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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
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Willa Cather
   The Professor's House

Countee Cullen
   Heritage** audio file audio file text file
   Pagan Prayer** text file
   Yet Do I Marvel** text file

E.E. Cummings
   [i like my body when it is with your]**

Theodore Dreiser
   An American Tragedy

F. Scott Fitzgerald
   The Great Gatsby

Ellen Glasgow
   Barren Ground

H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
   Collected Poems

Ernest Hemingway
   In Our Time

Langston Hughes
   I, Too** text file
   The Weary Blues** text file

Alain Locke
   The New Negro** text file

Amy Lowell
   John Keats
   The Sisters**

John Milton Oskison
   Wild Harvest: A Novel of Transition Days in Oklahoma

John Dos Passos
   Manhattan Transfer

Ezra Pound
from  The Cantos
   XIII [Kung walked]**

John Crowe Ransom
   Piazza Piece**
   The Equilibrists**

Edith Wharton
   The Mother's Recompense

William Carlos Williams
   In the American Grain

Anzia Yezierska
   Bread Givers

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John T. Scopes, a biology teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, is tried for teaching evolution; the Scopes trial pits religious fundamentalism against evolutionary theorists.

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Ku Klux Klan scandal in Indiana.

text file  Survey Graphic, Harlem Number.

image file  Josephine Baker leaves the U.S. for Paris.

audio file  Countee Cullen reads Heritage aloud.

Chrysler Corporation founded.

Chicago hosts the first Women's World Fair.