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

    Book II, Chapter XI. The Remainder of Anno Domini 1620: The Mayflower Compact   64
    Book II, Chapter XII. Anno Domini 1621: First Thanksgiving   66

John Winthrop (1588-1649)   67
    A Model of Christian Charity   68

Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)   84
    Tbe Prologue   85

    Tbe Autbor to Her Book   87

    Before tbe Birtb of One of Her Cbildren   88

    To My Dear and Loving Husband   89

    In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabetb
       Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665, Being
       a Year and a Half Old   90

    In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Anne Bradstreet,
       Who Deceased June 20, 1669, Being Three
       Years and Seven Months Old   91


Mary Rowlandson (1655-1711)   92
    A True History of tbe Captivity and Restoration
       of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson   93


Edward Taylor (1642?-1729)   138
    Meditation 22 (First Series)   139

    Meditation 38 (First Series)   140

    Huswifery   142


Cotton Mather (1663-1728)   143
    From Tbe Wanders of tbe Invisible World   144
       A People of God in tbe Devil's Territories   144
       The Trial of Martha Carrier   147

    From Magnalia Christi Americana, Galeacius Secundus:
       The Life of William Bradford, Esq., Governor of
           Plymoutb Colony   151


Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)   160
    Personal Narrative   l62
    Sinners in tbe Hands of an Angry God   175


Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)   191
    Tbe Way to Wealtb   193
    Remarks Concerning tbe Savages of Nortb America   201

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1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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