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

CONTENTS

xvii Preface


CONTEMPORARY PERIOD: 1945 TO THE PRESENT

    1887 Earlier Generations: Cold War Culture
        and Its Discontents


    1891 Ann Petry (1908-1997)
    1892 The Witness


    1904 Theodore Roethke (1908-1965)
    1905 Frau Bauman, Frau Schmidt, and Frau Schwartze
    1906 Root Cellar
    1907 Big Wind
    1908 from The Lost Son
    1908     1. The Flight
    1909     4. The Return
    1910     5. It was beginning winter
    1911 from Meditations of an Old Woman
    1911     First Meditation
    1914     from Fourth Meditation
    1916 Elegy
    1916 My Papa's Waltz


    1917 Eudora Welty (1909-2002)
    1919 The Wide Net


    1934 Charles Olson (1910-1970)
    1936 The Kingfishers
    1943 For Sappho, Back
    1946 I, Maximus of Gloucester, to You
    1950 Maximus, to himself


    1952 Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)
    1954 The Fish

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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