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BC: By German Reyes

FC: German's American Authors Mixbook German Reyes ENG 206

1: Primary Works: - Main Traveled Roads, 1891 - Hesper; a novel, 1904 - Rose of Dutcher's coolly, 1899 - The Book of the American Indian, 1923 | Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) | His theme: " Life is always changing an Literature changes with it. It never decays; it changes." Writing themes: - Demand for originality and Americanism

3: O.Henry (William Sydney Porter) (1862-1910) - Born September 11, 1962 in North Carolina - Became a licensed pharmacist - Was known for his sketches and cartoons based on his townspeople - The name O.Henry derived from the calling of the family cat, "Oh, 'Henry'" - Wrote with realistic detail Writings - The Heart of the West * Some well known writer claims O.Henry's story as " the best ranger story in American Fiction"

5: Edith Wharton (1862-1937) - Recognized as major writer of first two decades of 20th century - Received Pulitzer Price in 1921 - First woman to receive a Doctrine of Letters from Yale University Primary Works - The Greater Inclination, 1899 - The Uncollected Critical Writings of Edith Wharton, 1998 - Edith Wharton: Selected Poems, 2005

7: Amy Lowell (1874-1925) - Born in Brookline, Massachussetts - Born to a wealthy family - Wrote first poem at the age of nine - Was known as the "terror of the faculty" at school * Would speak back to teachers and terrorize students Primary Works - A Dome of Many Coloured Glass, 1912 - Sword Blade and Poppy Seed, 1914 - Some Imagist Poets, 1915-17 - Legends, 1921 - John Keats 1925

8: Robert Frost

9: Robert Frost (1874-1938) - Born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874 - At age 11, he acquired his father's immense drive shortly after his death to be something great - Was accepted to Harvard, but chose to attend Dartmouth * His mother thought Harvard might steer him in the wrong direction Primary Works - A Boy's Will, 1913 - Collected Poems, Prose and Plays, 1995 - Complete Poems of Robert Frost, 1964 - Family Letters of Robert Frost and Elinor Frost, 1972 - In The Clearing, 1962

10: Jack London

11: Jack London (1876-1916) - Born in San Francisco in 1876 - Was a fisherman, shoreman, sailor, and a correspondent - Influenced by Social Darwinism - Categorized as a literary naturalist - His adventure stories still manage to fascinate many readers Novels and Short Story Collections - A Daughter of the Snows, 1902 - A Call of the Wild, 1903 - People of the Abyss, 1903 - The Sea-Wolf, 1904 - The Son of the Wolf, 1900 - War of the Classes, 1905

12: Upton Sinclair

13: Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) - American Novelist ans Socialist Activist - Graduated from the College of the City of New York, 1897 - Was a muckraker - Was in and out of socialist party - Ran succesfully for congressman, senator, and governor Novels - The Jungle, 1906 *was a graphic novel of Chicagos stockyards - King Coal, 1917 - Oil!, 1927 - The Brass Check, 1919

14: Marianne Moore

15: Marianne Moore (1887-1968) - Born November 15, 1887 in Kirkwood, Missouri - She majored in Biology and History at Byrn Mawr College - She contributed her stories and poems to the college literary magazine - TS Elliot describes her as ' one of the few writers who contributes to the language' - Won the Ernest Hartstock Memorial Prize in 1915 - Won the Shelley Memorial Award, 1941, The Harriet Monroe Poetry Award in 1944 - Won the Contemporary Poetry Patrons' Prize in 1945 Wrote - The Pangolin and Other Verse, 1936 - What Are Years, 1941 - Nevertheless, 1944

16: Alan Seeger

17: Alan Seeger (1888-1916) - Born in New York City - Graduated from Harvard U. in 1910 - Was killed in battle during WWI, 1916 *wrote I Have a Rendezvuous with Death Poems - A message to America - After an Epigram of Clement Marot - All That's Not Love - Antinous

18: T.S. Elliot

19: T.S. Elliot (1888-1965) - Born in St.Louis Missouri on Set 26, 1888 - Enrolled in Harvard - Was influenced by philosophers and teachers from Harvard - Later on, he came to be known as a loner and had a nervous breakdown Writings - Prufrock and Other Observations, 1917 - The Sacred Wood, 1920 - The Waste Land, 1922 - Four Quarters, 1936-43 - The Cocktail Party, 1950

20: Works Cited http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=Hamiln+garland&btnG=Search+Images Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 6: Hamlin Garland." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap6/garland.html "Willliam S. Porter "O. Henry"" 1995. Lone Star Junction. 9 July 2008 . http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=O+.+Henry&btnG=Search+Images http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=Edith+Wharton&btnG=Search+Images Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 7: Edith Wharton." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap7/wharton.html http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=Amy+Lowell&btnG=Search+Images Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 7: Amy Lowell." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap7/lowell_amy.html Dinnen, Marcia B. "Amy Lowell's Life and Carrer." Modern American Poetry. 1999. 9 July 2008 . Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 7: Robert Frost." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap7/frost.html http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=Robert+Frost&btnG=Search+Image Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 6: Jack London." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap6/london.html http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=Jack+london&btnG=Search+Images http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=upton+sinclair&btnG=Search+Images Dinnen, Marcia B. "Amy Lowell's Life and Carrer." Modern American Poetry. 1999. 9 July 2008 . Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 7: Marianne Moore." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. 9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap7/moore.html http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=Marianne+Moore&btnG=Search+Imag es "Alan Seeger." 9 July 2008 . http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=alan+seeger&btnG=Search+Images Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 7: T. S. Eliot." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.9 July 2008 URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap7/eliot.html http://images.google.com/images?imgsz=xxlarge&gbv=2&hl=en&q=T+.+S+Elliot&btnG=Search+Images

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