Mary Antin, “My Country”
Ulysses S. Grant, “Letters from Matamoros”
Alice Eleanor Jones, “Created He Them”
Henry James, “Greville Fane”
Frederick Douglass, “The Work Before Us”
Wendell Berry, “Fly Away, Breath”
Willa Cather, “Roll Call on the Prairies”
Charles W. Chesnutt, “White Weeds”
Floyd Gibbons, “Wounded—How It Feels to Be Shot”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Great Carbuncle”
Sarah Orne Jewett, “The Town Poor”
Albert Murray, “Manifest Destiny U.S.A.”
Flashback: When Elmore Leonard, a “rising young writer of Western novels,” debuted (sort of) in The New Yorker
Thornton Wilder, “The Angel That Troubled the Waters”
Kate Chopin, “Her Letters”
Washington Irving, “The Bold Dragoon, or the Adventure of My Grandfather”
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