris C. Alphonso Smith
    Part IX. The Short Story:
    20. Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Mrs Cooke, O'Brien, Hale, Henry James, Harte, Miss Woolson, Miss Jewett, Cable, Aldrich, Stockton, Bunner, Bierce, Miss Murfree, Harris, Johnston, Garland, Mrs Freeman, Mrs Chopin, Smith, London, Davis, O. Henry Fred Lewis Pattee
    Part X. Historians and Scholars:
    21. Prescott Ruth Putnam
    22. Motley Ruth Putnam
    23. Parkman John Spencer Bassett
    24. Henry Adams John Spencer Bassett
    25. Ticknor Samuel Lee Wolff
    26. Whitney Samuel Lee Wolff
    Part XI. Preachers and Philosophers:
    27. Beecher Samuel Lee Wolff
    28. Brooks Ambrose White Vernon
    29. Royce Morris R. Cohen
    30. William James Morris R. Cohen
    Part XII. The English Language in America Harry Morgan Ayres
    Bibliographical notes
    Index.

  • Editors

    William Peterfield Trent

    John Erskine

    Stuart P. Sherman

    Carl Van Doren

    Contributors

    Carl van Doren, Paul Elmer More, Stuart P. Sherman, George Haven Putnam, William Ellery Leonard, Killis Campbell, John Erskine, Archibald MacMechan, William Peterfield Trent, William Morton Payne, Brander Matthews, Ashley H. Thorndike, Nathaniel Wright Stephenson, Emory Holloway, Joseph Warren Beach, Dudley Howe Miles, C. Alphonso Smith, Fred Lewis Pattee, Ruth Putnam, John Spencer Basset, Samuel Lee Wolff, Ambrose White Vernon, Morris R. Cohen, Harry Morgan Ayres

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