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The Norton Anthology of American Literature, 1820-1865: American Literature 1820-1865

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780393979053

ISBN10:
0393979059
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2002
Publisher(s):
W W Norton & Co Inc

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Sixth Edition xv
Acknowledgments xix
American Literature 1820--1865
Introduction
957(19)
Timeline
976(2)
Washington Irving (1783--1859)
978(35)
Rip Van Winkle
980(12)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
992(21)
James Fenimore Cooper (1789--1851)
1013(16)
The Pioneers
1014(15)
[The Judge's History of the Settlement; A Sudden Storm]
1015(8)
[The Slaughter of the Pigeons]
1023(6)
The Cherokee Memorials
1029(10)
[Note on the Accompanying Memorials, February 15, 1830]
1031(1)
[Memorial of the Cherokee Council, November 5, 1829]
1032(4)
[Memorial of the Cherokee Citizens, December 18, 1829]
1036(3)
Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789--1867)
1039(32)
Cacoethes Scribendi
1040(11)
A Reminiscence of Federalism
1051(20)
William Cullen Bryant (1794--1878)
1071(7)
Thanatopsis
1072(2)
To a Waterfowl
1074(1)
The Prairies
1075(3)
William Apess (1798--1839)
1078(7)
An Indian's Looking-Glass for the White Man
1079(6)
Caroline Stansbury Kirkland (1801--1864)
1085(9)
A New Home---Who'll Follow?; or, Glimpses of Western Life
1086(8)
[Backwoods Borrowing]
1086(4)
[Classes of Emigrants]
1090(4)
Lydia Maria Child (1802--1880)
1094(9)
Mrs. Child's Reply (Dec. 17, 1859)
1095(8)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803--1882)
1103(144)
Nature
1106(29)
The American Scholar
1135(13)
The Divinity School Address
1148(12)
Self-Reliance
1160(17)
The Poet
1177(15)
Experience
1192(15)
Last of the Anti-Slavery Lectures, the Seventh of March [1854]
1207(9)
Fate
1216(19)
Thoreau
1235(12)
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804--1864)
1247(229)
My Kinsman, Major Molineux
1250(13)
Young Goodman Brown
1263(10)
The May-Pole of Merry Mount
1273(7)
The Minister's Black Veil
1280(9)
The Birth-Mark
1289(11)
The Celestial Railroad
1300(13)
Rappaccini's Daughter
1313(20)
The Scarlet Letter
1333(141)
The Custom-House
1333(25)
The Scarlet Letter
1358(116)
Preface to The House of the Seven Gables
1474(2)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807--1882)
1476(10)
A Psalm of Life
1477(1)
Excelsior
1478(2)
The Slave's Dream
1480(1)
The Fire of Drift-wood
1481(1)
The Jewish Cemetery at Newport
1482(2)
My Lost Youth
1484(2)
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807--1892)
1486(21)
Ichabod!
1488(1)
Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl
1489(18)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809--1849)
1507(101)
Sonnet---To Science
1510(1)
To Helen
1510(1)
Israfel
1511(1)
The City in the Sea
1512(2)
The Sleeper
1514(1)
The Valley of Unrest
1515(1)
Alone
1516(1)
Dream-land
1516(2)
The Raven
1518(3)
To-----. Ulalume: A Ballad
1521(3)
Annabel Lee
1524(1)
Ligeia
1525(9)
The Fall of the House of Usher
1534(13)
William Wilson. A Tale
1547(14)
The Man of the Crowd
1561(6)
The Masque of the Red Death
1567(5)
The Tell-Tale Heart
1572(3)
The Purloined Letter
1575(13)
The Imp of the Perverse
1588(4)
The Cask of Amontillado
1592(5)
The Philosophy of Composition
1597(9)
From The Poetic Principle
1606(2)
Abraham Lincoln (1809--1865)
1608(10)
A House Divided: Speech Delivered at Springfield, Illinois, at the Close of the Republican State Convention, June 16, 1858
1609(7)
Address Delivered at the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg, November 19, 1863
1616(1)
Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865
1616(2)
Margaret Fuller (1810--1850)
1618(52)
The Great Lawsuit: Man versus Men. Woman versus Women
1620(34)
Unfinished Sketch of Youth (``Autobiographical Romance'')
1654(16)
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811--1896)
1670(76)
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly
1673(73)
The Husband and Father
1673(3)
The Mother's Struggle
1676(10)
In Which It Appears That a Senator Is but a Man
1686(11)
Select Incident of Lawful Trade
1697(12)
Evangeline
1709(7)
Topsy
1716(11)
The Slave Warehouse
1727(7)
The Middle Passage
1734(5)
The Quadroon's Story
1739(7)
Fanny Fern (Sarah Willis Parton) (1811--1872)
1746(11)
Male Criticism on Ladies' Books
1748(1)
``Fresh Leaves, by Fanny Fern''
1749(1)
A Law More Nice Than Just
1750(2)
Blackwell's Island
1752(5)
Number I. [August 14, 1858]
1752(1)
Number II. [August 21, 1858]
1753(2)
Number III. [August 28, 1858]
1755(2)
Harriet Jacobs (c. 1813--1897)
1757(22)
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
1759(20)
Childhood
1759(2)
The Lover
1761(4)
A Perilous Passage in the Slave Girl's Life
1765(4)
Another Link of Life
1769(2)
The Loophole of Retreat
1771(3)
Free at Last
1774(5)
T. B. Thorpe (1815--1878)
1779(9)
The Big Bear of Arkansas
1780(8)
Henry David Thoreau (1817--1862)
1788(241)
Resistance to Civil Government
1792(15)
Walden, or Life in the Woods
1807(175)
Slavery in Massachusetts
1982(11)
Walking
1993(23)
Life without Principle
2016(13)
Frederick Douglass (1818--1895)
2029(98)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself
2032(65)
My Bondage and My Freedom
2097(11)
The Author's Childhood
2097(4)
The Author Removed from His First Home
2101(3)
The Author's Parentage
2104(4)
The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro: Speech at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852
2108(19)
Walt Whitman (1819--1892)
2127(148)
Preface to Leaves of Grass (1855)
2131(15)
Inscriptions
2146(1)
When I Read the Book
2146(1)
Beginning My Studies
2146(1)
Leaves of Grass [Song of Myself] (1855)
2146(43)
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
2189(5)
Letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson [Whitman's 1856 Manifesto]
2194(7)
Live Oak, with Moss
2201(4)
Children of Adam
2205(4)
From Pent-up Aching Rivers
2205(1)
Spontaneous Me
2206(2)
Once I Pass'd through a Populous City
2208(1)
Facing West from California's Shores
2208(1)
Calamus
2209(3)
Scented Herbage of My Breast
2209(1)
Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand
2210(1)
Trickle Drops
2211(1)
Here the Frailest Leaves of Me
2211(1)
Sea-Drift
2212(7)
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
2212(4)
As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life
2216(3)
By the Roadside
2219(1)
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
2219(1)
Drum-Taps
2219(7)
Beat! Beat! Drums!
2219(1)
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
2220(1)
Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night
2220(1)
A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown
2221(1)
A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim
2222(1)
As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods
2222(1)
The Wound-Dresser
2223(2)
Reconciliation
2225(1)
As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado
2225(1)
Spirit Whose Work Is Done
2225(1)
Memories of President Lincoln
2226(6)
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
2226(6)
Song of Myself (1881)
2232(43)
Louise Amelia Smith Clappe (1819--1906)
2275(12)
California, in 1852: Residence in the Mines
2276(11)
Letter 12 (January 27, 1852)
2276(5)
Letter 22 (October 27, 1852)
2281(6)
Herman Melville (1819--1891)
2287(200)
Hawthorne and His Mosses
2292(12)
Moby-Dick
2304(26)
Loomings
2306(4)
Ahab
2310(2)
The Quarter-Deck
2312(5)
Moby Dick
2317(7)
The Whiteness of the Whale
2324(6)
Bartleby, the Scrivener
2330(25)
The Paradise of Bachelors and The Tartarus of Maids
2355(16)
Benito Cereno
2371(56)
Battle-Pieces
2427(4)
The Portent
2427(1)
Misgivings
2428(1)
The March into Virginia
2428(1)
A Utilitarian View of the Monitor's Flight
2429(1)
The House-top
2430(1)
Billy Budd, Sailor
2431(56)
Bayard Taylor (1825--1878)
2487(12)
Eldorado
2488(11)
Volume II
2488(1)
The Overland Emigration of 1849
2488(6)
San Francisco, Four Months Later
2494(5)
Emily Dickinson (1830--1886)
2499(46)
49 [I never lost as much but twice]
2503(1)
67 [Success is counted sweetest]
2503(1)
130 [These are the days when Birds come back---]
2504(1)
131 [Besides the Autumn poets sing]
2504(1)
148 [All overgrown by cunning moss]
2505(1)
185 [``Faith'' is a fine invention]
2505(1)
199 [I'm ``wife''---I've finished that---]
2506(1)
214 [I taste a liquor never brewed---]
2506(1)
216 [Safe in their Alabaster Chambers---]
2507(1)
241 [I like a look of Agony]
2507(1)
249 [Wild Nights---Wild Nights!]
2508(1)
258 [There's a certain Slant of light]
2508(1)
280 [I felt a Funeral, in my Brain]
2509(1)
285 [The Robin's my Criterion for Tune---]
2509(1)
287 [A Clock stopped---]
2510(1)
303 [The Soul selects her own Society---]
2510(1)
305 [The difference between Despair]
2511(1)
312 [Her---``last Poems''---]
2511(1)
314 [Nature---sometimes sears a Sapling---]
2511(1)
315 [He fumbles at your Soul]
2512(1)
324 [Some keep the Sabbath going to Church---]
2512(1)
326 [I cannot dance upon my Toes---]
2513(1)
328 [A Bird came down the Walk---]
2513(1)
341 [After great pain, a formal feeling comes---]
2514(1)
348 [I dreaded that first Robin, so]
2514(1)
435 [Much Madness is divinest Sense---]
2515(1)
441 [This is my letter to the World]
2515(1)
448 [This was a Poet---It is That]
2516(1)
449 [I died for Beauty---but was scarce]
2516(1)
465 [I heard a Fly buzz---when I died---]
2517(1)
488 [Myself was formed---a Carpenter---]
2517(1)
501 [This World is not Conclusion]
2518(1)
505 [I would not paint---a picture---]
2518(1)
510 [It was not Death, for I stood up]
2519(1)
520 [I started Early---Took my Dog---]
2520(1)
528 [Mine---by the Right of the White Election!]
2520(1)
536 [The Heart asks Pleasure---first---]
2521(1)
547 [I've seen a Dying Eye]
2521(1)
593 [I think I was enchanted]
2521(1)
632 [The Brain---is wider than the Sky---]
2522(1)
650 [Pain---has an Element of Blank---]
2523(1)
664 [Of all the Souls that stand create---]
2523(1)
709 [Publication---is the Auction]
2523(1)
712 [Because I could not stop for Death---]
2524(1)
732 [She rose to His Requirement---dropt]
2525(1)
744 [Remorse---is memory---awake---]
2525(1)
754 [My Life had stood---a Loaded Gun---]
2525(1)
822 [This Consciousness that is aware]
2526(1)
824 [The Wind begun to knead the Grass---]
2527(1)
939 [What I see not, I better see---]
2528(1)
952 [A Man may make a Remark---]
2528(1)
978 [It bloomed and dropt, a Single Noon---]
2528(1)
986 [A narrow Fellow in the Grass]
2529(1)
1068 [Further in Summer than the Birds]
2530(1)
1072 [Title divine---is Mine!]
2530(1)
1078 [The Bustle in a House]
2531(1)
1099 [My Cocoon tightens---Colors teaze---]
2531(1)
1125 [Oh Sumptuous moment]
2531(1)
1126 [Shall I take thee, the Poet said]
2532(1)
1129 [Tell all the Truth but tell it slant---]
2532(1)
1138 [A spider sewed at Night]
2532(1)
1182 [Remembrance has a Rear and Front---]
2533(1)
1197 [I should not dare to be so sad]
2533(1)
1242 [To flee from memory]
2533(1)
1255 [Longing is like the Seed]
2533(1)
1273 [That sacred Closet when you sweep---]
2534(1)
1383 [Long Years apart---can make no]
2534(1)
1397 [It sounded as if the Streets were running]
2534(1)
1463 [A Route of Evanescence]
2535(1)
1467 [A little overflowing word]
2535(1)
1473 [We talked with each other about each other]
2535(1)
1508 [You cannot make Remembrance grow]
2536(1)
1540 [As imperceptibly as Grief]
2536(1)
1545 [The Bible is an antique Volume---]
2536(1)
1560 [To be forgot by thee]
2537(1)
1581 [There farthest Thunder that I heard]
2537(1)
1593 [There came a Wind like a Bugle---]
2538(1)
1601 [Of God we ask one favor]
2538(1)
1624 [Apparently with no surprise]
2539(1)
1651 [A Word made Flesh is seldom]
2539(1)
1732 [My life closed twice before its close]
2539(1)
Letters to Thomas Wentworth Higginson
2540(3)
[Say If My Verse Is Alive?] (April 15, 1862)
2540(1)
[Thank You for the Surgery] (April 25, 1862)
2540(1)
[Will You Be My Preceptor?] (June 7, 1862)
2541(1)
[My Business Is Circumference] (July 1862)
2542(1)
Letters on ``E. D.'' from T. W. Higginson to His Wife
2543(2)
[August 16, 1870]
2543(1)
[August 17, 1870]
2544(1)
Rebecca Harding Davis (1831--1910)
2545(29)
Life in the Iron-Mills
2547(27)
Louisa May Alcott (1832--1888)
2574(13)
Transcendental Wild Oats
2575(12)
Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835--1921)
2587(10)
Circumstance
2588(9)
Emma Lazarus (1849--1887)
2597(2)
In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport
2599(1)
1492
2600(1)
The New Colossus
2601
Selected Bibliographies 1(14)
Permissions Acknowledgments 15(2)
Index 17


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