The Cambridge History of American Literature, in Three Volumes: Volume I: Colonial and Revolutionary Literature, Early National Literature: Part I; Volume II: Early National Literature: Part II, Later National Literature: Part II; Volume III: Later National Literature: Parts II and III

By: Trent, William Peterfield; Erskine, John; Sherman, Stuart P.; Van Doren, Carl

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All three volumes lack jackets, spines of all three volumes faintly toned, spine head and spine base of all three volumes lightly rubbed, minor chip along top edge of pages v-viii of Volume III. 1933 Hard Cover. xvii, 380; x, 430; xiii, 678 pp. Three volume set. Volume I CONTENTS: Book I: Colonial and Revolutionary Literature - Travellers and Explorers, 1583-1763; The Historians, 1607-1783; The Puritan Divines, 1620-1720; Edwards; Philosophers and Divines, 1720-1789; Franklin; Colonial Newspapers and Magazines, 1704-1775; American Political Writing, 1760-1789; The Beginning of Verse, 1610-1808; Book II: Early National Literature - Travellers and Observers, 1763-1846; The Early Drama, 1756-1860; Early Essayists; Irving; Bryant and the Minor Poets; Fiction I: Brown, Cooper; Fiction II: Contemporaries of Cooper; Transcendentalism; Emerson. Volume II CONTENTS: Book II (Continued): Early National Literature: Part II - Thoreau; Hawthorne; Longfellow; Whittier; Poe; Publicists and Orators, 1800-1850; Webster; Writers on American History, 1783-1850; Prescott and Motley; Early Humorists; Magazines, Annuals, and Gift-Books, 1783-1850; Newspapers, 1775-1860; Divines and Moralists, 1783-1860; Writers and Familiar Verse; Lowell; Book III: Later National Literature: Part I - Whitman; Poets of the Civil War I: The North; Poets of the Civil War II: The South; The New South: Lanier; Dialect Writers; The Short Story; Books for Children. Volume III CONTENTS: Book III (Continued): Later National Literature: Part II - Mark Twain; Minor Humorists; Later Poets; The Later Novel: Howells; Henry James; Later Essayists; Travellers and Explorers, 1846-1900; Later Historians; Later Theology; Later Philosophy; The Drama, 1860-1918; Later Magazines; Newspapers Since 1860; Political Writing Since 1850; Lincoln; Education; Economists; Scholars; Patriotic Songs and Hymns; Oral Literature; Popular Bibles; Book Publishers and Publishing; The English Language in America; Non-English Writings, I: German, French, Yiddish; Non-English Writings, II: Aboriginal.

Title: The Cambridge History of American Literature, in Three Volumes: Volume I: Colonial and Revolutionary Literature, Early National Literature: Part I; Volume II: Early National Literature: Part II, Later National Literature: Part II; Volume III: Later National Literature: Parts II and III

Author: Trent, William Peterfield; Erskine, John; Sherman, Stuart P.; Van Doren, Carl

Categories: Books on Books, American, Essays & Letters, Literary Criticism,

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1933

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2280932

Keywords: HISTORY AMERICAN LITERATURE BOOKS ON BOOKS ESSAYS LITERARY CRITICISM,