Contents • xix

1428 Lyrics of the Hearthside

1428 Sympathy

1429 The Real Question

1429 John Milton Oskison (1874-1947) 1430 The Problem of Old Harjo

1435 Corridos

1436 Kiansis 1/Kansas I 1438 Gregorio Cortez

1443 William Dean Howells (1837-1920) 1445 Editha

1454 Henry James (1843-1916) 1456 Daisy Miller: A Study

1496 The]olly Corner

1517 Kate Chopin (1851-1904) 1519 Desiree's Baby

1523 The Story of an Hour

1525 Hamlin Gadand (1860-1940) 1526 Up the Coule

1555 Stephen Crane (1871-1900) 1557 The Open Boat

1573 The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky

1581 Jack London (1876-1916) 1582 South of the Slot

1593 Standing Bear (Machunazha) (Ponca) (1829-1908) 1594 What I Am Going to Tell You Here Will Take ,\1e Until Dark

1596 Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)

1597 The Yellow Wall-Paper

1609 Henry Adams (1838-1918) 1611 The Education afHemy Adams

1611 Chapter XXV: The Dyoamo and the Virgin

1619 Developments in Women's Writing 1620 Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

1621 My Contraband

1634 Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) 1636 A \':'hite Heron