The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21). rn VOLUME XVII. Later National Literature, Part II.

XIII. Later Essayists


Conway, Adaline May. The Essay in American Literature. 1914.

Matthews, B. [ed.]. The Oxford Book of American Essays. 1914.

Payne, W. M. Leading American Essayists. 1910.

Conway, Moncure Daniel. Tracts for Today. Cincinnati, 1858. The Rejected Stone; or, Insurrection vs. Resurrection. Boston, 1861. The Golden Hour. Boston, 1862. Republican Superstitions as Illustrated in the Political History of America. London, 1872. The Sacred Anthology; A Book of Ethnical Scriptures. London, 1874. Idols and Ideals, with an Essay on Christianity. 1877. Liberty and Morality; a Discourse.… London, 1878. Thomas Paine, A Criticism. [With R. G. Ingersoll, A Vindication of Thomas Paine.] Chicago, 1879. The Life and Death of Garfield. A Discourse. London, 1881. Thomas Carlyle. 1881. The Wandering Jew [novel]. London, 1881. Travels in South Kensington.… London, 1882. Emerson at Home and Abroad. London, 1883. Omitted Chapters of History, disclosed in the Life and Papers of Edmund Randolph. 1888. Demonology and Devil Lore. 1889. 2 vols. Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne. London, 1890. The Life of Thomas Paine; with a History of his Literary, Political and Religious Career in America, France and England. 1892. 2 vols. Barons of the Potomack and the Rappahannock. 1892. Centenary History of the South Place Society.… London, 1894. Solomon and Solomonic Literature. Chicago, 1899. The Memories and Experiences of M. D. Conway. Boston, 1904. 2 vols. My Pilgrimage to the Wise Men of the East. Boston, 1906. Moncure Daniel Conway. Addresses and Reprints, 1850–1907. Boston, 1909. Various sermons and addresses not listed. Edited: J. A. Froude, The Nemesis of Faith. London, 1903. George Washington and Mount Vernon. A Collection of Washington’s Unpublished Agricultural and Personal Letters. Brooklyn, 1889. The Writings of Thomas Paine. 1894–96. 4 vols.

Curtis, George William. Nile Notes of a Howadji. 1851. The Howadji in Syria. 1852. Lotus Eating; A Summer Book. 1852. The Potiphar Papers. 1853. Prue and I. 1856. Works. 5 vols. 1856. The Duty of the American Scholar to Politics and the Times; An Oration. … 1846. Trumps. A Novel. 1861. James Russell Lowell; an Address. 1873. Charles Sumner. A Eulogy. … [Boston? 1874?] The Public Duty of Educated Men.… Oration.… Albany, 1878. Life, Character and Writings of William Cullen Bryant. A Commemorative Address. 1879. Robert Burns. An Address. … 1880. Wendell Phillips. A Eulogy. … 1884. From the Easy Chair. 1891. Other Essays from the Easy Chair. 1893. From the Easy Chair. Third Series. 1894. Literary and Social Essays. 1895. Orations and Addresses. 1894. 3 vols. [ed. Norton, C. E.] Ars Recte Vivendi. Being Essays contributed to The Easy Chair. 1898. Early Letters of George William Curtis to John S. Dwight. Brook Farm and Concord. 1898. War-Time Letters of George William Curtis. Atlantic Monthly, 1912. Some Early Letters. Atlantic Monthly, 1914. Numerous addresses and pamphlets. Edited: The Correspondence of J. L. Motley. 1889.

Cary, Edward. George William Curtis. Boston, 1894. (American Men of Letters.)

Chadwick, J. W. George William Curtis. An Address. 1893.

Hale, E. E. Curtis, Whittier and Longfellow. In Five Prophets of Today. Boston, 1892.

Godwin, Parke. A Commemorative Address delivered before the Century Association.… 1893.

Payne, W. M. George William Curtis. In Leading American Essayists, 1910.

Schurz, Carl. George William Curtis. Friend of the Republic. McClure’s Magazine, 1904.

Winter, W. George William Curtis. A Eulogy.… 1893.

Hale, Edward Everett. Kansas and Nebraska… Directions to Emigrants. Boston, 1854. Ninety Days’ Worth of Europe. Boston, 1861. How to Do It. Boston, 1871. What Career? Ten Papers on the Choice of a Vocation and the Use of Time. Boston, 1878. Seven Spanish Cities and the Way to Them. Boston, 1883. The Story of Spain. 1887. Franklin in France. From Original Documents … (with E. E. Hale, Jr.), Boston, 1887–88. 2 vols. How They Lived at Hampton: A Study of Practical Christianity Applied in the Manufacture of Woollens. Boston, 1888. The Naval History of the American Revolution. In Winsor’s Narrative and Critical History of America, Vol. VI, 1888. The Life of George Washington, Studi d Anew. 1888. The Story of Massachusetts. Boston, 1891. The Life of Christopher Columbus.… Chicago, 1891. A New England Boyhood. 1893. Historic Boston and Its Neighborhood. 1898. Works. Boston, 1898–1901. 10 vols. James Russell Lowell. Boston, 1899. James Russell Lowell and His Friends. Boston, 1899. Ralph Waldo Emerson … together with Two Early Essays of Emerson. Boston, 1899. How to Live. Boston, 1902. Memories of a Hundred Years. 1902. 2 vols. “We, the People.” A Series of Papers on Topics of Today. 1903. Tarry at Home Travels. 1906.

Hale, Edward Everett, Jr. The Life and Letters of Edward Everett Hale. Boston, 1917. 2 vols.

See, also, Bibliography to Book III, Chap. VI.

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. Outdoor Papers. Boston, 1863. The Works of Epictetus [translated]. Boston, 1865. Harvard Memorial Biographies [ed.] Cambridge, 1866. 2 vols. Malbone: an Oldport Romance. Boston, 1869. Army Life in a Black Regiment. Boston, 1870. Atlantic Essays. Boston, 1871. Oldport Days. Boston, 1873. Young Folks’ History of the United States. Boston, 1875. Short Studies of American Authors. Boston, 1879. Common Sense about Women. Boston, 1881. Margaret Fuller Ossoli. Boston, 1884 (American Men of Letters). Larger History of the United States. 1885. The Monarch of Dreams. Boston, 1886. Hints on Writing and Speech-making. 1887. Women and Men. 1887. Poems by Emily Dickinson [ed. with Mabel Loomis Todd]. Boston, 1890. 2d ser., 1891; 3d ser., 1896. Life of Francis Higginson. 1891. Concerning All of Us. 1892. Book and Heart: Essays on Literature and Life. 1897. Cheerful Yesterdays. Boston, 1898. Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic. 1898. Old Cambridge. 1899. Contemporaries. Boston, 1899. Writings. 7 vols. Boston, 1900. Women and the Alphabet. Boston, 1900 [included in Writings]. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Boston, 1902 (American Men of Letters). John Greenleaf Whittier. 1902 (English Men of Letters). Reader’s History of American Literature [with H. W. Boynton]. Boston, 1903. Fifteen Sonnets of Petrarch [translated]. Boston, 1903. Part of a Man’s Life. Boston, 1905. Life and Times of Stephen Higginson. Boston, 1907. Things Worth While. 1908. Carlyle’s Laugh, and Other Surprises. Boston, 1909. For Higginson’s many minor writings see the bibliography in the Life by Mary Thacher Higginson cited below.

Bentzon, Th. [Madame Blanc]. A Typical American. Translated … by E. M. Waller. London, 1902.

Bowen, E. W. Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Sewanee Review, 1915.

Davis, Andrew McFarland. Thomas Wentworth Higginson. American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1912.

Higginson, Mary Thacher. Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The Story of his Life. Boston, 1914. [Valuable bibliography.]

Howe, Julia Ward. Words for the Hour. Boston, 1857. A Trip to Cuba. Boston, 1860. From the Oak to the Olive. A Plain Record of a Pleasant Journey. Boston, 1868. Sex and Education.… Boston, 1874. Modern Society. Boston, 1881. Margaret Fuller. Boston, 1883. Is Polite Society Polite? And Other Essays. Boston and New York, 1895. Reminiscences 1819–1899. 1899. A Sunset. Boston and New York, 1910. Julia Ward Howe and the Woman Suffrage Movement: A Selection from her Speeches and Essays. Boston, 1913.

Richards, Laura E., Maud Howe Elliott, and Florence Howe Hall. Julia Ward Howe, 1819–1910. 2 vols.

Hutton, Laurence. Plays and Players. 1875. Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works [with Clara Erskine Waters]. Boston, 1880. Literary Landmarks of London. Boston, 1885. Curiosities of the American Stage. 1891. Literary Landmarks of Edinburgh. 1892. From the Books of Laurence Hutton. 1892. Portraits in Plaster. 1894. Other Times and Other Seasons. 1895. Literary Landmarks of Jerusalem. 1895. Literary Landmarks of Venice. 1896. Literary Landmarks of Florence. 1897. Literary Landmarks of Rome. 1897. Literary Landmarks of Oxford. 1903. Literary Landmarks of the Scottish Universities. 1904.

Edited: American Actor Series. Boston, 1881–82. 5 vols. Opening Addresses [at American theatres]. Dunlap Society, No. 3, 1887. Lester Wallack’s Memories of Fifty Years. 1889. Letters of Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins. 1892. [With Brander Matthews] Actors and Actresses of Great Britain and the United States. 1886. [With W. Carey] Occasional Addresses [at American theatres]. Dunlap Society, No. 12, 1890.

See, also, Bibliography to Book III, Chap. XVIII.

Moore, I. Talks in a Library with Laurence Hutton. 1905.

Mabie, Hamilton Wright. Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas. 1882. Nature in New England. 1890. My Study Fire. 1890. Short Studies in Literature. 1891. Under the Trees and Elsewhere. 1891. Essays in Literary Interpretation. 1892. My Study Fire. Second Series. 1894. Nature and Culture. 1897. Books and Culture. 1897. Work and Culture. 1898. In the Forest of Arden. 1899. The Life of the Spirit. 1899. William Shakespeare, Poet, Dramatist, and Man. 1900. A Child of Nature. 1901. Works and Days. 1902. Parables of Life. 1902. In Arcady. 1903. Backgrounds of Literature. 1903. The Great Word. 1905. Christmas Today. 1908. The Writers of Knickerbocker New York. 1912. American Ideals, Character, and Life. 1913. Japan Today and Tomorrow. 1914. Educational Exchange with Japan.… Report.… Washington, 1914. Fruits of the Spirit. 1917. A large amount of miscellaneous editorial work.

Mitchell, Donald Grant [“Ik Marvel”]. Fresh Gleanings; or, A New Sheaf from the Old Fields of Continental Europe. 1847. The Lorgnette; or, Studies of the Town. 1850. The Battle Summer, being Transcripts from Personal Observation in Paris, during the Year 1848. 1850. Reveries of a Bachelor:or A Book of the Heart. 1850. Dream Life: A Fable of the Seasons. 1851. Fudge Doings; being Tony Fudge’s Record of the Same. 1855. 2 vols. My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book. 1863. Wet Days at Edgewood with Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals. 1865. Dr. Johns. 1866. 2 vols. Seven Stories, with Basement and Attic. 1864. Rural Studies, with Hints for Country Places. 1867. [As Out-of-Town Places, with Hints for their Improvement. 1888.] About Old Story-tellers; of How and When They Lived, and What Stories They Told. 1878. Bound Together; A Sheaf of Papers. 1884. English Lands, Letters and Kings. 1889. 4 vols. American Lands and Letters. 1897–99. 2 vols. Works. 15 vols. 1907.

Muir, John. Picturesque California and the Region West of the Rocky Mountains from Alaska to Mexico. San Francisco, 1888. 2 vols. [ed. by Muir with many illustrations]. The Mountains of California. 1894. Our National Parks. Boston and New York, 1901. Stickeen. Boston and New York, 1909. Edward Henry Harriman. 1911. My First Summer in the Sierras. Boston and New York, 1911. The Yosemite. 1912. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth. Boston and New York, 1913. Letters to a Friend. Written to Mrs. Ezra S. Carr, 1866–1879. Boston and New York, 1915. Travels in Alaska. Boston and New York, 1915. Writings. Boston and New York [1916]. 6 vols. A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. Boston and New York 1916. Steep Trails. Boston and New York, 1918.

Norton, Charles Eliot. Notes of Travel and Study in Italy. Boston [1859]. The Soldier of the Good Cause. Boston, 1861. A Review of the Translation into Italian of the Commentary by Benvenuto de Imola on the Divina Commedia. Cambridge, 1861. William Blake, Artist and Poet. William Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job. With Descriptive Letterpress and a Sketch of the Artist’s Life and Works. Boston, 1875. List of Principal Books relating to the Life and Works of Michelangelo, with Notes. Cambridge, 1879. Historical Studies of Church Building in the Middle Ages. Venice, Siena, Florence. 1880. Harvard University. In: Four American Universities. 1895. Rudyard Kipling. A Biographical Sketch. 1899. The Poet Gray as a Naturalist. With Selections from his Notes on the Systema Naturæ of Linnæus, and Facsimiles of some of his Drawings. Boston, 1903. Ashfield’s Childrens’ Exhibit and Prize Day. [Boston, 1905.] Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. A Sketch of his Life … together with Longfellow’s Chief Autobiographical Poems. Boston and New York, 1907. Translations: The New Life of Dante; an Essay with Translations. Cambridge, 1859. The New Life of Dante Alighieri. Boston, 1860. Dante Aligheri. The Divine Comedy. Boston, 1892. 3 vols. Edited: The Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough. With a Memoir. Boston, 1862. Chauncy Wright. Philosophical Discussions. With a Biographical Sketch. 1877. The North American Review [with Lowell, J. R.] 1864–68. The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834–1873. Boston, 1883. Supplementary Letters. Boston, 1886. The Heart of Oak Books. Boston, 1893–97. George William Curtis. Orations and Addresses. 1894. 3 vols. Letters of James Russell Lowell. 1894. 2 vols. The Poems of John Donne. 1895. The Poems of Mrs. Anne Bradstreet … with an Introduction. 1897. Thomas Carlyle. Two Note Books. 1822–1832. 1898. Letters from Ralph Waldo Emerson to a Friend. 1838–1853. Boston, 1899. Comments of John Ruskin on the Divina Commedia, compiled byGeorge P. Huntington, with an Introduction.… Boston, 1903. Letters of John Ruskin to Charles Eliot Norton. Boston, 1904. Ariadne Florentina. Six Lectures … by John Ruskin, with an Introduction. 1904. Rudyard Kipling. Plain Tales from the Hills. With a Biographical Sketch. 1908.

Chapman, J. J. Charles Eliot Norton. Memories and Milestones. 1915.

Emerson, E. W., and W. F. Harris. Charles Eliot Norton. Two Addresses. Boston, 1912.

Harvard Graduates’ Magazine. Charles Eliot Norton. Number. Vol. XVI, 1907.

Higginson, T. W. Charles Eliot Norton. Carlyle’s Laugh and Other Surprises. Boston, 1909.

Howells, W. D. Charles Eliot Norton. A Reminiscence. North American Review, 1913.

James, H. An American Art Scholar. Notes on Novelists, with Some Other Notes. 1914.

Norton, Charles Eliot. Letters … with Biographical Comment by his Daughter … and M. A. DeWolfe Howe. Boston, 1913. 2 vols.

Stedman, Edmund Clarence. The Battle of Bull Run. 1861. Octavius Brooks Frothingham and the New Faith. 1876. Victorian Poets. Boston, 1876. Edgar Allan Poe. Boston, 1881. Poets of America. Boston, 1885. The Nature and Elements of Poetry. Boston, 1892. The New York Stock Exchange. Its History. 1905. Genius and Other Essays. 1911. Edited: The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. 1884. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. 1889–90. 11 vols. [With Ellen M. Hutchinson.] The Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Chicago, 1894–95 [with G. E. Woodberry]. A Victorian Anthology 1837–1895. Selections illustrating the Editor’s Critical Review of British Poetry in the Reign of Victoria. Boston, 1895. Cassell’s Complete Pocket Guide to Europe. 1897. [With Edward King.] The Complete Pocket Guide to Europe. 1899. [With T. L. Stedman.] An American Anthology 1787–1900. Selections illustrating the Editor’s Critical Review of American Poetry in the Nineteenth Century. Boston, 1900. The Holy Cross and Other Tales by Eugene Field. 1911.

Fuller, Margaret. A New England Childhood [Stedman’s]. Boston, 1915.

Higginson, T. W. Edmund Clarence Stedman. Carlyle’s Laugh and Other Surprises. Boston, 1909.

Stedman, Laura, and George M. Gould. Life and Letters of Edmund Clarence Stedman. 1910. 2 vols.

Wilkinson, W. C. Edmund Clarence Stedman as a Man of Letters. Some New Literary Valuations. 1909.

Warner, Charles Dudley. Complete Writings. Hartford, 1904. 15 vols. [Ed. Lounsbury, T. R.] Saunterings. Boston, 1872. The Gilded Age; A Tale of Today [with Mark Twain.] Hartford, 1873. Backlog Studies. Boston, 1873. My Summer in a Garden. Boston, 1873. Baddeck, and That Sort of Thing. Boston, 1874. Mummies and Moslems. Hartford, 1876. My Winter on the Nile. Boston, 1876. In the Levant. Boston, 1877. Captain John Smith. 1881. Washington Irving. Boston, 1881. A Roundabout Journey. Boston, 1883. The Work Laid upon the Southern College. An Address.… [Salem, Va., 1883.] In the Wilderness.… Boston, 1886. A-Hunting of the Deer; and Other Essays. Boston, 1888. Studies in theSouth and West, with Comments on Canada. 1889. Our Italy. 1891. A Little Journey in the World. 1891. The Work of Washington Irving. 1893. As We Go. 1894. The Golden House. 1895. The Relation of Literature to Life. 1897. The People for Whom Shakespeare Wrote. 1897. Fashions in Literature and Other Literary and Social Essays and Addresses. 1902. As We Were Saying. 1903. Edited: American Men of Letters. Boston, 1881–97. 22 vols. Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern. 1896–99. 30 vols. Other minor editorial tasks.

Fields, Annie Adams. Charles Dudley Warner. 1904.

Whipple, Edwin Percy. Essays and Reviews. 1848. 2 vols. Washington and the Principles of the Revolution. An Oration.… 4 July, 1850. Boston, 1850. Lectures on Subjects connected with Literature and Life. Boston, 1850. As: Literature and Life. Boston, 1871. Eulogy on John Albion Andrew. Boston, 1867. Success and its Conditions. Boston, 1871. Literature of the Age of Elizabeth. Boston, 1876. Men of Mark. [1877.] Character and Characteristic Men. Boston, 1877. Some Recollections of Rufus Choate. 1879. Recollections of Eminent Men, with Other Papers. Boston, 1886. American Literature and Other Papers. 1887. Outlooks on Society, Literature and Politics. Boston, 1888. Edited: Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays by Lord Macaulay. With Memoir.… 1860. Christmas Books by Charles Dickens. Boston, 1881. The Family Library of British Poetry. Boston, 1882 [with J. T. Fields]. Daniel Webster for Young Americans.… Boston, 1903. The Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster, with an Essay on Daniel Webster as a Master of English Style.… Boston, 1906.

Winter, William. The Trip to England. 1879. English Rambles: and Other Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse. Boston, 1884. Brief Chronicles. 1889–90. 3 pts. The Actor and Other Speeches, chiefly on Theatrical Subjects and Occasions. 1891. Gray Days and Gold. 1891. Old Shrines and Ivy. 1892. Shakespeare’s England. 1892. [Made up of The Trip to England, 1879, and English Rambles, 1884]. Brown Heath and Blue Bells; being Sketches of Scotland, with Other Papers. 1895. Old Friends; being Literary Recollections of Other Days. 1909. Over the Border. 1911. Shakespeare on the Stage. 1911–18. 3 vols. Vagrant Memories. 1915.

See, also, Bibliographies to Book III, Chaps. X and XVIII.