CLEP American Literature Authors and Works

Topic: EnvironmentNatural Disasters
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Last updated: May 1, 2019
John Smith
“The General History of Virginia”, “A Description of New England”

William Bradford
“Of Plymouth Plantation”, “The Mayflower Compact”

John Winthrop
“A Model of Christian Charity”

Anne Bradstreet
“The Prologue”, “The Author to Her Book”, “Some Verses on the Burning of My House”

Mary Rowlandson
“The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson”

Edward Taylor
“Preparatory Meditations”, “Huswifery”

Cotton Mather
“Magnalia Christi Americana”

Jonathan Edwards
“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Benjamin Franklin
“The Autobiography”, “Poor Richard’s Almanac”


Hector st. John de Crevecoeur

“Letters from an American Farmer”

Thomas Paine
“Common Sense”

Thomas Jefferson
“The Declaration of Independence”

Olaudah Equiano
“The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano”

Philip Freneau
“On the Emigratiion to America and Peopling the Western Country”, “To a Honey Bee”

Phillis Wheatley
“On Being Brought from Africa to America”

Washington Irving
“Rip Van Winkle”, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

James Fenimore Cooper
“The Pioneers”, “The Deer Slayer”, “The Last of the Mohicans”

William Cullen Bryant

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Nature”, “Self Reliance”

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“The May-pole of Merry Mount”, “The Scarlet Letter”, “The Birth Mark”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“A Psalm of Life”, “Paul Revere’s Ride”

John Greenleaf Whittier
“Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl”

Edgar Allen Poe
“The Raven”, “Annabel Lee”, “The Fall of the House of Usher”

Margaret Fuller
“Four Kinds of Equality”, “The Dial”

Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Harriet Jacobs
“Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”

Henry David Thoreau
“Walden, or Life in the Woods”, “Civil Disobedience”

Frederick Douglass
“Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave”

Walt Whitman
“Leaves of Grass”, “Song of Myself”

Herman Melville
“Bartleby, the Scrivener”, “Moby Dick”

Emily Dickinson
“Because I could not stop for death”, “A narrow fellow in the grass”

Emma Lazarus
“The New Colossus”

Mark Twain (aka Samuel Clemens)
“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, “Tom Sawyer”, “Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses”

Ambrose Bierce (bitter bierce)
“Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

Bret Harte
“The Outcasts of Poker Flat”

Henry James
“Daisy Miller”, “The Portrait of a Lady”

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