Concise Anthology of American Literature

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List price: $125.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 2368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.092
Language: English

After receiving her B.A.from Yale College she stayed on at Yale for a masters degree in English and a Ph.D. in American Studies. She taught American Studies and English at the University of Texas from 1985 to 2003, and was Chair of the Department of American Studies. .She has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, was a Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer in Japan and was the winner of a Harry H. Ransom Teaching Excellence Award at the University of Texas. Much of her work is focused on Mark Twain but she has also published works on writers such as Frederick Douglas and Theodore Dreiser. Her research interests have lead her to focus on the influence of African American voices on American literature. Dr. Fishkin is the author, editor or co-editor of over forty books and has published over eighty articles and reviews. Her book Was Huck Black? Mark Twain and African-American Voices was selected as an "Outstanding Academic Book" by Choice in 1993.

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)
From The 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
The Separatist Interpretation of the Reformation in England, 1550���1607
Of Their Settling in Holland, and Their Manner of Living
Showing the Reasons and Causes of Their Removal
Of Their Departure from Leyden
Of Their Voyage
Showing How They Sought Out a Place of Habitation
The Mayflower Compact
Narragansett Challenge
End of the "Common Course . . ."
Mr. Roger Williams
The Pequot War
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 Cr Vecoeur (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 Mo 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 Tourgee (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
Count Ee 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)
Marüa Concepciòn
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 Anzald A (1942���2004)
From Borderlands/La Frontera: the New Mestiza
The Homeland, Aztlàn
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

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