Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature by Stephen A. CushmanNation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature by Stephen A. Cushman

Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature

EditorStephen A. Cushman, Paul Newlin

Paperback | July 22, 2005

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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 that can comfortably be carried to the classroom.

Beginning with Twain and Howells, the 127 selections include poetry, fiction, and essays, and span the decades through the poems of Ginsburg and Plath.
Stephen Cushman, professor of English at the University of Virginia, earned his doctorate at Yale University. His publications include several books, including Fictions of Form in American Poetry (1993) and William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of Measure (1985). He is currently working on a book about verbal and visual representatio...
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Title:Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10 × 7.8 × 0.8 inPublished:July 22, 2005Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:1881089908

ISBN - 13:9781881089902

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Table of Contents

1. Samuel L. Clemens.

2. William Dean Howells.

3. Ambrose Bierce.

4. Henry James.

5. Joel Chandler Harris.

6. Sarah Orne Jewett.

7. Kate Chopin.

8. Charles Waddell Chesnutt.

9. Booker T. Washington.

10.Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

11.Hamlin Garland.

12.Edith Wharton.

13.Edgar Lee Masters.

14.W. E. B. Du Bois.

15.Edwin Arlington Robinson.

16.Frank Norris.

17.Stephen Crane.

18.Theodore Dreiser.

19.Willa Cather.

20.Robert Frost.

21.Sherwood Anderson.

22.Jack London.

23.Carl Sandburg.

24.Wallace Stevens.

25.William Carlos Williams.

26.Sinclair Lewis.

27.Ezra Pound.

28.H.D. (Hilda Doolittle).

29.Marianne Moore.

30.T.S. Eliot.

31.John Crowe Ransom.

32.Claude Mckay.

33.Zora Neale Hurston.

34.Edna St. Vincent Millay.

35.ee cummings.

36.Jean Toomer.

37.F. Scott Fitzgerald.

38.William Faulkner.

39.Hart Crane.

40.Ernest Hemingway.

41.Langston Hughes.

42.Theodore Roethke.

43.Richard Wright.

44.Elizabeth Bishop.

45.John Berryman.

46.Ralph Ellison.

47.Robert Lowell.

48.James Baldwin.

49.Flannery O'Conner.

50.Allen Ginsberg.

51.Sylvia Plath.

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