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3 edition of old swimmin- hole and leven more poems. found in the catalog.

old swimmin- hole and leven more poems.

by James Whitcomb Riley

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Published by The Bowen-Merrill co. in Indianapolis, Ind .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS2704 .O6 1895
The Physical Object
Pagination[ix, [2] p., 2 l.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24172855M
LC Control Number06030292

The Old Swimmin-hole and 'Leven More Poems Riley, James Whitcomb. Dealer. New York, NY, US. US. Price. USD. Buy now. About the item. Bound in chipped jacket over wraps, titles in red with both the jacket and title page stating second edition, 50 . Riley, James Whitcomb, "The Old Swimmin'-Hole" and 'leven More Poems (page images at MOA) Riley, James Whitcomb, A Tinkle of Bells; and Other Poems (Chicago: E. A. Weeks and Co., c) (illustrated HTML and page images at Indiana).

(2) Born in Greenfield, Indiana, in June, , and died at Indianapolis, July, He occupied a field unique in American literature and probably no poet came as near to the heart of the people.   These originally appeared in the Indianapolis Journal, where he worked from to ; in they were published as The Old Swimmin'-Hole and 'Leven More Poems. His most popular poems are "When the Frost is on the Punkin"' and "The Old Man and Jim." Riley went on numerous lecture tours, entertaining as an actor and humorist.

Great deals on Softcover, Wraps Poetry Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! The Old Swimmin'-hole 'Leven More Poems James Whitcomb Riley Indiana Book. $ Topic: Poetry. Softcover, Wraps History. Beginning in , Riley worked for the Indianapolis Journal, and he used his spare time to write poetry, some of which appeared in the newspaper. Riley became famous as "The Hoosier Poet" after he published his first book, "The Old Swimmin' Hole" and "Leven More Poems" in under the name "Benj. F. Johnson, of Boone.".


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"the Old Swimmin'-hole" Paperback – by James Whitcomb Riley (Author)Author: James Whitcomb Riley. Neghborly Poems on Friendship, Grief and Farm-Life; "The Old Swimmin'-Hole" and 'leven More Poems by Riley, James Whitcomb and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Old Swimmin'-Hole and 'leven old swimmin- hole and leven more poems.

book poems. Neighborly poems on friendship, grief, and farm-life by Benj. Johnson of Boone [James Whitcomb Riley.] Author RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Bowen-Merrill Place of Publication Indianapolis Date published Keywords Indiana, Forgeries.

: The Old Swimmin' Hole and 'Leven More Poems: Author's first book, signed, with twelve poems mainly dealing with memories of childhood. Written in "eye dialect," in which the misspelling of words suggests the use of a dialect even though the pronunciation is the same.

Whitcomb used the pseudonym "Benj. Johnson, of Boone.". The Old Swimmin'-Hole, and 'Leven More Poems Paperback – J by Riley James Whitcomb (Creator) See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ Format: Paperback.

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Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a lovely old book, really interesting. It's a single poem w/one verse on each page, and for every other verse there is a black and white print of the scene (w/one or two objects tinged in pink) described in the verse.

This is a lovely /5. Between the late s and the early s more than sixty Riley titles were printed by the Indianapolis firm. Riley had found his publisher. As Riley's first book, The Old Swimmin'-Hole and 'Leven More Poems frequently has been republished for special occasions.

A limited edition was brought out by the Bowen-Merrill Co. in COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The poem first appeared in a newspaper and was later featured in The Old Swimmin’-Hole and ‘Leven More Poems, a book published in and attributed to Riley’s rural persona, “Benjamin F. Johnson of Boone.”. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Riley, James Whitcomb, Old swimmin'-hole" ; and, 'leven more poems.

Indianapolis: Bowen. Looked like a baby-river that was laying half asleep, And the gurgle of the worter round the drift jest below Sounded like the laugh of something we onc't ust to know Before we could remember anything but the eyes Of the angels lookin' out as we left. Other articles where The Old Swimmin’ Hole and ’Leven More Poems is discussed: James Whitcomb Riley: Journal and later published as “The Old Swimmin’-Hole” and ’Leven More Poems ().

Riley was briefly local editor of the Anderson (Ind.) Democrat, but his later life was spent in Indianapolis. page i "the old swimmin'-hole" and'leven more poems neghborly poems. page ii by the same author neghborly poems, including "the old swimmin'hole." sketches in prose, including the boss girl.

afterwhiles: dialect and other poetry. pipes o'pan: five sketches and fifty poems. James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, – J ) was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author.

During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet" and "Children's Poet" for his dialect works and his children's poems tend to be humorous or sentimental.

Of the approximately 1, poems Riley wrote, the majority are in : October 7,Greenfield, Indiana, United. The Old Swimmin' Hole was a poem written by James Whitcomb Riley under the pen name "Benjamin F.

Johnson of Boone County".The poem was first published in as part of a book entitled The Old Swimmin' Hole and 'Leven More poem is one of Riley's most famous and is written in eye tells of events in Riley's youth as he reminisces about the.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The old swimmin'-hole and 'leven more poems. Neghborly [!] poems on friendship, grief and farm-life, by Benj. Johnson, of Boone by James Whitcomb Riley (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. James Whitcomb Riley was born on October 7,in Greenfield, Indiana, to local attorney Reuben A. Riley and his wife, Elizabeth (Marine) Riley, in a small cabin. His parents named him after James Whitcomb, the governor of Indiana/5.

James Whitcomb Riley () wrote the poem in orand it was first published in in the collection "The Old Swimmin'-Hole and. Little Orphant Annie, one of the best-known poems of James Whitcomb Riley, first published under the pseudonym “Benj.

Johnson, of Boone” in the popular collection The Old Swimmin’ Hole and ’Leven More Poems (). “Little Orphant Annie” was written in the Hoosier dialect of Riley’s native Indiana.

Sentimental and cheerfully philosophical, the poem concerns an. James Whitcomb Riley () won fame as the Hoosier Poet. He wrote much verse in pure English, but he wrote his most popular works in the dialect of his home state, Indiana. Among his works are The Old Swimmin' Hole and ' Leven More Poems (), Rhymes of Childhood (), Poems Here at Home (), and Book of Joyous Children ().Merrill, Meigs & Company (later renamed Bobbs-Merrill Company) approached Riley to compile the poems into a book.

Riley agreed and printing of his first book began in Augusttitled "The Old Swimmin'-Hole and 'Leven More Poems". The book's popularity necessitated a second printing before the end of the year. InRiley wrote and published his first book, The Old Swimmin’-Hole and ‘Leven More Poems, in what would become his iconic style of writing, the “Hoosier dialect.” By using language that resonated with the every day man and woman and Indiana culture, landscape, and people as his subject, the state of Indiana quickly fell in love.