Anthologies: Tables of Contents

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Reading at Niagara Falls

There have been a number of anthologies of Niagara poetry that have been published over the years. In addition, there have been general miscellanies of Niagara Falls facts and literature, as well as guide books that have featured some of the poems. Below is a listing of some of these, and the poems that are on the website that were published in them. Some poems appear in more than one of these anthologies. For a discussion of anthologies as it relates to the Niagara Falls Poetry Project, please see my MA project report The Development of the Poetry Walking Tour of Niagara Falls Using Mobile App Technology. 

 

Dow, Charles Mason. Anthology and Bibliography of Niagara Falls. Albany: State of New York, 1921.
‡‡‡‡(n.b. only full-text poems are included in this list)

•    Franchise, Le Sievr de la  Untitled
•    Porter, Colonel.   Lines in a Young Lady’s Album
•   Ridgely, A. S.  Poem

Holley, G. W., ed. Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry. New York, 1872.

Holley, George W., ed.  The Falls of Niagara.  Baltimore: A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1883
•    Anonymous.  Untitled (I came to see) 
•    Anonymous.  Untitled (To view Niagara Falls one day,)
•    Brainard, John G. C.  The Fall of Niagara
•    Clark, Willis Gaylord.  Niagara
•    Heredia, José Maria.  Niagara (1825 version)  Translated by William Cullen Bryant
•    Morpeth, Lord    Niagara Falls
•    Porter, Colonel.   Lines in a Young Lady’s Album
•    Ridgely, A. S.  Poem
•    Sigourney, Lydia Huntley.  Niagara (1835 version) (Flow on for ever, in thy glorious robe)

Johnson, F.HGuide to Niagara Falls and Its Scenery. Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1864.
•    Baxley, Dr.  A Sabbath at Niagara

Johnson, Richard L. (ed).  Niagara: Its History, Incidents and Poetry. Washington, Walter Neale General Book Publisher, 1898
•    Appleton Thomas Gold.   
‡‡‡•    Goat Island
‡‡‡•    Niagara
•    Brainard, John G. C.  The Fall of Niagara
•    Brownell, Henry Howard.  Niagara
•    Buckingham, J. S.   To Niagara
•    Clark, Willis Gaylord.  Niagara
•    Cranch, Christopher Pearse.   The Cataract Isle
•    Hanaford, Mrs. Phebe A.  Niagara
•    Heredia, José Maria.  Niagara (1825 version)  Translated by William Cullen Bryant
•    Johnson, R. L.  Apostrophe to Niagara
•    Meister, Wilhelm.  Creation’s Pride 
•    Moore, Thomas   Poem (excerpt)
•    Morpeth, Lord    Niagara Falls
•    Porter, Colonel.   Lines in a Young Lady’s Album
•    Ridgely, A. S.  Poem
•    Sigourney, Lydia Huntley.  Niagara (1835 version) (Flow on for ever, in thy glorious robe)
•    Tupper, Martin Farquhar.  Niagara

Lespinasse, R. (comp) Notes on Niagara, 2nd ed.  Chicago: R. Lespinasse, Publisher, 1884
•    Heredia, José María.  Niagara (1825 version)  Translated by William Cullen Bryant (excerpt)
•    Houghton, George.  Niagara (excerpts)
•    Meister, Wilhelm.  Creation’s Pride
•    Porter, Colonel.   Lines in a Young Lady’s Album

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (comp.)  Poems of Places: America: Middle States. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c1879

•    Appleton Thomas Gold.   
‡‡‡•    Goat Island
‡‡‡•    Niagara
•    Brainard, John G. C.  The Falls of Niagara
•    Brownell, Henry Howard.  Niagara
•    Cranch, Christopher Pearse.
‡‡‡•   The Cataract Isle
‡‡‡•    Niagara  (n.b. Longfellow listed this as an anonymous poem)
•    Heredia, José María.  Niagara (1825 version)  Translated by William Cullen Bryant
•    Howell, W. D. Avery, 1853
•    Morpeth, Lord    Niagara Falls
•    Sigourney, Lydia Huntley.  Niagara (1835 version)

McCabe, Kevin, ed. The Poetry of Old Niagara. St. Catharines, Ont. : Blarney Stone Books, 1999.

•   Chester, Anson G.  At Niagara Falls
•   Crawford, Alexander Wellington.  To a Flower
•   Curzon, Sarah Anne.  Visit of the Prince of Wales to Laura Secord
•   Fuller, Ada Elizabeth.  Lines Written in Drummond Hill Cemetery
•   Green, Ernest. Twilight on the Tow-Path
•   Tucker, James Alexander.  Lundy’s Lane
•   Tupper, Martin Farquhar.  Niagara
•    Weir, Arthur.  Love’s Changeableness

Porteus, Andrew C.  Niagara Mornings.  Niagara Falls, Ont.  Grey Borders Press, 2016

•    Anonymous.  Untitled.  (All hail, Niagara! by thine awful noise)
•    Boz.  Untitled
•    Brainard, John G. C.  The Falls of Niagara
•    Crapsey, Adelaide.   Niagara, Seen on a Night in November
•    Dollard, Father James B.  Loretto Convent, Niagara Falls
•    Frechette, Louise Honoré.  Niagara
•    Heredia, José María.  Niagara (1825 version)  Translated by William Cullen Bryant
•    Lover, Samuel.  Nymph of Niagara
•    Morpeth, Lord    Niagara Falls

•    Rowland, C. W.  Eternal – Beautiful – Serene – Sublime
•    Sigourney, Lydia Huntley.  Niagara
•    Weir, Arthur.  Love’s Changeableness

•    Click to see the Table of Contents and the introduction to Niagara Mornings. Includes links to the Niagara Mornings photographs.

Pritchard, Myron T. , comp. Poetry of Niagara. Boston: Lothrop Publishing Co., 1901.
•   Allen, William.   Niagara Falls
•   Anonymous. Niagara (later found to be written by Christopher Pearse Cranch)(excerpt)
•   Appleton Thomas Gold.   
‡‡‡•    Goat Island
‡‡‡•    Niagara
•   Austin, Henry.   Niagara
•   Brainard, John G. C.  The Falls of Niagara
•   Brownell, Henry Howard.  Niagara
•   Bruce, Wallace.  Niagara
•   Channing, William Ellery.   The Niagara Fall
•   Clark, Willis Gaylord.  Niagara
•   Clinch, Joseph Hart.  Niagara
•   Cranch. Christopher Pearse. 
‡‡‡•  The Cataract Isle
‡‡‡•  Niagara  (originally published as Anonymous)(excerpt)  
•   Drake, Joseph Rodman.  Niagara’s Everlasting Voice
•   Gilder, Richard Watson.  At Niagara
•  Heredia, José María. Niagara (1825 version)  Translated by William Cullen Bryant
•   Houghton, George.  Niagara
•   Howells, William Dean.  Avery, 1853
•   Lover, Samuel.  Nymph of Niagara
•  Moore, Clara Jessup (also known as Clara Jessup Moreton)
‡‡‡•    Niagara Above the Cataract
‡‡‡•    Niagara Below the Cataract

•   Morpeth, Lord    Niagara Falls
•   Pickering, Henry.  The Leap of Niagara
•   Richards, William Carey.  Niagara in Spring
•   Sigourney, Lydia Huntley.   Niagara (1901 version) 
•   Todd, Susan Hill.  The Whirlpool of Niagara River Viewed on a Sabbath Morning
•   Whiton-Stone, C. E.  Niagara

Severance, Frank H.  Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier.  Buffalo:  The Matthews-Northrup Co.,  1899
‡‡‡‡(n.b. This is primarily a discussion of Niagara Falls and its poetry, using many excerpts rather than the full poems) 
•   Alexander, James Lynne.  Wonders of the West; or, A Day at the Falls of Niagara in 1825 (excerpt)
•   Brainard, John G. C.  The Falls of Niagara
•   Bremer, Fredrika.  Untitled
•   Drake, Joseph Rodman.   Niagara (excerpt)
•   Emmons, Richard.  The Fredoniad, or Independence Preserved (discussion & links)
•   Franchise, Le Sievr de la  Untitled
•   Goldsmith, Oliver. The Traveller; or, A Prospect of Society (excerpt)
•   McGuire, Michael.  Thoughts on Niagara
•   Moore, Thomas. “To the Hon. W.R. Spencer” (from Buffalo, on Lake Erie) (excerpt)
•   Moore, Thomas. “To the Lady Charlotte Rowdan” (excerpt)
•   Neal, John. The Battle of Niagara (excerpt)
•   Palmer, Frank B.  Apostrophe to Niagara 
•   Wilson, Alexander. The Foresters (excerpt)

Table rock album and sketches of the Falls and scenery adjacent.  Buffalo : Jewett, Thomas, 1850
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