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Mid-Term Literature

Literature information necessary for the mid-term exam.

"Huswifery" Taylor
first African-Ameican poet Wheatley
died on the same day as John Adams Thomas Jefferson
founder of Jamestown John Smith
led the Great Awakening Edwards
Letters from an American Farmer Crevecoeur
Of Plymouth Plantation Bradford
The History of the Dividing Line Byrd
"To His Excellency General Washington" Wheatley
wrote a journal of the trip on the Mayflower Bradford
wrote a journal of a trip from Boston to New York in 1704 Knight
The General History of Virginia, New Engand, and the Summer Isles John Smith
"Address to Sarah Pierrepont" Edwards
Preparatory Meditations Taylor
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral Wheatley
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America Bradstreet
Day of Doom Wigglesworth
"These are the times that try men's souls." Paine
painted The Death of General Wolfe West
"Make me, O Lord, Thy Spinning Wheel Complete" Taylor
painted The Declaration of Independence Trumbull
the first public school in America Boston Latin School
first book published in America (non-novel) Bay Psalm Book
the first newspaper in America Boston Newsletter
America's first novel Power of Sympathy
author of America's first novel Brown
the dominant religion of the Southern settlements Church of England (Anglican)
the dominant religion of the New England settlements Puritanism
three subjects of Romantic writers 1. The past 2. Nature 3. Inner world of human nature
Coooper's Leatherstocking Tales The Pioneers, The Last of the Mohicans, the Prairie, The Pathfinder, The Deerslayer
the first detective story ever written "Murders in the Rue Morgue"
Poe's only novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
The Oval Portrait Poe
"The Devil and Tom Walker" Irving
The Spy Cooper
A History of New York Irving
"Rip Van Winkle" Irving
"Thanatopsis" Bryant
"To a Waterfowl" Bryant
expelled from Yale because of poor grades and pranks Cooper
"father of American poetry" Bryant
Precaution Cooper
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" Irving
the nineteenth-century, New York-based movement of landscape painters Hudson River School
artist of "The Oxbow" Cole
artist of "Thanatopsis" Durand
artist of "Kindred Spirits" Durand
the two men featured in "Kindred Spirits" Cole and Bryant
artist of "Sunnyside" Inness
the philosophy that romanticism replaced classicism
artist of "Three Delaware Indians" Catlin
translated Poe's works into French Baudelaire
Billy Budd Melville
"Civil Disobedience" Thoreau
Evangeline Longfellow
first editor of Atlantic Monthly Lowell
"Young Goodman Brown" Hawthorne
"I Never Saw a Moor" Dickinson
"The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls" Longfellow
was a Quaker abolitionist Whittier
professor of medicine at Harvard Holmes
"Self-Reliance" Emerson
helped to save the U.S.S. Constitution Holmes
Battle-Pieces Melville
"The Courtship of Miles Standish" Longfellow
A Fable for Critics Lowell
delivered our "cultural" Declaration of Independence Emerson
"Old Ironsides" Holmes
the only major writer who was both born in and died in Concord Thoreau
badly burned in a fire Longfellow
"A Narrow Fellow in the Grass" Dickinson
"Paul Revere's Ride" Longfellow
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers Thoreau
Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Mable Loomis Todd assembled this writer's collection Dickinson
"Bartleby the Scrivener" Melville
minister of the Second Unitarian Church in Boston Emerson
The Vision of Sir Launfal Lowell
a leading female transcendentalist who worked on The Dial Fuller
wrote Little Women Alcott
the artist of "Kaaterskill Falls" Cole
the artist of photographs of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Matthew Brady
"Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!" Thoreau
"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation." Thoreau
"Parting is all we know of heaven, / And all we need of hell." Dickinson
"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of littleminds" Emerson
"To be great is to be misunderstood." Emerson
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