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Ampasspg3 30. American lit timeline. Short Stories and Classic Literature. Literature Learning Guides & Teacher Resources. Heath Anthology of American Literature- Timeline. Literary Resources. This page is part of the Literary Resources collection maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers – Newark.

Literary Resources

Comments and suggestions are welcome. American Literature See also the Ethnicities and Nationalities page. Calls for Papers From Penn's list. Voice of the Shuttle — American Literature The best set of links. ALB1876: American Libraries before 1876 Nearly ten thousand records on early American libraries. American Authors (Mitsuharu Matsuoka, Nagoya Univ., Japan) Very extensive list of links to hundreds of Americanist sites.

NativeWeb Resources: Literature. RSAP. The African-American Mosaic Exhibition. February 9–August 29, 1994.

The African-American Mosaic Exhibition

American Studies @ The University of Virginia. E-texts of Fiction and Poetry On-line Journals E-Texts of Fiction and Poetry Introduction:

American Studies @ The University of Virginia

American Literature. American Authors on the Web - ƒAƒƒŠƒJ‚̍ì‰Æ. Chronicling America « Library of Congress. American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page. All Exhibitions - Exhibitions. The richness and variety of the Library’s exhibitions reflect the universal and diverse nature of the Library’s collections.

All Exhibitions - Exhibitions

Four major themes underlie most of the exhibitions—the presentation of great libraries and written traditions; the exploration of America’s past and character; the examination of world cultures and history; and the celebration of events, individuals, and works that shaped the twentieth century and beyond. See Current Exhibitions at the Library Now By Title (in alpha order) 1492: An Ongoing Voyage. Exhibition Overview - America Reads.

In 2012, a group of curators and subject experts in the Library of Congress developed the institution's popular exhibition, Books That Shaped America.

Exhibition Overview - America Reads

The books chosen were not intended to be a list of the “best” books published in the United States. Rather, the group chose eighty-eight core books by American authors that had, for a wide variety of reasons, a profound effect on American life. Acknowledged classics such as Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Richard Wright's Native Son, made the list, as did lesser known works like Allen Ginsberg's Howl. Indisputable fiction masterpieces such as William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury and Toni Morrison's Beloved were intermingled with important nonfiction works, such as Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique and Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.

Thousands of readers responded with their choices. In other words, the list is anything but definitive or all-encompassing. Introduction - Language of the Land. America always!

Introduction - Language of the Land

. . . . Always the prairies, pastures, forests, vast cities, travelers, Kanada, the snows; Always these compact lands — lands tied at the hips with the belt stringing the huge oval lakes; Always the West, with strong native persons All sights, South, North, East — all deeds, promiscuously done at all times, All characters, movements, growths. . . . Walt Whitman, American Vistas From Robert Frost's New England farms to John Steinbeck's California valleys to Eudora Welty's Mississippi Delta, American authors have shaped our view of America's regional landscapes in all their astonishing variety. They have created unforgettable characters, inseparably identified with the territory they inhabit. American Writers. About this Writer As a member of the Separatist movement within Puritanism, Bradford migrated to Holland in 1609 in search of religious freedom and lived 11 years in Leiden.

American Writers

In 1620 he helped organize the Mayflower's expedition to the New World. To bind the group into a political body, Bradford helped draft the important Mayflower Compact en route to America. "The American 1950s" READINGS IN THE AMERICAN 1950S (roughly alphabetical) Mario Savio, obituary Mario Savio's Pages compiled by anya@mail.hooked.net Berkeley Free Speech Movement, 1963-64 - a narrative summary by David Burner Berkeley's archive of Free Speech Movement materials Mario Savio, 1988 speech Notes from the Savio memorial service, 12/8/96 "See Jane Run": A student fleeing from mounted police during an anti-war protest, c. 1970 (photograph captioned: "We're the people our parents warned us against.

"The American 1950s"

See Jane Run. Making of America. Aking of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

Making of America

The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. For more details about the project, see About MoA. Making of America is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. New Additions: We have recently added a new feature, subject browsing. 99 more volumes focusing on New York City were added to MoA in June 2007. Teaching 'The Great Gatsby' With The New York Times. Update | April 25, 2013 We now have an all-new version of this post, updated for the new movie with teaching ideas as well as both the resources below and many new ones.

Teaching 'The Great Gatsby' With The New York Times

Find it here. A few years ago, Adam Cohen noted on the Opinion page that Jay Gatsby was at the top of a list of the 100 best fictional characters since 1900. He went on to discuss how and why Gatsby – the “cynical idealist, who embodies America in all its messy glory” – is still relevant, perhaps more than ever. Do your students still relate to Gatsby? Do they recognize America and themselves in his drive for self-improvement, his penchant for self-invention, his devotion to self-discipline? We offer these resources on, and related to, F.

Lesson Plans Student Crossword Puzzles Times Topics Resources From NYTimes.com. Home. The Literature Network: Online classic literature, poems, and quotes. Essays & Summaries. American Writers. Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events, 1620-1920. Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events: Pre-1620 to 1920 This timeline provides a short chronology of events in American history and literature. It is linked to course pages and bibliographies as well as to a set of more general linked resources: pages on American authors, literary movements, and American literature sites. Each author page contains a picture (if available), a bibliography (if available), links to major sites about the author, and links to works online.