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George Washington Harris.

by Milton Rickels

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee
    • Subjects:
    • Harris, George Washington, 1814-1869 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Dialect literature, American -- Tennessee -- History and criticism,
    • Humorous stories, American -- Tennessee -- History and criticism,
    • Lovingood, Sut (Fictitious character),
    • Tennessee -- Intellectual life -- 19th century,
    • Tennessee -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series, TUSAS 91
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1799.H87 Z85 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p.
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5951346M
      LC Control Number65024244

      Buy Sut Lovingood's Yarns by George Washington Harris, Thomas M Inge (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $8 - $ George Washington Harris, seminal southwestern humorist, was a Democrat and a Presbyterian, in that order. He was born in Pennsylvania but grew up in Knoxville. Although involved in many aspects of East Tennessee frontier development ranging from surveying to river and rail transportation, his major achievement was the creation of Sut Lovingood Author: Ben Harris Mcclary.

        George Washingtons Who Have Made Their Mark on America Ever since the Revolution, Americans have been naming their kids after George Washington. Some parents did so to honor our leaders, others hoped it would endow their children with the same luck and qualities of . George Washington Harris is a major influence, both of Faulkner’s Sutpen and McCarthy’s Suttree. The Har-de-har-har in Harrogate stems from Harris and Sut Lovingood. More on him momentarily. James Joyce was an influence, ULYSSES especially. And of course Dante stands behind Joyce.

      Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. SUT LOVINGOOD'S NATURAL BORN YARNSPINNER: ESSAYS ON GEORGE WASHINGTON HARRIS By M. T. Inge - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.5/5(1). This warning to those who hide behind the King's English is given its most ribald expression by one of the last antebellum southwestern humorists, George Washington Harris, whose Sut Lovingood: Yarn Spun by a ‘Nat'ral Born Durn'd Fool, was published in book form only after the .


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See all 7 formats and editions Hide other George Washington Harris. book and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Better known to his readers as "Sut Lovingood," Harris was a successful river pilot on the Tennessee River when he published his first sketch in The Spirit of the Times, an immensely popular New.

George Washington Harris, (born MaAllegheny City, near Pittsburgh—died Dec. 11,on a train en route to Knoxville, Tenn., U.S.), American humorist who combined the skill of an oral storyteller with a dramatic imagination.

Harris was a steamboat captain from an early age. George Washington Harris was born on March 20th, in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. At five years old Harris moved to Knoxville with his newly married half-brother, Samuel Bell, who was a metalworker and established a metal shop on what is now Market Street.

George Washington Harris was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Ma In he moved to Knoxville, Tennessee with his older half-brother, Samuel Bell. He spent the majority of his life in this young, frontier community of eastern Tennessee -- soaking in the life of the frontier. George Washington Harris, Go to Start of Text Return to A Digitized Library of Southern Literature: Beginnings to "Mos' book-weavers seem tu be skeery folks, fur giner'lly they cums up tu the slaughter pen, whinin an' waggin thar tails, a-sayin they 'knows they is imparfeck' - that 'yu'd scace 'speck one ove my ge,' an' so.

Harris was taken to Knoxville, Tennessee when four years old, where he was apprenticed to a jeweler. Afterward, he commanded a Tennessee river steamboat. He wrote able political articles during the William Henry Harrison campaign, and in began to contribute George Washington Harris () was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania/5(12).

Recommendation for Samuel Bent and George W. Harris, between circa 17 and circa 28 July Report of Committee, circa 22 January –A Revelation, 19 January [D&C ]. GEORGE WASHINGTON HARRIS. - A Southern sympathizer, steamboat captain, and silversmith, George Washington Harris is best known for the colorful character he created inSut Lovingood.

Through various sketches written for periodicals across the country, Sut became the humorous backwoods mountaineer who took readers through the backwards world of mountain life. Harris, George Washington,Writer.

Harris was born in Allegheny City, Pa., but his parents were probably North Carolinians. At five he was taken to Knoxville, Tenn., by his married half brother, Samuel Bell, who opened a metalworking shop.

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HARRIS GENEALOGY, Compiled by Gideon Dowse Harris, Keith Printing Co, Columbus, Misssissippi. Transcriptions attached of the wills of Nathan Harris () and his wife Catherine Walton Harris (). Before there was Mark Twain writing American classics filled with authentic regional slang and dialect--before there was Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn--there was George Washington Harris (Ma –Decem ) with his Sut Lovingood Author: George W.

Harris. CHILDREN OF GEORGE WASHINGTON HARRIS AND WIVES (1) ALMINA S. LEDBETTER (2) MARCILLA A. LEDBETTER (Child #2 of Harbert Harris and Mary Bradley) George Washington Harris was born Decem at Montford's Cove, Rutherford (now Mc Dowell) County, North Carolina, and died Decem Make Offer - The Lovingood Papers SUT SOCIETY GEORGE WASHINGTON HARRIS Limited Edition THE RELIGIOUS SOUVENIR Book Antique ENGRAVINGS Fancy Red.

During his lifetime, George Washington amassed a library consisting of over books, plus dozens of pamphlets and other publications, for a total of more than 1, titles.

1 Washington's library included books on agriculture, the military, history, politics, philosophy, and travel, as well as literature, plays, reference works, and books in foreign languages, including French, Dutch, and Latin.George Washington Harris list of subscriptions and contributions.

Dates: August 5 Subscriptions and contributions for the printing of books, collected by Harris in Philadelphia and New York.George Washington Harris () was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. He was an American humorist. Harris was taken to Knoxville, Tennessee when four years old, where he was apprenticed to a jeweler.

Afterward, he commanded a Tennessee river steamboat. He wrote able political articles during the William Henry Harrison campaign, and in began to contribute humorous stories to the.