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Greatest and Most Influential Works of American Literature - Page 3

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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Roots (Alex Haley)
Roots (Alex Haley)
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The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
83
A Raisin in the Sun (Lorraine Hansberry)
A Raisin in the Sun (Lorraine Hansberry)
84
The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick (Elizabeth Hardwick)
The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick (Elizabeth Hardwick)
85
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
86
The House of the Seven Gables
The House of the Seven Gables
87
The Marble Faun (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Marble Faun (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
88
Hawthorne
Hawthorne
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89
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
90
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
91
The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
92
A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
93
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
94
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
95
The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
96
41 Stories by O. Henry (O. Henry)
41 Stories by O. Henry (O. Henry)
97
Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
98
Hiroshima (John Hersey)
Hiroshima (John Hersey)
99
Out of the Dust
Out of the Dust
100
The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
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101
The Rise of Silas Lapham (William Dean Howells)
The Rise of Silas Lapham (William Dean Howells)
102
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
103
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
104
The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp
105
The Complete Short Stories of Washington Irving (Washington Irving)
The Complete Short Stories of Washington Irving (Washington Irving)
106
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
107
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
108
The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Jane Jacobs)
The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Jane Jacobs)
109
The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
110
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
111
The Ambassadors
The Ambassadors
112
The American
The American
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113
The Varieties of Religious Experience (William James)
The Varieties of Religious Experience (William James)
114
Randall Jarrell's Book of Stories (Randall Jarrell)
Randall Jarrell's Book of Stories (Randall Jarrell)
115
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
116
Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson)
Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson)
117
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
118
Swallow Barn (John Pendleton Kennedy)
Swallow Barn (John Pendleton Kennedy)
119
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
120
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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