The Great American Writers! Your student's will discover the appealing world of literature with SOS American Literature. Packed with enriching content, this course gives student's a clear look at the beginnings and development of written works in America. This one-semester course for grades 7-12 covers a variety of periods:
- Early American Literature 1600-1800
- Romantic Period 1800-1855
- War & Reconciliation 1855-1915
- The Modern Age 1915-1946
- From Modern to Postmodern 1946-Present
Filled with works from renowned American writers, this course is a perfect supplement to the SOS Language Arts curriculum. Monumental writers included are: Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. The modern poetry of E.E. Cummings, Robert Frost, W. H. Auden, Carl Sandburg, and Ezra Pound is also added. A required novel, Our Town is sold separately.