The Maine Reader: The Down East Experience from 1614 to the Present

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David R. Godine Publisher, 1991 - History - 524 pages
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Through prose, poetry, letters, essays, and art, this 1991 volume offers an intimate portrait of Maine. Contributors include Longfellow, Thoreau, John Burroughs, Sarah Jewett, Rockwell Kent, Amy ... Read full review

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Contents

Verrazzano Smith Levett
3
Christopher Levett
9
Frontier Maine 2 3
23
Thomas Burnam
35
Timothy Dwight
50
George F Emery
56
Nathaniel Hawthorne
67
The Death ofdlley
77
Mary Ellen Chase
286
Lura Beam
297
Edwin Arlington Robinson
312
Robert P Tristram Coffin
318
Maine Landscape Painters
327
Marsden Hartley
342
Vacationland
351
Samuel Adams Drake
357

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
84
The Building of the Ship
90
Captain Charles C Duncan
105
Harriet Beecher Stowe
119
Two Literary Men Visit the Maine Woods 127
127
Henry David Thoreau
138
Maine and the Civil War
151
John West Haley
163
General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
182
John S Springer
195
John Burroughs 104
204
Robert Smith
212
Robert Carter
231
William Henry Bishop
241
Dorothea Moulton Balano
255
Kenneth Roberts
263
Sarah Orne Jewett
273
Sinclair Lewis
366
William Carpenter
373
Edna St Vincent Millay
379
Henry Beston
386
Silhouette
392
Jean Stafford
403
Rachel Carson
411
The FrancoAmericans in Maine
419
Louis O Coxe
428
Offshore
434
David Walker
443
Amy Clampitt
455
The Cormorant in Its Element
457
John Gould
473
John McPhee
488
Carolyn Chute
506
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