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Source: Henry Adams

Primary Works

The Life of Albert Gallatin, 1879; Democracy: An American Novel, 1880 (anonymous); John Randolph, 1882; Esther: A Novel, 1884 (as Frances Snow Compton); History of the USA During the Administration of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1884-91; Historical Essays, 1891; Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres, 1904 (anonymous); The Education of Henry Adams, 1907 (Hypertext) (Project Gutenberg E-Text).

John Randolph. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1910. E176 .A5 v.16

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres. With an introduction by Ralph Adams Cram. Boston and NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. DC20 .A2

A cycle of Adams letters, 1861-1865. ed. by Worthington Chauncey Ford. Boston, NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1920. E601 .F72. Library Has: v.1-v.2

Letters to a niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. with A niece's memories by Mabel La Farge. Boston and NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1920. E175.5 .A1744

The degradation of the democratic dogma. with an introduction by Brooks Adams. NY: Macmillan, 1920. D16.8 .A2

The education of Henry Adams; an autobiography. NY: Book League of America, 1928. E175.5 .A173

The tendency of history. NY: The Book League of America, 1929, 1928. D16.8 .A4

Letters of Henry Adams. edited by Worthington Chauncey Ford. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930-38. E175.5 A1743. Library Has: v.1-2.

The education of Henry Adams. Introd. by James Truslow Adams. NY: Modern Library, 1946. E175.5 .A174276

Henry Adams and his friends; a collection of his unpublished letters. compiled, with a biographical introduction, by Harold Dean Cater. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1947. E175.5 .A17428

Democracy; an American novel. NY: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952? PS1004.A4 D4

Chapters of Erie. by Charles Francis Adams, Jr., and Henry Adams. Ithaca, NY: Great Seal Books, 1956. HE2791 .E688

A Henry Adams reader. edited and with an introd. by Elizabeth Stevenson. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958. PS1004 .A4A16

The great secession winter of 1860-61, and other essays. Edited and with an introd. by George Rochfield. NY: Sagamore P, 1958. E178.6 .A2

Writings. Edited by Henry Adams. NY: Antiquarian Press, 1960. E302 G16. Library Has: v.1-v.2-v.3

The education of Henry Adams, an autobiography. With a new introd. by D. W. Brogan. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. E175.5 .A174275

History of the United States of America. NY: Antiquarian P, 1962. E302.1 .A23 1962. Library Has: v.1-v.9

Documents relating to New-England federalism, 1800-1815. NY: B. Franklin, 1965? JK2306 .A3

The education of Henry Adams. Edited with an introd. and notes by Ernest Samuels. Jayne N. Samuels, assistant editor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973, 1918. E175.5 .A174276

The letters of Henry Adams. 6 vols. Ed. J.C. Levenson. Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard U P, 1982-1988. E175.5 .A2 A4

The correspondence of Henry James and Henry Adams, 1877-1914. edited with an introduction by George Monteiro. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1992. PS2123 .A42

The Education of Henry Adams: A Centennial Version. Chalfant, Edward and Wright, Conrad E. eds. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.

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Brooks, Michael W. New England Gothic: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles H. Moore, and Henry Adams. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1990,

Chalfant, Edward. Both sides of the ocean: a biography of Henry Adams, his first life, 1838-1862. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1982. E175.5 .A2 C46

- - -. Better in darkness: a biography of Henry Adams: his second life, 1862-1891. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1994. E175.5 .A2 C45

Contosta, David R., and Robert Muccigrosso. eds. Henry Adams and his world. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1993. E175.5 .A2 H45

Contosta, David R. Henry Adams and the American experiment. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980. E175.5.A2

Decker, William M. The Literary Vocation of Henry Adams. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1990.

Dusinberre, William. Henry Adams, the myth of failure. Charlottesville: U P of Virginia, 1980. E175.5.A2 D84

Hansen, Olaf. Aesthetic Individualism and Practical Intellect: American Allegory in Emerson, Thoreau, Adams, and James. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1990.

Kaledin, Eugenia. The education of Mrs. Henry Adams. Philadelphia: Temple U P, 1981. CT275 .A34 K34

Kaplan, Harold. Henry Adams and the American Naturalist Tradition. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 2010.

Monteiro, George. ed. The Correspondence of Henry James and Henry Adams, 1877-1914. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1992.

Moreland, Kim. The Medievalist Impulse in American Literature: Twain, Adams, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia,, 1996.

Nagel, Paul C. Descent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams Family. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1983.

Poole, W. Scott. "Henry Adams's Civil War: Despair and Democracy." in Sachsman, David B. and others. eds. Memory and Myth: The Civil War in Fiction and Film from Uncle Tom's Cabin to Cold Mountain. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2007.

Popkin, Jeremy D. History, Historians, and Autobiography. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005.

Samuels, Ernest. Henry Adams: Selected Letters. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1992.

Schreier, Benjamin. The Power of Negative Thinking: Cynicism and the History of Modern American Literature. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2009.

Schweighauser, Philipp. "The Desire for Unity and Its Failure: Reading Henry Adams through Michel Serres." in Abbas, Niran ed. Mapping Michel Serres. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2005.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 5: Henry Adams." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: http://www.paulreuben.website/pal/chap5/adams.html (provide page date or date of your login). 

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