Anthology of American Literature is available in two volume and concise editions. The carefully selected works introduce readers to America's literary heritage, from the colonial times of William Bradford and Anne Bradstreet to the contemporary era of Saul Bellow and Toni Morrison.
Volume II includes literary works from the late nineteenth century through the twenty first century.
There is a new section on Literature of the Twenty first Century with increased emphasis on current authors and context as well as a separate period introduction and timeline. Period introductions and headnotes have been revised and updated and new selections have been added from a diverse group of writers.
For nearly three decades, students and instructors have complemented their introductory American Literature studies with George McMichael’s Anthology of American Literature 8e. Carefully selected works introduce readers to America's literary heritage, from the colonial period of William Bradford and Anne Bradstreet to the contemporary era of Saul Bellow and Toni Morrison.
In this eighth edition, the table of contents will continue to include classic canonical works and new canonical works chosen for their literary value. These texts represent the best available scholarly texts and include as many complete works as possible.
In addition to varied and time-tested selections, an expanded chronological chart and interactive timeline help readers associate literary works with historical, political, technological, and cultural developments.
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Among the many American Literature titles available from Penguin Putnam are:
- Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage
- John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
- Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye
- Paul Auster, Leviathan
- August Wilson, The Piano Lesson
- Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun
- Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire
- Ken Kesey, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest