Appendix A: Resources for Research in American Literature
American Literary History
Paul P. Reuben
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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.
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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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Brownson, Charles. The Figure of the Detective: A Literary History and Analysis. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014.
Ebest, Sally B. The Banshees: A Literary History of Irish American Women Writers. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 2013.
Gardner, Jared. The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2012.
Gauthier, Marni. Amnesia and Redress in Contemporary American Fiction: Counterhistory. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Gifford, Justin. Pimping Fictions: African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing. Philadelphia, PA: Temple UP, 2013.
Gray, Richard. A Brief History of American Literature. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Gura, Philip F. Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013.
Hayes, Kevin J. A Journey through American Literature. NY: Oxford UP, 2012.
Hutchison, Coleman. Apples and Ashes: Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2012.
Machor, James L. Reading Fiction in Antebellum America: Informed Response and Reception Histories, 1820-1865. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 2
McDonald, Kathlene. Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2012.
Mexcal, Stephen J. Reading for Liberalism: The Overland Monthly and the Writing of the Modern American West. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 201
Nunes, Ana. African American Women Writers' Historical Fiction. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Penner, James. Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2011
Underwood, Doug. The Undeclared War between Journalism and Fiction: Journalists as Genre Benders in Literary History. NY: Palgrave Macmillan; 2013.
West, James L. W., III. Making the Archives Talk: New and Selected Essays in Bibliography, Editing and Book History. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2012.
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