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Appendix M: Film Criticism and American Literature

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Selected Bibliography 1980-1999

Aguila, Richard. ed. Wanted Dead or Alive: The American West in Popular Culture. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1996.

Bobo, Jacqueline. Black women as cultural readers. NY: Columbia UP, 1995. PN1995.9 .N4 B57

Carson, Diane, Linda Dittmar, and Janice R. Welsch, eds. Multiple voices in feminist film criticism. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1994. PN1995.9 .W6 M82

Costanzo, William V. Reading the movies: twelve great films on video and how to teach them. Urbana, Ill.: National Council of Teachers of English, 1992. PN1993.7 .C6

Coyle, William. ed. Aspects of Fantasy: Selected Essays from the Second International Conference on the Fantastic in Literature and Film. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986.

Davis, Robert M. Playing Cowboys: Low Culture and High Art in the Western. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1992.

Dick, Bernard F. Hellman in Hollywood. Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1982. PS3515 .E343 Z63

Dixon, Wheeler W. Archetypes of the Heavy in Classical Hollywood Cinema. Bowling Green: Popular, 1990.

- - -. The Cinematic Vision of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ann Arbor: Univ. Microfilms Internat. Research P, 1986.

Doherty, Thomas. Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II. NY: Columbia UP, 1993.

Edmundson, Mark. Nightmare on Main Street: Angels, Sadomasochism, and the Culture of Gothic. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1997.

Fenton, Jill, et al. eds. Women Writers from Page to Screen. NY: Garland, 1990.

Fischer, Lucy. Shot/countershot: film tradition and women's cinema . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1989. PN 1995.9 .W6 F57

Gilman, Owen W., and Lorrie Smith. eds. America Rediscovered: Critical Essays on Literature and Film of the Vietnam War. NY: Garland, 1990.

Goldstein, Laurence. The American Poet at the Movies: A Critical History. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 1994.

Kane, Leslie. ed. David Mamet: A Casebook. NY: Garland, 1991.

Keller, Gary D. ed. Chicano Cinema: Research, Reviews, and Resources. Binghamton, NY: Bilingual, 1985.

Laurence, Frank M. Hemingway and the movies. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1981.PS3515.E37 Z689

Lupack, Barbara T. Vision/Revision: Adapting Contemporary American Fiction by Women to Film. Bowling Green, OH: Popular, 1996.

- - -. Take Two: Adapting the Contemporary American Novel to Film. Bowling Green, OH: Popular, 1994.

McCreadie, Marsha. Women on film: the critical eye. New York, N.Y.: Praeger, 1983. PN1995 .M377

McMahan, Elizabeth, Robert Funk, and Susan Day. The elements of writing about literature and film. NY: Macmillan, 1988. PN81 .M494

Mitchell, Lee C. Westerns: Making the Man in Fiction and Film. Chicago, IL: U of Chicago P, 1996.

Noriega, Chon A. Chicanos and film: essays on Chicano representation and resistance. NY: Garland Pub., 1992. PN1995.9 .M49 N67

Palmer, R. Barton. The Cinematic text: methods and approaches. NY: AMS P, 1989. PN1995 .C535

Phillips, Gene D. Hemingway and film. NY: Ungar, 1980. PS3515 .E37 Z754

- - -. Fiction, Film, and Faulkner: The Art of Adaptation. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 1988.

Phillips, William H. Analyzing films: a practical guide. NY: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1985. PN1995 .P498

Rodowick, David N. The crisis of political modernism: criticism and ideology in contemporary film theory. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1988 PN1995 .R618

Sinyard, Neil. Filming literature: the art of screen adaptation. NY: St. Martin's P, 1986. PN1997.85 .S5

Smith, Ronald L. Poe in the Media: Screen, Songs, and Spoken Word Recordings. NY: Garland, 1990.

Welsch, Janice R., and Syndy M. Conger. eds. Narrative strategies: original essays in film and prose fiction. Macomb: Western Illinois U, 1980. PN1997.85 .N3

Wilt, David. Hardboiled in Hollywood: Five Black Mask Writers and the Movies. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State U Popular P, 1991.

Selected Bibliography 2000-Present

Bohn, Willard. Marvelous Encounters: Surrealist Responses to Film, Art, Poetry, and Architecture. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2005.

Brown, Kathleen L. and Lev, Peter. Teaching Literary Theory Using Film Adaptations. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.

Everett, Anna. Returning the Gaze: A Genealogy of Black Film Criticism, 1909-1949. Durham: Duke UP, 2001.

Heffernan, James A.W. Cultivating Picturacy: Visual Art and Verbal Interventions. Waco: Baylor UP, 2006.

Jones, Kent. Physical Evidence: Selected Film Criticism. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 2007.

Lopate, Phillip. ed. American Movie Critics: An Anthology From the Silents Until Now. NY: Library of America, 2006.

Metz, Walter. Engaging Film Criticism: Film History and Contemporary American Cinema. NY: Peter Lang, 2004.

Robé, Chris. Left of Hollywood: Cinema, Modernism, and the Emergence of U. S. Radical Film Culture. Austin: U of Texas P, 2010.

Roberts, Jerry. The Complete History of American Film Criticism. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica, 2010.

Schiappa, Edward. Beyond Representational Correctness: Rethinking Criticism of Popular Media. Albany: State U of New York P, 2008.

Sragow, Michael ed. Film Writing and Selected Journalism. NY: Library of Americam 2005,

Wallace, Michele. Dark Designs and Visual Culture. Durham: Duke UP, 2004.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

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