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The American tradition in literature.

Author: George B Perkins
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th ed.View all editions and formats
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A collection of American literature, including drama, fiction, poetry, and prose.
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ISBN: 0075572044 9780075572046 0075572087 9780075572084 0070493448 9780070493445 007049343X 9780070493438
OCLC Number: 19920773
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm
Contents: THE COLONIES, THE REVOLUTION, AND THE NEW NATION --
THE COLONIES --
JOHN SMITH (1580 --
1631) --
The General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles --
The Third Book. The Proceedings and Accidents of the English Colony in Virginia. Chapter II: What Happened till the First Supply --
The Fourth Book. The Proceedings of the English After the Altercation of the Government of Virginia. John Smith's Relation to Queen Anne of Pocahontas --
The Sixth Book. The General History of New England. The Description of New England --
WILLIAM BRADFORD (1590 --
1657) --
Of Plymouth Plantation, Book I. Chapter IX: Of their Voyage, and how they Passed the Sea; and of their Safe Arrival at Cape Cod --
Chapter X: Showing How they Sought out a place of Habitation; and What Befell them Thereabout --
Of Plymouth Plantation, Book II --
The Mayflower Compact --
Compact with the Indians --
First Thanksgiving --
Narragansett Challenge --
Thomas Morton of Merrymount --
JOHN WINTHROP (1588 --
1649) --
A Model of Christian Charity --
ROGER WILLIAMS (1603? --
1683) --
The Bloody Tenet of Persecution for Cause of Conscience, Preface. Chapter XCIII --
The Bloody Tenet Yet More Bloody --
Letter to the Town of Providence --
THE BAY PSALM BOOK (1640) --
The Preface --
Psalm 1 --
Psalm 8 --
Psalm 19 --
Psalm 23 --
Psalm 141 --
ANNE BRADSTREET (1612? --
1672) --
The Prologue --
The Four Ages of Man. Childhood --
The Flesh and the Spirit --
Contemplations --
The Author to Her Book --
Before the Birth of One of Her Children --
To My Dear and Loving Husband --
A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment --
Another --
In memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665 Being a Year and a Half Old --
Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666 --
Meditations, Divine and Moral --MICHAEL WIGGLESWORTH (1631 --
1705) --
The Day of Doom --
MARY ROWLANDSON (1636? --
1678?) --
A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson --
SAMUEL SEWALL (1652 --
1730) --
The Diary of Samuel Sewall --
EDWARD TAYLOR (1645? --
1729) --
The Preface --
Meditation 1, First Series --
Upon Wedlock, and Death of Children --
The Experience --
Huswifery --
Meditation 8, First Series --
The Glory of and Grace in the Church set out --
Upon a Spider Catching a Fly --
The Reflexion --
The Joy of Church Fellowship rightly attended --
Meditation 42, First Series --
A Fig for thee Oh! Death --
Meditation 142, Second Series --
Meditation 146, Second Series --
COTTON MATHER (1663 --
1728) --
Magalia Christi Americana --
The Life of John Winthrop --
The Life of His Excellency Sir William Phips --
Bonifacius: Essays to Do Good --
Much Occasion for Doing Good --
The Excellence of Well-Doing --
Opportunities to Do Good --
On Internal Piety and Self --
Examination --
SARAH KEMBLE KNIGHT (1666 --
1727) --
The Journal of Madam Knight --
New England Frontier --
Connecticut --
New York City --
EBENEZER COOK (1667? --
1733?) --
The Sotweed Factor --
WILLIAM BYRD (1674 --
1744) --
The History of the Dividing line --
The Marooner --
Lubberland --
Indian Neighbors --
A Progress to the Mines --
Reading a Play in the Backwoods --
JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703 --
1758) --
Sarah Pierrepont --
The Divine and Supernatural Light --
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God --
Personal Narrative --
The Nature of True Virtue --
Dissertation: Concerning the End for Which God Created the World, Chapter I: What Reason Teaches Concerning Creation --
JOHN WOOLMAN (1720 --
1772) --
The Journal of John Woolman --
ST. JEAN DE CREVECŒUR (1735 --
1813) --
Letter from an American Farmer --
What Is an American --
Description of Charles-Town; Thoughts on Slavery; On Physical Evil; A Melancholy Scene --
Sketches of Eighteenth Century America --
Manners of the Americans --
PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1754? --
1784) --
To the University of Cambridge, in New-England --
On Being Brought from Africa to America --
On the Death of the Reverend Mr. George Whitefield --
An Hymn to the Evening --
To S.M. a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works --
To His Excellency General Washington. REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION --
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706 --
1790) --
The Autobiography --
Poor Richard's Almanack. The Way to Wealth: Preface to Poor Richard --
The Speech of Polly Baker --
An Edict by the King of Prussia --
The Sale of the Hessians --
Letter to Peter Collinson [Kite and Key] --
The Ephemera --
To Madame Helvetius --
Letter to Joseph Priestly [Science and Humanity] --
Letter to Sir Joseph Banks [War and Peace] --
Information to Those Who Would Remove to America --
Letter to William Franklin [We Are Men, All Subject to Errors] --
Reason and Religion --
Letter to Ezra Stiles [Here Is My Creed] --
Speech in the Constitutional Convention --
THOMAS PAINE (1737 --
1809) --
Common Sense --
The American Crisis --
The Age of Reason --
Profession of Faith --
Of Myth and Miracle --
Christian Revelation and Nature --
First Cause: God of Reason --
Recapitulation --
WILLIAM BARTRAM (1739 --
1823) --
Travel Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida --
Alligators --
The Amazing Crystal Fountain --
Indian Corn, Green Meadows, and Strawberry Fields --
THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743 --
1826) --
The Declaration of Independence --
First Inaugural Address --
Notes on the State of Virginia --
A Southerner on Slavery --
An American on Dictators --
Letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush [The Christian Deist] --
Letter to John Adams [The True Aristocracy] --
Letter to Dr. Walter Jones [The Character of Washington] --
Letter to President Monroe [The Monroe Doctrine] --
THE FEDERALIST (1787 --
1788) --
The Federalist No. 1 [Alexander Hamilton] --
The Federalist No. 10 [James Madison] --
The Federalist No. 23 [Alexander Hamilton] --
PHILIP FRENEAU (1752 --
1832) --
To Sir Toby --
To the Memory of the Brave Americans --
On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man --
The Wild Honey Suckle --
The Indian Burying Ground --
On a Honey Bee --
To a Caty-Did --
On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature --
JOEL BARLOW (1754 --
1812) --
The Hasty-Pudding --
Advice to a Raven in Russia --
ROYALL TYLER (1757 --
1826) --
The Contrast --
CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN (1771 --
1810) --
Edgar Huntly, Chapters XV, XVI --
THE ROMANTIC TEMPER AND THE HOUSE DIVIDED --
NATURE AND SOCIETY --
THE NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE --
Manabozho --
The Chief's Daughters --
Coyote and Bear --
A Tale of the Sky World --
Speech of Logan --
Speech of Red Jacket --
Speech of Tecumseh --
Speech of Speckled Snake --
Speech of Red Cloud --
Twelfth Song of the Thunder --
Formula to Destroy Life --
The Corn Grows Up --
At the Time of the White Dawn --
Snake the Cause --
Three Songs of Owl Woman --
The Waver's Lamentation --
MERIWETHER LEWIS (1774 --
1809) --
Journals --
WASHINGTON IRVING (1783 --
1859) --
A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker --
Book II: In Which Is Recorded the Golden Reign of Wouter Van Twiller (Chapters I, IV) --
The Author's Account of Himself --
Rip Van Winkle --
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow --
JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789 --
1851) --
The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna --
The American Democrat --
An Aristocrat and a Democrat --
Preface to The Leather-Stocking Tales --
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794 --
1878) --
Thanatopsis --
The Yellow Violet --
Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood --
To a Waterfowl --
Oh Fairest of the Rural Maids --
A Forest Hymn --
The Two Graves --
To Cole, the Painter, Departing For Europe --
To the Fringed Gentian --
The Prairies --
Robert of Lincoln --
The Poet --
The Death of Lincoln --
The Flood of Years --
FRANCIS PARKMAN (1823 --
1893) --
The Oregon Trail, Chapter XXIV: The Chase --
COLLOQUIAL HUMOR --
AUGUSTUS BALDWIN LONGSTREET (1790 --
1870) --
The Horse-Swap --
T.B. THORPE (1815 --
1878) --
The Big Bear of Arkansas --
GEORGE WASHINGTON HARRIS (1814 --
1869) --
Sut Lovingood's Daddy, Acting Horse. THE HUMANITARIAN SENSIBILITY --
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807 --
1882) --
A Psalm of Life --
The Skeleton in Armor --
The Arsenal at Springfield --
Seaweed --
The Song of Hiawatha --
The Jewish Cemetery at Newport --
My Lost Youth --
Divinia Commedia --
Chaucer --
Milton --
Nature --
The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls --
The Cross of Snow --
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (1807 --
1892) --
Massachusetts to Virginia --
Ichabod --
The Shoemakers --
First-Day Thoughts --
Skipper Ireson's Ride --
Telling the Bees --
Laus Deo --
Snow-Bound --
Abraham Davenport --
Burning Drift-Wood --
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (1809 --
1894) --
Old Ironsides --
The Last Leaf --
My Aunt --
The Chambered Nautilus --
The Deacon's Masterpiece --
Elsie Venner, Chapter I: The Brahmin Caste of New England --
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809 --
1865) --
Speech at Cooper Union, New York --
Farewell Address at Springfield --
First Inaugural Address --
Reply to Horace Greeley --
Letter to General Joseph Hooker --
Letter to General U.S. Grant --
Address at the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery --
Second Inaugural Address --
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE (1811 --
1896) --
Uncle Tom's Cabin, Chapter VII, Chapter XIX, Chapter XL, Chapter XLI --
Oldtown Folks --
Miss Asphyxia --
FREDERICK DOUGLASS (1817? --
1895) --
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass --
Chapter I --
Chapter VII --
Chapter X --
JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (1819 --
1891) --
A Fable for Critics --
The Biglow Papers, First Series. No.1: A Letters --
The Biglow Papers, Second Series. Introduction The Courtin' --
Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration --
TRANSCENDENTAL AND SYMBOLIC REPRESENTATION --
RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803 --
1882) --
Nature --
The American Scholar --
The Divinity School Address --
Self-Reliance --
Compensation --
The Over-Soul --
Experience --
The Poet --
Fate --
Concord Hymn --
Each and All --
The Rhodora --
The Problem --
Uriel --
The Snow-Storm --
Threnody --
Ode to Beauty --
Hamatreya --
The Apology --
Merlin --
Give All to Love --
Ode, Inscribed to W.H. Channing --
Fable --
Brahma --
Days --
Waldensamkeit --
Terminus --
Journals and Letters --
HENRY DAVID THOREAU (1817 --
1862) --
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers [Nature, Poetry, and the Poet] --
Walden --
Civil Disobedience --
Life without Principle --
My Prayer --
Rumors from an Aeolian Harp --
The Inward Morning --
To the Maiden in the East --
The Summer Rain --
Haze --
Inspiration --
The Fall of the Leaf --
Journals --
EDGAR ALLEN POE (1809 --
1849) --
Romance --
Song from Al Aaraaf --
Sonnet To Science --
Lenore --
The Sleeper --
Israfel --
To Helen --
The City in the Sea --
The Coliseum --
To One in Paradise --
Sonnet Silence --
Dream-Land --
The Raven --
Ulalume --
The Bells --
Annabel Lee --
Ligeia --
The Fall of the House of Usher --
The Masque of the Red Death --
The Purloined Letter --
The Cask of Amontillado --
Letter to B --
Twice-Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Review --
The Philosophy of Composition --
The Poetic Principle --
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (1804 --
1864) --
My Kinsman, Major Molineux --
Young Goodman Brown --
Wakefield --
The Ambitious Guest --
The Minister's Black Veil --
The Maypole of Merry Mount --
The Birthmark--
The Artist of the Beautiful --
Rappaccini's Daughter --
Ethan Brand --
Preface to The House of the Seven Gables --
The Scarlet Letter --
HERMAN MELVILLE (1819 --
1891) --
Hawthorne and His Mosses --
Bartleby the Scrivener --
The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles --
The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids --
The Portent --
Misgivings --
The March into Virginia --
A Utilitarian View of the Monitor's Flight --
Shiloh --
Malvern Hill --
The House-Top --
The College Colonel --
An Uninscribed Monument --
The Good Craft "Snow-Bird" --
Old Counsel --
The Tuft of Kelp --
After the Pleasure Party --
The Maldive Shark --
Monody --
Lone Founts --
Art --
Greek Architecture --
Billy Budd, Sailor --
WALT WHITMAN (1819 --
1892) --
Preface to the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass --
Song of Myself --
Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd --
Once I Pass'd through a Populous City --
Facing West From California's Shores --
As Adam Early in the Morning --
For You O Democracy --
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-oak Growing --
I Hear It Was Charged Against Me --
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry --
Song of the Redwood-Tree --
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking --
As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of life --
To the Man-of-War-Bird --
Gods --
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer --
The Dalliance of the Eagles --
Beat! Beat! Drums! --
Cavalry Crossing a Ford --
Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night --
A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown --
A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim --
The Wound-Dresser --
Look Down Fair Moon --
Reconciliation --
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd --
There Was a Child Went Forth --
This Compost --
To a Common Prostitute --
Passage to India --
Prayer of Columbus --
The Sleepers --
Darest Thou Now O Soul --
Whispers of Heavenly Death --
Changing the Square Deific --
A Noiseless Patient Spider --
To a Locomotive in Winter --
By Broad Potomac's Shore --
Joy, Shipmate, Joy! --
So Long! --
Good-bye My Fancy! --
Democratic Vistas --
Specimen Days --
After First Fredricksburg --
Patent-Office Hospital --
The White House by Moonlight --
The Wounded from Chancellorsville --
Unnamed Remains the Bravest Soldier --
Abraham Lincoln --
Virginia --
Summer of 1864 --
In Inauguration --
Death of President Lincoln --
No Good Portrait of Lincoln --
Three Years Summ'd Up --
The Million Dead, Too, Summ'd Up --
Entering a Long Farm-Lane --
To the Spring and Brook.

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   schema:description "REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION -- BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706 -- 1790) -- The Autobiography -- Poor Richard's Almanack. The Way to Wealth: Preface to Poor Richard -- The Speech of Polly Baker -- An Edict by the King of Prussia -- The Sale of the Hessians -- Letter to Peter Collinson [Kite and Key] -- The Ephemera -- To Madame Helvetius -- Letter to Joseph Priestly [Science and Humanity] -- Letter to Sir Joseph Banks [War and Peace] -- Information to Those Who Would Remove to America -- Letter to William Franklin [We Are Men, All Subject to Errors] -- Reason and Religion -- Letter to Ezra Stiles [Here Is My Creed] -- Speech in the Constitutional Convention -- THOMAS PAINE (1737 -- 1809) -- Common Sense -- The American Crisis -- The Age of Reason -- Profession of Faith -- Of Myth and Miracle -- Christian Revelation and Nature -- First Cause: God of Reason -- Recapitulation -- WILLIAM BARTRAM (1739 -- 1823) -- Travel Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida -- Alligators -- The Amazing Crystal Fountain -- Indian Corn, Green Meadows, and Strawberry Fields -- THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743 -- 1826) -- The Declaration of Independence -- First Inaugural Address -- Notes on the State of Virginia -- A Southerner on Slavery -- An American on Dictators -- Letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush [The Christian Deist] -- Letter to John Adams [The True Aristocracy] -- Letter to Dr. Walter Jones [The Character of Washington] -- Letter to President Monroe [The Monroe Doctrine] -- THE FEDERALIST (1787 -- 1788) -- The Federalist No. 1 [Alexander Hamilton] -- The Federalist No. 10 [James Madison] -- The Federalist No. 23 [Alexander Hamilton] -- PHILIP FRENEAU (1752 -- 1832) -- To Sir Toby -- To the Memory of the Brave Americans -- On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man -- The Wild Honey Suckle -- The Indian Burying Ground -- On a Honey Bee -- To a Caty-Did -- On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature -- JOEL BARLOW (1754 -- 1812) -- The Hasty-Pudding -- Advice to a Raven in Russia -- ROYALL TYLER (1757 -- 1826) -- The Contrast -- CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN (1771 -- 1810) -- Edgar Huntly, Chapters XV, XVI -- THE ROMANTIC TEMPER AND THE HOUSE DIVIDED -- NATURE AND SOCIETY -- THE NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE -- Manabozho -- The Chief's Daughters -- Coyote and Bear -- A Tale of the Sky World -- Speech of Logan -- Speech of Red Jacket -- Speech of Tecumseh -- Speech of Speckled Snake -- Speech of Red Cloud -- Twelfth Song of the Thunder -- Formula to Destroy Life -- The Corn Grows Up -- At the Time of the White Dawn -- Snake the Cause -- Three Songs of Owl Woman -- The Waver's Lamentation -- MERIWETHER LEWIS (1774 -- 1809) -- Journals -- WASHINGTON IRVING (1783 -- 1859) -- A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker -- Book II: In Which Is Recorded the Golden Reign of Wouter Van Twiller (Chapters I, IV) -- The Author's Account of Himself -- Rip Van Winkle -- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow -- JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789 -- 1851) -- The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna -- The American Democrat -- An Aristocrat and a Democrat -- Preface to The Leather-Stocking Tales -- WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794 -- 1878) -- Thanatopsis -- The Yellow Violet -- Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood -- To a Waterfowl -- Oh Fairest of the Rural Maids -- A Forest Hymn -- The Two Graves -- To Cole, the Painter, Departing For Europe -- To the Fringed Gentian -- The Prairies -- Robert of Lincoln -- The Poet -- The Death of Lincoln -- The Flood of Years -- FRANCIS PARKMAN (1823 -- 1893) -- The Oregon Trail, Chapter XXIV: The Chase -- COLLOQUIAL HUMOR -- AUGUSTUS BALDWIN LONGSTREET (1790 -- 1870) -- The Horse-Swap -- T.B. THORPE (1815 -- 1878) -- The Big Bear of Arkansas -- GEORGE WASHINGTON HARRIS (1814 -- 1869) -- Sut Lovingood's Daddy, Acting Horse."@en ;
   schema:description "THE HUMANITARIAN SENSIBILITY -- HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807 -- 1882) -- A Psalm of Life -- The Skeleton in Armor -- The Arsenal at Springfield -- Seaweed -- The Song of Hiawatha -- The Jewish Cemetery at Newport -- My Lost Youth -- Divinia Commedia -- Chaucer -- Milton -- Nature -- The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls -- The Cross of Snow -- JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (1807 -- 1892) -- Massachusetts to Virginia -- Ichabod -- The Shoemakers -- First-Day Thoughts -- Skipper Ireson's Ride -- Telling the Bees -- Laus Deo -- Snow-Bound -- Abraham Davenport -- Burning Drift-Wood -- OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (1809 -- 1894) -- Old Ironsides -- The Last Leaf -- My Aunt -- The Chambered Nautilus -- The Deacon's Masterpiece -- Elsie Venner, Chapter I: The Brahmin Caste of New England -- ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809 -- 1865) -- Speech at Cooper Union, New York -- Farewell Address at Springfield -- First Inaugural Address -- Reply to Horace Greeley -- Letter to General Joseph Hooker -- Letter to General U.S. Grant -- Address at the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery -- Second Inaugural Address -- HARRIET BEECHER STOWE (1811 -- 1896) -- Uncle Tom's Cabin, Chapter VII, Chapter XIX, Chapter XL, Chapter XLI -- Oldtown Folks -- Miss Asphyxia -- FREDERICK DOUGLASS (1817? -- 1895) -- Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass -- Chapter I -- Chapter VII -- Chapter X -- JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (1819 -- 1891) -- A Fable for Critics -- The Biglow Papers, First Series. No.1: A Letters -- The Biglow Papers, Second Series. Introduction The Courtin' -- Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration -- TRANSCENDENTAL AND SYMBOLIC REPRESENTATION -- RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803 -- 1882) -- Nature -- The American Scholar -- The Divinity School Address -- Self-Reliance -- Compensation -- The Over-Soul -- Experience -- The Poet -- Fate -- Concord Hymn -- Each and All -- The Rhodora -- The Problem -- Uriel -- The Snow-Storm -- Threnody -- Ode to Beauty -- Hamatreya -- The Apology -- Merlin -- Give All to Love -- Ode, Inscribed to W.H. Channing -- Fable -- Brahma -- Days -- Waldensamkeit -- Terminus -- Journals and Letters -- HENRY DAVID THOREAU (1817 -- 1862) -- A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers [Nature, Poetry, and the Poet] -- Walden -- Civil Disobedience -- Life without Principle -- My Prayer -- Rumors from an Aeolian Harp -- The Inward Morning -- To the Maiden in the East -- The Summer Rain -- Haze -- Inspiration -- The Fall of the Leaf -- Journals -- EDGAR ALLEN POE (1809 -- 1849) -- Romance -- Song from Al Aaraaf -- Sonnet To Science -- Lenore -- The Sleeper -- Israfel -- To Helen -- The City in the Sea -- The Coliseum -- To One in Paradise -- Sonnet Silence -- Dream-Land -- The Raven -- Ulalume -- The Bells -- Annabel Lee -- Ligeia -- The Fall of the House of Usher -- The Masque of the Red Death -- The Purloined Letter -- The Cask of Amontillado -- Letter to B -- Twice-Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Review -- The Philosophy of Composition -- The Poetic Principle -- NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (1804 -- 1864) -- My Kinsman, Major Molineux -- Young Goodman Brown -- Wakefield -- The Ambitious Guest -- The Minister's Black Veil -- The Maypole of Merry Mount -- The Birthmark-- The Artist of the Beautiful -- Rappaccini's Daughter -- Ethan Brand -- Preface to The House of the Seven Gables -- The Scarlet Letter -- HERMAN MELVILLE (1819 -- 1891) -- Hawthorne and His Mosses -- Bartleby the Scrivener -- The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles -- The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids -- The Portent -- Misgivings -- The March into Virginia -- A Utilitarian View of the Monitor's Flight -- Shiloh -- Malvern Hill -- The House-Top -- The College Colonel -- An Uninscribed Monument -- The Good Craft "Snow-Bird" -- Old Counsel -- The Tuft of Kelp -- After the Pleasure Party -- The Maldive Shark -- Monody -- Lone Founts -- Art -- Greek Architecture -- Billy Budd, Sailor -- WALT WHITMAN (1819 -- 1892) -- Preface to the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass -- Song of Myself -- Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd -- Once I Pass'd through a Populous City -- Facing West From California's Shores -- As Adam Early in the Morning -- For You O Democracy -- I Saw in Louisiana a Live-oak Growing -- I Hear It Was Charged Against Me -- Crossing Brooklyn Ferry -- Song of the Redwood-Tree -- Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking -- As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of life -- To the Man-of-War-Bird -- Gods -- When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer -- The Dalliance of the Eagles -- Beat! 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