Turn of the Century Literature

Literature of the Gilded Age

WALT WHITMAN

“Pioneers! O Pioneers!”

“I Hear America Singing”


EMILY DICKINSON

“They shut me up in Prose”

“Because I could not stop for Death”

Emily Dickinson @ Poetry Foundation 

Emily Dickinson Museum


Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“The Yellow Wallpaper”

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Silas Weir Mitchell and “The Rest Cure”

“Why I Wrote ‘The Yellow Wallpaper'” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Click here to see “Why I Wrote ‘The Yellow Wallpaper'” as it appeared in The Forerunner in October 1913!


MARK TWAIN

“The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”

The Mark Twain House & Museum

Mark Twain in His Times

Ken Burns’s documentary on Mark Twain – Be sure to check out the Interactive Scrapbook!


Literature of the Progressive Era

UPTON SINCLAIR

The Jungle

Excerpt from The Jungle

The Jungle and the Progressive Era

Revisiting ‘The Jungle’ in modern times

7 Things You May Not Know About “The Jungle”

Watch a student’s NHD project about The Jungle!


Carl Sandburg

“Chicago”

“I Am the People, the Mob”

“Buffalo Dusk”

Sandburg @ Poetry Foundation


WEB DUBOIS

“The Song of the Smoke”

DuBois @ Poetry Foundation


KATE CHOPIN

“The Story of an Hour”


Emma Lazarus

“The New Colossus”

Interactive New Colossus

Lazarus @ Poetry Foundation

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