Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature / Edition 2

Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature / Edition 2

by Stephen A. Cushman, Paul Newlin
ISBN-10:
193338509X
ISBN-13:
9781933385099
Pub. Date:
07/28/2005
Publisher:
Wiley
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Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature / Edition 2

Nation of Letters evokes the wisdom and artistic literary expression inherent in the American experience at its best. The editors have produced an anthology of manageable size and affordable length, one thatcan comfortably be carried to the classroom.

Beginning with Native American legends, the 112 selections include poetry, fiction, and essays, and span the decades through the poems of Emily Dickinson.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933385099
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 1,072,390
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

1. Native American Legends.

2. John Smith (1580-1631).

3. William Bradford (1590-1657).

4. Anne Bradstreet (c.1612-1672).

5. Mary Rowlandson (c.1637-1711).

6. Edward Taylor (c.1642-1729).

7. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758).

8. Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826).

9. St. John de Crevecoeur (1735-1813).

10.Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).

11.Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784).

12.Philip Freneau (1752-1832).

13.Washington Irving (1783-1859).

14.James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851).

15.William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878).

16.Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).

17.Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).

18.Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849).

19.Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).

20.Frederick Douglass (1818-1895).

21.Herman Melville (1819-1891).

22.Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).

23.Walt Whitman (1819-1892).

24.Emily Dickerson (1830-1886).

Bibliography.

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