Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Arch, Stephen Carl.  Authorizing the Past: The Rhetoric of History in Seventeenth- Century New England.  Dekalb: Northern Illinois UP, 1994.  (907.207 A669a)

Bercovitch, Sacvan.  The American Jeremiad.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1978.  (810.9 B486am)
---.  The Puritan Origins of the American Self.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1975.  (285.9 B486p)

Bozeman, Theodore Dwight.  To Live Ancient Lives: The Primitivist Dimension in Puritanism.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1988.  (974.02 B793t)
Butler, Jon.  Awash in a Sea of Faith:  Christianizing the American People.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1990.  (200.973 B985a)

Butts, Francis.  "The Myth of Perry Miller."  American Historical Review 87.3 (1982): 665-94.   (905 A51)
Caldwell, Patricia.  The Puritan Conversion Narrative: The Beginnings of American Expression.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1983.  (248.24 C147p)

Canup, John.  Out of the Wilderness: The Emergence of an American Identity in Colonial New England.  Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1990.  (974.02 C235o)

Carroll, Peter N.  Puritanism and the Wilderness: The Intellectual Significance of the New England Frontier 1629-1700.  New York: Columbia UP, 1969.  (917.4 C319p)

Cave, Alfred A.  The Pequot War.  Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1996.  (973.22 C378p)

Collinson, Patrick.  The Elizabethan Puritan Movement.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1967.  (942.055 C712e)

Cressy, David.  Crossing Over: Migration and Communication between England and New England in the Seventeenth Century.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1987.  (974.02 C922c)

Delbanco, Andrew.  The Puritan Ordeal.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1989.  (285.9 D344p)

Delfs, Arne.  "Anxieties of Influence: Perry Miller and Sacvan Bercovitch."  New England Quarterly 70.4 (1997): 601-15.  (051 N5313)

Elliott, Emory.  Power and the Pulpit in Puritan New England.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1975.  (285.9 E46p)

Emerson, Everett.  English Puritanism from John Hooper to John Milton.  Durham: Duke UP, 1968.  (285.9 E53en)

---.  Major Writers of Early American Literature.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1972.  (810.9 E53m)

Fischer, David Hackett.  Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America.  New York: Oxford UP, 1989.  (973 F529a)

Foster, Stephen.  The Long Argument: English Puritanism and the Shaping of New England Culture, 1570-1700.  Chapel Hill: U of  North Carolina P, 1991. (974.02 F757l)

Godbeer, Richard.  "‘The Cry of Sodom': Discourse, Intercourse, and Desire in Colonial New England."  William and Mary Quarterly 52.2 (1995): 259-86.  (973.05 W728)

---.  The Devil's Dominion: Magic and Religion in Early New England.  New York: Cambridge  UP, 1992.  (133.43097 G577d)

Gura, Philip F.  A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: Puritan Radicalism in New England, 1620-1660.  Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1984.  (974 G978g)

Hall, David D.  Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England.  New York: Knopf, 1989.  (277.4 H175w)

Haller, William.  The Rise of Puritanism . . . . 1570-1643.  New York: Columbia UP, 1938.  (285.9 H185r)

Hammond, Jeffrey A.  Sinful Self, Saintly Self: The Puritan Experience of Poetry.  Athens: U of Georgia P, 1993.  (811.109 H226s)

Heimert, Alan, and Andrew Delbanco, eds.  The Puritans in America: A Narrative Anthology.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1985.  (285.9 P9852)

Jennings, Francis.  The Invasion of America: Indians, Colonialism, and the Cant of Conquest.  New York: Norton, 1975.  (974.02 J54I)

Kaplan, Amy.  "‘Left Alone with America': The Absence of Empire in the Study of American  Culture."  Cultures of United States Imperialism.  Ed. Amy Kaplan and Donald E. Pease.   Durham: Duke UP, 1993.  3-21.  (305.800973 C967)

Karlsen, Carol F.  The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England.  New York: Norton, 1987.  (133.4 K18d)

Knight, Janice.  Orthodoxies in Massachusetts: Rereading American Puritanism.  Cambridge:  Harvard UP, 1994.  (285.909 K69o)

Leverenz, David.  The Language of Puritan Feeling: An Exploration in Literature, Psychology, and Social History.  New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1980.  (306.44 L661l)

Miller, Perry.  Errand into the Wilderness.  Cambridge:  Harvard UP, 1956.  (917.03 M649)

---.  The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century.  New York: Macmillan, 1939.  (917.4 M648n)
---.  The New England Mind: From Colony to Province.  New York: Macmillan, 1953.  (917.4 M649na)

Miller, Perry, and Thomas H. Johnson, eds.  The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings.   New York: American Book Co., 1938.  (810.8 M649p)

Rosenthal, Bernard.  The Salem Story: Reading the Witch Trials of 1692.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1993.  (133.43097 R81s)

Scheick, William J.  Design in American Puritan Literature.  Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1992.  (810.9001 S318d)

Schweitzer, Ivy.  The Work of Self-Representation: Lyric Poetry  in Colonial New England.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1991.  (811.109 S413w)

Shea, Daniel B.  Spiritual Autobiography in Early America.  1968.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1988.  (209.73 S539s)

Stout, Harry S.  The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New  England.  New York: Oxford UP, 1986.  (251 S889n)

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher.  Good Wives: Image and Reality in theLives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750.  New York: Knopf, 1982.  (305.42 U45g)

Warner, Michael.  "New England Sodom."  American Literature 64.1 (1992): 19-47.  (051 A506)

White, Peter.  Puritan Poets and Poetics: Seventeenth-Century American Poetry in Theory and Practice.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1985.  (811.09 P985)

Zakai, Avihu.  Exile and Kingdom: History and Apocalypse in the Puritan Migration to America.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992.  (285.909 Z21e)

Ziff, Larzer.  Puritanism in America: New Culture in a New World.  New York: Viking, 1973.  (917.4 Z68p) 

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