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Category Archives: American Literature

  1. The Chiasmus of Huckleberry Finn April 29, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  2. Capitalist in 1984: Sinclair Lewis’s Babbitt April 27, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Modernism.

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  3. Too Much Virtue–Mitchell’s Hugh Wynne April 10, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  4. What Man on What Balcony: Bishop’s “A Miracle for Breakfast” April 8, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Modernism.

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  5. Barren Life?–Ellen Glasgow’s Barren Ground March 9, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Modernism.

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  6. There’s Work and Work–Philip Levine’s “What Work Is” February 16, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Contemporary.

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  7. WWJD–Sheldon’s In His Steps February 6, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  8. Sacred and Profane Love: Wallace’s Ben Hur February 3, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  9. Mark Twain and the Bible February 2, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  10. Have You Considered My Servant?: Dunbar’s Sport of the Gods February 1, 2015

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  11. From Bondage to Bondage–Melville’s Typee September 5, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  12. Reading the Charges–Howells’ The Minister’s Charge May 26, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  13. Foresight Is 20/20–Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward May 23, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  14. The Well Calculated Risk–Melville’s “The Lightning-Rod Man” May 11, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  15. Appropriated Legends–Longfellow’s Hiawatha March 22, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  16. Art Gratia Artis–Longfellow’s “Nuremberg” March 14, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  17. The Story Teaches–Longfellow’s “Village Blacksmith” March 14, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  18. Nature vs. Nature–Longfellow’s “Nature” March 7, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  19. Angels on Assignment–Longfellow’s Evangeline February 28, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  20. Man Outfeminists Women–Henry James, The Bostonians February 26, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  21. Predestination Paradox–Wigglesworth’s Day of Doom February 4, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  22. Eternal Gloom First?–Wigglesworth’s “Short Discourse on Eternity” February 2, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  23. Cleaning the Unclean; Clearing the Unclear–Edward Taylor February 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  24. The Proverbs Daughter–Hannah Webster Foster’s The Coquette January 31, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Neo-Classicism.

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  25. Another Flavor of Utopia–Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland January 29, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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