The Great American Novels

Given by The Atlantic

136 Works 1,110,245 Livros 23,738 Críticas ½ 4.0
In setting out to identify that new American canon, we decided to define American as having first been published in the United States (or intended to be—read more in our entries on Lolita and mostrar mais The Bell Jar). And we narrowed our aperture to the past 100 years—a period that began as literary modernism was cresting and contains all manner of literary pleasure and possibility, including the experimentations of postmodernism and the narrative satisfactions of genre fiction. mostrar menos
Year Awarded:
2024
Announced:
Março 14: The Great American Novels Recente
ObraEtiqueta de Ordem
An American Tragedy (1925) por Theodore Dreiser
1925
O grande Gatsby (1925) por F. Scott Fitzgerald
1925
The Making of Americans (1934) por Gertrude Stein
1925
Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) por Willa Cather
1927
The Sound and the Fury (1929) por William Faulkner
1929
A Farewell to Arms (1929) por Ernest Hemingway
1929
Passing (1929) por Nella Larsen
1929
Nightwood (1936) por Djuna Barnes
1936
Absalom, Absalom! (1936) por William Faulkner
1936
U.S.A. (1938) por John Dos Passos
1937
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) por Zora Neale Hurston
1937
East Goes West (1965) por Younghill Kang
1937
The Big Sleep (1939) por Raymond Chandler
1939
Ask the Dust (1939) por John Fante
1939
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) por John Steinbeck
1939
The Day of the Locust (1939) por Nathanael West
1939
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940) por Carson McCullers
1940
Native Son (1940) por Richard Wright
1940
A Time to Be Born (1942) por Dawn Powell
1942
The Street (1946) por Ann Petry
1946
All the King's Men (1946) por Robert Penn Warren
1946
In a Lonely Place (1947) por Dorothy B. Hughes
1947
The Mountain Lion (1947) por Jean Stafford
1947
The Catcher in the Rye (1951) por J. D. Salinger
1951
Invisible Man (1952) por Ralph Ellison
1952
Charlotte's Web (1952) por E. B. White
1952
The Adventures of Augie March (1953) por Saul Bellow
1953
Fahrenheit 451 (1953) por Ray Bradbury
1953
Maud Martha (1953) por Gwendolyn Brooks
1953
Lolita (1955) por Vladimir Nabokov
1955
Giovanni's Room (1956) por James Baldwin
1956
Peyton Place (1956) por Grace Metalious
1956
Deep Water (1957) por Patricia Highsmith
1957
On the Road (1957) por Jack Kerouac
1957
No-No Boy (1957) por John Okada
1957
The Haunting of Hill House (1959) por Shirley Jackson
1959
Catch-22 (1961) por Joseph Heller
1961
Another Country (1962) por James Baldwin
1962
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) por Ken Kesey
1962
A Wrinkle in Time (1962) por Madeleine L'Engle
1962
The Zebra-Striped Hearse (1962) por Ross Macdonald
1962
Pale Fire (1962) por Vladimir Nabokov
1962
The Group (1963) por Mary McCarthy
1963
The Bell Jar (1963) por Sylvia Plath
1963
The Crying of Lot 49 (1966) por Thomas Pynchon
1966
A Sport and a Pastime (1967) por James Salter
1967
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) por Philip K. Dick
1968
Couples (1968) por John Updike
1968
Portnoy's Complaint (1967) por Philip Roth
1969
Divorcing (New York Review Books Classics) (1969) por Susan Taubes
1969
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) por Kurt Vonnegut
1969
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret (1970) por Judy Blume
1970
Play It As It Lays (1970) por Joan Didion
1970
Desperate Characters (1970) por Paula Fox
1970
Log of the S.S. the Mrs Unguentine (1972) por Stanley Crawford
1972
Mumbo Jumbo (1972) por Ishmael Reed
1972
The Revolt of the Cockroach People (1973) por Oscar Zeta Acosta
1973
Sula (1973) por Toni Morrison
1973
The Dispossessed (1974) por Ursula K. Le Guin
1974
Oreo (1974) por Fran Ross
1974
Winter in the Blood (1974) por James Welch
1974
Corregidora (1975) por Gayl Jones
1975
Speedboat (1976) por Renata Adler
1976
Song of Solomon (1977) por Toni Morrison
1977
Ceremony (1977) por Leslie Marmon Silko
1977
A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories (1978) por Will Eisner
1978
Dancer from the Dance (1978) por Andrew Holleran
1978
The Stand (1978) por Stephen King
1978
Kindred (1979) por Octavia E. Butler
1979
The Dog of the South (1979) por Charles Portis
1979
The Salt Eaters (1980) por Toni Cade Bambara
1980
Housekeeping (1980) por Marilynne Robinson
1980
Little, Big (1981) por John Crowley
1981
Oxherding Tale (1982) por Charles Johnson
1982
Machine Dreams (1984) por Jayne Anne Phillips
1984
Blood Meridian (1985) por Cormac McCarthy
1985
A Summons to Memphis (1986) por Peter Taylor
1986
Dawn (1987) por Octavia E. Butler
1987
Watchmen (1987) por Alan Moore
1987
Beloved (1987) por Toni Morrison
1987
Geek Love (1989) por Katherine Dunn
1989
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book (1989) por Maxine Hong Kingston
1989
Dogeaters (1990) por Jessica Hagedorn
1990
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991) por Julia Alvarez
1991
American Psycho (1991) por Bret Easton Ellis
1991
Mating (1991) por Norman Rush
1991
Bastard Out of Carolina (1992) por Dorothy Allison
1992
The Secret History (1992) por Donna Tartt
1992
So Far from God (1993) por Ana Castillo
1993
Stone Butch Blues (1993) por Leslie Feinberg
1993
The Shipping News (1993) por E. Annie Proulx
1993
Native Speaker (1995) por Chang-Rae Lee
1995
Sabbath's Theater (1995) por Philip Roth
1995
Under the Feet of Jesus (1995) por Helena Maria Viramontes
1995
Infinite Jest (1996) por David Foster Wallace
1996
Underworld (1997) por Don DeLillo
1997
I Love Dick (1997) por Chris Kraus
1997
The Intuitionist (1999) por Colson Whitehead
1999
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (2000) por Michael Chabon
2000
House of Leaves (2000) por Mark Z. Danielewski
2000
The Last Samurai (2000) por Helen DeWitt
2000
Blonde (2000) por Joyce Carol Oates
2000
The Quick and the Dead (2000) por Joy Williams
2000
I, the Divine: A Novel in First Chapters (2001) por Rabih Alameddine
2001
Erasure (2001) por Percival Everett
2001
The Corrections (2001) por Jonathan Franzen
2001
Caramelo (2002) por Sandra Cisneros
2002
Perma Red (2002) por Debra Magpie Earling
2002
The Russian Debutante's Handbook (2003) por Gary Shteyngart
2002
The Namesake (2003) por Jhumpa Lahiri
2003
Veronica (2005) por Mary Gaitskill
2005
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) por Junot Díaz
2007
A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) por Jennifer Egan
2010
I Hotel (2010) por Karen Tei Yamashita
2010
Open City (2011) por Teju Cole
2011
Salvage the Bones (2011) por Jesmyn Ward
2011
The Round House (2012) por Louise Erdrich
2012
Americanah (2013) por Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2013
Nevada (2013) por Imogen Binnie
2013
A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014) por Marlon James
2014
Family Life (2014) por Akhil Sharma
2014
The Sellout (2015) por Paul Beatty
2015
Fates and Furies (2015) por Lauren Groff
2015
The Fifth Season (2015) por N. K. Jemisin
2015
The Sympathizer (2015) por Viet Thanh Nguyen
2015
Amiable with Big Teeth (Penguin Classics) (2018) por Claude McKay
2017
Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel (2017) por George Saunders
2017
Sabrina (2018) por Nick Drnaso
2018
Severance (2018) por Ling Ma
2018
There There (2018) por Tommy Orange
2018
Lost Children Archive (2019) por Valeria Luiselli
2019
The Old Drift: A Novel (2019) por Namwali Serpell
2019
Nothing to See Here (2019) por Kevin Wilson
2019
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois (2022) por Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
2021
No One Is Talking About This (2021) por Patricia Lockwood
2021
Biography of X (2023) por Catherine Lacey
2023

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