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American essays.

Author: Charles Bunsen Shaw
Publisher: New York, New American Library [©1955]
Series: A Mentor book, MT706
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Expanded ed.]View all editions and formats
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Shaw, Charles Bunsen, 1894-1962.
American essays.
New York, New American Library [©1955]
(OCoLC)760420185
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bunsen Shaw
OCLC Number: 1169202
Description: 284 pages.
Contents: The essay in America/Charles B. Shaw --
The Titan Leeds hoax/Benjamin Franklin --
The American crisis/Thomas Paine --
The Union and its new Constitution/Alexander Hamilton --
Literature/Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Cacoethes Scribendi/Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Resistance to civil government/Henry David Thoreau --
Enchantments and enchanters/Mark Twain --
Writers and talkers/Thomas Bailey Aldrich --
A life of fear/John Burroughs --
A short month/Bradford Torrey --
Other people's dogs/Eugene Field --
Opinions/Agnes Repplier --
Our convalescent world/Edward Sandford Martin --
Fatigue and unrest/John Jay Chapman --
The pursuit of humor/Frank Moore Colby --
From Trivia and more trivia/Logan Pearsal Smith --
The city as a summer resort/Finley Peter Dunne --
On the difference between wit and humor/Charles S. Brooks --
The rediscovery of Jones/Simeon Strunsky --
The Sahara of Bozart/H.L. Mencken --
This older generation/Randolph Bourne --
Dying for dear old ... /Heywood Broun --
The shortage in education/Walter Lippman --
The cream of the jest/Gerald W. Johnson --
Three kinds of collectors/Christopher Morley --
April ... the day of the peepers/Joseph Wood Krutch --
Exhibit X/James Thurber --
John Steinbeck/Edmund Wilson --
On American leisure/Irwin Edman --
Seed corn and mistletoe/Bernard de Voto --
Freedom/E.B. White --
French and English spoken/Theodore Pratt --
The old gentleman/Gilbert Highet.
Series Title: A Mentor book, MT706

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