Covers, Titles, and Tables: The Formations of American Literary Canons

53 Talking Bones
54 O1d Boss Wants into Heaven
56 Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910)
58 Tim Smiley and His Jumping Frog
62 from Roughing It
62 Chapter XLVIII, Buck Fanshaw's Funeral
67 A True Story
70 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
101 from The Autobiography of Mark Twain
101 Chapter 4
103 As Regards Patriotism
104 The War Prayer
107 Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908)
108 from Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings
108 Chapter II, The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story
109 Chapter IV, How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox
111 from Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches
111 Free Joe and the Rest of the World
119 Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932)
120 What Is a White Man?
126 The Goophered Grapevine
135 The Passing of Grandison
147 The Wife of His Youth
155 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
163 William Dean Howells (1837-1920)
163 from Criticism and Fiction
Editor's Easy Chair
166 Samuel Longhorns Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910)
166 from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
166 Notice and Explanatory
166 Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
166 The Western Association of Writers


Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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