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dc.contributor.editor Belasco, Susan en_US
dc.contributor.editor Johnson, Linck en_US
dc.coverage.temporal 1865-2008 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-19T20:34:54Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-19T20:34:54Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.isbn 0-312-48299-X en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-312-48299-2 en_US
dc.identifier.other 2006921308 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/5098
dc.description.abstract Prepared by recognized scholars and devoted teachers, The Bedford Anthology of American Literature brings the canon of American literature down to a manageable size. Half the length of other leading anthologies, and offered at a much lower price, the anthology reflects years of firsthand experience in the classroom and extensive research on what instructors are actually teaching in the survey course today. Prepared expressly for students and informed by the new understandings of and approaches to American literature that have emerged during the last 30 years, the anthology is lavishly illustrated and features several pedagogical innovations that help students engage with the literature. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents VOLIME TWO: 1865 TO THE PRESENT American Literature, 1865–1914 Introduction The Aftermath of the Civil War Comparative Timeline Expansion, Industrialization, and the Emergence of Modern America Map: Immigrants to the United States, 1900 Innovation, Technology, and the Literary Marketplace Realism, Regionalism, and Naturalism Introduction ] AMERICAN CONTEXTS ] “THE AMERICA OF THE MIND”: CRITICS, WRITERS, AND THE REPRESENTATION OF REALITY ] Introduction ] Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823–1911) ] FROM A Plea for Culture ] Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904) ] Recent American Novels ] Julian Hawthorne (1846–1934) ] FROM The American Element in Fiction ] Henry James (1843–1916) ] FROM The Art of Fiction ] Anonymous (A “Lady from Philadelphia”) ] FROM The Coming American Novelist ] William Dean Howells (1837–1920) ] FROM Criticism and Fiction ] Hamlin Garland (1860–1940) ] FROM Literary Emancipation of the West ] Frank Norris (1870–1902) ] A Plea for Romantic Fiction Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) (1835–1910) Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog A True Story, Repeated Word for Word as I heard It Old Times on the Mississippi, sections I–III The Private History of a Campaign that Failed The War Prayer William Dean Howells (1837–1920) Editha Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914?) Chickamauga Henry James (1843–1916) *Daisy Miller The Real Thing Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) A White Heron Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852–1930) A New England Nun Kate Chopin (1850–1904) At the ’Cadian Ball The Storm: A Sequel to the ’Cadian Ball Charles W. Chesnutt (1858–1932) The Passing of Grandison Pauline E. Hopkins (1859–1930) “As the Lord Lives, He Is One of Our Mother’s Children” Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935) The Yellow Wall-Paper Abraham Cahan (1860–1951) A Ghetto Wedding Edith Wharton (1862–1937) The Other Two Sui Sin Far (Edith Maud Eaton) (1865–1914) In the Land of the Free Mary Austin (1868–1934) The Basket Maker Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935) The House on the Hill Luke Havergal Zola Richard Cory Miniver Cheevy Eros Turannos The Mill Mr. Flood’s Party Frank Norris (1870–1902) A Deal in Wheat Stephen Crane (1871–1900) *The Open Boat FROM The Black Riders and Other Lines I [Black riders came from the sea.] III [In the desert] X [Should the wide world roll away] XIV [There was a crimson clash of war.] XIX [A god in wrath] XXIV [I saw a man pursuing the horizon] XLVI [I was in darkness;] [Many red devils ran from my heart] FROM War Is Kind I [Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind.] XXI [A man said to the universe;] FROM Uncollected Poems [A man adrift on a slim spar] Theodore Dreiser (1871–1945) Butcher Rogaum’s Door Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906) An Ante-bellum Sermon We Wear the Mask Sympathy Willa Cather (1873–1947) A Wagner Matinée Jack London (1876–1916) The Law of Life Writing “American” Lives Introduction José Martí (1853–1895) Impressions of America, I and III Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (1844–1891) Life among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims FROM Chapter 1: First Meeting of Piutes and Whites Zitkala-·a (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin) (1876–1938) The School Days of an Indian Girl Booker T. Washington (1856–1915) Up from Slavery Chapter 14: The Atlanta Exposition Address W. E. B. Du Bois (1868 –1963) The Souls of Black Folk I. Of Our Spiritual Strivings III. Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others Henry Adams (1838–1918) The Education of Henry Adams Preface Chapter XXV. The Dynamo and the Virgin Mary Antin (1881–1949) The Promised Land FROM Chapter 9: The Promised Land American Literature, 1914–1945 Introduction Art and Society in the Era of the Great War Comparative Timeline American Culture in the 1920s Map: The Great Migration, 1914–1930 From the Great Depression to World War II Modernisms in American Poetry Introduction ] AMERICAN CONTEXTS ] “MAKE IT NEW”: POETS ON POETRY ] Introduction ] Harriet Monroe (1860–1936) ] The Motive of the Magazine ] Ezra Pound (1885–1972) ] FROM A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste ] Amy Lowell (1874–1925) ] The New Manner in Modern Poetry ] T. S. Eliot (1888–1965) ] FROM Tradition and the Individual Talent ] James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) ] FROM The Preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry ] Mina Loy (1882–1966) ] FROM Modern Poetry ] Langston Hughes (1902–1967) ] The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain ] Hart Crane (1899–1932) ] FROM Modern Poetry ] Robert Frost (1874–1963) ] The Figure a Poem Makes ] William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) ] Introduction to The Wedge James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) The Creation Amy Lowell (1874–1925) The Taxi Aubade Venus Transiens Madonna of the Evening Flowers A Decade Meeting-House Hill Robert Frost (1874–1963) Mending Wall Home Burial After Apple-Picking The Road Not Taken Birches “Out, Out —” The Oven Bird” Fire and Ice Design Nothing Gold Can Stay Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Desert Places The Gift Outright Georgia Douglas Johnson (1877–1966) The Heart of a Woman Black Woman Cosmopolite I Want to Die While You Love Me Carl Sandburg (1878–1967) Chicago The Harbor Graceland A Fence Fog Prayers of Steel Cool Tombs Grass Wallace Stevens (1879–1955) Sunday Morning Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird The Death of a Soldier Anecdote of the Jar The Snow Man The Emperor of Ice-Cream A High-Toned Old Christian Woman The Idea of Order at Key West Of Modern Poetry The Plain Sense of Things Mina Loy (1882–1966) Love Songs William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) Tract The Young Housewife Danse Russe Portrait of a Lady Willow Poem Queen-Anne’s-Lace The Widow’s Lament in Springtime The Great Figure Spring and All To Elsie The Red Wheelbarrow This Is Just to Say These A Sort of a Song Ezra Pound (1885–1972) Portrait d’une Femme A Virginal The Return A Pact The Rest In a Station of the Metro [First Version] In a Station of the Metro [Final Version] FROM Cathay The River Merchant’s Wife: A Letter The Jewel Stairs’ Grievance Lament of the Frontier Guard Taking Leave of a Friend H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) (1886–1961) Oread Garden Mid-day Sheltered Garden Leda Helen Marianne Moore (1887–1972) Poetry [First Version] Poetry [Final Version] The Fish A Grave To a Snail What Are Years? Jun Fujita (1888–1963) Diminuendo Michigan Boulevard Chicago River My Sister T. S. Eliot (1888–1965) The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock *The Waste Land The Journey of the Magi Burnt Norton Claude McKay (1889–1948) The Harlem Dancer If We Must Die The Lynching America Africa Outcast Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950) First Fig Second Fig [Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare.] [I, being born a woman and distressed] [Oh, oh, you will be sorry for that word!] To Inez Milholland Justice Denied in Massachusetts E. E. Cummings (1894–1962) [in Just-] [Buffalo Bill ’s] [the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls] [“next to of course god america i] [my sweet old etcetera] [sing of Olaf glad and big] [you shall above all things be glad and young.] [anyone lived in a pretty how town] [thank You God for most this amazing] Charles Reznikoff (1894–1976) Testimony Hart Crane (1899–1932) Voyages I–VI To Brooklyn Bridge The Broken Tower Sterling A. Brown (1901–1989) Ma Rainey Strong Men Tin Roof Blues Langston Hughes (1902–1967) The Negro Speaks of Rivers Mother to Son Jazzonia I, Too The Weary Blues Cross Down and Out Brass Spittoons Angels Wings Mulatto Afro-American Fragment Christ in Alabama Dream Boogie Harlem Countee Cullen (1903–1946) Yet Do I Marvel Heritage From the Dark Tower The Emergence of Modern American Drama Introduction Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) *Trifles Eugene O’Neill (1888–1953) *The Emperor Jones At Home and Abroad: American Fiction between the Wars Introduction ] AMERICAN CONTEXTS ] FROM THE GREAT WAR TO THE GREAT DEPRESSION: AMERICAN WRITERS AND THE CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY ] Introduction ] Sherwood Anderson (1876–1941) ] FROM Apology for Crudity ] Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) ] FROM Composition as Explanation ] Donald Davidson (1893–1968) ] FROM A Mirror for Artists, in I’ll Take My Stand ] Michael Gold (1893–1967) ] FROM Proletarian Realism ] Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) ] FROM Characteristics of Negro Expression ] John Dos Passos (1896–1970) ] The Writer as Technician ] Richard Wright (1908–1960) ] FROM Blueprint for Negro Writing Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) Ada Miss Furr and Miss Skeene Picasso Sherwood Anderson (1876–1941) FROM Winesburg, Ohio The Book of the Grotesque Hands Paper Pills Katherine Anne Porter (1890–1980) Flowering Judas Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) The Gilded Six-Bits Nella Larsen (1891–1964) Sanctuary María Cristina Mena (1893–1965) The Vine Leaf Jean Toomer (1894–1967) FROM Cane Portrait in Georgia Blood Burning Moon Seventh Street F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940) The Ice Palace John Dos Passos (1896–1970) 1919—Two Portraits Vag William Faulkner (1897–1962) That Evening Sun Barn Burning Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) Big Two-Hearted River John Steinbeck (1902–1968) Flight Richard Wright (1908–1960) Almos’ a Man Eudora Welty (1909–2001) A Worn Path Carlos Bulosan (1911–1956) The End of the War American Literature Since 1945 Introduction Comparative Timeline From Modernism to Postmodernism Introduction Theodore Roethke (1908–1963) My Papa’s Waltz Cuttings Cuttings (later) Root Cellar The Waking I Knew a Woman The Far Field Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979) Sestina The Armadillo Brazil, January 1. 1502 In the Waiting Room One Art Tennessee Williams (1911–1983) *Portrait of a Madonna Robert Hayden (1913–1980) Middle Passage Tillie Olsen (1912?–2007) I Stand Here Ironing John Berryman (1914–1972) FROM The Dream Songs 1 [Huffy Henry hid the day,] 4 [Filling her compact & delicious body] 14 [Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so.] 26 [The glories of the world struck me, made me aria, once.] 45 [He stared at ruin. Ruin stared straight back.] 77 [Seedy Henry rose up shy in de world] 384 [The marker slants, flowerless, day’s almost done,] Ralph Ellison (1913–1994) The Invisible Man Bernard Malamud (1914–1986) The First Seven Years Saul Bellow (1915–2005) Looking for Mr. Green Arthur Miller (1915–2005) *Death of a Salesman Robert Lowell (1917–1977) Memories of West Street and Lepke Skunk Hour For the Union Dead Waking Early Sunday Morning Gwendolyn Brooks (1917–2000) FROM A Street in Bronzeville kitchenette building the mother a song in the front yard the preacher: ruminates behind the sermon The Bean Eaters We Real Cool Malcolm X Hisaye Yamamoto (b. 1921) Seventeen Syllables James Baldwin (1924–1987) Notes of a Native Son Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964) A Good Man Is Hard to Find Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) *Howl John Ashbery (b. 1927) The One Thing That Can Save America My Erotic Double Paradoxes and Oxymorons One Coat of Paint Edward Albee (b. 1928) The Sandbox Adrienne Rich (b. 1929) Trying to Talk with a Man A Valediction Forbidding Mourning Diving into the Wreck Power Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929) She Unnames Them Gary Snyder (b. 1930) Riprap Beneath My Hand and Eye the Distant Hills, Your Body Wave Axe Handles Ripples on the Surface Donald Barthelme (1931–1989) The School Toni Morrison (b. 1931) Recitatif Sylvia Plath (1932–1963) Morning Song Blackberrying Mirror Daddy Lady Lazarus John Updike (b. 1932) A & P Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) (b. 1934) *Dutchman Audre Lorde (1934–1992) Coal The Woman Thing Black Mother Woman Stations Don DeLillo (b. 1936) Videotape Michael S. Harper (b. 1938) American History Dear John, Dear Coltrane Martin’s Blues “Bird Lives”: Charles Parker in St. Louis Raymond Carver (1938–1988) Are These Actual Miles? Gloria Anzaldúa (1942–2004) El sonavabitche Alice Walker (b. 1944) Everyday Use Tim O’Brien (b. 1946) The Things They Carried Leslie Marmon Silko (b. 1948) Yellow Woman Joy Harjo (b. 1951) New Orleans Anchorage If You Look with the Mind of the Swirling Earth The Land Is a Poem Rita Dove (b. 1952) David Walker The House Slave Kentucky, 1833 Canary History Sandra Cisneros (b. 1954) Mericans Martín Espada (b. 1957) Bully Latin Night at the Pawnshop Federico’s Ghost Alabanza: In Praise of Local 100 Sherman Alexie (b. 1966) What You Pawn I Will Redeem ] AMERICAN CONTEXTS ] “INVENTING THE TRUTH”: THE CONTEMPORARY MEMOIR ] Introduction ] N. Scott Momaday (b. 1934) ] FROM The Names: A Memoir ] Maxine Hong Kingston (b. 1940) ] FROM The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts ] Annie Dillard (b. 1945) ] FROM An American Childhood ] David Mamet (b. 1947) ] The Rake: Scenes from My Childhood ] bell hooks (b. 1952) ] FROM Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood ] Gary Soto (b. 1952) ] Like Mexicans en_US
dc.format.medium Cover, table of contents en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Bedford/ St. Martin en_US
dc.subject.lcsh American literature en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- Literary collections en_US
dc.title The Bedford Anthology of American Literature, Vol. 2: 1865 to the Present en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.date.digitized 2010 en_US
dc.publisher.digitized Department of English en_US
dc.publisher.digitization University of Texas Arlington en_US

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