Volume II

Late Nineteenth Century: 1865-1910

Developments in Women's Writing

Regional Voices, National Voices

Issues and Visions in Post-Civil War America

New Explorations of an "American" Self

Modern Period: 1901-1945

Toward the Modern Age

Alienation and Literary Experimentation

The New Negro Renaissance

Issues and Visions in Modern America

Contemporary Period: 1945 to the Present

Part I--Literature of the Cold War: Orthodoxy and Resistance

Part II--New Communities, New Identities, New Energies

Part III--Postmodernity and Difference: Promises and Threats

Afterword: Classroom Issues in Teaching a New Canon

Index of Authors

Heath Anthology