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
From Some Considerations on tbe Keeping of
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.
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.
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
- Cain, William E., American Literature, Vol. I (2004) A
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