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The American reader, edited by Claude M. Simpson ... and Allan Nevins ... with a foreword and editorial advice by Henry Seidel Canby

Label
The American reader
Title
The American reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Claude M. Simpson ... and Allan Nevins ... with a foreword and editorial advice by Henry Seidel Canby
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simpson, Claude M.
Dewey number
810.823
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS507
LC item number
.S57
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1890-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nevins, Allan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • United States
Label
The American reader, edited by Claude M. Simpson ... and Allan Nevins ... with a foreword and editorial advice by Henry Seidel Canby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references in "Notes" (pages [893]-896)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I become a student / Lincoln Steffens -- My home / Clarence Darrow -- Learning the river / Samuel L. Clemens -- Where I lived and what I lived for / Henry David Thoreau -- Rodeo / Thomas Hart Benton -- Wayside pikes / Clarence King -- Shooting the young idea / Heywood Broun -- George Lyman Kittredge / Stuart P. Sherman -- Charles Goodyear / James Parton -- The happy warrior / John Dos Passos -- Still rebels, still yankees / Donald Davidson -- The significance of the frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner -- Kansas / Carl Becker -- Information to those who would remove to America / Benjamin Franklin -- Changing America / Vernon L. Parrington -- Crash! / Frederick Lewis Allen -- From longhorn to combine / Paul B. Sears -- Thirty million new Americans / Louis Adamic -- To heaven by subway / The editors of Fortune -- Free speech in a democracy / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes -- The American of the future / Walt Whitman -- Humor and America / Max Eastman -- Huckleberry Finn / John Erskine -- Hawthorne's three American novels / Henry James -- The American scholar / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The poetic "renaissance" / Granville Hicks -- Fiction tells all / Henry Seidel Canby -- The American language / H.L. Mencken -- The negro's creative genius / James Weldon Johnson -- Music and the flag / Deems Taylor -- Contemporary American artists / Gerald Bywaters -- Architecture and civilization / Lewis Mumford -- Letters: George Washington to Martha Washington; Thomas Jefferson to President James Monroe; Herman Melville to Nathaniel Hawthorne; Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley; Artemus Ward to his wife; William James to Henry James -- Ballads and folksongs: Nathan Hale; I got shoes; John Henry; The roving gambler; The Erie Canal; The jealous lover of Lone Green Valley; The old Chisholm Trail; Good-by, old paint; O bury me not on the lone prairie; Git along, little dogies; Jesse James -- Poetry: Walt Whitman: One's-self I sing; From song of myself; I hear America singing; Night on the prairies; For you O democracy; Crossing Brooklyn ferry; O magnet-South; Cavalry crossing a ford; Come up from the fields father; As toilsome I wander'd Virginia's woods; Pioneers! O pioneers!; To a certain civilian -- Oliver Wendell Holmes: The height of the ridiculous; My aunt; The last leaf; Old ironsides; Brother Jonathan's lament for Sister Caroline -- John Greenleaf Whittier: The shoemakers; Massachusetts to Virginia; Telling the bees; The eternal goodness -- Robert Frost: Mending wall; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening; Two tramps in mud time; Birches; The road not taken; A lone striker; An oldman's winter night -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Hawthorne; From the song of Hiawatha: Hiawatha's wooing; The birds of Killingworth; The harvest moon; The tide rises, the tide falls -- Ralph Waldo Emerson: Concord hymn; Each and all; The humble-bee; The snow-storm; Terminus -- Edgar Allen Poe: Romance; To Helen; Lenore; Ulalume; Eldorado; Annabel Lee -- Sidney Lanier: Song of the chattahoochee; The mocking bird; The stirrup-cup; Corn; Thar's more in the man than thar is in the land; Evening song -- Stephen Vincent Benet: From John Brown's body: Invocation; Mountaineers; Appomattox -- James Russell Lowell: The pious editor's creed; The courtin'; Ode recited at the Harvard commemoration -- Edwin Arlington Robinson: Credo; Richard Cory; How annandale went out; Miniver cheevy -- Amy Lowell: The dinner-party -- Vachel Lindsay: The proud farmer; General William Booth enters into heaven; The eagle that is forgotten; In praise of Johnny Appleseed, part I -- Carl Sandburg: Chicago; To a contemporary bunkshooter; Caboose thoughts; Threes -- Archibald MacLeish: Speech to those who say comrade -- Drama: Green grow the lilacs / Lynn Riggs -- Our town / Thornton Wilder -- The green pastures / Marc Connelly -- Folk tales: The clockmaker / Thomas Chandler Haliburton -- A useful coonskin / David Crockett -- Th fight / A. B. Longstreet -- The big bear of Arkansas / T.B. Thorpe -- Sicily Burn's wedding / George W. Harris -- Uncle Remus: I. The wonderful tar-baby story; II. How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox / Joel Chandler Harris -- The buckskin harness / Esther Shephard -- Short stories: Lady Eleanore's mantle / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allen Poe -- The man without a country / Edward Everett Hale -- Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte -- The "harnt" that walks Chilhowee / Mary Noailles Murfree -- On the walpole road / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- One of the missing / Ambrose Bierce -- The return of a private / Hamlin Garland -- A municipal report / O. Henry -- I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden honeymoon / Ring Lardner -- The three-day blow / Ernest Hemingway -- How beautiful with shoes / Wilbur Daniel Steele -- He / Katherine Anne Porter -- The devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benet -- The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck -- Novelette: Remembering laughter / Wallace Stegner
Control code
1601652
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 866 pages
Lccn
41012648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)270789
Label
The American reader, edited by Claude M. Simpson ... and Allan Nevins ... with a foreword and editorial advice by Henry Seidel Canby
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references in "Notes" (pages [893]-896)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I become a student / Lincoln Steffens -- My home / Clarence Darrow -- Learning the river / Samuel L. Clemens -- Where I lived and what I lived for / Henry David Thoreau -- Rodeo / Thomas Hart Benton -- Wayside pikes / Clarence King -- Shooting the young idea / Heywood Broun -- George Lyman Kittredge / Stuart P. Sherman -- Charles Goodyear / James Parton -- The happy warrior / John Dos Passos -- Still rebels, still yankees / Donald Davidson -- The significance of the frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner -- Kansas / Carl Becker -- Information to those who would remove to America / Benjamin Franklin -- Changing America / Vernon L. Parrington -- Crash! / Frederick Lewis Allen -- From longhorn to combine / Paul B. Sears -- Thirty million new Americans / Louis Adamic -- To heaven by subway / The editors of Fortune -- Free speech in a democracy / Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes -- The American of the future / Walt Whitman -- Humor and America / Max Eastman -- Huckleberry Finn / John Erskine -- Hawthorne's three American novels / Henry James -- The American scholar / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The poetic "renaissance" / Granville Hicks -- Fiction tells all / Henry Seidel Canby -- The American language / H.L. Mencken -- The negro's creative genius / James Weldon Johnson -- Music and the flag / Deems Taylor -- Contemporary American artists / Gerald Bywaters -- Architecture and civilization / Lewis Mumford -- Letters: George Washington to Martha Washington; Thomas Jefferson to President James Monroe; Herman Melville to Nathaniel Hawthorne; Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley; Artemus Ward to his wife; William James to Henry James -- Ballads and folksongs: Nathan Hale; I got shoes; John Henry; The roving gambler; The Erie Canal; The jealous lover of Lone Green Valley; The old Chisholm Trail; Good-by, old paint; O bury me not on the lone prairie; Git along, little dogies; Jesse James -- Poetry: Walt Whitman: One's-self I sing; From song of myself; I hear America singing; Night on the prairies; For you O democracy; Crossing Brooklyn ferry; O magnet-South; Cavalry crossing a ford; Come up from the fields father; As toilsome I wander'd Virginia's woods; Pioneers! O pioneers!; To a certain civilian -- Oliver Wendell Holmes: The height of the ridiculous; My aunt; The last leaf; Old ironsides; Brother Jonathan's lament for Sister Caroline -- John Greenleaf Whittier: The shoemakers; Massachusetts to Virginia; Telling the bees; The eternal goodness -- Robert Frost: Mending wall; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening; Two tramps in mud time; Birches; The road not taken; A lone striker; An oldman's winter night -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Hawthorne; From the song of Hiawatha: Hiawatha's wooing; The birds of Killingworth; The harvest moon; The tide rises, the tide falls -- Ralph Waldo Emerson: Concord hymn; Each and all; The humble-bee; The snow-storm; Terminus -- Edgar Allen Poe: Romance; To Helen; Lenore; Ulalume; Eldorado; Annabel Lee -- Sidney Lanier: Song of the chattahoochee; The mocking bird; The stirrup-cup; Corn; Thar's more in the man than thar is in the land; Evening song -- Stephen Vincent Benet: From John Brown's body: Invocation; Mountaineers; Appomattox -- James Russell Lowell: The pious editor's creed; The courtin'; Ode recited at the Harvard commemoration -- Edwin Arlington Robinson: Credo; Richard Cory; How annandale went out; Miniver cheevy -- Amy Lowell: The dinner-party -- Vachel Lindsay: The proud farmer; General William Booth enters into heaven; The eagle that is forgotten; In praise of Johnny Appleseed, part I -- Carl Sandburg: Chicago; To a contemporary bunkshooter; Caboose thoughts; Threes -- Archibald MacLeish: Speech to those who say comrade -- Drama: Green grow the lilacs / Lynn Riggs -- Our town / Thornton Wilder -- The green pastures / Marc Connelly -- Folk tales: The clockmaker / Thomas Chandler Haliburton -- A useful coonskin / David Crockett -- Th fight / A. B. Longstreet -- The big bear of Arkansas / T.B. Thorpe -- Sicily Burn's wedding / George W. Harris -- Uncle Remus: I. The wonderful tar-baby story; II. How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox / Joel Chandler Harris -- The buckskin harness / Esther Shephard -- Short stories: Lady Eleanore's mantle / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allen Poe -- The man without a country / Edward Everett Hale -- Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte -- The "harnt" that walks Chilhowee / Mary Noailles Murfree -- On the walpole road / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- One of the missing / Ambrose Bierce -- The return of a private / Hamlin Garland -- A municipal report / O. Henry -- I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden honeymoon / Ring Lardner -- The three-day blow / Ernest Hemingway -- How beautiful with shoes / Wilbur Daniel Steele -- He / Katherine Anne Porter -- The devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benet -- The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck -- Novelette: Remembering laughter / Wallace Stegner
Control code
1601652
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 866 pages
Lccn
41012648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)270789

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