The one-volume concise edition provides a varied representation of writers who give voice to the American experience. Although the concise edition offers fewer complete long works than the two-volume set, still included are Franklin, The Autobiography; Melville, Billy Budd; Miller, Death of a Salesman; and Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
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This Anthology contains selections from Volumes I and II of the Anthology of American Liteature, Fifth Edition. Some long Works have been excerpted for inclusion in the Concise Anthology. They include Franklin's Autobiography, Thoreau's Walden, and Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. The following selections are included in the Concise Anthology but not in the two-volume set: "The Jolly Corner" by Henry James, "Neg Creol" by Kate Chopin, "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee.From the Back Cover:
The Concise Anthology of American Literature, Fourth Edition containsselections from Volumes I and II of the Anthology of AmericanLiterature, Sixth Edition. Carefully selected readings introduce thereaders to America's literary heritage, from the colonial times ofWilliam Bradford and Anne Bradstreet to the contemporary era of SaulBellow and Toni Morrison. Appropriate for readers interested in American Literature.
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Book Description Macmillan, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0023795603