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(D) American Literature
I. Literary Histories

W. C. Bronson, A Short History of American Literature, Boston:
Heath, 1902.

John Nichol, American Literature, Edinburgh: Black, 1882.
H. S. Pancoast, Introduction to American Literature, New York:Holt, 1898.

C. F. Richardson, American Literature, 2 vols., New York: Putnam, 1887.

W. P.trent, A History of American Literature, New York: Appleton, 1903.

E. C. Stedman, Poets of America, Boston: Houghton, 1885.

M. C. Tyler, A History of American Literature during the Colonial

Time, 2 vols., New York: Putnam, 1897. M. -C. Tyler, The Literary History of the American Revolution, 2

vols., New York: Putnam, 1897.

2. Collections of Extracts

G. R. Carpenter, American Prose, New York: Macmillan, 1903. E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck, Cyclopadia of American Literature, 2

vols., New York, 1855. R. W. Griswold, The Poets and Poetry of America, Philadelphia,

1842.

R. W. Griswold, Prose Writers of America, Philadelphia, 1847.

A. B. Hart, American History told by Contemporaries, 4 vols., New York: Macmillan, 1897-1901. Particularly useful for the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

E. C. Stedman, An American Anthology, Boston: Houghton, 1900. Very good; excellent short biographies.

E. C. Stedman and E. M. Hutchinson, Library of American Literature, II vols., New York, 1888-1890. The best collection of its kind. The indexes and biographies are very well made.

3. Bibliographies

P. K. Foley, American Authors [1795-1895]; a Bibliography of First and Notable Editions chronologically arranged, with Arotes. Boston: Privately printed, 1897.

Joseph Sabin, Bibliotheca Americana; a Dictionary of Books relating to America, 20 vols., New York: Sabin, 1858-1892.

S. L. Whitcomb, Chronological Outlines of American Literature, New York: Macmillan, 1894. Very useful.

In the reference lists at the beginnings of chapters, the following abbreviations are used: "AML"for the "American Men of Letters" series; "AS" for the "American Statesmen" series; "BB" for the "Beacon Biographies";" EML" for the "English Men of Letters" series; "G\V" for the "Great Writers " series.

Asterisks indicate the best editions and most useful sources of information.

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