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Concise anthology of American literature

Author: George L McMichael; J S Leonard
Publisher: Boston : Longman, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George L McMichael; J S Leonard
ISBN: 9780205763108 0205763103
OCLC Number: 426147423
Description: xxx, 2337 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Literature of Early America 1 Reading the Historical Context CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (1451--1506) Letter Describing His First Voyage THOMAS HARIOT (1560--1621) FROM A Brief and True Report of the Newfound Land of Virginia Of the Nature and Manners of the People JOHN WINTHROP (1588--1649) AND ANNE HUTCHINSON (1591--1643) FROMThe Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson at the Court at Newton November 1637 THE IROQUOIS LEAGUE FROM The Constitution of the Five Nations Literature of Early America CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH (1580--1631) FROM The General History of Virginia: The Third Book Powhatan's Discourse of Peace and War WILLIAM BRADFORD (1590--1657), FROM Of Plymouth Plantation Chapter I: The Separatist Interpretation of the Reformation in England, 1550--1607 Chapter III: Of Their Settling in Holland, and Their Manner of Living Chapter IV: Showing the Reasons and Causes of Their Removal Chapter VII: Of Their Departure from Leyden Chapter IX: Of Their Voyage Chapter X: Showing How They Sought Out a Place of Habitation Chapter XI: The Mayflower Compact Chapter XII: Narragansett Challenge Chapter XIV: End of the "Common Course ..." Chapter XXIV: Mr. Roger Williams Chapter XXVIII: The Pequot War Chapter XXXVI: Wiinslow's Final Departure JOHN WINTHROP(1588--1649), From The Journal of John Winthrop ANNE BRADSTREET (C. 1612--1672) The Prologue Contemplations The Flesh and the Spirit 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 In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet On My Dear Grandchild Simon Bradstreet [On Deliverance] from Another Sore Fit Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666 As Weary Pilgrim EDWARD TAYLOR (C. 1642--1729) Prologue FROM Preparatory Meditations The Reflexion Meditation 6 (First Series) Meditation 8 (First Series) Meditation 38 (First Series) Meditation 150 (Second Series) FROM God's Determinations The Joy of Church Fellowship Rightly Attended Upon a Spider Catching a Fly Huswifery The Ebb and Flow A Fig for Thee Oh! Death SAMUEL SEWALL (1652--1730) The Selling of Joseph FROM The Diary of Samuel Sewall MARY ROWLANDSON (C. 1637--1711) A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration WILLIAM BYRD II (1674--1744) FROM The Secret Diary of William Byrd of Westover, 1709--1712 JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703--1758) Sarah Pierrepont FROM A Divine and Supernatural Light Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God The Literature of the Eighteenth Century Reading the Historical Context CORRESPONDENCE Thomas Jefferson to James Madison Thomas Jefferson to John Adams Abigail Adams to John Adams John Adams to Abigail Adams Benjamin Banneker to Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Banneker THE FEDERALIST/ANTI-FEDERALIST CONTROVERSY The Federalist No. 1 (Alexander Hamilton) The Federalist No. 2 (John Jay) Literature of the Eighteenth Century BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706--1790) FROM The Autobiography Benjamin Franklin's Epitaph FROM The Pennsylvania Gazette The Witches of Mount Holly Information to Those Who Would Remove to America MICHEL-GUILLAUME-JEAN DE CRAeVECOEUR (1735--1813) FROM Letters from an American Farmer Letter III (What Is an American?) Letter IX (Description of Charleston) THOMAS PAINE (1737--1809) FROM Common Sense FROM The American Crisis THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743--1826) The Declaration of Independence FROM Notes on the State of Virginia FROM Query V: Cascades FROM Query VI: Productions Mineral, Vegetable and Animal FROM Query XVII: Religion FROM Query XVIII: Manners FROM Query XIX: Manufactures PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1754?--1784) On Virtue To the University of Cambridge, in New England On Being Brought from Africa to America On Imagination To S. M. A Young African Painter, On Seeing His Works To His Excellency General Washington PHILIP FRENEAU (1752--1832) The Power of Fancy The Hurricane To Sir Toby The Wild Honey Suckle The Indian Burying Ground On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature WILLIAM BARTRAM (1739--1823) FROM Travels through North and South Carolina SUSANNA HASWELL ROWSON (1762--1824) Slaves in Algiers RED JACKET (C. 1750-1830) The Indians Must Worship the Great Spirit in Their Own Way The Literature of the Early To Mid-Nineteenth Century Reading the Historical Context William Lloyd Garrison (1805--1879) On the Constitution and the Union STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS (1813--1861) FROM Third Joint Debate, at Jonesboro WOMEN'S RIGHTS CONVENTION, SENECA FALLS, NEW YORK (1848) Declaration of Sentiments Literature of the Early To Mid-Nineteenth Century WASHINGTON IRVING (1783--1859) FROM The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The Author's Account of Himself Rip Van Winkle The Legend of Sleepy Hollow BLACK HAWK (1767--1838) FROM Black Hawk's Autobiography WILLIAM APESS (1798--1839) Eulogy on King Philip PENINA MOA SE (1797--1880) To Persecuted Foreigners The Mirror and the Echo To a Lottery Ticket JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789--1851) Preface to the Leather-Stocking Tales FROM The Pioneers FROM The Deerslayer WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794--1878) Thanatopsis To a Waterfowl To Cole, the Painter, Departing for Europe To the Fringed Gentian The Prairies Abraham Lincoln EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809--1849) Sonnet--To Science To Helen The City in the Sea Sonnet--Silence Lenore The Raven Annabel Lee The Fall of the House of Usher The Black Cat The Purloined Letter FROM "Twice-Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne" [A Review] The Philosophy of Composition RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803--1882) Nature Self-Reliance The Rhodora Each and All Concord Hymn The Problem Ode Hamatreya Give All to Love Days Brahma NATHANIEL PARKER WILLIS (1806--1867) January 1, 1828 January 1, 1829 The Lady in the White Dress, I Helped into the Omnibus MARIA STEWART (1803--1879) An Address Delivered Before The Afric-American Female Intelligence Society of America 6 GEORGE MOSES HORTON (1797--1883) On Liberty and Slavery The Lover's Farewell On Hearing of the Intention of a Gentleman to Purchase the Poet's Freedom Division of An Estate Death of an Old Carriage Horse George Moses Horton, Myself NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (1804--1864) Young Goodman Brown The Birth-Mark Rappaccini's Daughter HERMAN MELVILLE (1819--1891) Bartleby, the Scrivener Benito Cereno The Portent Shiloh Malvern Hill A Utilitarian View of the Monitor's Fight The House-Top The Swamp Angel The College Colonel The Tuft of Kelp The Maldive Shark The Berg Art Greek Architecture LYDIA MARIA CHILD (1802--1880) The Black Saxons FREDERICK DOUGLASS (1818--1895) FROM Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? HENRY DAVID THOREAU(1817--1862) Civil Disobedience FROM Walden I Economy II Where I Lived, and What I Lived for XII Brute Neighbors XVIII Conclusion They Who Prepare my Evening Meal Below On Fields O'er Which the Reaper's Hand Has Passed Smoke Conscience My Life Has Been the Poem WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS (1806--1870) Grayling; or "Murder Will Out" HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807--1882) A Psalm of Life The Arsenal at Springfield The Jewish Cemetery at Newport JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (1807--1892) The Hunters of Men The Farewell Barbara Frietchie JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL(1819--1891) To the Dandelion FROM A Fable for Critics HARRIET BEECHER STOWE (1811--1896), FROM Uncle Tom's Cabin Preface Chapter I In Which the Reader Is Introduced to a Man of Humanity Chapter VII The Mother's Struggle FANNY FERN(1811--1872) Aunt Hetty on Matrimony Hints to Young Wives The Tear of a Wife Mrs. Adolphus Smith Sporting the "Blue Stocking" Blackwell's Island Blackwell's Island No. 3 Independence The Working-Girls of New York WILLIAM WELLS BROWN (1814--1884) The Escape HARRIET ANN JACOBS (1813--1897), FROM Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Chapter I Childhood Chapter V The Trials of Girlhood Chapter VI The Jealous Mistress Chapter X A Perilous Passage in the Slave Girl's Life Chapter XXI The Loophole of Retreat Chapter XLI Free at Last JAMES M. WHITFIELD (1822--1871) America ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809--1865) To Horace Greeley Gettysburg Address Second Inaugural Address FRANCES E. W. HARPER (1825--1911) Bury Me in a Free Land To the Union Savers of Cleveland Eliza Harris The Slave Mother Learning to Read Aunt Chloe's Politics EMMA LAZARUS (1849--1887) In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport The New Colossus 1492 WALT WHITMAN (1819--1892) 1 Preface to the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass Song of Myself FROM Inscriptions To You One's-Self I Sing When I Read the Book I Hear America Singing Poets to Come FROM Children of Adam From Pent-Up Aching Rivers Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd As Adam, Early in the Morning Once I Pass'd through a Populous City FROM Calamus What Think You I take My Pen In Hand? I saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing I Hear It Was Charged Against Me Crossing Brooklyn Ferry FROM Sea-Drift Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking FROM By the Roadside When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer The Dalliance of the Eagles FROM Drum-Taps Beat! Beat! Drums! Cavalry Crossing a Ford Bivouac on a Mountain Side Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night A sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim The Wound-Dresser FROM Memories of President Lincoln When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd FROM Autumn Rivulets There Was a Child Went Forth Sparkles From the Wheel Passage to India FROM Whispers of Heavenly Death A Noiseless Patient Spider FROM Noon to Starry Night To a Locomotive in Winter EMILY DICKINSON (1830--1886) 49 I never lost as much but twice 67 Success is counted sweetest 165 A Wounded Deer--leaps highest 185 "Faith" is a fine invention 210 The thought beneath so slight a film 214 I taste a liquor never brewed 216 Safe in their Alabaster Chambers 241 I like a look of Agony 249 Wild Nights--Wild Nights! 258 There's a certain Slant of light 280 I felt a Funeral, in my Brain 303 The Soul selects her own Society 324 Some keep the Sabbath going to Church 328 A Bird came down the Walk 338 I know that He exists 341 After great pain, a formal feeling comes 401 What Soft--Cherubic Creatures 435 Much Madness is divinest Sense 441 This is my letter to the World 449 I died for Beauty--but was scarce 465 I heard a Fly buzz--when I died 520 I started Early--Took my Dog 585 I like to see it lap the Miles 632 The Brain--is wider than the sky 640 I cannot live with You 670 One need not be a Chamber--to be Haunted 709 Publication--is the Auction 712 Because I could not stop for Death 764 Presentiment--is that long Shadow--on the Lawn 976 Death is a Dialogue between 986 A narrow Fellow in the Grass 1052 I never saw a Moor 1078 The Bustle in a House 1129 Tell all the truth but tell it slant 1207 He preached upon "Breadth" till it argued him narrow 1463 A Route of Evanescence 1545 The Bible is an antique Volume 1624 Apparently with no surprise 1670 In Winter in my Room 1732 My life closed twice before its close 1755 To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee 1760 Elysium is as far as to Letters to T. W. Higginson The Literature of the Late Nineteenth Century Reading the Historical Context MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL L. CLEMENS) (1835--1910) FROM Life on the Mississippi [Sir Walter Scott and the Southern Character] ALBION TOURGAeE (1838--1905) FROM The Invisible Empire Literature of the Late Nineteenth Century MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL L. CLEMENS) (1835--1910) The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Story of the Bad Little Boy Adventures of Huckleberry Finn A Salutation-Speech from the Nineteenth Century to the Twentieth The War-Prayer MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN (1852--1930) A New England Nun CHARLES WADDELL CHESNUTT (1858--1932) The Goophered Grapevine WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS (1837--1920) Editha HENRY JAMES (1843--1916) Daisy Miller: A Study The Jolly Corner AMBROSE BIERCE (1842--1914) An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN (1860--1935) The Yellow Wall-Paper KATE CHOPIN (1851--1904) The Storm STEPHEN CRANE (1871--1900) Black riders came from the sea In the desert A god in wrath I saw a man pursuing the horizon Supposing that I should have the courage On the horizon the peaks assembled A man feared that he might find an assassin Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind A man said to the universe A man adrift on a slim spar The Open Boat FRANK NORRIS(1870--1902) A Deal in Wheat JACK LONDON(1876--1916) The Law of Life EDITH WHARTON (1862--1937) The Other Two PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR(1872--1906) We Wear the Mask An Ante-Bellum Sermon When Malindy Sings The Colored Soldiers When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers Sympathy 1 THEODORE DREISER(1871--1945) The Lost Phoebe The Literature of the Twentieth Century (1900 to 1945) Reading the Historical Context BOOKER T. WASHINGTON (1856--1915) The Atlanta Exposition Address Literature of the Twentieth Century W. E. B. DU BOIS (1868--1963) FROM The Souls of Black Folk A Litany of Atlanta EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON(1869--1935) Richard Cory Cliff Klingenhagen Miniver Cheevy How Annandale Went Out Eros Turannos Mr. Flood's Party ROBERT FROST(1874--1963) Mending Wall Home Burial After Apple-Picking The Road Not Taken An Old Man's Winter Night Birches The Oven Bird For Once, Then, Something Fire and Ice Design Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening GERTRUDE SIMMONS BONNIN (ZITKALA SA) (1876--1938) FROM The School Days of an Indian Girl CARL SANDBURG(1878--1967) Chicago Lost Graceland Fog Psalm of Those Who Go Forth Before Daylight WILLA CATHER(1873--1947) Paul's Case ELLEN GLASGOW (1873--1945) The Shadowy Third GERTRUDE STEIN(1874--1946) Susie Asado Picasso A Movie SHERWOOD ANDERSON (1876--1941) I Want to Know Why JOHN DOS PASSOS (1896--1970) FROM U.S.A. Preface FROM The 42nd Parallel Proteus 1 FROM 1919 Newsreel XLIII The Body of an American FROM The Big Money Newsreel LXVI The Camera Eye (50) FROM U.S.A Vag EUGENE O'NEILL(1888--1953) The Hairy Ape SUSAN GLASPELL(1876--1948) Trifles EZRA POUND(1885--1972) Portrait d'une Femme Salutation A Pact In a Station of the Metro The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter T. S. ELIOT(1888--1965) The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Preludes Sweeney Among the Nightingales The Waste Land Notes on "The Waste Land" E. E. CUMMINGS(1894--1962) [in Just-] [O sweet spontaneous] [Buffalo Bill's defunct] [the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls] [All in green went my love riding] [when god lets my body be] HART CRANE(1899--1932) Chaplinesque At Melville's Tomb Voyages FROM The Bridge To Brooklyn Bridge The Harbor Dawn Van Winkle EDGAR LEE MASTERS(1868--1950) FROM Spoon River Anthology Knowlt Hoheimer Nellie Clark Petit, the Poet Anne Rutledge Lucinda Matlock EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY(1892--1950) Spring First Fig [I shall forget you presently, my dear] [Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare] WALLACE STEVENS(1879--1955) Peter Quince at the Clavier Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock Domination of Black Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird The Snow Man Anecdote of the Jar A High-Toned Old Christian Woman The Emperor of Ice-Cream The Idea of Order at Key West WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS(1883--1963) Con Brio The Young Housewife Pastoral Tract Danse Russe El Hombre To a Solitary Disciple Queenannslace Portrait of a Lady The Widow's Lament in Springtime The Red Wheelbarrow Between Walls Landscape with the Fall of Icarus MARIANNE MOORE(1887--1972) The Past Is the Present To a Steam Roller The Fish Poetry A Graveyard THE NEW NEGRO(1925) Fog, by John Matheus White Houses, by Claude McKay The Black Finger, by Angelina Grimke The Road, by Helene Johnson COUNTAeE CULLEN(1903--1946) Yet Do I Marvel For a Lady I Know Incident From the Dark Tower A Brown Girl Dead Scottsboro, Too, Is Worth Its Song JEAN TOOMER(1894--1967) FROM Cane Blood-Burning Moon ZORA NEALE HURSTON(1891?--1960) John Redding Goes to Sea THOMAS WOLFE(1900--1938) Only the Dead Know Brooklyn F. SCOTT FITZGERALD(1896--1940) Winter Dreams ERNEST HEMINGWAY(1899--1961) In Another Country WILLIAM FAULKNER(1897--1962) Barn Burning LANGSTON HUGHES (1902--1967) The Negro Speaks of Rivers Aunt Sue's Stories Question The New Moon Mexican Market Woman I Too Dream Boogie Harlem JOHN STEINBECK (1902--1968) The Chrysanthemums KATHERINE ANNE PORTER(1890--1980) Maria Concepcion The Literature of the Twentieth Century (1945 to Present) Reading the Historical Context MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (1929--1968) I Have a Dream JAMES R. MCDONOUGH (1946-- ) FROM Platoon Leader "Just Like You and Me" BARACK OBAMA (1961-- ) Inauguration Speech Literature of the Twentieth Century EUDORA WELTY (1909--2001) Powerhouse RICHARD WRIGHT(1908--1960) The Man Who Was Almost a Man ELIZABETH BISHOP(1911--1979) A Miracle for Breakfast The Armadillo Brazil, January 1, 1502 One Art ROBERT LOWELL (1917--1977) Memories of West Street and Lepke Skunk Hour For the Union Dead Will Not Come Back ANNE SEXTON(1928--1974) And One for My Dame The Addict Us Rowing SYLVIA PLATH(1932--1963) Lady Lazarus Daddy W. S. MERWIN (1927-- ) Grandfather in the Old Men's Home The Drunk in the Furnace Noah's Raven The Dry Stone Mason Fly Strawberries Direction A. R. AMMONS (1926--2001) Sight Seed Motion Which Disestablishes Organizes Everything The Damned JAMES BALDWIN (1924--1987) Sonny's Blues FLANNERY O'CONNOR(1925--1964) Good Country People BERNARD MALAMUD(1914--1986) The Magic Barrel SONIA SANCHEZ (1934-- ) the final solution/ to blk/record/buyers Womanhood BLACK FIRE(1968) Neon Diaspora, by David Henderson For the Truth, by Edward Spriggs "Oh shit a riot!" by Jacques Wakefield JUNE JORDAN(1936--2002) Poem About My Rights Poem for Guatemala A New Politics of Sexuality MAXINE HONG KINGSTON (1940-- ) No Name Woman EDWARD ALBEE (1928-- ) The Zoo Story SAUL BELLOW(1915--2005) A Silver Dish N. SCOTT MOMADAY (1934-- ) FROM The Way to Rainy Mountain The Arrowmaker JOYCE CAROL OATES (1938-- ) How I Contemplated the World . . JAMES ALAN MCPHERSON (1943-- ) The Faithful TIM O'BRIEN (1946-- ) FROM The Things They Carried On the Rainy River 2113 AMY TAN (1952-- ) FROM The Joy Luck Club Half and Half BOBBIE ANN MASON (1940-- ) Shiloh GLORIA NAYLOR (1950-- ) FROM The Women of Brewster Place Lucielia Louise Turner LESLIE MARMON SILKO (1948-- ) The Man to Send Rain Clouds Coyote Holds a Full House in His Hand GLORIA ANZALDA'A(1942--2004) FROM Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza The Homeland, Aztlan LOUISE ERDRICH (1954-- ) FROM Love Medicine The Red Convertible (1974) TINA HOWE (1937-- ) Painting Churches THOMAS PYNCHON (1937-- ) Entropy AUGUST WILSON(1945--2005) Fences SIMON ORTIZ (1941-- ) A Designated National Park Canyon de Chelly Final Solution: Jobs, Leaving GEORGE SAUNDERS (1958-- ) Offloading for Mrs. Schwartz SHERMAN ALEXIE (1966-- ) Class Defending Walt Whitman Reference Works, Bibliographies Criticism, Literary and Cultural History
Other Titles: American literature
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