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In the American grain

Author: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: Norfolk, Conn. : New Directions, [between 1939 and 1948]
Series: The New classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Carlos Williams
OCLC Number: 1280783
Notes: Two printings of this edition are known to exist, one published in 1939, the other, 1948. Cf. Wallace, E.M. Williams, p. 24-25.
Red Eric -- The discovery of the Indies, Christopher Columbus -- The destruction of Tenochtitlan, Cortez and Montezuma -- The fountain of eternal youth, Juan Ponce de Leon -- De Soto and the New World -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Voyage of the Mayflower -- The founding of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain -- The May-pole at Merrymount, Thomas Morton -- Cotton Mather's Wonders of the invisible world -- Père Sebastian Rasles -- The discovery of Kentucky, Daniel Boone -- George Washington -- Poor Richard, Benjamin Franklin -- Battle between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, John Paul Jones -- Jacataqua -- The virtue of history, Aaron Burr -- Advent of the slaves -- Edgar Allan Poe -- Abraham Lincoln.
Description: 235 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Red Eric--The discovery of the Indies; Christopher Columbus.--The destruction of Tenochtitlan; Cortez and Montezuma.--The fountain of eternal youth; Juan Ponce de Leon.--De Soto and the new world.--Sir Walter Raleigh.--Voyage of the "Mayflower."--The founding of Quebec; Samuel de Champlain.--The May-pole at Merrymount; Thomas Morton.--Cotton Mather's Wonders of the invisible world: I. Enchantments encountered. II. The trial of Bridget Bishop at Salem. III. Curiosities.--Père Sebastian Rasles.--The discovery of Kentucky; Daniel Boone.--George Washington.--Poor Richard; Benjamin Franklin.--Rattle between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis; John Paul Jones.--Jactaqua.--The virtue of histoy; Aaron Burr.--Advent of the slaves.--Edgar Allan Poe.--Abraham Lincoln.
Series Title: The New classics
Responsibility: William Carlos Williams ; with an introduction by Horace Gregory.

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