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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1874

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1873
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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1874
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
   A True Story**

Sarah M. B. Piatt
   We Two**

Elizabeth Stoddard
   Lolly Dink's Doings

Celia Thaxter
   In Kittery Churchyard**
   Wherefore**

Walt Whitman
 from Autumn Rivulets
   Prayer of Columbus**

Related Literary Events
Robert Frost was born.

Amy Lowell was born.

John Milton Oskison was born.

Gertrude Stein was born.
Grasshopper infestations ruin crops in Iowa and Kansas.

Red River War pits the Kiowas, Comanches, and Cheyennes against the U.S. Army.

Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives.

Massachusetts limits women's workdays to ten hours.

Gold discovered in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

c. 1874
Emily Dickinson
   [Not with a Club, the Heart is broken]**

1874-1876
George Washington Cable
   'Tite Poulette**
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