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Ignatius Donnelly (1831–1901), politician, editor, novelist, and historian. Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (circa 1831– 1903), explorer, children’s writer, and travel writer. Mortimer Thomson (1831–1875), journalist and humorist. Metta Fuller Victor (1831–1885), novelist and editor. William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the antislavery newspaper The Liberator in Boston. Robert Montgomery Bird, The Gladiator. James Kirke Paulding, The Dutchman’s Fireside. Edgar Allan Poe, Poems. John Greenleaf Whittier, Legends of New England in Prose and Verse.
William Gilmore Simms, The Sword and the Distaff. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. 1853 The administration of President Franklin Pierce (1853–1857) begins. Edgar W. Howe (1853–1937), journalist and author. Thomas Nelson Page (1853–1922), fiction writer and diplomat. Antioch College is founded in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Putnam’s Monthly Magazine is founded. xxxiv Encyclopedia of American Literature Joseph Glover Baldwin, The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi. William Wells Brown, Clotel.
Thornton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey. 1928 The first Mickey Mouse cartoon, “Steamboat Willie,” premieres in New York City on November 18. ” American Literature begins publication. Edward Albee (1928– ), dramatist. Stephen Vincent Benét, John Brown’s Body. Robert Frost, West-Running Brook. Archibald MacLeish, The Hamlet of A. MacLeish. Eugene O’Neill, Strange Interlude. Julia Peterkin, Scarlet Sister Mary. Carl Sandburg, Good Morning, America. Chronology xlv 1929 The administration of President Herbert Hoover (1929–1933) begins.