The open anthology of earlier American literature

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Native American and Ethnograrphic Texts , Christopher Columbus , Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca , The Requerimiento , The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 , William Bradford , Thomas Morton , Anne Bradstreet , Mary Rowlandson , Cotton Mather , Jonathan Edwards , Thomas Paine , Thomas Jefferson , Toussaint L'Ouverture , Briton Hammon , Prince Hall , Phillis Wheatley , Judith Sargent Murray , Susanna Rowson , Washington Irving , Ralph Waldo Emerson , Edgar Allan Poe , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry David Thoreau , Herman Melville , Frederick Douglass , Walt Whitman , Harriet Beecher Stowe , Harriet Jacobs , Mark Twain , Arts and humanities
Goode, Abby
In this third edition of "The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature," students collectively wrote a preface which encompasses their theory of American literature, added new texts and introductory headnotes, created companion essays on themes such as race in Uncle Tom's Cabin and creative rewritings of Mary Rowlandson's captivity narrative, and developed a new section entitled "Where is American Literature Now?," which analyzes contemporary adaptations of Early American literary texts and themes. Students in future Early American Literature classes will read, remix, and contribute to this ongoing PSU-based anthology. A version of this work is also available on the Pressbooks platform at