BROOKS, VAN WYCK
Title The Flowering Of New England 1815-1865.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Previous owner's supplementary illustations, some glued, and a few pencil marks.
Edition # 645A
Publisher E. P. Dutton, London: 1952.
Seller ID 10920X1
A brilliant account of the lives of some 50 authors and painters, a poetic evocation of 19th century Boston, and an almost reverential tribute to the genius of Hawthorne, Emerson & Thoreau. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: American Literature, New England, History, Criticism, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louisa Alcott, Van Wyck Brooks, William Wordsworth, George Ticknor, Daniel Webster, William Hickling Prescott, Andrews Norton, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edward Everett, William Ellery Channing, Richard Henry Dana, Amos Bronson Alcott, Henry David Thoreau).