A PRIVATE LESSON FROM A BULLDOG.
“Want to be a school-master, do you? You?
Well, what would you do in Flat Crick deestrick,
I’d like to know? Why, the boys have...
Edward Eggleston (1837-1902) was an American minister and historian. He was also Indiana's leading writer of local-color fiction.Born in Vevay, Ind., Edward Eggleston, too frail to attend school regul...
Best remembered as author of The Hoosier School-Master (1871), Edward Eggleston contributed significantly to the acceptance of realism by American readers and critics and, together with Mark Twain ...