American Literature


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Literature is a textbook of human life. - Chernyshevsky
Literature is a tool to guide people to good. - Longfellow
In the long river of human history, literature is the most brilliant spray. - Victor Hugo

American Fiction - Top100

  1. To Kill a Mocking Bird------Harper Lee [America]
  2. The Great Gatsby------Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald [America]
  3. Catch-22------Joseph Heller [America]
  4. Catcher in the Rye------Jerome David Salinger [America]
  5. The Grapes of Wrath------John Steinbeck [America]
  6. Of Mice and Men------John Steinbeck [America]
  7. Fahrenheit 451------Ray Bradbury [America]
  8. East of Eden------John Steinbeck [America]
  9. Old Man and the Sea------Ernest Miller Hemingway [America]
  10. One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest------Ken Kesey [America]

American Poetry - Top100

  1. Assurance------William Edgar Stafford [America]
  2. Vocation------William Edgar Stafford [America]
  3. The Road Not Taken------Robert Frost [America]
  4. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening------Robert Frost [America]
  5. Howl------Irwin Allen Ginsberg [America]
  6. Daddy------Sylvia Plath [America]
  7. The Snow Man------Wallace Stevens [America]
  8. This is just to say------William Carlos Williams [America]
  9. The People, Yes------Carl Sandburg [America]
  10. Shine, Perishing Republic------Robinson Jeffers [America]

American Prose - Top100

  1. Of the coming of John------William Edward Burghardt Du Bois [America]
  2. A law of acceleration------Henry Adams [America]
  3. The moral equivalent of war------William James [America]
  4. The handicapped------Randolph Silliman Bourne [America]
  5. Coatesville------John Jay Chapman [America]
  6. The devil baby at Hull-house------Jane Addams [America]
  7. Tradition and the individual talent------Thomas Stearns Eliot [America]
  8. Pamplona in July------Ernest Miller Hemingway [America]
  9. The hills of Zion-----Henry Louis Mencken [America]
  10. How it feels to be colored me------Zora Neale Hurston [America]

American Script - Top100

  1. Casablanca------Casey Robinson [America]
  2. The Godfather------Francis Ford Coppola [America]
  3. Chinatown------Robert Towne [America]
  4. Citizen Kane------Herman J. Mankiewicz [America]
  5. All About Eve------Joseph L. Mankiewicz [America]
  6. Annie Hall------Woody Allen [America]
  7. Sunset Blvd------Charles Brackett [America]
  8. The Social Network----Aaron Sorkin [America]
  9. Some Like It Hot------ Robert Thoeren & Michael Logan [America]
  10. The Godfather: Part Ⅱ-----Francis Ford Coppola [America]
Bible
Bible
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Koran
Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching
Analects of Confucius
Analects of Confucius