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Upton Sinclair

# Title Year Score
1Mark as read.The Jungle190615.61
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 769 (7.52 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 261 (3.78 points) | American Literature: 12 (2.06 points) | American Literary History: 6 (2.25 points)
2Mark as read.Oil!19279.25
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 28 (2.50 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 201 (3.48 points) | American Literature: 4 (1.22 points) | American Literary History: 5 (2.05 points)
3Mark as read.Boston19289.21*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus.
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 18 (2.09 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 483 (3.20 points)*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus. | American Literature: 53 (2.39 points)*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus. | American Literary History: 9 (1.53 points)*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus.

N-gram Frequency Correction: -67.92%
4Mark as read.Sylvia19136.40
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 0 (0.00 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 135 (3.06 points) | American Literature: 20 (2.55 points) | American Literary History: 1 (0.79 points)
5Mark as read.King Coal19174.21
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 12 (1.77 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 23 (1.62 points) | American Literature: 2 (0.83 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
6Mark as read.World's End19402.57
Genre: Mixed Genre

Google Scholar: 5 (1.17 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 16 (1.40 points) | American Literature: 0 (0.00 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
7Mark as read.Dragon's Teeth19421.86
Genre: Mixed Genre

Google Scholar: 3 (0.90 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 7 (0.97 points) | American Literature: 0 (0.00 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
8Mark as read.The Wet Parade19321.53
Genre: Mixed Genre

Google Scholar: 2 (0.71 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 5 (0.82 points) | American Literature: 0 (0.00 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
# Score
1Mark as read.The Jungle (1906)
Upton Sinclair
15.61
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 769 (7.52 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 261 (3.78 points) | American Literature: 12 (2.06 points) | American Literary History: 6 (2.25 points)
2Mark as read.Oil! (1927)
Upton Sinclair
9.25
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 28 (2.50 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 201 (3.48 points) | American Literature: 4 (1.22 points) | American Literary History: 5 (2.05 points)
3Mark as read.Boston (1928)
Upton Sinclair
9.21*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus.
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 18 (2.09 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 483 (3.20 points)*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus. | American Literature: 53 (2.39 points)*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus. | American Literary History: 9 (1.53 points)*Score adjusted to correct for title consisting of an n-gram occuring with high frequency in the English language corpus.

N-gram Frequency Correction: -67.92%
4Mark as read.Sylvia (1913)
Upton Sinclair
6.40
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 0 (0.00 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 135 (3.06 points) | American Literature: 20 (2.55 points) | American Literary History: 1 (0.79 points)
5Mark as read.King Coal (1917)
Upton Sinclair
4.21
Genre: Novel

Google Scholar: 12 (1.77 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 23 (1.62 points) | American Literature: 2 (0.83 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
6Mark as read.World's End (1940)
Upton Sinclair
2.57
Genre: Mixed Genre

Google Scholar: 5 (1.17 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 16 (1.40 points) | American Literature: 0 (0.00 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
7Mark as read.Dragon's Teeth (1942)
Upton Sinclair
1.86
Genre: Mixed Genre

Google Scholar: 3 (0.90 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 7 (0.97 points) | American Literature: 0 (0.00 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)
8Mark as read.The Wet Parade (1932)
Upton Sinclair
1.53
Genre: Mixed Genre

Google Scholar: 2 (0.71 points) | JSTOR (Language and Literature): 5 (0.82 points) | American Literature: 0 (0.00 points) | American Literary History: 0 (0.00 points)

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