The Early American Novel
Columbia University, 1907 - 131 pagina's
This 1907 dissertation explores the development of the American novel, and includes a discussion on the influence on American literature by author James Fenimore Cooper.
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Pagina 95 - A Peep at the Pilgrims in 1636. A tale of Olden Times, by the author of Divers Unfinished Manuscripts, etc.
Pagina 92 - In 2 vols. 12mo. THE SPY : A Tale of the Neutral Ground. By the Author of
Pagina 85 - Posthumous Works of Ann Eliza Bleecker, in Prose and Verse. To which is added, A Collection of Essays, Prose and Poetical, by Margaretta V. Faugeres. New York: T.
Pagina 25 - How will your wonder, and that of your companions, be excited by my story! Every sentiment will yield to your amazement. If my testimony were without corroborations, you would reject it as incredible. The experience of no human being can furnish a parallel: That I, beyond the rest of mankind, should be reserved for a destiny without alleviation, and without example!
Pagina 91 - History of the Female American, or the Extraordinary Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield, Compiled by Herself.
Pagina 86 - CYNTHIA ; with the Tragical Account of the Unfortunate Loves of Almerin and Desdemona : being a N ovel. Done by an English Hand. The Sixth Edition corrected. London : Printed for Eben. Tracy, at the Three Bibles on London Bridge." (Date erased.) Who was the "English Hand," and what was the date of publication ? G.