American Lit Final Project

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Cult of Womanhood

1820 - 1860

Walt Whitman "Leaves of Grass"

1855

Naturalism

1865 - 1900

Jim Crow Laws

1877 - 1960

Steven Crane " The Open Boat"

1897

Kate Chopin "The Awakening"

1899

Booker T. Washington "Up from Slavery"

1901

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

1903

Jack London "South of the Slot"

1909

Modernism

1910 - 1945

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

1915

Harlem Renaissance

1918 - 1935

Langston Hughes "Harlem"

1925

Nella Larsen "Passing"

1929

Confessional Poets

1950 - 1960

The Beat Generation

1950 - 1960

Sylvia Plath " Daddy"

1950

Alen Ginsberg "Howl"

1955

Black Power Movement/ Black Civil Rights

1955 - 1975

Post Modernism

1960 - 2015

Anne Sexton "Housewife"

1962

Amiri Baraka "As agony. As now"

1964

John Updike "Trust Me"

1979

Sandra Cisneros "House on Mango Street"

1984

Don Delillo "White Noise"

1985

Toni Morrison "Beloved"

1987

Tim O'Brian "In the Field"

1990

Karen Russell "Vampires in the Lemon Grove"

2013