American Literature


The Autobiography of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813)
The Female American, Second Edition (1767) Unca Eliza Winkfield
Common Sense (1776) Thomas Paine
Rights of Man (1791) Thomas Paine
The Age of Reason (1794) Thomas Paine
Emma Corbett (1781) Samuel Jackson Pratt
Letters from an American Farmer: Selections (1782) Hector St. John De Crèvecoeur (BAAL Edition)
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (1789)
Slaves in Algiers (1794) Susanna Rowson (BAAL Edition)
Reuben and Rachel (1798) Susanna Haswell Rowson
The Coquette and The Boarding School (1797-98) Hannah Webster Foster
Edgar Huntly (1799) Charles Brockden Brown
Ormond (1799) Charles Brockden Brown
Lydia Huntley Sigourney: Selected Poetry and Prose (19th century)
Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (19th century)
Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Poetry and Tales (19th century)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838) Edgar Allan Poe
Washington Irving: Selected Writings (1809-1819) (BAAL Edition)
Secret History and Laura (1808-09) Leonora Sansay
Kelroy (1812) Rebecca Rush
A Narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (1824) James E. Seaver (BAAL Edition)
The Last of the Mohicans (1826) James Fenimore Cooper
Clarence (1830) Catharine Maria Sedgwick
Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832) Frances Trollope
The Western Captive and Other Indian Stories (1842) Elizabeth Oakes Smith
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845)
Frederick Douglass: Selected Writings and Speeches (1845-81) (BAAL Edition)
Civil Disobedience (1848) Henry David Thoreau
Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems and Letters (1850s-1880s) (BAAL Edition)
The Scarlet Letter, Second Edition (1850) Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Blithedale Romance (1852) Nathaniel Hawthorne
Moby-Dick: Selections (1851) Herman Melville (BAAL Edition)
Benito Cereno (1855) Herman Melville
The Piazza Tales (1856) Herman Melville
Billy Budd (1924) Herman Melville
Fanny Fern: Selected Writings (1852-68) (BAAL Edition)
Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Selections(1852) Harriet Beecher Stowe (BAAL Edition)
Clotel (1853) William Wells Brown
Martin R. Delany: Selected Writings(1854-62) (BAAL Edition)
A Plea for Emigration (1854) Mary Shadd (BABL Edition)
Ida May (1854) Mary Hayden Green Pike
Walt Whitman: Selected Poetry and Prose (1855-1892) (BAAL Edition)
The Garies and Their Friends (1857) Frank J. Webb
The Octoroon (1859) Dion Boucicault (BABL Edition)
Infelicia and Other Writings (1860s) Adah Isaacs Menken
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) Harriet Jacobs
Ragged Dick and Risen from the Ranks (1868, 1874) Horatio Alger Jr.
The Erie Train Boy (1890) Horatio Alger Jr. (Encore Edition)
Little Women (1868) Louisa May Alcott
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) Mark Twain
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) Mark Twain
Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins (1894) Mark Twain
Daisy Miller (1878) Henry James
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories (1898) Henry James
Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems and Other Writings (1880s)
Ramona (1884) Helen Hunt Jackson
Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (1888) Edward Bellamy
A Marriage Below Zero (1889) Alan Dale
An Imperative Duty (1891) W.D. Howells
Iola Leroy (1892) Frances Harper
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893) Stephen Crane
The Red Badge of Courage (1895) Stephen Crane
The Cliff-Dwellers (1893) Henry B. Fuller
Bertram Cope’s Year (1919) Henry B. Fuller
The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) Sarah Orne Jewett
Soldiers of Fortune (1897) Richard Harding Davis
Women and Economics (1898) Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Herland and Related Writings (1915) Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Awakening and Other Writings (1899) Kate Chopin
Hagar’s Daughter (1901-02) Pauline Hopkins
Of One Blood (1902-03) Pauline Hopkins
The Call of the Wild (1903) Jack London
The House of Mirth (1905) Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome (1911) Edith Wharton
The Custom of the Country (1913) Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence (1920) Edith Wharton
Imre (1906) Edward Prime-Stevenson
The Melting-Pot (1908) Israel Zangwill
Mrs. Spring Fragrance (1912) Sui Sin Far (Edith Maud Eaton)
Vandover and the Brute (1914) Frank Norris
Tender Buttons (1914) Gertrude Stein
The Waste Land and Other Poems (1917) T.S. Eliot (BABL Edition, Canada and US Only)
My Ántonia (1918) Willa Cather
Black Oxen (1923) Gertrude Atherton
The Great Gatsby, Second Edition (1925) F. Scott Fitzgerald
Passing (1929) Nella Larsen
The Sun Also Rises (1926) Ernest Hemingway

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