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American literary essays.

Author: Lewis Leary
Publisher: New York, Crowell [1960]
Series: American literary forms.
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Leary, Lewis, 1906-1990.
American literary essays.
New York, Crowell [1960]
(OCoLC)610583348
Online version:
Leary, Lewis, 1906-1990.
American literary essays.
New York, Crowell [1960]
(OCoLC)610583354
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Leary
OCLC Number: 270672
Description: 318 pages 24 cm.
Contents: Possibilities: What is an American / Hector St. John de Crevecoeur --
English writers on America / Washington Irving --
American scholar / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
National literature / James Kirk Paulding --
Nationality in American letters / Edgar Allan Poe --
Democratic American Genius / Walt Whitman --
Absent things in American life / Henry James --
Art & Democracy / Art Dean Howells --
American culture / H.L. Mencken --
Humor in America / Constance Rourke --
Reality in America / Lionel Trilling --
Traditions in American literature / William Asn O'Connor --
What is American about America? / John A. Kouwenhoven --
People: Portion of an autobiography / Benjamin Franklin --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses / Mark Twain --
Edgar Poe's Significance / Walt Whitman --
Hawthorne and his Mosses / Herman Melville --
Emerson / John Jay Chapman --
Thoreau / James Russel Lowell --
Craft of Herman Melville / R.P. Blackmur --
Walt Whitman / Henry David Thoreau --
Walt Whitman: Dandy-upside-down / Sidney Lanier --
Emily Dickinson / Allen Tate --
Where I lived, and what I lived for / Henry David Thoreau --
New England reformers / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Brahmin caste of New England / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Education of Henry Adams / Henry Adams --
Attitudes toward Henry James / Philip Rahv --
Poetry: Poet / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Heresy of the didactic / Edgar Allan Poe --
Backward glance / Walt Whitman --
Elements and function of poetry / George Santayana --
Poet's trade / Amy Lowell --
Poetry in America / H.L. Mencken --
Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot --
Figure a poem makes / Robert Frost --
Poetry / E.B. White --
Anglo-American difference / W.H. Auden --
New Poetry / Donald Hall --
Prose Fiction: Tale Proper / Edgar Allan Poe --
Romance as epic / William Gilmore Simms --
Romance and the novel: Four extracts / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Realism in literature / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Some remarks on fiction: Three extracts --
Subjects for American fiction / William Dean Howells --
Rise of the short story / Bret Harte --
Local color in art / Hamlin Garland --
Novel with a purpose / Frank Norris --
Art of fiction / Henry James --
Social themes in American realism / James T. Farrell --
Broken circuit: Romance and the American novel / Richard Chase --
Prospects: Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Gettysburg Address / Abraham Lincoln --
Prospects of literature / Logan Pearsall Smith --
On literature today / Van Wyck Brooks --
We're on the road / William Barrett --
Stockholm address to the youth of Japan / William Faulkner.
Series Title: American literary forms.

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