2044 pages. Third Edition.
This is Volume Two. Edited by George McMichael. The time period covered is Realism to the Present.
Authors included in this section (a partial list only): Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Henry James, Ambrose Bierce, Stpehen Crane, Sinclair Lewis, Eugene O'Neill, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Allen Ginsberg, Norman Mailer, Joseph Heller, Edward Albee, Saul Bellow and Joyce Carol Oates.