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Amerikanische Literatur bis 1900

John Winthrop (1588-1649), *A Model of Christian Charity (1630; 1838)

Anne Bradstreet (ca. 1612-1672), Ausgewählte Gedichte s. The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Mary Rowlandson (ca. 1636-c1711), *A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs Mary Rowlandson (1682)

Edward Taylor (ca. 1642-1729)"Huswifery"; Preparatory Meditations: "Prologue"; Meditations (First Series) s. The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Cotton Mather (1663-1728), Magnalia Christi Americana: "Nehemias Americanus: The Life of John Winthrop, Esq., Governor of the Massachusetts Colony" (1702)

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), "Personal Narrative" (1765); "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" (1741)

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), *The Autobiography (1771-1790; 1868)

Phillis Wheatley (ca. 1753-1784), Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773; Auswahl)

St. Jean de Crèvecoeur (1735-1813), Letters from an American Farmer: "What Is an American?" (1769-1780; 1782)

Philip Freneau (1752-1832), "The Indian Burying Ground" (1788)

Hannah Webster Foster (1759-1840), The Coquette (1794)

Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810), Wieland (1798) oder Edgar Huntly (1799)

William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), "Thanatopsis" (1814; 1821); "To a Waterfowl" (1815; 1821); "The Prairies" (1834)

James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851), The Pioneers (1823); *The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), Ausgewählte Gedichte s. The Norton Anthology of American Literature; "MS Found in a Bottle" (1833); *"Ligeia" (1838); *"The Fall of the House of Usher" (1839); *"William Wilson" (1839); *"The Masque of the Red Death" (1842); *"The Tell-Tale Heart" (1843); "The Poetic Principle" (1850)

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), Ausgewählte Gedichte s. The Norton Anthology of American Literature; *"Self-Reliance" (1841); *"The Poet" (1844); "Circles" (1841); "Experience" (1844)

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (1845)

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), *The Scarlet Letter (1850); "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" (1832); "Young Goodman Brown" (1835); "The Minister's Black Veil" (1836); "The Birthmark" (1843); "Ethan Brand" (1851)

Herman Melville (1819-1891), *Moby-Dick (1851); "Bartleby the Scrivener" (1853); "Benito Cereno" (1856)

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), *Walden (1854); "Resistance to Civil Government" ["Civil Disobedience"] (1849)

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1851-1852)

Walt Whitman (1819-1892), *"Song of Myself" (1855; 1881); "Scented Herbage of My Breast" ('Calamus,' 1860; 1881); "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" ('Drum-Taps,' 1865; 1881); "Democratic Vistas" (1867-1868; 1871); "Good-bye My Fancy" (1891)

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), *"There's a certain Slant of light" (# 258); *"I felt a Funeral, in my Brain" (# 280); *"The Soul selects her own Society-" (# 303); *"A Bird came down the Walk-" (# 328); *"After great pain, a formal feeling comes-" (# 341); *"I died for Beauty-but was scarce" (# 449); *"I heard a Fly buzz-when I died-" (# 465); *"Because I could not stop for Death-" (# 712); *"My Life had stood-a Loaded Gun-" (# 754); *"A Narrow Fellow in the Grass" (# 986); *"As imperceptibly as Grief" (# 1540)

Mark Twain (1835-1910), *Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

Henry James (1843-1916), *The Portrait of a Lady (1881)

William Dean Howells (1837-1920), The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), "The Yellow Wall-Paper" (1892)

Stephen Crane (1871-1900), The Red Badge of Courage (1895)

Kate Chopin (1851-1904), *The Awakening (1899)






Letzte Änderung: Jakubzik am 28.August 2010
Verantwortlich: Leypoldt
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