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The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern : 1877-1919

By: Hacker, Jeffrey H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.History Through Literature: Publisher: Armonk : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (232 p.).ISBN: 9781317456629.Subject(s): Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- History -- 1865-1921 -- Sources | United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- Sources | United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern : 1877-1919DDC classification: 973.8 LOC classification: E661 -- .G454 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Chronology -- Literature of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era -- Sidelight: Modern and Modernism-Terms of Art -- Adams, Henry -- Chapter 35, "Nunc Age," The Education of Henry Adams, 1918 -- Alger, Horatio -- "Tom Parker's Strange Visitor," 1892 -- Anderson, Sherwood -- "The Book of the Grotesque," Winesburg, Ohio, 1919 -- Baum, L. Frank -- Sidelight: Political Interpretations of The Wizard of Oz -- Bierce, Ambrose -- Definitions from The Devil's Dictionary, 1911 -- Cather, Willa -- Book I, Chapter Four, My Ántonia, 1918
Chopin, Kate -- "Désirée's Baby," 1893 -- Crane, Stephen -- Chapter Five, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, 1893 -- Dreiser, Theodore -- Chapter Three, "We Question of Fortune: Four-Fifty a Week," Sister Carrie (excerpt), 1900 -- Du Bois, W.E.B. -- Chapter One, "Of Our Spiritual Strivings," The Souls of Black Folk, 1903 -- Dunbar, Paul Laurence -- Selected Poems, 1896 -- Howells, William Dean -- Chapter 18, Criticism and Fiction (excerpt), 1891 -- Huckleberry Finn -- Chapter 12, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (excerpt), 1884 -- James, Henry -- Chapter One, The American (excerpt), 1877
London, Jack -- Chapter Two, "The Law of Club and Fang," The Call of the Wild, 1903 -- Muckraking -- Chapter Ten, "Cutting to Kill," The History of the Standard Oil Company, Vol. 2 (excerpt), 1904 -- Naturalism -- Realism -- Riis, Jacob -- Chapters One and Two, How the Other Half Lives (excerpts), 1890 -- Robinson, Edwin Arlington -- Selected Poems, 1897‒1921 -- Sinclair, Upton -- Chapter Nine, The Jungle (excerpt), 1906 -- Turner, Frederick Jackson -- "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (excerpt), 1893 -- Twain, Mark -- "The War Prayer," 1905 -- Wharton, Edith
Chapter One, The Age of Innocence, 1920 -- Bibliography and Web Sites -- Index
Summary: The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern: 1877-1919, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the Gilded Age and early twentieth century. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events and trends, authors, literary works, social movements, and cultural and artistic themes.The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern begins with an interdisciplinary chronology that identifies, defines, and places in context the notable historical events, literary works, authors' lives, and cultural landmarks of the period. This is followed by a comprehensive overview essay that summarizes the era's major historical trends, social movements, cultural and artistic themes, literary voices, and enduring works as reflections of each other and the spirit of the times.The core content comprises 20-30 articles on representative writers of the period, along with excerpts from essential literary works that highlight a historical theme, sociocultural movement, or the confluence of the two. These excerpts serve the Common Core emphasis on "informational texts from a broad range of cultures and periods", including "stories, drama, poetry, and literary nonfiction".
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Chronology -- Literature of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era -- Sidelight: Modern and Modernism-Terms of Art -- Adams, Henry -- Chapter 35, "Nunc Age," The Education of Henry Adams, 1918 -- Alger, Horatio -- "Tom Parker's Strange Visitor," 1892 -- Anderson, Sherwood -- "The Book of the Grotesque," Winesburg, Ohio, 1919 -- Baum, L. Frank -- Sidelight: Political Interpretations of The Wizard of Oz -- Bierce, Ambrose -- Definitions from The Devil's Dictionary, 1911 -- Cather, Willa -- Book I, Chapter Four, My Ántonia, 1918

Chopin, Kate -- "Désirée's Baby," 1893 -- Crane, Stephen -- Chapter Five, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, 1893 -- Dreiser, Theodore -- Chapter Three, "We Question of Fortune: Four-Fifty a Week," Sister Carrie (excerpt), 1900 -- Du Bois, W.E.B. -- Chapter One, "Of Our Spiritual Strivings," The Souls of Black Folk, 1903 -- Dunbar, Paul Laurence -- Selected Poems, 1896 -- Howells, William Dean -- Chapter 18, Criticism and Fiction (excerpt), 1891 -- Huckleberry Finn -- Chapter 12, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (excerpt), 1884 -- James, Henry -- Chapter One, The American (excerpt), 1877

London, Jack -- Chapter Two, "The Law of Club and Fang," The Call of the Wild, 1903 -- Muckraking -- Chapter Ten, "Cutting to Kill," The History of the Standard Oil Company, Vol. 2 (excerpt), 1904 -- Naturalism -- Realism -- Riis, Jacob -- Chapters One and Two, How the Other Half Lives (excerpts), 1890 -- Robinson, Edwin Arlington -- Selected Poems, 1897‒1921 -- Sinclair, Upton -- Chapter Nine, The Jungle (excerpt), 1906 -- Turner, Frederick Jackson -- "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (excerpt), 1893 -- Twain, Mark -- "The War Prayer," 1905 -- Wharton, Edith

Chapter One, The Age of Innocence, 1920 -- Bibliography and Web Sites -- Index

The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern: 1877-1919, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the Gilded Age and early twentieth century. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events and trends, authors, literary works, social movements, and cultural and artistic themes.The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern begins with an interdisciplinary chronology that identifies, defines, and places in context the notable historical events, literary works, authors' lives, and cultural landmarks of the period. This is followed by a comprehensive overview essay that summarizes the era's major historical trends, social movements, cultural and artistic themes, literary voices, and enduring works as reflections of each other and the spirit of the times.The core content comprises 20-30 articles on representative writers of the period, along with excerpts from essential literary works that highlight a historical theme, sociocultural movement, or the confluence of the two. These excerpts serve the Common Core emphasis on "informational texts from a broad range of cultures and periods", including "stories, drama, poetry, and literary nonfiction".

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