Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature, Volume 1 by Stephen A. CushmanNation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature, Volume 1 by Stephen A. Cushman

Nation of Letters: A Concise Anthology of American Literature, Volume 1

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 thatcan comfortably be carried to the classroom.

Beginning with Native American legends, the 112 selections include poetry, fiction, and essays, and span the decades through the poems of Emily Dickinson.
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 Literature, Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 0.76 inPublished:July 22, 2005Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:193338509X

ISBN - 13:9781933385099

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Table of Contents

1. Native American Legends.

2. John Smith (1580-1631).

3. William Bradford (1590-1657).

4. Anne Bradstreet (c.1612-1672).

5. Mary Rowlandson (c.1637-1711).

6. Edward Taylor (c.1642-1729).

7. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758).

8. Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826).

9. St. John de Crevecoeur (1735-1813).

10.Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).

11.Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784).

12.Philip Freneau (1752-1832).

13.Washington Irving (1783-1859).

14.James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851).

15.William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878).

16.Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).

17.Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).

18.Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849).

19.Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).

20.Frederick Douglass (1818-1895).

21.Herman Melville (1819-1891).

22.Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).

23.Walt Whitman (1819-1892).

24.Emily Dickerson (1830-1886).

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