19th Century American Literature

Allcott, Louisa May. Little Women
_____. Hospital Sketches
Alger, Horatio. Ragged Dick.
Apess, William. A Son of the Forest
Bellamy, Edward. Looking Backward
Blackhawk. Life of Blackhawk.
Bierce, Ambrose. “The Damned Thing,” “An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge”
Robert Montgomery Bird. Boucicault, Dion. The Octoroon.
Brown, Charles Brockden. Arthur Mervyn
Brown, William Wells. Clotel
Bryant, William Cullen. “Abraham Lincoln,” “Thanatopsis,” “The Yellow Violet,” “Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood,” "I Cannot Forget with what Fervid Devotion," “To a Waterfowl,” “The Burial-Place,” “A Fragment,” “Green River,” “A Winter Piece,” “The Rivulet,” “Summer Wind,” “Autumn Woods,” “After a Tempest,” “Sonnets: Midsummer, October, November,” “The Prairies,” “The Fountain,” “The Painted Cup,” “To the Fringed Gentian,” “To Cole, the Painter, Departing for Europe”
Cable, George Washington. The Grandissimes
Cary, Alice and Phoebe. Poems.
Chesnutt, Charles. The Conjure Woman
_____. The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line
Child, Lydia Maria. Hobomok, An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans
Chopin, Kate. The Awakening.
Clemens, Samuel [Mark Twain]. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
_____. Puddin’head Wilson
Cummins, Maria. The Lamplighter.
Cooper, James Fenimore. The Pioneers
_____. The Last of the Mohicans
_____. Satanstoe
Crane, Stephen. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
_____. The Red Badge of Courage
Davis, Rebecca Harding. "Life in the Iron Mills"
DeForest, William. Miss Ravenal’s Conversion from Secession to Loyalty
Delany, Martin. Blake or the Huts of America.
Dickinson, Emily. selected poems
Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
_____. “The Heroic Slave,” “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”
Dunbar, Paul Laurence. The Sport of the Gods.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo. “Nature,” “The Rhodora,” “Each and All,” “Compensation,” “The Snow-Storm,” “The Problem,” “Uriel,” “Hamatreya,” “Ode,” “Days,” “The Sphinx,” “Bacchus,” “Merlin,” “Brahma,” “Nature,” “The American Scholar,” “The Transcendentalist," "Self-Reliance," “Circles,” The Poet,” “Experience,” “Montaigne,” “1851 Address,” “Fate,” “Illusions”
Wilkins, Mary. A New England Nun and Other Stories
Fern, Fanny. Ruth Hall.
Fuller, Margaret. Summer on the Lakes
_____. Woman in the Nineteenth Century
Garland, Hamlin. Main-Travelled Roads.
Griggs, Sutton. Imperium in Imperio.
Harper, Frances. Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted
Harte, Bret. The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Stories.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter
_____. The Blithedale Romance
_____. The Rise of Silas Lapham
_____. “My Kinsman, Major Molineux,” “Young Goodman Brown,” “The Minister’s Black Veil,” “The Maypole of Marymount,” “The Birth-mark,” “The Artist,” “Egotism,” “Banquet,” “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” “Ethan Brand”
Howells, William Dean.
_____. A Modern Instance
Irving, Washington. The Sketch Book
Jackson, Helen Hunt. Ramona
Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
James, Henry. The American
_____. The Portrait of a Lady
Jewett, Sarah Orne. The Country of the Pointed Firs
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. “The Song of Hiawatha”
Lowell, James Russell. “Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration,” A Fable for Critics, selections from The Biglow Papers
Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick
_____. “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” “Benito Cereno,” “Billy Budd,” “The Paradise of Bachelors and The Tartarus of Maids,” “Battle-Pieces”
Menken, Adah Isaacs. Infelicia.
Norris, Frank. McTeague
Osgood, Frances Sargent. “The Hand That Swept the Sounding Lyre”
_____. A Wreath of Flowers from New England.
Page, Thomas Nelson. In Ole Virginia.
Poe, Edgar Allan. "Al Aaraaf,” “Romance,” “Dreams,” “To Science,” “To Helen,” “Silence,” “The Raven,” “Ulalume,” “Poetic Principle,” “Ligeia," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "William Wilson," "Maelstrom,” “The Purloined Letter,” "The Masque of the Red Death," "The Philosophy of Composition"
_____. Eureka
Ridge, John Rollin. Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murietta.
Ruiz de Burton, Maria. The Squatter and the Don.
Schoolcraft, Jane Johnston. The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky: The Writings of Janee Johnston Schoolcraft.
Sedwick, Catherine Maria. Hope Leslie
Sejour, Victor. “The Mulatto.”
Sigourney, Lydia. Collected Poems.
Simms, William Gilmore. The Yemasee.
Stone, John Augustus. Metamora.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Thoreau, Henry David. Walden, "Walk to Wachusett," "Resistance to Civil Government [Civil Disobedience]," "A Plea for Captain John Brown," “Slavery in Massachusetts,” selected poems
Tanner, John. The Falcon.
Walker, David. David Walker’s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World
Warner, Susan. Wide, Wide World.
Whittier, James Greenleaf. “The Hunters of Men,” “The Farewell,” “At Port Royal,” “Proem,” “Songs of Labor”, “Dedication,” “Song of Slaves in the Desert,” “Ichabod,” “The Haschish,” “Skipper Ireson's Ride,” “Snow-Bound,” “Among the Hills,” “Telling the Bees,” “My Playmate,” “What the Birds Said,” “My Triumph”
Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass (1855), “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” Drum-Taps, “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd,” “Passage to India,” “Pioneers,” Democratic Vistas
Wilson, Harriet. Our Nig.