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The Oxford Book of American Literary Anecdotes / Edited by Donald Hall.


New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
ISBN 9780195029383, 0195029380

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Other Title American Literary Anecdotes
Book of American Literary Anecdotes
Other Authors Hall, Donald, 1928-
Subjects American literature -- History and criticism -- Anecdotes.
American literature.
Amerikaans.
Anekdote.
Anekdotes.
Anthologie.
Authors, American -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Authors, American.
Authors, English. -- Anecdotes.
Letterkunde.
Schriftsteller (Motiv)
USA.
Description xxiv, 360 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes index.
Includes indexes.
Summary The reader will find here some authors known best for unliterary accomplishments. Abraham lincoln's written words, nobly assembled, reside in the American consciourness. Also Thomas Jefferson and several less presidential public figures. Many well known as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allen Poe-etc.
Contents Anne Bradstreet -- Michael Wigglesworth -- Edward Taylor -- Samuel Sewall -- Cotton Mather -- William Byrd -- Jonathan Edwards -- Benjamin Franklin -- Mather Byles -- Thomas Paine -- Thomas Jefferson -- Philip Freneau -- Timothy Dwight -- Joel Barlow -- Noah Webster -- Charles Brockden Brown -- Daniel Webster -- Washington Irving -- James Fenimore Cooper -- William Cullen Bryant -- Bronson Alcott -- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- John Greenleaf Whittier -- Abraham Lincoln -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Edgar Allan Poe -- Margaret Fuller -- Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Horace Greeley -- Jones Very -- Henry David Thoreau -- Frederick Douglass -- Herman Melville -- Walt Whitman -- James Russell Lowell -- Emily Dickinson -- Horation Alger, Jr. -- Louisa May Alcott -- James Abbott McNeill Whistler -- Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) -- Bret Harte -- William Dean Howells -- Henry Adams -- Joaquin Miller -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- Sidney Lanier -- William James -- Henry James -- James Whitcomb Riley -- Henry Cabot Lodge -- Booker T. Washington -- Frank Harris -- Theodore Roosevelt -- John Dewey -- George Lyman Kittredge -- Edith Wharton -- W.S. Porter (O. Henry) -- George Santayana -- Lincoln Steffens -- Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Frank Norris -- Stephen Crane -- Theodore Dreiser -- James Weldon Johnson -- Willa Cather -- Ellen Glasgow -- Amy Lowell -- Gertrude Stein -- Robert Frost -- Sherwood Anderson -- Jack London -- Upton Sinclair -- Carl Sandburg -- Vachel Lindsay -- Wallace Stevens -- Carl Van Vechten -- H.L. Mencken -- Witter Bynner -- Ludwig Lewisohn -- William Carlos Williams -- Maxwell Perkins -- Ring Lardner -- Sinclair Lewis -- Ezra Pound -- Elinor Wylie -- Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) -- Alexander Woollcott -- Marianne Moore -- Robinson Jeffers -- Raymond Chandler -- T.S. Eliot -- Eugene O'Neill -- Robert Benchley -- George S. Kaufman -- Harold Ross -- Elmer Rice -- Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Dorothy Parker -- John P. Marquand -- E.E. Cummings -- Dashiell Hammett -- James Thurber -- Ben Hecht -- Edmund Wilson -- John Dos Passos -- F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Louise Bogan -- William Faulkner -- Thornton Wilder -- John Wheelwright -- Harry Crosby -- Vladimir Nabokov -- Ernest Hemingway -- Hart Crane -- Allen Tate -- Thomas Wolfe -- Margaret Mitchell -- Langston Hughes -- John Steinbeck -- Nathanael West -- Louis Zukofsky -- John O'Hara -- Clifford Odets -- W.H. Auden -- Theodore Roethke -- Richard Wright -- James Agee -- Charles Olson -- Delmore Schwartz -- Randall Jarrell -- John Berryman -- Carson McCullers -- Robert Lowell -- Shirley Jackson -- James Jones -- Jack Kerouac -- Flannery O'Connor -- Frank O'Hara -- Anne Sexton -- Sylvia Plath.
Genre Anecdotes.
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7171294
(OCoLC)ocm07171294
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat

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