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The Norton anthology of American literature. Volume A, Beginnings to 1820

Author: Nina Baym; Wayne Franklin; Philip F Gura; Arnold Krupat
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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A selection of American literature drawn from throughout history, beginning with stories of the creation of the world and continuing through 1820. Includes a time line, color plates, and bibliographies.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Baym; Wayne Franklin; Philip F Gura; Arnold Krupat
ISBN: 0393927393 9780393927399
OCLC Number: 148026233
Notes: Also published: v. B. 1820-1865 -- v. C. 1865-1914 -- v. D. 1914-1945 -- v. E. Since 1945.
Description: xxvi, 927, A18 pages, 8 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to the Seventh Edition --
Acknowledgements --
Beginnings to 1700 --
The Iroquois Creation Story --
Prima Stories of the beginning of the world --
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) --
Bartolome de las Casas (1474-1566) --
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (ca.1490-1558) --Thomas Harriot (1560-1621) --
John Smith (1580-1631) --
Winnebago --
Sioux --
Koasati --
Clatsop Chinook --
Navajo --
William Bradford (1590-1657) --
Thomas Morton (ca.1579-1647) --
John Winthrop (1588-1649) --
The Bay Psalm Book --
Roger Williams (ca.1603-1683) --
Anne Bradstreet (ca.1612-1672) --
Michael Wigglesworth (1631-1705) --
Mary Rowlandson (ca.1636-1711) --
Edward Taylor (ca.1642-1729) --
Samuel Sewall (1652-1730) --
Cotton Mather (1663-1728) --
Robert Calef (1648-1719) --
"A notable exploit" : Hannah Dustan's captivity and revenge --
The New England primer --
American Literature 1700-1820 --
Sarah Kemble Knight (1666-1727) --
William Byrd (1674-1744) --
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) --
Pontiac --
Samson Occom --
Thomas Jeffferson : Chief Logan's speech --
Red Jacket --
Tecumseh --
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) --
John Woolman (1720-1772) --
J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur (1735-1813) --
John Adams (1735-1826) and Abigail Adams (1744-1818) --
Thomas Paine (1737-1809) --
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) --
The Federalist --
Olaudah Equiano (1745?-1797) --
Jane Colman Turell --
Annis Boudinot Stockton --
Sarah Wentworth Morton --
Mercy Otis Warren --
Ann Eliza Bleecker --
Margaretta Faugeres --
Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820) --
Philip Frenau (1752-1832) --Phillis Wheatley (ca.1753-1784) --
Royall Tyler (1757-1826) --
Hannah Webster Foster (1758-1840) --
Tabitha Tenny (1762-1837).
Other Titles: Anthology of American literature
American literature
Beginnings to 1820
Norton anthology, American literature
Responsibility: Nina Baym, general editor ; [edited by] Wayne Franklin, Philip F. Gura, Arnold Krupat.
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