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The Letters of William Cullen Bryant Volume VI, 1872-1878 (Letters of William Cullen Bryant) by William Bryant

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Published by Fordham University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • U.S. History - Late 19th Century (1877-1900),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Historical - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8118796M
ISBN 100823209962
ISBN 109780823209965

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William Cullen Bryant II, a collateral descendant, earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He taught at his alma mater and at the University of Iowa, Fordham University, and the City University of New York. He widely traveled as a naval officer, teacher, and educational advisor. He lived in Garrison, NY.   When William Cullen Bryant signed the first of letters in the present volume, in , he was a frail and shy farm boy of fourteen who had nonetheless already won some fame as the satirist of Thomas : The second volume of William Cullen Bryant's letters opens in as he has just returned to New York from an extended visit to Europe to resume charge of the New York Evening Post, brought near to failure during his absence by his partner William Leggett's mismanagement. At the period's close, Bryant has found in John Bigelow an able editorial associate and astute partner, with whose help he has . William Cullen Bryant (Edited By) William Cullen Bryant II, a collateral descendant, earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He taught at his alma mater and at the University of Iowa, Fordham University, and the City University of New York. He widely traveled as a naval officer, teacher, and educational advisor. He lived in Garrison, NY.

Bryant's correspondence with statesmen further reflects the immediacy of his concern with military and political decisions. There are thirty-five known letters to Lincoln, and thirty-two to Chase, Welles, war secretary Stanton, and Senators Fessenden, Morgan, and Sumner. More than 2, of his know letters have already been recovered for the present edition. When William Cullen Bryant signed the first of letters in the present volume, in , he was a frail and shy farm boy of fourteen who had nonetheless already won some fame as the satirist of Thomas by: 1. The Letters of William Cullen Bryant Book Description: In January , Bryant traveled to Mexico City, where he was greeted warmly by President Benito Juarez; on this and other occasions he was feted for the Evening Post's sturdy condemnation in of the abortive invasion of Mexico, which was freshly remembered there. Bryant's letters show the versatility of his concern with the crucial political, social, artistic, and literary movements of his time, and the varied friendships he enjoyed despite his preoccupation with a controversial daily paper, and with the sustenance of a poetic reputation yet .

The Letters of William Cullen Bryant. Book Description: During the years covered in this volume, Bryant traveled more often and widely than at any comparable period during his life. The visits to Great Britain and Europe, a tour of the Near East and the Holy Land, and excursions in Cuba, Spain, and North Africa, as well as two trips to Illinois. The Letters of William Cullen Bryant: Volume III, – In this Book. Additional Information. The Letters of William Cullen Bryant: Volume III, –; II William Cullen Bryant, Thomas G. Voss; ; Book; Published by: Fordham University Press; View contents Cited by: 1. The Letters of William Cullen Bryant. Book Description: The years just before and during the Civil War marked the high point of Bryant's influence on public affairs, which had grown steadily since the Evening Post had upheld the democratic Jacksonian revolution of the s. A founder of the Free Soil Party in and the Republican Party in. Read this book on Questia. When William Cullen Bryant signed the first of letters in the present volume, in , he was a frail and shy farm boy of fourteen who had nonetheless already won some fame as the satirist of Thomas Jefferson.