American Literature Quiz Bowl

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American Literature
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Colonial / Pre-Revolutionary
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John Smith
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Generall Historie of Virginia New England, The Summer Isles
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William Bradford
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History of Plimmoth Plantation
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John Winthrop
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History of New England
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Increase Mather
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An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences
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Cotton Mather
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Magnalia Christi Americana: The Ecclesiastical History of NE from its First Planting
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Thomas Morton
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New English Canaan
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John Mason
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Brief History of the Pequod War
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Mary Rowlandson
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Metacomet, son of Massasoit
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Daniel Denton
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A Brief Description of New York
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Thomas Weld, Richarad Mather, John Eliot
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Bay Psalm Book
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Jupiter Hammon
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(black slave) An Evening Thought Salvation by Christ with Penitential Cries
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Anne Bradstreet
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Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America
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George Alsop
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A Character of the Province of Maryland
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Jonathan Edwards
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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God, Freedom of the Will
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Edward Taylor
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Poetcial Works, God's Determinations Touching His Elect
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Crevecoeur (J. Hector St. John)
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Letters from an American Farmer
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Michael Wigglesworth
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Day of Doom
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William Byrd
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History of the Dividing Line, Secret Diary, Another Secret Diary
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Phillis Wheatley
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(first famous black) Poems on Various Subjects Religious and Moral
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Lucy Terry
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(first by black American) Bar's Fight August 28 1746
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Benjamin Franklin
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General Magazine and Historical Chronicle, Autobiography, Poor Richard's Almanack
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Andrew Bradford
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American Magazine
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John Campbell
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Boston News-Leter
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American Literature
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Revolutionary and Late 1700s
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John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton
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The Federalist
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Thomas Paine
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Common Sense, Crisis, Age of Reason
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Philip Freneau
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House of Night
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Hartford Wits John Trumbull
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M'Fingal
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Timothy Dwight (grandson of Jonathan Edwards)
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The Conquest of Canaan, The Triumph of Infidelity, Greenfield Hill
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Charles Brown
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Wieland or the Transformation
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Joel Barlow
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Hasty Pudding
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Olaudah Equiano
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(freed slave) The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Gustavus Vassa the African
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Hugh Henry Brackenridge
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Modern Chivalry
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William Brown
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Power of Sympathy
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American Literature
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Early 1800s - First Nationalist Period / Romanticism
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Washington Irving -
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A History of New York by Diedrich Knickerbocker, Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Sleepy Hollow
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William Cullen Bryant
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Thanatopsis, Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood, edited New York Post
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James Fenimore Cooper
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Leatherstocking series: Pioneers, Last of the Mohicans, Prairie, Pathfinder, Deerslayer, NY: Natty Bumppo and Hurry Harry March fight Hurons, Pilot, Spy, Littlepage Manuscripts (Satanstoe, The Chainbearer, The Redskins
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Evangeline, Song of Hiawatha,Courtship of Miles Standish, translated the Divine Comedy, My Lost Youth, Village Blacksmith, The Building of the Ship, The Children's Hour, The Wreck of the Hesperus, Tales of a Wayside Inn
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James Russell Lowell
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Biglow Papers, Harvard Commemoration Ode, Among My Books, A Fable for Critics, edited the Atlantic Monthly
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Autocrat of the Breakfast Table; The Chambered Nautilus, The Deacon's Masterpiece or The Wonderful One-Hoss Shay, Elsie Venner A Romance of Destiny, Old Ironsides
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John Greenleaf Whittier
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Snow-Bound, Massachusetts to Virginia (anti-slavery), Barbara Frietchie, Maud Muller, Telling the Bees
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Frederick Douglass
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(escaped slave) - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave, My Bondage and My Freedom, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
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William Wells Brown
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(escaped slave) - Clotel
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The American Scholar, Nature, Address at Divinity College, Essays, Self Reliance, Compensation, Concord Hymn, Days, Merlin, The Over-Soul, Representative Men
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Henry David Thoreau
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Walden or Life in the Woods, Civil Disobedience, Life Without Principle
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Count Alexis de Tocqueville
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Democracy in America
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Scarlet Letter, Twice-Told Tales, Mosses from an Old Manse, The Birthmark, Rappaccini's Daughter, House of the Seven Gables, Marble Faun, Blithedale Romance, Fanshawe ,The Dolliver Romance, Tanglewood Tales
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Edgar Allan Poe
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Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Purloined Letter, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, The Bells, The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym, Ligeia, The Golden Bug, The Masque of the Red Death, The City in the Sea
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Herman Melville
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Typee A Peep at Polynesian Life, Omoo A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas, Mardi and a Voyage Thither, Moby-Dick or the White Whale, Pierre or the Ambiguities, White Jacket or The World in a Man-of-War, Billy Budd Foretopman, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, Clarel A Poem and A Pilgrimage in the Holy Land, The Confidence-Man His Masquerade, The Piazza Tales, The Lightning-Rod Man, The Enchanted Isles
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Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass, Drum-Taps, Democratic Vistas, Specimen Days & Collect, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking, Song of the Open Road
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American Literature
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Late 1800s - Realism, Later Naturalism
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Abraham Lincoln
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Gettysburg Address, Second Inaugural (poems)
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Life Among the Lowly
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George Washington Cable
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Old Creole Days, The Grandissimes A Story of Creole Live
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Joel Chandler Harris
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Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings
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Francis Hopkinson Smith
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Colonel Carter of Cartersville
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Kate O'Flaherty Chopin
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The Awakening
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Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Country of the Pointed Firs
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Bret Harte
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The Luck of the Roaring Camp, The Outcast of Poker Flat
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Joaquin Miller
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James Whitcomb Riley
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Little Orphan Annie, The Raggedy Man
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George Santayana
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Sonnets and Other Verses, The Last Puritan
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Sidney Lanier
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The Marshes of Glynn, The Revenge of Hamish
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Paul Laurence Dunbar
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Lyrics of a Lowly Life
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Emily Dickinson
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Poems Humor Writers
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Josh Billings
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Josh Billings His Sayings
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Petroleum V. Nasby
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The Nasby Papers
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Artemus Ward
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Artemus Ward His Book
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Finley Peter Dunne
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Mr. Dooley's Opinions Samuel Langhorne
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Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
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The Celbrated Jumping Fog of Calaveras County, The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Pudd'nhead Wilson, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Tom Sawyer Detective, The Gilded Age, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Prince and the Pauper, 1601
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William Dean Howells
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Criticism and Fiction, A Modern Instance, The Rise of Silas Lapham, A Hazard of New Fortunes, A Chance Acquaintance, A Traveller from Altruria
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Deam Hamlin Garland
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Main-Traveled Roads
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Stephen Crane
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The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie A Girl of the Streets, The Open Boat, The Black Riders and Other Lines, War Is Kind, Whilomville Stores, The Blue Hotel, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
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Frank Norris
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The Octopus, McTeague
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Helen Hunt Jackson
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A Century of Dishono, Ramona
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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In the Midst of Life, The Devil's Dictionary
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Jacob Riis
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How the Other Half Lives
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Jack London
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The Sea Wolf, The Call of the Wild , White Fang, Martin Eden David Graham Phillips - Susan Lenox Her Fall and Rise
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Upton Sinclair
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The Jungle
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Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie, The Financier, The Titan, The Stoic, An American Tragedy
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Henry James
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The American, The Aspern Papers, The Awkward Age, The Bostonians, Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of the Dove, The Ambassadors, The Golden Bowl, The Turn of the Screw, Roderick Hudson, The Princess of Casamassima, The Passionate Pilgrim and Other Stories, The Spoils of Pynton, What Maisie Knew, Notes on Novelists, The Sacred Fount, The Art of the Novel, Daisy Miller
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WEB Du Bois
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Souls of Black Folk, The Quest for the Silver Fleece
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Frank J. Webb
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The Garies and Their Friends
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Sutton Griggs
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Imperium in Imperio
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James Parton
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biographies of Greeley, Jefferson, and others
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Charles Chesnutt
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The Conjure Woman, The Marrow of a TraditionImperium in Imperio
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George Bancroft
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History of the United States
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William Hickling Prescott
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History of the Conquest of Mexico
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Henry Brooks Adams
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History of the United States During the Administration of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, The Education of Henry Adams
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Henry George
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(economist) Progress and Poverty
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Henry Charles Corey
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(economist) Past Present and Future
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Edward Bellamy
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Looking Backward 2000-1887
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William James
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The Principles of Psychology, The Will to Believe
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Lester Frank Ward
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Dynamic Sociology
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American Literature
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Twentieth Century
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Edith Wharton
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The House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, The Custom of the Country, Old New York, The Old Maid, The Spark, New Year's Day
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Willa Cather
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A Lost Lady, Death Comes for the Archbishop, My Antonia, O Pioneers, One of Ours, The Song of the Lark, Alexander's Bridge, Youth and the Bright Medusa
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Sherwood Anderson
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Winesburg Ohio, Dark Laughter, The Triumph of the Egg
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Sinclair Lewis
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Main Street, Dodsworth, Arrowsmith, Babbit, Elmer Gantry, It Can't Happen Here
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Ernest Hemingway
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The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, In Our Time, Men Without Women, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, To Have and Have Not
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Great Gatsby, Tender Is the Night, This Side of Paradise
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Stephen Vincent Benet
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The Devil and Daniel Webster, Western Star John Steinbeck - Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, Travels with Charlie, In Dubious Battle, East of Eden, Tortilla Flat, The Pearl
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John Dos Passos
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USA Trilogy, Manhattan
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Thomas Clayton Wolfe
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Look Homeward Angel, Of Time and the River, The Web and the Rock, You Can't Go Home Again
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William Faulkner
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Soldiers' Pay, The Reivers, Sanctuary, The Sound and the Fury, The Hamlet - The Town - The Mansion trilogy, Go Down Moses, The Fire and the Hearth, Pantaloon in Black, and The Bear, Light in August, Absalom Absalom, As I Lay Dying, A Fable, Knight's Gambit, Requiem for a Nun, Intruder in the Dust, Sartoris, The Unvanquished, These Thirteen
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E. E. Cummings
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The Enormous Room
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Norman Mailer
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The Naked and the Dead, The Executioner's Song, An American Dream, Armies of the Night
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John Hersey
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A Bell for Adano, Hiroshima
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Jame Michener
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Tales of the South Pacific
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JD Salinger
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The Catcher in the Rye, Franny and Zooey
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Joseph Heller
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Catch-22, Something Happened, Good as Gold
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Kurt Vonnegut
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Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade A Duty-Dance with Death, Cat's Cradle, Player Piano
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Robert Heinlein
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Stranger in a Strange Land
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John Barth
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Giles Goat-Boy The New Revised Syllabus, The Sot-Weed Factor
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Robert Penn Warren
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All the King's Men
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O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
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The Four Million, The Last Leaf, A Retrieved Restoration
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John Cheever
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The Wapshot Chronicle, Falconer
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John Updike
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Rabbit Run, Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit at Rest
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Ezra Pound
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Pipostes, Cantos, Personae
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Winston Churchil
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The Crisis, Richard Carvel
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Edwin Arlington Robinson
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The Town Down the River, Miniver Cheevey, Richard Cory, The Man Against the Sky
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Robert Frost
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North of Boston, Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening, The Road Not Taken, The Gift Outright, Fire and Ice, Mending Wall, A Boy's Will, Birches, The Death of the Hired Man, A Further Range
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Edna St. Vincent Millay
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Ballad of the Harp Weaver, A Few Figs from Thistles
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William Carlos Williams
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Paterson, In the American Grain
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Ray Bradbury
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Something Wicked This Way Comes, Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles
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James Agee
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Death in the Family, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
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Zane Grey
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Riders of the Purple Sage, The Last of the Plainsmen, Tales of Fishing
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N. Scott Momaday
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The House Made of Dawn
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Archibald MacLeich
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Collected Poems, The Pot of Earth
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Ayn Rand
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The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged
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Robert and Helen Lynd
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Middletown
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Lillian Hellman
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The Children's Hour, The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine
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Nathaniel West
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Miss Lonelyhearts, The Day of the Locust
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John Phillips Marquand
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The Late George Apley, Wickford Point
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American Liturature
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Jewish Authors
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Saul Bellow
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The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, Humboldt's Gift
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Bernard Malamud
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The Assistant, Idiots First, The Fixer, The Natural
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Isaac Bashevis Singer
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The Magician of Lublin
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Philip Roth
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American Pastoral, Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint, Zuckerman Bound
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American Literature
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Harlem Renaissance
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Claude McKay
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Home to Harlem, Banjo
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Countee Cullen
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Color, The Ballad of the Brown Girl
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Langston Hughes
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The Weary Blues
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Toomer
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Cane
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American Literature
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Other Major African-American Authors
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Richard Wright
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Native Son, Black Boy
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James Baldwin
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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Nobody Knows My Name, Another Country
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Maya Angelou
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Die, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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Ralph Ellison
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Invisible Man
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American Liiterature
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Other Major African-American Authors
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Alice Walker
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The Color Purple, Meridian
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American Literature
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Southern Gothic
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Carson McCullers
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The Member of the Wedding, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The Ballad of the Sad CafeOther Voices Other Rooms, In Cold Blood, Breakfast at Tiffany's
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Truman Capote
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Other Voices Other Rooms, In Cold Blood, Breakfast at Tiffany's
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Eudora Welty
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The Ponder Heart, The Optimist's Daughter, The Wide Net, The Delta Wedding
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Toni Morrison
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The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, Tar Baby, Beloved
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American Literature
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Illinois Group
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Edgar Lee Masters
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Spoon River Anthology
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Carl Sandburg
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Chicago Poems, Abraham Lincoln, The People Yes, Rootabaga Stories
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Vachel Lindsay
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The Congo, The Santa Fe Trail A Humoresque
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American Literature
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Beat Generation (1950s)
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Jack Kerouac
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On the Road
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Allen Ginsberg
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Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems
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Lawrence Ferlingheti
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Pictures from the World Gone Wild
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William Burrough
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The Naked Lunch
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American Literature
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Drama
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Edward Albee
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Seascape, Tiny Alice, Three Tall Women, The Zoo Story
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Maxwell Anderson
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Winterset, Gods of the Lightning, Night Over Taos, What Price Glory?
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Georges Kaufman
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You Can't Take It with You, Of Thee I Sing
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Arthur Ashur Miller
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The Crucible, Death of a Salesman
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Eugene O'Neill
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Ah, Wilderness, All God's Chillun Got Wings, Anna Chrisitie, Beyond the Horizon, Desire Under the Elms, Emperor Jones, The Great God Brown, The Iceman Cometh, Lazarus Laughed, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Marco Millions, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Mourning Becomes Electra, Strange Interlude, The Hairy Ape
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Tony Kushner
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Angels in America
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William Saroyan
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The Human Comedy, The Time of Your Life
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Robert Sherwood
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Idiot's Delight, Road to Rome, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, The Petrified Forest, There Shall Be No Night
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Neil Simon
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Biloxi Blues, Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, Broadway Bound, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Lost in Yonkers
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Thornton Wilder
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Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Matchmaker, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Theophilus North
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Tennessee Williams
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rose Tattoo
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American Literature
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Recent Bestselling Authors
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Larry McMurtry
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Lonesome Dove
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John Grisham
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The Firm, The Client, The Chamber, The Testament
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Michael Crichton
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Jurassic Park, The Lost World, Rising Sun, Sphere
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Tom Clancy
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Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger
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Stephen King
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The Shining, The Stand, Insomnia
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American Literature
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Known Primarily For One Work
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James Thomas Farrell
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Studs Lonigan
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Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Tarzan of the Apes
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Shirley Jackson
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The Lottery
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James Jones
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From Here to Eternity
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Vladimir Nabokov
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Lolita, Pale Fire
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L Frank Baum
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Alex Haley
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Roots
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Malcolm Little and Alex Haley
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Alex HaleyL Frank Baum
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Roots
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L Frank Baum
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Malcolm Little and Alex Haley
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Alex Haley
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Roots
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Malcolm Little and Alex Haley
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Erskine Caldwell
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Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre
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Edward Hale
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The Man Without a Country
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Dashiell Hammett
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The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man
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John Knowles
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A Separate Peace
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Walter Clark
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The Ox-Bow Incident
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DuBose Heyward
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Porgy
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Ken Kesey
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Margaret Mitchell
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Gone With the Wind
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Charles Bernard Nordhoff and James Normal Hall
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Mutiny on the Bounty
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Katherine Anne Porter
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Ship of Fools, Pale Horse Pale Ride
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Marjorie Rawlings
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The Yearling
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Lew Wallace
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Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ
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Harper Lee
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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American Literature
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Other Authors and Poets
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Ellen Glasgow
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In This Our Life, Barren Ground, Vein of Iron
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Jerzy Kosinski
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The Painted Bird
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Grace Metalious
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Peyton Place
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William Henry Hudson
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Green Mansions
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Gertrude Stein
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Three Lives, Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Four Saints in Three Acts, The Making of Americans
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John James O'Hara
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Appointment in Samarra
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Zora Neale Hurston
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
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Arna Bontemps
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God Sends Sundays, Black Thunder
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Irwin Shaw
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The Young Lions
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Henry Miller
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Tropic of Cancer
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Edna Ferber
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Show Boat
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Thomas Heggen
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Mr. Roberts
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Joyce Carol Oats
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A Garden of Earthly Delights, Bellefleur, Mysteries of Winterthurn
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Anne Tyler
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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
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Gloria Naylor
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The Woman of Brewster Place
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Harriot Monroe
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edited Poetry: A Magazine of Verse
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Amy Lowell
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Men Women and Ghosts, Sword Blades and Poppy Seed
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Wallace Stevens
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Peter Quince at the Clavier, Sunday Morning, Le Monocle de Mon Oncle, Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction, The Necessary Angel
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Robert Lowell
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Life Studies
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Raymond Chandler
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Farewell My Lovely
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Hamlin Garland
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Main-Travelled Roads, A Son of the Middle Border
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Robinson Jeffers
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Roan Stallion, Tamar, The Tower Beyond Tragedy, Thurso's Landing
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Plath
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(committed suicide) Ariel
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Anne Sexton
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Live or Die, To Bedlam and Part Way Back, The Death Notebooks
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John Ashbery
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Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
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Leo Rosten
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The Education of H*y*m*a*n K*a*p*l*a*n, The Joys of Yiddish
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Charles and Mary Beard
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The Rise of American Civilization, America in Midpassage
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Thomas Pynchon
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Gravity's Rainbow, The Crying of Lot 49
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Arthur Schleinger
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The Colonial Merchants and the American Revolution, New Viewpoints in American History, The Rise of the City, Prelude to Independence The Newspaper War in Boston
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Seymour Hersh
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My Lai 4
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Arthur Schleinger Jr
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The Age of Jackson, The Age of Roosevelt, A Thousand Days (JFK)
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Tom Wolfe - Electric Kool
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Aid Acid Test, In Our Time
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Booth Tarkington
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Seventeen, Alice Adams, Penrod, The Magnificent Ambersons
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John Kennedy Toole
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A Confederacy of Dunces
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Herman Wouk
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The Caine Mutiny, War and Remembrances, The Winds of War
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Amy Tan
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The Joy Luck Club
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Henry Roth
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Call It Sleep
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Betty Frieden
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The Feminine Mystique
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Flannery O'Connor
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American Literature
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Colonial / Pre-Revolutionary
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John Smith
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Generall Historie of Virginia New England, The Summer Isles
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William Bradford
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History of Plimmoth Plantation
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John Winthrop
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History of New England
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Increase Mather
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An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences
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Cotton Mather
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Magnalia Christi Americana: The Ecclesiastical History of NE from its First Planting
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Thomas Morton
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New English Canaan
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John Mason
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Brief History of the Pequod War
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Mary Rowlandson
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Metacomet, son of Massasoit
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Daniel Denton
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A Brief Description of New York
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Thomas Weld, Richarad Mather, John Eliot
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Bay Psalm Book
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Jupiter Hammon
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(black slave) An Evening Thought Salvation by Christ with Penitential Cries
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Anne Bradstreet
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Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America
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George Alsop
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A Character of the Province of Maryland
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Jonathan Edwards
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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God, Freedom of the Will
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Edward Taylor
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Poetcial Works, God's Determinations Touching His Elect
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Crevecoeur (J. Hector St. John)
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Letters from an American Farmer
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Michael Wigglesworth
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Day of Doom
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William Byrd
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History of the Dividing Line, Secret Diary, Another Secret Diary
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Phillis Wheatley
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(first famous black) Poems on Various Subjects Religious and Moral
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Lucy Terry
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(first by black American) Bar's Fight August 28 1746
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Benjamin Franklin
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General Magazine and Historical Chronicle, Autobiography, Poor Richard's Almanack
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Andrew Bradford
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American Magazine
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John Campbell
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Boston News-Leter
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American Literature
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Revolutionary and Late 1700s
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John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton
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The Federalist
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Thomas Paine
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Common Sense, Crisis, Age of Reason
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Philip Freneau
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House of Night
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Hartford Wits John Trumbull
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M'Fingal
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Timothy Dwight (grandson of Jonathan Edwards)
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The Conquest of Canaan, The Triumph of Infidelity, Greenfield Hill
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Charles Brown
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Wieland or the Transformation
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Joel Barlow
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Hasty Pudding
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Olaudah Equiano
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(freed slave) The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Gustavus Vassa the African
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Hugh Henry Brackenridge
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Modern Chivalry
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William Brown
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Power of Sympathy
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American Literature
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Early 1800s - First Nationalist Period / Romanticism
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Washington Irving -
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A History of New York by Diedrich Knickerbocker, Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Sleepy Hollow
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William Cullen Bryant
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Thanatopsis, Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood, edited New York Post
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James Fenimore Cooper
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Leatherstocking series: Pioneers, Last of the Mohicans, Prairie, Pathfinder, Deerslayer, NY: Natty Bumppo and Hurry Harry March fight Hurons, Pilot, Spy, Littlepage Manuscripts (Satanstoe, The Chainbearer, The Redskins
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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James Russell Lowell
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Biglow Papers, Harvard Commemoration Ode, Among My Books, A Fable for Critics, edited the Atlantic Monthly
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Autocrat of the Breakfast Table; The Chambered Nautilus, The Deacon's Masterpiece or The Wonderful One-Hoss Shay, Elsie Venner A Romance of Destiny, Old Ironsides
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John Greenleaf Whittier
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Snow-Bound, Massachusetts to Virginia (anti-slavery), Barbara Frietchie, Maud Muller, Telling the Bees
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Frederick Douglass
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(escaped slave) - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave, My Bondage and My Freedom, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
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William Wells Brown
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(escaped slave) - Clotel
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The American Scholar, Nature, Address at Divinity College, Essays, Self Reliance, Compensation, Concord Hymn, Days, Merlin, The Over-Soul, Representative Men
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Henry David Thoreau
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Walden or Life in the Woods, Civil Disobedience, Life Without Principle
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Count Alexis de Tocqueville
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Democracy in America
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Scarlet Letter, Twice-Told Tales, Mosses from an Old Manse, The Birthmark, Rappaccini's Daughter, House of the Seven Gables, Marble Faun, Blithedale Romance, Fanshawe ,The Dolliver Romance, Tanglewood Tales
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Edgar Allan Poe
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Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Purloined Letter, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, The Bells, The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym, Ligeia, The Golden Bug, The Masque of the Red Death, The City in the Sea
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Herman Melville
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Typee A Peep at Polynesian Life, Omoo A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas, Mardi and a Voyage Thither, Moby-Dick or the White Whale, Pierre or the Ambiguities, White Jacket or The World in a Man-of-War, Billy Budd Foretopman, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, Clarel A Poem and A Pilgrimage in the Holy Land, The Confidence-Man His Masquerade, The Piazza Tales, The Lightning-Rod Man, The Enchanted Isles
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Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass, Drum-Taps, Democratic Vistas, Specimen Days & Collect, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking, Song of the Open Road
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American Literature
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Late 1800s - Realism, Later Naturalism
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Abraham Lincoln
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Life Among the Lowly
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George Washington Cable
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Old Creole Days, The Grandissimes A Story of Creole Live
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Joel Chandler Harris
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Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings
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Francis Hopkinson Smith
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Colonel Carter of Cartersville
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Kate O'Flaherty Chopin
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The Awakening
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Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Country of the Pointed Firs
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Bret Harte
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The Luck of the Roaring Camp, The Outcast of Poker Flat
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Joaquin Miller
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(poems)
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James Whitcomb Riley
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Little Orphan Annie, The Raggedy Man
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George Santayana
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Sonnets and Other Verses, The Last Puritan
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Sidney Lanier
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The Marshes of Glynn, The Revenge of Hamish
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Paul Laurence Dunbar
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Lyrics of a Lowly Life
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Emily Dickinson
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Poems Humor Writers
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Josh Billings
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Josh Billings His Sayings
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Petroleum V. Nasby
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The Nasby Papers
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Artemus Ward
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Artemus Ward His Book
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Finley Peter Dunne
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Mr. Dooley's Opinions Samuel Langhorne
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Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
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The Celbrated Jumping Fog of Calaveras County, The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Pudd'nhead Wilson, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Tom Sawyer Detective, The Gilded Age, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Prince and the Pauper, 1601
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William Dean Howells
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Criticism and Fiction, A Modern Instance, The Rise of Silas Lapham, A Hazard of New Fortunes, A Chance Acquaintance, A Traveller from Altruria
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Deam Hamlin Garland
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Main-Traveled Roads
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Stephen Crane
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The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie A Girl of the Streets, The Open Boat, The Black Riders and Other Lines, War Is Kind, Whilomville Stores, The Blue Hotel, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
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Frank Norris
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The Octopus, McTeague
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Helen Hunt Jackson
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A Century of Dishono, Ramona
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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In the Midst of Life, The Devil's Dictionary
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Jacob Riis
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How the Other Half Lives
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Jack London
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The Sea Wolf, The Call of the Wild , White Fang, Martin Eden David Graham Phillips - Susan Lenox Her Fall and Rise
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Upton Sinclair
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The Jungle
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Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie, The Financier, The Titan, The Stoic, An American Tragedy
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Henry James
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The American, The Aspern Papers, The Awkward Age, The Bostonians, Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of the Dove, The Ambassadors, The Golden Bowl, The Turn of the Screw, Roderick Hudson, The Princess of Casamassima, The Passionate Pilgrim and Other Stories, The Spoils of Pynton, What Maisie Knew, Notes on Novelists, The Sacred Fount, The Art of the Novel, Daisy Miller
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WEB Du Bois
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Souls of Black Folk, The Quest for the Silver Fleece
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Frank J. Webb
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The Garies and Their Friends
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Sutton Griggs
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Imperium in Imperio
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James Parton
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biographies of Greeley, Jefferson, and others
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Charles Chesnutt
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The Conjure Woman, The Marrow of a TraditionImperium in Imperio
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George Bancroft
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History of the United States
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William Hickling Prescott
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History of the Conquest of Mexico
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Henry Brooks Adams
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History of the United States During the Administration of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, The Education of Henry Adams
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Henry George
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(economist) Progress and Poverty
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Henry Charles Corey
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(economist) Past Present and Future
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Edward Bellamy
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Looking Backward 2000-1887
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William James
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The Principles of Psychology, The Will to Believe
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Lester Frank Ward
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Dynamic Sociology
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American Literature
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Twentieth Century
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Edith Wharton
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The House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, The Custom of the Country, Old New York, The Old Maid, The Spark, New Year's Day
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Willa Cather
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A Lost Lady, Death Comes for the Archbishop, My Antonia, O Pioneers, One of Ours, The Song of the Lark, Alexander's Bridge, Youth and the Bright Medusa
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Sherwood Anderson
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Winesburg Ohio, Dark Laughter, The Triumph of the Egg
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Sinclair Lewis
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Main Street, Dodsworth, Arrowsmith, Babbit, Elmer Gantry, It Can't Happen Here
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Ernest Hemingway
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The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, In Our Time, Men Without Women, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, To Have and Have Not
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Great Gatsby, Tender Is the Night, This Side of Paradise
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Stephen Vincent Benet
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The Devil and Daniel Webster, Western Star John Steinbeck - Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, Travels with Charlie, In Dubious Battle, East of Eden, Tortilla Flat, The Pearl
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John Dos Passos
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USA Trilogy, Manhattan
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Thomas Clayton Wolfe
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Look Homeward Angel, Of Time and the River, The Web and the Rock, You Can't Go Home Again
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William Faulkner
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Soldiers' Pay, The Reivers, Sanctuary, The Sound and the Fury, The Hamlet - The Town - The Mansion trilogy, Go Down Moses, The Fire and the Hearth, Pantaloon in Black, and The Bear, Light in August, Absalom Absalom, As I Lay Dying, A Fable, Knight's Gambit, Requiem for a Nun, Intruder in the Dust, Sartoris, The Unvanquished, These Thirteen
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E. E. Cummings
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The Enormous Room
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Norman Mailer
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The Naked and the Dead, The Executioner's Song, An American Dream, Armies of the Night
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John Hersey
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A Bell for Adano, Hiroshima
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Jame Michener
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Tales of the South Pacific
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JD Salinger
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The Catcher in the Rye, Franny and Zooey
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Joseph Heller
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Catch-22, Something Happened, Good as Gold
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Kurt Vonnegut
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Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade A Duty-Dance with Death, Cat's Cradle, Player Piano
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Robert Heinlein
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Stranger in a Strange Land
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John Barth
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Giles Goat-Boy The New Revised Syllabus, The Sot-Weed Factor
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Robert Penn Warren
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All the King's Men
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O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
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The Four Million, The Last Leaf, A Retrieved Restoration
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John Cheever
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The Wapshot Chronicle, Falconer
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John Updike
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Rabbit Run, Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit at Rest
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Ezra Pound
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Pipostes, Cantos, Personae
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Winston Churchil
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The Crisis, Richard Carvel
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Edwin Arlington Robinson
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The Town Down the River, Miniver Cheevey, Richard Cory, The Man Against the Sky
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Robert Frost
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North of Boston, Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening, The Road Not Taken, The Gift Outright, Fire and Ice, Mending Wall, A Boy's Will, Birches, The Death of the Hired Man, A Further Range
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Edna St. Vincent Millay
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Ballad of the Harp Weaver, A Few Figs from Thistles
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William Carlos Williams
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Paterson, In the American Grain
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Ray Bradbury
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Something Wicked This Way Comes, Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles
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James Agee
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Death in the Family, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
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Zane Grey
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Riders of the Purple Sage, The Last of the Plainsmen, Tales of Fishing
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N. Scott Momaday
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The House Made of Dawn
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Archibald MacLeich
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Collected Poems, The Pot of Earth
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Ayn Rand
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The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged
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Robert and Helen Lynd
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Middletown
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Lillian Hellman
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The Children's Hour, The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine
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Nathaniel West
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Miss Lonelyhearts, The Day of the Locust
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John Phillips Marquand
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The Late George Apley, Wickford Point
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American Liturature
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Jewish Authors
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Saul Bellow
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The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, Humboldt's Gift
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Bernard Malamud
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The Assistant, Idiots First, The Fixer, The Natural
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Isaac Bashevis Singer
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The Magician of Lublin
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Philip Roth
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American Pastoral, Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint, Zuckerman Bound
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American Literature
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Harlem Renaissance
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Claude McKay
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Home to Harlem, Banjo
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Countee Cullen
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Color, The Ballad of the Brown Girl
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Langston Hughes
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The Weary Blues
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Toomer
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Cane
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American Literature
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Other Major African-American Authors
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Richard Wright
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Native Son, Black Boy
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James Baldwin
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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Nobody Knows My Name, Another Country
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Maya Angelou
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Die, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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Ralph Ellison
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Invisible Man
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American Liiterature
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Other Major African-American Authors
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Alice Walker
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The Color Purple, Meridian
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American Literature
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Southern Gothic
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Carson McCullers
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The Member of the Wedding, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The Ballad of the Sad CafeOther Voices Other Rooms, In Cold Blood, Breakfast at Tiffany's
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Truman Capote
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Other Voices Other Rooms, In Cold Blood, Breakfast at Tiffany's
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Eudora Welty
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The Ponder Heart, The Optimist's Daughter, The Wide Net, The Delta Wedding
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Toni Morrison
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The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, Tar Baby, Beloved
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American Literature
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Illinois Group
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Edgar Lee Masters
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Spoon River Anthology
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Carl Sandburg
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Chicago Poems, Abraham Lincoln, The People Yes, Rootabaga Stories
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Vachel Lindsay
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The Congo, The Santa Fe Trail A Humoresque
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American Literature
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Beat Generation (1950s)
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Jack Kerouac
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On the Road
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Allen Ginsberg
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Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems
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Lawrence Ferlingheti
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Pictures from the World Gone Wild
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William Burrough
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The Naked Lunch
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American Literature
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Drama
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Edward Albee
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Seascape, Tiny Alice, Three Tall Women, The Zoo Story
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Maxwell Anderson
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Winterset, Gods of the Lightning, Night Over Taos, What Price Glory?
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Georges Kaufman
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You Can't Take It with You, Of Thee I Sing
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Arthur Ashur Miller
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The Crucible, Death of a Salesman
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Eugene O'Neill
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Ah, Wilderness, All God's Chillun Got Wings, Anna Chrisitie, Beyond the Horizon, Desire Under the Elms, Emperor Jones, The Great God Brown, The Iceman Cometh, Lazarus Laughed, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Marco Millions, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Mourning Becomes Electra, Strange Interlude, The Hairy Ape
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Tony Kushner
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Angels in America
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William Saroyan
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The Human Comedy, The Time of Your Life
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Robert Sherwood
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Idiot's Delight, Road to Rome, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, The Petrified Forest, There Shall Be No Night
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Neil Simon
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Biloxi Blues, Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, Broadway Bound, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Lost in Yonkers
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Thornton Wilder
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Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Matchmaker, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Theophilus North
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Tennessee Williams
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rose Tattoo
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American Literature
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Recent Bestselling Authors
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Larry McMurtry
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Lonesome Dove
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John Grisham
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The Firm, The Client, The Chamber, The Testament
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Michael Crichton
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Jurassic Park, The Lost World, Rising Sun, Sphere
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Tom Clancy
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Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger
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Stephen King
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The Shining, The Stand, Insomnia
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American Literature
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Known Primarily For One Work
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James Thomas Farrell
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Studs Lonigan
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Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Tarzan of the Apes
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Shirley Jackson
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The Lottery
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James Jones
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From Here to Eternity
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Vladimir Nabokov
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Lolita, Pale Fire
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L Frank Baum
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Alex Haley
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Roots
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Malcolm Little and Alex Haley
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Alex HaleyL Frank Baum
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Roots
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L Frank Baum
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Malcolm Little and Alex Haley
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Alex Haley
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Roots
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Pearl Buck
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The House of Earth Trilogy including The Good Earth
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Malcolm Little and Alex Haley
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Erskine Caldwell
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Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre
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Edward Hale
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The Man Without a Country
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Dashiell Hammett
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The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man
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John Knowles
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A Separate Peace
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Walter Clark
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The Ox-Bow Incident
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DuBose Heyward
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Porgy
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Ken Kesey
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Margaret Mitchell
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Gone With the Wind
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Charles Bernard Nordhoff and James Normal Hall
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Mutiny on the Bounty
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Katherine Anne Porter
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Ship of Fools, Pale Horse Pale Ride
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Marjorie Rawlings
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The Yearling
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Lew Wallace
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Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ
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Harper Lee
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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American Literature
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Other Authors and Poets
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Ellen Glasgow
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In This Our Life, Barren Ground, Vein of Iron
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Jerzy Kosinski
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The Painted Bird
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Grace Metalious
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Peyton Place
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William Henry Hudson
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Green Mansions
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Gertrude Stein
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Three Lives, Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Four Saints in Three Acts, The Making of Americans
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John James O'Hara
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Appointment in Samarra
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Zora Neale Hurston
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
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Arna Bontemps
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God Sends Sundays, Black Thunder
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Irwin Shaw
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The Young Lions
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Henry Miller
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Tropic of Cancer
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Edna Ferber
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Show Boat
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Thomas Heggen
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Mr. Roberts
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Joyce Carol Oats
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Anne Tyler
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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
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Gloria Naylor
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The Woman of Brewster Place
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Harriot Monroe
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edited Poetry: A Magazine of Verse
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Amy Lowell
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Men Women and Ghosts, Sword Blades and Poppy Seed
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Wallace Stevens
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Peter Quince at the Clavier, Sunday Morning, Le Monocle de Mon Oncle, Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction, The Necessary Angel
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Robert Lowell
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Life Studies
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Raymond Chandler
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Farewell My Lovely
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Hamlin Garland
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Main-Travelled Roads, A Son of the Middle Border
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Robinson Jeffers
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Roan Stallion, Tamar, The Tower Beyond Tragedy, Thurso's Landing
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Plath
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(committed suicide) Ariel
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Anne Sexton
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Live or Die, To Bedlam and Part Way Back, The Death Notebooks
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John Ashbery
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Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
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Leo Rosten
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The Education of H*y*m*a*n K*a*p*l*a*n, The Joys of Yiddish
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Charles and Mary Beard
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The Rise of American Civilization, America in Midpassage
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Thomas Pynchon
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Gravity's Rainbow, The Crying of Lot 49
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Arthur Schleinger
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The Colonial Merchants and the American Revolution, New Viewpoints in American History, The Rise of the City, Prelude to Independence The Newspaper War in Boston
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Seymour Hersh
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My Lai 4
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Arthur Schleinger Jr
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The Age of Jackson, The Age of Roosevelt, A Thousand Days (JFK)
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Tom Wolfe - Electric Kool
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Aid Acid Test, In Our Time
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Booth Tarkington
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Seventeen, Alice Adams, Penrod, The Magnificent Ambersons
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John Kennedy Toole
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A Confederacy of Dunces
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Herman Wouk
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The Caine Mutiny, War and Remembrances, The Winds of War
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Amy Tan
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The Joy Luck Club
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Henry Roth
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Call It Sleep
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Betty Frieden
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The Feminine Mystique
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Flannery O'Connor
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The Violent Bear It Away