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Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Samuel Griswold Goodrich (June 1968)
D. Roselle - Author

Peter Parley has, alas, gone the way of the children he once entertained, the children of our great-grandfathers in the early half of the American nineteenth century. But in his day he was a household word, a teller of cautionary tales, instructive fables, and reports of strange lands. He lived in the series of little books found in thousands of homes, in the elementary readers and textbooks, even in the spate of imitation and spurious “P...(Read More)
Ralph Earl, Recorder for an Era
Ralph Earl, Recorder for an Era (June 1967)
Laurence B. Goodrich - Author

Here at long last is the study of the life and paintings of Ralph Earl, the colorful eighteenth-century American artist whose pictures hang in the great galleries but about whom relatively little has appeared in print. A pioneer landscapist in a day when portraiture was the vogue, a Tory in Revolutionary New England, he nevertheless captured the stance and spirit of the new nation in the first decades after the Revolution. He portrayed the m...(Read More)
Hawthorne's View of the Artist
Hawthorne's View of the Artist (June 1962)
Millicent Bell - Author

"I predict that this work will very soon be recognized as one of the most brilliant of the Hawthorne studies," says Dr. Randall Stewart, Chairman of Vanderbilt University's Department of English and dean of today's Hawthorne scholars. "The author shows first Hawthorne's absorption of the transcendental aesthetic and his criticism of it (counter-Romantic). Then, in masterly analyses of 'The Artist of the Beautiful,' 'The Prophetic Pictures,' and othe...(Read More)
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