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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1997

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1996
1998
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1997
Joy Harjo (Creek)
   Reinventing the Enemy's Language, ed. with Gloria Bird

Norman Mailer
   The Gospel According to the Son

Thomas Pynchon
   Mason & Dixon

Lee Smith
   The Bubba Stories**

Karen Tei Yamashita
 Tropic of Orange
   2. Benefits-Koreatown**


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Allen Ginsberg died.

Ann Petry died.
Frederico Peņa appointed Secretary of Energy; first Hispanic named to head this department
1996
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