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About the collection

The Modern Authors Collection (XMAC) includes the works of major twentieth century English, American, and Anglophone literary authors. See the list of authors selected by the English Department for this collection below. The XMAC collection is shelved separately using its own call number scheme.

Authors

Achebe, Chinua 1930-
Agee, James 1909-1955
Aiken, Conrad Potter 1889-1973
Albee, Edward 1928-2016
Aldington, Richard 1892-1962
Algren, Nelson 1909-1981
Amis, Kingsley 1922-1995
Ammons, Archie Randolph 1926-2001
Anderson, Maxwell 1888-1959
Anderson, Sherwood 1876-1941
Antoninus, Brother (see Everson, William)
Ashbery, John 1927-
Atwood, Margaret 1939-
Auden, Wystan Hugh 1907-1973
Baldwin, James 1924-1987
Baraka, Imamu Amiri (LeRoi Jones) 1934-2014
Barker, George 1913-1991
Bames, Djuna 1892-1982
Barth, John 1930-
Barthelme, Donald 1931-1989
Barzun, Jacques 1907-2012
Beckett, Samuel 1906-1989
Behan, Brendan 1923-1964
Bell, Clive 1881-1964
Bellow, Saul 1915-2005
Bentley, Eric Russell 1916-
Berry, Wendell 1934-
Berryman, John 1914-1972
Berssenbrugge, Mei-Mei 1947-
Betjeman, Sir John 1906-1984
Bidart, Frank 1939-
Bishop, Elizabeth 1911-1979
Blackmur, Richard P. 1904-1965
Blixen, Karen (Isak Dinesen) 1885-1961
Blunden, Edmund Charles 1896-1974
Bly, Robert 1926-
Bogan, Louise 1897-1970
Bond, Edward 1934-
Boucher, Anthony (see White, William Anthony Parker)
Bowen, Elizabeth 1899-1973
Bowles, Paul Frederic 1910-1999
Brooks, Cleanth 1906-1994
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1917-2000
Brooks, Van Wyck 1886-1963
Bunting, Basil 1900-1985
Burgess, Anthony (Wilson, John Anthony Burgess) 1917-1993
Burke, Kenneth 1897-1993
Burroughs, William Seward 1914-1997
Caldwell, Erskine 1903-1987
Callaghan, Morley 1903-1990
Campbell, Roy 1901-1957
Capote, Truman 1924-1984
Cary, Joyce 1888-1957
Cather, Willa Sibert 1873-1947
Chandler, Raymond 1888-1959
Chandra, Vikram 1961-
Cheever, John 1912-1982
Clark, Eleanor 1913-1996
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 1909-1971
Coates, Robert Myron 1897-1973
Collier, John 1901-1980
Colum, Padraic 1881-1972
Compton-Burnett, Ivy 1892-1969
Connolly, Cyril 1903-1974
Conrad, Joseph 1857-1924
Corso, Gregory 1930-2001
Cowley, Malcolm 1898-1989
Cozzens, James Gould 1903-1978
Crane, Hart 1899-1932
Creeley, Robert 1926-2005
Cummings, Edward Estlin 1894-1962
Cunningham, James Vincent 1911-1985
Curti, Merle Eugene 1897-1996
Daiches, David 1912-2005
Davie, Donald 1922-1995
Day-Lewis, Cecil 1904-1972
Dickey, James 1923-1997
Didion, Joan 1934-
Dinesen, Isak (see Blixen, Karen)
Donleavy, James Patrick 1926-
Doolittle, Hilda (H. D.) 1886-1961
Dos Passos, John 1896-1970
Drabble, Margaret 1939-
Dreiser, Theodore 1871-1945
Duncan, Robert Edward 1919-1988
Durrell, Lawrence 1912-1990
Eberhart, Richard 1904-2005
Eliot, Thomas Steams 1888-1965
Ellison, Ralph 1914-1994
Empson, William 1906-1984
Everson, William (Brother Antoninus) 1912-1994
Farrell, James Thomas 1904-1979
Faulkner, William 1897-1962
Fearing, Kenneth 1902-1961
Fergusson, Francis 1904-1986
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 1919-
Fitts, Dudley 1903-1968
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key 1896-1940
Fitzgerald, Robert 1910-1985
Fletcher, John Gould 1886-1950
Ford, Ford Madox 1873-1939
Forester, Cecil Scott 1899-1966
Forster, Edward Morgan 1879-1970
Fowles, John 1926-2005
Frost, Robert 1875-1963
Fry, Christopher 1907-2005
Fugard, Athol 1932-
Fuller, Roy 1912-1991
Garnett, David 1892-1981
Ginsberg, Allen 1926-1997
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 1874-1945
Godden, Rumer 1907-1998
Golding, William Gerald 1911-1993
Goodman, Paul 1911-1972
Gordon, Caroline 1895-1981
Graham, Jorie 1950-
Graves, Robert 1895-1985
Gray, Alasdair 1934-
Green, Henry 1905-1973
Greene, Graham 1904-1991
Gregory, Horace 1898-1982
Grierson, Sir Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960
Grieve, Christopher Murray (Hugh MacDiarmid) 1892-1978
Guare, John 1938-
Guerard, Albert Joseph 1914-2000
Guerard, Albert Leon 1880-1959
Gunn, Thom 1929-2004
Guthrie, Alfred Bertram 1901-1991
Hamilton, Edith 1867-1963
Hammett, Dashiell 1894-1961
Harris, Mark 1922-2007
Hart, Moss 1904-1961
Hass, Robert 1941-
Hawkes, John 1925-1998
Heaney, Seamus 1939-2013
Hejinian, Lyn 1941-
Heller, Joseph 1923-1999
Hellman, Lillian 1905-1984
Hemingway, Ernest 1898-1961
Hersey, John Richard 1914-1993
Highet, Gilbert 1906-1978
Hillman, Brenda 1951-
Himes, Chester 1909-1986
Horgan, Paul 1903-1995
Howard, Richard 1929-
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Hughes, Richard 1900-1976
Hughes, Ted 1930-1998
Hurston, Zora Neale 1891-1960
Huxley, Aldous Leonard 1894-1963
Inge, William Motter 1913-1973
Innaurato, Albert 1948-
Isherwood, Christopher 1904-1986
Jarrell, Randall 1914-1965
Jeffers, Robinson 1887-1962
Jennings, Elizabeth 1926-2001
Jones, David Michael 1895-1974
Jones, James 1921-1977
Joyce, James 1882-1941
Kaufman, George Simon 1889-1961
Kazin, Alfred 1915-1998
Kelman, James 1946-
Kennedy, Alison Louise 1965-
Kenner, Hugh 1923-2003
Kermode, Frank 1919-2010
Kerouac, Jack 1922-1969
Kingston, Maxine Hong 1940-
Kinnell, Galway 1927-2014
Kinsella, Thomas 1928-
Koestler, Arthur 1905-1983
Krutch, Joseph Wood 1893-1970
Kunitz, Stanley Jasspon 1905-2006
Kureishi, Hanif 1954-
Larkin, Philip 1922-1985
Lattimore, Richmond Alexander 1906-1984
Lawrence, David Herbert 1885-1930
Leavis, Frank Raymond 1895-1978
Lessing, Doris May 1919-2013
Levertov, Denise 1923-1997
Levin, Harry 1912-1994
Lewis, Janet 1899-1998
Lewis, Sinclair 1885-1951
Lewis, Wyndham 1886-1957
Lovejoy, Arthur Oncken 1873-1962
Lowell, Robert 1917-1977
Lowry, Malcolm 1909-1957
Lubbock, Percy 1879-1965
McCarthy, Mary Therese 1912-1989
McCullers, Carson (Smith) 1917-1967
MacDiarmid, Hugh (see Grieve, Christopher)
Macdonald, Dwight 1906-1982
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982
MacNeice, Louis 1907-1963
Mailer, Norman 1923-2007
Malamud, Bernard 1914-1986
Mamet, David 1947-
Manifold, John Streeter 1915-1985
Mansfield, Katherine 1888-1923
Marquand, John Phillips 1893-1960
Masefield, John 1878-1967
Matthiessen, Peter 1927-2014
Maugham, William Somerset 1874-1965
Mencken, Henry Louis 1880-1956
Merrill, James Ingram 1926-1995
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968
Merwin, William S. 1927-
Miles, Josephine 1911-1985
Millay, Edna St. Vincent 1892-1950
Miller, Arthur 1915-2005
Miller, Henry 1891-1980
Montague, John 1929-
Moore, Marianne 1887-1972
Morris, Wright 1910-1998
Morrison, Toni 1931-
Muir, Edwin 1887-1959
Mumford, Lewis 1895-1990
Murdoch, Iris 1919-1999
Murry, John Middleton 1889-1957
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich 1889-1977
Naipaul Vidiadhar Surajprasad 1932-
Nash, Ogden 1902-1971
Nemerov, Howard 1920-1991
Nin, Anais 1903-1977
Oates, Joyce Carol 1938-
O'Casey, Sean 1884-1964
O'Connor, Flannery 1925-1964
O'Connor, Frank 1903-1966
Odets, Clifford 1906-1963
O'Donovan, Michael (see Frank O'Connor)
O`Faolain, Sean 1900-1991
O'Hara, Frank 1926-1966
O'Hara, John 1905-1970
Olson, Charles 1910-1970
O'Neill, Eugene Gladstone 1888-1953
Orton, Joe 1933-1967
Orwell, George 1903-1950
Osborne, John 1929-1994
Owen, Wilfred 1893-1918
Parker, Dorothy (Rothschild) 1893-1967
Patchen, Kenneth 1911-1972
Paton, Alan 1903-1988
Percy, Walker 1916-1990
Pinsky, Robert 1940-
Pinter, Harold 1930-2008
Plath, Sylvia 1932-1963
Porter, Katherine Anne 1894-1980
Pound, Ezra Loomis 1885-1972
Powell, Anthony 1905-2000
Powers, James Farl 1917-1999
Priestley, John Boynton 1894-1984
Pritchett, Victor Sawdon 1900-1997
Pynchon, Thomas 1937-
Rabe, David 1940-
Raine, Kathleen Jessie 1908-2003
Read, Sir Herbert Edward 1893-1972
Reed, Ishmael 1938-
Rexroth, Kenneth 1905-1982
Rhys, Jean 1894-1979
Rice, Elmer L. 1892-1967
Rich, Adrienne Cecile 1929-2012
Richards, Ivor Armstrong 1893-1979
Richardson, Dorothy Miller 1873-1957
Robinson, Edwin Arlington 1869-1935
Robinson, Marilynne 1943-
Roethke, Theodore 1908-1963
Rushdie, Salman 1947-
Russell, Bertrand 1872-1970
Salinger, Jerome David 1919-
Sandburg, Carl 1878-1967
Santayana, George 1863-1952
Saroyan, William 1908-1981
Sasson, Siegfried 1886-1967
Schorer, Mark 1908-1977
Schwartz, Delmore 1913-1966
Sexton, Anne 1928-1974
Shapiro, Karl Jay 1913-2000
Shaw, George Bernard 1856-1950
Shepherd, Sam 1942-
Sherwood, Robert Emmet 1896-1955
Simon, Neil 1927-2012
Simpson, Louis Ashton Marantz 1923-2012
Sitwell, Edith 1887-1964
Snow, Sir Charles Percy 1905-1980
Snyder, Gary 1930-
Southern, Terry 1924-1995
Soyinka, Wole 1934-
Spark, Muriel 1918-2006
Spender, Stephen 1909-1995
Stafford, Jean 1915-1979
Stafford, William Edgar 1914-1993
Stegner, Wallace Earle 1909-1993
Stein, Gertrude 1874-1946
Steinbeck, John 1902-1968
Stevens, Wallace 1879-1955
Stewart, George Rippey 1895-1980
Stoppard, Tom 1937-
Storey, David 1933-
Synge, John Millington 1871-1919
Tate, Allen 1899-1979
Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-1994
Terry, Megan 1932-
Thomas, Dylan 1914-1953
Thurber, James 1894-1961
Tillard, Eustace Mandeville Wetenhall 1889-1962
Tomlinson, Charles 1927-2015
Trifling, Lionel 1905-1975
Updike, John 1932-2009
Van Doren, Mark 1894-1972
Vidal, Gore 1925-2012
Wain, John 1925-1994
Wakoski, Diane 1937-
Walcott, Derek 1930-
Waley, Arthur 1889-1966
Walker, Alice 1944-
Warner, Rex 1905-1986
Warren, Robert Penn 1905-1989
Waugh, Evelyn 1903-1966
Wells, Herbert George 1866-1946
Welty, Eudora 1909-2001
Wescott, Glenway 1901-1987
West, Jessamyn 1907-1984
West, Nathanael 1906-1940
West, Rebecca 1892-1983
Wharton, Edith Newbold (Jones) 1862-1937
White, William Anthony Parker (Anthony Boucher) 1911-1969
Wilbur, Richard 1921-
Wilder, Thornton Niven 1897-1975
Williams, Tennessee 1914-1983
Williams, William Carlos 1883-1963
Wilson, Angus 1913-1991
Wilson, Edmund 1895-1972
Wilson, John Dover 1881-1969
Wilson, Lanford 1937-2011
Winters, Yvor 1900-1968
Wolfe, Thomas 1900-1938
Woolf, Virginia 1882-1941
Wright, Richard 1908-1960
Wylie, Elinor Hoyt 1885-1928
Yeats, William Butler 1865-1939
Zukofsky, Louis 1904-1978

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