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The Resource Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America, by Van Wyck Brooks and Otto L. Bettmann

Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America, by Van Wyck Brooks and Otto L. Bettmann

Label
Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America
Title
Our literary heritage
Title remainder
a pictorial history of the writer in America
Statement of responsibility
by Van Wyck Brooks and Otto L. Bettmann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An abridgment of Van Wyck Brooks: Makers and finders
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1886-1963
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brooks, Van Wyck
Dewey number
810.903
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS92
LC item number
.B73
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bettmann, Otto
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Littérature américaine
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Geschichte
  • Literatur
  • USA
  • Littérature américaine
Label
Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America, by Van Wyck Brooks and Otto L. Bettmann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on the five volumes of ... [the author's] Makers and finders: a history of the writer in America, 1800-1915."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The world of Washington Irving: Philadelphia in 1800 -- The land of Yankees -- The Dutch along the Hudson -- Washington Irving -- Irving and Scott -- James Fenimore Cooper -- Later Knickerbockers -- The West -- Frontier life contributes to national literature -- The South -- Edgar Allan Poe -- William Cullen Bryant -- Painters and writers -- pt. 2. The flowering of New England: Boston and Cambridge -- New England minds lead the nation -- Widening horizons -- New England historians fulfill vital function -- The hour had struck for poets -- Young Boston goes to sea -- Transcendentalism explores the inner life -- The sage of Concord -- Henry Thoreau -- Intellectual whirlpools -- Brook Farm -- The Alcott family -- Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The anti-slavery writers -- Whittier, poet-laureate of New England -- Uncle Tom's Cabin -- James Russell Lowell -- Literary Boston -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- The Saturday club -- pt. 3. The times of Melville and Whitman: New York in the fifties -- Tales of the travellers -- Herman Melville -- Melville's Moby Dick -- Melville and Whitman -- Leaves of Grass -- Walt Whitman: the image of the poet -- The far west -- The world of Bret Harte -- Cowboys bandits and books -- The midwest -- Sidney Lanier -- Negro folklore charms the nation -- Regional writing -- George W. Cable -- Mark Twain -- pt. 4. New England, Indian summer: Henry Adams -- Practically triumphant -- The rise of realism -- Writers strive for a better world -- The problem of Europe in American breasts -- Henry James -- Emily Dickinson -- Women writers gain in influence -- Poetry in decline -- pt. 5. The confident years: The ghetto a school for writers -- Stephen Crane -- Reformers, reporters, writers -- O. Henry -- New York high society -- Chicago -- The west's new voices -- Theodore Dreiser -- Small town -- Willa Cather -- Saving the cowboy from oblivion -- San Francisco in the nineties -- Jack London -- Ellen Glasgow -- The southwest -- Gertrude Stein -- Mencken of Baltimore -- Sinclair Lewis -- The imagists -- Eugene O'Neill -- Poetic renaissance
Control code
ocm00269165
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
ix, 241 pages
Isbn
9780525172758
Lccn
56008325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 5387
  • (OCoLC)00269165
Label
Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America, by Van Wyck Brooks and Otto L. Bettmann
Publication
Note
"Based on the five volumes of ... [the author's] Makers and finders: a history of the writer in America, 1800-1915."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The world of Washington Irving: Philadelphia in 1800 -- The land of Yankees -- The Dutch along the Hudson -- Washington Irving -- Irving and Scott -- James Fenimore Cooper -- Later Knickerbockers -- The West -- Frontier life contributes to national literature -- The South -- Edgar Allan Poe -- William Cullen Bryant -- Painters and writers -- pt. 2. The flowering of New England: Boston and Cambridge -- New England minds lead the nation -- Widening horizons -- New England historians fulfill vital function -- The hour had struck for poets -- Young Boston goes to sea -- Transcendentalism explores the inner life -- The sage of Concord -- Henry Thoreau -- Intellectual whirlpools -- Brook Farm -- The Alcott family -- Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The anti-slavery writers -- Whittier, poet-laureate of New England -- Uncle Tom's Cabin -- James Russell Lowell -- Literary Boston -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- The Saturday club -- pt. 3. The times of Melville and Whitman: New York in the fifties -- Tales of the travellers -- Herman Melville -- Melville's Moby Dick -- Melville and Whitman -- Leaves of Grass -- Walt Whitman: the image of the poet -- The far west -- The world of Bret Harte -- Cowboys bandits and books -- The midwest -- Sidney Lanier -- Negro folklore charms the nation -- Regional writing -- George W. Cable -- Mark Twain -- pt. 4. New England, Indian summer: Henry Adams -- Practically triumphant -- The rise of realism -- Writers strive for a better world -- The problem of Europe in American breasts -- Henry James -- Emily Dickinson -- Women writers gain in influence -- Poetry in decline -- pt. 5. The confident years: The ghetto a school for writers -- Stephen Crane -- Reformers, reporters, writers -- O. Henry -- New York high society -- Chicago -- The west's new voices -- Theodore Dreiser -- Small town -- Willa Cather -- Saving the cowboy from oblivion -- San Francisco in the nineties -- Jack London -- Ellen Glasgow -- The southwest -- Gertrude Stein -- Mencken of Baltimore -- Sinclair Lewis -- The imagists -- Eugene O'Neill -- Poetic renaissance
Control code
ocm00269165
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
ix, 241 pages
Isbn
9780525172758
Lccn
56008325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 5387
  • (OCoLC)00269165

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