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

Contents									viii
		The Romantic Temper and the House Divided			239	

			NATURE AND SOCIETY

THE NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE							250

		TALES
	The Chiefs Daughters							252
	Coyote and Bear								253

		ORATORY
	Speech of Red Jacket							254
	Speech of Red Cloud							256

		POETRY
	Twelfth Song of the Thunder						257
	Formula to Destroy Life							258
	The Corn Grows Up							258
	At the Time of the White Dawn						258
	Snake the Cause								259
	Three Songs of Owl Woman						259
	The Weaver's Lamentation						260

		AUTOBIOGRAPHY
	Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins: Life Among the Piutes				260
	Chapter 1: First Meeting of Piutes and Whites				260

WASHINGTON IRVING (1783-1859)							264
	A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker			266
		Book III: In Which Is Recorded the Golden Reign of Wouter
			Van Twiller						266

		THE SKETCH BOOK
	Rip Van Winkle								273
	The Legend of Sleepy Hollow						284

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789-1851)						302
	The Deerslayer								305
		Chapter XXVII ('The Young Deerslayer]				305
	The Last of the Mohicans						310
		Chapter XXXII (The Hawk-eye of the Indian Wars]			310
	The Pioneers								315
		Chapter XXII [Pigeons]						315
	The Prairie								321
		Chapter XXXIX [Death of a Hero]					321
	The American Democrat							325
		An Aristocrat and a Democrat					325

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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