Late 1800s - Early 1900s

Writers in this literary period tended to see humans as the “hapless victims of immutable natural laws” (The American Experience). They were also influenced by the industrial revolution.

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Chief Joseph

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Miriam Davis Colt  

Jack London

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 John Wesley Powell 

Ezra Pound


Carl Sandburg

Overall "Text to World" & "Text to Text" Connections for this Literary Period

Work Cited

The American Experience. New Jersey.  Prentice Hall Literature, 1991.