Covering the period of American literature from 1850-1900, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.
Edward Hopper (American, American Realism, 1882-1967), Highland Light (North Truro, Massachusetts), 1930. Watercolor over graphite on rough white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.