The goal here is to have a substantial (but not exhaustive) bibliography on specific subjects for student use. Students might consult the bibliography online, or teachers might download and modify it for their local purposes. The idea is to provide lists big enough to serve as the basis for research without being so large as to daunt (too much!) such research. Thus, additions and deletions will occur over time (the bulk of the work on this bibliography was completed in the summer of 1997), and suggestions for changes are welcome. Annotated entries are planned for the future. Look for "Resources for Early American Studies: A Selective Guide" forthcoming in Carla Mulford's Teaching the Literatures of Early America, from European Contact to 1812. Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library.
For web sites related to these and other categories, see Web
Resources for Early American Literature: A Beginning.
Critical Context Bibliography Reference
Exploration and Settlement
Columbus/The Spanish The French English Canada
Puritanism Staple Colonies
The Middle Colonies The Eighteenth Century
Poetry Fiction Drama
Autobiography Captivity Narratives Other Literary Forms
Native American African American Women
Music Art History of the Book Material Culture
Feature Films Documentaries and Docudramas CD-ROMS
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