Contents • xiii

663 Spanish America

664 Tales from the Hispanic Southwest 665 La comadre Sebastiana/Dona Sebastiana 667 Los tres hermanos/The Three Brothers

671 La Llorona, the Unfaithful Maria, and La Malinche 672 La Llorona, the Unfaithful Maria, and La Malinche 674 The Devil Woman

675 Narratives from the Mexican and Early American Southwest 676 Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1808-1890)

676 from Recuerdos historicos y person ales tocante a la alta California

682 Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903)

682 A Journey Through Texas

682 San Antonio
682 The Missions
683 The Mexicans in Texas

685 Revisioning New England

686 Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865) 687 Death of an Infant

688 Indian Names

689 Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) 691 from Nature

694 The American Scholar

707 Self-Reliance

724 Concord Hymn 724 The Rhodora 725 Brahma

726 Days

726 Sarah Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) 728 from Woman in the Nineteenth Century

749 Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

751 Resistance to Civil Government
765 Walden
765 Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
775 Higher Laws
782 Spring
792 Conclusion