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The Hoosiers

Author: Meredith Nicholson
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 1900.
Series: National Studies in American Letters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the immediate purpose of this book has been an examination of Indiana's performance in literature, it has seemed proper to approach the subject with a slight review of Indiana's political and social history.--Preface.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nicholson, Meredith, 1866-1947.
Hoosiers.
New York : Macmillan, 1900
(OCoLC)592371324
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Nicholson
OCLC Number: 10831197
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 277 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Indiana and her people --
The rural type and the dialect. The word "Hoosier" ; Pioneer difficulties ; The dialect --
Bringers of the light. Religious influences ; Early illiteracy ; Caleb Mills ; Julia L. Dumont and Catharine Merrill --
An experiment in socialism. New Harmony ; Robert Dale Owen and William Maclure ; Thomas Say and the scientists --
The Hoosier interpreted. Edward Eggleston ; James Whitcomb Riley --
Crawfordsville. "The Hoosier Athens" ; Lew Wallace ; Maurice Thompson ; Mary H. Krout and Caroline V. Krout --
"Of making many books there is no end." Indiana a point of departure ; Fiction ; History and politics ; Miscellaneous --
An Indiana choir. Early writers ; Forceythe Willson and Elizabeth Conwell Willson ; Later poets ; The Hoosier landscape.
Series Title: National Studies in American Letters.
Responsibility: by Meredith Nicholson.

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While the immediate purpose of this book has been an examination of Indiana's performance in literature, it has seemed proper to approach the subject with a slight review of Indiana's political and social history.--Preface.

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