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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1882

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1881
1883
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1882
Henry Adams
   John Randolph

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
   The Prince and the Pauper

William Dean Howells
   A Modern Instance

Sophie Jewett
   Entre Nous**

José Martí
   Ismaelillo
   Versos libres

Constance Fenimore Woolson
   Anne

Related Literary Events
Anne Spencer was born.
Richard Henry Dana, Jr. died.
Ralph Waldo Emerson died.
Henry Highland Garnet died.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow died.

Other literary publications
- Emma Lazarus, Songs of a Semite
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA or Chinese Six Companies) organized in San Francisco.

First Labor Day Parade, New York City.

text file  Edison Company begins to supply electricity to New York City.

Josephine Shaw Lowell founds the New York Charity Organization Society (COS).

First public use of incandescent light bulbs occurs in a Boston theater.

Mary Hallock Foote began publishing the Led_hourse Claim: A Romance of a Mining Camp in The Century in November 1882.
c. 1882
Emily Dickinson
   [The Bible is an Antique Volume]**

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