Harper American Literature, Volume I / Edition 2

Harper American Literature, Volume I / Edition 2

by Robert Atwan, Vendler, Tichi, Stepto
     
 

ISBN-10: 0065009649

ISBN-13: 9780065009644

Pub. Date: 01/07/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780065009644
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/07/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
2673
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xxxv
Images of America 1(1)
The Literature of an Expanding Nation: 1865--1912 1(924)
Introduction
1(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Mark Twain, The Revised Cathechism
2(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Andrew Carnegie, "A Bread Winner in the Family"
3(6)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Bret Harte, "A Streak of Bad Luck"
9(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Henry James, The Real and the Romantic
11(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Henry James, "The Appeal of a Particular Type of Dauntless Power"
14(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Max Weber, New York City Viewed from Brooklyn Bridge
14(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: E.E. Cummings, New York City Harbor
15(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: President William McKinley and "Mr. Dooley" (Finley Peter Dunne) "Civilize and Christianize Them"
15(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus
16(7)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Thomas Beer, "Why Don't All These Ladies Do Something?"
23(12)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: William James, The Stream of Thought
35(3)
Walt Whitman (1819--1892)
38(136)
Leaves of Grass [1891--1892]
42(1)
Preface to the 1855 Edition
42(14)
Inscriptions
56(47)
One's Self I Sing
56(1)
When I Read the Book
56(1)
Beginning My Studies
56(1)
I Hear America Singing
57(1)
Song of Myself
57(46)
Children of Adam
103(6)
I Sing the Body Electric
103(6)
Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City
109(1)
Facing West from California's Shores
109(1)
As Adam Early in the Morning
109(1)
Calamus
109(3)
Scented Herbage of My Breast
109(2)
Recorders Ages Hence
111(1)
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing
111(1)
Here the Frailest Leaves of Me
111(1)
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
112(4)
Sea Drift
116(8)
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
116(5)
As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life
121(3)
By the Roadside
124(1)
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
124(1)
The Dalliance of the Eagles
124(1)
Drum-Taps
124(6)
Beat! Beat! Drums!
124(1)
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
125(1)
Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night
125(1)
A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown
126(1)
A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim
127(1)
The Wound-Dresser
127(2)
Reconciliation
129(1)
Memories of President Lincoln
130(7)
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
130(6)
O Captain! My Captain!
136(1)
Autumn Rivulets
137(9)
There Was a Child Went Forth
137(1)
Passage to India
138(8)
The Sleepers
146(6)
Whispers of Heavenly Death
152(1)
A Noiseless Patient Spider
152(1)
From Noon to Starry Night
153(1)
To a Locomotive in Winter
153(1)
Songs of Parting
153(3)
So Long!
153(3)
Specimen Days
156(4)
Down at the Front
156(1)
After First Fredericksburg
156(1)
Patent-Office Hospital
157(1)
The Wounded from Chancellorsville
157(1)
Abraham Lincoln
158(1)
The Million Dead, Too, Summ'd Up
159(1)
The Real War Will Never Get In the Books
160(1)
[Goodbye to the war]
160(1)
Democratic Vistas
161(13)
[American Democracy]
161(5)
[A National Literature]
166(8)
Emily Dickinson (1830--1886)
174(53)
67: [Success is counted sweetest]
177(1)
185: ["Faith" is a fine invention]
178(1)
213: [Did the Harebell loose her girdle]
178(1)
214: [I taste a liquor never brewed---]
179(1)
216: [Safe in their Alabaster Chambers---]
179(1)
[Draft 1]
179(1)
[Draft 2]
180(1)
241: [I like a look of Agony]
180(1)
258: [There's a certain Slant of light]
180(1)
280: [I felt a Funeral, in my Brain]
181(1)
288: [I'm Nobody! Who are you?]
182(1)
301: [I reason, Earth is short---]
182(1)
303: [The Soul selects her own Society---]
183(1)
324: [Some keep the Sabbath going to Church---]
183(1)
327: [Before I got my eye put out]
184(1)
338: [I know that He exists.]
184(1)
341: [After great pain, a formal feeling comes---]
185(1)
378: [I saw no Way---the Heavens were stitched---]
185(1)
401: [What Soft---Cherubic Creatures---]
186(1)
435: [Much Madness is divinest Sense---]
186(1)
441: [This is my letter to the World]
187(1)
448: [This was a Poet---It is That]
187(1)
465: [I heard a Fly buzz---when I died---]
188(1)
501: [This World is not Conclusion.]
188(1)
585: [I like to see it lap the Miles---]
189(1)
613: [They shut me up in Prose---]
189(1)
632: [The Brain---is wider than the Sky---]
190(1)
650: [Pain---has an Element of Blank---]
190(1)
657: [I dwell in Possibility---]
191(1)
670: [One need not be a Chamber---to be Haunted---]
191(1)
709: [Publication---is the Auction]
192(1)
712: [Because I could not stop for Death---]
193(1)
721: [Behind Me---dips Eternity---]
193(1)
754: [My life had stood---a Loaded Gun---]
194(1)
764: [Presentiment---is that long Shadow---on the Lawn]
195(1)
777: [The Loneliness One dare not sound---]
195(1)
822: [This Consciousness that is aware]
196(1)
835: [Nature and God---I neither knew]
197(1)
937: [I felt a Cleaving in my Mind---]
197(1)
986: [A narrow Fellow in the Grass]
197(1)
997: [Crumbling is not an instant's Act]
198(1)
1052: [I never say a Moor---]
199(1)
1056: [There is a Zone whose even Years]
199(1)
1071: [Perception of an object costs]
199(1)
1078: [The Bustle in a House]
200(1)
1100: [The last Night that She lived]
200(1)
1129: [Tell all the Truth but tell it slant---]
201(1)
1261: [A Word dropped careless on a Page]
202(1)
1282: [Art thou the thing I wanted?]
202(1)
[Draft 1]
202(1)
[Draft 2]
202(1)
1452: [Your thoughts dont have words every day]
203(1)
1540: [As imperceptibly as Grief]
203(1)
1545: [The Bible is an antique Volume---]
204(1)
1593: [There came a Wind like a Bugle---]
204(1)
1624: [Apparently with no surprise]
205(1)
1651: [A Word made Flesh is seldom]
205(1)
1677: [On my volcano grows the Grass]
206(1)
1678: [Peril as a Possession]
206(1)
1732: [My life closed twice before its close---]
207(1)
1755: [To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,]
207(1)
1760: [Elysium is as far as to]
207(1)
To Austin Dickinson---October 17, 1851 [How glad I am you are well]
208(1)
To Susan Gilbert Dickinson---late April 1852 [So sweet and still]
208(2)
To Susan Gilbert Dickinson---June 27, 1852 [Susie, will you indeed]
210(1)
To Austin Dickinson---March 27, 1853 [Oh my dear "Oliver,"]
211(1)
To an Unknown Recipient---about 1861 [If you saw a bullet hit a Bird]
212(2)
To T.W. Higginson---April 15, 1862 [Say if my Verse is]
214(1)
To T.W. Higginson---April 25, 1862 [Thank you for the]
214(2)
To T.W. Higginson---June 7, 1862 [Will you be my]
216(1)
To T.W. Higginson---July 1862 [My Business is Circumference]
217(1)
To Susan Gilbert Dickinson---September 1871 [To miss you, Sue,]
218(1)
To T.W. Higginson---1876 [Nature is a Haunted House]
218(1)
To Susan Gilbert Dickinson---about 1882 [With the exception of]
218(1)
To Susan Gilbert Dickinson---early October 1883 [The Vision of]
219(1)
To Susan Gilbert Dickinson---about 1884 [Morning might come]
219(1)
To T.W. Higginson---spring 1886 [I have been very ill,]
220(1)
From T.W. Higginson to his wife---August 16, 1870
221(1)
From T.W. Higginson to his wife---August 17, 1870
222(2)
Native American Literature: Assimilation and a Reemerging Tradition
224(3)
Seattle (1786--1866)
227(3)
"Our People Are Ebbing Away Like a Rapidly Receding Tide"
228(2)
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (1844--1891)
230(4)
Life Among the Piutes
232(2)
First Meeting of Piutes and Whites
232(2)
Charles Alexander Eastman (1858--1939)
234(6)
Indian Boyhood
236(4)
The Boy Hunter
236(4)
Chona (ca. 1841--1935)
240(7)
The Autobiography of Chona, a Papago Woman
241(6)
[The Powers of Enemy Slayers]
241(6)
John Rollin Ridge (1827--1867)
247(9)
The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta
249(7)
Emily Pauline Johnson (1861--1913)
256(4)
As Red Men Die
257(2)
The Song My Paddle Sings
259(1)
Alexander Lawrence Posey (1873--1908)
260(3)
Ode to Sequoyah
261(1)
On the Capture and Imprisonment of Crazy Snake
262(1)
Cherokee Oral Tradition
263(2)
The Rabbit and the Tar Wolf
264(1)
First Version
264(1)
Second Version
264(1)
Mark Twain (1835--1910)
265(81)
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
269(4)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: "Excite the Laughter of God's Creatures"
273(1)
Old Times on the Mississippi
273(11)
["One Permanent Ambition"]
273(3)
[A "Cub" Pilot's Experience; or, Learning the River]
276(8)
The Story of a Speech
284(7)
The Private History of a Campaign That Failed
291(11)
Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses
302(9)
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
311(31)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: "A Difference of Opinion"
342(1)
Corn-Pone Opinions
343(3)
William Dean Howells (1837--1920)
346(26)
My Mark Twain
351(2)
[First Meeting]
351(2)
Suburban Sketches
353(2)
[The Drowned Girl]
353(2)
Criticism and Fiction
355(7)
[Realism and the Common Man]
355(3)
[The Nature of American Fiction]
358(4)
Editha
362(10)
Andrew Garcia (1855--1943)
372(15)
Montana 1878: Tough Trip through Paradise
373(14)
Henry Adams (1838--1918)
387(18)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Higher Education
391(1)
The Education of Henry Adams
392(1)
The Dynamo and the Virgin (1900)
392(8)
The Tendency of History
400(5)
Ambrose Bierce (1842--1914)
405(9)
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
406(7)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Ambrose Bierce Definitions
413(1)
William James (1842--1910)
414(12)
The Moral Equivalent of War
416(9)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: The New Psychology
425(1)
Henry James (1843--1916)
426(80)
The Beast in the Jungle
431(29)
Daisy Miller
460(44)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Harbour of Refuge
504(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: American Innocence Lost
504(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: American Negations and Additions
505(1)
Alice James (1848--1892)
506(6)
The Diary of Alice James:
507(5)
[May 31, 1889]
507(1)
[July 12, 1889]
508(1)
[June 18, 1890]
508(1)
[July 28, 1890]
509(1)
[October 26, 1890]
509(1)
[May 31, 1891]
510(1)
[March 4, 1892]
511(1)
[March 5, 1892: Final Entry by Catherine P. Loring]
511(1)
George Washington Cable (1844--1925)
512(13)
Belles Demoiselles Plantation
513(12)
Joel Chandler Harris (1848--1908)
525(2)
Uncle Remus
526(1)
The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story
526(1)
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849--1909)
527(3)
A White Heron
529(1)
Kate Chopin (1851--1904)
530(96)
The Awakening
537(89)
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852--1930)
626(10)
A New England Nun
628(8)
Booker T. Washington (1856--1915)
636(17)
Up from Slavery
638(15)
The Struggle for an Education
638(7)
The Atlanta Exposition Address
645(8)
Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858--1932)
653(9)
Po' Sandy
655(7)
Abraham Cahan (1860--1951)
662(44)
The Imported Bridegroom
664(42)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860--1935)
706(25)
The Giant Wistaria
707(6)
The Yellow Wallpaper
713(11)
Women and Economics
724(7)
Preface
724(1)
[Sex Distinctions]
724(7)
Hamlin Garland (1860--1940)
731(11)
Under the Lion's Paw
732(10)
Edith Wharton (1862--1937)
742(38)
The Other Two
745(13)
The Eyes
758(13)
Roman Fever
771(8)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Henry James Reads Whitman
779(1)
W.E.B. Du Bois (1868--1963)
780(23)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Double Consciousness and the American Negro
782(1)
The Souls of Black Folk
783(20)
Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others
783(9)
Of the Black Belt
792(11)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869--1935)
803(13)
Richard Cory
805(1)
George Crabbe
805(1)
Miniver Cheevy
806(1)
For a Dead Lady
807(1)
Eros Turannos
808(1)
The Unforgiven
809(2)
Bewick Finzer
811(1)
The Mill
812(1)
The New Tenants
812(1)
Mr. Flood's Party
813(2)
Luke Havergal
815(1)
New England
816(1)
Stephen Crane (1871--1900)
816(55)
The Open Boat
820(16)
The Blue Hotel
836(19)
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
855(7)
An Experiment in Misery
862(7)
The Black Riders and Other Lines
869(2)
[In the desert]
869(1)
[God fashioned the ship of the world carefully.]
869(1)
[I looked here/I looked there]
870(1)
[There was a crimson clash of war.]
870(1)
[I saw a man pursuing the horizon;]
870(1)
[Many red devils ran from my heart]
871(1)
War Is Kind
871(1)
Theodore Dreiser (1871--1945)
871(19)
The Shadow
875(12)
He Got a Ride
887(3)
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872--1906)
890(9)
Frederick Douglass
892(2)
Ante-Bellum Sermon
894(2)
We Wear the Mask
896(1)
Vagrants
896(1)
Sympathy
897(1)
When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers
898(1)
Jack London (1876--1916)
899(13)
To Build a Fire
901(11)
Upton Sinclair (1878--1968)
912(13)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Paul Bourget, Chicago's "Slaughterhouse Scene"
914(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Max Weber, "This monstrous city, still more than New York a point of crystallization of the American Spirit"
914(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Peter Finley Dunne, Quotation from a Slaughterhouse Worker
915(1)
The Jungle
915(10)
[The Slaughterhouse]
915(10)
Literature of Modernism: Prose / 1912--1940 925(308)
Introduction
925(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Frederick Jackson Turner, "This Vast Shaggy Continent"
926(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The East Was Haunted for Me"
927(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Henry Roth, I Pray Thee Ask No Questions. This Is That Golden Land
928(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: H.L. Mencken, The Age of the American Novel
929(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: William March, "The Fate of Honor, Courage, and Patriotism"
931(4)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Rise of the Colored Empires"
935(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Langston Hughes, "The Road of the Serious Black Artist"
936(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Edward Earl Purington, Big Ideas for Big Business
938(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Walter Lippmann, "The Debacle of Idealism"
938(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Edmund Wilson, "The Literary Delirium"
940(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Langston Hughes, "Something Has Got to Change in America"
941(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Lionel Trilling, "The Modern Self"
943(1)
Ellen Glasgow (1873--1945)
944(16)
The Difference
946(14)
Willa Cather (1873--1947)
960(23)
Neighbour Rosicky
962(21)
Gertrude Stein (1874--1946)
983(12)
Ada
987(2)
What Are Masterpieces and Why Are There So Few of Them
989(6)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Life Magazine, August 23 and 30, 1917, Cubist Poems
995(1)
Susan Keating Glaspell (1876--1948)
995(13)
Trifles
997(11)
Sherwood Anderson (1876--1941)
1008(10)
The Egg
1011(7)
Anzia Yezierska (1880?--1970)
1018(8)
America and I
1019(7)
Jesse Redmon Fauset (1882--1961)
1026(5)
This Way to the Flea Market
1028(3)
Eugene O'Neill (1888--1953)
1031(23)
The Emperor Jones
1035(19)
Katherine Anne Porter (1890--1980)
1054(8)
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
1056(6)
Zora Neale Hurston (ca. 1891--1960)
1062(10)
The Gilded Six-bits
1064(8)
Jean Toomer (1894--1967)
1072(8)
Cane
1074(6)
Blood-Burning Moon
1074(6)
Seventh Street
1080(1)
John Dos Passos (1896--1970)
1080(10)
U.S.A.
1084(3)
The Big Money
1084(1)
Newsreel XLV
1084(1)
The Camera Eye (46)
1084(3)
The Body of an American
1087(3)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896--1940)
1090(19)
Winter Dreams
1094(15)
William Faulkner (1897--1962)
1109(40)
Spotted Horses
1113(13)
That Evening Sun
1126(11)
Barn Burning
1137(12)
Marita Bonner (1899--1971)
1149(5)
On Being Young---a Woman---and Colored
1150(4)
Ernest Hemingway (1899--1961)
1154(10)
Soldier's Home
1159(5)
Langston Hughes (1902--1967)
1164(17)
Slave on the Block
1166(6)
The Blues I'm Playing
1172(9)
John Steinbeck (1902--1968)
1181(13)
The Leader of the People
1184(10)
Nathanael West (1903--1940)
1194(8)
Miss Lonelyhearts
1196(6)
Miss Lonelyhearts, Help Me, Help Me
1196(3)
Miss Lonelyhearts and the Cripple
1199(2)
Miss Lonelyhearts Has a Religious Experience
1201(1)
Richard Wright (1908--1960)
1202(31)
Long Black Song
1205(17)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
1222(9)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: The Flow of Wisdom
1231(2)
The Literature of Modernism: Poetry / 1912--1940 1233(262)
Introduction
1233(4)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Ezra Pound, American Scenes
1237(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Wallace Stevens, "A Machine Made of Words"
1240(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Hart Crane, "I Am Concerned with the Future of America"
1241(2)
Robert Frost (1875--1963)
1243(21)
The Tuft of Flowers
1246(1)
The Pasture
1247(1)
Mending Wall
1247(2)
Home Burial
1249(3)
The Wood-Pile
1252(1)
The Road Not Taken
1253(1)
The Oven Bird
1254(1)
Birches
1254(2)
Fire and Ice
1256(1)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
1256(1)
To Earthward
1257(1)
Once by the Pacific
1258(1)
Desert Places
1258(1)
Design
1259(1)
Neither Out Far Nor In Deep
1259(1)
The Most of It
1260(1)
The Gift Outright
1261(1)
Time Out
1261(1)
Silken Tent
1262(1)
Directive
1262(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: The Figure a Poem Makes
1264(1)
Carl Sandburg (1878--1967)
1264(6)
Chicago
1266(1)
Graceland
1267(1)
Fog
1268(1)
Portrait of a Motorcar
1268(1)
Cool Tombs
1269(1)
Grass
1269(1)
Wallace Stevens (1879--1955)
1270(20)
Sunday Morning
1273(3)
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
1276(3)
Anecdote of the Jar
1279(1)
The Snow Man
1279(1)
The Idea of Order at Key West
1280(1)
A Postcard from the Volcano
1281(1)
Primitive Like an Orb
1282(3)
Final Soliloquy of the Interior Paramour
1285(1)
The Plain Sense of Things
1286(1)
The Planet on the Table
1287(1)
The River of Rivers in Connecticut
1287(1)
The Course of a Particular
1288(1)
Of Mere Being
1289(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: "What is the Poet's Function?"
1289(1)
Georgia Douglas Johnson (1880--1966)
1290(3)
The Heart of a Woman
1291(1)
Smothered Fires
1291(1)
Motherhood
1292(1)
I Want to Die While You Love Me
1292(1)
William Carlos Williams (1883--1963)
1293(22)
The Young Housewife
1296(1)
Danse Russe
1297(1)
Portrait of a Lady
1297(1)
Queen Anne's Lace
1298(1)
Paterson
1299(2)
Spring and All
1301(1)
The Rose
1302(2)
To Elsie
1304(2)
The Red Wheelbarrow
1306(1)
The Botticellian Trees
1306(1)
This Is Just to Say
1307(1)
The Yachts
1308(1)
These
1309(1)
Burning the Christmas Greens
1310(3)
The Last Words of My English Grandmother
1313(1)
The Descent
1314(1)
Ezra Pound (1885--1972)
1315(18)
Sestina: Altaforte
1321(2)
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
1323(1)
The Garden
1324(1)
Salutation
1324(1)
A Pact
1325(1)
In a Station of the Metro
1325(1)
from Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (Life and Contacts)
1325(4)
I: Ode pour l'Election de Son Sepuchre
1325(1)
II
1326(1)
III
1327(1)
IV
1328(1)
V
1328(1)
The Cantos
1329(4)
I ("And then went down to the ship,")
1329(2)
XLV ("With Usura")
1331(2)
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) (1886--1961)
1333(11)
Sea Rose
1334(1)
Sheltered Garden
1335(1)
Hermes of the Ways
1336(2)
Adonis
1338(1)
Fragment 113
1339(1)
Oread
1340(1)
Helen
1341(1)
Fragment 36
1342(2)
Robinson Jeffers (1887--1962)
1344(10)
Boats in a Fog
1347(1)
Apology for Bad Dreams
1347(3)
The Torch-Bearers' Race
1350(3)
Hurt Hawks
1353(1)
Marianne Moore (1887--1972)
1354(13)
Poetry
1356(1)
The Fish
1357(2)
In the Days of Prismatic Color
1359(1)
England
1360(1)
When I Buy Pictures
1361(1)
A Grave
1362(1)
New York
1363(1)
No Swan So Fine
1364(1)
Nevertheless
1364(2)
His Shield
1366(1)
T.S. Eliot (1888--1965)
1367(38)
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
1371(4)
Whispers of Immortality
1375(1)
Sweeney Among the Nightingales
1376(1)
Gerontion
1377(3)
The Waste Land
1380(20)
Four Quarters
1400(5)
Burnt Norton
1400(5)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Tradition and the Individual Talent
1405(1)
John Crowe Ransom (1888--1974)
1405(8)
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
1407(1)
Here Lies a Lady
1408(1)
Piazza Piece
1408(1)
Vision by Sweetwater
1409(1)
Parting, Without a Sequel
1410(1)
Dead Boy
1410(1)
The Equilibrists
1411(2)
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892--1950)
1413(4)
Oh, oh, you will be sorry for that word!
1415(1)
Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare
1415(1)
Love is not all; it is not meat nor drink
1415(1)
Hearing your words, and not a word among them
1416(1)
The Return
1416(1)
E.E. Cummings (1894--1962)
1417(15)
[in Just-]
1419(1)
[the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls]
1420(1)
[she being Brand]
1421(1)
[next to of course god america i]
1422(1)
[my sweet old etcetera]
1423(1)
[I sing of Olaf glad and big]
1424(1)
[r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r]
1425(1)
[may I feel said he]
1425(1)
[anyone lived in a pretty how town]
1426(2)
[my father moved through dooms of love]
1428(2)
[pity this busy monster, manunkind,]
1430(1)
[what if a much of a which of a wind]
1430(1)
[I(a]
1431(1)
Hart Crane (1899--1932)
1432(17)
Black Tambourine
1434(1)
Chaplinesque
1435(1)
At Melville's Tomb
1436(1)
Voyages
1436(5)
The Bridge (selections)
1441(7)
To Brooklyn Bridge
1441(1)
The Dance
1442(3)
Atlantis
1445(3)
O Carib Isle!
1448(1)
Allen Tate (1899--1979)
1449(8)
Ode to the Confederate Dead
1451(3)
Sonnets at Christmas
1454(1)
The Swimmers
1455(2)
Sterling A. Brown (1901--1989)
1457(16)
Odyssey of Big Boy
1459(2)
Sister Lou
1461(1)
Puttin' on Dog
1462(2)
Ma Rainey
1464(1)
Slim in Hell
1465(4)
Break of Day
1469(1)
Remembering Nat Turner
1470(1)
Strong Men
1471(2)
Langston Hughes (1902--1967)
1473(11)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
1475(1)
The Weary Blues
1475(1)
Dream Variations
1476(1)
Young Gal's Blues
1477(1)
I, Too
1478(1)
Madam and the Census Man
1478(1)
Dream Boogie
1479(2)
Theme for English B
1481(1)
Deferred
1482(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain
1483(1)
Countee Cullen (1903--1946)
1484(6)
Yet Do I Marvel
1485(1)
Incident
1486(1)
Heritage
1486(4)
To Certain Critics
1490(1)
Helene Johnson (1907--?)
1490(5)
Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem
1491(1)
What Do I Care for Morning
1492(1)
Remember Not
1492(1)
Invocation
1493(2)
The Literature of Postwar America: Prose / 1940--1975 1495(384)
Introduction
1495(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Larry McMurtry, The Small Towns Wither
1496(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Gerald Reitlinger, "Ashes in the Stream of the Sola"
1499(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Elie Wiesel, "But I Had No More Tears"
1499(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: John Hersey, "A Tremendous Flash of Light"
1500(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Ferdinand Lundberg and Marynia Farnham, Modern Women and the Lost Sphere of Creative Nurture
1502(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Joan Peyser, Rock and Roll
1505(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Malcolm X, "The Racist Cancer in the Body of America"
1507(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Claude Brown, "These Disillusioned Colored Pioneers"
1508(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Robert Conot, Of Blood and Darkness
1509(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Michael Herr, "So Many Casualties"
1512(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Joan Didion, Legacies of the Beat Generation
1513(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Tom Wolfe, "Amid the Peaceful Houston Elms"
1514(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Allen Ginsberg, "A Farewell to All the Promises of America"
1515(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Ken Kesey, The Age of the Combine
1518(2)
Vladimir Nabokov (1899--1977)
1520(8)
Terra Incognita
1522(6)
Eudora Welty (b. 1909)
1528(10)
Why I Live at the P.O.
1530(8)
Tennessee Williams (1911--1983)
1538(50)
The Glass Menagerie
1541(47)
John Cheever (1912--1982)
1588(5)
The Fourth Alarm
1589(4)
Ann Petry (b. 1912)
1593(30)
Miss Muriel
1594(29)
Tillie Olsen (b. 1913)
1623(7)
I Stand Here Ironing
1625(5)
Ralph Ellison (b. 1914)
1630(12)
The Battle Royal
1632(10)
Bernard Malamud (1914--1986)
1642(13)
The Magic Barrel
1643(12)
Saul Bellow (b. 1915)
1655(16)
Looking for Mr. Green
1657(14)
Arthur Miller (b. 1915)
1671(73)
Death of a Salesman
1673(71)
Walker Percy (1916--1990)
1744(8)
The Last Donahue Show
1745(7)
Hisaye Yamamoto (b. 1921)
1752(10)
Seventeen Syllables
1753(9)
Norman Mailer (b. 1923)
1762(12)
The Armies of the Night
1764(10)
History As a Novel: The Steps of the Pentagon
1764(1)
Toward a Theater of Ideas
1764(10)
James Baldwin (1924--1987)
1774(23)
Sonny's Blues
1776(21)
Flannery O'Connor (1925--1964)
1797(22)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
1799(10)
Everything That Rises Must Converge
1809(10)
Donald Barthelme (1931--1989)
1819(6)
Sentence
1821(4)
John Updike (b. 1932)
1825(9)
Separating
1827(7)
Philip Roth (b. 1933)
1834(12)
The Conversion of the Jews
1836(10)
Ernest Gaines (b. 1933)
1846(21)
The Sky is Gray
1848(19)
N. Scott Momaday (b. 1934)
1867(12)
House Made of Dawn
1869(10)
The Priest of the Sun
1869(10)
The Literature of Postwar America: Poetry / 1940--1975 1879(296)
Introduction
1879(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Robert Lowell, Confessional Poetry
1880(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Allen Ginsberg, The Long Line
1882(3)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Adrienne Rich, The Voice of Women
1885(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Hart Crane, "The Inroads of Science"
1887(3)
Louise Bogan (1897--1970)
1890(5)
Women
1891(1)
Roman Fountain
1892(1)
The Dragonfly
1892(1)
Night
1893(1)
Henceforth, from the Mind
1894(1)
Poem in Prose
1894(1)
Theodore Roethke (1908--1963)
1895(10)
Cuttings
1896(1)
Cuttings (later)
1896(1)
My Papa's Waltz
1897(1)
Dolor
1898(1)
The Lost Son
1898(5)
Elegy for Jane
1903(1)
The Waking
1904(1)
Heard in a Violent Ward
1904(1)
Charles Olson (1910--1970)
1905(8)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Black Mountain
1906(1)
Maximus, to Himself
1907(2)
I, Maximus of Gloucester, to You
1909(3)
Moonset, Gloucester, December 1, 1957, 1:58 AM
1912(1)
Elizabeth Bishop (1911--1979)
1913(15)
The Fish
1915(1)
At the Fishhouses
1916(3)
Questions of Travel
1919(1)
The Armadillo
1920(2)
Sestina
1922(1)
Filling Station
1923(1)
In the Waiting Room
1924(3)
One Art
1927(1)
North Haven
1927(1)
Robert Hayden (1913--1980)
1928(8)
Tour 5
1930(1)
Homage to the Empress of the Blues
1931(1)
Those Winter Sundays
1931(1)
Frederick Douglass
1932(1)
Aunt Jemima of the Ocean Waves
1933(2)
A Letter from Phillis Wheatley
1935(1)
William Stafford (1914--1993)
1936(5)
Traveling through the Dark
1937(1)
At the Bomb Testing Site
1938(1)
Report to Crazy Horse
1938(2)
An Introduction to Some Poems
1940(1)
Randall Jarrell (1914--1965)
1941(4)
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
1942(1)
The Woman at the Washington Zoo
1943(1)
Next Day
1944(1)
John Berryman (1914--1972)
1945(8)
The Dream Songs
1947(6)
[Huffy Henry]
1947(1)
[Filling her compact & delicious body]
1948(1)
[Life, friends,]
1949(1)
[The glories of the world]
1949(1)
[There sat down, once,]
1950(1)
[He stared at ruin.]
1950(1)
[Seedy Henry]
1951(1)
So long? Stevens
1951(1)
[The marker slants,]
1952(1)
Robert Lowell (1917--1977)
1953(12)
Memories of West Street and Lepke
1955(2)
Man and Wife
1957(1)
"To Speak of Woe That Is in Marriage"
1958(1)
Skunk Hour
1958(2)
For the Union Head
1960(2)
History
1962(1)
For John Berryman
1963(1)
Epilogue
1964(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
1965(13)
A Street in Bronzeville
1967(2)
Kitchenette Building
1967(1)
The Mother
1968(1)
Negro Hero
1969(1)
The Womanhood
1970(1)
Children of the Poor, Sonnet 2
1970(1)
Children of the Poor, Sonnet 3
1971(1)
A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi
1971(4)
The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till
1975(1)
The Blackstone Rangers
1975(2)
Young Afrikans
1977(1)
Robert Duncan (1919--1988)
1978(9)
Poetry, a Natural Thing
1979(1)
Variations On Two Dicta of William Blake
1980(4)
Such Is the Sickness of Many a Good Thing
1984(1)
A Little Language
1985(2)
William Meredith (b. 1919)
1987(6)
'Do Not Embrace Your Mind's New Negro Friend'
1988(1)
Sonnet on Rare Animals
1989(1)
Winter Verse For His Sister
1989(1)
Crossing Over
1990(1)
In Loving Memory of the Late Author of Dream Songs
1991(1)
Talking Back (To W.H. Auden)
1992(1)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (b. 1919)
1993(8)
[In Goya's Greatest Scenes We Seem to See]
1994(2)
[Sometime During Eternity]
1996(1)
[Constantly Risking Absurdity]
1997(1)
Dove Sta Amore ...
1998(1)
Dog
1999(2)
Howard Nemerov (1920--1991)
2001(4)
The Daily Globe
2002(1)
To David, About His Education
2002(1)
The Sweeper of Ways
2003(1)
Thirtieth Anniversary Report of the Class of '41
2004(1)
Ginkgoes in Fall
2005(1)
Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)
2005(8)
Folk Tune
2006(1)
The Death of a Toad
2007(1)
To an American Poet Just Dead
2008(1)
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
2009(1)
Playboy
2010(1)
The Writer
2011(1)
Cottage Street, 1953
2012(1)
James Dickey (b. 1923)
2013(8)
The Performance
2015(1)
Between Two Prisoners
2016(2)
Cherrylog Road
2018(3)
Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
2021(5)
Pleasures
2022(1)
The Dog of Art
2023(1)
The Ache of Marriage
2023(1)
O Taste and See
2024(1)
Advent 1966
2024(1)
Where Is the Angel?
2024(2)
Louis Simpson (b. 1923)
2026(6)
To the Western World
2027(1)
American Poetry
2028(1)
My Father in the Night Commanding No
2028(2)
The People Next Door
2030(2)
Riverside Drive
2032(1)
A.R. Ammons (b. 1926)
2032(10)
Apologia pro Vita Sua
2034(1)
Cascadilla Falls
2035(1)
Classic
2036(1)
Clarity
2037(1)
Treaties
2037(1)
The City Limits
2038(1)
The Eternal City
2038(1)
Easter Morning
2039(3)
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)
2042(12)
from Howl 1
2043(6)
A Supermarket in California
2049(1)
Sunflower Sutra
2050(1)
America
2051(3)
James Merrill (b. 1926)
2054(10)
The Broken Home
2056(3)
Days of 1964
2059(2)
Syrinx
2061(1)
Samos
2062(2)
Frank O'Hara (1926--1966)
2064(5)
Poem (The eager note ...)
2065(1)
The Day Lady Died
2066(1)
Ave Maria
2067(1)
Why I Am Not a Painter
2068(1)
John Ashbery (b. 1927)
2069(15)
The Painter
2071(2)
These Lacustrine Cities
2073(1)
Soonest Mended
2074(2)
The One Thing That Can Save America
2076(1)
Pyrography
2077(2)
Syringa
2079(3)
Landscapeople
2082(1)
Paradoxes and Oxymorons
2082(1)
One Coat of Paint
2083(1)
Galway Kinnell (b. 1927)
2084(10)
To Christ Our Lord
2085(1)
The Bear
2086(3)
Under the Maud Moon
2089(4)
After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
2093(1)
W.S. Merwin (b. 1927)
2094(8)
The Drunk in the Furnace
2095(1)
Noah's Raven
2096(1)
The Asians Dying
2097(1)
For a Coming Extinction
2098(1)
Under the Migrants
2099(1)
Son
2099(1)
The Burnt Child
2100(1)
Losing a Language
2101(1)
James Wright (1927--1980)
2102(11)
Lament for My Brother on a Hayrake
2103(1)
A Note Left in Jimmy Leonard's Shack
2104(1)
At the Executed Murderer's Grave
2105(2)
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
2107(1)
Having Lost My Sons, I Confront the Wreckage of the Moon
2108(1)
Two Postures Beside a Fire
2109(1)
Small Frogs Killed on the Highway
2109(1)
Hook
2110(1)
The Journey
2111(1)
Lightning Bugs Asleep in the Afternoon
2112(1)
Philip Levine (b. 1928)
2113(7)
Coming Home
2114(1)
They Feed They Lion
2115(1)
You Can Have It
2116(1)
Let Me Begin Again
2117(1)
The Life Ahead
2118(1)
Among Children
2119(1)
Anne Sexton (1928--1975)
2120(14)
Her Kind
2121(1)
Ringing the Bells
2122(1)
With Mercy for the Greedy
2123(1)
The Truth the Dead Know
2124(1)
Self in 1958
2125(1)
For My Lover, Returning to His Wife
2126(2)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
2128(4)
The Silence
2132(1)
January 1st
2133(1)
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)
2134(12)
The Middle-aged
2135(1)
Living in Sin
2136(1)
The Knight
2137(1)
Necessities of Life
2138(1)
"I Am in Danger---Sir---"
2139(1)
Trying to Talk with a Man
2140(2)
Diving into the Wreck
2142(2)
Translations
2144(1)
The Ninth Symphony of Beethoven Understood at Last as a Sexual Message
2145(1)
Gary Snyder (b. 1930)
2146(8)
This Poem Is for Bear
2147(2)
Riprap
2149(1)
Hay for the Horses
2149(1)
Sixth-Month Song in the Foothills
2150(1)
The Call of the Wild
2151(2)
Axe Handles
2153(1)
Geese Gone Beyond
2154(1)
Sylvia Plath (1932--1963)
2154(21)
Black Rook in Rainy Weather
2156(1)
The Colossus
2157(1)
Morning Song
2158(1)
Blackberrying
2159(1)
Daddy
2160(2)
Medusa
2162(2)
Ariel
2164(1)
Poppies in October
2165(1)
Lady Lazarus
2165(3)
Death & Co.
2168(1)
Kindness
2169(1)
Fever 103°
2170(2)
Winter Trees
2172(1)
The Applicant
2172(3)
The Literature of Contemporary America: Prose 2175(218)
Introduction
2175(2)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Newsweek, April 15, 1985, The War that Won't Go Away
2177(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Benjamin DeMott, Did the 1960s Damage Fiction?
2177(4)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Susan Sontag, "Something Went Dead; Something Is Still Crying"
2181(1)
Cultural Landscapes and Interiors: Ralph Ellison, Minorities and the Emerging Image of the American
2182(1)
Grace Paley (b. 1922)
2183(5)
A Conversation with My Father
2184(4)
Toni Morrison (b. 1931)
2188(11)
Song of Solomon
2190(9)
[The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Agent]
2190(9)
Gerald Vizenor (b. 1934)
2199(7)
Almost Browne
2201(5)
Don DeLillo (b. 1936)
2206(11)
Human Moments in World War III
2208(9)
Rudolfo A. Anaya (b. 1937)
2217(12)
B. Traven Is Alive and Well in Cuernavaca
2218(11)
Thomas Pynchon (b. 1937)
2229(12)
Entropy
2230(11)
Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938)
2241(13)
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
2242(12)
Raymond Carver (1939--1988)
2254(9)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
2255(8)
Bharati Mukherjee (b. 1940)
2263(12)
A Wife's Story
2265(10)
Bobbie Ann Mason (b. 1940)
2275(11)
Shiloh
2277(9)
Maxine Hong Kingston (b. 1940)
2286(10)
The Woman Warrior
2287(9)
No Name Woman
2287(9)
Max Apple (b. 1941)
2296(7)
Bridging
2297(6)
James Alan McPherson (b. 1943)
2303(12)
Why I Like Country Music
2304(11)
Alice Walker (b. 1944)
2315(8)
The Child Who Favored Daughter
2317(6)
Tim O'Brien (b. 1946)
2323(12)
The Things They Carried
2324(11)
Ann Beattie (b. 1947)
2335(6)
Jacklighting
2337(4)
David Mamet (b. 1947)
2341(14)
The Vermont Sketches
2342(13)
Leslie Marmon Silko (b. 1948)
2355(11)
Storyteller
2356(10)
Jamaica Kincaid (b. 1949)
2366(4)
My Mother
2367(3)
Louise Erdrich (b. 1954)
2370(10)
Scales
2371(9)
Helena Maria Viramontes (b. 1954)
2380(13)
The Cariboo Cafe
2381(12)
The Literature of Contemporary America: Poetry 2393(156)
Introduction
2393(3)
Derek Walcott (b. 1930)
2396(8)
A Far Cry from Africa
2397(1)
Sea Grapes
2398(1)
Preparing for Exile
2399(1)
Love after Love
2399(1)
The Sea Is History
2400(2)
Old New England
2402(1)
LII
2403(1)
Audre Lorde (1934--1992)
2404(10)
Poem for a Poet
2405(2)
Black Mother Woman
2407(1)
125th Street and Abomey
2408(1)
Walking Our Boundaries
2409(1)
Afterimages
2410(4)
Mary Oliver (b. 1935)
2414(5)
The Sun
2415(1)
When Death Comes
2416(1)
Hawk
2417(1)
Morning Poem
2418(1)
Jay Wright (b. 1935)
2419(9)
The Death of an Unfamiliar Sister
2420(2)
What Is Beautiful
2422(1)
Veil, I
2423(1)
Tlazolteotl
2424(2)
Ann Street
2426(1)
27: San Pedro/San Pablo (June 29th)
2426(2)
Lucille Clifton (b. 1936)
2428(4)
Homage to My Hips
2429(1)
Forgiving My Father
2429(1)
Miss Rosie
2430(1)
the lost baby poem
2430(1)
[Come Home From The Movies]
2431(1)
C.K. Williams (b. 1936)
2432(8)
From My Window
2433(2)
My Mother's Lips
2435(1)
The Gas Station
2436(2)
Tar
2438(2)
War
2440(1)
Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)
2440(8)
Dialog Outside the Lakeside Grocery
2442(1)
Judas
2443(1)
Life Is a Screwball Comedy
2444(2)
I'm Running For the Office of Love
2446(1)
Lake Bud
2447(1)
But Nobody Was There
2448(1)
Michael S. Harper (b. 1938)
2448(9)
American History
2449(1)
Dear John, Dear Coltrane
2450(1)
Reuben, Reuben
2451(1)
Nightmare Begins Responsibility
2452(1)
The Drowning of the Facts of a Life
2453(2)
Peace on Earth
2455(2)
Charles Simic (b. 1938)
2457(3)
Fear
2457(1)
Fork
2458(1)
The Elders
2458(1)
Prodigy
2459(1)
Dave Smith (b. 1942)
2460(6)
On a Field Trip at Fredricksburg
2461(1)
Cumberland Station
2462(2)
Rain Forest
2464(1)
Sea Owl
2465(1)
Sharon Olds (b. 1942)
2466(4)
The One Girl at the Boys' Party
2466(1)
I Go Back to May 1937
2467(1)
Cambridge Elegy
2468(1)
My Father Speaks to Me from the Dead
2469(1)
Louise Gluck (b. 1943)
2470(6)
All Hallows
2471(1)
For My Mother
2472(1)
The Drowned Children
2473(1)
The Garden
2473(3)
Ira Sadoff (b. 1945)
2476(4)
My Father's Leaving
2476(1)
In the Future
2477(1)
Nazis
2478(1)
My Mother's Funeral
2479(1)
Wendy Rose (b. 1948)
2480(5)
Walking on the prayerstick
2481(1)
To some few Hopi ancestors
2482(1)
Hopi overlay: Turquoise words going home
2483(1)
Vanishing point: Urban Indian
2484(1)
Academic squaw
2484(1)
Jorie Graham (b. 1951)
2485(6)
The Geese
2487(1)
Over and Over Stitch
2488(1)
Mind
2489(1)
My Garden, My Daylight
2490(1)
Joy Harjo (b. 1951)
2491(9)
Anchorage
2492(2)
For Alva Benson, And For Those Who Have Learned To Speak
2494(1)
The Woman Hanging From The Thirteenth Floor Window
2495(2)
New Orleans
2497(2)
What I Should Have Said
2499(1)
Garrett Hongo (b. 1951)
2500(5)
Yellow Light
2500(2)
Off from Swing Shift
2502(1)
And Your Soul Shall Dance
2503(1)
Mendocino Rose
2504(1)
Andrew Hudgins (b. 1951)
2505(4)
The Unpromised Land
2506(1)
Praying Drunk
2507(2)
Alberto Rios (b. 1952)
2509(8)
Lost on September Trail, 1967
2511(2)
Mi Abuelo
2513(1)
Nani
2514(1)
Indentations in the Sugar
2515(1)
The Good Lunch of Oceans
2516(1)
Rita Dove (b. 1952)
2517(9)
Dusting
2518(1)
Parsley
2519(2)
Fiammetta Breaks Her Peace
2521(1)
Roast Possum
2522(2)
Poem in Which I Refuse Contemplation
2524(1)
Mississippi
2525(1)
In a Neutral City
2525(1)
Cathy Song (b. 1955)
2526(7)
Lost Sister
2527(1)
The Youngest Daughter
2528(2)
The White Porch
2530(1)
Beauty and Sadness
2531(2)
Li-Young Lee (b. 1957)
2533(9)
Eating Together
2533(1)
The City in Which I Love You
2534(5)
The Gift
2539(1)
Persimmons
2540(2)
Elizabeth Alexander (b. 1962)
2542(7)
Deadwood Dick
2543(1)
Letter: Blues
2543(1)
The Dirt-Eaters
2544(2)
Butter
2546(3)
Acknowledgments 2549(10)
Index 2559

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