Washington Irving, “Rip Van Winkle”
Charles W. Chesnutt, “The Bouquet”
Willa Cather, “A Death in the Desert”
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Cornelius Ryan, “The Longest Day Dawns”
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Stifled yearnings and bittersweet small-town comedy in Alice Adams
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Happy 200th birthday, Walt Whitman
Woodrow Wilson, “Memorial Day Address at Suresnes”
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Walt Whitman speaks!—embraces multitudes, and becomes our contemporary
Orson Welles’s The Magnificent Ambersons: Our City
Kit Reed, “The New You”
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