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John Smith
(1) The General History of VA, New England, and the Summer Isles, (2) The Third Book. From Ch.2. What Happened till the First Supply, (3) The Fourth Book. [Smith's Farewell to VA], (4) A Description of New England, (5)New England Trial's
William Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation
John Winthrop
(1) A Model of Christian Charity, (2) The Journal of John Winthrop
Anne Bradstreet
(1) The Prologue, (2) The Author to Her Book. (3) Before the Birth of One of Her Children, (4) To My Dear and Loving Husband, (5) In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, (6) Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, (7) To My Dear Children
Mary Rowlandson
A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary
Edward Taylor
(1) Preparatory Meditations [includes Huswifery], (2) Meditation 38
Cotton Mather
Magnalia Christi Americana`
Jonathan Edwards
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Benjamin Franklin
(1) The Way to Wealth, (2) Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America, (3) The Autobiography
Samson Occom
A Short Narrative of My Life
J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur
Letters from an American Farmer
Thomas Paine
(1) Common Sense, (2) The Crisis
Thomas Jefferson
(1) The Autobiography of Thomas JEfferson, (2) The Declaration of Independence, (3) Notes on the State of VA, (4) Letter to John Adams
Olaudah Equiano
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Dustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself
Philip Freneau
(1) On the Emigration to America & Peopling the Western Country, (2) On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man, (3) On the Religion of Nature
Phillis Wheatley
(1) On Being Brought from Africa to America, (2)To the University of Cambridge, in New England, (3) To His Excellency General Washington
Washington Irving
(1) Rip Van Winkle, (2) The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
James Fenimore Cooper
The Pioneers
William Cullen Bryant
(1) Thanatopsis, (2) To a Waterfowl, (3) The Prairies
William Apess
An Indian's Looking-Glass for the White Man
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1) The Divinity School Address. (2) Self-Reliance, (3) Experience
Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1) My Kinsman, Major Molineaux, (2) Roger Malvin's Burial, (3) Young Goodman Brown, (4) The May-Pole of Merry Mount, (5) The Minister's Black Veil, (6) The Birth-Mark, (7) Rappaccini's Daughter
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1) A Psalm of Life, (2) The Slave's Dream, (3) The Jewish Cemetery at Newport
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1) Ichabod!, (2) Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl
Edgar Allan Poe
(1) The Raven, (2) Annabel Lee, (3) Ligeia, (4) The Fall of the House of Usher, (5) The Tell-Tale Heart, (6) The Purloined Letter, (7) The Cask of Amontillado
Abraham Lincoln
(1) Adress Delivered at the Dedication of the Cemetery of Gettysburg, November 19, 1863. (2) Second Inaugural Adress, March 4, 1865
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Jacobs
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Henry David Thoreau
(1) Resistance to Civil Government, (2) Walden
Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Walt Whitman
(1) Song of Myself, (2) When I Heard the LEarn'd Astronomer, (3) Beat! Beat! Drums!
Herman Melville
(1) Bartleby, the Scrivener, (2) Benito Cereno
Emily Dickinson
(1) "Faith" is a fine invention, (2) After great pain, a formal feeling comes, (3) I died for Beauty--but was scarce
Rebecca Harding Davis
Life in the Iron-Mills
Emma Lazarus
(1) In the Jewish Cemetery at Newport, (2) The New Colossus
Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
(1) The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, (2) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, (3) Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses
W.D. Howells
Editha
Abrose Bierce
Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Bret Harte
The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Henry James
Daisy Miller: A Study
Sarah Orne Jewett
A White Heron
Kate Chopin
(1) At the 'Cadian Ball, (2) The Storm, (3) Desiree's Baby
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
A New England Nun
Booker T. Washington
Up from Slavery
Charles W. Chesnutt
(1) The Goophered Grapevine, (2) The Wife of His Youth
Abraham Cahan
A Sweat-Shop Romance
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wall-paper
Edith Wharton
Souls Belated
W.E.B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk
Stephen Crane
(1) The Open Boat, (2) The Blue Hotel, (3) An Episode of War
Jack London
To Build a Fire
Edwin Arlington Robinson
(1) Richard Cory, (2) Miniver Cheevy, (3) Mr. Flood's Party
Willa Cather
(1) Neighbour Rosicky, (3) The Sculptor's Funeral
Robert Frost
(1) Mending Wall, (2) The Death of the Hired Man, (3) After Apple-Picking, (4) The Road Not Taken, (5) Fire and Ice, (6) Nothing Gorld can Stay, (7) Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, (8) Desert Places, (9) Design, (10) The Gift Outright
Sherwood Anderson
Winesburg, Ohio
Carl Sandburg
(1) Chicago, (2) Fog, (3) Grass
T.S. Eliot
(1) The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, (2) Journey of the Magi
Eugene O'Neill
Long Day's Journey into Night
Claude Mckay
(1) The Harlem Dancer, (2) The Lynching, (3) If We Must Die
Katherine Anne Porter
Flowering Judas
Zora Neale Hurston
(1) How It Feels to Be Colored Me, (2) The Gilded Six-Bits
E.E. Cummings
(1) In-just, (2) Somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond, (3) Anyone lived in a pretty how town
F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1) Winter Dreams, (2) Babylon Revisited
William Fauklner
(1) A Rose for Emily, (2) That Evening Sun, (3) Barn Burning
Ernest Hemingway
The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Langston Hughes
(1) The Negro Speaks of Rivers, (2) Mother to Son, (3) Song for a Dark Girl
John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
Richard Wright
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
Eudora Welty
Petrified Man
Tennessee Williams
A Streetcar Named Desire
John Cheever
The Swimmer
Elizabeth Bishop
One Art
Gwendolyn Brooks
The mother
Adriennes Rich
Storm Warnings
Toni Morrison
Recitatif
James Baldwin
Going to Meet the Man
Flannery O-Connor
Good Country People
John Updike
Separating
Raymond Carver
Cathedral
Maxine Hong Kingston
No Name Woman
Alice Walker
Everday Use
Louise Erdrich
Fleur
Sandra Cisneros
My Lucy Friend Who Smells Like Corn
West VA; before Civil War
Life in the Iron Mills (Rebecca Harding Davis)
Missouri; early-mid 19th Century
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
N.Y.C.; beginning of Spanish-American war (1898)
Editha (W.D. Howells)
U.S. during Philippine-American War (1899-1902)
The War Prayer (Mark Twain)
Vevy, Switzerland and Rome, Italy; late 19th century
Daisy Miller: A Study (Henry James)
Coastal twon in Maine; late 1800s-early 1900s
The White Heron (Sarah Orne Jewett)
Cajun town in Creole, Louisiana (Assumption Parish, Louisiana); late 1800s
At the 'Cadian Ball (Kate Chopin)
Walt Whitman
(1) Song of Myself, (2) When I Heard the LEarn'd Astronomer, (3) Beat! Beat! Drums!
Herman Melville
(1) Bartleby, the Scrivener, (2) Benito Cereno
Emily Dickinson
(1) "Faith" is a fine invention, (2) After great pain, a formal feeling comes, (3) I died for Beauty--but was scarce
Rebecca Harding Davis
Life in the Iron-Mills
Emma Lazarus
(1) In the Jewish Cemetery at Newport, (2) The New Colossus
Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
(1) The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, (2) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, (3) Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses
W.D. Howells
Editha
Abrose Bierce
Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Bret Harte
The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Henry James
Daisy Miller: A Study
Sarah Orne Jewett
A White Heron
Kate Chopin
(1) At the 'Cadian Ball, (2) The Storm, (3) Desiree's Baby
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
A New England Nun
Booker T. Washington
Up from Slavery
Charles W. Chesnutt
(1) The Goophered Grapevine, (2) The Wife of His Youth
New England, 1800s
New England Nun (Mary E. Wilkins Freeman)
Late 1800s-early 1900s
The Yellow Wall-Paper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Northern Alabama; Civil War
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Ambrose Bierce)
Sierra Mtns.; winter of 1850
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (Bret Harte)
Central North Carolina; after Civil War
The Goophered Grapevine (Charles W. Chestnut)
Groveland; 25 yrs. after Civil War
The Wife of My Youth (Charles W. Chestnut)
Essex St., Manhattan, NYC; late 19th century-early 20th century
A Sweat Shop Romance (Abraham Cahan)
Italy, near Monte Rosa, Hotel Bellosguardo; late 19th cenutry
Souls Belated (Edith Warton)
Off Florida Coast (Daytona Beach); 1897
The Open Boat (Stephen Crane)
Palace Hotel, Fort Romper, Nebraska; late 1800s
The Blue Hotel (Stephen Crane)
Yukon arctice; 1900s
To Build a Fire (Jack London)
Small town in Nebraska near Omaha; early 1900s
Neighbour Rosicky (Willa Cather)
Kansas town; 1905
The Sculptor's Funeral (Willa Cather)
Winesburg, Ohio; early 1900s
Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
New London, Connecticut; 1912
Long Day's Journey into Night (Eugene O'Neill)
Morelia, Mexico; early 1900s
Flowering Judas (Katherine Anne Porter)
Eatonville, Florida; early 1900s
The Gilded Six-Bits (Zora Neale Hurston)
Dillard, Lake Erminie, Minnesota; earl-mid 1900s
Winter Dreams (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Paris; 1929
Babylon Revisited (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi; after Civil War Reconstruction
A Rose for Emily (William Faulkner)
Jefferson, Yoknapatawpha County; 1930s
That Evening sun (William Faulkner)
Jefferson, Yoknapatawpha County; 30 yrs. after Civil War
Barn Burning (William Faulkner)
Highway 66, Middle U.S.; 1960s
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
South; 1900s
The Man Who Was Almost A Man (Richard Wright)
1938
Petrified Man (Eudora Welty)
New Orleans (Elysian Fields);1950s
A Streetcar Named Desire (Tennessee Williams)
Bullet Park, Hackensack, N.J.; 1960s
The Swimmer (John Cheever)
Greenwood; 1940s
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Southern town; late 1800s-early 1900s
Going to Meet the Man (James Baldwin)
Small southern town; 1900s
Good Country People (Flannery O'Conner)
New York; 1940s
Recitatif (Toni Morrison)
Greenwich Village, NYC; 1970s
Separating (John Updike)
Camp Crowder, Missouri; 1945
Defender of the Faith (Phillip Roth)
Rebecca Harding Davis
Wrote 1st piece of American realistic lit.; anticipated Realism period; wrote about problems of her own time
Emma Lazarus
1st Jew-American writer; wrote inscription on Statue of Liberty
W.D. Howells
Anti-war lit., helped create realistic movement
Mark Twain
Anti-war lit. on Philippine-American War
Henry James
Wrote about wealthy Americans
Sarah Orne Jewett
Regionalist; feminist
Kate Chopin
Feminist; local colorist on Creoles of Louisiana
Mary. W. Wilkins Freeman
Feminist
Charlotte PErkins Gilman
Feminist
Ambrose Bierce
Journalist; died while covering story of Mexican Independence
Bret Harte
Local colorist on the west
Charles W. Chestnut
White writer attempting t oshow black peopls's revolt against whites
Abraham Cahan
2nd Jew-American writer
W.E.B. Du Bois
Black rights activist
Edith Warton
Wrote about wealthy Americans
Stephen Crane
1st writer to write about his non-belief of God; indifference of nature; naturalistic
Jack London
Similar to Crane; didn't believe in God; everything that happens is random; naturalistic
Willa Cather
Elegaic writer
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Pessimistic
Eugene 0'Neill
Wrote plays
Claude McKay
1st writer to start Harlem Renaissance
Zora Neal Hurston
Harlem Renaissance
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wrote plays
William Faulkner
Created Yoknapatawpha County; regionalist
Langston Hughes
Harlem Renaissance
Eudora Welty
Regionalist
Tennessee Williams
Playwright
John Cheever
Wrotes about wealthy north of NYC; regionalist
James Baldwin
Harlem Renaissance
Toni Morrison
Last US writer to win Nobel Prize
Phillip Roth
Some may think he's anti-Semitic; uses irony