Working-Class Fiction

Compiled by Eric Schocket, Hampshire College


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Adamic, Louis. Grandsons: A Story of American Lives. New York: Harper and Bros., 1935.

Agee, Jonis. Sweet Eyes. New York: Harper, 1991.

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. The Stillwater Tragedy. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1880.

Algren, Nelson. The Man with the Golden Arm. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1949.

Algren, Nelson. Never Come Morning. New York: Harper & Bros., 1942.

Allison, Dorothy. Bastard Out of Carolina. New York: Dutton, 1992.

Anaya, Rudolfo. Bless Me, Ultima. New York: Warner Books, 1972.

Anderson, Sherwood. Beyond Desire. New York: Liveright, Inc., 1932.

Anderson, Sherwood. Kit Brandon: A Portrait. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936.

Anderson, Sherwood. Marching Men. New York: John Lane Co., 1917.

Anderson, Sherwood. Poor White. New York: B.W. Huebsch, Inc., 1920.

Anderson, Sherwood. Winesburg, Ohio. New York: Modern Library, 1919.

Appel, Benjamin. The Power-House. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1939.

"Argus." Norton: Lights and Shades of a Factory Village: A Tale of Lowell. Lowell, MA: Vox Populi Office, 1849.

Armstrong, Arnold B. Parched Earth. New York: Macmillan Co., 1934.

Arnow, Harriette. The Dollmaker. New York: Avon, 1972

Arnow, Harriette. Hunter's Horn. New York: Macmillan, 1948.

Ataway, William. Blood on the Forge. Chatham, NJ: Chatham Bookseller, 1969.

Baker, Estelle. The Rose Door. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1912.

Baldwin, James. Another Country. New York: Dial Press, 1962.

Baldwin, James. Just Above My Head. New York: Dial Press, 1979.

Bambara, Toni Cade. The Salt Eaters. New York: Vintage, 1980.

Banks, Russell. Continental Drift. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.

Banks, Russell. Rule of the Bone. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.

Banks, Russell. Success Stories. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.

Banks, Russell. Trailerpark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.

Barber, Harriet Boomer (Faith Templeton). Drafted In: A Sequel to The Bread-Winners, A Social Study. New York: Bliss Publishing Co., 1888.

Basso, Hamilton. In Their Own Image. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935.

Beals, Carleton. The Stones Awake. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1936.

Beckley, Zoe. A Chance to Live. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1918.

Bell, Thomas. All Brides are Beautiful. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1936.

Bell, Thomas. Out of this Furnace. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1976.

Bell, Thomas. The Second Prince. New York: G.P. Putnam's Son, 1935.

Bellow, Saul. The Adventures of Augie Marsh. New York: Viking Press, 1953.

Benedict, Frank L. Miss Van Kortland. New York: Harper and Bros., 1870.

Benjamin, Charles. The Strike in the B--Mill: A Study. Boston: Ticknor and Co., 1887.

Berman, Henry. Worshippers: A Novel. New York: The Grafton Press, 1906.

Berry, Wendell. The Wild Birds: Six Stories. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1986.

Bishop, R.F. Camerton Slope, A Story of Mining Life. Cincinnati: Cranston and Curts; New York: Hunt and Eaton, 1893.

Blake, William J. The Painter and the Lady. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939.

Bodenheim, Maxwell. Run, Sheep, Run: A Novel. New York: Liveright, Inc. Publishers, 1932.

Bodenheim, Maxwell. Slow Vision. New York: The Macaulay Company, 1934.

Bonosky, Philip. Burning Valley. New York: Masses & Mainstream, 1953.

Boyd, Thomas. In Time of Peace. New York: Minton, Balch & Co., 1935.

Braunbeck, Gary A.  "Union Dues", Borderlands 4.  Borderlands Press, 1994.  Reprinted in Things Left Behind and in Graveyard People:  The Collected Cedar Hill Stories, Volume 1.  Earthling Publications, July 2003.

Brautigan, Richard. So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away. New York: Delcorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1982.

Brenholtz, Edwin Arnold. The Recording Angel: A Novel. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1905.

Brody, Catherine. Nobody Starves. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1932.

Brooks, Gwendolyn. Maud Martha. New York: Harper, 1953.

Brower, James Hattan. The Mills of Mammon. Joliet, IL: P.H. Murray & Co., 1909.

Brown, Lloyd L. Iron City. New York: Masses & Mainstream, 1951.

Brown, Rita Mae. Rubyfruit Jungle. New York: Bantam, 1973.

Brown, Rollo Walter. The Firemakers: A Novel of Environment. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1931.

Bullard, Arthur (Albert Edwards). Comrade Yetta.  New York: Macmillan Co., 1913.

Burke, Fielding. Call Home the Heart: A Novel of the Thirties. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1932.

Burke, Fielding (Dargan, Olive Tilford). A Stone Came Rolling. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1935.

Cahan, Abraham. The Rise of David Levinsky, 1st Harper Torchbooks ed. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1960.

Caldwell, Erskine. American Earth.

Caldwell, Erskine. God's Little Acre. New York: An American Library, 1934.

Caldwell, Erskine. Tobacco Road. New York: New American Library, 1959.

Caldwell, Erskine and Margaret Bourke White. You Have Seen their Faces. New York: Arno Press, 1975.

Cantwell, Robert. The Land of Plenty. New York: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., 1934.

Cantwell, Robert. Laugh and Lie Down. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1931.

Carver, Raymond. Cathedral. New York: Knopf, 1983.

Carver, Raymond. Short Cuts: Selected Stories. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Carver, Raymond. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. New York: Knopf, 1981.

Cather, Willa. My Antonia. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1915.

Cather, Willa. Oh! Pioneers! Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1918.

Chase, Joan. During the Reign of the Queen of Persia. New York: Ballantine, 1983.

Churchill, Thomas. Centralia Dead March. Williamantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 1980.

Churchill, Winston. The Dwelling-Place of Light. New York: Macmillan Co., 1917.

Chute, Carolyn. The Beans of Egypt, Maine. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985.

Chute, Carolyn. Letourneau's Used Auto Parts. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988.

Chute, Carolyn. Merry Men. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1994.

Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street. Houston: Arte Publishing Press, 1988.

Cisneros, Sandra. Woman Hollering Creek & Other Stories. New York: Random House, 1991.

Cohen, Hyman and Lester. Aaron Traum. New York: Horace Liveright, 1930.

Coleman, McAlister and Stephen Rauschenbush. Red Neck. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1936.

Colman, Louis. Lumber. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1931.

Conroy, Jack. The Disinherited. New York: Hill and Wang, 1963.

Conroy, Jack. A World to Win. New York: Covici-Friede Publishers, 1935.

Converse, Florence. The Burden of Christopher. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1900.

Converse, Florence. The Children of Light. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1912.

Cook, George Cram. The Chasm. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1911.

Cooper, Michael. Dues: A Novel of War and After. Williamantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 1994

Corbett, Elizabeth Frances. Charley Manning. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1939.

Corpi, Lucha. Delia's Song. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1989.

Crane, Stephen. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. New York: D. Appleton, 1896.

Cummings, Ariel Ivers. The Factory Girl or Gardez la Coeur. Lowell, MA: J.E. Short & Co., 1847.

Cunningham, William. Pretty Boy. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1936.

Cunningham, William. The Green Corn Rebellion. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1935.

Curran, Dale. A House on a Street. New York: Covici-Friede, 1934.

Cuthbert, Clifton. Another Such Victory. New York: Hillman-Curl, 1937.

D'J Pancake, Breece. The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake. Boston: Little, Brown, 1983.

Dahlberg, Edward. Bottom Dogs. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1930.

Dahlberg, Edward. From Flushing to Calvary. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1932.

Dahlberg, Edward. Those Who Perish. New York: The John Day Co., 1934.

Daniels, Gertrude Potter. The Warners: An American Story of Today. Chicago: Jamieson and Higgins Co., 1901.

Daniels, Jim Ray. Detroit Tales. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2003.

Dargan, Olive Tilford (Fielding Burke). Call Home the Heart. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1932.

Dargan, Olive Tilford (Fielding Burke). A Stone Came Rolling. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1935.

Davenport, Marcia. The Valley of Decision. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Reprinted by University of Pittsburg Press, 1989.

Davis, Clyde Brion. The Great American Novel. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1938.

Davis, Rebecca. Life in the Iron Mills or The Korl Woman, 1st. ed. New York: Feminist Press, 1972.  See also the 1997 Bedford/St. Martin's edition, edited by Cecilia Tichi.

Davis, Rebecca Harding. Margaret Howth or a Story of Today. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1862. Reprinted by New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York: Distributed by Talman Co., 1990.

Delaney, Martin. Journal of a Young Man. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1936.

Dell, Floyd. Diana Stair. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, Inc., 1932.

DiDonato, Pietro. Christ in Concrete. New York: Signet, 1993.

Doctorow, E.L. Ragtime. New York: Random House, 1975.

Dos Passos, John. Adventures of a Young Man. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1938.

Dos Passos, John. U.S.A. (trilogy 1930-1936). New York: Modern Library, 1937.

Douglas, Amanda M. Hope Mills or Between Friend and Sweetheart. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1879.

Drayer, David. Strip Cuts. Los Angeles: Rowdy House, 2000.

Dreiser, Theodore. An American Tragedy. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925.

Dreiser, Theodore. Sister Carrie. New York: H. Liveright, 1929.

Duffus, Robert Luther. Night Between the Rivers. New York: Macmillan Co., 1937.

Duzanne, Augustine and Joseph Hickey. The Tenant-House or Embers from Poverty's Hearthstone. New York: International Book Co., 1860.

Dybek, Stuart. The Coast of Chicago. New York: Alred A. Knopf, 1990.

Eastman, Max. Venture. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927.

Edwards, Albert (Bullard, Arthur). Comrade Yetta. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1913.

Edwards, Albert (Bullard, Arthur). A Man's World. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1912.

Ehrlich, Gretel. Heart Mountain. New York: Viking Press, 1988.

Ellison, Ralph. The Invisible Man. New York: Random House, 1952.

Endore, Guy. Babouk. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1934.

England, George Allan. The Air Trust. St. Louis, MO: Phil Wagner, 1915.

England, George Allan. Darkness and Dawn. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., 1914. (Trilogy: The Vacant World, Beyond the Great Oblivion, The After Glow).

England, George Allan. The Golden Blight. New York: The H.K. Fly Co., 1916.

Engstrand, Stuart David. The Invaders. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937.

Erdrich, Louise. Love Medicine. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winson, 1984.

Ethridge, Willie Snow. Mingled Yarn. New York: Macmillan Co., 1938.

Fante, John. Full of Life. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1988.

Fante, John. The Wine of Youth. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1985.

Farrell, James T. Father and Son. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1940.

Farrell, James T. Judgment Day. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1935.

Farrell, James T. My Days of Anger. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1943.

Farrell, James T. No Star Is Lost. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1938.

Farrell, James T. Studs  Lonigan (Trilogy 1932-1935). New York: The Vanguard Press, 1935.

Farrell, James T. A World I Never Made. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1936.

Farrell, James T. The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1934.

Fast, Howard. The American: A Middle Western Legend. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946.

Fast, Howard. Citizen Tom Paine. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1943.

Fast, Howard. Clarkton. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947.

Fast, Howard. Freedom Road. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1944.

Fast, Howard. The Last Frontier. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941.

Fast, Howard. My Glorius Brothers. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1948.

Fast, Howard. The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti: A New England Legend. New York: The Blue Herron Press, Inc. 1953.

Fast, Howard. The Proud and the Free. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.

Fast, Howard. Silas Timberman. New York: The Blue Herron Press, Inc.

Fast, Howard. Spartacus. New York: Published by the author, 1951.  

Fast, Howard. The Unvanquished. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942.

Faulkner, William. The Hamlet. New York: Random House, 1940.

Faulkner, William. Light in August. New York: Modern Library, 1932.

Faulkner, William. The Reivers. New York: Random House, 1962.

Faulkner, William. Soldier's Pay. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926.

Feinberg, Leslie. Stone Butch Blues: A Novel.  Ithaca, NY: Firebrand Books, 1993.

Foran, Martin A. The Other Side. Washington, D.C.: W.A. Ingham, 1886.

Frank, Waldo. The Death and Birth of David Markand: An American Story. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934.

Frederic, Harold. The Lawton Girl. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890.

Freeman, Joseph. Never Call Retreat. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943.

Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins. The Portion of Labor. New York; London: Harper and Bros., 1901.

Friedman, I.K. The Radical. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1907.

Friedman, Isaac Kahn. By Bread Alone. New York: McClure Phillips and Co., 1901.

Fuller, Edward. Complaining Millions of Men. New York: Harper and Bros., 1886.

Garland, Hamlin. Hesper. New York: Harper and Bros., 1903.

Garland, Hamlin. Main-Travelled Roads. Boston: Arena Publishing Co., 1891.

Garrett, Garet. The Cinder Buggy: A Fable in Iron and Steel. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1923.

Giardina, Denise. Storming Heaven: A Novel. 1st Ballantine Books ed. New York: Ballantine Books, 1988.

Giardina, Denise. The Unquiet Earth: A Novel. 1st ed. New York: Norton, 1992.

Giles, Barbara. The Gentle Bush. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1947.

Gilfillan, Lauren. I Went to Pit College. New York: Viking Press, 1934.

Glaspell, Susan. The Visioning. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, 1911.

Glodek, Geraldine.  Nine Bells at the Breaker: An Immigrant's Story.  The Barn Peg Press, Iowa City, 1998.

Gold, Herbert. Fathers. New York: Random House, 1967.

Gold, Michael. Jews without Money. 1st Carroll & Graf ed. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1984.

Gollomb, Joseph. Unquiet. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1935.

Graham, Margaret (Grace Lois MacDonald). Swift Shift. New York: Citadel Press, 1951.

Green, Archie. Calf's Head and Union Tale: Labor Yarns at Work and Play. University of Illinois Press, 1996.

Green, Henry. Loving. London: Hagarth Press, 1969.

Grey, Zane. Desert of Wheat. New York; London: Harper & Bros., 1919.

H. G. H. (Hannah Elizabeth Bradbury Godwin Talcott). Madge or Night and Morning. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1863.

Halper, Albert. The Chute. New York: The Viking Press, 1937.

Halper, Albert. The Foundry. New York: The Viking Press, 1934.

Halper, Albert. Union Square. New York: The Viking Press, 1933.

Hamblen, Herbert Elliot. The General Manager's Story: Old-Time Reminiscences of Railroading in the United States. New York: MacMillan Co., 1898.

Hammett, Dashiell. Red Harvest. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929.

Harrison, Charles Yale. A Child Is Born. New York: Jonathon Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931.

Harrison, Charles Yale. Generals Die in Bed. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1930.

Hatcher, Harlan R. Central Standard Time. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1937.

Havighurst, Walter. Pier 17. New York: Macmillan Co., 1935.

Hay, John. The Bread-Winners: A Social Study. New York: Harper and Bros., 1884.

Hebert, Ernest. The Dogs of March. New York: Viking Press, 1979.

Hedges, Marion Hawthorne. Dan Minturn. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1927.

Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson). Starman Jones, illustrated by Clifford Geary.  New York: Scribner, 1953.

Hensen, Michael. Ransack. Cambridge, MA: West End Press, 1980.

Herbst, Josephine. The Executioner Waits. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1934.

Herbst, Josephine. Pity is Not Enough. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1933.

Herbst, Josephine. Rope of Gold. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1939.

Herrick, Robert. The Web of Life. New York: Macmillan Co., 1900.

Herrman, John. The Big Short Trip, Scribner's Magazine, ICII (August, 1932), 65-69, 113-128.

Heym, Stefan. Goldsborough. New York: The Blue Herron Press, Inc.

Hijuelos, Oscar. The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.

Himes, Chester. Lonely Crusade. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.

Howells, William Dean. A Hazard of New Fortunes. New York: Harper and Bros., 1890.

Howells, William Dean. The Rise of Silas Lapham. Boston; New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1884.

Hughes, Langston.  Not without Laughter.

Hughes, Langston.  The Ways of White Folk.

Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes were Watching God. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1937.

Hurt, Walter. The Appeal to Reason. Girard, KS, 1907.

Hurt, Walter. The Scarlet Shadow: A Story of the Great Colorado Conspiracy. Girard, KS, 1907.

Irving, John. The Cider House Rules. New York: Morrow, 1985.

Irwin, Theodore. Strange Passage. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935.

Jackson, Charles Tenney. My Brother's Keeper. New York: A.L. Burt Co., 1910.

Jerome, V.J. A Lantern for Jeremy. New York: Masses & Mainstream, 1952.

Johnson, Charles. Middle Passage. New York: Atheneum, 1990.

Johnson, Charles. Oxherding Tale. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982.

Johnson, Josephine W. Jordanstown. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1937.

Jones, Idwal. Steel Chips. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929.

Jones, James. From Here to Eternity. New York: Scribner, 1951.

Judd, Sylvester. Richard Edney and the Governor's Family. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co., 1850.

Kahn, Arthur. Brownstone. New York: Independence Publishers, 1954.

Kaneko, Josephine Conger. A Little Sister of the Poor. Girard, KS: Progressive Woman Publishing Co., 1909.

Kauffman, Reginald Wright. The House of Bondage. New York: Moffat, Yard and Co., 1910.

Kauffman, Reginald Wright. The Sentence of Silence. New York: Moffat, Yard and Co., 1912.

Kennedy, Hugh. Everything Looks Impressive. New York: Doubleday, 1993.

Kennedy, William. Ironweed. New York: Viking Press, 1983.

Kerouac, Jack.  On the Road. New York: New American Library, 1957.

Kerouac, Jack. The Subterraneans. New York: Grove Press, 1989.

Kerouac, Jack. The Town and the City. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950.

Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. New York: Viking Press, 1962.

Kesey, Ken. Sometimes a Great Notion. New York: Bantam Books, 1965.

Kester, Vaughan. The Manager of the B and A. New York: Harper and Bros., 1901.

King, Edward. Joseph Zalmonah. Boston: Lee and Sheperd, 1893.

Kingslover, Barbara. Animal Dreams. New York: Harper & Row, 1990.

Kingslover, Barbara. The Bean Trees. Harper & Row, 1988.

Kingslover, Barbara. Pigs In Heaven. New York: Harper Perennial, 1994.

Kingston, Maxine Hong. The Woman Warrior: Memories of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. New York: Knopf, 1976.

Kippard, George. New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million. Cincinnati: H.M. Rulison, 1853.

Kromer, Tom. Waiting for Nothing. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935.

Lampell, Millard. The Hero. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1949.

Lanham, Edwin. The Stricklands. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1938.

Lardner, Ring, Jr. The Ecstasy of Owen Muir. London: Jonathan Cape, 1954.

Larsson, Gősta. Our Daily Bread. New York: Vanguard Press, 1934.

Lawrence, Lars. Morning, Noon, and Night. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1954.

Leavitt, John McDowell. Kings of Capital and Knights of Labor for the People. New York: J.S. Willey Publishing Co., 1885.

Lee, Day Kellogg. Merrimack or Life at the Loom. New York: Redfield, 1854.

Lee, Day Kellogg. The Master Builder or Life at a Trade. New York: Redfield, 1853.

Levin, Meyer. Citizens. New York: Viking Press, 1940.

Levin, Meyer. The New Bridge. New York: Covici-Friede, 1933.

Levin, Meyer. The Old Bunch. New York: Viking Press, 1937.

Levy, Melvin. The Last Pioneers. New York: Alfred H. King., 1934.

Lewis, Sinclair. Babbitt. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1922.

Lewis, Sinclair. Main Street. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1920.

Limon, Graciela. The Memories of Anna Calderon. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1994.

Linn, Bettina. Flea Circus. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1936.

London, Jack. The Call of the Wild. New York; London: MacMillan Co., 1912.

London, Jack. The Iron Heel. New York: Macmillan Co., 1907.

London, Jack. Martin Eden. New York: Macmillan, 1908.

London, Jack. The Sea Wolf. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1904.

London, Jack. Valley of the Moon. Los Angeles: David Rejl, 1988.

Louis, Adrian. Skins. New York: Crown Publishers, 1995.

Loux, Rev. Dubois H. Maitland Varne or The Bells of De Thaumaturge. New York: De Thaumaturge Co., 1911.

Lumpkin, Grace. A Sign for Cain. New York: Lee Furman, Inc., 1935.

Lumpkin, Grace. To Make my Bread. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

Mailer, Norman. Barbary Shore. New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc., 1951.

Mailer, Norman. The Naked and the Dead. New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc. 1948.

Makliel, Theresa Serber. Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker. New York: Co-operative Press, 1910.

Malamud, Bernard. The Assistant. New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1957.

Malamud, Bernard. The Tenants. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971.

Maltz, Albert. Season of Celebration, Movelette in The Way Things Are and Other Stories. New York: International Publishers, 1938.

Maltz, Albert. The Underground Stream. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1940.

Mamet, David. The Cabin. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Mangione, Jerre. Mount Allegro. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1943.

Marcy, Mary E. Out of the Dump: A Story of Organized Charity. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1909.

Marlen, George (Spiro, George). The Road: A Romance of the Proletarian Revolution. New York: Red Star Press, 1932.

Martin, Danny. The Dishwasher. New York: Norton & Co., 1995.

Martz, Sandra. If I Had a Hammer, Women's Work: In Poetry, Fiction, and Photographs. Watsonville, CA: Papier-Mache Press, 1990.

Mason, Bobbie Ann. In Country. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Mason, Bobbie Ann. Shiloh and Other Stories. New York: Harper & Row, 1982.

Mason, Bobbie Ann. Spence and Lila. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Matthews, Cornelius. Big Abel and the Little Manhattan. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845.

McCardell, Roy L. The Wage Slaves of New York. New York: G.W. Dillingham Co., 1899.

McCowan, Archibald (Luke A. Hedd). Philip Meyer's Scheme: A Story of Trades Unionism. New York: J.S. Ogilvie, 1892.

McCullers, Carson. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1940.

McGrady, The Rev. Father Thomas. Beyond the Black Ocean: A Socialist Story. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 1901.

McGrath, Kristina.  House Work: A Novel.  Bridgehampton, NY: Bridge Works Publishing Company, 1994.

McGrath, Thomas. This Coffin has No Handles, 1st ed. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1988.

McHenry, Beth and Frederick N. Myers. Home is the Sailor. New York: International Publishers, 1948.

McIntyre, John T. Ferment. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, Inc., 1937.

McKenney, Ruth. Jake Home. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1943.

McLeod, Norman. The Bitter Roots. New York: Smith and Durrell, 1941.

McMahon, John R. Toilers and Idlers: A Novel. New York: Wilshire Book Co., 1907.

McMahon, Patrick Justin. Philip or The Mollie's Secret: A Tale of the Coal Regions. Philadelphia: H.L. Kilner and Co., 1891.

Mendez, Miguel. Pilgrims in Aztlan. Tempe: Bilingual Press, 1992.

Merwin, Samuel and Henry Kitchell Webster. Calumet "K". New York: Macmillan Co., 1901.

Meyersburg, Dorothy. Seventh Avenue. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1941.

Miner, Valerie. A Walking Fire. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

Miner, Valerie. All Good Women. Freedom, California: The Crossing Press, 1987.

Moore, Ward. Breathe the Air Again, New York; London: Harper & Brothers, 1942.

Morris, Henry O. Waiting for the Signal. Chicago: Schulte Publishing Co., 1897.

Morris, Wright. The Field of Vision. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1956.

Morrison, Toni. Beloved. New York: Knopf, 1987.

Morrisson, Toni. The Bluest Eye. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1971.

Mosley, Walter. Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned.  New York : W.W. Norton, 1998.

Motley, Willard. Knock on any Door. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., Inc., 1947.

Motley, Willard. We Fished all Night. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1951.

Myers, Cortland. Would Christ Belong to a Labor Union? or, Henry Fielding's Dream. New York: Street and Smith, 1900.

Nason, Frank Lewis. The Blue Goose. New York: McClure, Phillips and Co., 1903.

Nearing, Scott. Free Born: An Unpublishable Novel. New York: Urquhart Press, 1932.

Neely, Barbara.  Blanche Among the Talented Tenth.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.

Nelson, Eugene. Break their Haughty Power. San Francisco: ISM Press, 1993.

Newhouse, Edward. This is your Day. New York: Lee Furman, Inc.

Newhouse, Edward. You can't Sleep Here. New York: The Macaulay Co., 1934.

Nichols, John. The Milagro Beanfield War. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1974.

Norris, Charles G. Flint. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1944.

Norris, Frank. McTeague. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1914.

Norris, Frank. The Octopus. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1901.

O'Brien, Tim. The Things they Carried. Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1990.

Oates, Joyce Carol. Them. New York: Vanguard Press, 1969.

Olds, Bruce. Raising Holy Hell. New York: H. Holt, 1995.

Olsen, Tillie. Tell me a Riddle: Stories. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1961.

Olsen, Tillie. Yonnondio: From the Thirties. New York: Delcorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1974.

Oppenheim, James. The Nine-Tenths: A Novel. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1911.

Ornitz, Samuel Badisch. Haunch Paunch and Jowl: An Anonymous Autobiography. New York: Boni and Liveright Publishers, 1923.

Overtime: Worker Writer Anthology, 1979-1989. Selections from the Mill Hunk Herald. West End Press, 1990.

Page, Dorothy Myra. Gathering Storm: A Story of the Black Belt. New York: International Publishers, 1932.

Page, Myra. Moscow Yankee. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1995.

Page, Myra. With Sun in our Blood. New York: The Citadel Press, 1950.

Patterson, Joseph Medill. A Little Brother of the Rich. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1908.

Pell, Mike. S.S. Utah. New York: International Publishers, 1933.

Pemberton, Caroline H. The Charity Girl, serialized in The International Socialist Review, March 1901-February 1902.

Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. The Silent Partner. Boston: J.R. Osgood, 1871.

Phillips, David Graham. The Conflict. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1911.

Pier, Arthur Stanwood. Jerry. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1917.

Piercy, Marge.  Braided Lives. New York:  Fawcett, 1985.

Piercy, Marge. Gone To Soldiers. New York: Summit Books, 1987.

Plante, David. The Francoeur Novels. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1983.

Poling, Daniel Alfred. The Furnace. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1925.

Poole, Ernest. The Harbor. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1915.

Porter, Connie. All-Bright Court. New York: Harper, 1991.

Porter, Katherine Anne. Pale Horse, Pale Rider. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1939.

Potok, Chaim. Davita's Harp. New York: Knopf, 1985.

Preston, John Hyde. The Liberals: A Novel. New York: The John Day Co., 1938.

Proulx, E. Annie. Postcards. New York: Scribbner, 1992.

Proulx, E. Annie. The Shipping News. New York: Scribner, 1993.

Quinn, Mike. The Big Strike. Olema, CA: Olema Publishing Co., 1949.

Raymond, Walter Marion. Rebels in the New South. Chicago: C.H. Kerr & Co., 1904.

Rivera, Tomas. ...Y no se lo trago la tierra/ and the Earth did not Devour Him. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1991.

Rollins, William, Jr. The Shadow Before. New York: Robert M. McBride and Co., 1934.

Rolvag, Ole. Giants in the Earth. New York: A.L. Burt & Co., 1927.

Ross, Clinton. The Silent Workman: A Story. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1886.

Roth, Henry. Call It Sleep. New York: Avon, 1934.

Roth, Philip. Goodbye, Columbus. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Rowan, Thomas. Black Earth. New York: Hillman-Curl, Inc., 1935.

Russell, Ruth. Lake Front. Chicago: Thomas S. Rockwell Co., 1931.

Sanders, Dori. Her Own Place. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1993.

Sanford, John. The People from Heaven. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1995.

Saroyan, William. The Human Comedy. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1943.

Saxton, Alexander. The Great Midland. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1997.

Sayles, John. Los Gusanos, 1st ed. New York, New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1991.

Sayles, John. Union Dues. Boston: Little, Brown, 1977.

Schneider, Isidor. From the Kingdom of Necessity. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935.

Schneider, Isidor. The Judas Time. New York: The Dial Press, 1946.

Scott, Leroy. The Walking Delegate. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1905.

Scott, Milton R. Ernest Marble, the Labor Agitator. Newark, Ohio: Tribune Book Print, 1895.

Scudder, Vida. D. A Listener in Babel: Being a Series of Imaginary Conversations Held at the Close of the Last Century and Reported. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1903.

Seaver, Edwin. Between the Hammer and the Anvil. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1937.

Seaver, Edwin. The Company. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1930.

Selby, Hubert Jr. Last Exit to Brooklyn. New York: Grove Press, 1964.

Sheldon, Charles M. The Crucifixion of Phillip Strong. Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Co., 1894.

Sherman, Ray W. The Other Mahoney. New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., 1944.

Shevin, David and Larry Smith, eds. Getting By: Stories of Working Lives. Huron: Bottom Dog Press, 1996.

Shevin, David and Larry Smith, eds. Writing Work: Writers on Working-Class Writing. Huron, Bottom Dog Press, 1999.

Shulberg, Bud. What Makes Sammy Run?  New York: Random House, 1941.

Simon, Charlie May. The Share-Cropper. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1937.

Sinclair, Upton. Boston: A Novel, two volumes. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1928.

Sinclair, Upton. Jimmie Higgins: A Story. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1919.

Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1906.

Sinclair, Upton. King Coal. New York: Macmillan, 1917.

Sinclair, Upton. Little Steel. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, Inc., 1938.

Sinclair, Upton. Love's Pilgrimage: A Novel. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911.

Sinclair, Upton. The Metropolis. New York: Moffat, Yard & Co., 1908.

Sinclair, Upton. The Millennium. Girard, KS: Halderman-Julius Co., 1924.

Sinclair, Upton. The Moneychangers. New York: B.W. Dodge & Co., 1908.

Sinclair, Upton. Oil! Pasadena: 1926.

Sinclair, Upton. Samuel the Seeker. New York: B.W. Dodge & Co., 1910.

Sinclair, Upton. They Call Me Carpenter. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1922.

Smedley, Agnes. Daughter of Earth. 1st ed. New York: Feminist Press, 1973.

Smith, Betty.  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn with a foreward by Anna Quindlen.  New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.

Smith, Elizabeth. The Newsboy. New York: J.S. Derby, 1854.

Smith, Larry & Bonnie Jo Campbell, eds. Our Working Lives: Short Stories of People and Work. Huron: Bottom Dog Press, 2000.

Smith, Lillian. Strange Fruit. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944.

Spivak, John L. Georgia Nigger. New York: Brewer, Warren and Putnam, 1932.

Steere, C.A. When Things were Doing. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1907.

Stegner, Wallace. Preacher and the Slave. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1950.

Steinbeck, John. Cannery Row. New York: Viking Press, 1945.

Steinbeck, John. East of Eden. New York: Viking Press, 1952.

Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. Garden City, New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941.

Steinbeck, John. In Dubious Battle. New York: Covici-Friede, 1936

Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men. New York: Modern Library, 1937.

Steinbeck, John. Tortilla Flat. New York: Covici-Friede, 1935.

Stephenson, Neal.  Snow Crash.  New York: Bantam Books, 1992.

Stockton, Frank R. The Hundredth Man. New York: Century Co., 1886.

Stone, Irving. Adversary in the House. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1947.

Styron, William. Sophie's Choice. New York: Random House, 1979.

Swados, Harvey. On the Line: Stories about a Life on the Assembly Line. University of Illinois Press, 1990.

Swafford, Charles Carroll. The Silent Conflict: A Story of Industrial Warfare. Boston: Roxburgh Publishing Co., 1916.

Swift, Morrisson I. The Monarch Billionaire. New York: J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Co., 1903.

Teilhet, Darwin L. Journey to the West. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1938.

Teller, Charlotte. The Cage. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1907.

Teller, Charlotte. When Things Were Doing. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1907.

Thomas, Annabel. Knucklebones. Kansas City, MO: Helicon Mine Ed., 1995.

Tippett, Thomas. Horse Shoe Bottoms. New York: Harper and Bros., 1935.

Tobenkin, Elias. The Road. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1922.

Tobenkin, Elias. Witte Arrives. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1916.

Toole, J.K. Confederacy of Dunces. Baton Rouge, LA: State University, 1980.

Toomer, Jean. Cane. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1923.

Traven, B. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

Traven, B. The White Rose, translation of Die Weisse Rose. Westport, CT: Lawrence Hill & Co., 1979.

Trumbo, Dalton. Johnny Got His Gun. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1939.

Trumbo, Dalton. The Remarkable Andrew: Being the Chronicle of a Literal Man. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1941.

Twain, Mark. The Prince and the Pauper. Boston: James R. Osgood Co., 1882.

Twain, Mark. The Tragedy of Puddinhead Wilson. Hartford, CT: American Publishing Co., 1894.

Tyler, Martha W. A Book without a Title; or, Thrilling Events in the Life of Mira Dana. Boston: Printed for the Author, 1855.

Updike John. Pigeon Feathers. New York: Faucett, 1962.

Updike, John. Rabbit, Run. New York: Knopf, 1960.

Van Vorst, Marie. Amanda of the Mill. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.

Varney, Harold Lord. Revolt. New York: Irving Kaye Davis & Co., 1919.

Vogel, Joseph. At Madame Bonnard's. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935.

Vogel, Joseph. Man's Courage. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938.

Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. Jailbird. New York: Delcorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1979.

Vorse, Mary Heaton. Strike!   Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991.

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1982.

Walker, Alice. Meridian. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1976.

Walker, Alice. The Third Life Of Grange Copeland. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1970.

Walker, Charles Rumford. Bread and Fire. Boston: New York: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1927.

Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. The Silent Partner. Boston: J.R. Osgood and Co., 1871.

Weatherwax, Clara. Marching! Marching! New York: John Day Co., 1935.

Webster, Henry Kitchell. An American Family. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1918.

Welty, Eudora. The Golden Apples. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1949.

Williams, William Carlos. White Mule. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1937.

Williamson, Thames. Hunky. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1929.

Wilson, Anne Florence. The Wars of Peace. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1903.

Winslow, Helen M. Salome Shepard, Reformer. Boston: Arena Publishing Co., 1893.

Wolfert, Ira. Tucker's People. New York: L.B. Fischer, 1943.

Wolff, Tobias. The Barracks' Thief. New York: Ecco Press, 1985.

Wolff, Tobias. This Boy's Life: A Memoir. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989.

Wood, Clement. Mountain. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1920.

Wright, James North. Where Copper was King. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., 1905.

Wright, Richard. Black Boy. Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1945.

Wright, Richard. Native Son. New York: Harper's, 1940.

Wright, Richard. Uncle Tom's Children: Four Novellas. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938.

Yezierska, Anzia. Bread Givers. New York: Persea Books, 1925.

Yezierska, Anzia. Salome of the Tenements. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1995.

Zara, Louise. Give Us this Day. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1936.

Zugsmith, Leane. A Time to Remember. New York: Random House, 1936.

Zugsmith, Leane. The Summer Soldier. New York: Random House, 1938.

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