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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
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Fifth Edition Table of Contents


Volume C: Late Nineteenth Century (1865-1910)

Publishing and Writing
Circumstances and Literary Achievements of Women
Circumstances and Literary Achievements of African Americans
Circumstances and Literary Achievements of Native Americans
Circumstances and Literary Achievements of Mexican Americans
Circumstances and Literary Achievements of Asian Americans
Immigration, Urban Conditions, and Reform

Nation, Regions, Borders

African American Folktales
Animal Tales
----------- When Brer Deer and Brer Terrapin Runned a Race
----------- Why Mr. Dog Runs Brer Rabbit
----------- How Sandy Got His Meat
----------- Who Ate Up the Butter?
----------- Fox and Rabbit in the Well
----------- The Signifying Monkey
Memories of Slavery
----------- Malitis
----------- The Flying Africans
Conjure Stories
----------- Two Tales from Eatonville, Florida
John and Old Marster
----------- Master Disguised
----------- The Diviner
----------- Massa and the Bear
----------- Baby in the Crib
----------- John Steals a Pig and a Sheep
----------- Talking Bones
----------- Old Boss Wants into Heaven

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910)
Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog
from Roughing It
----------- Chapter XLVIII, Buck Fanshaw's Funeral
A True Story
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
from The Autobiography of Mark Twain
----------- Chapter 4
----------- As Regards Patriotism
The War Prayer

Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908)
from Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings
----------- Chapter II, The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story
----------- Chapter IV, How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox
from Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches
----------- Free Joe and the Rest of the World

Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932)
What Is a White Man?
The Goophered Grapevine
The Passing of Grandison
The Wife of His Youth

Cluster: Literacy, Literature, and Democracy in Postbellum America

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911)
Learning to Read

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
How to Write a Letter

William Dean Howells (1837-1920)
from Criticism and Fiction
Editor's Easy Chair

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910)
from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
----------- Notice and Explanatory

Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
The Western Association of Writers

Alice Brown (1857-1948)
Review of Sarah Orne Jewett's Country of the Pointed Firs

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930)
Preface to Contending Forces

Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932)
from Journal

Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
Mr. Cornelius Johnson, Office-Seeker
from Lyrics of Lowly Life
----------- Frederick Douglass
----------- An Ante-Bellum Sermon
----------- We Wear the Mask
----------- When Malindy Sings
from Lyrics of the Hearthside
----------- Sympathy

George Washington Cable (1844-1925)
'Tite Poulette

Grace King (1852-1932)
The Little Convent Girl

Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935)
Sister Josepha

Ghost Dance Song
Ghost Dance Songs

Alexander Lawrence Posey (1873-1908)
Ode to Sequoyah
Hotgun on the Death of Yadeka Harjo
Fus Fixico's Letter Number 44

John Milton Oskison (1874-1947)
The Problem of Old Harjo

Corridos
Kiansis I/Kansas I
Gregorio Cortez
Jacinto Treviño
Hijo Desobediente/The Disobedient Son
Recordando al Presidente/Remembering the President
Corrido de César Chávez/Ballad of César Chávez

María Amparo Ruiz de Burton (1832-1895)
from The Squatter and the Don
----------- Chapter 5, The Don in His Broad Acres

William Dean Howells (1837-1920)
from The Editor's Study
Letters to the Editor of the New York Tribune
Mary E. Wilkins's Short Stories
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Mr. Charles W. Chesnutt's  Stories
Editha

Henry James (1843-1916)
Daisy Miller: A Study
The Art of Fiction
The Jolly Corner

Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
Désirée's Baby
The Awakening

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)
Chickamauga

Hamlin Garland (1860-1940)
Up the Coulé: A Story of Wisconsin

Stephen Crane (1871-1900)
A Mystery of Heroism
The Open Boat
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
from The Black Riders and Other Lines
----------- God Lay Dead in Heaven
from War Is Kind
----------- Do Not Weep, Maiden, for War Is Kind
----------- The Impact of a Dollar upon the Heart
----------- A Man Said to the Universe
----------- A Newspaper Is a Collection of Half-Injustices
----------- There Was a Man with Tongue of Wood
from Uncollected Poems
----------- Chant You Loud of Punishments

Jack London (1876-1916)
South of the Slot

Critical Visions of Postbellum America

Standing Bear (Ponca) (1829-1908)
What I Am Going to Tell You Here Will Take Me Until Dark

Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux) (1858-1939)
from The Soul of the Indian
----------- Chapter I, The Great Mystery
from From the Deep Woods to Civilization
----------- Chapter VII, The Ghost Dance War

Sarah Winnemucca (Thocmetony) (c. 1844-1891)
from Life Among the Piutes
----------- Chapter I, First Meeting of Piutes and Whites

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911)
Aunt Chloe's Politics
The Martyr of Alabama
A Double Standard
Songs for the People
Woman's Political Future

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
The Yellow Wall-Paper
Turned

Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936)
The Wanderers
The Popularity of Firemen
The Piano in the Parlor
Immigration

Upton Sinclair (1878-1968)
The Jungle
----------- from Chapter II
----------- from Chapter IX
----------- from Chapter XI
----------- from Chapter XII
----------- from Chapter XIV

Henry Adams (1838-1918)
from Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
----------- Chapter VI, The Virgin of Chartres
from The Education of Henry Adams
----------- Chapter XXV, The Dynamo and the Virgin

Developments in Women's Writing

Julia A. J. Foote (1823-1900)
from A Brand Plucked from the Fire
----------- Chapter XVII, My Call to Preach the Gospel
----------- Chapter XIX, Public Effort-Excommunication
----------- Chapter XX, Women in the Gospel

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
My Contraband

Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835-1921)
Circumstance

Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840-1894)
Miss Grief

Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909)
A White Heron
Martha's Lady

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930)
A New England Nun
The Revolt of "Mother"

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930)
from Contending Forces
----------- Chapter VIII, The Sewing Circle
----------- Chapter XIV, Luke Sawyer Speaks to the League

A Sheaf of Poetry by Late-Nineteenth- Century American Women

Sarah M. B. Piatt (1836-1894)
Giving Back the Flower
Shapes of a Soul
The Palace-Burner
We Two
His Mother's Way

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919)
Goddess of Liberty, Answer

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930)
Love and the Witches

Sophie Jewett (1861-1909)
Entre Nous
Armistice
I Speak Your Name

E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) (1861-1913)
The Camper
The Corn Husker
The Indian Corn Planter

Elaine Goodale Eastman (1863-1953)
The Wood-Chopper to His Ax
The Cross and the Pagan

Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935)
I Sit and Sew
You! Inez!
The Proletariat Speaks

Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn (1876-1959)
Behold the Lillies

The Making of "Americans"

Abraham Cahan (1860-1951)
from Yekl
----------- Chapter 4, The Meeting
----------- Chapter 9, The Parting
----------- Chapter 10, A Defeated Victor

Edith Maud Eaton (Sui Sin Far) (1865-1914)
Leaves from the Mental Portfolio of an Eurasian
from Mrs. Spring Fragrance
----------- In the Land of the Free

Onoto Watanna (Winifred Eaton) (1875-1954)
A Half Caste

Mary Austin (1868-1934)
from Earth Horizon
----------- Chapter III

Gertrude Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa, Sioux) (1876-1938)
from The School Days of an Indian Girl
----------- Chapter I, The Land of Red Apples
----------- Chapter II, The Cutting of My Long Hair
----------- Chapter III, The Snow Episode
----------- Chapter VI, Four Strange Summers
----------- Chapter VII, Incurring My Mother's Displeasure
Why I Am a Pagan

Mary Antin (1881-1949)
from The Promised Land
----------- from Chapter IX

José Martí (1853-1895)
Our America



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