Early American Literature Links
The readings for English 345 can be found here and throughout the internet
Seek and ye shall find!
General Puritan New England links and history
Early American literature and history timeline
Institutes of the Christian Religion
"On Idolatry" -Electronic Reserves
William Bradford - Of Plymouth Plantantion
"The Common Course and Condition" -Electronic Reserves
"Appendix I - Downfall of the bishops" -Electronic Reserves
"Appendix X - Opinions on Unsavory Vice" -Electronic Reserves
Thomas Hooker, Sermons - Electronic Reserves
"A Short Story" -Electronic Reserves
:Unsavoury Speeches Confuted" -Electronic Reserves
Williams "John Winthrop and the Origins of American Multiculturalism
Narrative of the Captivity of Mary Rowlandson
Edward Taylor Two Poems Electronic Reserves
Michael Wigglesworth "A Song of Emptiness to Fill Up the Empty Pages Following" - E. Reserves
Cotton Mather "The Nishmath-Hajim" - Electronic Reserves
Cotton Mather from "Wonders of the Invisible World" - electronic reserves
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
"Divine and Supernatural Light"
Read Part One, especially section V from "Freedom of the Will"
"Edwards and Skinner"
"The Wilderness Sojourn of Mary Moody Emerson"
Thelma and Louise in the Wilderness; or Butch Cassidy and Jonathan Edwards in Drag
"This Consciousness that is Aware: Emily Dickinson" - Electronic Reserves
St Jean de Crevecoeur : "What is an American?" Electronic Reserves
D.H. Lawrence on "Ben Franklin"
William Byrd "Diary" -Electronic Reserves
"Declaration of Independence"
rom "Notes on Virginia"
Letter to Peter Carr
THE ROMANTIC ERA
Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Henry David Thoreau
"Where I lived and What I lived For"
"Plea for John Brown"
"Song of Myself
"Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking"
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"
Selected Poems Electronic Reserves
Williams "This Consciousness that is aware:" - Electronic Reserves
Williams "Bob Dylan and Emily Dickinson: Typological Poets of the Broken Heart"
Nathaniel Hawthorne "The minister's Black Veil"
Herman Melville - biography and links
Melville's Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne
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