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American Tradition in Literature, Shorter

ISBN-10: 0072486813
ISBN-13: 9780072486810
Edition: 10th 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 2328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

* - indicates that author or selection is new to this edition PREFACE EXPLORATION AND THE COLONIES The Original Inhabitants Virginia and the South New England 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 Alteration of the Government Of Virginia. John Smith''s Relation to Queen Anne of Pocahontas (1616). 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 (1620)]. JOHN WINTHROP (1588-1649). A Model of Christian Charity. ANNE BRADSTREET (1612-1672). The Prologue. 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, Who Deceased August, 1665 Being a Year and a Half Old. Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666. SAMUEL SEWALL (1652-1730). The Diary of Samuel Sewall. [Customs, Courts, and Courtships]. EDWARD TAYLOR (1642?-1729). The Preface. Meditation 1, First Series. Upon Wedlock, and Death of Children. Huswifery. Meditation 8, First Series. The Glory of and Grace in the Church set out. Upon a Spider Catching a Fly. [TWO MEDITATIONS ON "THE SONG OF SOLOMON," CANTICLE VI]. Meditation 142, Second Series. Meditation 146, Second Series. COTTON MATHER (1663-1728). The Wonders of the Invisible World. Enchantments Encountered. The Trial of Bridget Bishop. A Third Curiosity. THE SOUTH AND THE MIDDLE COLONIES WILLIAM BYRD (1674-1744). The History of the Dividing Line. [Indian Neighbors}A Progress to the Mines. [Reading a Play in the Backwoods]. JOHN WOOLMAN (1720-1772). The Journal of John Woolman. 1720-1742 [Early Years].1757 [Evidence of Divine Truth]. 1755-1758 [Taxes and Wars]. ST. JEAN DE CREVÈCOEUR (1735-1813). Letters from an American Farmer: What Is an American? REASON AND REVOLUTION The Enlightenment and the Spirit of Capitalism From Neoclassical to Romantic Literature JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703-1758). Sarah Pierrepont. A Divine and Supernatural Light.Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. Personal Narrative. Dissertation: Concerning the End for Which God Created the World. Chapter I: What Reason Teaches Concerning Creation. REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790). The Autobiography. Poor Richard''s Almanack: Preface to Poor Richard, 1733. The Way to Wealth: Preface to Poor Richard, 1758. The Speech of Polly Baker.The Sale of the Hessians. Letter to Peter Collinson [Kite and Key]. The Ephemera. To Madame Helvetius. THOMAS PAINE (1737-1809). Common Sense. Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs. The American Crisis. THOMAS JEFFERSON (1737-1809). The Declaration of Independence. First Inaugural Address. Notes on the State of Virginia. [A Southerner on Slavery]. Letter to John Adams [The True Aristocracy]. OLAUDAH EQUIANO (1745?-1797?) The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano. Chapter 2: [from Childhood to Slavery]. Chapter 3: [Travels to Various Countries]Chapter 7: [He Purchases his Freedom]. 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. PHILIP FRENEAU (1752-1832). To the Memory of the Brave Americans. 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. THE ROMANTIC TEMPER AND THE HOUSE DIVIDED NATURE AND SOCIETY THE NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE. TALES The Chief''s Daughters. Coyote and Bear. ORATORY. Speech of Red Jacket Speech of Red Cloud. POETRY. 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 Weaver''s Lamentation. WASHINGTON IRVING (1783-1859). A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker. Book III: In Which Is Recorded the Golden Reign of Wouter Van Twiller. (Chapters I, IV). THE SKETCH BOOK. Rip Van Winkle. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789-1851). The Pioneers. Chapter XXII [Pigeons]. The Prairie. Chapter XXXIX [Death of a Hero]. The American Democrat. An Aristocrat and a Democrat. WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794-1878). Thanatopsis. The Yellow Violet. To a Waterfowl. A Forest Hymn. To the Fringed Gentian. The Prairies. The Death of Lincoln. The Flood Years. TRANSCENDENTALISM RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803-1882). Nature. The American Scholar. The Divinity School Address. Self-Reliance. The Over-Soul. Concord Hymn. Each and All. The Rhodora. The Problem. Ode to Beauty. Hamatreya. Give All to Love. Ode (Inscribed to W.H. Channing) Fable.Brahma. Days. Waldensamkeit. Terminius. Journals and Letters. Sunday, Apr. 18, 1824. 8 July [1831].Boston, Feb. 19 [1834]. 7 May [1837]. [To Thomas Carlyle]. Saturday [June] 23 [1838]. [Oct. 12, 1838.][Nov. 10, 1838.]. [April 1 (?), 1842.]. [August 25, 1843.]. [August, 1848.]. [Spring, 1851.]. [August 1, 1852.]. [To Walt Whitman]. [To Thomas Carlyle]. [April, 1859.]. [June, 1863.]. [May 24, 1864.]. HENRY DAVID THOREAU (1817-1862). Walden: Economy. Where I Lived, and What I Lived for. Brute Neighbors. Conclusion. Civil Disobedience. ROMANTICISM EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809-1849). Romance. 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. Annabel Lee. Ligeia. The Fall of the House of Usher. The Purloined Letter. The Cask of Amontillado. Twice-Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Review: The Philosophy of Composition. NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (1804-1864). My Kinsman, Major Molineux. Young Goodman Brown. Wakefield. The Minister''s Black Veil. The Maypole of Merry Mount. The Birthmark. Rappaccini''s Daughter. Ethan Brand HERMAN MELVILLE (1819-1891). Bartleby the Scrivener. BATTLE-PIECES AND ASPECTS OF THE WAR. The Portent. Malvern Hill. TIMOLEON. The Maldive Shark. Billy Budd, Sailor. THE HUMANITARIAN SENSIBILITY AND THE INEVITABLE CONFLICT Democracy and Social Reform Inevitable Conflict HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807-1882). The Skeleton in Armor. The Arsenal at Springfield. The Song of Hiawatha. III. Hiawatha''s Childhood. IV. Hiawatha and Mudjekeewis. V. Hiawatha''s Fasting. VII. Hiawatha''s Sailing. VIII. Hiawatha''s Fishing. XXI. The White Man''s Foot.The Jewish Cemetery at Newport. My Lost Youth. Divina Commedia. Chaucer. Nature. The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls. The Cross of Snow. JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (1807-1892). Ichabod. First-Day Thoughts. Skipper Ireson''s Ride. Telling the Bees. Laus Deo. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (1809-1894). Old Ironsides. The Last Leaf. My Aunt. The Chambered Nautilus. The Deacon''s Masterpiece. ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809-1865). 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). Oldtown Folks. Miss Asphyxia. HARRIET JACOBS (1813-1897) Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. VI: The Jealous Mistress. XVII: The Flight. XVIII: Months of Peril. XIX: The Children Sold. FREDERICK DOUGLASS

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