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(p. 613) Index

Abercromby, James, 481
Accidence (Smith), 48, 65
“Account of a Negro-Boy” (Byrd), 290
Account of East-Florida (Stork), 286
“Account of the Indian Nations” (Filson), 577
“Account of the Particularities” (Lane), 34
Adair, James, History of the American Indians, 577, 582
Adams, Abigail, 398, 406, 464
Adams, Hannah, Summary History of New England, 574–575, 583
Adams, Henry, 54
Adams, John, 4, 316, 464, 467, 505, 512, 514, 516–517, 580, 588;
American Revolution, remarks on, 477–478, 501;
autobiography, 374, 410–412;
early American literature, interest in, 4;
Library of Congress and, 364;
Novanglus, 480, 490, 495–496;
Stamp Act and 316;
Thoughts on Government Applicable to the Present State, 497
Adams, John Quincy, 4, 411
Adams, Samuel, 492–494;
Appeal to the World, 492
“Adams and Liberty” (Paine), 521–522
Addison, Joseph, 190–191, 448, 604;
Cato, 461, 465, 556–557;
influence on Franklin, 434;
Tatler, 252
Administration of the Colonies (Pownall), 579
Adulateur (Warren), 465, 588
“Adventures and Sufferings of Peter Wilkinson” (Williamson), 161
Adventures of Emmera (Young), 535–540
Adventures of Joseph Andrews (Fielding), 237, 239
Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield, 538
Advertisements for the Unexperienced Planters of New England (Smith), 48, 63–64, 66
Affecting History, 161
Aitken, Robert, founds the Pennsylvania Magazine, 318;
General American Register, 373
Albany Congress, 489
Aldridge, W., 423
Alexander, William, 470
Alfred (Thompson and Mallett), 462
Algerine Captive (Tyler), 164
Allen, Ethan, 164, 515;
Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen's Captivity, 164, 472
Allen, James, 391
Allen, Richard, Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, 576, 582
Allestree, Richard, Almanac, 373
Allin, James, 380
Almanac (Allestree), 373
Almanac (Baldwin), 294–295
Almanack of 1754 (Ames), 294
Almanack of 1804 (Thomas), 294
almanacs, 293–295;
Franklin's, 435–438;
interleaved, 372–373, 389–390
Alsop, George, Character of the Province of Maryland, 7, 11, 70, 73, 84–86
Alsop, Richard, 519
Altham, Emmanuel, 75
Amadas, Philip, 32
“American Crisis” (Paine), 499, 501
American Geography (Morse), 580
American Literature (Hawthorne and Lemmon), 10–11, 15
American Magazine, 312–315
American Magazine and Historical Chronicle, 314–315
American Magazine and Monthly Chronicle, 315
American Mercury, 313, 519
American Moral and Sentimental Magazine, 423
American Philosophical Society, 319
American Poetry of the Seventeenth Century (Meserole), 139
Americans Roused in a Cure for the Spleen (Sewall), 469
American Times (Odell), 513
American Weekly Mercury, 211, 307, 434
Ames, Nathanael, Almanack of 1754, 294;
Astronomical Diary, 294, 372;
“Essay on Regiment,” 294
“Anarchiad,” 514–516, 587
Anderson, James, 119
Andre, John, Cow Chace, 508
Androboros (Hunter), 458–459
Andros, Edmund, 130, 229
Anghiera, Pietro Martire d', 28–29, 281;
De Orbe Novo, 29;
Decades, 28–29;
influence on Hakluyt, 29, 42
Annals of New England (Prince), 110
Annapolitan Library, 350
Anne, Princess, 350
antinomianism, 102, 381
“Anti-Sejanus,” 486
(p. 614) Apess, William, “Eulogy on King Philip,” 273
apologia, 28, 33–35
Appeal to the World (Adams), 492
“Apple-Tree Table” (Melville), 5
Areopagitica (Milton), 323
Argus, 519–520
Aristocracy: An Epic Poem, 521
Aristotelian tragedy, 40
“Armado” (Taylor), 65
arminianism, 173, 180–181, 185
Arthur Mervyn (Brown), 584
Articles of Confederation, 499, 514
Art of War (Machiavelli), 49
Arundell, Thomas, 42
“As Weary Pilgrim” (Bradstreet), 120, 123–124
Ashbridge, Elizabeth, Some Account of the Fore Part of the Life, 383, 406–407
Association (Jingle), 509
Astronomical Diary (Ames), 294, 372
Atala (Chateaubriand), 235
Augustine, 95;
Confessions, 402
Aupaumut, Hendrick, 266
Aurelius, Marcus, Dial of Princes, 49
Aurora, 516
autobiography, 4, 5, 64, 104, 371, 374, 395–414, 431, 433;
contexts of, 396–398, 401–402;
distinguished from diaries, 374;
persona and, 398–401;
secular, 410–412;
self-fashioning and, 405–407;
slave narratives, 415–430;
spiritual, 123, 131, 403, 407–410, 415;
structure of, 403–405. See also names of individual autobiographers and titles of autobiographies
Autobiography (Franklin), 4–5, 7, 396, 443–444, 447, 494, 567
“Autobiography” (Mather), 104, 397–398, 401–402, 404
Bache, Sarah, 444–445
Bachelors-Hall (Webb), 192
Backus, Isaac, 478;
Church History of New England, 575
Bacon, Francis, 6, 280–282, 555, 582;
Essays, 402
Bacon, Nathaniel, 203–204
Badger, Joseph, 398
bagatelles, 444–446
Baily, John, 376–377
Bailyn, Bernard, 479, 481
Baldwin, Samuel, Almanac, 294–295
ballad opera, 469, 473
Ballard, Martha, 373
Bangs, Edward, Farmer and His Son's Return, 508
Bannet, Eve Tavor, 535
Barlow, Joel, 7, 506, 514, 522, 587;
Columbiad, 7;
Conspiracy of Kings, 517–518;
“Hasty Pudding,” 251, 522;
Vision of Columbus, 513–514
Barlowe, Arthur, 32–33, 74;
“The First Voyage Made to the Coastes of America,” 32
Barré, Isaac, 471
Barrow, Robert, 155
Barton, Andrew (pseud.), 463
Barton, Benjamin Smith, 607
Bartram, John, 291–292, 499, 577, 601;
Description of East Florida, 601;
Observations … Made in Travels from Pennsilvania to Onondago, Oswego, and the Lake Ontario in Canada, 577, 601
Bartram, William, 600–610;
Travels, 17, 70, 88, 269, 375, 577, 594, 596, 600–610
Báthory, Zsigmond, 50
Battle of Brooklyn, 469–470
Battle of Bunkers-Hill (Brackenridge), 470–471
Battle of the Kegs (Hopkinson), 508
Battle of the Wooden Sword (Woodworth), 522
Bay Psalm Book, 115, 126
Baym, Nina, 543
Beadle, John, 380
Bear and the Cubb (Darby), 456–457
Bearskin, Ned, 232
Beauties of History, 440
Beauties of the Magazine, 440
Beaux Stratagem (Farquhar), 461
Beccaria, Cesare, marchese di, 489
Beebe, Lewis, 391
Beecher, Henry Ward, 99
Beggar's Opera (Gay), 461, 463
Behn, Aphra, 531
Belcher, Jonathan, Belcher Apostate, 459–460
Belknap, Jeremy, 4, 163, 570, 574–576, 580, 587–588;
Foresters, 587;
History of New-Hampshire, 163, 574
Bell, Robert, 357
Bellin, Joshua David, “Indian Voices in Early American Literature,” 257–277
Benezet, Anthony, 478, 487;
Some Historical Account of Guinea, 581
Bentley, William, 294
Beowulf, 233
Bercovitch, Sacvan, Cambridge History of American Literature, 13, 96, 240–241
Berkeley, William, 204
Berland, Kevin J., “Diaries,” 371–394
Bernard, Francis, 492–493
Bertie, Peregrine, 49, 51
Bertie, Robert, 49, 51
Beverley, Robert, 11, 15, 570, 574;
History and Present State of Virginia, 286, 288, 573, 593, 600
Bewley, Marius, 547
Beyers, Chris, 17, 248;
“Augustan American Verse,” 189–214
Bible, 95–96, 99, 147, 212, 226, 228, 259, 267, 293, 337, 351, 380, 402, 419–420, 539;
autobiography and, 401–402, 424–425;
slave narratives and, 420, 422, 424–425
Bibliotheca Americana (Gowans), 7–8, 11
Bibliothecae Americanae (Kennett), 3–4, 6
Bickerstaff's Almanack, 161
Bidwell, Barnabas, Mercenary Match, 473
Bishop, George, 43
Bixby, William K., 240
Blackamore, Arthur, Luck at Last, 531–532
Blackstone, William, Commentaries on the Laws of England, 559–560
(p. 615) Blair, James, 229
Blake, William P., circulating library of, 362–363
Bland, Richard, 478, 485–486, 494;
Colonel Dismounted, 491;
Inquiry into the Rights of the British Colonies, 579
Bleecker, Ann Eliza, History of Maria Kittle, 162
Blockheads (Warren), 466, 469
Bogel, Frederic, 410
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, viscount, 432
Bolling, Robert, 15, 197, 205–209;
“Neanthe,” 15, 205–209;
“To Miss Nancy Blair of Williamsburg in Virginia,” 190;
“To My Flute,” 192
Bonifacius, or Essays to Do Good (Mather), 5, 399
Book of Common Prayer, 101, 351, 402, 539
Boone, Nicholas, 304
Bosco, Ronald A., “New England Poetry,” 115–141
Boston Gazette, 304–307
Boston Massacre 465, 490, 492–494, 495, 500, 506
Boston News-Letter, 304–306, 307
Boston Port Bill, 506
Boston Tea Party, 271, 388, 495
Boston Weekly Magazine, 314
Boswell, James, 440
Botein, Stephen, 308
Boucher, Pierre, 225
Boudinot, Elias, 273
Bourdin, Henri, 551
Bowdoin, James, Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston, 493
Bowen, Nathan, New England Diary, 372
Boyle, Robert, Occasional Reflections on Several Subjects, 437
Bozarth, Experience, “Extraordinary Bravery of a Woman,” 161
Brackenridge, Hugh Henry, 575, 586, 589;
Battle of Bunkers-Hill, 470–471;
Death of General Montgomery, 470–471;
Incidents of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, 570, 586;
Modern Chivalry, 529, 570, 586;
Narrative of a Late Expedition Against the Indians, 575;
Poem on the Rising Glory of America, 462, 586;
tragedies of, 472–473;
United States Magazine and, 318–319
Bradford, Andrew, American Magazine, 312–315;
American Weekly Mercury, 434
Bradford, William (1590–1657), 15, 78, 93–94, 97–99, 102, 109, 111, 115, 279–280, 329, 395, 400;
“Dialogue or the Sume of a Conference,” 457;
“First Thanksgiving Proclamation,” 101;
Of Plymouth Plantation, 77, 79, 93–94, 97, 99, 102, 108, 111, 115, 219, 233, 286, 395–398
Bradford, William (1663–1752), libel trial, 310–311
Bradford, William (1722–1791), American Magazine and Monthly Chronicle, 315
Bradstreet, Anne, 115, 117–125, 126, 131, 137, 138;
“As Weary Pilgrim,” 120, 123;
autobiography and, 401, 404;
“Contemplations,” 119, 123–125;
“Dialogue between Old England and New,” 120, 123;
“Elegy Upon Sir Philip Sidney,” 120–121;
“Flesh and the Spirit,” 118, 120, 123;
“Four Elements,” 120;
“Four Monarchies,” 120;
“In Honour of Queen Elizabeth,” 120–121;
“In Reference to Her Children,” 123;
“Of the Four Humours,” 120;
“Prologue,” 121–122;
Several Poems, 148;
Tenth Muse, 119–120, 329;
“To My Dear and Loving Husband,” 122–123;
“To My Dear Children,” 123, 124;
“Upon the Burning of Our House,” 120;
“Vanity of All Worldly Things,” 118
Bradstreet, Simon, 122
Brainerd, David, 183–184
Bray, David, 531–532
Bray, Nathan, Constitution and Government of Harvard College, 573
Bray, Thomas, 349–350;
Essay Toward Promoting All Necessary and Useful Knowledge, 350;
libraries of, 345, 349–352, 354;
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts and, 573
Brébeuf, Jean de, 225
Breitnall, Joseph, 190
Breitwieser, Mitchell, 149
Brereton, John, Briefe and True Relation, 40–41, 43
Breslaw, Elaine, 241
Brewster, Martha, Essay on the Four Ages of Man, 191;
“Letter to My Daughter, Ruby Bliss,” 194;
On the Last Judgment, 191
Brewster, William, 98;
library of, 345
Bridenbaugh, Carl, 240
“Brief Account of the Agency of the Honorable John Winthrop” (Wolcot), 583
Brief Account of the Life of the Late Rev. Caleb Smith, 376
Brief Description of New York (Denton), 7, 70, 72–73, 83–84
Brief History of the Pequot War (Mason), 572
Brief History of the War with the Indian (Mather), 106
Brief Narrative of the Case and Tryal of John Peter Zenger (Zenger), 575
Brief Narrative of the Progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New-England (Eliot), 259
Brief View of the Conduct of Pennsylvania for the Year (Smith), 575
Briefe and True Relation (Brereton), 40–41
Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia (Hariot), 35–37, 41, 51–52, 61, 251, 284–286, 288
“Briefe Note of the Corne, Fruits and Beasts” (Gentleman of Elvas), 41
“Briefe Note of the Sending Another Barke” (Hayes), 41
Bronson, Walter, 13
Brooke, Henry, 198–201;
New Metamorphosis, 189, 198–201, 206
Brooker, William, 305
Brown, Charles Brockden, 6, 16, 529, 583, 584, 586, 589;
Arthur Mervyn, 584;
“Difference between History and Romance,” 584;
Edgar Huntley, 165;
“Historical Characters Are False Representations of Nature,” 585;
Historical Sketches, 585–586;
“Modes of Historical Writing,” 585;
System of General Geography, 585;
(p. 616) understanding of history, 583–586;
“Walstein's School of History,” 584–585;
Wieland, 165, 584
Brown, Ira V., 96
Brown, Richard D., 334–335
Brown, William Hill, Power of Sympathy, 341, 529
Brown University (College of Rhode Island), library of, 355–356, 360
Bry, Theodor de, 37
Buel, Richard Jr., 309
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 225, 571, 599, 607
Bunyan, John, Pilgrim's Progress, 217–218;
Grace Abounding, influence on American autobiography, 403–404
Burgoyne, John, 509
Burgoyne's Proclamation (Livingston), 509
Burke, Edmund, 471
Burlamaqui, Jean Jacques, 489
Burnet, William, 432, 459
Burnham, Michelle, 149, 538
Burr, Aaron, 408, 521;
“Discourse Delivered at New-Ark in New-Jersey,” 579
Burr, Esther Edwards, 406
“Business Man” (Poe), 7
“Busy-Body” (Franklin), 434
Bute, John Stuart, earl, 471
Butler, Samuel, 190;
Hudibras, 199, 205, 208, 233, 507, 511
By His Excellency the Honorable Thomas Gage, 508
Byles, Mather, “God of Tempest,” 211;
“Written in Paradise Lost, 191, 211
Byrd, William (1652–1704), 228
Byrd, William (1674–1744), 11, 15, 215, 228–233, 236, 237, 240, 254, 385–387, 535, 596, 604;
“Account of a Negro-Boy,” 290;
autobiographical persona of, 401;
diaries of, 347, 385–387;
History of the Dividing Line, 230, 289–290, 347, 375, 571, 596, 604;
library of, 346–347;
London Diary, 386;
Secret History of the Line, 228–233
Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez, Relacion, 39–40
Cabot, John (Giovanni Caboto), 27, 29, 30
Cabot, Sebastian, 27
Caesar, Julius, 465
Cairns, William B., Selections from Early American Writers, 11–12
Calendar of American Poetry (Lemay), 15
Callender, John, Historical Discourse on … Rhode-Island, 573–574
Cambridge History of American Literature (Bercovitch), 13, 240–241
Cambridge History of American Literature (Doren, Erskine, Sherman, and Trent), 12–13, 240
Cambridge Platform, 126
Camden, Charles Pratt, earl, 471
Camm, John, 478, 491
Campbell, Duncan, 304
Campbell, John, 304, 305–306;
publishes Boston News-Letter, 304–306, 307;
Treatise on Conversion, 420–421
Candide (Voltaire), 49, 216
Candidates (Munford), 467–468
Cañizares-Esguerra, Jorge, 578,
How to Write the History of the New World, 570–571
Cannasatego, 266–267
Canterbury Tales (Chaucer), 217
captivity literature, 4, 143–168, 219, 415–419, 425, 532, 575, 586, 593;
emergence of, 144–146;
Intercolonial Wars and, 157–161;
Quaker captivities, 155–157;
relationship to the novel, 161–164;
Revolutionary War and, 164
Cardano, Girolamo, 402
Carey, Elizabeth, 586
Carey, James, House of Wisdom in a Bustle, 522
Carey, Mathew, 529;
Short Account of the Malignant Fever, 576
Caritat, Hocquet, circulating library of, 363
Carleton, Guy, 471
Carlson, David J., 17;
“Crèvecoeur's Letters from an American Farmer, 547–568
Carroll, Lorrayne, “Captivity Literature,” 143–168
Carter, Landon, 478, 491
Carter, Robert, 387
“Carthon” (McPherson), 604
Cartier, Jacques, Shorte and Briefe Narration, 29, 43
Cary, Sara, autobiographical self-fashioning of, 406
Cash, W. J., Mind of the South, 14
Castañeda, Pedro de, 40
Castiglia, Christopher, 149
Castillo, Susan, 455
Catch the Fire (Chevreau), 185
Catch-22 (Heller), 249
Catesby, Mark, 292, 577;
Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, 287–288, 577
Cato, (Addison), 461, 465, 556–557
Cato's Letters, (Trenchard and Gordon), 310, 555–557
“Causes of American Discontents before 1788” (Franklin), 438
Cellini, Benvenuto, 401–402
Certain Select Cases Resolved (Shepard), 379–380
Cervantes, Miguel de, Don Quixote, 217, 221, 242
Champions of Freedom (Woodworth), 589
Champlain, Samuel de, 15
Chandler, Thomas Bradbury, 495
Channing, William Ellery, 5
Character of the Province of Maryland (Alsop), 7, 70, 73, 84–86
Characteristicks (Shaftesbury), 557
Charles I, 99, 293, 481
Charles II, 282, 303
Charleston Library Society, 312, 354
Charlotte, A Tale of Truth (Rowson), 528–530
Charlotte Temple (Rowson), 162, 528–530, 540
Chateaubriand, Atala, 235
Chaucer, Geoffrey, 119,
Canterbury Tales, 217;
Knight's Tale, 207–208
(p. 617) Chauncy, Charles, 515–516;
Seasonable Thoughts on the State of Religion in New-England, 179–180
Checkley, John, “Dialogues, Between a Minister and an Honest Country-Man,” 457
Chevreau, Guy, Catch the Fire, 185
Child, Lydia Maria, 272;
Hobomok, 588;
Rebels, 588
Childrey, Rachael, 11
“Choice” (Pomfret), 190
Christian History, 314
Christographia (Taylor), 131
“Christ's Reply” (Taylor), 136
Chronological History of New England (Prince), 110, 572, 573
Church, Benjamin, Times, 507
Church History of New England (Backus), 575
Churches Quarrel Espoused (Wise), 478
Churchill, Charles, 507, 511
Cibber, Colley, 250
Cicero, 271, 584
circulating libraries, 350–352, 356–358;
during the Revolutionary War, 359;
in the eighteenth century, 362–363
Claghorn, George S., 409–410
Clap, Thomas, 575
Clark, Charles E., 304, 306
Clark, William, 297
Clear Sun-shine of the Gospel Breaking Forth (Eliot), 260–261
Coke, Edward, 477
Colden, Cadwallader, 295–296, 570, 577, 578;
Explication of the First Causes of Action in Matter, 296;
History of the Five Indian Nations, 265–268, 269, 438, 577
Colden, Jane, 296
Cole, Charles, 248
Coleman, Emma, 153
Coligny, Gaspard de, 225
collective libraries, start of, 348–352;
college libraries 348, 355–356, 360, 364
College of New Jersey (Princeton), 169, 183, 355–356, 387, 574, 580;
library of, 355–356, 462
College of Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania), 315, 355–356, 462, 464
College of Rhode Island (Brown), library of, 355–356, 360
College of William and Mary, 229, 531, 574;
library of, 350, 355–356, 359;
stages a dramatic performance, 456
Colley, Linda, 160
Collins, Anthony, 210
Collinson, Peter, 291, 296, 602;
as London agent for the Library Company of Philadelphia, 353
Colman, Benjamin, Gustavus Vasa, 456
Colonel Dismounted (Bland), 491
Colonial Prose and Poetry (Trent and Wells), 11
Columbia University (King's College), library of, 355–356;
during the Revolutionary War, 360
Columbiad (Barlow), 7
Columbia Literary History of the United States (Elliot), 13, 241
Columbus, Christopher, 15, 24, 26, 28–29, 31, 42, 72, 281, 514
“Comedian as the Letter C” (Stevens), 16
Comic Genius of Dr. Alexander Hamilton (Micklus), 241
Common Sense (Paine), 302, 488, 496–497, 499, 501, 582
Compendious History of New England (Morse), 580
Compleat Angler (Walton), 605
Complete History of Connecticut (Trumbull), 574, 583
Confessions (Augustine), 402
Congreve, William, 228, 232
Connecticut Courant, 520
Conquest of Canaan (Dwight), 513–514
Conrad, Joseph, Heart of Darkness, 604
Consideration on the Nature and the Extent of the Legislative Authority (Wilson), 494–496
Conspiracy of Kings (Barlow), 517–518
Constitution, 360, 364, 500–501, 515, 529, 499, 543
Constitution and Government of Harvard College (Bray), 573
“Contemplations” (Bradstreet), 119, 123–125
Continental Congress, 469, 495, 497, 509, 510, 513, 516, 593;
delegates access Library Company of Philadelphia, 359–360;
efforts to establish a national library, 364;
Franklin's relationship to, 444
Contrast (Tyler), 454, 473–475
Cook, Ebenezer, 196–197, 201–205, 208, 212;
History of Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia, 203–205;
Sotweed Factor, 12, 192–193, 201–205, 230;
Sotweed Redivivus, 189–192, 205
Cooke, Elisha, 306
Cooper, James Fenimore, Last of the Mohicans, 272;
Spy, 588
Cooper, Myles, Patriots of North America, 512–513
Cooper, Samuel, 373
Cooper, William, 230
Coquette (Foster), 162, 341, 529
Corbly, John, “Sufferings of John Corbly's Family,” 161
Cornplanter, 268, 385
Coronado, Francisco Vazquez de, 40
Cosby, William, 310
Cow Chace (Andre), 508
Cowie, Alexander, 529
Cowley, Abraham, 190;
Pindarique Odes, 194, 195
Cox, James M., 14
Coxe, Tench, View of the United States of America, 499
Cradock, Thomas, 207, 212;
Maryland Eclogues, 190, 193, 198, 204, 205, 210, 457;
Death of Socrates, 457
Craig, Raymond A., 133
Cresap, Michael, 271
(p. 618) Crèvecoeur, J. Hector St. John de, 6, 16, 547–568, 601;
as transatlantic philosopher, 557–567;
biographical and literary contexts, 549–557;
Letters from an American Farmer, 6, 489, 499, 547–568, 601;
More Letters from the American Farmer, 552;
Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America, 551;
Voyage dans la Haute Pensylvanie et dans l'Etat de NewYork, 551
“Crèvecoeur's Letters and the Beginnings of American Literature” (Stone), 547–548
Crisis (Paine), 490, 499, 501
“Crisis Extraordinary” (Paine), 499, 501
Critical Review, 539
Cromwell, Oliver, 586
Crucible (Miller), 118
Culprit Fay (Drake), 605
Custis, John Parke, Virginia: A Pastoral Drama, 473
Cyclopaedia of American Literature (Duyckinck and Duyckinck), 8–9, 11
Dabney, John, circulating library of, 362–363
Dale, Thomas, 328–329
Daly, Robert, 126
Dandridge, William, 232
Danger of Apostasy (Mather), 103
Dangerous Vice, 516
Dante, Divine Comedy, 218
“Daphnis and Menalcas” (Evans), 192
Darby, William, Bear and the Cubb, 456, 467
Dartmouth College, 272, 473, 575;
library of, 355–356
Davenport, James, 176
Davies, Samuel, 175
Davis, John, 600
Davis, Richard Beale, 14;
Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 14, 401–402
Davis, Thomas M., 132–133
Dawson, Hugh J., 100–101
Dawson, William, Poems on Several Occasions, 192
Day-Breaking (Eliot), 259
“Day of Doom” (Wigglesworth), 117, 125–128, 129, 133, 136
Day of Trouble Is Near, (Mather), 104–105
De Morbis Ossium (Hamilton), 242
Death of General Montgomery (Brackenridge), 470–471
Death of Socrates (Cradock), 457
Debates at the Robin-Hood Society, 469
Decades (Martyr), 28–29;
influences Hakluyt, 29, 42
Decennium Luctuosum (Mather), 152–154, 156–157, 159–160
Declaration of Independence, 296, 359, 443, 469, 483, 487, 490, 493, 496;
Franklin's role in, 444;
Jefferson's parallel versions of, 412
Declaratory Act, 442, 486, 488
Decline and the Fall of the Roman Empire (Gibbon), 571–572
Decree of the Sun, 518–519
Defeat (Warren), 465
Defoe, Daniel, Moll Flanders, 530;
Robinson Crusoe, 538
Delle Navigationi et Viaggi (Ramusio), 29
Democracy Unveiled (Fessenden), 522
Democracy (Gardiner), 521
Democratiad (Hopkins), 521
Demosthenes, 122, 271
Denham, Thomas, 431–432, 435
Dennie, Joseph, 522
Denton, Daniel, 11, 12, 72–73, 76, 83–84, 87;
Brief Description of New York, 7, 70, 72–73, 83–84
Denys, Nicolas, 225
De Orbe Novo (Martyr), 29
De Soto, Hernando, 39–40
“Deposition” (Ingram), 24–26
“Deposition of Massey Herbeson” (Herbeson), 161
description, as mode of exploration literature, 35–37
Description of East Florida (Bartram), 601
Description of New England (Smith), 48, 62–63, 64, 70, 77–78, 82
Dial of Princes (Marcus Aurelius), 49
Dialogue, between A Southern Delegate, and His Spouse, 469
Dialogue Between General Wolfe and General Gage (Paine), 470–471
“Dialogue between Old England and New” (Bradstreet), 120, 123
Dialogue Between the Ghost of General Montgomery (Paine), 470–471
“Dialogue Between Andrew Trueman, and Thomas Zealot,” 460
“Dialogue Containing Some Reflections,” 460
Dialogue for the Conversion of the Indians (Nobrega), 455
“Dialogue or the Sume of a Conference” (Bradford), 457
“Dialogues, Between a Minister and an Honest Country-Man,” 457
diaries, 371–394, 593;
almanacs as, 372–373;
as source for autobiographies, 374;
biographical authenticity of, 376–377;
calendrical forms, 372–377;
definition of, 371, 374;
difference from journal, 374–376;
founders', 389–391;
protestant spiritual journals, 383–355;
Puritan, 377–382;
Quaker, 382–383
Diary (Adams), 373–374
Diary (Mather), 377
Diary (Taylor), 131
Dick, William, 254
Dickinson, John, 301, 359, 493, 496, 498;
Essay on the Constitutional Power of Great-Britain over the Colonies in America, 579;
Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 301–302, 317, 487–490, 552, 556;
“Liberty Song,” 507
Dickinson, Jonathan, 155, 457;
God's Protecting Providence, 155–157
Dictionnaire Philosophique (Voltaire), 554
“Difference between History and Romance” (Brown), 584
Disappointment (Douglass), 463–464
Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission (Mayhew), 481
“Discourse Delivered at New-Ark in New-Jersey” (Burr), 579
(p. 619) Discourse of a Discoverie for a New Passage to Cataia (Gilbert), 27
“Discourse of the Minister with James Morgan, on the Way to His Execution” (Mather), 457
Discourse of Virginia (Wingfield), 327
“Discourse of Western Planting” (Hakluyt), 31–32
Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucke (Filson), 577
Dissertation Concerning the End for Which God Created the World (Edwards), 182
Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity (Franklin), 432–433
Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God (Edwards), 177–179
Divers Voyages (Hakluyt), 29–31
Divine Comedy (Dante), 218
Dodsley, Robert, New Memorandum Book, 373
Don Quixote (Cervantes), 221, 242
Double Conspiracy (Trumbull), 473
Douglass, David, Disappointment, 463–464
Douglass, Frederick, 53;
Narrative of the Life, 404, 416
Douglass, William, Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, 579
Drake, Francis, 31, 33
Drake, Joseph Rodman, Culprit Fay, 605
drama, 453–476,
early colonial development of, 454–457;
emergence of satirical drama, 457–461;
Indian plays, 462;
loyalist propaganda plays, 468–473,
national drama, 473–475;
patriotic propaganda plays, 470–473
Dromo, 242, 247
Dryden, John, 9, 159, 190, 511
Du Bartas, Guillaume de Salluste, 119
Dudley, Thomas, 119
Dulany, Daniel, 484–486
Dunciad (Pope), 506, 515
Dunmore, John Murray, earl, 270, 472
Duston, Hannah, 152–154, 156, 159
“Duston Family” (Hawthorne), 154
Duyckinck, Evert, 9, 11, 16, 603;
Cyclopaedia of American Literature, 8–9
Duyckinck, George, 9, 11, 16, 603;
Cyclopaedia of American Literature, 8–9
Dwight, Theodore, 519
Dwight, Timothy, 154, 506, 515–516;
Conquest of Canaan, 513–514;
Triumph of Infidelity, 515–516
early American literature, 5, 7, 10, 16;
canon of, 14–16, 131, 143;
Cotton Mather as symbol of, 5;
definition of, 3, 9, 15–16;
hemispherical approach to, 15–16;
importance of the land to, 8–10, 15–16;
importance of the South to, 14–15;
in the classroom, 10–11;
influence of New England on the study of, 13–14;
Poe's understanding of, 7;
recognition of, 4–6;
self-referential quality of, 4–5;
textbooks, 10–12;
transatlantic approach to, 15–17. See also, names of specific authors or titles of specific works
Eastburn, Robert, Faithful Narrative, 160–161
Easton, John, 262
Eaton, Samuel, library of, 349
“Echo,” 519–520
Eden, Richard, 29, 42
Edgar Huntley (Brown), 165
“Edict by the King of Prussia” (Franklin), 438, 491–492
Edwards, Jonathan, 6, 8, 12, 16, 169–186, 457, 515;
autobiographical persona of, 398, 576;
Dissertation Concerning the End for Which God Created the World, 182;
Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God, 177–179;
Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God, 170, 174–175, 184, 575–576;
Freedom of the Will, 181–182;
God Glorified in the Work of Redemption, 173–174;
Great Awakening and, 169–186;
Harmony of the Old and New Testament, 183;
History of the Work of Redemption, 183;
Life of David Brainerd, 183–184;
Nature of True Virtue, 182–183;
Original Sin, 182;
“Personal Narrative,” 171, 408–410;
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, 176–177;
Some Thoughts Concerning the Present Revival of Religion, 179;
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections, 180, 184, 185
Edwards, Morgan, 582;
Material Towards a History of the American Baptists, 575
Edwards, Timothy, 170–173, 175
“Elegy Upon Sir Philip Sidney” (Bradstreet), 120, 121
“Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” (Gray), 209
Eliot, John, 115, 144, 163, 259–263, 273;
Brief Narrative of the Progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New-England, 259;
Clear Sunshine of the Gospel Breaking Forth, 260–261;
Day-Braking, 259;
Glorious Progress of the Gospel, 261;
“Indian Dialogues,” 262, 269, 457;
Light Appearing More and More towards the Perfect Day, 261;
Tears of Repentance, 259–261
Eliot Tracts, 259–263, 269. See also titles of individual tracts
Elizabeth I, 31, 50, 93
Elliot, Emory, 404;
Columbia Literary History of the United States, 13, 241
Ellis, John Harvard, 119–120, 232
Ellison, Julie, 530
Elvas, Gentleman of, “Briefe Note of the Corne, Fowles, Fruits and Beasts,” 41;
Relacion Verdadera, 39–41;
Worthye and Famous History, 43
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 53
Emigrants (Imlay), 588
Enroblos (pseud.), “O Heavenly Muse,” 211
Equiano, Oulaudah, 417, 419, 420, 423;
Interesting Narrative, 165, 406, 416, 426–429
Erasmus, 217
Errand into the Wilderness (Miller), 100
Erskine, John, Cambridge History of American Literature, 12
Essais (Montaigne), 402
Essay on Criticism (Pope), 191, 210
(p. 620) Essay on Man (Pope), 190, 210
“Essay on Regiment” (Ames), 294
“Essay on the Constitutional Power of Great-Britain over the Colonies in America” (Dickinson), 579
Essay on the Four Ages of Man (Brewster), 191
Essay Toward Promoting All Necessary and Useful Knowledge (Bray), 350
Essays (Bacon), 402
Essays to Do Good (Mather), 5, 399
“Eulogy on King Philip” (Apess), 273
Euphemia (Lennox), 532, 535
Evans, Charles, bibliography of early American imprints, 373
Evans, John, 232
Evans, Nathaniel, 189, 191;
“Daphnis and Menalcas,” 192
Examination (Franklin), 441–442
“Excellent Wigglesworth” (Mather), 125
Experiencia (Winthrop), 380
Explication of the First Causes of Action in Matter (Colden), 296
exploration literature, 23–45;
modes of, 26–40;
“Extasy of Joy Let in by [Christ's] Reply” (Taylor), 137
“Extract from an Account of the Captivity of William Henry in 1755” (Franklin), 163–164
“Extraordinary Bravery of a Woman” (Bozarth), 161
Fable of the Bees (Mandeville), 205, 433, 558, 561–562, 565
“Faithful Man” (Mather), 125
Faithful Narrative (Eastburn), 160–161
Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God (Edwards), 170, 174–175, 184, 575–576
Fall of British Tyranny (Leacock), 471–473
Fancy-logy (Lyons), 433
Farquhar, George, Beaux Stratagem, 461, 468;
Recruiting Officer, 468
Farmer and His Son's Return (Bangs), 508
Farmer's Weekly Museum, 163, 522
Father Abraham's Speech (Franklin), 435–436
Fatherly, Sarah, “Early American Libraries,” 345–367
Federal Gazette, 447
federal libraries, 364
Federalist, 500–501, 515, 582
Fell, Margaret, 383
Female American (Winkfield), 530, 535, 538–540, 543
Female Poets of America (Griswold), 8
Female Quixotism (Tenney), 587
Fergusson, Elizabeth Graeme, 190, 355
Fessenden, Thomas Green, 522;
Democracy Unveiled, 522
Fielding, Henry; Adventures of Joseph Andrews, 237, 239;
History of Tom Jones, 239, 356;
Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon, 239
Fielding, Sarah, 562
Fille de Chambre (Rowson), 540–541
Filson, John, 577–578;
“Account of the Indian Nations,” 577;
Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucke, 577
Findley, William, 575
Finley, Samuel, 580
First Book of the American Chronicles of the Times (Leacock), 586
“First Thanksgiving Proclamation” (Bradford), 101
“First Voyage Made to the Coastes of America” (Barlowe), 32
Fithian, Philip Vickers, 11;
diary of, 387–389
Fitzwilliams, Richard, 231–232
Fleet, Thomas, 311
Fleming, Elizabeth, 158
Fleming, William, Narrative of the Sufferings and Surprising Deliverance, 158–159
“Flesh and the Spirit” (Bradstreet), 118, 120, 123
Fliegelman, Jay, 412
Florio, John, 29, 43
Folger, Peleg, 374
Fontaine, John, 229–230
Fontaine, Peter, 230, 232
Force, Peter, Tracts, 88
Foresters (Belknap), 587
“Forester's Letters” (Paine), 500–501
Foster, Hannah Webster, Coquette, 162, 341, 529
Foster, William, 127
Fothergill, John, 602
“Four Elements” (Bradstreet), 120
“Four Monarchies” (Bradstreet), 120
Fowle, Daniel, 314
Fox, George, 382
Foxcraft, Thomas, 574;
Observations, Historical and Practical, on the Rise and Primitive State of New-England, 573
Franklin, Benjamin, 4–6, 12, 16, 53, 86–87, 163, 248, 254, 296, 307–308, 312–313, 322, 332, 338, 431, 460, 480, 482–484, 490–492, 497, 514, 531, 547, 576, 599;
almanacs, 435–438;
autobiographical persona of, 398, 401, 491;
Autobiography, 4–5, 7, 396, 401–404, 405, 410–411, 431, 433, 443–444, 494, 567;
bagatelles, 444–446;
“Causes of American Discontents before 1788,” 438;
Continental Congress and, 444;
Declaration of Independence and, 444;
Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, 432–433;
donations to Harvard library, 356;
early writings, 432–435;
“Edict by the King of Prussia,” 438, 491–492;
Examination, 441–442;
“Extract from an Account of the Captivity of William Henry in 1755,” 163–164;
Father Abraham's Speech, 435–436;
founds Library Company of Philadelphia, 352–353;
General Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, 312–313, 314;
Information for Those Who Would Remove to America, 70, 86–87;
Junto, 352–353;
late writings, 446–448;
“Letter Relative to the Present State of China,” 447;
letters, 444–446;
library of, 347, 348, 442;
marginalia, 442–443;
“Meditation on a Quart Mugg”, 436–437;
(p. 621) Narrative of the Late Massacres, 438–440, 575;
newspaper business of, 307–308, 312, 313, 322;
newspaper essays, 435–438;
Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, 433, 486;
“Of True Greatness,” 440;
“On the Providence of God in the Government of the World,” 432;
“On Wine,” 446;
Poor Richard's Almanack, 435–436;
preface to Dickinson's Letters from a Farmer, 301, 435;
“Rattlesnakes for Felons,” 436–437;
reads Second Protest, 442;
relationship with James Parker, 354;
“Remarks Concerning the Savage of North-America,” 269–270, 271;
“Reply to Coffee-House Orators,” 441;
Revolutionary War and, 490–492;
“Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One,” 491;
satirized by Poe, 7;
“Sidi Mehemet Ibrahim on the Slave Trade,” 447;
“Silence Dogood,” 217, 434;
“Speech of Miss Polly Baker,” 437;
Stamp Act writings, 440–443;
Way to Wealth, 435–436, 446
Franklin, James, 306, 307, 309, 332, 335, 342;
editor of New-England Courant, 306–307, 309, 319, 321–323, 335
Franklin, William, 403
Franks, Abigail Bilhah Levy, 406–407
Freedom of the Will (Edwards), 181–182
freedom of the press, 309–311, 322–323, 335–336
Frelinghuysen, Theodorus Jacobus, 422
French and Indian Cruelty (Williamson) 160
French and Indian Wars (Seven Years' War), 158, 264, 315–316, 462, 471, 480, 482, 549, 579
Freneau, Philip, 506, 513, 516, 522;
General Gage's Confession, 509;
General Gage's Soliloquy, 509;
“God Save the Rights of Man,” 517;
“Indian Burial Ground,” 522;
Journey from Philadelphia, 376;
“On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man 518;
Poem on the Rising Glory of America, 462;
“Pomposo and His Printer,” 516;
“Prophecy of King Tammany,” 272;
“Rising Glory of America,” 586;
Thomas Gage's Proclamation Versified, 509;
Voyage to Boston, 509–510
Frethorne, Richard, 331–332
Frobisher, Martin, 27
Fry, Elizabeth, 383
Fuller, Zelotes, 87–88
“Funeral Elogy,” (Norton), 125
Funeral Sermon, on Michael Morin, 209
Further Accompt of the Progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New-England (Reynolds), 263
Further Account of the Province of Pennsylvania (Penn), 72
Gabriel, Ralph, 551
Gage, Thomas (1603?-1656), Traveller, 375
Gage, Thomas (1721–1787), 465, 470, 472, 492, 508–509, 588;
anti-Gage versifications, 509
Galloway, Joseph, 495, 496
Garden, Alexander, 288, 292
Gardiner, John Sylvester John, Democracy: An Epic Poem, 521;
Remarks on the Jacobiniad, 521
Gardner, Nathaniel, Gentleman's Lamentation for the Loss of His Dog Bacchus, 209
Gargantua and Pantagruel (Rabelais), 233, 244
Garland Library of Narratives of North American Indian Captivities, 145
Garrick, David, 237
Garrison, William, 404
Gates, Henry Louis Jr., 419–420
Gates, Horatio, 360
Gay, John, Beggar's Opera, 461, 463
Gelpi, Albert, 133
General American Register (Aitken), 373
General Gage's Confession (Freneau), 509
General Gage's Soliloquy (Freneau), 509
General History of Connecticut (Peters), 574
General Magazine, and Historical Chronicle (Franklin), 312–314
Generall Historie of Virginia (Smith), 48, 52, 54–60, 64, 66, 77, 284, 398–399, 405–406
Gentleman of Elvas, 39;
“Briefe Note of the Corne, Fowles, Fruits and Beasts” 41;
Relacion Verdadera, 39–41;
Worthye and Famous History, 43
Gentleman's Lamentation for the Loss of His Dog Bacchus (Gardner), 209
Gentleman's Magazine, 312, 319
Genuine and Correct Account of the Captivity (Howe), 162–163
Geography Made Easy (Morse), 580
George Barnwell (Lillo), 459, 461
George II, 176, 296, 462
George III, 462, 471, 483, 498, 517
Georgics (Virgil), 559
Gerry, Elbridge, 364
Gibbon, Edward, 402, 570, 584;
Decline and the Fall of the Roman Empire, 571–572
Gilbert, Bartholomew, 40
Gilbert, Humphrey, 24, 27, 37–39, 41;
Discourse of a Discoverie for a New Passage to Cataia, 27
Gil Blas (Le Sage), 237
Gleach, Frederic W., 54
Glorious Progress of the Gospel (Eliot), 261
“God of Tempest” (Byles), 211
“God Save the Rights of Man” (Freneau) 517
Goddard, William, 301
Godfrey, Thomas, 189;
Prince of Parthia, 463–464, 473
God Glorified in the Work of Redemption (Edwards), 173–174
“God's Controversy with New-England” (Wigglesworth), 118, 126–129
God's Determinations (Taylor), 118, 132–137
God's Mercy Surmounting Man's Cruelty (Hanson), 156–157
God's Protecting Providence (Dickinson), 155–157
Goen, C. C., 96
Goethe, 562
Goldsmith, Oliver, Vicar of Wakefield, 235
Gooch, William, 194–195
Goodman, Jackson, 331
Goodness of God (Stanford), 376
(p. 622) Good Newes from New England (Winslow), 70, 77, 80–81
Gookin, Daniel, Historical Collections of the Indians in New England, 577
Gordon, Thomas, Cato's Letters, 310, 555–557;
Independent Whig, 310
Gordon, William, 499, 580;
History of the Rise of the United States, 580
Gosnold, Bartholomew, 27, 40–41, 51–52
Gowans, William, 7;
Bibliotheca Americana, 7–8, 11
Grace Abounding (Bunyan), 403, 404
Grace, Henry, 160;
History of the Life, 160
Graffenried, Christoph von, 223
Graham, Judith, 381–382
Grainger, James, Sugar-Cane, 190–191, 198
Grammarian's Funeral (Thompson), 209
Grandfather's Chair (Hawthorne), 5
Grantham, Thomas, 204
Gray, Thomas, “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,” 209
Great Awakening, 169–186, 314, 355, 421, 575, 582
Green, Bartholomew, 304
Green, Jonas, 248;
Maryland Gazette, 193, 239, 251, 253, 254, 307
Green, Joseph, Mournful Lamentation for the Sad and Deplorable Death of Old Mr. Tenor, 209
Green and Allen (firm), 334
Greenblatt, Stephen, 405
Greene, Jack P. 312, 479
Greenvill, Richard, 34–35
Grenville, George, 485
Gridley, Jeremy, 314
Griswold, Rufus Wilmot, Female Poets of America, 8;
Poets and Poetry of America, 8;
Prose Writers of America, 8
Gronniosaw, Ukawsaw, Narrative, 415, 419–425
Group (Warren), 465–466, 588
Grumbling Hive (Mandeville), 205
Guardian, 433
“Guillotina” (Hopkins), 520
Gulliver's Travels (Swift), 508
Gunner (Norton), 65–66
Gura, Philip, 184
Gustavus Vasa, (Colman), 456
Gyles, John, Memoirs of Odd Adventures, 159–160
Hakluyt, Richard (d. 1591), “Inducements to Liking of the Voyage Intended,” 41
Hakluyt, Richard (1552?-1616), 28–32, 33, 37, 40–41, 43, 70, 85, 580;
“Discourse of Western Planting,” 31–32;
Divers Voyages, 29–31;
Principal Navigations (1598–1600), 26, 28–32, 43;
Principall Navigations (1589), 24, 26, 29, 31–32, 35, 38;
Virginia Richly Valued, 40
Hale, Sarah Josepha, 99
Half-Way Covenant, 127, 130, 180
Hall, David D., 95, 324, 333, 402
Hall, Michael, 106
Hall, Prince, 423
Hallam, Lewis, Sr., 461
Hambrick-Stowe, Charles, 377
Hamilton, Dr. Alexander (1712–1756), 15–16, 239–256, 514, 516;
De Morbis Ossium, 242;
History of the Ancient and Honourable Tuesday Club, 239–242, 244, 247–253;
Itinerarium, 239–247, 251, 253;
life, 241–242;
“Minutes,” 248;
recognition of, 240–241;
Records of the Tuesday Club, 241, 248, 251, 253
Hamilton, Alexander (1757–1804), 12, 340, 512;
political controversies, 505
Hamilton, Andrew, 310
Hamilton, George, 229
Hamilton, William, 241
Hamlet (Shakespeare), 93
Hammon, Briton, 164,
Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, 164–165, 415–419
Hammond, John, Leah and Rachel, 10, 133
Hammond, Jeffrey A., 133, 139
Hancock, John, 588
Handkerchiefs from Paul (Murdock), 117
Hanson, Elizabeth, 156, 159;
God's Mercy Surmounting Man's Cruelty, 156–157
“Happiness of a People Is the Wisdome of Their Rulers” (Hubbard), 106
Hariot, Thomas, 9, 35–37, 43, 51, 286;
Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 35–37, 41, 51–52, 61, 251, 284–286, 288;
“Merchantable Commodities,” 41
Harmony of the Gospels (Taylor), 131
Harmony of the Old and New Testament (Edwards), 183
Harris, Benjamin, Publick Occurrences, 302–303, 304–305
Harris, Sharon M., 162
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 240
Hart, Samuel, 243, 248
Harvard College, 14, 108, 110, 130, 173, 217, 232, 306, 348, 390, 469, 473, 574, 575;
library of, 348, 355–356;
Revolutionary War and, 360;
stages a dramatic performance, 456
Harvard, John, library of, 348
“Hastings” (Lewis), 210
“Hasty Pudding” (Barlow), 251, 522
Haverford College, 382
Hawkins, John, 23
Hawthorne, Hildegarde, 12
Hawthorne, Julian, American Literature, 10–11, 15
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 5, 94–95;
“Duston Family,” 154;
Grandfather's Chair, 5;
Scarlet Letter, 94
Hayes, Edward, 38–39, 41, 44;
“Briefe Note of the Sending Another Barke,” 41;
“Report of the Voyage,” 38–39
Hayes, Kevin J., 234, 235;
“Benjamin Franklin,” 431–450;
“Dr. Alexander Hamilton,” 239–256;
“Introduction,” 3–19;
“The Place of Natural History in Early American Literature,” 593–611
Hazard, Ebenezer, 4, 570, 580–581, 587;
Historical Collections, 580
(p. 623) Hazlitt, William, 5, 551;
attitude toward American literature, 5–6
Heart of Darkness (Conrad), 604
Heath Anthology of American Literature, 15
Heller, Joseph, Catch-22, 249
Hennepin, Louis, 225
Henry VII, 30
Henry VIII, 324
Henry, John, School for Soldiers, 473
Henry, Patrick, 390, 472, 482–483, 495–496
Herbert, Charles, 391
Herbert, George, 127
Herbeson, Massey, “Deposition of Massey Herbeson,” 161
Herodotus, 290, 598
Hesiod, Works and Days, 552
Hewat, Alexander, Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, 574
Histoire de la Louisiane (Pratz), 577
Historians of Nature (Leder), 569–570
Historical Account of … South Carolina and Georgia, (Hewat), 574
“Historical Characters Are False Representations of Nature” (Brown), 585
Historical Collections (Hazard), 580
Historical Collections of the Indians in New England (Gookin), 577
Historical Discourse on … Rhode-Island (Callender), 573–574
Historical Mirror, 440
Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana (Hutchins), 577
Historical Sketches (Brown), 585–586
historical society libraries, 363
“History and Present State” genre, 593–594
History and Present State of Virginia (Beverley), 286, 288, 573, 593, 600
History of American Literature (Tyler), 9, 13
History of Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia (Cook), 203–204, 205
History of Historical Writing in America (Jameson), 569
History of Maria Kittle (Bleecker), 162
History of New England from 1630 to 1640 (Winthrop), 101
History of New England: Wonder-Working Providence (Johnson) 4, 102
History of New-Hampshire (Belknap), 163, 574
History of New-York (Irving), 583
History of Pennsylvania (Proud), 574, 581, 583, 584
History of Plymouth Plantation (Bradford), 77, 79, 93–94, 97, 99, 102, 108, 111, 115, 219, 233, 286, 395, 396–398
History of the American Indians (Adair), 577
History of the Ancient and Honourable Tuesday Club (Hamilton), 239, 240, 241, 242, 244, 247–253
History of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay (Hutchinson), 318, 574
History of the Colony of Nova-Caesaria, or New Jersey (Smith), 574
History of the District of Maine (Sullivan), 574
History of the Dividing Line (Byrd), 230, 289–290, 347, 375, 571, 596, 604
History of … Virginia (Stith), 573
History of the Five Indian Nations (Colden), 265–268, 269, 438, 577
History of the Kingdom of Basaruah (Morgan), 245
History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Anderson (Kimber), 528–530, 532–534, 537
History of the Life and Sufferings (Grace), 160
History of the Province of New York (Smith), 574
History of the Revolution of South-Carolina (Ramsay), 574
History of the Rise of the United States (Gordon), 580
History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution (Warren), 587–588
History of the Wars of New-England with the Eastern Indians (Penhallow), 577
History of the Work of Redemption (Edwards), 183
History of Tom Jones (Fielding), 239, 356–358
history writing, 93–113, 340, 569;
belletristic, 586–589;
microhistories, 575–577;
macronationalist or protonationalist, 578–581;
natural and “Indian,” 577–578;
provincial, 573–575;
Puritan approaches to 94–113, 570–581;
typological approach to, 95–96, 99; 102–109, 111, 133
Hobbes, Thomas, 202, 205, 483
Hobomok (Child), 588
Hofstadter, Richard, 551
Holdsworth, Edward, Muscipula, 190, 210
Homer, 119, 159, 190, 199, 439, 445
Homestead, Melissa J., 17;
“The Beginnings of the American Novel,” 527–546
Hood, Samuel, 492
Hope Leslie (Sedgwick), 588
Hopkins, Lemuel, 519–520, 587;
Democratiad, 521;
“Guillotina,” 520
Hopkins, Samuel, 183;
Life and Character of Miss Susanna Anthony, 376
Hopkins, Stephen, 486, Rights of Colonies Examined,487
Hopkinson, Francis, 189, 359;
Battle of the Kegs, 508;
Science, 211;
Temple of Minerva, 473
Horace, 3, 190, 191, 434, 489, 603
Horsmanden, Daniel, 576, 582;
Journal of the Proceedings in the Detection of the Conspiracy,375-376, 575
Hortop, Job, 23
House of Wisdom in a Bustle (Carey), 522
How, Nehemiah, 158;
Narrative of the Captivity, 158
How to Write the History of the New World (Cañizares-Esguerra), 570–571
Howard, Martin, Jr., 485
Howard, Phillip, 456
Howe, Jemima, Genuine and Correct Account of the Captivity, 162–163
Howe, William, 509
Howe's Proclamation, Versified, 509
(p. 624) Hubbard, William, 103, 104, 106–108, 111;
“Happiness of a People Is the Wisdome of Their Rulers,” 106;
“Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians,” 107;
Present State of New-England, 107–108
Hubbell, Jay, South in American Literature, 14
Huckleberry Finn (Twain), 233
Hudibras (Butler), 199, 205, 208, 507, 511, 587
Hudson, Elizabeth, 383
Hull, John, 130
Hulme, Peter, 76
Hume, David, 489, 490, 515, 562–563, 570, 584;
Treatise of Human Nature, 563
Humphreys, David, 515, 587;
Poem on the Happiness of America, 523
Humiliations Followd with Deliverances (Mather), 152–154
Hunter, Robert, 461;
Androboros, 458–459
Hunter, William, 308
Husband, Herman, 575, 576, 582;
“An Impartial Relation of the First Rise,” 576
“Huswifery” (Taylor), 138
Hutchins, Thomas, Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana, 577
Hutchinson, Anne, 102, 332, 381
Hutchinson, Foster, 465
Hutchinson, Thomas, 154, 465, 479, 486, 493, 574;
History of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, 318, 574
Iliad, 208, 521
Imbarrato, Susan Clair, “Early American Autobiography,” 395–414
Imlay, Gilbert, 577–578;
Emigrants, 588;
Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America, 577, 588
“Impartial Relation of the First Rise” (Husband), 576
Incidents of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania (Brackenridge), 570, 586
Independent Reflector (Livingston), 489
Independent Whig (Trenchard and Gordon), 310
“Indian Burial Ground” (Freneau) 522
“Indian Dialogues” (Eliot), 258–263, 269, 457
“Indian” histories, 577–578
Indian plays, 462. See also drama
Indian treaties, 264–268, 438
“Indico” (Woodmason), 197
“Inducements to Liking of the Voyage Intended” (Hakluyt), 41
Infallibility of Human Judgment (Lyons), 433
Information for Those Who Would Remove to America (Franklin), 70, 86–87
Ingram, David, 23, 24–26;
“Deposition,” 24–26;
“Relation,” 25–26
“In Honour of Queen Elizabeth” (Bradstreet), 120–121
“In Reference to Her Children, 23
June, 1659” (Bradstreet), 123
“In Solitude Good Company” (Wigglesworth), 127
“In the Due Honor of the Author Master Robert Norton” (Smith), 66
“Inquiry into the Rights of the British Colonies” (Bland), 579
Intellectual Life in the Colonial South (Davis), 14
Intercolonial Wars, 158, 163
Interesting Narrative (Equiano), 165, 416, 426–429
Irving, Washington, History of New-York, 583;
“Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 5, 583
Itinerant Observations in America (Kimber), 196–197, 234–237, 527–528, 532, 533, 604
Itinerarium (Hamilton), 239–247, 251, 253
Ivanhoe (Scott), 232
James, Abel, 404
James I, 97, 130
James VIII (of Scotland), 305
Jameson, J. Franklin, History of Historical Writing in America, 569
Janeway, James, Token for Children, 402
Jay, John, 500
“Jefferson and Liberty,” 522
Jefferson, Thomas, 4, 5, 12, 87, 233, 485, 497–498, 512, 522, 580, 593, 594–600, 601, 610;
autobiographical persona of, 398;
daily memorandums, 373, 391;
Declaration of Independence, 296, 412, 487, 490, 496;
education of, 574;
establishing a state library, 363–364;
letters to John Adams, 4;
Notes on the State of Virginia, 17, 270–271, 499–501, 571, 573, 580, 593–600, 604, 610;
orders Essays to Do Good, 5;
political controversies, 505;
reads Nathaniel Morton's New-England's Memorial, 4;
secular autobiography of, 410–412;
Summary View of the Rights of British America, 494–495;
theatrical interests, 467
Jesus, of Nazareth, 105, 110, 128, 135, 170, 173, 182, 269
Jingle, Bob (pseud.), Association, 509
Jogues, Isaac, 144
Johnson, Edward, 99, 102, 111;
History of New England: Wonder-Working Providence, 4, 102
Johnson, Odai, 454
Johnson, Paul David, 410
Johnson, Samuel, 192, 440, 487
Johnson, Susannah, 157;
Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Johnson, 162–163
Johnson, Thomas H., 131
Johonnot, Jackson, 161
Jonathan Edwards: A Life (Marsden), 184
Jones, Absalom, 576, 582;
Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, 576
Jones, David, Journal of Two Visits, 385
Jones, Howard Mumford, 69, 70
Jones, Hugh, Present State of Virginia, 593
Joseph, Betty, 539
Joseph Andrews (Fielding), 237
Josselyn, John, 72, 82;
New England's Rarities Discovered, 70, 82
journal, as a form of diary, 374–376;
as travel narrative, 376;
biographical authenticity of, 376–377;
documentary value of, 375;
protestant (p. 625) spiritual, 383–385;
Quaker, 382–383. See also diaries
Journal (Knight), 216–222, 289, 375; 406–407
Journal (Woolman), 382–383
Journal of a Voyage from Gibraltar to Georgia (Whitefield), 383–385
Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon (Fielding), 239
Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage (Ledyard), 581
Journal of Samuel Kirkland (Kirkland), 262, 385
Journal of the House of Burgesses, 374
Journal of the House of Representatives for His Majesties Province of New-York, 374
Journal of the Proceedings in the Detection of the Conspiracy (Horsmanden), 375–376, 575
Journal of the Proceedings in the Late Expedition to Port-Royal, 375
Journal of Two Visits (Jones), 385
Journal of What Passed in the Expedition of His Excellency Col. Benjamin Fletcher, 375
Journals of Congress, 374
Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem (Maundrell), 434–435
“Journey from Patapsko to Maryland” (Lewis), 196–197, 209–212, 234, 527–528
Journey from Philadelphia (Freneau), 376
Juvenal, 434
Juvenile Adventures of David Ranger (Kimber), 237
Kagle, Steven, 371, 376
Kalm, Peter, 354
Keayne, Robert, 349
Keimer, Samuel, 435
Keith, William, 431–432
Kennett, White, Bibliothecae Americanae, 3–4, 6
Kettell, Samuel, 14, 119;
Specimens of American Poetry, 6, 7, 8, 116–117
Kidd, Thomas S., “Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening,” 170–186
Kimber, Edward, 215, 233–238, 527, 530–531, 534, 604;
Itinerant Observations in America, 196–197, 234–237, 527–528, 532, 533, 604;
History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Anderson, 528–530, 532–534, 537;
Juvenile Adventures of David Ranger, 237;
Life and Adventures of Joe Thompson, 237, 532
Kimber, Isaac, 233
King George's War, 158
King Philip (Metacom), 146, 259, 262, 263, 273
King Philip's War, 104–106, 118, 130, 144, 171, 259, 262, 264
King William's War, 152
King's College (Columbia), library of, 355–356;
during the Revolutionary War, 360
Kippis, Andrew, 440
Kirkland, Samuel, Journal of Samuel Kirkland, 262, 385
Kittle, Maria, 162
Klein, Lawrence E., 193
Knapp, Samuel, 14;
Lectures on American Literature, 6
Kneeland, Samuel, 306
Knight of the Oracle, 217
Knight, Richard, 216
Knight, Sarah Kemble, 11, 190, 215, 216–222, 230, 240;
autobiographical self-fashioning of, 406;
Journal, 216–222, 289;
resemblance to “Silence Dogood,” 217
Knight's Tale (Chaucer), 207–208
Kupperman, Karen Ordahl, 58
Ladies' Magazine, 6
Ladies of Castille (Warren), 466–467
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Roche Yves Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 514, 552
Lane, Ralph, 33–34, 36–37, 55;
“Account of the Particularities,” 34
Langley, April, “Early American Slave Narratives,” 415–430
La Plume Volante (Mason), 386
Last of the Mohicans (Cooper), 272
Late Religious Commotions in New-England (Rand), 179
Laudonnière, Rene de, 225,
“Note of Such Commodities as Are Found in Florida,” 41
Lawrence, D. H., 547, 553
Lawson, John, 85–86, 215, 222–228, 234–237, 577;
New Voyage to Carolina, 85–86,223-228, 241, 374, 577
layman's libraries, 350–352
Lazarillo de Tormes, 237
Leach, Douglas, 107
Leacock, John, 586, 589;
Fall of British Tyranny, 471-473;
First Book of the American Chronicles of the Times, 586
Leah and Rachel (Hammond), 10
Lectures on American Literature (Knapp), 6
Leder, Lawrence H., Historians of Nature, 569–570;
Man's Nature and Early Nationalist Historians, 569–570
Ledyard, John, Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage, 581
Lee, Charles, 472
Lee, Richard Henry, 497,
Letters from a Federal Farmer, 489
Leeuwenhoek, Antony van, 246, 373
Lefler, Hugh, 240–241
Legaré, Hugh Swinton, 6–7
“Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (Irving), 5, 583
Leininger, Barbara, 159
Lemay, J. A. Leo, 14, 55, 58, 60, 71, 208, 241, 254, 322, 402, 405;
Calendar of American Poetry, 15;
Men of Letters in Colonial Maryland, 14–15;
Robert Bolling Woos Anne Miller, 15
Lemmon, Leonard, American Literature: An Elementary Text-Book, 10–11, 15
Lennardson, Samuel, 153–154
Lennox, Alexander, 534
Lennox, Charlotte, Euphemia, 532, 535;
Life and Adventures of Harriot Stuart, 530, 532, 534–535, 537–538
Leonard, Daniel, 495
LeRoy, Marie, 159
Le Sage, Alain René, Gil Blas, 237
(p. 626) Lescarbot, Marc, Theatre of Neptune in New France, 455–456
L'Escot, Paul, 224
Lesser, M. X., 409
“Letter Relative to the Present State of China” (Franklin), 447
“Letter to My Daughter, Ruby Bliss” (Brewster), 194
Letters Concerning the English Nation (Voltaire), 555
Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (Dickinson), 301–302, 317, 487–490, 552, 556
Letters from a Federal Farmer (Lee), 489
Letters from a Westchester Farmer (Seabury), 489
Letters from an American Farmer (Crèvecoeur), 6, 489, 499, 547–568, 601
Lettres Philosophiques (Voltaire), 552, 555
Leverenz, David, 118
Leverett, John, 106
Levin, David, 408
Levy, Leonard, 309
Lewis, Meriwether, 297
Lewis, Richard, 15, 189, 193, 198, 209–212;
“Journey from Patapsko to Maryland” 196–197, 209–212, 234, 527–528;
Mouse-Trap, 190, 212;
“To Mr. Samuel Hastings,” 197, 210
Liberty and Peace (Wheatley), 513
“Liberty Song” (Dickinson), 507
libraries, 345–367;
during the Revolutionary War, 359–360;
in the late eighteenth century, 361–365. See also collective libraries and personal libraries
library companies, 352–355;
during the Revolutionary War, 359–360;
in the late eighteenth century, 361–365;
serves the Constitutional Convention, 360
Library Company of Philadelphia, 312, 352–355, 361, 363–364
Library of Congress, 364
Life and Adventures of Harriot Stuart (Lennox), 530, 532, 534–535, 537–538
Life and Adventures of Joe Thompson (Kimber), 237, 532
Life and Character of Miss Susanna Anthony (Hopkins), 376
Life of David Brainerd (Edwards), 183–184
Light Appearing More and More towards the Perfect Day (Eliot), 261
“Light in Darkness” (Wigglesworth), 127
Lillo, George, London Merchant, 203,
George Barnwell, 459, 461
Linnaeus, Carl, 288, 295–296, 599, 603, 610
Literary History of the American Revolution (Tyler), 9
Literary History of the United States (Spiller), 13, 240
Literary Magazine, 584
“Literature of Exploration,” (Shields), 23–45
Little, William, 232
Livingston, John, 216
Livingston, Robert, 497
Livingston, William, Burgoyne's Proclamation, 509;
Independent Reflector, 489, 509
Livingstone, Samuel Holten Henry, 391
Locke, John, 483, 489, 498, 555–556, 559;
Second Treatise, 490, 498, 555;
Treatise Concerning Human Understanding, 498
Logan (Tahgahjute), 270–271, 599
Logan, James, assistance to Library Company of Philadelphia, 353;
library of, 347–348
Loganian Library, 348
London Chronicle, 163, 441, 486
London Diary (Byrd), 386
London Flying-Post, 305
London Gazette, 302, 303, 305, 308
London Journal, 555
London Magazine, 233–234, 312, 315, 319, 527–528
London Merchant (Lillo), 203
Longinus, 191–192
Loudon, Samuel, library of, 359
Love of Fame (Young), 507
Lovell, James, 493–494, 500
Lovick, John, 232
Luck at Last (Blackamore), 531–532
Luther, Martin, 109
Lyon-Griswold affair, 522
Lyons, J., Fancy-logy, 433;
Infallibility of Human Judgment, 433
Lyric Works (Horace), 191
Macaulay, Catherine, 464, 466
Mace, Samuel, 41
M'Fingal (Trumbull), 506, 510–512, 515
McGiffert, Michael, 397
Machiavelli, 469, 570, 588;
Art of War, 49
McIntyre, Sheila, 336
Mackenzie, Henry, Man of Feeling, 562
Mackie, Charles, 241–242
Maclear, J. F., 96
McPherson, James, “Carthon,” 604
macronationalist histories, 578–581
Madison, James, diary of, 391;
federalism of, 500–501
Magnalia Christi Americana (Mather), 5, 108–110, 154, 222, 400
Madoc, 30–31
magazines, 301–320;
during the American Revolution, 317–319;
relationship to government, 333–337
Magna Carta, 477
Mainwaring, Henry, Sea-man's Dictionary, 65
Mallet, David, Alfred, 462
Man's Nature and Early Nationalist Historians (Leder), 569–570
Mandeville, Bernard, Fable of the Bees, 205, 433, 558, 561–562, 565;
Grumbling Hive, 205
Manuductio ad Ministerium (Mather), 116
manuscript culture, historical considerations, 324–333;
the idea of performance and, 337–341;
marginalia, 442–443;
relationship to newspapers, 333–337;
relationship to print culture, 321–343;
Quaker journals, 382–383;
scientific letters, 290–291
Map of Virginia (Smith), 11, 48, 52, 55, 60, 61
Marambaud, Pierre, 233
(p. 627) Marbois, François, 571, 594, 596, 597, 599
Markham, Gervase, Souldier's Accidence, 65;
Soldiers Grammar, 65
Markland, John, Typographia, 194–197
Markoe, Peter, Patriot Chief, 473
Marlborough, John Churchill, duke of, 229
Marrant, John, 417, 419–420, 608;
Narrative, 416, 423–425
Marsden, George, 171;
Jonathan Edwards: A Life, 184
Martin, Edward, 456
Martin, John, 326
Martyr d'Anghiera, Peter, 28–29, 281;
De Orbe Novo, 29;
Decades, 28–29;
influence on Hakluyt, 29, 42
Martz, Louis L., 137
Maryland Eclogues (Cradock), 190, 193, 198, 204–205, 210, 457
Maryland Gazette, 193, 239, 251, 253, 254, 307
Mascuch, Michael, 396, 402, 405
Mason, John, Brief History of the Pequot War, 572
Mason, William, La Plume Volante, 386
Massachusetts Calendar, 373
Massachusetts Spy, 465
“Master John Taylor, and his Armado” (Smith), 65
Material Towards a History of the American Baptists (Edwards), 575
Mather, Abigail, 117
Mather, Cotton, 4–6, 11, 15, 103, 108–111, 118–119, 125, 139, 151–155, 160, 217, 292, 306, 334–335;
as symbol of early American literature, 5;
autobiographical persona of, 398, 399–400, 401;
biography of Jerusha Oliver, 379;
Bonifacius, or Essays to Do Good, 5, 399;
captivity narratives and, 151–155;
critical of the New-England Courant, 321–322;
Decennium Luctuosum, 152–154, 156–157, 159–160;
Diary, 373, 377;
“Discourse of the Minister with James Morgan,” 457;
eulogizes Jerusha Oliver, 377;
eulogizes Jonathan Mitchel, 376–377;
“Excellent Wigglesworth,” 125;
“Faithful Man,” 125;
Humiliations Followd with Deliverances, 152–154;
influence on Jonathan Edwards, 409;
letters to the Royal Society of London, 292–293;
library of, 346, 347;
Magnalia Christi Americana, 5, 108–110, 154, 222, 400;
Manuductio ad Ministerium, 116;
Meat out of the Eater, 117;
Ornaments for the Daughters of Zion, 151;
Paterna, 399–400;
print culture and, 334–335;
recommends keeping a diary, 380;
“Token of the Children,” 402;
Wonders of the Invisible World, 5
Mather, Increase, 103–108, 130, 148–151;
“Autobiography,” 104, 397–398, 401–402, 404;
Brief History of the War with the Indian, 106;
Danger of Apostasy, 103;
Day of Trouble Is Near, 104–105;
denounces New-England Courant, 306, 321–322;
mission to London, 303;
preface to Sovereignty and Goodness of God, 147–151, 157;
Rowlandson and, 154, 160, 165, 191, 303, 306, 334–335
Mather, Richard, 103, 115;
library of, 346
Maule, Thomas, 310
Maundrell, Henry, Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem, 434–435
Mayday in Town (Tyler), 473
Mayhew, Jonathan, 478, 483, 486;
Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission, 481
Meat out of the Eater (Mather), 117
Meat out of the Eater (Wigglesworth), 118, 126–127, 139
Mecom, Benjamin, 436
“Meditation on a Broomstick” (Swift), 435–436
“Meditation on a Quart Mugg” (Franklin), 436–437
Meditations and Spiritual Experiences (Shepherd), 379–380
Melville, Herman, 5, 14, 608;
“Apple-Tree Table,” 5;
Moby-Dick, 233
Memoirs of Odd Adventures (Gyles), 159–160
Menatonon, 34
Men of Letters in Colonial Maryland (Lemay), 14–15
Mercenary Match (Bidwell), 473
“Merchantable Commodities” (Hariot), 41
Meserole, Harrison, American Poetry of the Seventeenth Century, 139
Messer, Peter, 340
Metacom (King Philip), 146, 148, 156, 259, 273
Metamorphosis (Ovid), 552
Metrical History of Christianity (Taylor), 131, 133
Miantonomo, 98
Micklus, Robert, 243;
Comic Genius of Dr. Alexander Hamilton, 241
microhistories, 575–577
millennialism, 95–96
Miller, Arthur, Crucible, 118
Miller, Carolyn, 24
Miller, Perry, 13, 100, 118, 184;
Errand into the Wilderness, 100;
New England Mind, 13–14
Miln, John, 246
Milton, John, 6, 9, 190–191, 512–513, 356;
Areopagitica, 323;
Paradise Lost, 109, 509–510, 512–513, 521, 536
Mind of the South (Cash), 14
Minot, George, 575–576
“Minutes” (Hamilton), 248
Misch, Georg, 396
Mitchel, Jonathan, 127, 376–377
Moby-Dick (Melville), 233
“Modell of Christian Charity,” 100–101
Modern Chivalry (Brakenridge), 529, 570, 586
“Modes of Historical Writing” (Brown), 585
“Modest Proposal” (Swift), 437
Modey, Christine A., “Newspapers and Magazines,” 301–320
Moll Flanders (Defoe), 530
Montaigne, Essais, 402
Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron de, 227, 489, 554;
Persian Letters, 554–555;
Spirit of Laws, 356, 596
Montgomery, Richard, 470–471
Monthly Magazine, 583
Monthly Review, 388
(p. 628) Moore, Ann, 383
Moore, Dennis, 552
More, Thomas, 119
More Letters from the American Farmer (Crèvecoeur), 552
Morellet, André, 446
Morgan, John, 391
Morgan, Joseph, History of the Kingdom of Basaruah, 245
Morgan, Thomas, 210
Morris, Gouverneur, 391
Morris, John G., 240
Morris, Lewis, 458
Morris, Susanna, 383
Morse, Jedidiah, 585, 577;
Geography Made Easy, 580;
American Geography, 580;
Compendious History of New England, 580
Morton, George, 78–79
Morton, Nathaniel, New-England's Memorial, 4, 102
Morton, Thomas, 4, 72–73, 233, 329–330;
New English Canaan, 4, 72–73, 77, 82, 330
Moseley, Edward, 232
“Mother's Revenge” (Whittier), 154
Motley Assembly (Warren), 466
Mott, Frank Luther, 312, 315
Mournful Lamentation for the Sad and Deplorable Death of Old Mr. Tenor (Green), 209
Mourt's Relation, 70, 76–82, 102, 263–264, 372, 375
Mouse-Trap (Lewis), 190, 212
Mulford, Carla, 15;
“Print and Manuscript Culture,” 321–343
Munford, Robert, 467–470;
Candidates, 467–468;
Patriots, 468
Murdock, Kenneth B., 107, 126, 400;
Handkerchiefs from Paul, 117
Murphy, Jillmarie, “New England Poetry,” 115–141
Murray, Judith Sargent, 339
Muscipula (Holdsworth), 190, 210
Musgrave, Philip, 305–306
Narrative (Gronniosaw), 415, 419–423
Narrative (Hammon), 164–165, 415, 416–419
Narrative (Marrant), 416, 423–425
Narrative of a Late Expedition Against the Indians (Brackenridge), 575
Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen's Captivity (Allen), 164
“Narrative of Hannah Swarton” (Swarton), 152–153, 156
Narrative of the Captivity (How), 158
Narrative of the Captivity (Johnson), 162–163
Narrative of the Captivity (Rowlandson), 4
Narrative of the Late Massacres (Franklin), 438–440, 575
Narrative of the Life (Douglass), 416
Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People (Allen and Jones), 576
Narrative of the Sufferings and Surprising Deliverance (Fleming), 158–159
“Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians” (Hubbard), 107
Narvaez, Panfilo de, 39
National Gazette, 516
Natural and Civil History of Vermont (Williams), 574
natural history, 284, 287–288, 577–578;
importance to early American literature, 593–611
Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands (Catesby), 287–288, 577
Nature of True Virtue (Edwards), 182–183
Neal, Daniel, 154
“Neanthe,” (Bolling), 15, 205–209
Neff, Mary, 153–154
Neilson, George, 253
Neolin, 263
New and Accurate Account of the Provinces of South- Carolina and Georgia (Oglethorpe), 573
New England Courant, 306–307, 309, 319, 321–324, 335, 434
New England Diary (Bowen), 372
New England Mind (Miller), 13–14
New England-Tale (Sedgwick), 588
New England-Weekly Journal, 307, 459
“New England's Annoyances,” 8
New Englands Crisis (Tompson), 118
New-England's Memorial (Morton), 4, 102
New Englands Prospect (Wood), 4, 69–70, 77, 81–82, 83
New England's Rarities Discovered (Josselyn), 70, 82
New Englands Trials (Smith), 48, 63, 77
New English Canaan (Morton), 4, 72–73, 77, 82, 330
New Haven Gazette, 514, 587
New Memorandum Book (Dodsley), 373
New Metamorphosis (Brooke), 189, 198–201, 206
New Proclamation! (Trumbull), 510
New Voyage to Carolina (Lawson), 85–86, 223–228, 241, 374, 577
Newport, Christopher, 52, 58
newspapers, 301–320;
during the American Revolution, 317–319, 479;
essays in, 435–438;
relationship to government, 333–337
Newton, Isaac, 433, 555
New-York Gazette, 307
New York Journal, 516
New York Society Library, 354
Nicholson, Francis, 229, 458
Nicola, Lewis, 359, 537
Niles, Hezekiah, 477
Nishohkou, 261
Nobrega, Manuel de, Dialogue for the Conversion of the Indians, 455
Norton John (ca. 1651–1716), “Funeral Elogy,” 125
Norton, John (1715–1778), 158
Norton, Robert, Gunner, 65–66
“Note of Such Commodities as Are Found in Florida” (Laudonnière), 41
Notes on the State of Virginia (Jefferson), 17, 270–271, 499–501, 571, 573, 580, 593–600, 604, 610
Norton Anthology of American Literature, 14
Novanglus (Adams), 480, 490, 495–496
novel, beginnings of, 527–546, 553–554, 557
(p. 629) “O Heavenly Muse” (Enroblos), 211
Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind (Franklin), 433, 486
Observations, Historical and Practical, on the Rise and Primitive State of New-England (Foxcraft), 573
Observations … Made in Travels from Pennsilvania to Onondago, Oswego, and the Lake Ontario in Canada (Bartram), 577, 601
Occasional Reflections on Several Subjects (Boyle), 437
Occom, Samson, 272, 339;
“Short Narrative of My Life,” 272–273;
self-fashioning of, 406
Odell, Jonathan, American Times, 513
Of Plymouth Plantation (Bradford), 77, 79, 93–94, 97, 99, 102, 108, 111, 115, 219, 233, 286, 395, 396–398
“Of the Four Humours” (Bradstreet), 120
“Of True Greatness” (Franklin), 440
Oglethorpe, James, 234–235, 237;
New and Accurate Account of the Provinces of South-Carolina and Georgia, 573
Oldenburg, Henry, 282–283
Oliver, Andrew, 486
Oliver, Jerusha, 377
Oliver, Peter, 465
Olsen-Smith, Steven, “Captain John Smith,” 47–67
“On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man” (Freneau), 518
“On the Incomparable Mr. Waller” (Turell), 192
On the Last Judgment (Brewster), 191
“On the Providence of God in the Government of the World” (Franklin), 432
“On Wine” (Franklin), 446
O'Neill, Eugene, 453, 474
Onishi, Naoki, “Puritan Historians and Historiography,” 93–113
Only for the Eye of a Friend (Stockton), 194, 339–340
Opechancanough, 52
Oppression, 507
Origen, 95
Ornaments for the Daughters of Zion, (Mather), 151
Original Sin (Edwards), 182
Ossian, 598
Otis, James, Jr., 301, 464, 492;
Rights of the British Colonies, 483–484, 486
Ovid, 512;
Metamorphosis, 9, 552
Ovids Metamorphosis Englished (Sandys), 9
Paine, Robert Treat, “Adams and Liberty,” 521–522;
“To Arms, Columbia,” 521
Paine, Thomas, 12;
Common Sense, 302, 488, 496–497, 499, 501, 582;
Crisis, 490, 499, 501;
“Crisis Extraordinary,” 499, 501;
Dialogue between General Wolfe and General Gage, 470–471;
Dialogue between the Ghost of General Montgomery, 470–471;
edits Pennsylvania Magazine, 318;
“Forester's Letters,” 500–501
Palmer, Samuel, 432–433
Pamela (Richardson), 356, 531
“Panther Captivity,” 162–163
Paleologue, Theodore, 49
Park, Lucy, 229
Passe, Simon van de, 398
Pater, Walter, 7
Paradise Lost (Milton), 109, 509–510, 512–513, 521, 536
Parismus, 217
Parke, John, Lyric Works of Horace, 191
Parker, James, 354
parochial libraries, 350–352
“Parody Parodized,” 507
“Parody upon a Well-known Liberty Song,” 507
Parrish, Susan Scott, “Scientific Discourse,” 279–298
Paterna (Mather), 399–400
Patriot Chief (Markoe), 473
Patriots (Munford), 468
Patriots of North America (Cooper), 512–513
Paxton Boys, 438, 439, 460–461, 581, 584
Peale, Charles Willson, 398
Pearce, Roy Harvey, 547;
Savagism and Civilization, 147
Pelham, Peter, 398
Pemberton, Henry, 433
Pemberton, Samuel, Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston, 493
Penhallow, Samuel, History of the Wars of New-England with the Eastern Indians, 577
Penn, William, 72, 438, 581–582;
anti-theatrical opinions of, 456;
Further Account of the Province of Pennsylvania, 72
Pennsylvania Chronicle, 301, 488, 491
Pennsylvania Gazette, 196, 301, 307, 313, 435, 436, 437, 462
Pennsylvania Journal, 301
Pennsylvania Magazine, 318
Pennsylvania Packet, 388
Pequot War, 102, 259, 381, 583
Percy, George, 59
Perkins, David, 223
Perry, Ruth, 537
Persian Letters (Montesquieu), 554–555
personal libraries, 346–348
“Personal Narrative” (Edwards), 171, 408–410
Peters, Samuel, General History of Connecticut, 574
Peterson, Merrill D., 412
Petiver, James, 224
Petre, Robert, 291
Phettiplace, William, 60
Philadelphische Zeitung, 435
Philbrick, Thomas, 553
Philips, Miles, 23
Philosophical Transactions, 312
Piercy, Josephine K., 120–121, 123
Pilgrim's Progress (Bunyan), 217, 218
Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 290–291, 406
Pindar, Jonathan (pseud. of St. George Tucker of Virginia) 194;
“Probationary Odes,” 516–517;
odes of, 521;
“To Liberty,” 517
Pindar, Peter (pseud.), 521
Pindarique Odes (Cowley), 194, 195
Pitt, William, the Elder, 471
Plumstead, A. W., 552–553
(p. 630) Plutarch, 536
Pocahontas, 54, 55, 328–329, 406, 538
Pocock, J. G. A., 571–573, 585
Poe, Edgar Allan, 7–9;
“Business Man,” 7;
understanding of early American literature, 7–8
Poem on the Happiness of America (Humphreys), 523
Poem on the Rising Glory of America (Freneau and Brackenridge), 462
Poems on Several Occasions (Dawson), 192
Poems on Various Subjects (Wheatley), 339
poetry. See names of individual poets and titles of individual poems
Poets and Poetry of America (Griswold), 8
politics, literature of, 477–503
Pomfret, John, 489,
“Choice,” 190
“Pomposo and His Printer” (Freneau), 516
Ponteach, or the Savages of America (Rogers), 462–463
Pontiac, 263, 463
Poor Richard's Almanack (Franklin), 435–436
Pope, Alexander, 9, 190–191, 234, 356, 458, 505, 506;
Dunciad, 506, 515;
Essay on Criticism, 191, 210;
Essay on Man, 190, 210;
Rape of the Lock, 190
Pots, Richard, 60
Powell, David, 30
Power of Sympathy (Brown), 341, 529
Powhatan, 52, 54, 55, 328, 406
Pownall, Thomas, 485;
Administration of the Colonies, 579;
Topographical Description, 580
Pratz, Le Page du, Histoire de la Louisiane, 577
Preparatory Meditations, (Taylor), 132–35, 137, 138–139
Present State of New-England (Hubbard), 107–108
Present State of Virginia (Jones), 593
Price, Richard, 440, 596
Priestley, Joseph, 440, 445
Prince, Nathan, 575
Prince, Thomas, 108, 110–111;
Annals of New England, 110;
Christian History, 314;
Chronological History of New England in the form of Annals, 110, 572, 573;
education of, 574
Prince of Parthia (Godfrey), 463–464, 473
Princeton (College of New Jersey), 355–356, 462
Principal Navigations (1598–1600) (Hakluyt), 26, 28–32, 43
Principall Navigations (1589) (Hakluyt), 24, 26, 29, 31, 32, 35, 38
print culture, historical considerations, 324–333;
the idea of performance and, 337–341;
relationship to manuscript culture, 321–343
Printer, James, 259
“Probationay Odes” (Tucker), 516–517
Proceedings of the English Colonie (Smith), 48, 59, 60
Progress of Dulness (Trumbull), 510
“Prologue” (Bradstreet), 121–122
“Prologue” (Taylor), 134
promotion literature, 10, 32–35, 41–42, 69–89, 224, 235, 284, 286, 330, 573;
attitudes toward the environment, 74–75;
features of, 69–71;
language of, 71–74;
rhetoric of erasure and, 75–77
“Prophecy of King Tammany” (Freneau), 272
Prose Writers of America (Griswold), 8
Proud, Robert, 570;
education of, 574;
History of Pennsylvania, 574, 581, 583, 584
provincial libraries, 350–352
public libraries, 349–355
Publick Occurrences (Harris), 302–305
Puritan history writing, 93–113;
characteristics of, 94–95;
chronological approach to, 103–108;
third-generation historians and, 108–111;
typological approach to, 103–108, 109, 111;
typology and millennialism in, 95–96
Putnam, Israel, 470, 472
Queen Anne's War, 305
Queen's College (Rutgers), library of, 355–356
Quevedo Villegas, Don Francisco de, 254
Rabelais, 233;
Gargantua and Pantagruel, 233, 244
Raleigh, Walter, 27, 31–32, 34, 37, 40–44, 50–51, 217, 587
Ralph, James, 432, 435
Ramsay, Allan, 242
Ramsay, David, 574, 580;
History of the Revolution of South-Carolina, 574;
view of history writing, 340, 499
Ramsey, Charlotte, 534
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, Delle Navigationi et Viaggi, 29
Rand, William, Late Religious Commotions in New- England, 179
Rape of the Lock (Pope), 190
“Rattlesnakes for Felons” (Franklin), 436–437
Rawlinson, Thomas, 252
Raynal, Guillaume-Thomas-François, 599
Rebels (Child), 588
Records of the Tuesday Club (Hamilton), 241, 248, 251, 253
Recruiting Officer (Farquhar), 468
Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion (Williams), 145–146
Redwood, Abraham, 354
Redwood Library, 354
“Reflections in the City” (Sergeant), 522
Regeneration through Violence (Slotkin), 147
Relacion (Cabeza de Vaca), 39–40
Relacion Verdadera (Gentleman of Elvas), 39–41
“Relation” (Ingram), 25–26
Religion of Nature Delineated (Wollaston), 432
“Remarks Concerning the Savage of North-America” (Franklin), 269–271
Remarks on the Jacobiniad (Gardiner), 521
“Reply to Coffee-House Orators” (Franklin), 441
“Report of the Voyage” (Hayes), 38–39
“Returned Captive” (Stoddard), 163
Reuben and Rachel (Rowson), 540–544
Revolution. See American Revolution
Revolutionary War, 10, 162, 297, 317, 445, 468, 514, 516;
Indian voices during, 268–269;
libraries during, 359–360, 364;
newspapers and (p. 631) magazines during, 317–319;
poetry during, 505–524;
propaganda plays of, 468–473. See also American Revolution
Reynolds, Edward, Further Accompt of the Progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New-England, 263
Ribault, Jean, 74, 225
Rice, Howard, 553
Richards, Jeffrey H., 455
Richardson, Lyon, 315
Richardson, Samuel, 562;
Pamela, 356, 531
Rickard, Alice, 48
Rights of Colonies Examined (Hopkins), 487
Rights of the British Colonies (Otis), 483–484
Rind, William, operates the first circulating library in the colonies, 356–358
“Rising Glory of America” (Brackenridge and Freneau), 586
Ritchie, Juliana, 190
Rittenhouse, David, 599
Robert, Pierre, 225
Robert Bolling Woos Anne Miller (Lemay), 15
Robertson, William, 584
Robinson Crusoe (Defoe), 538
Rogers, Gamaliel, 314
Rogers, Robert, Ponteach, or the Savages of America, 462–463
Rolfe, John, 328–329, 331
Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare), 461
Roper, Margaret, 119
Rosier, James, 42–43;
True Relation of the Most Prosperous Voyage Made, 42–43
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 402, 562
Rowlandson, Joseph, 146, 148
Rowlandson, Mary, 4, 11, 144, 146–151, 152, 155, 160, 165, 418;
autobiographical self-fashioning of, 406,
echoed by Hammon's Narrative, 418;
Sovereignty and Goodness of God (Narrative of the Captivity), 4, 144, 146–151, 156, 157, 160;
True History of the Captivity, 148, 155
Rowson, Susanna, 543;
Slaves in Algiers, 164;
Charlotte, A Tale of Truth, 528–530;
Charlotte Temple, 162, 529–530;
Fille de Chambre, 540–541;
Reuben and Rachel, 540–544;
Tales of Old Times, 542;
Trials of the Human Heart, 541
Royal American Magazine, 318
Royal Society of London, 245, 282, 283, 284, 290, 291, 292, 295, 296, 346, 386;
Philosophical Transactions, 312
Royot, Daniel, “Picaresque Travel Narratives,” 215–238
Ruggles, Timothy, 465
“Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One” (Franklin), 491
Rush, Benjamin, 359, 411;
reflects upon his role in the Revolution, 477;
understanding of Constitution, 501, 515, 516
Rutgers University (Queen's College), library of, 355–356
Sack of Rome (Warren), 466–467
Salisbury, Neal, 146–147
Salter, James (Don Saltero), 433
Saltman, Helen, 123–125
Saltonstall, Leverett, 154
Saltonstall, Samuel, 66
Sandys, George, 9;
Ovids Metamorphosis Englished, 9
Sans Souci (Warren), 466–467
Savagism and Civilization (Pearce), 147
Savery, William, 385
Sayre, Stephen, 440–441
Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne), 94–95
Scheick, William J., 133–134
Schlesinger, Arthur M., 304, 316
School for Scandal (Sheridan), 474
School for Soldiers (Henry), 473
Schramm, Karen, “Promotion Literature,” 69–89
Science (Hopkinson), 211
scientific writing, 279–298;
almanacs, 293–295;
“History and Present State” genre, 286–287;
letters, 290–293;
natural history, 284, 287–288;
reports, 284–286;
travel narratives, 284, 289–290
Scott, Upton, 240, 248
Scott, Walter, 544, 586, 588;
Ivanhoe, 232
Seabury, Samuel, Letters from a Westchester Farmer, 489
Sea-Grammar (Smith), 48, 65, 66
Sea-man's Dictionary (Mainwaring), 65
“Sea Marke” (Smith), 66
Seasonable Thoughts on the State of Religion in New- England (Chauncy), 179–180
Seasons (Thomson), 190
Second Protest, 442
Second Treatise (Locke), 490, 498, 555
Secret History of the Line (Byrd), 230, 233
Sedgwick, Catherine Maria, Hope Leslie, 588;
New-England Tale, 588
Seelye, John, 602
Séjourne, Philippe, 535
Selections from Early American Writers (Cairns), 11–12
Sergeant, John, 262
Sergeant, Thomas, “Reflections in the City,” 522
Seven Years' War (French and Indian War) 158, 264, 315–316, 462, 471, 480, 482, 549, 579
Several Poems (Bradstreet), 148
Sewall, Jonathan, Americans Roused in a Cure for the Spleen, 469
Sewall, Samuel, antitheatrical doctrine of, 456;
autobiographical persona of, 401;
diary of, 11, 373, 381–382
Shaffer, Jason, “Early American Drama,” 453–476
Shaftesbury, Antony Ashley Cooper, earl of, 193, 210, 212, 556;
Characteristicks, 557
Shakespeare, William, 6, 93;
Hamlet, 93;
Romeo and Juliet, 461;
Tempest, 12
Shapin, Stephen, Social History of Truth, 326
Sharrock, Roger, 403
Shay's Rebellion, 473, 514, 515, 575
Shepard, Thomas, autobiography of, 397, 398, 401, 403, 404;
Certain Select Cases Resolved, 379–380;
Meditations and Spiritual Experiences, 379–380
Shepherd, Margaret Toutevile, 397
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, School for Scandal, 474
(p. 632) Sherman, Roger, 497
Sherman, Stuart P., 12, 373, 378;
Cambridge History of American Literature, 12
Shields, David, 195, 382
Shields, E. Thompson, Jr., “Literature of Exploration,” 23–45
Shirley, William, 480, 482
Short Account of the Malignant Fever (Carey), 576
“Short Narrative of My Life” (Occom), 272–273
Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston (Bowdoin, Warren, and Pemberton), 493
Shorte and Briefe Narration (Cartier), 29
Shuffelton, Frank, “The Literature of Politics,” 477–503
“Sick Mens Health” (Wigglesworth), 127
“Sidi Mehemet Ibrahim on the Slave Trade” (Franklin), 447
Sidney, Philip, 30, 121
“Silence Dogood” (Franklin), 217, 434
Silverman, Kenneth, Colonial American Poetry, 139
Simmons, Henry, 385
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (Edwards), 176–177
1622 massacre, 56–58
Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America (Crèvecoeur), 551
slave narratives, 415–430. See also autobiography, captivity narratives, conversition narratives, and spiritual autobiography
Slaves in Algiers (Rowson), 164
Sloan, David, 306
Sloane, Hans, 433,
Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados, 287
Slotkin, Richard, Regeneration through Violence, 147
Smith, Adam, 85, 562,
Theory of Moral Sentiments, 563;
Wealth of Nations, 85
Smith, David E., 96
Smith, Elihu Hubbard, 519
Smith, George, 48
Smith, John (1580–1631), 10, 12, 47–67, 72, 73, 77–78, 143, 224, 326–329, 331, 332, 335, 342, 538, 596;
Accidence or the Pathway, 48, 65;
Advertisements for the Unexperienced Planters of New England, 48, 63–64, 66;
autobiographical self-fashioning of, 405–406;
autobiography of, 398–399, 401;
Description of New England, 48, 62–63, 64, 70, 77–78, 82;
early life and adventures, 48–50;
Generall Historie of Virginia, 48, 52, 54–60, 64, 66, 77, 284, 398–399;
“In the due Honor of the Author Master Robert Norton,” 66;
literary and promotional efforts, 48;
Map of Virginia, 11, 48, 52, 55, 60, 61;
“Master John Taylor, and his Armado” 65;
nautical, poetic, and autobiographical writings, 64–67;
New England explorations and writings, 61–64;
New Englands Trials, 48, 63, 77;
Proceedings of the English Colonie, 48, 59, 60;
library of, 345;
Sea-Grammar, 48, 65, 66;
“Sea Marke,” 66;
True Relation of Virginia, 11, 48, 52–55, 57–58;
True Travels, 48–50, 53, 64;
Virginia explorations and writings, 50–61
Smith, John (1752–1809), 473
Smith, Richard, 223
Smith, Samuel, History of the Colony of Nova-Caesaria, or New Jersey, 574
Smith, William, 315, 462, 464, 574, 576;
Brief View of the Conduct of Pennsylvania for the Year, 575;
History of the Province of New York, 574;
Some Critical Observations upon a Late Poem, Entituled, The Breeches, 192–193;
Some Thoughts on Education, 190
Smollett, Tobias George, 227
Social History of Truth (Shapin), 326
social libraries, 362, 364–365. See also, library companies
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 573
Soldiers Grammar (Markham), 65
Some Account of the Fore Part of the Life of Elizabeth Ashbridge (Ashbridge), 407
Some Critical Observations upon a Late Poem, Entituled, The Breeches (Smith), 192–193
Some Historical Account of Guinea (Benezet), 581
Some Thoughts Concerning the Present Revival of Religion (Edwards), 179
Some Thoughts on Education (Smith), 190
Somerville, Wilson, Tuesday Club of Annapolis as Cultural Performance, 241
“Song of Praise” (Wigglesworth), 127
Sot-weed Factor (Cook), 12, 192–193, 201–205, 230
Sotweed Redivivus (Cook), 189–192, 205
Souldier's Accidence (Markham), 65
“Souls Groan to Christ for Succor” (Taylor), 136
South in American Literature (Hubbell), 14
Southern Review, 6
Southey, Robert, 396
Sovereignty and Goodness of God (Rowlandson), 4, 146–151, 156, 157, 160, 184, 404, 406–407
Spalding, H. H., 184
Specimens of American Poetry (Kettell), 6, 7, 8, 116–117
Spectator, 306, 319, 433, 536
“Speech of Miss Polly Baker” (Franklin), 437
Spiller, Robert E., Literary History of the United States, 13, 240
Spirit of Laws (Montesquieu), 356, 596
Spotswood, Alexander, 229, 251
Spunkiad (Woodworth), 522
Emigrants (Cooper), 588
Staden, Hans, 143
Standish, Myles, 62
Stanford, Donald E., 131–132
Stanford, John, Goodness of God, 376
Stansbury, Joseph, 513
state libraries, 364
(p. 633) Steele, Richard, 434, 448
Stendhal, 215
Sterling, James, Tragedy of the Orphan and Lethe, 193;
“Verses Occasioned by the Success of the British Arms in the Year 1759,” 198
Sterne, Lawrence, 562;
Tristram Shandy, 249, 586, 587, 597
Stevens, Laura, 538
Stevens, Wallace, “Comedian as the Letter C,” 16
Stiles, Edmund Ezra, 130
Stith, William, 570, 574, 596;
History … of Virginia, 573
Stockton, Annis Boudinot, 340;
Only for the Eye of a Friend, 194, 339–340
Stoddard, Ashbel, “Returned Captive,” 163
Stoddard, Esther, 171
Stoddard, Solomon, 170–171, 173, 179
Stone, Albert, 553;
“Crèvecoeur's Letters and the Beginnings of American Literature,” 547–548
Stone, John Augustus, 272
Stork, William, Account of East-Florida, 286
Story, Isaac, 521
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Uncle Tom's Cabin, 423
Strachey, William, 12
Strahan, William, 354
Stuart, Gilbert, 398
subscription libraries, 352, 353–354. See also library companies
“Sufferings of John Corbly's Family” (Corbly) 161
Sugar-Cane (Grainger), 190–191, 198
Sullivan, James, 574;
History of the District of Maine, 574
Sullivan, John, 470
“Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting” (Douglass), 579
Summary History of New England (Adams), 574, 583
Summary View of the Rights of British America (Jefferson), 494–495
Swarton, Hannah, 152–154, 159, 163;
“Narrative of Hannah Swarton,” 152–153, 156, 160
Swift, Jonathan, 218, 231, 437, 448, 458, 491, 505–506, 511,
Gulliver's Travels, 508;
“Meditation on a Broomstick,” 435–436;
“Modest Proposal,” 437
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 7
System of General Geography (Brown), 585
Tahgahjute (Chief Logan), 270–271
Tailfer, Patrick, 11;
True and Historical Narrative of the Colony of Georgia, 236
“Tale of the Turd,” 193
Tales of Old Times (Rowson), 542
Tally, John Bary, 241
Tamenund, 272
Tatler, 252, 306, 319, 433
Taylor, Charles W., 479
Taylor, Edward, 115, 117, 118, 121, 126, 129–137;
autobiographical persona of, 401;
Christographia, 131;
“Christ's Reply,” 136;
Diary, 131;
“Extasy of Joy Let in by [Christ's] Reply,” 137;
God's Determinations, 118, 132–137;
Harmony of the Gospels, 131;
“Huswifery,” 138;
Metrical History of Christianity, 131, 133;
Preparatory Meditations, 132–135, 136–138;
“Prologue,” 134;
“Souls Groan to Christ for Succor,” 136;
Treatise Concerning the Lord's Supper, 131;
“Upon a Spider Catching a Fly,” 137–139;
Upon the Types of the Old Testament, 131;
“Upon Wedlock, and Death of Children,” 138
Taylor, Elizabeth, 126
Taylor, John, “Armado,” 65
Taylor, Maria, 229
Tears of Repentance (Eliot), 259–261
Tempest (Shakespeare), 12
Temple of Minerva (Hopkinson), 473
Tennent, Gilbert, 160–161, 176
Tenney, Tabitha Gilman, Female Quixotism, 587–588
Tennyson, Alfred, 211
Tenth Muse (Bradstreet), 119–120, 329
Teresa of Avila, 402
Thacher, James, 391
Theatre of Neptune in New France (Lescarbot), 455–456
Theory of Moral Sentiments (Smith), 563
Thomas, George, 266
Thomas, Isaiah, 334;
Almanack of 1804, 294;
Royal American Magazine, 318
Thomson, James, 190;
Seasons, 190
Thomson, Charles, 593
Thompson, James, Alfred, 462
Thoreau, Henry David, 81, 88, 552;
Week on the Concord and the Merrimack Rivers, 154
Thoughts on Government Applicable to the Present State (Adams), 497
Till Eulenspiegel, 237
Tillotson, John, 386
Times (Church), 507
Timothy, Peter, 354
Tindal, Matthew, 210
Tippet, Mehitable, 549–550
Todd, Margo, 377
Token for Children (Janeway), 402
“Token of the Children” (Mather), 402
Tompson, Benjamin, 118, 139;
New Englands Crisis, 118;
Grammarian's Funeral, 209
“To Arms, Columbia” (Paine), 521
“To Liberty” (Pindar), 517
“To Miss Nancy Blair of Williamsburg in Virginia” (Bolling), 190
“To Mr. Samuel Hastings” (Lewis), 197, 210
“To My Dear and Loving Husband” (Bradstreet), 122–123
“To My Dear Children” (Bradstreet), 123, 124
“To My Flute” (Bolling), 192
Tom Jones (Fielding), 356
Topographical Description (Pownall), 580
Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America (Imlay), 577, 588
(p. 634) Townshend, Charles, 487
Townshend Acts, 317, 483, 488–490, 492, 495, 506–507, 579
Tracts (Force), 88
tragedy, as mode of exploration literature, 37–40
Tragedy of the Orphan and Lethe (Sterling), 193
translatio studii, 192, 250
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 319
travel writing, 284, 289–290, 554, 593–594, 600;
as journals, 376;
picaresque, 215–238. See also names of individual travel writers and titles of individual works
Traveller (Gage), 375
Travels (Bartram), 17, 70, 88, 269, 375, 577, 594, 596, 600–610
Treatise Concerning Human Understanding (Locke), 498
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections (Edwards), 180, 184–185
Treatise Concerning the Lord's Supper (Taylor), 131
Treatise of Human Nature (Hume), 563
Treatise on Conversion (Campbell), 420–421
treaty literature, 264–268, 270, 314, 455, 603
Treaty of Paris, 268–269
Treice, Elizabeth, 216
Trenchard, John, Cato's Letters, 310, 555–557;
Independent Whig, 310
Trent, William P., Cambridge History of American Literature, 12;
Colonial Prose and Poetry, 11
Trials of the Human Heart (Rowson), 541
Triumph of Infidelity (Dwight), 515–516
Tristram Shandy (Sterne), 249, 586–587, 597
Trowbridge, Caleb, 216
True and Historical Narrative of the Colony of Georgia (Tailfer), 236
True Declaration of the Estate of the Colonie in Virginia, 71
True History of the Captivity (Rowlandson), 146–151. See also Sovereignty and Goodness of God
True Relation of the Most Prosperous Voyage Made (Rosier), 42–43
True Relation of Virginia (Smith), 11, 48, 52–55, 57–58
True Travels (Smith), 48–50, 53, 64
Trumbull, Benjamin, 574–576;
Complete History of Connecticut, 574, 583
Trumbull, John, 509, 514, 516, 587;
Double Conspiracy, 473;
M'Fingal, 506, 510–512, 515;
New Proclamation!, 510;
Progress of Dulness, 510
Tucker, George, “Probationay Odes,” 516–517
Tuckerman, Henry, 601
Tuesday Club of Annapolis as Cultural Performance, (Somerville), 241
Turell, Jane Colman, “On the Incomparable Mr. Waller,” 192
Turner, Frederick Jackson, 232
Turner, J. M. W., 607
Twain, Mark, Huckleberry Finn, 233
Tyler, Moses Coit, 9–10, 16, 17;
History of American Literature, 9, 13;
Literary History of the American Revolution, 9
Tyler, Royall, Algerine Captive, 164,
Contrast, 454, 473–475;
Mayday in Town, 473
Typographia (Markland), 194–197
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Stowe), 423
United States Magazine, 318–319
Universal Magazine, 388
Universal Museum, 440
University of North Carolina, library of, 364
University of Pennsylvania (College of Philadelphia), 462
University of Virginia, 5
“Upon a Spider Catching a Fly” (Taylor), 137–139
“Upon the Burning of Our House” (Bradstreet), 120
Upon the Types of the Old Testament (Taylor), 131
“Upon Wedlock, and Death of Children” (Taylor), 138
Uttamatomakkin, 52
Vaca, Cabeza de, 143
Van, F. A., 411
Van Doren, Carl, Cambridge History of American Literature, 12
“Vanity of All Worldly Things” (Bradstreet), 118
Vaughan, Benjamin, 404
Verrazano, Giovanni da, 29
“Verses Occasioned by the Success of the British Arms in the Year 1759” (Sterling), 198
Vesey, William, 458
Vespucci, Amerigo (Americus Vesputius), 29, 31, 72
Vicar of Wakefield (Goldsmith), 235
Vico, Giambattista, 402
View of the United States of America (Coxe), 499
Virgil, 190, 512;
Georgics, 559
Virginia: A Pastoral Drama (Custis), 473
Virginia Almanac, 373
Virginia Gazette, 270, 317, 388, 520
Virginia Richly Valued (Hakluyt), 40
Virginia … Richly and Truly Valued (Williams), 71, 83
Vision of Columbus (Barlow), 513–514
Vokins, Joan, 383
Voltaire, 225, 515, 554;
Candide, 49, 216;
Dictionnaire Philosophique, 554;
Letters Concerning the English Nation, 555;
Lettres Philosophiques, 552, 555
Voyage dans la Haute Pensylvanie et dans l'Etat de New-York, (Crèvecoeur), 551
Voyage to Boston (Freneau), 509–510
Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados (Sloane), 287
Waban, 263
Wahrman, Dror, 479–480
Waldo, Albigense, 391
Walpole, Robert, 507, 555
Walsingham, Francis, 24
“Walstein's School of History” (Brown) 584, 585
Walton, Izaak, Compleat Angler, 605
Walvin, James, 426
War of Jenkins's Ear, 582
Ward, Nathaniel, 119, 221
Warren, Joseph, 500;
Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston, 493
(p. 635) Warren, Mercy Otis, 339, 464–467, 499, 570, 580, 587–588;
Adulateur, 465, 588;
as propaganda playwright, 469–470;
Blockheads, 466, 469;
Defeat, 465;
Group, 465–466, 588;
History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution, 587–588;
Ladies of Castille, 466–467;
Motley Assembly, 466;
Sack of Rome, 466–467;
Sans Souci, 466
Washington, George, 87, 340, 513–514, 516, 551, 587, 599;
as character in a drama, 472;
diary of, 373, 389–390;
enjoys Addison's Cato, 461;
favors attending theatres, 467;
Franklin writes to, 445;
honored in drama, 473;
mocked in the drama, 470
Watkinson, Cornelius, 456
Way to Wealth (Franklin), 435–436, 446
Waymouth, George, 27, 40, 42, 51
Wealth of Nations (Smith), 85
Webb, George, Bachelors-Hall, 192
Webbe, John, 313
Week on the Concord and the Merrimack Rivers (Thoreau), 154
Weekly Register, 528
Weld, Thomas, 115
Wells, Benjamin W., 11;
Colonial Prose and Poetry, 11
Wells, Colin, “Revolutionary Verse,” 505–524
Whately, Thomas, 485
Wheatley, Phillis, 388;
letter to Samson Occom, 339;
Liberty and Peace, 513;
Poems on Various Subjects, 339, 342;
poetry of, 425
Wheelock, Eleazar, 272, 575
“When as the Wayes of Jesus Christ” (Wigglesworth), 130
Whiskey Rebellion, 575, 584, 586
White, Ed, “History as Literature,” 569–591
White, John, 37
Whitefield, George, 314, 176;
Journal of a Voyage from Gibraltar to Georgia, 383–385
Whiting, Bartlett Jere, 251
Whitman, Walt, 246
Whittier, John Greenleaf, “Mother's Revenge,” 154
Whole Booke of Psalmes, 115
Wieland (Brown), 165, 584
Wigglesworth, Michael, 11, 115, 118, 121, 124–129, 130–131, 133, 137–139;
“Day of Doom,” 117, 125–128, 129, 136;
“God's Controversy with New-England,” 118, 126–129;
“In Solitude Good Company,” 127;
“Light in Darkness,” 127;
Meat out of the Eater, 118, 126–127, 139;
“Sick Mens Health,” 127;
“Song of Praise,” 127;
“When as the Wayes of Jesus Christ,” 130
Wilcox, John, 432, 433, 434
Wilkes, John, 471
Will, Enoe, 223
William (king of England), 103, 130
William the Conqueror, 478
Williams, Edward, 71;
Virginia … Richly and Truly Valued, 71, 83
Williams, John, 145,
Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion, 145–146
Williams, Roger, 381
Williams, Samuel, 574–575;
Natural and Civil History of Vermont, 574
Williams, Stanley T., 14, 551–552
Williamson, Peter, 160;
French and Indian Cruelty, 160;
“Adventures and Sufferings of Peter Wilkinson,” 161
Willoughby, Peregrine, 48–49, 51
Wilson, James, Consideration on the Nature and the Extent of the Legislative Authority, 494–496
Winans, Robert, 531
Wingfield, Edward Maria, 53, 59, 326–329, 331–332, 538;
Discourse of Virginia, 327
Winkfield, Unca Eliza, Female American, 530, 535, 538–540, 543
Winnemucca, Sarah, 273
Winship, George Parker, 240
Winslow, Edward, 71, 78, 80–81, 98;
Good News from New England, 70–71, 77, 80–81
Winthrop, Adam, journal of, 373
Winthrop, John (1588–1649), 15, 99–103, 102, 109, 329, 332;
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History of New England from 1630 to 1640, 101;
journals of, 380–381;
praised by Cotton Mather, 400
Winthrop, John (1606–1676), 101, 282, 283;
library of, 346, 347;
member of the Royal Society, 346
Winthrop, Fitz John (1639?-1707), 304
Wise, John, Churches Quarrel Espoused, 478
Wolcot, John, 517
Wolcot, Roger, 582–583;
“Brief Account of the Agency of the Honorable John Winthrop,” 583
Wolf, Edwin, 2d, 402
Wolfe, Richard, 470–471
Wollaston, William, Religion of Nature Delineated, 432
Wonders of the Invisible World (Mather), 5
Wonder-Working Providence (Johnson), 4, 102
Wood, George, 357
Wood, Gordon, 410, 479
Wood, William, 71–73, 75, 81–82;
New Englands Prospect, 4, 69–70, 77, 81–83
Woodmason, Charles, “Indico,” 197
Woodworth, John, Battle of the Wooden Sword, 522;
Spunkiad, 522
Woodworth, Samuel, Champions of Freedom, 589
Woolman, John, 11, 479, 487;
autobiographical persona of, 401;
Journal, 382–383, 478
Woolston, Thomas, 210
Wormeley, Ralph II, 346
Works and Days (Hesiod), 552
Worthye and Famous History (Gentleman of Elvas), 43
“Written in Paradise Lost” (Byles), 191
Wroth, Lawrence C., 241
Wycherley, William, 228
Yale College, 14, 130, 131, 172, 177, 179, 184, 409, 473, 574, 575;
library of, 355;
during the Revolutionary War, 360
(p. 636) “Yankee Doodle,” 474, 506, 508
“Yankee Doodle's Expedition to Rhode Island,” 508
Young, Arthur, 390, 530, 537;
Adventures of Emmera, 535–540
Young, Edward, Love of Fame, 507
Zabin, Serena, 375
Zafar, Rafia, 419
Zeisberger, David, 385
Zenger, John Peter, 310–311, 576;
Brief Narrative of the Case and Tryal of John Peter Zenger, 575