American Literature Timeline

By awatt
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    Transcendentalism

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    Realism

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    Aestheticism

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    Mexican–American War

  • Walden, Henry David Thoreau

    Walden, Henry David Thoreau
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    American Civil War

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    Naturalism

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
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    Modernism

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    World War 1

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    Lost Generation

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    Harlem Renaissance

  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

    The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    Magic realism

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

    Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
  • The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

    The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
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    World War 2

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    The Cold War

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    Post Modernism

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    Beat Generation

  • Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger

    Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
    Written by J. D. Salinger
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    African-American Civil Rights Movement

  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

    To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  • J.F.K. Moon Speech

    J.F.K. Moon Speech
  • I Have a Dream Speech, Martin Luther King, Jr

    I Have a Dream Speech, Martin Luther King, Jr
  • The Ballot or the Bullet Speech, Malcolm X

    The Ballot or the Bullet Speech, Malcolm X
  • Album, The Wailing Wailers, Bob Marley

    Album, The Wailing Wailers, Bob Marley
  • The Great Silent Majority, Nixon

    The Great Silent Majority, Nixon
  • The Giver, Lois Lowry

    The Giver, Lois Lowry
  • September 11 Attacks (9/11)

    September 11 Attacks (9/11)