American Early Science Fiction Authors

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16 terms · Authors and their works.

H. P. Lovecraft

The Call of Cthulhu (1928)

Isaac Asimov

I, Robot (1950)

Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles (1950)
Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962)

Robert Heinlein

Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)

Shirley Jackson

"The Lottery" (1948)

Saul Bellow

Nobel Prize 1976
The Adventures of Augie March (1953)

Norman Mailer

The Naked and the Dead (1948)
The Executioner's Song (1979)

Hunter S. Thompson

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1972)
Known for "Gonzo journalism" in which the reporter becomes involved in the story to the point of becoming the center of the story

Isaac Bashevis Singer, wrote in Yiddish

Nobel Prize 1978
A Day of Pleasure, Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw (1969)

Alice Walker

The Color Purple (1982)

Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street

Toni Morrison

Nobel Prize 1993
Beloved (1987)

Amy Tan

The Joy-Luck Club (1989)

Maya Angelou

"On the Pulse of Morning" read at Bill Clinton's 1993 inauguration
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969)

Tim O'Brien

The Things They Carried (1990)
-Semi auto-biographical novel of Vietnam War experiences

Elizabeth Alexander

"Praise Song for the Day" read at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration

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