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

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Appendix P: American Literature and California

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Selected Bibliography 1980-1999

Davidson, Michael. The San Francisco Renaissance: poetics and community at mid-century. NY: Cambridge UP, 1989. PS285.S3 D38

Egli, Ida R. No rooms of their own: women writers of early California. Berkeley: Heyday Books, 1991. PS571.C2 N64

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, and Nancy J. Peters. Literary San Francisco: a pictorial history from its beginnings to the present day. San Francisco: City Lights Books/Harper & Row, 1980. PS285.S3 F47

Fine, David. ed. Los Angeles in Fiction: A Collection of Essays: From James M. Cain to Walter Mosley. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1995.

Fine, David, and Paul Skenazy. eds. San Francisco in Fiction: Essays in a Regional Literature. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1995.

Gudde, Erwin G. California Place Names: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names. Berkeley: U of California P, 1998.

Haslam, Gerald W. Many Californias: literature from the Golden State. Reno: U of Nevada P, 1992. PS571.C2 M36

Herron, Don, and Nancy J. Peters. eds. The literary world of San Francisco & its environs. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1985. PS144.S4 H47

Longtin, Ray C. Three writers of the Far West: a reference guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1980. Z1225.L65

Maynard, John A. Venice west: the beat generation in Southern California. New Brunswick: Rutgers U P, 1991. PS228.B6 M39

Michaels, Leonard, David Reid, and Raquel Scherr. eds. West of the West: Imagining California. Berkeley: U of California P, 1995.

Miller, John. Los Angeles stories: great writers on the city. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1991. PS572.L6 L6

- - -. San Francisco stories: great writers on the city. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1990. PS572.S33 S27

Rathmell, George. Realms of gold: the colorful writers of San Francisco, 1850-1950. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Co., 1998. PS285.S3 R38

Rolfe, Lionel. Literary L.A. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1981. PS285 L7 R6

Sarris, Greg. ed. The Sound of rattles and clappers: a collection of new California Indian writing. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1994. PS508.I5 S62x

Smith, Richard C. Utopia and Dissent: Art, Poetry, and Politics in California. Berkeley: U of California P, 1995.

Thompson, Mark A. ImPionable landscapes: the myth of the frontier in twentieth-century California literature. Ann Arbor, MI: U Microfilms International, 1995. PS283.C2 T46x

Van der Zee, John, and Boyd Jacobson. eds. The Imagined city: San Francisco in the minds of its writers. San Francisco: California Living Books, 1980. PS572.S33 I45

Wyatt, David. The fall into Eden: landscape and imagination in California. NY: Cambridge UP, 1986. PS283.C2 W9

Selected Bibliography 2000-Present  

Caron, James E. Mark Twain: Unsanctified Newspaper Reporter. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2008.

Divikaruni, Chitra, William Justice, and James Quay. eds. California Uncovered: Stories for the 21st Century. Berkeley: Heyday Books, 2005.

Giola, Dana, Jack Hicks, and Chryss Yost. eds. California Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Present. Berkeley: Heyday Books, 2005.

Bouvier, Virginia M. Women and the Conquest of California, 1542-1840: Codes of Silence. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 2001.

España-Maram, Linda. Creating Masculinity in Los Angeles's Little Manila: Working-Class Filipinos and Popular Culture, 1920s-1950s. NY: Columbia UP, 2006.

Gray, Timothy. Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim: Creating Countercultural Community. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2006.

Henderson, George L. California and the Fictions of Capital. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2003.

Hicks, Jack, and others. eds. Literature of California, I: Native American Beginnings to 1945. Berkeley: U of California P, 2000.

Lawrence, Deborah. Writing the Trail: Five Women's Frontier Narratives. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2006.

Lei, Daphne P. Operatic China: Staging Chinese Identity across the Pacific. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Lewis, Corey L. Reading the Trail: Exploring the Literature and Natural History of the California Crest. Reno: U of Nevada P, 2005.

Olivas, Dan. ed. Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature. Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Review P, 2007.

Scambray, Kenneth. Queen Calafia's Paradise: California and the Italian American Novel. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2007.

Widener, Daniel. Black Arts West: Culture and Struggle in Postwar Los Angeles. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2010.

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