J. Keppler, “’Mark Twain,’ America's best humorist”

American Literature Lessons — Nineteenth Century

Through this collection of over 30 lessons, students can explore the great American authors of the 1800s, including Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Mark Twain.

Rupert Brooke, English WWI poet, born

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Octavio Paz Lozano, Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, born

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Gabriela Mistral (Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga) Chilean poet, born

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April 7, 1889

Luis de Góngora y Argote, Spanish Baroque lyric poet, born

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Wendell Berry, American poet, born

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    Akiko Yosano, Japanese poet, born

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    Ben Jonson, English poet and dramatist, born

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    The gold medal of the 2012 Olympics

    The Olympics

    To mark the 2012 Olympics, head back to the ancient city-state and Classical Greek civilization. Examine Greek values and cultural assumptions about human excellence and competition. Then, explore the great city of London, site of this year’s Games, as well as the 1908 and 1948 Olympics.