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2 edition of flowering of New England, 1815-1865. found in the catalog.

flowering of New England, 1815-1865.

Van Wyck Brooks

flowering of New England, 1815-1865.

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Published by The Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York: Dutton, 1936.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13963541M

Eliot, of St. And up to a certain point, I agree with you. One can prophesy already that when the series is even half complete it will be compared with Prescott's narratives of the Spanish conquest and with Motley's hook on "The Rise of the Dutch Republic. Particularly good is this, about the verse of Emerson—on whom, as might be expected, Mr.

It is about an approach to a text. Wrappers Paper coverings—plain, marbled or printed—attached by stitches, staples or glue to a text block to identify it and afford it some protection though much more fragile than a binding in plain, cloth or leather-covered boards. Today when the American republic is no longer lusty and crowing; when it feels that its fate is involved with that of Western civilization as a whole, which in turn is threatened by world upheavals that threaten to destroy all inherited culture—when the guns are booming one day in Addis Ababa, the next on the outskirts of Madrid, the next, perhaps, along the Rhine—today many sensitive men like Brooks arc turning back to the great past in order to see the real nature of the traditions that we are trying to save, and in order to gain new strength for the struggles ahead. Boards Hard front and rear covers of a bound book which are covered in cloth, leather or paper. Alcott brought the basket, and down they walked slowly to the jail. First he gives us New England inserene in its revolutionary heritage and its faith in the future.

But my sense is that the books Dask mentioned above by Van Wyck Brooks will be good reading for some of us who would not find the current stuff rewarding. Those were the days when a dozen men of genius gathered in the Saturday Club and talent seemed to be everywhere; but Brooks makes us feel how much of this genius and talent was going to be wasted. Incidentally, in finding my way to the proper place in Goodreads, I discovered Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize for history with this effort. The binding is strong. That loss is the literary sense of ourselves, which parallels the loss of the political and social senses of ourselves. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine.


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Flowering of New England, 1815-1865. book

Harper Lee nearly destroyed her reputation with teachers when Go Set a Watchman was published and Atticus Finch turned out to be a racist. Wardrop devotes a chapter to each of the narratives.

But he was wrong, I think, to characterize the book as "purely description and narration"; these words apply to its method, not its purpose. Five volumes.

Receive Electronic Catalogues. A garden, first of all. Then we learn of the desire for education and self-improvement that infected all ranks of society, from John Quincy Adams, who rose at 1815-1865.

book o'clock to read his Bible with English, French and German commentaries, down to Elihu Burritt, the learned blacksmith of Worcester. With old items, there is no way one can capture all the little imperfections in words, so the two media are meant to be the full description.

The trouble is that we have been looking for the New England spirit in the wrong places. New York: E. Incidentally, in finding my way to the proper place in Goodreads, I discovered Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize for history with this effort.

Van Wyck Brooks, March: The spine is lightly sun-faded No bookplate is attached or included. But Mumford's book was purely an essay, a stimulating outline that remained to be filled in.

Duodecimo 12MO Smaller than an octavo, typically less than six inches tall; smaller formats, such as 24mo and 32mo, are uncommon.

There was something bleached and dry, in the best of this verse, like that of an age-old wisdom, exposed for thousands of years to sun and wind, and a strong, clear, bracing mountain air seemed to have blown upon it.

Offset The unintended transfer of ink from one printed page to an adjacent page. More than any other writer, Brooks makes us feel the strength and richness—and the continuing effect —of American literature during its one great period.

In order to save on shipping costs when buying multiple items, place all items into your shopping cart, and check out all items in one order. The second half creates a mood of exultation, with its picture of the years from to when the New England mind was blossoming like New England lilacs— first the Boston lilacs, then those in the Concord dooryards, then a blaze of purple and white and false-blue from the Housatonic Valley to Penobscot Bay.

Can be tooled in gilt or blind. Broadside Sheet printed on one side, typically for public display, usually larger than folio size a folio being a broadside-size sheet printed on both sides and folded once, to make four pages.

Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep.

The Flowering of New England

By Van Wyck Brooks. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Shipping and insurance charges are additional. Thanks for your business. Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of copies, followed by a second printing of copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of copies, and a first edition, second printing of copies.

Times have changed. Yet, for the New England writer, the two stages became, more or less completely, one stage. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately. William Prescott.The Flowering of New England, di Van Wyck Brooks e una grande selezione di libri, arte e articoli da collezione disponibile su atlasbowling.com Nov 02,  · Finished 'The Antiquary' a few days ago and almost done with Whittier's poems.

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Oct 19,  · The “Finders and Makers” series began with The Flowering of New England, – (), followed by New England: Indian Summer, – (), The World of Washington Irving (), The Times of Melville and Whitman (), and The Confident Years: – ().

First the flowering, then the fruit, then the good wine in the bottle. Mr. Brooks has given us the expressed bouquet of the greatest, fruit-fullest seasons in New England’s literary history.

This book will long remain the standard vintage to use in celebrating the remembrance of these particular times past. Get this from a library! Flowering of new england, [Van Wyck Brooks].