Anthology & Annotations

Our anthology, American Literature in the World: Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler, edited by Jordan Brower, Wai Chee Dimock, Edgar Garcia, Kyle Hutzler, and Nick Rinehart, is forthcoming in November 2016 from Columbia University Press.   We’ll be annotating some of the anthology selections as well as new material, using the Genius annotation tool.   Please join us.   For help, please contact William Willis (william.j.willis@yale.edu).

 AUTHORS

A

Agha Shahid Ali

.             “In Memory of Begum Akhtar”

.              “Postcard from Kashmir”

B

Elizabeth Bishop

.              “First Death in Nova Scotia”

Richard Blanco

“Mango No. 61”

D

Junot Diaz

.            Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Emily Dickinson

“Apparently with no surprise”

“The Bible is an antique volume”

F

William Faulkner

.              “Ad Astra”

G

Allen Ginsberg

.           “Homework”

K

Jack Kerouac

.          “Mexico City Blues — 211th Chorus”

M

Herman Melville

Moby Dick: Chapter 34

N

Naomi Shihab Nye

.              “Two Countries”

.             “The World in Translation”

P

Robert Pinsky

“Ginza Samba”

T

Henry David Thoreau

“Battle of the Ants”

Natasha Trethewey

.              “Calling”

Mark Twain

“Comments on the Moro Massacre”

W

William Carlos Williams

.           “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus”

 

CONTRIBUTORS

B

Jordan Brower

H

Kyle Hutzler

L

S

Corthay Schock 

 

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