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

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	405 	WALTER CHANNING
			from American Language and Literature ( 1815)
	405 	JAMES KIRKE PAULDING
			Salmagundi, Second Series. Saturday, August 19, 1820
				A National Literature

408 	JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789-1851)
	412 	Preface to The Leather-stocking Tales
	415 	The Deerslayer
			Chapter VII: The Commencement of a Career in Forest Exploits
	426 	The Pioneers
			Chapter XXXIII: Not Guilty with a Clean Conscience
	435	The Prairie
			Chapter XXXIV: I Die, As I Have Lived

443 	SARAH GRIMKƒ (1792-1873) AND ANGELINA GRIMKƒ
	(1805-1879)
	444 	Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
	449 	RELATED VOICES
			SOJOURNER TRUTH
				Woman's Rights Convention

451 WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794-1878)
	454 	Thanatopsis
	456 	To a Waterfowl
	457 	The Prairies


461 	Literature of the American Renaissance, 1836-1865

		Introduction
	461 		"Who Reads an American Book?"
	464 		A Revolution in Consciousness
	466 		"Incomparable Materials"
	467 		An Improving Spirit
	468 		"Self-Made or Never Made"
	470 		Gold Rush
	471 		Railroad Iron
	472 		Impending Crisis

476	JOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY (1795-1870)
	477	Swallow Barn
			II: A Country Gentleman

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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