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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864.
Stephen Foster & Co.
New York : Library of America, ©2010
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen Collins Foster; Ken Emerson
|Description:||xxii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||Plantation melodies --
Parlor ballads --
Drinking and temperance songs --
Songs of protest and poverty --
War songs --
|Series Title:||American poets project, 30.|
|Other Titles:||Stephen Foster and Company|
|Responsibility:||edited by Ken Emerson.|
America's first professional songwriter, Foster wrote lyrics that have entered our country's cultural bloodstream. Emerson presents a fully and delightfully annotated selection of Foster's most famous songs, and augments them with lyrics that either influenced Foster or were inspired by his genius.
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