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MODERN PERIOD: 1910-1945

1713

1735 Toward the Modern Age

1736 Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856-1915)

1738 UpfromSlavery ,
1738 Chapter XIII: Two Thousand Miles for a Five-Minute Speech
1739 Chapter XIV: The Atlanta Exposition Address

1747 W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) 1749 TheSouls o/Black Folk

1749 Chapter I: Of Om Spiritual Strivings
1754 Chapter III: Of ML Booker T Washington and Others

1762 James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) 1764 Lift Every Voice and Sing

17 64 The Creation

1767 Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) 1768 Eros Turannos

1769 Mr, Flood's Party

1771 Edith Wharton (1862-1937) 1772 The Valley of Childish Things 1773 Roman Fever

1782 Willa Cather (1873-1947) 1783 A Wagner Matinee

1788 Susan Glaspell (1876-1948) 1789 Trifles

1799 Robert Frost (1874-1963) 1800 Mending Wall

1801 The Road Not Taken 1802 The Oven Bird

1802 "Out,Out-"

1803 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 1804 Desert Places

1804 Design

1805 Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) 1806 Hands

1810 Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) 1811 The Second Choice

1824 Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) 1825 Spring

1826 The Spring and the Fall