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America through the essay, an anthology for English courses,

Author: A Theodore Johnson; Allen Tate
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1938.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, A. Theodore, b. 1890.
America through the essay.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1938
(OCoLC)610583345
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Theodore Johnson; Allen Tate
OCLC Number: 1615890
Description: 7 preliminary leaves, 3-500 pages 23 cm
Contents: 1. America interpreted: The American laughs / Agnes Repplier --
The significance of the frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner --
The significance of Jacksonian democracy / Arthur Meier Schlesinger --
From Domestic manners of the Americans, Chapter III / Mrs. Frances Trollope --
From The rise of American civilization: 'the gilded age' / Charles and Mary Beard --
From the Annual message to Congress (December 1, 1862) / Abraham Lincoln --
What is a Puritan? / Stuart Pratt Sherman --
True Americanism / Theodore Roosevelt --
Materialism and idealism in American life / George Santayana --
Federation or disunion: the political economy of regionalism / Donald Davidson --
Minnesota / Sinclair Lewis --
Grass lands and the dust bowl / Stuart Chase --
War, democracy, and peace / Hoffman Nickerson --
Culture or colonialism / Herbert Agar --
From Our times: 'the twenties' / Mark Sullivan --
The Mucker pose / James Truslow Adams --
Tough babes in the woods / Sherwood Anderson --
The hallmarks of American / Henry Louis Mencken --
Labor and economic security / John Gilbert Winant --
2. Literary criticism: Twice-told tales / Edgar Allan Poe --
Preface, 1855, to first edition of Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman --
Emily Dickinson / Allen Tate --
Modern currents in American literature / Paul Elmer More --
Poets without laurels / John Crowe Ransom --
The cult of unintelligibility / Max Eastman --
Literature and the modern world / Thomas Stearns Eliot --
3. Biographical essays: Walt Whitman / Gamaliel Bradford --
Profits and losses in the life of Joel Chandler Harris / John Donald Wade --
Harvard College / Henry Adams --
P.T. Barnum / Ray Floyd Dibble.
Responsibility: edited by A. Theodore Johnson ... and Allen Tate ...

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