By Robert J. Allison
A part of a sequence delivering special details at the eras of pre-twentieth century the United States, this quantity contains articles masking headlines and headline makers, awards, achievements and different enlightening and wonderful proof at the innovative period in the united states.
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Especially during tough economic times, Quakers and Congregationalists, for example, argued that the stage distracted people from their work, wasted scarce money, and promoted dissipation. Much of this moral suspicion of the theater was informed by Protestant religious beliefs that, in associating spiritual devotion with self-denial, were inherently conservative: any forms of levity and mirth led easily to sin, and the toleration of public amusements could infect an entire community with the corrupt tastes of a few individuals.
Harvard University Press, 1979). 34 American Editions. When a colonial printer chose to publish an American edition of a British work, it had important consequences for the development of culture on this side of the Atlantic. Colonial printers developed the reading tastes of Americans, helping both to supply domestic demands for cultural enlightenment and stimulating the local production of writers and composers. Before the invention of modern forms of mechanical production, printing was a time-consuming and laborintensive process, and early America depended on the importation of costly materials such as type.
While these poems show Freneau's facility with the conventions of pastoral verse, they also point toward a romantic idealization of American nature that would become a major theme for American writers in the nineteenth century. His later poem, "The Wild Honey Suckle" (1786), secured his reputation as a lyric poet of nature: Smit with those charms, that must decay, I grieve to see your future doom; They died—nor were those flowers more gay, The flowers that did in eden Bloom; Unpitying frosts, and Autumn's power Shall leave no vestige of this flower.
American Eras: The Revolutionary Era 1754-1783 (American Eras) by Robert J. Allison