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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1904

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1903
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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1904
Henry Adams
from  Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
   Chapter VI: "The Virgin of Chartres"**

Pedro de Casteñeda
from    The Journey of Coronado, 1540-1542 (trans. George Parker Winship)
from  The Narrative of the Expedition of Coronado
   Chapter XXI: "Of how the army returned to Tiguex and the general reached Quivira"**

Paul Laurence Dunbar
   The Heart of Happy Hollow
Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
   Red Hunters and the Animal People

Henry James
   The Golden Bowl

Alexander Lawrence Posey (Creek)
   Fus Fixicoís Letter Number 44**

Edith Wharton
   The Other Two**

Related Literary Events
D'Arcy McNickle was born.

Kate Chopin died.

Other Literary Publications
- Lincoln Steffens, The Shame of the Cities
Congress excludes Chinese immigrants indefinitely.

Northern Securities case.

First organized strike by Japanese plantation workers in Hawaii.

Roosevelt Corollary extends the Monroe Doctrine from the Western Hemisphere to worldwide "spheres of influence."

Theodore Roosevelt elected president.

image file   Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis; Olympics held in U.S. for the first time.

text file  Ida Tarbell, History of the Standard Oil Company.

Helen Keller graduates from Radcliffe College.

New York passes first automobile speed limit (10 mph in city/20 mph in country).

New York City subway opens.

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