Chronology of World, British and American Literature
HW Longfellow. American. 1839. Poetry. “The Village Blacksmith.” Describes a
Stendahl. French. 1839. Historical Novel. The Charterhouse of
Ralph Waldo Emerson. American. 1839. Poetry. “Each and All.” Seashore walk. Expression of faith in the oneness of the universe. All parts interdependent.
Edgar Allan Poe. American. 1839. Story. “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Sister, supposedly dead, reappears in bloody shroud. Brother, sister fall dead together. House splits.
Daniel Pierce Thompson. American. 1839. Novel. The