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American Voices, Volume 2: Readings in History and Literature

American Voices, Volume 2: Readings in History and Literature

Robert D. Marcus (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-881-08905-6

Jul 1992, Wiley-Blackwell

448 pages

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Eighteen full and lengthy selections from Margaret Leech, Helen Hunt Jackson, Edward Bellamy, Frederick Jackson Turner, Andy Adams, Jane Addams, Lincoln Steffens, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Upton Sinclair, Sinclair Lewis, John Dos Passos, Ruth McKenney, John Steinbeck, Henry Roth, Ralph Ellison, the Port Huron Statement, the Walker Report, and Greil Marcus.
1. Margaret Leech, Arrival of a Westerner (1941).

2. Helen Hunt Jackson, A Century of Dishonor (1881).

3. Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888).

4. Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the Frontier in American History (1893).

5. Andy Adams, The Log of a Cowboy (1903).

6. Jane Addams, A Modern Lear (1912).

7. Lincoln Steffens, Philadelphia: Corrupt and Contented (1904).

8. Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905).

9. Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906).

10. Sinclair Lewis, Main Street (1920).

11. John Dos Passos, U.S.A. (1937).

12. Ruth McKenney, Industrial Valley (1939).

13. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939).

14. Henry Roth, Call It Sleep (1934).

15. Ralph Ellison, A Blacks Education (1947).

16. Students for a Democratic Society, The Port Huron Statement (1962).

17. Daniel Walker, The Walker Report (1968).

18. Greil Marcus, Elvis: Presliad (1976).