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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Essays in early Virginia literature honoring Richard Beale Davis.
New York : B. Franklin, ©1977
(OCoLC)644361767
Named Person: Richard Beale Davis; Richard Beale Davis; Richard Beale Davis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Beale Davis; J A Leo Lemay
ISBN: 0891020675 9780891020677
OCLC Number: 2681029
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Richard Beale Davis --
Richard Beale Davis Bibliography --
Introduction --
Thomas Hariot, John White, and Ould Virginia / Everette Emerson --
The Adventures of Capitan John Smith as Heroic Legend / Lewis Leary --
Samuel Purchas, the Indefatigable Encyclopedist Who Lacked Good Judgment / Phillip L. Barbour --
Henry Norwood and His Voyage to Virginia / Leota Harris Hirsch --
To Caesar Friend or Foe? The Burwell Papers and Bacon's Rebellion / W.H. Ward --
Robert Beverley: Colonial Ecologist and Indian Lover / Wilbur R. Jacobs --
Style, Substance, and Self in William Byrd's Familiar Letters / Robert D. Arner --
The Rev. Samuel Davies' Essay Series: The Virginia Centinel, 1756-1757 / J.A. Leo Lemay --
The Reverend John Camm: "To Raise a Flame and Live In It" / Homer D. Kemp --
A Mirror of Virtue for a Declining Land: John Camm's Funeral Sermon for William Nelson / Edited by Jack P. Greene --
Penman of the Revolution: A Case for Arthur Lee / A.R. Riggs --
Chaos and Imaginative Order in Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia / William J. Scheick --
The Literary Aesthetic of Thomas Jefferson / Stephen D. Cox --
Tucker's "Hermit of the Mountain" Essays: Prolegomenon for a Collected Edition / Carl Dolmetsch.
Responsibility: edited by J.A. Leo Lemay.

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