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

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	1275 	1540: [As imperceptibly as Griefs]
	1275 	1545: [The Bible is an antique Volume--]
	1276 	1624: [Apparently with no surprise]
	1276 	1651: [A Word made Flesh is seldom]
	1277 	1670: [In Winter in my Room]
	1278 	1732: [My life closed twice before its close--]
	1278 	1760: [Elysium is as far as to]
		[Excerpts from the Letters of Emily Dickinson]
	1279 		To Austin Dickinson-October 17, 1851 [How glad I am you are well]
	1279 		To Susan Gilbert Dickinson-June 27, 1852 [Susie, will you indeed]
	1280 		To T. W. Higginson-April 15, 1862 [Say if my Verse is]
	1281 		To T. W. Higginson-April 25, 1862 [Thank you for the]
	1282 		To T. W. Higginson-June 7, 1862 [Will you be my]
	1283 		To T. W. Higginson-July 1862 [My Business is Circumference]
	1284 		To Susan Gilbert Dickinson-early October 1883 [The Vision of]
	1285 		To T. W. Higginson-spring 1886 [I have been very ill,]
	1286 		From T. W. Higginson to his wife-August 17, 1870


	1289 	The Literature of an Expanding Nation,
		1865-1912

		Introduction
	1289 		The Paradox of Peace
	1290 		Opportunism and Corruption
	1291 		Exposure and Reform
	1293 		The Old Order Gives Way
	1293 		The Writer's Profession
	1294 		Getting at the "Real"
	1296 		Writing About Lives on the Margin
	1296 		The Writer's Challenge
	1297 		What is an "American"?
	1298 		Emerging Feminine Identities
	1299 		New Words, New Definitions
	1302 		A Nation Connected
	1302 		A New Reading Public
	1303 		Thinking Hard and Writing Well


	1307		Cultural Portfolio: The New Immigrants
	1311	EMMA LAZARUS
			The New Colossus
	1312	HENRY JAMES
			The American Scene
				The Terrible Little Ellis Island

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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