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The shock of recognition : the development of literature in the United States recorded by the men who made it

Author: Edmund Wilson
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1943.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shock of recognition.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1943
(OCoLC)612936659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Wilson
OCLC Number: 17910264
Notes: "A collection of literary documents"--Foreword.
Description: xv, 1290 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Edgar Allan Poe (1845) ; A fable for critics (1848) / James Russell Lowell --
J. G. C. Brainard (1842) ; Longfellow's ballads (1842) ; Flaccus --
Thomas Ward (1843) ; William Ellery Channing (1843) ; Simms's The wigwam and the cabin (1846) ; William Cullen Bryant (1846) ; Sarah Margaret Fuller (1846) ; Hawthorne's Tales (1847) ; Lowell's A fable for critics (1849) ; Bayard Taylor (1849) ; Headley's The sacred mountain (1850) / Edgar Allan Poe --
Hawthorne and his mosses (1850) Herman Melville --
Thoreau (1863) / Ralph Waldo Emerson ; Thoreau (1865) / James Russell Lowell --
Emerson and Whitman : documents on their relations (1855-88) --
Diversions of the Echo Club (1871) / Bayard Taylor --
The Poe memorial (1875) : Sonnet to Poe / Stéphane Mallarmé ; Edgar Poe's significance / Walt Whitman --
Hawthorne (1879) ; William Dean Howells (1886) / Henry James --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses (1895) / Mark Twain --
Emerson (1897) / John Jay Chapman --
Stephen Crane from an English standpoint (1900) / H. G. Wells --
My Mark Twain (1910) / William Dean Howells --
The life of George Cabot Lodge (1911) / Henry Adams --
Henry James (1918) / T. S. Eliot --
William James (1920) ; Josiah Royce (1920) / George Santayana --
Studies in classic American literature : The spirit of place ; Benjamin Franklin ; Hector St. John de Crèvecœur ; Fenimore Cooper's white novels ; Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking novels ; Edgar Allan Poe ; Nathaniel Hawthorne and The scarlet letter ; Hawthorne's Blithedale romance ; Dana's Two years before the mast ; Herman Melville's Typee and Omoo ; Herman Melville's Moby Dick ; Whitman / D. H. Lawrence --
A critical fable (1922) / Amy Lowell --
Theodore Dreiser (1917) ; James Huneker (1917) ; A short view of Gamalielese (1921) ; Want ad (1926) ; Ring Lardner (1926) / M. L. Mencken --
e. e. cummings (1922) / John Dos Passos --
Letters to Van Wyck Brooks (1918-1938) / Sherwood Anderson.
Other Titles: Development of literature in the United States recorded by the men who made it
Literature in the United States
Responsibility: edited by Edmund Wilson.

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