By Bob Blaisdell
On the finish of the Civil battle, one other lengthy and onerous fight started because the state tried to reunite. Literature provided a direction towards harmony, and this concise anthology surveys the writings of significant American authors from the war's finish to the sunrise of the Jazz Age.
Featured works contain these of Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, and different poets. Mark Twain is prominently represented one of the storytellers, besides Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. 3 brief novels seem of their entirety: Daisy Miller via Henry James, The name of the Wild through Jack London, and Ethan Frome by way of Edith Wharton. Speeches by means of Sitting Bull and Theodore Roosevelt, memoirs by way of Booker T. Washington and Helen Keller, and plenty of different choices recapture a colourful period in American literature. Informative introductory notes complement the authoritative texts.
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Literature provided a direction towards cohesion, and this concise anthology surveys the writings of significant American authors from the war’s finish to the sunrise of the Jazz Age. Featured works contain these of Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, and different poets. Mark Twain is prominently represented one of the storytellers, besides Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. 3 brief novels look of their entirety: Daisy Miller by means of Henry James, the decision of the Wild through Jack London, and Ethan Frome by way of Edith Wharton. Speeches through Sitting Bull and Theodore Roosevelt, memoirs via Booker T. Washington and Helen Keller, and plenty of different choices recapture a colourful period in American literature. Informative introductory notes and proposals for additional examining complement the authoritative texts. ”— supplied by way of writer. contains bibliographical references. quantity I: eISBN-13: 978-0-486-79901-8 quantity II: eISBN-13: 978-0-486-79889-9 1. American literature. I. Blaisdell, Robert, editor of compilation. PS507. D68 2014 810. 8—dc23 2014010332 synthetic within the usa by way of Courier company 78077501 2014 www. doverpublications. com Contents notice Emily Dickinson [Escape] (c. 1859) [Compensation] (c. 1859) “A wounded deer leaps maximum” (c. 1860) “Heaven is what i will not achieve” (c. 1861) [Hope] (c. 1861) “There’s a undeniable slant of sunshine” (c. 1861) “I’m no one! who're you? (c. 1861) “The nearest dream recedes, unrealized” (c. 1861) [The grasp] (c. 1862) [In the backyard] (c. 1862) [Retrospect] (c. 1862) “I died for attractiveness, yet was once scarce” (c. 1862) [Dying] (c. 1862) “It used to be no longer loss of life, for I stood up” (c. 1862) [The Railway educate] (c. 1862) [The secret of soreness] (c. 1862) [A Thunder-storm] (c. 1864) [The misplaced concept] (c. 1864) [The Snake] (c. 1865) “Nature rarer makes use of yellow” (c. 1865) [A e-book] (c. 1873) [The Humming-Bird] (c. 1879) Letters to Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1862–1869) Mark Twain Chapters forty two and fifty three from Roughing It (1872) bankruptcy 2 from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) Chapters 1, 4–7, 12–13, 23 from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) To the Whitefriars (1899) Sitting Bull, Tatanka Yotanka Behold, My acquaintances, the Spring Is Come (1875) This Land Belongs to Us (c. 1882) Bret Harte My good friend, the Tramp (1878) Henry James Daisy Miller (1878) Ulysses S. supply bankruptcy sixteen from own Memoirs of U. S. provide (1885) Ambrose Bierce a difficult Tussle (1888) An prevalence at Owl Creek Bridge (1890) Mary E. Wilkins Freeman The rebellion of “Mother” (1891) Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Yellow Wallpaper (1892) If I have been a guy (1914) Paul Laurence Dunbar Sympathy (1896) We put on the masks (1896) The Scapegoat (1904) Navajo, Pima, Inuit tune from the Mountain Chant (1896) Quail tune (1903) Dance music (1913–1918) Stephen Crane The Little Regiment (1896) Kate Chopin a couple of Silk Stockings (1897) Azélie (1897) Charles W. Chesnutt Uncle Wellington’s better halves (1899) Booker T. Washington bankruptcy 2: Boyhood Days from Up from Slavery (1901) Helen Keller Chapters 4–7 from the tale of My existence (1903) Jack London the decision of the Wild (1903) Theodore Roosevelt The normal ask yourself of the Grand Canyon (1903) O.