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An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine

by Lewis H. Lapham (Editor), Ellen Rosenbush (Editor)

Other authors: Frederick Lewis Allen (Contributor), Hans Christian Andersen (Contributor), Sherwood Anderson (Contributor), James Baldwin (Contributor), Stephen Vincent Benét (Contributor)111 more, C. L Brace (Contributor), Harold Brodkey (Contributor), Pearl S. Buck (Contributor), Lewis Carroll (Contributor), Joyce Cary (Contributor), Willa Cather (Contributor), John Cheever (Contributor), Grover Cleveland (Contributor), Sarah Comstock (Contributor), Joseph Conrad (Contributor), Malcolm Cowley (Contributor), Stephen Crane (Contributor), George William Curtis (Contributor), Roald Dahl (Contributor), Clarence S. Darrow (Contributor), L. J. Davis (Contributor), Bernard DeVoto (Contributor), James Dickey (Contributor), Annie Dillard (Contributor), John Dos Passos (Contributor), Stephen A. Douglas (Contributor), Theodore Dreiser (Contributor), Will Durant (Contributor), William Faulkner (Contributor), John Fischer (Contributor), E. M. Forster (Contributor), Darcy Frey (Contributor), Robert Frost (Contributor), Mary Gaitskill (Contributor), John Kenneth Galbraith (Contributor), Gabriel García Márquez (Contributor), Emma Goldman (Contributor), Nadine Gordimer (Contributor), Horace Greeley (Contributor), Allan Gurganus (Contributor), Thomas Hardy (Contributor), Michael Harrington (Contributor), Nathaniel Hawthorne (Contributor), Seymour M. Hersh (Contributor), Richard Hofstadter (Contributor), William Dean Howells (Contributor), Langston Hughes (Contributor), Pico Iyer (Contributor), Henry James (Contributor), Randall Jarrell (Contributor), Sarah Orne Jewett (Contributor), Fenton Johnson (Contributor), Ryszard Kapuściński (Contributor), Walter Karp (Contributor), Alfred Kazin (Contributor), Murray Kempton (Contributor), Rudyard Kipling (Contributor), Lewis H. Lapham (Contributor), Anne Morrow Lindbergh (Contributor), Walter Lippmann (Contributor), Jack London (Contributor), James Russell Lowell (Contributor), Archibald MacLeish (Contributor), Norman Mailer (Contributor), David Mamet (Contributor), John P. Marquand (Contributor), Don Marquis (Contributor), Edward S. Martin (Contributor), Herman Melville (Contributor), H. L. Mencken (Contributor), Edna St. Vincent Millay (Contributor), George Ward Nichols (Contributor), George F. Noyes (Contributor), Joyce Carol Oates (Contributor), Tillie Olsen (Contributor), Veeder B. Paine (Contributor), Walker Percy (Contributor), Sylvia Plath (Contributor), George Plimpton (Contributor), Katherine Anne Porter (Contributor), M. E. Ravage (Contributor), Gail Regier (Contributor), Frederic Remington (Contributor), Rainer Maria Rilke (Contributor), Richard Rodriguez (Contributor), Theodore Roosevelt (Contributor), Christina Rossetti (Contributor), Eugene V. Rostow (Contributor), Philip Roth (Contributor), Salman Rushdie (Contributor), Carl Sandburg (Contributor), George Saunders (Contributor), M. Schele de Vere (Contributor), Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (Foreword), Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (Contributor), Anne Sexton (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Henry L. Stimson (Contributor), Dorothy Thompson (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), Robert Tomes (Contributor), Leon Trotsky (Contributor), Barbara W. Tuchman (Contributor), Mark Twain (Contributor), John Updike (Contributor), Alice Walker (Contributor), David Foster Wallace (Contributor), Eudora Welty (Contributor), Edith Wharton (Contributor), E. B. White (Contributor), William Allen White (Contributor), Walt Whitman (Contributor), Thornton Wilder (Contributor), Tom Wolfe (Contributor), Virginia Woolf (Contributor), Richard Wright (Contributor)

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Includes essays and literary works by Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Herman Melville, Clarence Darrow, John Kenneth Galbraith, and H.L. Mencken as well as an essay by Henry L. Stimson (P.A. 1883) on the decision to use the atomic bomb. Contains primary source material.
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Anderson, SherwoodContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baldwin, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Olsen, TillieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Porter, Katherine AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Remington, FredericContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Roth, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Sandburg, CarlContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Saunders, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schele de Vere, M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr.Forewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Thompson, DorothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Tomes, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Walker, AliceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Includes essays and literary works by Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Herman Melville, Clarence Darrow, John Kenneth Galbraith, and H.L. Mencken as well as an essay by Henry L. Stimson (P.A. 1883) on the decision to use the atomic bomb. Contains primary source material.

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Anthology contains:
  • Town-Ho's Story / Herman Melville
  • Editor's Table: Union Saving
  • Uttoxeter / Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Siege of Fort Atkinson
  • Dividing Line Between Federal and Local Authority / Stephen A. Douglas
  • Battle of Antietam / George F. Noyes
  • Psyche / Hans Christian Andersen
  • Fortunes of War / Robert Tomes
  • March to the Sea / Herman Melville
  • Freedman's Story / M. Schele de Vere
  • Plains, as I Crossed Them Ten Years Ago / Horace Greeley
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Charles Dickens / George William Curtis
  • Down the Mississippi / George Ward Nichols
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Political Life in America / George William Curtis
  • Little Laborers of New York City / C.L. Brace
  • Panic in Wall Street
  • Song of the Redwood-Tree / Walt Whitman
  • A Song / Christina Rossetti
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Boss Tweed / George William Curtis
  • Washington Square / Henry James
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Women's Rights / George William
  • Our Public Land Policy / Veeder B. Paine
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Ulysses S. Grant / George William Curtis
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Strikes and Anarchy / George William Curtis
  • His Ship / James Russell Lowell
  • Fame's Little Day / Sarah Orne Jewett
  • St. Clair's Defeat / Theodore Roosevelt
  • With the Fifth Corps / Frederic Remington
  • Angel Child / Stephen Crane
  • Extracts from Adam's Diary and Eve's Diary / Mark Twain
  • Quicksand / Edith Wharton
  • Integrity of American Character / Grover Cleveland
  • Sun-Dog Trail / Jack London
  • Feeding the Mind / Lewis Carroll
  • Informer / Joseph Conrad
  • Enchanted Bluff / Willa Sibert Cather
  • Night in a Suburb / Thomas Hardy
  • Rabbit-Pen / Sherwood Anderson
  • Country Newspaper / William Allen White
  • My Plunge into the Slums / M.E. Ravage
  • Country Doctor / Theodore Dreiser
  • Lion's Mouth: Mother Goose, Propagandist / Don Marquis
  • Eighty Years and After / William Dean Howells
  • Gods of the Copybook Maxims / Rudyard Kipling
  • Fire and Ice / Robert Frost
  • To the Ghost of John Milton / Carl Sandburg
  • Crime and the Alarmists / Clarence S. Darrow
  • In Praise of Freedom / Will Durant
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Re-Discovering Europe / Edward S. Martin
  • Aimee Semple McPherson / Sarah Comstock
  • My Countryside, Then and Now / Malcolm Cowley
  • Not Marble nor the Gilded Monuments / Archibald MacLeish
  • Lady in the Looking-Glass / Virginia Woolf
  • Peculiar Weakness of Mr. Hoover / Walter Lippmann
  • Sonnet / Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • "Listen to This, Dear" / James Thurber
  • A Death in the Country / Stephen Vincent Benét
  • What Hitler Wants / Leon Trotsky
  • Was My Life Worth Living? / Emma Goldman
  • Future of English / H.L. Mencken
  • Chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck
  • Solitude / Rainer Maria Rilke
  • America's Medieval Women / Pearl S. Buck
  • One Man's Meat: Walden Pond / E.B. White
  • Since Yesterday / Frederick Lewis Allen
  • Who Goes Nazi? / Dorothy Thompson
  • Wide Net / Eudora Welty
  • What You Don't Know Won't Hurt You / Richard Wright
  • People at War / John Dos Passos
  • Going Home / Alfred Kazin
  • Iwo Jima Before H-Hour / John P. Marquand
  • Our Worst Wartime Mistake / Eugene V. Rostow
  • Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb / Henry L. Stimson
  • Gertrude Stein: A Self-Portrait / Katherine Anne Porter
  • Anywhere in Europe / Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • Art for Art's Sake / E.M. Forster
  • Vega / John Cheever
  • Century / Bernard Devoto
  • Evangelist / Joyce Cary
  • Silent Generation / Thornton Wilder
  • Lamb to the Slaughter / Roald Dahl
  • Great Wall Street Crash / John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Sound of Moorish Laughter / Harold Brodkey
  • On Fear: The South in Labor / William Faulkner
  • Farmer's Wife / Anne Sexton
  • Recollections from Beyond the Last Rope / Philip Roth
  • Mushrooms / Sylvia Plath
  • Vermont / John Updike
  • Dangerous Road Before Martin Luther King / James Baldwin
  • Miami Notebook: Cassius Clay and Malcolm X / George Plimpton
  • Paranoid Style in American Politics / Richard Hofstadter
  • Mississippi: The Fallen Paradise / Walker Percy
  • Long View: Negro / Langston Hughes
  • Celebration / James Dickey
  • History by the Ounce / Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Silences: When Writers Don't Write / Tillie Olsen
  • Player Piano / Randall Jarrell
  • Miami Beach and Chicago / Norman Mailer
  • Editor's Easy Chair: Survival U / John Fischer
  • My Lai 4 / Seymour M. Hersh
  • Is There a Place for Morality in Foreign Affairs? / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
  • Everyday Use / Alice Walker
  • Death of Salvador Allende / Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Sound of Tinkling Brass / Murray Kempton
  • Innocence in the Galapagos / Annie Dillard
  • To the Disney Station / Michael Harrington
  • Liberty Under Siege / Walter Karp
  • Soccer War / Ryszard Kapuściński
  • Moment Before the Gun Went Off / Nadine Gordimer
  • Untime of the Imam / Salman Rushdie
  • When You're a Crip (or a Blood)
  • Users, Like Me / Gail Regier
  • Reassurance / Allan Gurganus
  • Stalking the Billion-Footed Beast / Tom Wolfe
  • Chronicle of a Debacle Foretold / L.J. Davis
  • Late Victorians / Richard Rodriguez
  • Ladies and Gentlemen / Joyce Carol Oates
  • Rake / David Mamet
  • 400-Pound CEO / George Saunders
  • Last Shot / Darcy Frey
  • On Not Being a Victim / Mary Gaitskill
  • Notebook: Morte de Nixon / Lewis H. Lapham
  • Ticket to the Fair / David Foster Wallace
  • Where Worlds Collide / Pico Iyer
  • Beyond Belief / Fenton Johnson
  • Notebook: Exorcism / Lewis H. Lapham
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