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American Writers

  1. 1. WORLD-KNOWN AMERICAN WRITERS Presented by: Diana Maler, 1LM2 11.02.2014
  2. 2.  Yale University, member of Linonian Society  U.S Navy, midshipman  LeatherstockingTales  The Last of Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851 History of the Navy of the USA
  3. 3.  Mystery and the Macabre  John and Frances Allan, of Richmond,Virginia  Tamerlane and other Poems  The Raven  The Fall of the house of Usher  The tell tale heart  Murders in the Rue Morgue  Purloined Letter Edgar Allan Poe January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849
  4. 4.  Leader of the Abolitionist movement  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave  Life andTimes of Frederick Douglass  Women's Suffrage Frederick Douglass February 1818 – February 20, 1895  I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong
  5. 5.  1969 memoir, I know why the caged bird sings  Drama Georgia  TonyAward, LookAway (1973)  EmmyAward, Roots (1977)  All God s Children Need  Just give a cool Drink of Water Fore I Die Maya Angelou April 4, 1928  On the pulse of Morning
  6. 6.  DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx  Go tell it on the Mountain  Giovanni's room  Another Country  Just above my head James Baldwin August 2, 1924- December 1, 1987 Once I found myself on the other side of the ocean, I see where I came from very clearly...I am the grandson of a slave, and I am writer. I must deal with both

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