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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1902

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1901
1903
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1902
Gertrude Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa; Sioux)
   Why I Am a Pagan**

Paul Laurence Dunbar
   The Sport of the Gods

Finley Peter Dunne
   Immigration**
   Observations by Mr. Dooley

Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
   Indian Boyhood

Joel Chandler Harris
   Gabriel Tolliver: A Story of Reconstruction

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins
   The Magazine Novels: Hagar's Daughter, A Story of Southern Castle Prejudice
   Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest

Henry James
   The Wings of the Dove

Edwin Arlington Robinson
   Aunt Imogen**

Related Literary Events
Gwendolyn B. Bennett was born.

Kenneth Fearing was born.

Langston Hughes was born.

John Steinbeck was born.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton died.

Elizabeth Stoddard died.


Other Literary Publications

- Jane Addams, Democracy and Social Ethics
- Owen Wister, The Virginian
- Sutton Griggs, Unfettered
- Helen Keller, The Story of My Life
Boston's Chinatown is raided by police and immigration officials who, without search warrants, arrest almost 250 allegedly unregistered Chinese.

Philippines Government Act.

U.S. ends suppression of guerrilla uprising in Philippines.

Occupation of Cuba by the U.S. ends; founding of the Republic of Cuba.

United Mine Workers strike; standoff resolved by President Roosevelt.

Newlands Reclamation Act; irrigation dams begun throughout the West.

Chinese Exclusion Act extended indefinitely.

The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America is established.

The first woman to appear on a U.S. postage stamp is Martha Washington.

1901
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