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American literature resources

  1. 1. PERIODS, AUTHORS & BOOKS.
  2. 2. From 1850 to 1900 The Conquers.  Romantic poetry. Puritans.  Individualism. Illustration.  North & South, Transcendentalis. Emancipation & Slavery. Romanticisims. The Civil War.  Realism & Naturalism. Renaissance.  Cosmopolitism.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850THE CONQUERS: Exploring the new continent. • “Naufragios” by Cabeza de Vaca • “General History of Virginia” by John Smith
  5. 5. FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 PURITANS: Early puritan records. • “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford •“A Model of Christian Charity by John Winthrop
  6. 6. FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1850 PURITANS: Doctrine, semón & captivity narratives.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. FROM 1850 TO 1900ROMANTIC POETRY: Individuality & the self. • “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” by Walt Whitman. • “Selected Poems” by Emily Dickinson.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. FROM 1850 TO 1900NORTH & SOUTH, EMANCIPATION & SLAVERY. The Civil War.• “Chickamauga” by Ambrose Bierce.
  13. 13. FROM 1850 TO 1900REALISM & NATURALISM • “Maggie, A Girl of the Streets” by Stephen Crane. • “The Age of Innocence” by Edith Wharton.
  14. 14. FROM 1850 TO 1900COSMOPOLITANISM: Europe in America. • “Daisy Miller” by Henry James.

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