The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume 3

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Paul Lauter, Richard Yarborough
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 838 pages
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Unrivaled diversity and teachability have made The Heath Anthology a best-selling text since the publication of its first edition in 1989. In presenting a more inclusive canon of American literature, The Heath Anthology continues to balance the traditional, leading names in American literature with lesser-known writers and to build upon the anthology's other strengths: its apparatus and its ancillaries. Now available in five volumes for greater flexibility, the Fifth Edition offers new thematic clusters to stimulate classroom discussions and to show the treatment of important topics across the genres. A new HM ClassPrep CD-ROM with an electronic version of the Instructor's Guide and an extensive array of visual aids supports instructors as they prepare for lectures. The indispensable web site has been fully updated to include revised timelines, a multimedia gallery to support thematic clusters, and a searchable Instructor's Guide. New! A new thematic cluster, "Literacy, Literature, and Democracy in Postbellum America," shows the important role written literacy and literature played in Americans' participation in the nation's culture and politics. New! New selections by authors such as Mark Twain, Charles Wadell Chesnutt, Henry James, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins call attention to the range of thinking during this era about the literary arts. New! Writers new to this volume include Onoto Watanna (Winifred Eaton). Kate Chopin's The Awakening is presented in full length.

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Review: The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume 2

User Review  - Nola1 - Goodreads

Great book to have around the house. I've read many of the stories, essays, and plays within this book with a new appreciation for literature. I would recommend is book for writers, theater majors ... Read full review

Review: The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume A: Colonial Period to 1800

User Review  - Robyn - Goodreads

I'll be honest. I read what was required for class and then skimmed. To be read more thoroughly over break. Love the variety and inclusion of women writers, as well as native tales and slave narratives. America was not solely the land of the male and white. Read full review

Contents

Publishing and Writing
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Circumstances and Literary Achievements of Native Americans
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Mary Antin 18811949
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Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Paul Lauter is the Smith Professor of Literature at Trinity College. He has served as president of the American Studies Association and is a major figure in the revision of the American literary canon.

Richard Yarborough is Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of California-Los Angeles. His work focuses on African American literature and on the construction of race in U.S. culture. He directs the University Press of New England's Library of Black Literature series.

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