Backgrounds of Literature (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Backgrounds of Literature (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Hamilton Wright Mabie

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Backgrounds of Literature (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by Hamilton Wright Mabie

Published in 1903, this collection of essays focuses on writers and the locales they inhabited which most prominently inspired them.  Chapters include "The Lake Country and Wordsworth," "Emerson and Concord," "The Washington Irving Country," "Weimar and Goethe," "The Land of Lorna Doone," "America in Whitman's Poetry," and "The Land of Scott."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411457515
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 326
File size: 199 KB

About the Author

Hamilton Wright Mabie (1846-1916) was an American writer, educator, and editor.  Among his best-known works are Norse Stories, Retold from the Eddas (1882), Essays in Literary Interpretation (1892), A Child of Nature (1901), In Arcady (1903), and Backgrounds of Literature (1903).  

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