• Launchpad: Welty's "A Worn Path"

    Created August 31, 2010
  • Launchpad: Crane, London, & Naturalism

    Created August 26, 2010
  • Launchpad: London's "To Build a Fire"

    Created August 25, 2010
  • Launchpad: Crane's "The Open Boat"

    Created August 23, 2010
  • Launchpad: Flannery O'Connor's South

    Created August 19, 2010

    Writers Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville meet

    Main Subject Areas: 
    Event Date: 
    Repeats every year until Sun Aug 05 2035 .
    August 5, 2010
    August 5, 2011
    August 5, 2012
    August 5, 2013
    August 5, 2014
    August 5, 2015
    August 5, 2016
    August 5, 2017
    August 5, 2018
    August 5, 2019
    August 5, 2020
    August 5, 2021
    August 5, 2022
    August 5, 2023
    August 5, 2024
    August 5, 2025
    August 5, 2026
    August 5, 2027
    August 5, 2028
    August 5, 2029
    August 5, 2030
    August 5, 2031
    August 5, 2032
    August 5, 2033
    August 5, 2034
    August 5, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    August 5, 1850

    First detective story, "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," published by Edgar Allen Poe

    Main Subject Areas: 
    Event Date: 
    Repeats every year until Fri Apr 20 2035 .
    April 20, 2010
    April 20, 2011
    April 20, 2012
    April 20, 2013
    April 20, 2014
    April 20, 2015
    April 20, 2016
    April 20, 2017
    April 20, 2018
    April 20, 2019
    April 20, 2020
    April 20, 2021
    April 20, 2022
    April 20, 2023
    April 20, 2024
    April 20, 2025
    April 20, 2026
    April 20, 2027
    April 20, 2028
    April 20, 2029
    April 20, 2030
    April 20, 2031
    April 20, 2032
    April 20, 2033
    April 20, 2034
    April 20, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    April 20, 1841

    Ambrose Bierce born

    Main Subject Areas: 
    Event Date: 
    Repeats every year until Sun Jun 24 2035 .
    June 24, 2010
    June 24, 2011
    June 24, 2012
    June 24, 2013
    June 24, 2014
    June 24, 2015
    June 24, 2016
    June 24, 2017
    June 24, 2018
    June 24, 2019
    June 24, 2020
    June 24, 2021
    June 24, 2022
    June 24, 2023
    June 24, 2024
    June 24, 2025
    June 24, 2026
    June 24, 2027
    June 24, 2028
    June 24, 2029
    June 24, 2030
    June 24, 2031
    June 24, 2032
    June 24, 2033
    June 24, 2034
    June 24, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    June 24, 1842
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-paper"—Writing Women

    Front page illustration for the original serialized version of The Yellow  Wallpaper from the New England Magazine (1892).

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman's story "The Yellow Wall-paper" was written during this time of great change. This lesson plan, the second part of a two-part lesson, helps to set the historical, social, cultural, and economic context of Gilman's story.