A Student's History of American Literature

William SIMONDS (1860 - 1930)

Engaging history of American Lit from the 1600's up through the late 1890's. The author, who was a professor at Knox College, really put a lot into this, combining national history with his love for literature. - Summary by BellonaTimes

Genre(s): *Non-fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Bellona Times
00:03:44
Play 01 Ch 1. Early Colonial Literature. 1607-1700. Pt. 1.The English in Virginia Bellona Times
00:18:20
Play 02 Ch 1, Pt 2. Pilgrims and Puritans in New England Bellona Times
00:22:04
Play 03 Ch 1, Pt 3. The New England Clergy Bellona Times
00:24:47
Play 04 Ch 1, Pt 4. Puritan Poetry in New England Bellona Times
00:20:10
Play 05 Ch 2. The Eighteenth Century. Pt 1. The First Half of the Century Bellona Times
00:19:30
Play 06 Ch 2, Pt 2. Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1790 Bellona Times
00:27:36
Play 07 Ch 2, Pt 3. The Second Half of the Century Bellona Times
00:14:02
Play 08 Ch 2, Pt 4. Poetry of the Revolution Bellona Times
00:20:35
Play 09 Ch 2, Pt 5. The Close of the Century Bellona Times
00:26:04
Play 10 Ch 3. The Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Pt 1. The New Literature: The Knickerbocker Group Bellona Times
00:21:42
Play 11 Ch 3, Pt 2. Washington Irving: 1783-1859 Bellona Times
00:34:13
Play 12 Ch 3, Pt 3. James Fenimore Cooper: 1789-1851 Bellona Times
00:20:30
Play 13 Ch 3, Pt 4. William Cullen Bryant: 1794-1878 Bellona Times
00:38:28
Play 14 Ch 4. Philosophy and Romance. Pt 1. The Literary Development of New England Bellona Times
00:18:36
Play 15 Ch 4, Pt 2. Ralph Waldo Emerson: 1803-1882 Bellona Times
00:43:27
Play 16 Ch 4, Pt 3. Henry D. Thoreau: 1817-1862 Bellona Times
00:12:44
Play 17 Ch 4, Pt 4. Nathaniel Hawthorne: 1804-1864 Bellona Times
00:35:24
Play 18 Ch 4, Pt 5. Edgar Allan Poe: 1809-1849 Bellona Times
00:32:59
Play 19 Ch 5. The New England Poets. Pt 1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: 1807-1882 Bellona Times
00:34:04
Play 20 Ch 5, Pt 2. John Greenleaf Whittier: 1807-1892 Bellona Times
00:37:48
Play 21 Ch 5, Pt 3. James Russell Lowell: 1819-1891 Bellona Times
00:32:20
Play 22 Ch 5, Pt 4. Oliver Wendell Holmes: 1809-1894 Bellona Times
00:21:04
Play 23 Ch 6. General Literary Development. Pt 1. The Historians Bellona Times
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Play 24 Ch 6, Pt 2. Orators and Statesmen Bellona Times
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Play 25 Ch 6, Pt 3. Writers of Pennsylvania and New York Bellona Times
00:28:02
Play 26 Ch 6, Pt 4. Novelists and Humorists Bellona Times
00:18:22
Play 27 Ch 6, Pt 5. Poetry, South and North Bellona Times
00:36:33
Play 28 Ch 7. Recent Years. Pt 1. Scholars and Essayists Bellona Times
00:09:02
Play 29 Ch 7, Pt 2. Poets of this Generation Bellona Times
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Play 30 Ch 7, Pt 3. Contemporary Fiction Bellona Times
00:47:33