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Classicalism (ancient/old)
Homer, The lliad & The Odyssey
Structuralism (human culture must be understood by their relationship to a larger, overreaching structure/system)
Roland Barthes - Mythologies
Roman Jakobson - The Framework of Language
Romanticism (American Renaissance) - dense symbolism, supernatural, mysterious, sometimes dark tone
Herman Melville - Moby Dick
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus
Nathaniel Hawthorne - Scarlett Letter
Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass
Edgar Allen Poe
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - The Watchman, "Rime of Ancient Mariner"
Transcendentalism (things of society were standing in the way of truly free existence)
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature (essays)
Henry David Thoreau - Walden, Civil Disobedience
Margaret Fuller - Women in the 19th Century
Emily Dickenson - poems
Realism (literature should be realistic)
Henry James- Daisy Miller, Portrait of a Lady
Mark Twain - Huckleberry Finn
Fyodor Dostoevsky - Crime & Punishment
Naturalism (like realism)
Stephen Crane - Red Badge of Courage
Edith Wharton - Ethan frame
Jack London - Call of the Wild
Modernism (breaks from traditional ideas & celebrates individualism)
Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness
William Faulkner - A Rose for Emily
Scott F. Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby
Ernest Hemingway - A Farewell to Arms
Langston Hughes - poems/short stories, "Thank you Ma'am"
George Bernard Shaw - Pygmalion (Drama)
Virginia Wolf - A room of One's Own
Harlem Renaissance (African American)
Langston Hughes - "Thank you Ma'am", "Dreams"
W.E.B. Dubois - John Brown, The Souls of Black Folks
Zora Neale Hurston - Their Eyes Were Watching God, Dust Tracks on the Road
Surrealism (turns reality into imaginary. Weird stuff)
George Bataille - The Tears of Eros
Giorgio de Chirico - The Nostalgia of the Infinate