Texts from The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th (or 9th) Edition:

  • Washington Irving, “Rip Van Winkle”
  • William Apess, “An Indian’s Looking-Glass for the White Man”
  • Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Henry W. Longfellow, “The Slave's Dream”
  • Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself”
  • Emily Dickinson, poems no. 207, 260, 269, 340, 448, 788: letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson (April 25, 1862)
  • Bret Harte, “The Luck of Roaring Camp”
  • Mary Wilkins Freeman, “A New England Nun”
  • Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Henry James, “The Beast in the Jungle”
  • William Dean Howells, “Editha”
  • 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 or University of Michigan Press)
  •  Kate Chopin: The Awakening (Norton Critical Edition)
Published Oct. 29, 2018 2:21 PM - Last modified Dec. 30, 2018 2:18 PM