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Caleb Bingham

(1757—1817)


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(1757–1817), author of school texts, whose books The American Preceptor (1794) and The Columbian Orator (1797) were constant companions of the Bible and the Psalms in New England schools. He translated Chateaubriand's Atala (1802).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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