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

Contents								xi

	COUNTEE CULLEN (1903-1946) 					696
		Yet Do I Marvel 					697
		Incident 						697

	RICHARD WRIGHT (1908-1960) 					699
		Long Black Song 					700

	MURIEL RUKEYSER (1913-1980) 					723
		Effort at Speech Between Two People 			724
		Suicide Blues 						725
		Poem 							726

PART III	AMERICAN PROSE SINCE 1945				727

Letter to the Reader: American Literature Since 1945, Cold War to
			Contemporary 					729

	EUDORA WELTY (1909-2001) 					762
		A Worn Path 						763

	TENNESSEE WILLIAMS (1911- 1983) 				771
		Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 					773

	JOHN CHEEVER (1912-1982) 					859
		The Enormous Radio 					860

	BERNARD MALAMUD (1914-1986) 					870
		The Mourners 						870

	RALPH ELLISON (1914-1994) 					877
		Battle Royal 						878

	GRACE PALEY (B. 1922) 						891
		A Conversation with My Father 				892

	JAMES BALDWIN (1924-1987) 					897
		Notes of a Native Son 					897

	FLANNERY O'CONNOR (1925-1964) 					917
		Revelation 						917

	MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (1929-1968)				936
		I Have a Dream 						937

	TONI MORRISON (B. 1931) 					94l
		Recitatif 						942

	JOHN UPDIKE (B. 1932) 						960
		Separating 						960

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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