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Harold Frederic - American Writers 83

Harold Frederic - American Writers 83: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1969
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Harold Frederic - American Writers 83
    Book Description:

    Harold Frederic. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5190-0
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Harold Frederic
    (pp. 5-45)

    In early 1883, Harold Frederic wrote a eulogy to a young poet who had died before the promise of his career could be fulfilled. At the time he was preoccupied with thoughts of fame which might transcend death. “Worse than the terrors of dissolution itself is the fear that death may bring forgetfulness. The oldest graven records of the race are barriers raised to stop this dread oblivion, — at once a protest against the effacing march of generations and a plea for posterity’s attention, pitiful in its helplessness. ‘Let his name be forgotten,’ was the sternest and most merciless...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)