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

Contents 										xiii
		BY THE ROADSIDE
	Gods										941
	The Dalliance of the Eagles							941

		DRUM-TAPS
	Cavalry Crossing a Ford								942
	Vigil Strange l Kept on the Field One Night					942
	A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim					943
	The Wound-Dresser								943
	Look Down Fair Moon								945
	Reconciliation									945

		MEMORIES OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN
	When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd					945

		AUTUMN RIVULETS
	There Was a Child Went Forth							951
	To a Common Prostitute								952

	Prayer of Columbus								952
	The Sleepers									954

		WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH
	Darest Thou Now O Soul								959
	Whispers of Heavenly Death							959
	Chanting the Square Deific							960
	A Noiseless Patient Spider							961

		FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT
	To a Locomotive in Winter							961
	By Broad Potomac's Shore							962

		SECOND ANNEX: GOOD-BYE MY FANCY
	Good-bye My Fancy!								962

	Democratic Vistas								963

EMILY DICKINSON (1830-1886) 								971
	49 [I never lost as much but twice] 						973
	67 [Success is counted sweetest]						973
	130 [These are the days when Birds come back –] 				973
	214 [I taste a liquor never brewed—] 						973
	241 [I like a look of Agony]							974
	249 [Wild Nights-Wild Nights!] 							974
	252 [l can wade Grief—] 							974
	258 [There's a certain Slant of light] 						974
	280 [I felt a Funeral, in my Brain] 						974
	285 [The Robin's my Criterion for Tune—] 					975
	288 [I'm Nobody! Who are you?] 							975
	290 [of Bronze—and Blaze—] 							975

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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