Texts from The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th Ed.:

  • Washington Irving, “Rip Van Winkle”
  • William Apess, “An Indian’s Looking-Glass for the White Man”
  • Henry W. Longfellow, “The Slave’s Dream”
  • Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself”
  • Emily Dickinson, poems no. 122, 359, 372, 479, 591, 1263
  • Bret Harte, “The Luck of Roaring Camp”
  • Mary Wilkins Freeman, “A New England Nun”
  • Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Stephen Crane, “The Open Boat”
  • Henry James, “The Beast in the Jungle”
  • Charles W. Chesnutt, “The Wife of His Youth”
  • Edith Wharton, “The Other Two”


Novels to be bought separately:

  •  Lillie Devereux Blake: Fettered for Life (Feminist Press)
  •  Kate Chopin: The Awakening (Norton Critical Edition)
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