Portal : American literature
Literature by form
O Captain! My Captain! For a more extensive listing see . Category:American poetry "
Thanatopsis", by William Cullen Bryant (1811) "
Defence of Fort McHenry" ("Star-Spangled Banner"), by Francis Scott Key (1814) "
To a Waterfowl", by William Cullen Bryant (1818) "
The Raven", by Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
, by The Song of Hiawatha Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1855) "
Bury Me in a Free Land", by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1858) "
Paul Revere's Ride", by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1861)
" O Captain! My Captain!", by Walt Whitman (1865) "
Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl", by John Greenleaf Whittier (1866)
, by Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman (1882) "
Because I could not stop for Death —", by Emily Dickinson (1890) "
We Wear the Mask", by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1896) "
When de Co'n Pone's Hot", by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1896) "
The House of Falling Leaves", by William Stanley Braithwaite (1908) "
Fog", by Carl Sandburg (1916) " Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", by Robert Frost (1922)
The Great Gatsby For a more extensive listing see . Category:American novels
, by The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper (1826)
, by Two Years Before the Mast Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1840)
, by The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
, by The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne (1851)
, by Moby-Dick Herman Melville (1851)
, by Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe (1851)
, by Little Women Louisa May Alcott (1868)
, by The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain (1882)
, by Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain (1884)
, by Billy Budd Herman Melville (1891)
, by The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane (1895)
, by The Call of the Wild Jack London (1903)
, by The Jungle Upton Sinclair (1906)
, by White Fang Jack London (1906)
, by Ethan Frome Edith Wharton (1911)
, by Riders of the Purple Sage Zane Grey (1912)
, by Tarzan of the Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs (1912)
, by Pollyanna Eleanor H. Porter (1913)
, by A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs (1917)
, by My Ántonia Willa Cather (1918)
, by The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton (1920)
, by Main Street Sinclair Lewis (1920)
, by Manhattan Transfer John Dos Passos (1925)
, by The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
, by The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway (1926)
, by The Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton Wilder (1927) , by Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather (1927)
American short stories
To build a Fire "
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", by Washington Irving (1819)
" Rip Van Winkle", by Washington Irving (1819) "
The Fall of the House of Usher", by Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
" The Pit and the Pendulum", by Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
" The Tell-Tale Heart", by Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
" Rappaccini's Daughter", by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1844) "
Bartleby the Scrivener", by Herman Melville (1856)
" The Man without a Country", by Edward Everett Hale (1863)
" The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County", by Mark Twain (1865)
" The Idyl of Red Gulch", by Bret Harte (1870)
" The Luck of Roaring Camp", by Bret Harte (1870)
" The Outcasts of Poker Flat", by Bret Harte (1870)
" The Yellow Wall Paper", by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1901)
" The Gift of the Magi", by O. Henry (1906)
" The Ransom of Red Chief", by O. Henry (1907)
" To build a Fire", by Jack London (1910) " Beyond Lies the Wub", by Philip K. Dick (1952)
American journals and autobiographies
See also . and Portal:Speeches by United States Presidents Category:American speeches
American dramatic works
Other American works
Collections of American literature
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