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Greatest and Most Influential Works of American Literature - Page 2

This list should not be confused as what I think are the best American literature. I believe Faulkner, Hemingway, and McCarthy are all bad authors. However they are major and influential, which earns them a spot on this list.
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The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage
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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Stephen Crane)
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Stephen Crane)
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Little, Big (John Crowley)
Little, Big (John Crowley)
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Two Years Before the Mast
Two Years Before the Mast
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Underworld (Don Delillo)
Underworld (Don Delillo)
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The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
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Favorite Poems of Emily Dickinson
Favorite Poems of Emily Dickinson
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Joan Didion Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion Year of Magical Thinking
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
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Ragtime (E.L. Doctorow)
Ragtime (E.L. Doctorow)
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U.S.A. (John Dos Passos)
U.S.A. (John Dos Passos)
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Frederick Douglass)
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Frederick Douglass)
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An American Tragedy (Theodore Dreiser)
An American Tragedy (Theodore Dreiser)
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The Souls of Black Folk (W.E.B. Du Bois)
The Souls of Black Folk (W.E.B. Du Bois)
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The Waste Land
The Waste Land
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Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
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The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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Love Medicine
Love Medicine
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Middlesex
Middlesex
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Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (Richard Fariña)
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (Richard Fariña)
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61
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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The Federalist Papers (Alexander Hamilton,  James Madison, John Jay)
The Federalist Papers (Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay)
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The Best Presidential Writing (Craig Fehrman)
The Best Presidential Writing (Craig Fehrman)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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The Civil War by Shelby Foote
The Civil War by Shelby Foote
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The Coquette (Hannah Webster Foster)
The Coquette (Hannah Webster Foster)
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Alas, Babylon
Alas, Babylon
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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The Damnation of Theron Ware: Or Illumination (Harold Frederic)
The Damnation of Theron Ware: Or Illumination (Harold Frederic)
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The Poetry of Robert Frost (Edward Connery Lathom)
The Poetry of Robert Frost (Edward Connery Lathom)
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The Recognitions
The Recognitions
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A Lesson Before Dying (Ernest J. Gaines)
A Lesson Before Dying (Ernest J. Gaines)
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The Tunnel (William Gass)
The Tunnel (William Gass)
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The Yellow Wallpaper, Herland, and Selected Writings (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
The Yellow Wallpaper, Herland, and Selected Writings (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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Howl and Other Poems (Allen Ginsberg)
Howl and Other Poems (Allen Ginsberg)
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The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Stephen Jay Gould)
The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Stephen Jay Gould)
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (Ulysses S. Grant)
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (Ulysses S. Grant)
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Poems 1962-2012 (Louise Glück)
Poems 1962-2012 (Louise Glück)
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