PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide - An Ongoing Project

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Appendix A: Resources for Research in American Literature

American Literary History

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PMLA Publications of the Modern Language Association. Annual Bibliography.

Selected Bibliography 2000-2005

Bradley, Patricia L. Robert Penn Warren's Circus Aesthetic and the Southern Renaissance. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 2004.

Court, Franklin E. The Scottish Connection: The Rise of English Literary Study in Early America. Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 2001.

Fetterley, Judith, and Marjorie Pryse. Writing Out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2003.

Hartsock, John C. A History of American Literary Journalism: The Emergence of a Modern Narrative Form. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2000.

Joyce, Joyce A. Black Studies as Human Studies: Critical Essays and Interviews. Albany: State U of New York P. 2005.

McHenry, Elizabeth. Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies. Durham: Duke UP, 2002.

Mendoza, Louis G. Historia: The Literary Making of Chicana and Chicano History. College Station: Texas A&M UP, 2001.

Primeau, Ronald. Herbert Woodward Martin and the African American Tradition in Poetry. Kent: Kent State UP, 2004.

Wall, Cheryl A. Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2005.

Selected Bibliography 2006-Present

Brown, Matthew P. The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2007.

Caster, Peter. Prisons, Race, and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Film. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2008.

Cohn, Jesse S. Anarchism and the Crisis of Representation: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics, Politics. Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna UP, 2006.

Ernest, John. Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2009.

Jackson, Leon. The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in Antebellum America. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2008.

Justice, Daniel H. Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2006.

Levinson, Julian. Exiles on Main Street: Jewish American Writers and American Literary Culture. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2008.

Lima, Lázaro. The Latino Body: Crisis Identities in American Literary and Cultural Memory. NY: New York UP, 2007.

Lowney, John. History, Memory, and the Literary Left: Modern American Poetry, 1935-1968. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2006.

MacFarlane, Scott. The Hippie Narrative: A Literary Perspective on the Counterculture. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2007.

McGann, Jerome J. The Scholar's Art: Literary Studies in a Managed World. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2006.

Mintz, Susannah B. Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2007.

Muthyala, John. Reworlding America: Myth, History, and Narrative. Athens: Ohio UP, 2006.

Pfitzer, Gregory M. Popular History and the Literary Marketplace, 1840-1920. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2008.

Sánchez, María C. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth-Century America. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2008.

Schweighauser, Philipp. The Noises of American Literature, 1890-1985: Toward a History of Literary Acoustics. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2006.

Stokes, Claudia. Writers in Retrospect: The Rise of American Literary History, 1875-1910. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006.

Tawil, Ezra F. The Making of Racial Sentiment: Slavery and the Birth of the Frontier Romance. NY: Cambridge UP, 2006.

Wallach, Jennifer J. Closer to the Truth Than Any Fact: Memoir, Memory, and Jim Crow. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2008.

Young, John K. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2006.

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Reuben, Paul P. "Appendix A: Resources for Research in American Literature and American Studies." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: (provide page date or date of your login).

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