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American local color writing, 1880-1920

Author: Elizabeth Ammons; Valerie Rohy
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1998.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The era in the United States between the Civil War and the end of World War I, was marked by increased nation-building, immigration, internal migration and racial tension. This anthology brings  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Local history
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Ammons; Valerie Rohy
ISBN: 014043688X 9780140436884 0140189998 9780140189995
OCLC Number: 37211063
Description: xxx, 448 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: South. From Nights with Uncle Remus / Joel Chandler Harris --
Dave's neckliss ; The sheriff's children / Charles Chesnutt --
The praline woman ; The stones of the village / Alice Dunbar-Nelson --
The story of an hour ; The storm / Kate Chopin --
The dancin' party at Harrison's Cove / Mary Noailles Murfree --
Midwest. Scrambled eggs ; The voice of the rich pudding / Gertrude Dorsey Brown(e) --
Up the Coolly / Hamlin Garland --
Pontiac's lookout / Mary Hartwell Catherwood --
From The Fus Fixico letters / Alexander Lawrence Posey --
From Mr. Dooley in peace and war / Finley Peter Dunne --
Hands / Sherwood Anderson --
Northeast. A New England nun / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
The queen's twin ; The foreigner / Sarah Orne Jewett --
The apostate of Chego-Chegg / Abraham Cahan --
Talma Gordon ; Bro'r Abr'm Jimson's wedding / Pauline Hopkins --
On being crazy / W.E.B. Du Bois --
West. An ingénue of the Sierras / Bret Harte --
Its wavering image ; The wisdom of the new / Sui Sin Far (Edith Eaton) --
In a far country ; To the man on trial / Jack London --
The land of little rain / Mary Austin --
The soft-hearted Sioux ; Iktomi and the ducks / Zitkala-Ša (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin) --
The vine-leaf / María Cristina Mena.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction and notes by Elizabeth Ammons and Valerie Rohy.

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