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Title The Erie Canal reader, 1790-1950 / edited, with an introduction, by Roger W. Hecht
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 169 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : Authoring the Erie -- [Selections from] -- "The Great Western canal" / Philip Freneau -- "Celebration of the grand canal" / Rev. Charles Giles -- Travels in North America / Basil Hall -- Men and manners in America / Thomas Hamilton -- Domestic manners of the Americans / Frances Trollope -- Retrospect of Western travel / Harriet Martineau -- "The Canal boat" / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The poetry of travelling in the United States / Caroline Gilman -- "The canal boat" / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Moby-Dick / Herman Melville -- "The aged pilot man" / Samuel L. Clemens -- "The raging canal" ; popular song -- Their wedding journey / W.D. Howells -- David Harum / Edward Noyes Wescott -- Erie water / Walter D. Edmonds -- "Canal bride"/ Samuel Hopkins Adams
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-169)
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Subject American literature -- New York (State) -- Erie Canal Region
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Literary collections.
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.
Erie Canal Region (N.Y.) -- Literary collections
Erie Canal Region (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
Genre/Form Literary collections.
Literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Hecht, Roger W.
ISBN 081560761X (electronic bk.)
9780815607618 (electronic bk.)
(paper ; alk. paper)
(paper ; alk. paper)