Unit 1: Early U.S. Literary Movements

Edgar Allan Poe, “The Fall of the House of Usher”

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper”

Dennis R. Perry and Carl H. Sederholm, “Feminist ‘Usher’: Domestic Horror in Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’” from Poe, “The House of Usher,” and the American Gothic

Emily Dickinson, “I measure every Grief I meet (561)” 

Frank Norris, McTeague: A Story of San Francisco