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

Contents 					xiii

	Blight					109
	Dirge					110
	Threnody				112
	Concord Hymn				118
	Brahma					119
	Boston Hymn				119
	Days					122
	Terminus				122
	Experience				123
	from Quatrains
		Poet [I]			124
		Poet [II]			124
		Shakspeare			124
		Memory				124
		Climacteric			124
		Unity				125
		Circles				125
		from Life			125
		from The Exile			125

SARAH HELEN WHITMAN
	from The Past				126
	To------				126

ELIZABETH OAKES-SMITH
	Annihilation				127

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER
	Telling the Bees			127
	from Snow-Bound-A Winter Idyl		129
	Ichabod					134
	The Fruit Gift				135
	Abraham Davenport			135
	The Slave-ships				137
	The Christian Slave			141
	from Yorktown				142

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
	Hymn to the Night			143
	A Psalm of Life				144
	The Wreck of the Hesperus		145
	Excelsior				148
	The Slave in the Dismal Swamp		149
	The Warning				150
	The Arrow and the Song			150
	Mezzo Cammin				151

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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