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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1966

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1965
1967
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1966
John Ashbery
áá Rivers and Mountains

Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
áá Home: Social Essays

John Barth
áá Giles Goat-Boy, or the Revised New Syllabus

Denise Levertov
áá The Sorrow Dance

Bernard Malamud
áá The Fixer

Albert Maltz
áá A Tale of One January

James Merrill
áá The Broken Home**

Charles Olson
áá Stocking Cap

Cynthia Ozick
áá Trust

Thomas Pynchon
áá The Crying of Lot 49

Adrienne Rich
áá Necessities of Life

George Samuel Schuyler
áá Black and Conservative

Anne Sexton
áá Live or Die
áá Somewhere in Africa**

Gary Snyder
áá A Range of Poems

Wallace Stevens
áá Letters

John Updike
áá The Music School

Margaret Walker
from áJubilee
áá Cook in the Big House**
áá Randall Ware**


Related Literary Events

Sherman Alexie was born.

Frank O'Hara died.


Other Literary Publications

- Alice Adams, Careless Love

- Silveria Baltasar, Your House Is My House

- Ana´s Nin, The Diary of Ana´s Nin 1931-1966
Three hundred eighty-five thousand U.S. military personnel in Vietnam.

Black Panther Party founded.

"Black Power" program adopted by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Abolition of automatic student deferments from the draft.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee opens hearings on U.S. involvement in Vietnam.

Massive emigration of Cubans to U.S. begins as part of a special airlift program.

Ronald Reagan is elected governor of California.

Medicare established.

B-52s attack North Vietnam for the first time.

National Organization of Women (NOW) is founded.

Mini skirts become fashionable.

audio filePoetry Reading in New York City, 1966
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