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Greatest and Most Influential Works of American Literature - Page 5

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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161
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Long Day's Journey Into Night
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The Messiah of Stockholm (Cynthia Ozick)
The Messiah of Stockholm (Cynthia Ozick)
163
Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
164
The Portable Dorothy Parker (Dorothy Parker)
The Portable Dorothy Parker (Dorothy Parker)
165
France and England in North America
France and England in North America
166
The Moviegoer
The Moviegoer
167
The Complete Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (Poe, Edgar Allan)
The Complete Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (Poe, Edgar Allan)
168
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (Edgar Allan Poe)
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169
The Chosen (Chaim Potok)
The Chosen (Chaim Potok)
170
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
171
Mason & Dixon (Thomas Pynchon)
Mason & Dixon (Thomas Pynchon)
172
The Last Hurrah (Edwin O'Connor)
The Last Hurrah (Edwin O'Connor)
173
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
174
The Gold Bug Variations (Richard Powers)
The Gold Bug Variations (Richard Powers)
175
Where the Red Fern Grows (Wilson Rawls)
Where the Red Fern Grows (Wilson Rawls)
176
How the Other Half Lives (Jacob A. Riis)
How the Other Half Lives (Jacob A. Riis)
177
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
178
American Pastoral (Philip Roth)
American Pastoral (Philip Roth)
179
Orientalism (Edward W. Said)
Orientalism (Edward W. Said)
180
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
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181
The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg (Carl Sandburg)
The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg (Carl Sandburg)
182
Lincoln in the Bardo (George Saunders)
Lincoln in the Bardo (George Saunders)
183
Hope Leslie (Sedgwick, Catherine Maria)
Hope Leslie (Sedgwick, Catherine Maria)
184
The Killer Angels (Michael Shaara)
The Killer Angels (Michael Shaara)
185
The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
186
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
187
Regarding the Pain of Others-Susan Sontag
Regarding the Pain of Others-Susan Sontag
188
Angle of Repose (Wallace Stegner)
Angle of Repose (Wallace Stegner)
189
The Autobiography of Alice B. Tokias by Gertrude Stein
The Autobiography of Alice B. Tokias by Gertrude Stein
190
The Short Novels of John Steinbeck (John Steinbeck)
The Short Novels of John Steinbeck (John Steinbeck)
191
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
192
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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193
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (Wallace Stevens)
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (Wallace Stevens)
194
Dog Soldiers (Robert Stone)
Dog Soldiers (Robert Stone)
195
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
196
Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice
197
The History of Standard Oil
The History of Standard Oil
198
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
199
Darconville's Cat (Alexander Theroux)
Darconville's Cat (Alexander Theroux)
200
Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
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