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Walt Whitman

1819 - 1892

-traveler, nurse during American Civil War(1861-1865)
-poetry collection (Leaves of Grass)
-first edition, 1855

Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

-first major American writer
-life on the Mississippi River (memoir, and a travel book-recounting his trip)
-novels he has wrote have helped to pave away for future journalist. (change the way they wrote)
-The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884 in England, 1885 in U.S)

Henry James

1843 - 1916

-Daisy Miller (1878)
-first in Comhill (Summer of 1879)
-about an American girl in Europe

Stephen Crane

1871 - 1900

-The Red Badge of Courage
-war novel
-during the American Civil War

Gertrude Stein

1874 - 1946

-spent most of life in France
-Three Lives (book)
-three stories in one (The Good Anna, Melanctha, and The Gentle Lena)
-all stories take place in Bridepoint
-all different stories
-The Good Anna (about a servant for a middle class german stock)
-The Gentle Lena (follows death of a girl brought to Bridepoint by her cousin, she was first in America)
-Meelanctha (focus on race, sex, gender, and female heath in Bridepoint)

Upton Sinclair

1878 - 1968

-The Jungle (novel) 1906
-potrays life as an immigrant in America
-meat packing

Rise Of Silas Lapham

1885

-written by William Dean Howells
-novel
-published in 1855
-about getting rich but having no social life

F. Scott Fitzgerald

1896 - 1940

-The Great Gatsby
-published in 1925
-take place on Long Island North Shore (NYC)
-spring to fall
-about a man continuing to have parties in order to attract a lady from his past

F. Scott Fitzgerald

1896 - 1940

-The Great Gatsby
-published in 1925
-take place on Long Island North Shore (NYC)
-spring to fall
-about a man continuing to have parties in order to attract a lady from his past

Ernest Miller Hemingway

1899 - 1961

-author and journalist
-wrote about economy and understatement
-influenced fiction we read today