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

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282 	ABIGAIL ADAMS (1744-1818)
	283 	Letter to John Adams (March 31, 1776: The Passion for Liberty)
	284 	RELATED VOICES
			EMMA WILLARD
				On Female Education

285 	THOMAS PAINE (1737-1809)
		Common Sense
	287 	Introduction
	288 Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs
		The American Crisis
	294 	Number I

299 MICHEL-GUILLAUME JEAN DE CRéVECOEUR (1735-1813)
	301 	Letters from an American Farmer
			from Letter III: What is an American?

315 OLOUDAH EQUIANO (GUSTAVUS VASSA) (1745-1801)
	3l6 	The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Oloudah Equiano
			Chapter II: Kidnapping and Enslavement


	327		Cultural Portfolio: Slavery, Freedom, and Identity
	329	SAMUEL SEWALL
			The Diary of Samuel Sewall
				The Selling of Joseph: A Memorial

	331 	BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
			from An Address to the Public; from the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting
			the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in
			Bondage

	332 	THOMAS JEFFERSON
			from Notes on the State of Virginia: On the Traits of Blacks

	334 	BLACK PETITIONS FOR FREEDOM

	338 	ANONYMOUS
			The American Museum; or, Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive
			Pieces, Prose and Poetical, May 1789
				Prose description of engraving, "Plan of an African Ship's Lower Deck"

	339	MICHEL-GUILLAUME JEAN DE CRéVECOEUR
			Letters from an American Farmer
				from Letter IX: Charleston Slave

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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