From 1850 to 1900 The Conquers. Romantic poetry. Puritans. Individualism. Illustration. North & South, Transcendentalis. Emancipation & Slavery. Romanticisims. The Civil War. Realism & Naturalism. Renaissance. Cosmopolitism.
From 1850 to 1900 Cabeza de Vaca, John Smith. Walt Whitman, Emily William Fradford, John Dickinson. Winthrop. Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Jack Cotton Mather, Johathan London, Frank Norris. Edwards, Mary Ronaldson. Ambrose Bierce. Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Stephen Crane, Edith Warton. Franklin. Henry James. Washington Irvin. Ralph W. Emerson, Henry D. Thoreau. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar A. Poe, H. Melville.
FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850THE CONQUERS: Exploring the new continent. • “Naufragios” by Cabeza de Vaca • “General History of Virginia” by John Smith
FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 PURITANS: Early puritan records. • “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford •“A Model of Christian Charity by John Winthrop
FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 PURITANS: Doctrine, semón & captivity narratives.
FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 ILLUSTRATION: The creation of a New Nation. • “Declaration of Independence” by Thomas Jefferson. • “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin” by Benjamin Franklin.
FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 TRANSCENDENTALISM: The rise of a National Literature. • “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. • “Self-reliance” by Ralph W. Emerson. • “Walden” by Henry D. Thoreau
FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 ROMANTICISM: An American Renaissance. • “Rappacini’s Daughter” by N. Hawthorne. • “The Murders in The Rue Mongue” by E. A. Poe. • “Moby Dick” by H. Melville
FROM 1850 TO 1900ROMANTIC POETRY: Individuality & the self. • “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” by Walt Whitman. • “Selected Poems” by Emily Dickinson.
FROM 1850 TO 1900INDIVIDUALISM • “The Luck of Roaring Camp” by Bret Harte. •“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. •“What life means to me” by Jack London. • “The Octopus” by Frank Norris.
FROM 1850 TO 1900NORTH & SOUTH, EMANCIPATION & SLAVERY. The Civil War.• “Chickamauga” by Ambrose Bierce.
FROM 1850 TO 1900REALISM & NATURALISM • “Maggie, A Girl of the Streets” by Stephen Crane. • “The Age of Innocence” by Edith Wharton.
FROM 1850 TO 1900COSMOPOLITANISM: Europe in America. • “Daisy Miller” by Henry James.