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American Tradition in Literature, Volume I

American Tradition in Literature, Volume I - 12th edition

American Tradition in Literature, Volume I - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780077239046

ISBN10: 0077239040

American Tradition in Literature, Volume I by George Perkins - ISBN 9780077239046
Edition: 12TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
American Tradition in Literature, Volume I by George Perkins - ISBN 9780077239046

ISBN13: 9780077239046

ISBN10: 0077239040

Edition: 12TH 09

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Widely known as the anthology that best unites tradition with innovation, The American Tradition in Literature is proud to enter its fifth decade of leadership among textbook anthologies of American literature. Each volume continues to offer a flexible organization, with literary merit as the guiding principle of selection. The new photos and illustrations illuminate the texts and literary/historical timelines help students put works in context.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of illustrations


EXPLORATION AND THE COLONIES, 1492-1791 Virginia and the South New England Timeline: Exploration and the Colonies

NATIVES AND EXPLORERS NATIVE LITERATURE: THE ORAL TRADITION A Tale of the Sky World The Chief's Daughters Coyote and Bear Twelfth Song of the Thunder The Corn Grows Up At the Time of the White Dawn Snake the Cause The Weaver's Lamentation

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (14511506) [Report on the First Voyage]

GIOVANNI DA VERRAZZANO (1485?1528) From Verrazzano's Voyage: 1524

ALVAR NUNEZ CABEZ DE VACA (c. 1490c. 1557) From The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca Chapter 12: The Indians Bring Us Food Chapter 16: The Christians Leave the Island of Malhado

RICHARD HAKLUYT (15521616) From The Famous Voyage of Sir Francis Drake [Nova Albion]

SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN (c. 15671635) From Voyages of Samuel de Champlain: The Voyages of 16041607 Chapter 8: Continuation of the discoveries along the coast of the Almouchiquois, and what we observed in detail

THE COLONIES JOHN SMITH (15801631) From The General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles From The Third Book: The Proceedings and Accidents of the English Colony in Virginia Chapter II: What Happened till the First Supply From The Fourth Book: The Proceedings of the English after the Alteration of the Government of Virginia John Smith's Relation to Queen Anne of Pocahontas (1616) From The Sixth Book: The General History of New England The Description of New England

WILLIAM BRADFORD (15901657) From Of Plymouth Plantation, Book I Chapter IX: Of Their Voyage, and How They Passed the Sea; and of Their Safe Arrival at Cape Cod Chapter X: Showing How They Sought Out a Place of Habitation; and What Befell Them Thereabout From Of Plymouth Plantation, Book II [The Mayflower Compact (1620)] [Compact with the Indians (1621)] [First Thanksgiving (1621)] [Narragansett Challenge (1622)] [Thomas Morton of Merrymount (1628)]

THOMAS MORTON (c. 15791647) New English Canaan From The First Book: Containing the Original of the Natives, Their Manners, and Customs, with Their Tractable Nature and Love towards the English Chapter IV: Of Their Houses and Habitations Chapter XV: Of Their Admirable Perfection in the Use of the Senses From The Third Book Containing a Description of the People That Are Planted There, What Remarkable Accidents Have Happened There Since They Were Settled, What Tenants They Hold, Together with the Practice of Their Church Chapter XIV: Of the Revels of New Canaan Chapter XV: Of a Great Monster Supposed to be at Mare Mount and the Preparation Made to Destroy It

JOHN WINTHROP (15881649) From A Model of Christian Charity Chapter 1, A Model Here of

ROGER WILLIAMS (1603?1683) From The Bloody Tenet of Persecution for Cause of Conscience Preface Chapter XCIII Letter to the Town of Providence

PURITANISM ANNE BRADSTREET (1612?1672) The Prologue The Flesh and the Spirit Contemplations The Author to Her Book Before the Birth of One of Her Children To My Dear and Loving Husband A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment Another [Letter of Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment] In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665 Being a Year and a Half Old Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666

MICHAEL WIGGLESWORTH (16311705) From The Day of Doom

MARY ROWLANDSON (1636?1711?) From A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

SAMUEL SEWALL (16521730) From Th