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CHAPTER XIV
AMERICAN LITERATURE

the great War of Secession broke out. Its success was astounding, and it was then thought to have wielded so great an influence on the destiny of the nation that it is said that when President Lincoln met Mrs Stowe he said, " Is this the little woman who made this great war?"
Louisa M. Alcott, 1832-1888. An immortal American classic which deals with the period, though not with the causes or the progress of the Civil War, was Little Women (1868). Good Wives followed a year later, and Little Men in 1871. The author, daughter of an idealist and original educationist of Germanstown, Pennsylvania, was for a time a schoolteacher, and acted as a volunteer nurse during the struggle between North and South. Several of the delightful characters in Little Women are said to have been portraits of her family and friends, " Mr March " being her father.
To America belongs the credit of having produced three imperishable nursery classics Uncle Tom'sCabin, Little Women, and Uncle Remus. The author of the last-named masterpiece, Joel Chandler Harris, 1848-1908, was born at Eatonton, Georgia, and was by turn a printer, a lawyer, and a journalist. His quaint beasts remind us on the one hand of )Esop's animal characters and on the other of talking foxes, lions and donkeys in the medieval French fables. " Brer Rabbit " is almost as well known as Puss-in-Boots, and one phrase in the story hasobtained the dignity of a universal quotation :" BrerRabbit lay low and said nuffin'."
Another writer of one outstanding book was Emerson's friend Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862. Thoreau was a true Nature-lover, so much so

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