Final English Timeline

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Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

1855

Jim Crow Laws

1876 - 1964

Naturalism

1880 - 1911

Cult of True Womanhood/Separation of the Spheres

1890 - 1920

The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

1898

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

1899

The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B Du Bois

1907

South of the Slot by Jack London

1909

Modernism

1910 - 1945

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S Eliot

1915

Harlem Renaissance

1918 - 1935

I, Too by Langston Hughes

1925

Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway

1927

The Passing by Nella Larsen

1929

Post Modernism

1945 - 2014

Beat Generation

1950 - 1960

Confessional Poets

1950 - 1968

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

Civil Rights/Black Power

1955 - 1975

A Supermarket in California by Allen Ginsberg

1956

Her Kind by Anne Sexton

1960

March on Washington/ Martin Luther King Jr's Speech

1963

Civil Rights Act

1964

Black Power/Black Arts Movement

1965 - 1980

Daddy by Sylvia Plath

1965

Malcolm X was assassinated

1965

A Poem Some People Will Have to Understand by Amiri Baraka

1969

Power by Audre Lorde

1978

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

1984

Beloved by Toni Morrison

1987

Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

1990

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

2010

Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell

2013

BUCK by MK Asante

2013