Texas State University Literature (Bedford Anthology of American Literature Authors)

The Story of Creation
As told By Thin Leather and Transcribed by J. William Lloyd and Edward H. Wood

The Becoming of the Native
N. Scott Momaday

Of Plimoth Plantation
William Bradford

Suppressed Speech on the 35th Anniversary of the Pilgrims’ Landing at Plymouth Rock
Wamsutta (Frank B.) James

Before the Birth of One of Her Children
Anne Bradstreet

To my Dear an Loving Husband
Anne Bradstreet

Here Follows some Verses upon the Burning of Our House
Anne Bradstreet

The Sovereignty and Goodness of God
Mary Rowlandson

From the Wonders of the Invisible World
Cotton Mather

From the Diary of Samuel Sewall
Samuel Sewall

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Jonathon Edwards

The Autobiography
Benjamin Franklin

The Late Benjamin Franklin
Mark Twain

From the Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African, Written By Himself
Olaudah Equiano

On Being Brought from Africa to America
Phillis Wheatley

Letter To Samsom Occum
Phillis Wheatley

What is an American
J Hector St John de Crevecoeur

Common Sense
Thomas Paine

Notes on the State of Virginia
Thomas Jefferson

Rip Van Winkle
Washington Irving

Annabel Lee
Edgar Allen Poe

My Lost Youth
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Woman in the Nineteenth Century
Margaret Fuller

Henry David Thoreau

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and American Slave, Written By Himself
Frrederick Douglass

Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Harriet Jacobs

Young Goodman Brown
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Bartleby, The Scrivener
Herman Melville

Song of Myself
Walt Whitman

211 (Fr 207)
Emily Dickinson

Poem #712
Emiliy Dickson

Dixie’s Land
Daniel Emmett

The Gettysburg Address
Abraham Lincoln

Second Inaugural Address March 4, 1865
Abraham Lincoln