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Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature, Volume 1, 2nd Edition

Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature, Volume 1, 2nd Edition

Stephen A. Cushman (Editor), Paul Newlin (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-933-38509-9

Jul 2005

408 pages

Select type: Paperback

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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.

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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).

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