A Road Course in Early American Literature

Thomas Hallock: Travel and Teaching from Atzlán to Amherst

Preface: Starting from Ebo Landing | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Flying African

Introduction: Starting from Solomons Store | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Lewis & Clark

Chapter 1: Shell Mounds and Indianness | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Cabeza de Vaca

Chapter 2: Into the Swamp with El Inca Garcilaso | Bibliographic Essay

Chapter 3: A Walk in Penn’s Woods | Bibliographic Essay

Chapter 4: Coyote and the Kid | Bibliographic Essay

Chapter 5: Wheatley in Flight

Chapter 6: Root

Chapter 7: Three Crows and a Raven

Chapter 8: Oro de Oaxaca

Chapter 9: “A” is for Acronym

Chapter 10: Emerson on the Hutch

Chapter 11: ‘Now Has that Dreadful Hour Come’: Mary Rowlandson and the National Terror

Epilogue: “And Then a Plank in Reason Broke”

Albrecht Durer, St. Jerome in the Wilderness (National Gallery, London)

Albrecht Durer, St. Jerome in the Wilderness (National Gallery, London)