The Great American Novels

Given by The Atlantic

136 obres 1,110,245 Llibres 23,738 Ressenyes 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 mostra'n més 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. mostra'n menys
Year Awarded:
2024
Announced:
març 14: The Great American Novels Recent
ObraEtiqueta d'ordenació
An American Tragedy (1925) de Theodore Dreiser
1925
El gran Gatsby (1925) de F. Scott Fitzgerald
1925
The Making of Americans (1934) de Gertrude Stein
1925
La mort s'adreça a l'arquebisbe (1927) de Willa Cather
1927
El soroll i la fúria (1929) de William Faulkner
1929
Un adéu a les armes (1929) de Ernest Hemingway
1929
Passing (1929) de Nella Larsen
1929
El Bosc de la nit (1936) de Djuna Barnes
1936
Absalom, Absalom! (1936) de William Faulkner
1936
U.S.A. (1938) de John Dos Passos
1937
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) de Zora Neale Hurston
1937
East Goes West (1965) de Younghill Kang
1937
La gran dormida (1939) de Raymond Chandler
1939
Pregunta-ho a la pols (1939) de John Fante
1939
El raïm de la ira (1939) de John Steinbeck
1939
The Day of the Locust (1939) de Nathanael West
1939
El cor és un caçador solitari (1940) de Carson McCullers
1940
Native Son (1940) de Richard Wright
1940
A Time to Be Born (1942) de Dawn Powell
1942
The Street (1946) de Ann Petry
1946
All the King's Men (1946) de Robert Penn Warren
1946
En un lloc solitari (1947) de Dorothy B. Hughes
1947
The Mountain Lion (1947) de Jean Stafford
1947
El vigilant en el camp de sègol (1951) de J. D. Salinger
1951
Invisible Man (1952) de Ralph Ellison
1952
Charlotte's Web (1952) de E. B. White
1952
The Adventures of Augie March (1953) de Saul Bellow
1953
Fahrenheit 451 (1953) de Ray Bradbury
1953
Maud Martha (1953) de Gwendolyn Brooks
1953
Lolita (1955) de Vladimir Nabokov
1955
Giovanni's Room (1956) de James Baldwin
1956
Peyton Place (1956) de Grace Metalious
1956
Deep Water (1957) de Patricia Highsmith
1957
En el camino (1957) de Jack Kerouac
1957
No-No Boy (1957) de John Okada
1957
La maledicció de Hill House (1959) de Shirley Jackson
1959
Catch-22 (1961) de Joseph Heller
1961
Another Country (1962) de James Baldwin
1962
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) de Ken Kesey
1962
A Wrinkle in Time (1962) de Madeleine L'Engle
1962
The Zebra-Striped Hearse (1962) de Ross Macdonald
1962
Foc pàl·lid (1962) de Vladimir Nabokov
1962
The Group (1963) de Mary McCarthy
1963
La campana de vidre (1963) de Sylvia Plath
1963
The Crying of Lot 49 (1966) de Thomas Pynchon
1966
A Sport and a Pastime (1967) de James Salter
1967
Blade runner (1968) de Philip K. Dick
1968
Couples (1968) de John Updike
1968
El trastorn de Portnoy (1967) de Philip Roth
1969
Divorcing (New York Review Books Classics) (1969) de Susan Taubes
1969
Escorxador-5 (1969) de Kurt Vonnegut
1969
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret (1970) de Judy Blume
1970
Play It As It Lays (1970) de Joan Didion
1970
Desperate Characters (1970) de Paula Fox
1970
Log of the S.S. the Mrs Unguentine (1972) de Stanley Crawford
1972
Mumbo Jumbo (1972) de Ishmael Reed
1972
The Revolt of the Cockroach People (1973) de Oscar Zeta Acosta
1973
Sula (1973) de Toni Morrison
1973
The Dispossessed (1974) de Ursula K. Le Guin
1974
Oreo (1974) de Fran Ross
1974
Winter in the Blood (1974) de James Welch
1974
Corregidora (1975) de Gayl Jones
1975
Speedboat (1976) de Renata Adler
1976
Song of Solomon (1977) de Toni Morrison
1977
Ceremony (1977) de Leslie Marmon Silko
1977
A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories (1978) de Will Eisner
1978
Dancer from the Dance (1978) de Andrew Holleran
1978
The Stand (1978) de Stephen King
1978
Kindred (1979) de Octavia E. Butler
1979
The Dog of the South (1979) de Charles Portis
1979
The Salt Eaters (1980) de Toni Cade Bambara
1980
Housekeeping (1980) de Marilynne Robinson
1980
Little, Big (1981) de John Crowley
1981
Oxherding Tale (1982) de Charles Johnson
1982
Somnis de màquina (1984) de Jayne Anne Phillips
1984
Meridià de sang (1985) de Cormac McCarthy
1985
A Summons to Memphis (1986) de Peter Taylor
1986
Alba (1987) de Octavia E. Butler
1987
Watchmen (1987) de Alan Moore
1987
Beloved (1987) de Toni Morrison
1987
Geek Love (1989) de Katherine Dunn
1989
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book (1989) de Maxine Hong Kingston
1989
Dogeaters (1990) de Jessica Hagedorn
1990
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991) de Julia Alvarez
1991
American Psycho (Catalan Edition) (1991) de Bret Easton Ellis
1991
Mating (1991) de Norman Rush
1991
Bastard Out of Carolina (1992) de Dorothy Allison
1992
The Secret History (1992) de Donna Tartt
1992
So Far from God (1993) de Ana Castillo
1993
Stone Butch Blues (1993) de Leslie Feinberg
1993
The Shipping News (1993) de E. Annie Proulx
1993
Native Speaker (1995) de Chang-Rae Lee
1995
Sabbath's Theater (1995) de Philip Roth
1995
Under the Feet of Jesus (1995) de Helena Maria Viramontes
1995
Infinite Jest (1996) de David Foster Wallace
1996
Submón (1997) de Don DeLillo
1997
I Love Dick (1997) de Chris Kraus
1997
The Intuitionist (1999) de Colson Whitehead
1999
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (2000) de Michael Chabon
2000
La casa de hojas (2000) de Mark Z. Danielewski
2000
The Last Samurai (2000) de Helen DeWitt
2000
Blonde (2000) de Joyce Carol Oates
2000
The Quick and the Dead (2000) de Joy Williams
2000
I, the Divine: A Novel in First Chapters (2001) de Rabih Alameddine
2001
Erasure (2001) de Percival Everett
2001
Les correccions (2001) de Jonathan Franzen
2001
Caramelo (2002) de Sandra Cisneros
2002
Perma Red (2002) de Debra Magpie Earling
2002
The Russian Debutante's Handbook (2003) de Gary Shteyngart
2002
The Namesake (2003) de Jhumpa Lahiri
2003
Veronica (2005) de Mary Gaitskill
2005
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) de Junot Díaz
2007
A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) de Jennifer Egan
2010
I Hotel (2010) de Karen Tei Yamashita
2010
Ciutat oberta (2011) de Teju Cole
2011
Salvage the Bones (2011) de Jesmyn Ward
2011
The Round House (2012) de Louise Erdrich
2012
Americanah (2013) de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2013
Nevada (2013) de Imogen Binnie
2013
A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014) de Marlon James
2014
Family Life (2014) de Akhil Sharma
2014
The Sellout (2015) de Paul Beatty
2015
Fates and Furies (2015) de Lauren Groff
2015
The Fifth Season (2015) de N. K. Jemisin
2015
The Sympathizer (2015) de Viet Thanh Nguyen
2015
Amiable with Big Teeth (Penguin Classics) (2018) de Claude McKay
2017
Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel (2017) de George Saunders
2017
Sabrina (2018) de Nick Drnaso
2018
Severance (2018) de Ling Ma
2018
There There (2018) de Tommy Orange
2018
Lost Children Archive (2019) de Valeria Luiselli
2019
The Old Drift: A Novel (2019) de Namwali Serpell
2019
Nothing to See Here (2019) de Kevin Wilson
2019
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois (2022) de Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
2021
No One Is Talking About This (2021) de Patricia Lockwood
2021
Biography of X (2023) de Catherine Lacey
2023

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