Texts from The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 7th Ed.:

  • William Apess, “An Indian’s Looking-Glass for the White Man”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The American Scholar”
  • Henry David Thoreau, extracts from Walden (“Economy” and “Conclusion”)
  • Henry W. Longfellow, “The Slave’s Dream”
  • Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself”
  • Emily Dickinson, poems no. 122, 359, 372, 479, 591, 1263
  • Edgar Allan Poe, “The Purloined Letter”
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne, “My Kinsman, Major Molineux”
  • Herman Melville, “Benito Cereno”
  • Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Charles W. Chesnutt, “The Wife of His Youth”
  • Edith Wharton, “The Other Two”

Novels to be bought separately:

  • Henry James, Roderick Hudson (Penguin Classics)
  • Kate Chopin, The Awakening (Norton Critical Editions)

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