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The American literary tradition 1607/1899.

Author: James E Miller; Robert Earl Hayden; Robert O'Neal
Publisher: Glenview, Ill., Scott, Foresman, ©1973.
Series: America reads.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Miller; Robert Earl Hayden; Robert O'Neal
ISBN: 0673034437 9780673034434
OCLC Number: 1474340
Notes: Separately published edition of chapters 1-6 of the author's The United States in literature.
Grade 11.
Description: viii, lc-c288 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: From The history of Plymouth Plantation / William Bradford --
The pilgrims meet the Indians / William Bradford --
Captain Smith among the Indians / John Smith --
Upon the burning of our house / Anne Bradstreet --
from A progress to the mines in the year 1732 / William Byrd II --
from Sinners in the hands of an angry God / Jonathan Edwards --
"... the awful sweetness of walking with God" / Esther Edwards --
from The wonders of the invisible world (1693) / Cotton Mather --
A colonial best seller --
Upon a spider catching a fly / Edward Taylor --
Upon what base? / Edward Taylor --
Then and now --
from The crucible / Arthur Miller --
What is an American? / Hector St. John de Crev̀ecoeur --
from The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 1706/1730 / Benjamin Franklin --
from The way to wealth / Benjamin Franklin --
Speech in the convention, at the conclusion of its deliberations, September 17, 1787 / Benjamin Franklin --
from The American crisis / Thomas Paine --
To S.M., a young African painter on seeing his works / Phillis Wheatley --
His excellency General Washington / Phillis Wheatley --
The declaration of independence / Thomas Jefferson --
from Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, east and west Florida / William Bartram --
Observations on the Creek and Cherokee Indians / William Bartram --
Then and now --
A declaration by the representatives of the United States of America, in general congress assembled / Thomas Jefferson --
from Knickerbocker's history of New York / Washington Irving --
The devil and Tom Walker / Washington Irving --
from The deerslayer / James Fenimore Cooper --
Hymn of the city / William Cullen Bryant --
Thanatopsis / William Cullen Bryant --
The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe --
The fall of the house of Usher / Edgar Allan Poe --
Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe --
To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe --
The sleeper / Edgar Allan Poe --
The lake : to / Edgar Allan Poe --
Then and now --
from Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses / Samuel Clemens --
Transcendentalism --
Fable / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from Nature. I become a transparent eyeball / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from Self-reliance. A nonconformist / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from Self-reliance. Traveling / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from Self-reliance. Reliance on property / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from The American scholar. Man thinking / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from The poet. The sublime vision / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Each and all / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Brahma / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Days / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Terminus / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from Walden. Why I went to the woods / Henry David Thoreau --
from Walden. The battle of the ants / Henry David Thoreau --
from Walden. Why I left the woods / Henry David Thoreau --
from Civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau --
The factory girls of Lowell --
The birthmark / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
from A passage to the enchanted isles : las encantadas / Herman Melville --
Shiloh / Herman Melville --
Stonewall Jackson / Herman Melville --
The portent (1859) / Herman Melville --
Then and now --
A legacy of creative protest / Martin Luther King Jr. --
from Homage to Gandhi / Webb Miller --
Man's duty as man / Martin Buber --
Divina commedia I and II / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Nature / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Mezzo cammin / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The chambered nautilus / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
The last leaf / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
The Biglow papers / James Russell Lowell --
Ichabod / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Telling the bees / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Crisis within --
Spirituals: --
Swing low, sweet chariot --
Deep river --
Go down, Moses --
Escape : a slave narrative / James W. C. Pennington --
from What the Black man wants / Frederick Douglass --
Singers in blue and gray --
Charleston / Henry Timrod --
Ode / Henry Timrod --
Second inaugural address, March 4, 1865 / Abraham Lincoln --
The cloud / Sidney Lanier --
The raven days / Sidney Lanier --
Then and now --
from Harpers ferry / Barrie Stavis --
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Samuel Clemens --
from Life on the Mississippi / Samuel Clemens --
The private history of a campaign that failed / Samuel Clemens --
The war prayer / Samuel Clemens --
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman --
There was a child went forth / Walt Whitman --
Crossing Brooklyn ferry / Walt Whitman --
Sparkles from the wheel / Walt Whitman --
Cavalry crossing a ford / Walt Whitman --
Bivouac on a mountain side / Walt Whitman --
To the east and to the west / Walt Whitman --
A noiseless patient spider / Walt Whitman --
An occurence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce --
Folk songs of the west: --
Shenandoah --
The wagoner's lad --
This is my letter to the world / Emily Dickinson --
Surgeons must be very careful / Emily Dickinson --
Much madness is divinest sense / Emily Dickinson --
A man may make a remark / Emily Dickinson --
In this short life / Emily Dickinson --
Opinion is a flitting thing / Emily Dickinson --
I taste a liquor never brewed / Emily Dickinson --
A narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson --
The sun went down no man looked on / Emily Dickinson --
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee / Emily Dickinson --
If you were coming in the fall / Emily Dickinson --
We learned the whole of love / Emily Dickinson --
Of all the souls that stand create / Emily Dickinson --
I never hear the word "escape" / Emily Dickinson --
I felt a funeral in my brain / Emily Dickinson --
I years had been from home / Emily Dickinson --
Had I not seen the sun / Emily Dickinson --
This world is not conclusion / Emily Dickinson --
I heard a fly buzz when I died / Emily Dickinson --
Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson --
Death is the supple suitor / Emily Dickinson --
The open boat / Stephen Crane --
A man adrift on a slim spar / Stephen Crane --
The livid lightning flashed in the clouds / Stephen Crane --
The wayfarer / Stephen Crane --
A newspaper is a collection of half-injustices / Stephen Crane --
A journey / Edith Wharton --
Then and now --
from Walt Whitman and the new poetry / Amy Lowell.
Series Title: America reads.
Other Titles: United States in literature.
Responsibility: [By James E. Miller, Robert Hayden [and] Robert O'Neal. Editorial direction: Leo B. Kneer. Development: Dorothy Koeber and others. Design: Robert Amft. Production: Mary Kvatsak. Picture editor, Margaret Lukacs.].

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