The Pearson Custom Library of American Literature

The Pearson Custom Library of American Literature

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Designed for introductory and upper-level American Literature courses. A database of more than 1,600 selections, The Pearson Custom Library of American Literature gives instructors the option to create a customized book specifically tailored to their own American Literature course. The Pearson Custom Library of American Literature allows instructors to choose from a varied list of authors and selections, as well as decide which pedagogical context will support those selections. In addition, instructors may add syllabi, course materials, campus-specific library guides, their students' work, favorite readings, and just about anything else-up to 20% of the final anthology's length. Pearson Custom Publishing will obtain all necessary copyright clearances. Just as courses change from year to year or even term to term, so can your anthology. The Pearson Custom Library of American Literature gives you the flexibility to revise the content of your anthology each semester.show more

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  • Paperback
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0130397326
  • 9780130397324

Table of contents

The Table of Contents is organized alphabetically by author for each of the five periods to give an indication of content. For a full listing of the table of contents including the pieces and selections from each author, please go to the Mercury Library of American Literature web page at www.pearsoncustom.com/database/americanlit.html. The library includes selections by the following authors: PERIOD: TO 1820. John and Abigail Adams. Mescalero Apache. Joel Barlow. William Bradford. Anne Bradstreet. Henry Brooke. William Byrd II. Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. Cherokee. Chippewa. Christopher Columbus. Iroquois Confederacy. Samuel de Champlain. J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur. Garcilaso de la Vega. Gaspar de Villagra. Mary Dyer. Olaudah Equiano. Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson. Benjamin Franklin. Philip Morin Freneau. James Grainger. Alexander Hamilton. John Hancock. Thomas Hariot. Hopi. Anne Hutchinson. Thomas Jefferson. Richard Lewis. James Madison. Cotton Mather. MicMac. Thomas Morton. Judith Sargent Murray. Samson Occom. Thomas Paine. William Penn. James Revel. Mary Rowlandson. Seneca. Samuel Sewall. John Smith. Edward Taylor. Benjamin Tompson. Jane Colman Turell. Royall Tyler. George Washington. Phillis Wheatley. Michael Wigglesworth. Roger Williams. Edward Winslow. John Winthrop. William Wood. John Woolman. Susanna Wright. PERIOD: 1820 to 1865. George Aiken. Amos Bronson Alcott. William Alfred Jones. Washington Allston. William Apess. Dion Boucicault. Charles Frederick Briggs. William Wells Brown. Orestes Brownson. William Cullen Bryant. Alice Cary. Phoebe Cary. William Ellery Channing. Lydia Maria Child. Christopher Pearse Cranch. Davy Crockett. George William Curtis. Rebecca Harding Davis. Martin Robinson Delany. Frederick Douglass. Joseph Rodman Drake. Ralph Waldo Emerson. James Fenimore Cooper. Fanny Fern. Sarah Margaret Fuller. Henry Garnet. William Lloyd Garrison. Fitz-Greene Halleck. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. George W. Harris. Nathaniel Hawthorne. Oliver Wendell Holmes. George Horton. Julia Ward Howe. Washington Irving. Harriet Ann Jacobs. Carolyn Kirkland. Abraham Lincoln. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. James Russell Lowell. Cornelius Mathews. Herman Melville. Donald Grant Mitchell. Frances Sargent Locke Osgood. Theodore Parker. Francis Parkman. James K. Paulding. Elizabeth Palmer Peobody. Wendell Phillips. Edgar Allan Poe. John Rollin Ridge. Chief Seattle. Catharine Maria Sedgwick. Lydia Howard Sigourney. William Gilmore Simms. Harriet Prescott Spofford. Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Maria Stewart. Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Bayard Taylor. Henry David Thoreau. Thomas Bangs Thorpe. Sojourner Truth. Frederick G. Tuckerman. Various. Jones Very. David Walker. Angelina Emily Grimke Weld and Sarah Moore Grimke. James Monroe Whitfield. Walt Whitman. John Greenleaf Whittier. Richard Henry Wilde. Nathaniel Parker Willis. Harriet Wilson. PERIOD: 1865 to 1915. Henry Adams. Jane Addams. Louisa May Alcott. Mary Austin. Edward Bellamy. Ambrose Bierce. Franz Boas. Gertrude Bonnin. George Washington Cable. Abraham Cahan. Native American Tales, Songs, and Chants. Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Kate Chopin. Anna Julia Cooper. Corridos. Stephen Crane. John Dewey. Emily Dickinson. Theodore Dreiser. Paul Laurence Dunbar. Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson. Charles Alexander Eastman. Edith Maud Eaton. African American Folk Tales. Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. Hamlin Garland. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Joel Chandler Harris. Bret Harte. Pauline E. Hopkins. William Dean Howells. Helen Hunt Jackson. Alice James. Henry James. William James. Sarah Orne Jewett. Pauline (Tekahionwake) Johnson. Emma Lazarus. Jack London. Edwin Markham. Jose Marti. Adah Isaac Menken. John Muir. Frank Norris. John Milton Oskison. Charles Sanders Peirce. Sarah Piatt. Edwin Arlington Robinson. Maria Ampara Ruiz de Burton. George Santayana. Upton Sinclair. Mark Twain. Booker T. Washington. Edith Wharton. Ella Wheeler Wilcox. PERIOD: 1915 to 1945. James Agee. Sherwood Anderson. Djuna Barnes. Louise Bogan. Kay Boyle. Sterling Brown. Willa Cather. Hart Crane. Countee Cullen. e.e. cummings. Hilda Doolittle. John Dos Passos. W.E.B. DuBois. T.S. Eliot. William Faulkner. Jessie Fauset. F. Scott Fitzgerald. Robert Frost. Susan Glaspell. Angelina Grimke. Lillian Hellman. Ernest Hemingway. Langston Hughes. Zora Neale Hurston. Robinson Jeffers. Helene Johnson. James Weldon Johnson. Nella Larson. Sinclair Lewis. Vachel Lindsay. Alain Locke. Amy Lowell. Edgar Lee Masters. Claude McKay. H.L. Mencken. Edna St. Vincent Millay. Marianne Moore. Eugene O'Neill. Clifford Odets. Katherine Anne Porter. Ezra Pound. John Crowe Ransom. Elmer Rice. Carl Sandburg. Anne Spencer. Gertrude Stein. John Steinbeck. Wallace Stevens. Genevieve Taggard. Allen Tate. Jean Toomer. Nathanael West. William Carlos Williams. Richard Wright. Elinor Wylie. Anzia Yezierska. PERIOD: 1945 to Present. A.R. Ammons. Gloria Anzaldua. John Ashbery. James Baldwin. Toni Cade Bambara. John Barth. Donald Barthelme. Saul Bellow. John Berryman. Elizabeth Bishop. David Henry Bradley. Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks. Raymond Carver. John Cheever. Sandra Cisneros. Lucille Clifton. Judith Ortiz Cofer. Robert White Creeley. James Dickey. Annie Dillard. Rita Dove. Ralph Waldo Ellison. Louise Erdrich. Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Carolyn Forche. Allen Ginsburg. Louise Gluck. Lorraine Vivian Hansberry. Joy Harjo. Michael Steven Harper. Robert Earl Hayden. Randall Jarrell. June Jordan. Maxine Hong Kingston. Galway Kinnell. Yusef Komunyakaa. Li-Young Lee. Denise Levertov. Audre Geraldine Lorde. Robert Lowell. Reverend Martin Luther King. Bernard Malamud. Alice Malsenior Walker. David Mamet. Bobbie Ann Mason. James Merrill. W.S. Merwin. Toni Morrison. Gloria Naylor. Flannery O'Connor. Frank O'Hara. Tillie Olsen. Charles Olson. Simon J. Ortiz. Grace Paley. Marge Piercy. Sylvia Plath. Thomas Pynchon. Ishmael Reed. Adrienne Rich. Theodore Huebner Roethke. Philip Roth. Sonia Sanchez. Anne Sexton. Ntozake Shange. Leslie Marmon Silko. Gary Snyder. Cathy Song. Amy Tan. John Updike. Robert Penn Warren. Eudora Welty. Richard Wilbur. Tennessee Williams. James Wright. Malcolm X.show more

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