The Oxford Book of American Essays
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The Oxford Book of American Essays

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  • THE OXFORD BOOK OF AMERICAN ESSAYS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE EPHEMERA: AN EMBLEM OF HUMAN LIFE TO MADAME BRILLON, OF PASSY BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
  • THE WHISTLE TO MADAME BRILLON BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
  • DIALOGUE BETWEEN FRANKLIN AND THE GOUT
  • CONSOLATION FOR THE OLD BACHELOR FRANCIS HOPKINSON
  • JOHN BULL WASHINGTON IRVING
  • THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE A COLLOQUY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY WASHINGTON IRVING
  • KEAN’S ACTING RICHARD HENRY DANA
  • GIFTS RALPH WALDO EMERSON
  • USES OF GREAT MEN RALPH WALDO EMERSON
  • BUDS AND BIRD-VOICES NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
  • THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPOSITION EDGAR ALLAN POE
  • BREAD AND THE NEWSPAPER OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
  • WALKING HENRY DAVID THOREAU
  • ON A CERTAIN CONDESCENSION IN FOREIGNERS[5] JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL
  • PREFACE TO "LEAVES OF GRASS" 1855 WALT WHITMAN
  • AMERICANISM IN LITERATURE THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON
  • THACKERAY IN AMERICA GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
  • OUR MARCH TO WASHINGTON THEODORE WINTHROP THROUGH THE CITY
    • PHILADELPHIA
    • THE "BOSTON"
    • ANNAPOLIS
    • WHAT THE MASSACHUSETTS EIGHTH HAD BEEN DOING
    • OUR MORNING MARCH
    • ON GUARD WITH HOWITZER NO. TWO
    • THE BRIDGE
    • THE NIGHT-MARCH
    • MORNING
    • WASHINGTON
  • CALVIN A STUDY OF CHARACTER CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
  • FIVE AMERICAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CIVILIZATION CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT
  • I TALK OF DREAMS W. D. Howells
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
  • AN IDYL OF THE HONEY-BEE JOHN BURROUGHS
  • CUT-OFF COPPLES’S CLARENCE KING
  • THE THÉÂTRE FRANÇAIS HENRY JAMES
  • THEOCRITUS ON CAPE COD HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE
  • COLONIALISM IN THE UNITED STATES[9] HENRY CABOT LODGE
  • NEW YORK AFTER PARIS W. C. Brownell
  • THE TYRANNY OF THINGS EDWARD SANDFORD MARTIN
  • FREE TRADE VS. PROTECTION IN LITERATURE SAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
  • DANTE AND THE BOWERY THEODORE ROOSEVELT
  • THE REVOLT OF THE UNFIT NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER
  • ON TRANSLATING THE ODES OF HORACE W. P. TRENT
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