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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Moses Coit Tyler
|Description:||2 volumes in 1. ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||First volume, 1763-1776 --
Literary aspects of the period of the revolution --
The prelude of political debate: 1761-1764 --
Under the menace of the stamp act: November, 1764-April 1765 --
The American debate as enlivened by a British pamphleteer: 1765 --
The stamp act as a stimulant to political discussion: August, 1765-January, 1766 --
An early pulpit-champion of colonial rights: 1766 --
Descriptions of nature and man in the American wilderness: 1763-1775 --
Beginnings of new life in verse and prose: Philadelphia, Princeton, and New York: 1763-1775 --
Beginnings of new life in verse and prose: New England, 1763-1775 --
The rekindling of the great dispute: 1766-1769 --
British tea as a political intoxicant in America: 1770-1774 --
The summons for a great American council: May-September, 1774 --
The party of the loyalists and their literature --
Loyalist sermon writers: Jonathan Boucher --
The loyalists in argument against the measures of the first congress--the"Westchester farmer": November, 1774-April, 1775 --
The loyalists in argument against the measures of the first congress: "Masachusettensis." --
The loyalists in argument against the measures of the first congress: Joseph Galloway --
The satirical masterpiece of John Trumbull: 1775 --
Thomas Paine and the outbreak of the doctrine of independence: January-June, 1776 --
The popular debate over the proposal of independence: January-June, 1776 --
Thomas Jefferson and the great declaration --
Second volume, 1776-1783 --
Samuel Adams and William Livingston: their literary services to the revolution --
John Dickinson as penman of the American revolution --
Thomas Paine as literary freelance in the War of Independence: 1776-1783 --
The literary warfare against American independence: Loyalist writers in prose and verse: 1776-1783 --
The literary warfare against independence: Joseph Stansbury, Tory song-writer and satirist --
The literary warfare of the loyalists against American independence: Jonathan Odell, their chief satirist --
Francis Hopkinson as humorous champion of American independence: 1776-1781 --
Satires, songs, and ballads for American independence --
The dramatic literature of the revolution --
Prison literature --
Philip Freneau as poet and satirist in the war for independence: 1778-1783 --
Pulpit-champions of the American revolution --
Three academic preachers and publicists --
Two apostles of quietness and goodwill: John Woolman and St. John Crevecœur --
Franklin in the literature of the revolution --
The writers of history.
|Responsibility:||by Moses Coit Tyler.|
- American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
- Revolutionary literature, American -- History and criticism.
- United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
- American literature -- Revolutionary period (United States)
- Intellectual life.
- Revolutionary literature, American.
- United States.