By Eugene Hudson Long, R. G. Collmer
Covers a various variety of pursuits in American literature.
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His research has extended to American drama and the favoriteMark Twain. His professional activities have included offices in the Conference of College Teachers of English of Texas (for which he served as president), the Texas Folklore Society (also as president), the Page vi American Studies Association of Texas (as a charter member and president). As an individual he has always shown the courtliness of the Southerner and the balanced judgment of the scholar. A gentleness of manner has complemented the meticulousness of the student.
33Raine, Arizona Guns, p. 77. 34Raine, Arizona Guns, p. 120. Page 30 This lean, brown-faced man walked the way of the strong. Men recognized the dynamic force of his close-gripped jaw, the power of his quick, steady eye, the patience of his courage. The eyes of women followed him down the street, for there was some arresting quality in the firm, crisp tread that carried the lithe smooth-muscled body.
But, Madam, my pride prevented me from doing my duty, and I gave my father a refusal. '3 Although there can be no doubt that Hawthorne was familiar with a number of Johnson's works, his primary interest was in Johnson the man as presented by Boswell. When he visits Lichfield he explains that he was drawn there primarily because it was the birthplace of Dr. Johnson, with whose sturdy English character I became acquainted, at a very early period of my life, through the good offices of Mr. Boswell.
American bypaths: essays in honor of E. Hudson Long by Eugene Hudson Long, R. G. Collmer