Articles consist of studies of individual authors and their works, including Philip Freneau
and Nathaniel Hawthorne; Cooper's The Crater, "The Littlepage Manuscripts," and The Ways of the Hour; comparisons between Cooper and Jane Austen and Juan Leon Mera; and issues such as the slave narrative tradition, the naval ballad, and the use of American landscape painting.
In 1770, Dwight's friend and fellow Wit John Trumbull wrote his "Prospect of the Future Glory of America." Another Wit, David Humphreys, wrote "A Poem on the Future Glory of the United States." Princeton's Philip Freneau
and Hugh Henry Brackenridge delivered their "Rising Glory of America" as a graduation address to the class of 1771.
Convinced that a few self-interested leaders were misleading Massachusetts' voters, he hoped that Philip Freneau
's newspaper, the Philadelphia National Gazette, begun in October 1791 to compete with John Fenno's Federalist Gazette of the United States, would convert the people to Jeffersonianism and defeat congressman Fisher Ames' reelection bid.
was a Princeton classmate of James Madison, with aspirations to be a poet.
(5) Other contemporaneous texts which dealt with the Andre scandal include a much-circulated letter by Alexander Hamilton, an unfinished play by Philip Freneau
, and an epic poem entitled "The Fall of Lucifer" by Benjamin Young Prime.
In the eighteenth century, many authors were regarded as sublime: William Collins, William Cowper, Daniel Defoe, Philip Freneau
, William Gilpin, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray, Aaron Hill, Matthew Gregory Lewis, James Macpherson, Ann Radcliffe, Christopher Smart, James Thomson, Horace Walpole, William Warburton, Edward Young.
America was no sooner created than it became, in the words of the poet Philip Freneau
, "a New Jerusalem sent down from heaven." But the salvation this earthly Zion promised was freedom, not eternal life.
Rang mentions Hugh Henry Brackenridge and Philip Freneau
four times, always together.
A volume of Miscellaneous Works by Philip Freneau
At Princeton he met <IR> JAMES MADISON </IR> and collaborated with <IR> PHILIP FRENEAU
</IR> on a commencement poem, The Rising Glory of America (1772).
is sometimes called " the poet of the American Revolution.
Along with Jefferson, Madison recruited Philip Freneau
to launch an opposition newspaper, The National Gazette.