The Oxford Anthology of American Literature

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THE OXFORD ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE

CHOSEN AND EDITED BY
WILLIAM ROSE BENÉT
AND
NORMAN HOLMES PEARSON

New York
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
1938

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Contents xi
  • Alphabetical List of Authors xxix
  • John Smith 1580-1631 3
  • Richard Rich Fl.1610 11
  • William Bradford 1590-1647 13
  • Thomas Morton Fl.1622-1647 16
  • Philip Pain ?-C.1688 29
  • John Josselyn Fl.1638-1675 40
  • Michael Wigglesworth 1631-1705 48
  • Benjamin Tompson 1642-1714 56
  • Francis Pastorius 1651-C.1720 59
  • Edward Taylor C.1644-1729 60
  • Cotton Mather 1663-1728 64
  • Benjamin Colman 1673-1747 91
  • Samuel Sewall 1652-1730 97
  • Sarah Kemble Knight 1666-1727 103
  • Mather Byles and Joseph Green 1707-1788 1706-1780 107
  • William Dawson 1704-1752 110
  • William Byrd 1674-1744 111
  • Jonathan Edwards 1703-1758 117
  • Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 134
  • John Woolman 1720-1772 158
  • William Bartram 1739-1823 161
  • Hector St. Jean De CrÆvecceur 1735-1813 170
  • Thomas Hutchinson 1711-1780 198
  • James Madison 1750-1836 200
  • Thomas Godfrey 1736-1763 204
  • John Trumbull 1750-1931 208
  • Joel Barlow 1754-1812 214
  • Joseph Rodman Drake 1795-1820 225
  • Fitz-Greene Halleck 1790-1867 232
  • Washington Irving 1783-1859 265
  • Augustus B. Longstreet 1790-1870 312
  • William Cullen Bryant 1794-1878 326
  • James Gates Percival 1795-1856 340
  • Grenville Mellen 1799-1841 340
  • Edward Coote Pinkney 1802-1828 341
  • Thomas Holley Chivers 1809-1858 341
  • Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 344
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804-1864 400
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 442
  • Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 564
  • William Ellery Channing 1818-1901 565
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807-1882 566
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes 1809-1894 588
  • John Greenleaf Whitter 1807-1892 606
  • James Russell Lowell 1819-1891 626
  • Maria Lowell 1821-1853 672
  • William Prescott 1796-1859 673
  • Francis Parkman 1823-1893 680
  • Richard Henry Dana, Jr. 1815-1882 687
  • Herman Melville 1819-1891 690
  • Poems of the Civil War Thomas William Parsons 1819-1892 746
  • Henry Howard Brownell 1820-1872 747
  • William Tuckey Meredith 1839-? 748
  • Thomas Buchanan Read 1822-1872 749
  • George Henry Boker 1823-1890 750
  • George Parsons Lathrop 1851-1898 752
  • Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 753
  • Walt Whitman 1819-1892 753
  • Emily Dickinson 1830-1886 848
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich 1836-1907 854
  • Bayard Taylor 1825-1878 854
  • Edmund Clarence Stedman 1833-1908 856
  • Bret Harte 1836-1902 859
  • John Hay 1838-1905 867
  • Joaquin Miller 1839-1913 868
  • Samuel Clemens (mark Twain) 1835-1910 1708
  • Henry Timrod 1828-1867 906
  • Joel Chandler Harris 1848-1908 952
  • William Dean Howells 1837-1920 962
  • Frederick Goddard Tuckerman 1821-1873 975
  • Edward Rowland Sill 1841-1887 976
  • John Bannister Tabb 1845-1909 979
  • Richard Hovey 1864-1900 980
  • Louise Imogen Guiney 1861-1920 982
  • Lizette Reese 1856-1936 983
  • George Sterling 1869-1926 984
  • Ambrose Bierce 1842-1914? 986
  • Stephen Crane 1871-1900 994
  • Frank Norris 1870-1902 1020
  • Charles Erskine Scott Wood 1852- 1021
  • Trumbull Stickney 1874-1904 1024
  • William Vaughn Moody 1869-1910 1025
  • Henry Adams 1838-1918 1028
  • William Sydney Porter (o. Henry) 1862-1910 1042
  • Edith Wharton 1862-1937 1084
  • Paul Elmer More 1864-1937 1094
  • George Santayana 1863- 1104
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson 1869-1935 1112
  • Robert Frost 1875- 1133
  • Vachel Lindsay 1879-1931 1147
  • Edgar Lee Masters 1868- 1159
  • Carl Sandburg 1878- 1171
  • Theodore Dreiser 1871- 1180
  • James Branch Cabell 1879- 1190
  • Henry L. Mencken 1880- 1197
  • Willa Cather 1876- 1200
  • Sinclair Lewis 1885- 1214
  • Ring Lardner 1885-1933 1240
  • Sara Teasdale 1884-1933 1245
  • Wittner Bynner 1881 1246
  • Elinor Wylie 1895-1928 1248
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay 1892- 1266
  • Hilda Doolittle (h. D.) 1886- 1287
  • John Gould Fletcher 1886- 1313
  • Marianne Moore 1887- 1319
  • Conrad Aiken 1889- 1333
  • E. E. Cummings 1894- 1342
  • Robinson Jeffers 1887-- 1354
  • Act One 1384
  • Act One 1384
  • Act One 1399
  • Scene Two 1399
  • Act Two 1440
  • Scene Two 1440
  • Gertrude Stein 1874- 1446
  • Sherwood Anderson 1876- 1453
  • Ernest Hemingway 1898-- 1474
  • T. S. Eliot 1888-- 1478
  • John Crowe Ransom 1888- 1512
  • LÉonie Adams 1899- 1529
  • William Faulkner 1897- 1531
  • Thomas Wolfe 1900- 1537
  • Hart Crane 1899-1932 1553
  • Commentaries 1577
  • Bibliography 1685
  • Index of First Lines 1689
  • Index of Titles 1699
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