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By STUART P. SHERMAN, Ph.D., Professor of English in the
Mark Twain's Place in American Literature. Youth. Printer and Pilot.
The Far West. Journalist and Lecturer. The Quaker City Excursion.
Later Life. Artistic Ideals. Travel Books. The Innocents Abroad.
Roughing It. A Tramp Abroad. Life on the_Mississippi. Following
the Equator. Fiction. The Gilded Age. Adventures of Tom
Sawyer. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. A Connecticut Yankee
in King Arthur's Court. Pudd'nhead Wilson. Personal Recollections
of Joan of Arc. Naturalistic Pessimism. What is Man? The
By GEORGE FRISBIE WHICHER, Ph.D., Associate Pro-
Humorous Paragraphs and Columns in Newspapers. Comic Journalism.
Puck. Judge. Life. New Tendencies after the Civil War. Charles
Godfrey Leland. George Ade. Eugene Field. Mr. Dooley.
Poets of East and West. New England. Emily Dickinson. Thomas
Bailey Aldrich. Minor Figures. The Middle States. Bayard Taylor.
Richard Henry Stoddard. Edmund Clarence Stedman. Minor
Figures. Richard_Watson Gilder. Richard Hovey. The West.
Joaquin Miller. Edward Rowland Sill. Minor Figures. James
By CARL VAN DOREN, Ph.D., Literary Editor of The
The Dime Novel. John Esten Cooke. Theodore Winthrop. Domestic
Sentimentalism. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin. Dred.
Her Novels of New England Life. E. P. Roe. Lew Wallace. Edward
Eggleston. William Dean Howells. The Development of His Taste.
Experiments in Fiction. A Chance Acquaintance. A Modern Instance.
The Rise of Silas Lapham. Turgenev and Tolstoy. A Hazard of New
Fortunes. Altruria. Travels and Memoirs. Later Novels. The
Eighties. Francis Marion Crawford. Characteristics. Ideals.
Range. Reactions from Official Realism. 'Rococo Romance. S. Weir
Mitchell. Naturalism. E. W. Howe. Stephen Crane. Frank
By JOSEPH WARREN BEACH, Ph.D., Associate Professor of
The Question of James's Americanism. His Passion for "Europe." Amer-
icans in His Stories. Transcendentalism. Parentage and Education.
Newport, Boston, Cambridge. Residence Abroad. Miscellaneous
Writings. Collected Stories. Earlier Novels. Short Stories. Later
Novels. Peculiarity of the James Method. James and Pater. Amer-
Types of American Essayists. Donald Grant Mitchell. Detachment
from Public Affairs. George William Curtis. Prue and I. Public
Career. Charles Eliot Norton. His Great Influence. Thomas
Wentworth Higginson. Varied Interests. Moncure D. Conway.
Edward Everett Hale. The Man Without a Country. Julia Ward
Howe. Emma Lazarus. Mrs. Stowe. Charles Dudley Warner.
Hamilton Wright Mabie. Edwin Percy Whipple. Edmund Clarence
Stedman. William Winter. Laurence Hutton. Living Essayists. . 109
Texas. The Santa Fé Trail. By the Missouri to Oregon. Naval Ex-
peditions. Missionaries. Routes from Santa Fé to Los Angeles. The
Oregon Trail. California. Frémont. The Mormons. The Gold-
Seekers. Indians. A Pacific Railway. Perry's Visit to Japan.
Boundary Surveys. Joaquin Miller. Mark Twain. Travellers to
the Orient. The South Seas. The Colorado River. Geological Sur-
veys. The Bureau of Ethnology. War with the Sioux. Cowboys.
The Isthmus of Panama. Travels in the Older States. Africa. Egypt.
Italy. Spain. Russia. Many Lands. The Philippines. Alaska.
Arctic Exploration. Peary's Discovery of the North Pole.
By JOHN SPENCER BASSETT, Ph.D., LL.D., Professor of
Changes in Conceptions of History.
Growth of Historical Societies. The American Historical Association.
The American Historical Review. The Collection of Historical Docu-
ments. The Transformation of Historical Instruction in the Uni-
versities. Herbert B. Adams. Minor Historians of the Old School.
John William Draper. Accounts of the Civil War. John G. Nicolay
and John Hay. Abraham Lincoln, a History. Southern Histories.
"The Great Subject"-The Age of Discovery and Exploration. Amer-
icana and Collectors. Henry Harrisse. Justin Winsor. Edward Gay-
lord Bourne. Four Literary Historians. John Foster Kirk. Francis
Parkman. France and England in North America. Edward Eggleston.
"A History of Life in the United States." John Fiske. Historians of
the Latest Period. Henry Charles Lea. Hubert Howe Bancroft.
Alfred Thayer Mahan. Charles Francis Adams. Henry Adams. Mont
Saint Michel and Chartres. The Education of Henry Adams.
The Decline of Theology. Charles Hodge. Heresy Trials. Charles
Augustus Briggs. Changing Conceptions of the Bible. The Revised
Version. The Higher Criticism. Evolution. Foreign Missions. The
Study of Comparative Religions. Walter Rauschenbusch. Washing-
By MORRIS R. COHEN, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy in
American Life and American Philosophy. The Traditions of American
Pluralism. John Dewey. Naturalism. Great Influence. J. Mark
Baldwin. Pancalism. George Santayana. The Life of Reason.
The Civil War on the Stage. Black and Red Americans. Dion_Bouci-
cault. John Brougham. General Unconcern with Native Drama.
Edwin Forrest. Charlotte Cushman. Edwin Booth. Lawrence
Barrett. Lester Wallack. W. E. Burton. The Search for Foreign
Plays. Augustin Daly. Critics. Laurence Hutton. Brander
Matthews. William Winter. Bronson Howard. Local Color. Steele
MacKaye. The Theatres of the Eighties in New York. The Star
System. Theatrical Trusts. Charles and Daniel Frohman. David
Belasco. Augustus Thomas. Clyde Fitch. James A. Herne. Wil-
liam Gillette. Charles Klein. Lurid Melodrama. Successful Novels
on the Stage. The Publication of Plays. George Ade. George M.
Cohan. William Vaughn Moody. Later Literary Drama. The Broad-
way School. Tricks and Farces. Independent Theatres. The
New Theatre. Pageants. Secessionist Groups.
By WILLIAM B. CAIRNS, Ph.D., Associate Professor of
The Importance of the American Magazine. Advertising. Short Stories.
By FRANK W. SCOTT, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Eng-
The Newspapers of 1860. Progress During the Civil War. Correspond-
ents. Censorship. The Influence of the Great Editors. Mechanical
Improvements. Reconstruction. Charles A. Dana and the New
York Sun. Weekly Papers. The Independent. Harper's Weekly. The
Nation. The Decline of Editorials. The Growth of Advertising. The
Associated Press. Foreign News Service. Sensationalism. Joseph
Pulitzer and the New York World. William Randolph Hearst. The
Sunday Supplernent. Recent Tendencies. Economic Bias Among
Newspapers. The New Importance of the Weekly and Monthly
Papers. Collier's Weekly. The New Republic. The Weekly Review.
The Liberator. The Survey. Reedy's Mirror. The Dial. The Bell-
man. Party Organs. Public Activities of Newspapers. The World