xxviii • Contents

2346 Adrienne Rich (b. 1929) 2347 Diving into the Wreck 2349 Power

2350 Not Somewhere Else, but Here

2352 The Beat Movement

2352 Lawrence Ferlinghetti (b. 1919) 2353 I Am Waiting

2357 Dove Sta Amore ... 2357 The Old Italians Dying

2360 Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) 2360 The Vanishing American Hobo

2366 Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) 2367 Howl

2375 America

2378 Contemporary Period: New Generations 2387 New Generations: Prose

2387 John Barth (b. 1930)

2388 Night-Sea Journey

2394 Toni Morrison (b. 1931) 2395 Recitatif

2408 John Updike (b. 1932) 2410 Trusr Me

2415 ErnestJ. Gaines (b. 1933) 2416 The Sky Is Gray

2436 N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa) (b. 1934) 2437 The Way to Rainy Mountain

2437 Headwaters
2437 Prologue
2438 from the Introduction
2440 IV
2441 XVI
2442 XVII
2443 XXIV
2443 Epilogue
2445 Rainy Mountain Cemetery