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

Contents 										xxii
	 29: [There sat down, once, a thing on Henry's heart]				1695
	 76: [Henry's Confession]							1695
	145: [Also l love him: me he's done no wrong] 					1696
	153: [I'm cross with god who has wrecked this generation.]			1696
	384: [The marker slants, flowerless, day's almost done,]			1697
	385: [My daughter's heavier. Light leaves are flying.] 				1697

GWENDOLYN BROOKS (1917-     )								1698
	a song in the front yard							1699
	The Bean Eaters									1699
	We Real Cool									1699
	The Lovers of the Poor								1700
	Horses Graze									1702

ROBERT LOWELL (1917-1977)								1703
	In Memory of Arthur Winslow							1705
	After the Surprising Conversions						1707
	Her Dead Brother								1708
	Sailing Home from Rapallo							1710
	Waking in the Blue								1711
	Skunk Hour									1712
	The Neo-classical Urn								1713
	For the Union Dead								1714
	For Theodore Roethke								1715
	Reading Myself									1716
	Obit										1717
	Flight										1717
	Epilogue									1717

		FICTION AT MIDCENTURY

EUDORA WELTY (1909-     )								1719
	A Memory									1720
JOHN CHEEVER (1912-1982)								1724
	The Swimmer									1725

RALPH ELLISON (1914-     )								1732
	Invisible Man									1733
		Chapter I [Battle Royal]						1733

BERNARD MALAMUD (1914-1986)								1742
	The Mourners									1743

JAMES BALDWIN (1924-1987)								1747
	Sonny's Blues									1748

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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