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The literary history of Philadelphia.

Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer

The literary history of Philadelphia.

by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Intellectual life.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- In literature.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS255.P5 O3 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 433 p.
      Number of Pages433
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300404M
      LC Control Number72081510

      The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) is a non-profit organization based in d in by Benjamin Franklin as a library, the Library Company of Philadelphia has accumulated one of the most significant collections of historically valuable manuscripts and printed material in the United States.. The current collection size is about Location: Philadelphia. In Literary Philadelphia (The History Press; ) by Thom Nickels, I particularly enjoyed the insights that Nickels a gay writer and activist provides. This includes the mention of Walt Whitman (the bearded poet was a familiar site on Market Street), along with lesser known gay writers along with non-LGBT Philadelphia literati such as James.

      Literary theory has undergone drastic changes in the past century and this paper is an attempt to understand some of the influences that have altered the critical landscape. The change that has taken place in literary theory is not novel to this discipline alone, nor is it to be explained by any one phenomenon. Lippard at the Library Company of Philadelphia; Lippard, Quaker City (The Monks of Monk’s Hall), and Penn’s Landing; Shaun McBride. Tom McHale. John McIntyre. James Michener. Silas Weir Mitchell (“Dr. Quiet”) Marianne Moore. Christopher Morely. Lucretia Mott. Thomas Paine. Edgar Allan Poe. Gimbel Special Collection at The Free Library.

      Biography/History. This is a collection of manuscripts obtained by the Free Library of Philadelphia from various donations. Much of the collection was donated by Philadelphia book collectors, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Gimbel and William McIntire Elkins, with additions from other donors and trust fund purchases. Location: Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, N. Broad Street, Frame of Reference: Samuel Delany was born on April 1, in New York grew up in Harlem, and his father ran a funeral parlor while his mother was a librarian. He attended the Bronx High School of Science where he attained his high school diploma.


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