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Widely known as the anthology that best unites tradition with innovation, The American Tradition in Literature is proud to enter its fifth decade of leadership among textbook anthologies of American literature.Each volume continues to offer a flexible organization, with literary merit as the guiding principle of selection. The new photos and illustrations illuminate the texts and literary/historical timelines help students put works in context.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
An age of expansion, 1865-1910 From Romanticism to Realism Regionalism
The Gilded Age Timeline An Age of Expansion
New voices in poetry walt whitman (1819–1892)
Song of Myself I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing Crossing Brooklyn
Ferry Out of the Cradle Endlessly
Rocking When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer Cavalry Crossing a Ford When
Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd To a Common Prostitute
A Noiseless Patient Spider
Emily dickinson (1830-1886) 49
[I never lost as much but twice] 67
[Success is counted sweetest]p. 130
[These are the days when Birds come back—]p. 214
[I taste a liquor never brewed—]p. 241
[I like a look of Agony]p. 249
[Wild Nights—Wild Nights!]p. 252
[I can wade Grief—]p. 258
[There's a certain Slant of light]p. 280
[I felt a Funeral, in my Brain]p. 285
[The Robin's my Criterion for Tune—]p. 288
[I'm Nobody! Who are you?]p. 290
[Of Bronze—and Blaze—]p. 303
[The Soul selects her own Society—]p. 320
[We play at Paste—]p. 324
[Some keep the Sabbath going to Church]p. 328
[A Bird came down the Walk—]p. 341
[After great pain, a formal feeling comes—]p. 376
[Of Course—I prayed—]p. 401
[What Soft—Cherubic Creatures—]p. 435
[Much Madness is divinest Sense—]p. 441
[This is my letter to the World]p. 448
[This was a Poet—It is That]p. 449
[I died for Beauty—but was scarce]p. 465
[I heard a Fly buzz—when I died—]p. 511
[If you were coming in the Fall]p. 556
[The Brain, within its Groove]p. 579
[I had been hungry, all the Years—]p. 585
[I like to see it lap the Miles—]p. 632
[The Brain—is wider than the Sky—]p. 636
[The Way I read a Letter's—this—]p. 640
[I cannot live with You—]p. 650
[Pain—has a Element of Blank—]p. 657
[I dwell in Possibility—]p. 712
[Because I could not stop for Death—]p. 732
[She rose to His Requirement—dropt]p. 754
[My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun—]p. 816
[A Death blow is a Life blow to Some]p. 823
[Not what We did, shall be the test]p. 986
[A narrow Fellow in the Grass]p. 1052
[I never saw a Moor—]p. 1078
[The Bustle in a House]p. 1082
[Revolution is the Pod]p. 1100
[The last Night that She lived]p. 1129
[Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—]p. 1207
[He preached upon "Breadth" till it argued him narrow—]p. 1263
[There is no Frigate like a Book]p. 1304
[Not with a Club, the Heart is broken]p. 1463
[A Route of Evanescence]p. 1540
[As imperceptibly as Grief]p. 1587
[He ate and drank the precious Words—]p. 1624
[Apparently with no surprise]p. 1732
[My life closed twice before its close—]p. 1760
[Elysium is as far as to] Crosscurrents Freedom in the Gilded Age WALT Whitman (1819–1892)
From Democratic Vistas Henry adams (1838–1918)
From The Education of Henry Adams Chapter XVII President Grant (1869)
From The Freedman’s Case in Equity
[The Perpetual Alien] BOOKER T. Washington (1856–1915)
From Up from Slavery The Struggle for an Education Realism and naturalism, 1880–1920
Realism Spiritual Unrest Naturalism Timeline The Turn of the Century LOUISA MAY ALCOTT (1832-1888)
From Little Women Playing Pilgrims A Merry Christmas The Laurence Boy Mark twain (1835-1910)
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County From Roughing It
[When the Buffalo Climbed a Tree] From Life on the Mississippi The Boys' Ambition
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