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

    From Tbe Autobiography, Part One   206
    From Tbe Autobiograpby, from Part Two   266

John Woolman (1720-1772)   285
    From Tbe Journal of of John Woolman (Early Life and
        Vocation)   286

    From Some Considerations on tbe Keeping of
        Negroes   295

J. Hector St.Jphn De Crevecoeur (1735-1813)   304
    From Letters from an American Farmer: Letter III. What
        Is an American?   305

John Adams (1735-1826)   312
    John Adams to Abigail Adams, July 3, 1776   313

Thomas Paine (1737-1809)   316
    From Common Sense: Introduction, & Parts I-II   317

    From The American Crisis: Number 1   332

    From The Age of Reason   340

Thomas Jefferson (1745-1826)   342
    From Tbe Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson:
        The Declaration Independence   344

    From Notes on the State of Virginia, Query V.
        Cascades   351

    From Notes on the State of Virginia, Query VI. Productions
        Minerals, Vegetable, and Animal   352

    From Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XI.
        Aborigines, Original Condition and Origin   359

    From Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XVIII.
        Manners [Effects of Slavery]   364

    From Notes on tbe State of Virginia, Query XIX.
        Manufactures   366

James Madison (1751-1836)   368
    The Federalist No.10   370

Phillip Freneau (1752-1832)   377
    The Indian Burying Ground   378
    On the Religion of Nature   379

Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784)   381
    On the Deatb of the Rev.Mr.George Whitefield, 1770   383
    On Being Brought from Africa to America,   385



Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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