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Kaleidoscope : stories of the American experience

Author: Barbara Perkins; George B Perkins
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Genre/Form: College readers
Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Perkins; George B Perkins
ISBN: 0195072227 9780195072228
OCLC Number: 25410495
Description: x, 678 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The American Multicultural Experience --
Notes toward Understanding --
Textual Notes --
[From] Verrazzano's Voyage: 1524 / Giovanni da Verrazzano (c. 1485-1528) --
[From] The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca / Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (c. 1490-c.1557) --
[From] Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, 1604-1618 / Samuel de Champlain (c. 1567-1635) --
[From] The General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles / John Smith (1580-1631) --
[From] Of Plymouth Plantation, Book I / William Bradford (1590-1657) --
[From] A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson / Mary Rowlandson (1636?-1711?) --
[From] An Account of the Remarkable Occurrences in the Life and Travels of Col. James Smith / James Smith (1737-1812) --
[From] The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano / Olaudah Equiano (1745?-1797?) --
[From] A Narrative of the Incidents Attending the Capture, Detention, and Ransom of Charles Johnston of Virginia / Charles Johnston (1769-1833). [From] Domestic Manners of the Americans / Frances Trollope (1780-1863) --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving (1783-1859) --
The Prairie / John James Audubon (1785-1851) --
[From] A Son of the Forest / William Apes (1798-?) --
The Maypole of Merry Mount / Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) --
The Two Camps / William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870) --
[From] Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl / Harriet Jacobs (c. 1813-1897) --
[From] The Heroic Slave / Frederick Douglass (c. 1818-1895) --
[From] La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West / Francis Parkman (1823-1893) --
John Lamar / Rebecca Harding Davis (1831-1910) --
"Posson Jone"' / George Washington Cable (1844-1925) --
[From] Life among the Piutes / Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (1844-1891) --
La Belle Zoraide / Kate Chopin (1851-1904) --
The Sheriff's Children / Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) --
Circumstances / Abraham Cahan (1860-1951) --
In the Land of the Free / Edith Maud Eaton (Sui Sin Far) (1865-1914). [From] Giants in the Earth / Ole Rolvaag (1876-1931) --
[From] The Promised Land / Mary Antin (1881-1949) --
[From] Dust Tracks on the Road / Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) --
[From] Wah'Kon-Tah / John Joseph Mathews (c. 1894-1979) --
[From] Jews without Money / Michael Gold (1894-1967) --
Becky / Jean Toomer (1894-1967) --
A Justice / William Faulkner (1897-1962) --
[From] Pnin / Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) --
Studs / James T. Farrell (1904-1979) --
Antranik of Armenia / William Saroyan (1908-1981) --
[From] Black Boy / Richard Wright (1908-1960) --
[From] Mount Allegro / Jerre Mangione (1909- ) --
[From] Christ in Concrete / Pietro diDonato (1911-1992) --
[From] America Is in the Heart / Carlos Bulosan (1913-1956) --
Flying Home / Ralph Ellison (1914- ) --
A Silver Dish / Saul Bellow (1915- ) --
[From] Eat a Bowl of Tea / Louis Chu (1915-1970) --
Tears of Autumn / Yoshiko Uchida (1921-1992) --
[From] No-No Boy / John Okada (1923-1971). [From] I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Maya Angelou (1928- ) --
El Patron / Nash Candelaria (1928- ) --
[From] Sula / Toni Morrison (1931- ) --
The Cloud Has Spread Its Dark Hair / Ved Mehta (1934- ) --
[From] The Way to Rainy Mountain / N. Scott Momaday (1934- ) --
The Grandfather of the Sierra Nevada Mountains / Maxine Hong Kingston (1940- ) --
Rosa in Television Land / Daniela Gioseffi (1941- ) --
News from Phoenix / Joseph Geha (1944- ) --
Exchange Value / Charles Johnson (1948- ) --
The Man to Send Rain Clouds / Leslie Marmon Silko (1948- ) --
Mariah / Jamaica Kincaid (1949- ) --
Half and Half / Amy Tan (1952- ) --
The Red Convertible / Louise Erdrich (1954- ).
Responsibility: [edited by] Barbara Perkins, George Perkins.
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