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The flowering of New England

Author: Van Wyck BrooksDaniel Berkeley UpdikeR J HoldenMerrymount Press,Limited Editions Club,All authors
Publisher: Boston : Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the Merrymount Press, 1941.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Van Wyck Brooks; Daniel Berkeley Updike; R J Holden; Merrymount Press,; Limited Editions Club,; Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1748292
Notes: "Awarded the Limited Editions Club's gold medal in November, 1938. This edition was prepared for the members of the Club by D.B. Updike ... The edition consists of fifteen hundred numbered copies. The illustrations were made by Ray J. Holden, who here signs"--Colophon.
Sequel: New England: Indian summer, 1865-1915.
Includes index.
Issued in slipcase.
Description: xxi, 468 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: The ordeal, pilgrimage, and flowering of Van Wyck Brooks --
The Boston of Gilbert Stuart --
Harvard College in 1815 --
The coast and the hinterland --
George Ticknor's wanderjahre --
The new age in Boston and Cambridge --
The North American Review: Sparks, Bancroft --
Prescott's Ferdinand and Isabella --
Longfellow in Cambridge --
The younger generation of 1840 --
Emerson in Concord --
Hawthorne in Salem --
Alcott, Margaret Fuller, and Brook Farm --
Emerson: wood-notes --
Concord: 1840-1844 --
Thoreau --
Cambridge: Longfellow, Dana the younger, Lowell --
The Boston historians: Motley --
Dr. Holmes --
Thoreau at Walden --
West of Boston --
The anti-slavery writers --
New England at large --
Concord in the fifties --
Cambridge in the Fifties --
The romantic exiles --
The autocrat --
The Saturday club: Lowell's essays --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Flowering of New England, 1815-1865
Responsibility: by Van Wyck Brooks ; with an introduction by M.A. DeWolfe Howe and illustrations by R.J. Holden.

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