Lit Project

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Cult of True Womanhood/Separation of Spheres

1820 - 1860

Jim Crow Laws

1876 - 1965

Naturalism

1890 - 1920

Modernism

1910 - 1945

Harlem Renaissance

1919 - 1935

Confessional Poets

1950 - 1969

(50s-60s: Dates not exact)

The Beat Generation/Beat Poets

1950 - 1969

(50s-60s: Dates not exact)

Black Civil Rights Movement

1955 - 1968

Postmodernism

1963 - 2013

(60s-Present: Dates not exact)

Black Power Movement/Black Arts Movement

1966 - 1975

Authors

American Authors

"Leaves of Grass" -Walt Whitman

1891

"The Open Boat"-Steven Crane

1897

Kate Chopin

1899

"Up from Slavery"-Booker T. Washington

1901

"The Souls of Black Folk"-W.E.B. Dubois

1903

"South of the Slot"-Jack London

1909

"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"-T.S. Eliot

1915

"I, Too"-Langston Hughes

1925

"Passing"-Nella Larsen

1929

"Her Kind"-Anne Sexton

1960

"Daddy"-Sylvia Plath

1965

"House on Mango Street"-Sandra Cisneros

1984

"White Noise"-Don Delillo

1985

"Beloved"-Toni Morrison

1987

"Trust Me"-John Updike

1987

"In the Field"-Tim O'Brien

1990

"In the American Society"-Gish Jen

1991

"Vampires in the Lemon Grove"-Karen Russell

2007