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

Contents							xix

ROSE TERRY COOKE
	Blue-beard's Closet					350

HENRY TIMROD
	Charleston						352
	Ethnogenesis						353
	La Belle Juive						356
	Ode Sung at Magnolia Cemetery				357

HELEN HUNT JACKSON
	Her Eyes						358

EMILY DICKINSON
	49 I never lost as much but twice			358
	67 Success is counted sweetest				359
	71 A throe upon the features				359
	76 Exultation is the going				359
	108 Surgeons must be very careful			360
	130 These are the days when Birds come back		360
	146 On such a night					360
	I53 Dust is the only Secret				361
	185 "Faith" is a fine invention				362
	187 How many times these low feet staggered		362
	189 It's such a little thing to weep			362
	201 Two swimmers wrestled on the spar			362
	210 The thought beneath so slight a film		363
	211 Come slowly-Eden!					363
	214 I taste a liquor never brewed			363
	216 Safe in their Alabaster Chambers (1859 and 1861)	364
	234 You're right-"the way is narrow"			364
	241 I like a look of Agony				365
	249 Wild Nights-Wild Nights!				365
	254 "Hope" is the thing with feathers			365
	258 There's a certain Slant of light			366
	280 I felt a Funeral, in my Brain			366
	287 A Clock Stopped					367
	288 I'm Nobody! Who are you?				367
	301 I reason, Earth is short				368
	303 The Soul selects her own Society			368
	305 The difference between Despair			368
	315 He fumbles at your Soul				369
	324 Some keep the Sabbath going to Church		369
	326 I cannot dance upon my Toes				369
	341 After great pain, a formal feeling comes		370
	346 Not probable-The barest Chance			370
	352 Perhaps I asked too large				371
	355 'Tis Opposites-entice				371

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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