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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1909

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1908
1910
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1909
Mary Austin
   Lost Borders
W.E.B. Du Bois
   John Brown
Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
   Wigwam Evenings (with Elaine Goodale Eastman)
Edith Maud Eaton (Sui Sin Far)
   Leaves from the Mental Portfolio of an Eurasian**
from  Mrs. Spring Fragrance
   In the Land of the Free**
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
   Old Woman Magoun**
Louise Imogen Guiney
   Happy Ending
Jack London
   Martin Eden
   South of the Slot**
William Carlos Williams
   Poems

Related Literary Events
Edwin Rolfe was born.
Eudora Welty was born.
Sarah Orne Jewett died.
Sophie Jewett died.

Other Literary Publications
- Herbert Croly, The Promise of American Life
Four-month strike by seven thousand Japanese plantation workers on Oahu.

Payne-Aldrich Tariff.

Ballinger-Pinchot controversy.

Strike by twenty thousand women shirtwaist makers.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded; calls for full political equality for blacks and an end to all racial discrimination.

NAACP founder W.E.B. Du Bois begins editing Crisis, its official journal.

Korean Nationalist Association founded.

Sigmund Freud delivers lectures at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Robert Peary and Matthew Henson reach the North Pole.

1909-1926
Ezra Pound
   Personae
1908
1910







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