The Oxford Book Of American Essays by Brander Matthews

The Oxford Book Of American Essays

byBrander Matthews

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Contents
Introduction
The Ephemera: an Emblem of Human Life
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).
The Whistle
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).
Dialogue Between Franklin and the Gout
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).
Consolation for the Old Bachelor
Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791).
John Bull
Washington Irving (1783-1859).
The Mutability of Literature
Washington Irving (1783-1859).
Kean’s Acting
Richard Henry Dana (1787-1879).
Gifts
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).
Uses of Great Men
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).
Buds and Bird-voices
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).
The Philosophy of Composition
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849).
Bread and the Newspaper
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894).
Walking
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).
On a Certain Condescension in Foreigners
James Russell Lowell (1819-1891).
Preface To "Leaves of Grass"
Walt Whitman (1819-1892).
Americanism in Literature
Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911).
Thackeray in America
George William Curtis (1824-1892).
Our March To Washington
Theodore Winthrop (1828-1861).
Calvin (A Study of Character)
Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900).
Five American Contributions To Civilization
Charles William Eliot (1834- ).
I Talk of Dreams
William Dean Howells (1837- ).
An Idyl of the Honey-bee
John Burroughs (1837- ).
Cut-off Copples’s
Clarence King (1842-1901).
The Théâtre Français
Henry James (1843- ).
Theocritus on Cape Cod
Hamilton Wright Mabie (1846- ).
Colonialism in the United States
Henry Cabot Lodge (1850- ).
New York After Paris
William Crary Brownell (1851- ).
The Tyranny of Things
Edward Sandford Martin (1856- ).
Free Trade Vs. Protection in Literature
Samuel McChord Crothers (1857- ).
Dante and the Bowery
Theodore Roosevelt (1858- ).
The Revolt of the Unfit
Nicholas Murray Butler (1862- ).
On Translating the Odes of Horace
William Peterfield Trent (1862- ).

Title:The Oxford Book Of American EssaysFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 31, 2012Publisher:Zhingoora BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990006117370

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