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

Contents									xii
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE (1811-1896) 						813
	Oldtown Folks 								814
	Miss Asphyxia								814

HARRIET JACOBS (1813-1897) 							821
	Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl					822
		VI: The Jealous Mistress					822
		XVII: The Flight						826
		XVIII: Months of Peril						827
		XIX: The Children Sold						832

FREDERICK DOUGIASS (1817?-1895)							833
	Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass				834
		Chapter I [Birth]						834
		Chapter VII [Learning to Read and Write]			836
		Chapter X [Mr. Covey]						839

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (1819-1891)						846
	A Fable for Critics							848
	The Biglow Papers, First Series						860
		No. 1: A Letter							860
	The Biglow Papers, Second Series					865
		Introduction							865
			The Courtin'						865

An Age of Expansion: 1865-1915							869

		NEW VOICES IN POETRY

WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892) 							878
	Preface to the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass				881
	Song of Myself								893

		CHILDREN OF ADAM
	Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd					930
	Once l passed through a Populous City					930
	Facing West from California's Shores					931
	As Adam Early in the Morning						931

		CALAMUS
	For You O Democracy							931
	I Saw in Louisiana a Live-oak Growing					931

	Crossing Brooklyn Ferry							932

		SEA-DRIFT
	Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking					936
	To the Man-of-War-Bird							940

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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