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
This is an anthology of public domain texts from earlier American literature, collected by students, faculty, and alumnae of Plymouth State University as an OER alternative to expensive commercial anthologies. In addition to content from earlier editions, the 2018 edition adds four new sections: Where is American Literature Now?: Contemporary Connections, Earlier American Literature in Music, Female American (1767) Supplementary Readings, and Letters from an American Farmer (1767) Supplementary Readings. This file represents the state of the work at the end of 2018. Visit to see new and updated material visit