Era 1: colonial to mid-19th century



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ERA 1: COLONIAL TO MID-19TH CENTURY

(Colonial, Revolutionary, Romantics)

Cooper, James Fenimore – The Last of the Mohicans

Franklin, Benjamin – Autobiography of Benjamin

Franklin

Hawthorne, Nathaniel – The House of Seven Gables

The Scarlet Letter

Jacobs, Harriet – Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Melville, Herman – Moby Dick

Mitchner, James – Chesapeake

Centennial

Hawaii


Thoreau, Henry D. – Walden

Vidal, Gore – Burr (biography)




ERA 2: CIVIL WAR & 19TH CENTURY RACE RELATIONS

Brown, Dee – Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Crane, Stephen – The Red Badge of Courage

Frazier, Charles – Cold Mountain

Haley, Alex – Roots

Morrison, Toni – Beloved

Shaara, Michael – The Killer Angels

Stowe, Harriet Beecher – Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Vidal, Gore – Lincoln (biography)

Welch, James – Fools Crow



ERA 3: LATER 19TH CENTURY

(Post Civil War, Westward Movement, Industrial Age)

Ambrose, Stephen – Undaunted Courage (nonfiction)

Cather, Willa – O Pioneers!

Chopin, Kate - The Awakening

Clark, Walter van Tilburg – The Oxbow Incident

Dreiser, Theodore – Sister Carrie

An American Tragedy

James, Henry – Portrait of a Lady

McMurtry, Larry – Lonesome Dove

Twain, Mark – A Connecticut Yankee in King

Arthur’s Court, Pudd’nhead Wilson, Huckleberry Finn

Wharton, Edith – The House of Mirth

The Age of Innocence

Ethan Frome
ERA 4: EARLY 20TH CENTURY

(Early Modernism, 1900 to WWII)

Baldwin, James – Go Tell It on the Mountain

cummings, e. e. The Enormous Room

Faulkner, William – The Sound and the Fury

Absalom, Absalom

Light in August

As I Lay Dying

Fitzgerals, F. Scott – The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night

Hemingway, Ernest – The Sun Also Rises

For Whom the Bell Tolls

A Farewell to Arms

Morrison, Toni -- Sula

Song of Solomon

Norris, Frank – McTeague

The Octopus

Potok, Chaim – The Chosen

My Name is Asher Lev

Sinclair, Upton – The Jungle

Smith, Betty – A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Stegner, Wallace -- The Big Rock Candy Mountain

Joe Hill

Angle of Repose

Steinbeck, John – The Grapes of Wrath

Of Mice and Men

Cannery Row

Walker, Alice – The Color Purple

ERA 5: WW II & Later 20TH CENTURY

Alexie, Sherman (Spokane-Coeur d’Alene) - The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heavean

Branch, Taylor – Pillar of Fire (nonfiction, civil rights)

Capote, Truman – In Cold Blood (nonfiction)

Collins & Lapierre – Is Paris Burning? (nonfiction, WWII)

Dillard, Annie – An American Childhood

Ellison, Ralph – Invisible Man

Gaines, Ernest -- A Lesson Before Dying

Guterson, David -- Snow Falling on Cedars

Haley, Alex -- Autobiography of Malcom X

Heller, Joseph – Catch 22

Irving, John – A Prayer for Owen Meany

Keillor, Garrison – Lake Woebegon Days

Kesey, Ken –One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Knowles, John – A Separate Peace

Lee, Harper – To Kill a Mockingbird


Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – 100 Years of Solitude

O’Brien, Tim – The Things They Carried

Plath, Sylvia -- The Bell Jar

Puzo, Mario – The Godfather

Salinger, J.D. – The Catcher in the Rye

Silko, Leslie Marmon – Ceremony

Tan, Amy – The Joy Luck Club

Villasenor, Victor – Rain of Gold

Warren, Robert Penn – All the King’s Men

Wolf, Tom – The Right Stuff (nonfiction)

Wouk, Herman – Winds of War

Wright, Richard – Native Son

ERA 6: CONTEMPORARY, POST MODERN

Boyle, TC Tortilla Curtain

Butler, Octavia - Kindred

Conroy, Pat - Lords of Discipline

Erdrich, Louise The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse

Haddon, Mark – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Kidd, Sue Monk – The Secret Life of Bees

Martel, Yann – Life of Pi

McCarthy, Cormac – The Road, All the Pretty Horses

Proulx, Annie - Shipping News

Quindlen, Anna – Blessings

Lee, Harper – To Kill a Mockingbird

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – 100 Years of Solitude

O’Brien, Tim – The Things They Carried

Plath, Sylvia -- The Bell Jar

Puzo, Mario – The Godfather

Salinger, J.D. – The Catcher in the Rye

Silko, Leslie Marmon – Ceremony

Tan, Amy – The Joy Luck Club

Villasenor, Victor – Rain of Gold

Warren, Robert Penn – All the King’s Men

Wolf, Tom – The Right Stuff (nonfiction)

Wouk, Herman – Winds of War

Wright, Richard – Native Son



ERA 6: CONTEMPORARY, POST MODERN

Boyle, TC Tortilla Curtain

Butler, Octavia - Kindred

Conroy, Pat - Lords of Discipline

Erdrich, Louise The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse

Haddon, Mark – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Kidd, Sue Monk – The Secret Life of Bees

Martel, Yann – Life of Pi

McCarthy, Cormac – The Road, All the Pretty Horses

Proulx, Annie - Shipping News



Quindlen, Anna – Blessings

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