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 | Three Minute Lesson: La Florida del Inca

Chapter 3: A Walk in Penn’s Woods | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Franklin’s AutobiographyIncorporating Quotes Worksheet

Chapter 4: Coyote and the Kid | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Coyote on the Columbia

Chapter 5: Wheatley in Flight | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Phillis Wheatley

Chapter 6: Root | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Olaudah Equiano

Chapter 7: Three Crows and a Raven | Bibliographic Essay | How to Read Bartram’s Travels (video)

Chapter 8: Oro de Oaxaca | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Tira de la Peregrinación | Tira de la Peregrinacion (power point)

Chapter 9: “A” is for Acronym | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Hawthorne’s Subjunctive

Chapter 10: Emerson on the Hutch | Bibliographic Essay | Three Minute Lesson: Trial of Anne Hutchinson (or how to get banished from Beantown)

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)