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The Norton Anthology American Literature, Volume A by Nina Baym
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05/14/2011 page 126
05/16/2011 page 148
15.0% "I still wish I could go back in time and see what really happened with William Bradford and Thomas Morton."
05/21/2011 page 236
24.0% "Just beginning the Mary Rowlandson narratives. These always made me grind my teeth."
06/02/2011 page 448
46.0% "I'm beginning to see why we always skip over a bunch of this text."
06/11/2011 page 716
74.0% "it's hard to read the poetry of this period; you just have to keep reading it aloud and tell yourself there were different rules then...."
06/16/2011 page 810
83.0% "Almost done!"
06/21/2011 page 872
90.0% "And here's the payoff after all the dull religious and political writings: The Coquette, by Hannah Webster Foster, is a surprisingly subtle and complex work for its time. Easily the most enjoyable piece in the collection."
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