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Research guide to American literature.

Author: Benjamin FranklinAngela ViettoRobert D HabichRobert NowatzkiTom QuirkAll authors
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2010.
Series: Facts on File library of American literature.
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Early American Literature: 1776-1820 examines American literature during the first years of the new nation. This new resource offers insightful strategies for studying and writing about early  Read more...

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All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; Angela Vietto; Robert D Habich; Robert Nowatzki; Tom Quirk; Gary Scharnhorst; George Parker Anderson; John Cusatis; Linda Trinh Moser; Kathryn West; Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 081608307X 9780816083077 9780816078615 0816078610 9780816078622 0816078629 9780816078639 0816078637 9780816078646 0816078645 9780816078653 0816078653 9780816078660 0816078661 9780816078677 081607867X
OCLC Number: 601901446
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Description: 7 v. ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Colonial literature, 1607-1776 / Benjamin Franklin V --
v. 2. Early American literature, 1776-1820 / Angela Vietto --
v. 3. Romanticism and transcendentalism, 1820-1865 / Robert D. Habich and Robert C. Nowatzki --
v. 4. Realism and regionalism, 1865-1914 / Gary Scharnhorst and Tom Quirk --
v. 5. American modernism, 1914-1945 / George Parker Anderson --
v.6. Postwar literature, 1945-1970 / John Cusatis --
v.7. Contemporary literature, 1970 to present / Linda Trinh Moser and Kathryn West. v. 1. Colonial literature, 1607-1776 / Benjamin Franklin V. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
Biography --
Dissent --
Drama --
Essays and newspapers --
Histories --
Indians and captivity narratives --
Poetry --
Politics (Massachusetts) --
Religion --
Women authors --
William Bradford, History of Plymouth plantation --
Anne Bradstreet --
Mather Byles --
William Byrd II --
Charles Chauncy --
Benjamin Colman --
Ebenezer Cook --
John Cotton --
John Dickinson --
Jonathan Edwards, Sinners in the hands of an angry God; A sermon preached at Enfield, July 8th, 1741; At a time of great awakenings; and Attended with remarkable impressions on many of the hearers --
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard, an almanac --
Cotton Mather --
Increase Mather --
Richard Mather --
Jonathan Mayher --
Thomas Morton --
Samson Occom, "S. Occom's account of himself, written Sept. 17, 1768" --
William Penn --
Mary Rowlandson, The sovereignty & goodness of God, together, with the faithfulness of his promises displayed --
Samuel Sewall --
John Smith --
Solomon Stoddard --
Edward Taylor --
Benjamin Tompson --
John Trumbull --
Nathaniel Ward --
Mercy Otis Warren --
Phillis Wheatley --
Michael Wigglesworth, The day of doom, or, a description of the great and last judgment, with a short discourse about eternity --
Roger Williams --
John Winthrop --
John Woolman. v. 2. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
Political debate and print culture --
Letters as literature --
Biography and autobiography --
Poetry and social class --
Travel : Nonfiction and fiction --
Essays, magazines, and nation-building --
Satire and parody --
Sentimental novels : Love, seduction, and scandal --
Plays : On the stage and in the closet --
Writing about race and gender --
John and Abigail Adams, Familiar letters of John Adams and his wife Abigail, During the Revolution --
Joel Barlow, The Vision of Columbus, A poem in Nine Books --
Ann Eliza Bleecker and Margaretta Faugeres, The posthumous works of Ann Eliza Bleecker in prose and verse. To which is added, A collection of essays, prose and poetical, by Margaretta V. F augeres --
Hugh Henry Brackenridge, Modern Chivalry, Containing the adventures of Captain John Farrago, ad Teague Oregan, his servant --
Charles Brockden Brown, Arthur Mervyn, Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 --
Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Huntly ; or, Memoirs of a sleep-walker --
Charles Brockden Brown, Wieland --
William Hill Brown, The power of sympathy, or, The triumph of nature, Founded in truth --
William Clark, Meriwether Lewis, and others, Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark --
J. Hector St. John [de Crévecoeur], Letters from an American farmer --
Olaudah Equiano, The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African --
Hannah Webster Foster, The coquette, or The history of Eliza Wharton ; A novel founded on fact --
Benjamin Franklin, The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, A genetic text --
Benjamin Franklin, "Speech in the convention at the conclusion of its deliberations" --
Philip Freneau, Poems --
Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The federalist --
Lemuel Haynes, Liberty further extended : Or, free thoughts on the illegality of slave-keeping --
Washington Irving, "The legend of sleepy hollow," The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon --
Washington Irving, "Rip Van Winkle," The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon --
Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence --
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the state of Virginia --John Marrant, A narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a black --
Judith Sargent Murray, The gleaner : A miscellaneous production --
Thomas Paine, The age of reason : Being an investigation of true and fabulous theology --
Thomas Paine, Common sense --
Susanna Rowson, Charlotte Temple ; Charlotte, A tale of truth --
Rebecca Rush, Kelroy --
Tabitha Tenney, Female quixotism : Exhibited in the romantic opinions and extravagant adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon --
Royall Tyler, The contrast, A comedy, in five acts --
Mercy Otis Warren, History of the rise, progress and termination of the American Revolution, interspersed with biographical, political and moral observations --
Noah Webster, Grammatical Institutes of the English language --
Mason Locke Weems, A history of the life and death, virtues, and exploits of General George Washington. v. 3. Romanticism and transcendentalism, 1820-1865 / Robert D. Habich and Robert C. Nowatzki. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
Antebellum African American novelists --
The birth of American feminism --
Exploration, expansion, and the frontier --
The fireside poets --
Gothicism --
Literature of the American women's movement --
Literary professionalism and organizations: tours, clubs, the lyceum movement --Native American oral literature --
Romanticism --
Slavery and abolitionism --
Southwestern humor --
Technology and industrialization --
Transcendentalism --
Wars and peace --
James Fenimore Cooper, The leather-stocking tales --
Rebecca Harding Davis, "Life in the iron mills" --
Frederick Douglass --
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Early addresses and lectures --
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature --
Margaret Fuller, "The great lawsuit" --
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The house of the seven gables, a romance --
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The scarlet letter, a romance --
Nathaniel Hawthorne, short fiction (1837-1853) --
Harriet Ann Jacobs, Incidents in the life of a slave girl, written by herself --
Herman Melville, "Bartleby, the scrivener" --
Herman Melville, "Benito Cereno" --
Herman Melville early novels (1846-1850) --
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, or, The whale --
The poems of Edgar Allan Poe --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Hope Leslie, or Early times in the Massachusetts --
William Gilmore Simms, The sword and the distaff, or "Fair, fat and forty," a story of the south at the close of the Revolution --
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly --
Henry David Thoreau, political essays --
Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the woods --
Susan B. Warner, The wide, wide, world --
Walt Whitman, "Song of myself" in Leaves of grass. v. 4. Realism and regionalism, 1865-1914 / Gary Scharnhorst and Tom Quirk. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
Ambrose Bierce, "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" --
Charles W. Chesnutt --
Kate Chopin, The awakening --
Kate Chopin, "Desirée's baby" --
Stephen Crane, The red badge of courage --
Stephen Crane, "The open boat" --
Emily Dickinson, Poems --
Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Alice Dunbar-Nelson, The goodness of St. Rocque and other stories --
T. S. Eliot, "The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" --
Sui Sin Far, Mrs. Spring Fragrance --
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "A church mouse" --
Hamlin Garland, "Under the lion's paw" --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The yellow wallpaper" --
O. Henry --
William Dean Howells,"Editha" --
Henry James, "Daisy Miller" --
Sarah Orne Jewett, "A white heron" --
Jack London, The call of the wild --
Jack London, "To build a fire" --
Edwin Arlington Robinson, Collected poems --
Upton Sinclair, The jungle --
Frank R. Stockton, "The lady, or the tiger?" --
Mark Twain, The adventures of Tom Sawyer --
Mark Twain, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
Walt Whitman, Drum-taps --
Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome --
Edith Wharton, "Roman fever". v. 5. American modernism, 1914-1945 / George Parker Anderson. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
African American literature and the Harlem renaissance --
"The essence of a continent": the lyricists of Tin Pan Alley --
Family stories and the Stratemeyer Syndicate --
The Great Depression and proletarian literature --
The hard-boiled detective and the pulps --
Modernism and the changing American vision --
The New Deal and writers: American guides and living newspapers --
On trial: American justice and "A good shoemaker and a poor fish-peddler" --
"That ain't the way the Chinese behave": American identity and the literature of place --
Writing for money: The Saturday evening post and the literary marketplace --
Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio--
Willa Cather, My Ántonia --
John Dos Passos, Manhattan transfer --
T. S. Eliot, The waste land --
William Faulkner, The sound and the fury --
William Faulkner, AS I lay dying --
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The great Gatsby --
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the night --
Robert Frost, North of Boston --
Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese falcon --
Lillian Hellman, The children's hour --
Ernest Hemingway, The sun also rises --
Ernest Hemingway, A farewell to arms --
Langston Hughes, The ways of white folks --
Zora Neale Hurston, Their eyes were watching God --
Ring Lardner, How to write short stories (with samples) --
Sinclair Lewis , Main Street --
John O'Hara, Appointment in Samarra --
Eugene O'Neill, Desire under the elms --
Katherine Anne Porter, The Miranda cycle --
John Steinbeck, Of mice and men --
John Steinbeck, The grapes of wrath --
Wallace Stevens, harmonium --
Jean Toomer, Cane --
Eudora Welty, A curtain of green --
Nathanael West, The day of the locust --
Edith Wharton, The age of innocence --
Thornton Wilder, Our town --
Tennessee Williams, The glass menagerie --
William Carlos Williams, Collected poems, 1921-1931 --
Thomas Wolfe, Look homeward, angel --
Richard Wright, Native son. v. 6. Postwar literature, 1945-1970 / John Cusatis. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
The beat generation --
Literary responses to the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement --
The Cold War and literature --
Confessional poetry --
The counter culture and literature --
Modern primitive poets --
Popular music as literature --
postmodernist fiction --
Science fiction --
Edward Albee, Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? --
James Baldwin, Go tell it on the mountain --
Saul Bellow, Seize the day --
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 --
Richard Brautigan, Trout fishing in America --
James Dickey, Deliverance --
Ralph Ellison, Invisible man --
Lorraine Hansberry, A raisin in the sun --
Joseph Heller, Catch-22 --
Ernest Hemingway, The old man and the sea --
Jack Kerouac, On the road --
Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest --
Harper Lee, To kill a mockingbird --
Norman Mailer, The naked and the dead --
Carson McCullers, The member of the Wedding --
Arthur Miller, The crucible --
Arthur Miller, Death of a salesman --
N. Scott Momaday, House made of dawn --
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita --
Flannery O'Connor, Wise blood --
Eugene O'Neill, Long Day's journey into night --
Walker Percy, The moviegoer --
Thomas Pynchon, The crying of lot 49 --
Philip Roth, Goodbye, Columbus --
J. D. Salinger, The catcher in the rye --
John Steinbeck, East of Eden --
William Styron, The confessions of Nat Turner --
John Updike, Rabbit, run --
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-five --
Robert Penn Warren, All the king's men --
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a hot tin roof. v. 7. Contemporary literature, 1970 to present / Linda Trinh Moser and Kathryn West. Boundaries of the period --
Dominant genres and literary forms --
Historical and social context --
Literary influences --
Evolution of critical opinion --
The beat generation --
Literary responses to the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement --
The Cold War and literature --
Confessional poetry --
The counter culture and literature --
Modern primitive poets --
Popular music as literature --
postmodernist fiction --
Science fiction --
Edward Albee, Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? --
James Baldwin, Go tell it on the mountain --
Saul Bellow, Seize the day --
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 --
Richard Brautigan, Trout fishing in America --
James Dickey, Deliverance --
Ralph Ellison, Invisible man --
Lorraine Hansberry, A raisin in the sun --
Joseph Heller, Catch-22 --
Ernest Hemingway, The old man and the sea --
Jack Kerouac, On the road --
Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest --
Harper Lee, To kill a mockingbird --
Norman Mailer, The naked and the dead --
Carson McCullers, The member of the Wedding --
Arthur Miller, The crucible --
Arthur Miller, Death of a salesman --
N. Scott Momaday, House made of dawn --
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita --
Flannery O'Connor, Wise blood --
Eugene O'Neill, Long Day's journey into night --
Walker Percy, The moviegoer --
Thomas Pynchon, The crying of lot 49 --
Philip Roth, Goodbye, Columbus --
J. D. Salinger, The catcher in the rye --
John Steinbeck, East of Eden --
William Styron, The confessions of Nat Turner --
John Updike, Rabbit, run --
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-five --
Robert Penn Warren, All the king's men --
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a hot tin roof.
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schema:description"v. 3. Romanticism and transcendentalism, 1820-1865 / Robert D. Habich and Robert C. Nowatzki. Boundaries of the period -- Dominant genres and literary forms -- Historical and social context -- Literary influences -- Evolution of critical opinion -- Antebellum African American novelists -- The birth of American feminism -- Exploration, expansion, and the frontier -- The fireside poets -- Gothicism -- Literature of the American women's movement -- Literary professionalism and organizations: tours, clubs, the lyceum movement --Native American oral literature -- Romanticism -- Slavery and abolitionism -- Southwestern humor -- Technology and industrialization -- Transcendentalism -- Wars and peace -- James Fenimore Cooper, The leather-stocking tales -- Rebecca Harding Davis, "Life in the iron mills" -- Frederick Douglass -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Early addresses and lectures -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature -- Margaret Fuller, "The great lawsuit" -- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The house of the seven gables, a romance -- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The scarlet letter, a romance -- Nathaniel Hawthorne, short fiction (1837-1853) -- Harriet Ann Jacobs, Incidents in the life of a slave girl, written by herself -- Herman Melville, "Bartleby, the scrivener" -- Herman Melville, "Benito Cereno" -- Herman Melville early novels (1846-1850) -- Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, or, The whale -- The poems of Edgar Allan Poe -- Edgar Allan Poe -- Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Hope Leslie, or Early times in the Massachusetts -- William Gilmore Simms, The sword and the distaff, or "Fair, fat and forty," a story of the south at the close of the Revolution -- Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly -- Henry David Thoreau, political essays -- Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the woods -- Susan B. Warner, The wide, wide, world -- Walt Whitman, "Song of myself" in Leaves of grass."@en
schema:description"v. 6. Postwar literature, 1945-1970 / John Cusatis. Boundaries of the period -- Dominant genres and literary forms -- Historical and social context -- Literary influences -- Evolution of critical opinion -- The beat generation -- Literary responses to the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement -- The Cold War and literature -- Confessional poetry -- The counter culture and literature -- Modern primitive poets -- Popular music as literature -- postmodernist fiction -- Science fiction -- Edward Albee, Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? -- James Baldwin, Go tell it on the mountain -- Saul Bellow, Seize the day -- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 -- Richard Brautigan, Trout fishing in America -- James Dickey, Deliverance -- Ralph Ellison, Invisible man -- Lorraine Hansberry, A raisin in the sun -- Joseph Heller, Catch-22 -- Ernest Hemingway, The old man and the sea -- Jack Kerouac, On the road -- Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest -- Harper Lee, To kill a mockingbird -- Norman Mailer, The naked and the dead -- Carson McCullers, The member of the Wedding -- Arthur Miller, The crucible -- Arthur Miller, Death of a salesman -- N. Scott Momaday, House made of dawn -- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita -- Flannery O'Connor, Wise blood -- Eugene O'Neill, Long Day's journey into night -- Walker Percy, The moviegoer -- Thomas Pynchon, The crying of lot 49 -- Philip Roth, Goodbye, Columbus -- J. D. Salinger, The catcher in the rye -- John Steinbeck, East of Eden -- William Styron, The confessions of Nat Turner -- John Updike, Rabbit, run -- Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-five -- Robert Penn Warren, All the king's men -- Tennessee Williams, Cat on a hot tin roof."@en
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schema:description"v. 4. Realism and regionalism, 1865-1914 / Gary Scharnhorst and Tom Quirk. Boundaries of the period -- Dominant genres and literary forms -- Historical and social context -- Literary influences -- Evolution of critical opinion -- Ambrose Bierce, "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" -- Charles W. Chesnutt -- Kate Chopin, The awakening -- Kate Chopin, "Desirée's baby" -- Stephen Crane, The red badge of courage -- Stephen Crane, "The open boat" -- Emily Dickinson, Poems -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Alice Dunbar-Nelson, The goodness of St. Rocque and other stories -- T. S. Eliot, "The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" -- Sui Sin Far, Mrs. Spring Fragrance -- Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "A church mouse" -- Hamlin Garland, "Under the lion's paw" -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The yellow wallpaper" -- O. Henry -- William Dean Howells,"Editha" -- Henry James, "Daisy Miller" -- Sarah Orne Jewett, "A white heron" -- Jack London, The call of the wild -- Jack London, "To build a fire" -- Edwin Arlington Robinson, Collected poems -- Upton Sinclair, The jungle -- Frank R. Stockton, "The lady, or the tiger?" -- Mark Twain, The adventures of Tom Sawyer -- Mark Twain, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Walt Whitman, Drum-taps -- Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome -- Edith Wharton, "Roman fever"."@en
schema:description"v. 1. Colonial literature, 1607-1776 / Benjamin Franklin V. Boundaries of the period -- Dominant genres and literary forms -- Historical and social context -- Literary influences -- Evolution of critical opinion -- Biography -- Dissent -- Drama -- Essays and newspapers -- Histories -- Indians and captivity narratives -- Poetry -- Politics (Massachusetts) -- Religion -- Women authors -- William Bradford, History of Plymouth plantation -- Anne Bradstreet -- Mather Byles -- William Byrd II -- Charles Chauncy -- Benjamin Colman -- Ebenezer Cook -- John Cotton -- John Dickinson -- Jonathan Edwards, Sinners in the hands of an angry God; A sermon preached at Enfield, July 8th, 1741; At a time of great awakenings; and Attended with remarkable impressions on many of the hearers -- Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard, an almanac -- Cotton Mather -- Increase Mather -- Richard Mather -- Jonathan Mayher -- Thomas Morton -- Samson Occom, "S. Occom's account of himself, written Sept. 17, 1768" -- William Penn -- Mary Rowlandson, The sovereignty & goodness of God, together, with the faithfulness of his promises displayed -- Samuel Sewall -- John Smith -- Solomon Stoddard -- Edward Taylor -- Benjamin Tompson -- John Trumbull -- Nathaniel Ward -- Mercy Otis Warren -- Phillis Wheatley -- Michael Wigglesworth, The day of doom, or, a description of the great and last judgment, with a short discourse about eternity -- Roger Williams -- John Winthrop -- John Woolman."@en
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