The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: A Historical Exploration of Literature, 1st Edition

  • Wendy Martin
  • Cecelia Tichi
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  • ISBN-10: 1610697642
  • ISBN-13: 9781610697644
  • DDC: 810.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book helps students to better understand key pieces in literature from the Gilded Age and Progressive Era by putting them in the context of history, society, and culture through historical context essays, literary analysis, chronologies, documents, and suggestions for discussion and further research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Historical Explorations of Literature.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Chronology of the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era.
The Gilded Age.
1: A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain, 1889.
2: Historical Explorations of a Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court.
3: Suggested Readings.
4: “The Yellow Wallpaper” Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1892.
5: Historical Explorations of The Yellow Wallpaper.
6: Suggested Readings.
The Progressive Era.
7: The Jungle Upton Sinclair, 1906.
8: Historical Explorations of the Jungle.
9: Suggested Readings.
10: A Lost Lady Willa Cather, 1924.
11: Historical Explorations of a Lost Lady.
12: Suggested Readings.
About the Authors.