History of American Literature
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History of American Literature

By Reuben Post Halleck
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Table of Contents
  • HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER I COLONIAL LITERATURE
  • HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
  • CHAPTER I
    • CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH, 1579-1631
      • LITERARY ACTIVITY IN VIRGINIA COLONY
      • WILLIAM BRADFORD, 1590-1657
      • JOHN WINTHROP, 1588-1649
      • THE RELIGIOUS IDEAL
      • POETRY
      • NATHANIEL WARD, 1578?-1652
      • SAMUEL SEWALL, 1652-1730
      • COTTON MATHER, 1663-1728
      • JONATHAN EDWARDS, 1703-1758
      • ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE PERIOD
      • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
      • SUGGESTED READINGS
      • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    • LITERARY ACTIVITY IN VIRGINIA COLONY
    • WILLIAM BRADFORD, 1590-1657
    • JOHN WINTHROP, 1588-1649
    • THE RELIGIOUS IDEAL
    • POETRY
    • NATHANIEL WARD, 1578?-1652
    • SAMUEL SEWALL, 1652-1730
    • COTTON MATHER, 1663-1728
    • JONATHAN EDWARDS, 1703-1758
    • ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE PERIOD
    • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
    • SUGGESTED READINGS
    • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE ESSAYISTS
      • THE ORATORS
      • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 1706-1790
      • JOHN WOOLMAN, 1720-1772
      • EARLY AMERICAN FICTION
      • CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN, 1771-1810
      • PHILIP FRENEAU, 1752-1832
      • ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE PERIOD
      • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
      • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    • THE ORATORS
    • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 1706-1790
    • JOHN WOOLMAN, 1720-1772
    • EARLY AMERICAN FICTION
    • CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN, 1771-1810
    • PHILIP FRENEAU, 1752-1832
    • ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE PERIOD
    • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
    • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
  • CHAPTER III
    • DRAKE AND HALLECK
      • WASHINGTON IRVING, 1783-1859
      • JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, 1789-1851
      • WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, 1794-1878
      • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS, 1809-1849.
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
      • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    • WASHINGTON IRVING, 1783-1859
    • JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, 1789-1851
    • WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, 1794-1878
    • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS, 1809-1849.
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
    • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
  • CHAPTER IV
    • RALPH WALDO EMERSON, 1803-1882
      • HENRY DAVID THOREAU, 1817-1862
      • NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, 1804-1864
      • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, 1807-1882
      • JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, 1807-1892
      • JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, 1819-1891
      • OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, 1809-1894
      • THE HISTORIANS
      • ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE PERIOD
      • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
      • SUGGESTED READINGS
    • HENRY DAVID THOREAU, 1817-1862
    • NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, 1804-1864
    • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, 1807-1882
    • JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, 1807-1892
    • JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, 1819-1891
    • OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, 1809-1894
    • THE HISTORIANS
    • ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE PERIOD
    • LEADING HISTORICAL FACTS
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY
    • SUGGESTED READINGS
  • CHAPTER V
    • EDGAR ALLAN POE, 1809-1849
      • WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS, 1806-1870
      • HENRY TIMROD, 1829-1867
      • PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE, 1830-1886
      • SIDNEY LANIER, 1842-1881
      • FATHER RYAN, 1839-1886
      • JOHN BANNISTER TABB, 1845-1909
      • JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS, 1848-1908
      • THOMAS NELSON PAGE, 1853-
      • GEORGE W. CABLE, 1844-
      • JAMES LANE ALLEN, 1849-
      • MARY N. MURFREE (CHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK), 1850-
      • MADISON J. CAWEIN, 1865-1914
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES
      • SUGGESTED READINGS
      • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    • WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS, 1806-1870
    • HENRY TIMROD, 1829-1867
    • PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE, 1830-1886
    • SIDNEY LANIER, 1842-1881
    • FATHER RYAN, 1839-1886
    • JOHN BANNISTER TABB, 1845-1909
    • JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS, 1848-1908
    • THOMAS NELSON PAGE, 1853-
    • GEORGE W. CABLE, 1844-
    • JAMES LANE ALLEN, 1849-
    • MARY N. MURFREE (CHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK), 1850-
    • MADISON J. CAWEIN, 1865-1914
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES
    • SUGGESTED READINGS
    • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
  • CHAPTER VI
    • ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1809-1865
      • BRET HARTE, 1839-1902
      • EUGENE FIELD, 1850-1895
      • JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY, 1853-1916
      • SAMUEL L. CLEMENS, 1835-1910
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES
      • SUGGESTED READINGS
      • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    • BRET HARTE, 1839-1902
    • EUGENE FIELD, 1850-1895
    • JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY, 1853-1916
    • SAMUEL L. CLEMENS, 1835-1910
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES
    • SUGGESTED READINGS
    • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
  • CHAPTER VII
    • WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS, 1837-1920
      • HENRY JAMES, 1843-1916
      • MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN, 1862-
      • WALT WHITMAN, 1819-1892
      • SUMMARY
      • REFERENCES
      • SUGGESTED READINGS
      • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    • HENRY JAMES, 1843-1916
    • MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN, 1862-
    • WALT WHITMAN, 1819-1892
    • SUMMARY
    • REFERENCES
    • SUGGESTED READINGS
    • QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
  • A GLANCE BACKWARD
  • SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF AUTHORS AND THEIR CHIEF WORKS
    • EASTERN AUTHORS
      • SOUTHERN AUTHORS
      • WESTERN AUTHORS
    • SOUTHERN AUTHORS
    • WESTERN AUTHORS
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