Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Bell, Steven W.  "Mexico."  Handbook of Latin American Literature.  Ed. David W. Foster.  New York: Garland, 1987.  329-403.  (R 868.9909 H236)

Bercovitch, Sacvan, gen. ed.  The Cambridge History of American Literature, Volume 1: 1590-1820.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1994.  (R 810.9 C178)

Bethell, Leslie, ed.  Cambridge History of Latin America.  2nd ed.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1984.  (980 C178)

Carrasco, David.  Religions of Mesoamerica.  New York: Harper-Collins, 1990.  ( 299.792 C313r)

Elliott, Emory, gen. ed.  Columbia Literary History of the United States.  New York: Columbia UP, 1988.  (810.9 C726)
---, ed.  American Colonial Writers, 1606-1734.  Dictionary of  Literary Biography, vol. 24.  Detroit: Gale, 1984.  (R 809 D554, v.24)
---, ed.  American Colonial Writers, 1735-1781.  Dictionary of  Literary Biography, vol. 31.  Detroit: Gale, 1984.  (R 809 D554, v.31)
---, ed.  American Writers of the Early Republic.  Dictionary of  Literary Biography, vol. 37.   Detroit: Gale, 1985.  (R 809 D554, v.37)

Gunn, Giles, ed.  Early American Writing.  New York: Penguin, 1994.  (Gallagher)
Horton, Rod, and Herbert W. Edwards.  Backgrounds of American Literary Thought.  Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1974.  (810.9 H823b)

Hubbell, Jay B.  The South in American Literature, 1607-1900.  Durham: Duke UP, 1954. (810.9 H876s)

Jackson, Blyden.  The Long Beginning, 1746-1895.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1989.   Vol. 1 of  A History of Afro-American Literature.  (810.9896 J12h v.1)

Jehlen, Myra, and Michael Warner, eds.  The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800.  New York: Routledge, 1996. 

Kartiganer, Donald, and Malcolm A. Griffith, eds.  Theories of American Literature.  New York: Macmillan, 1972.  (810.9 K182t)

Levernier, James, and Douglas R. Wilmes, ed.  American Writers Before 1800: A Biographical and Critical Dictionary.  Westport: Greenwood P, 1983.  (R 810.9 A5123)

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

Mulford, Carla, Angela Vietto, and Amy E. Winans, eds.  American Women Prose Writers to 1820.  Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol 200.  Detroit: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1999.

Murray, James C.  Spanish Chronicles of the Indies: Sixteenth Century.  New York: Twayne, 1994.  (868.9909 M982s)
Parrington, Vernon Louis.  Main Currents in American Thought: The Colonial Mind.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1930.  (810.9 P26 1930)

Rubin, Louis D., ed.  The History of Southern Literature.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1985.  (810.9 H673)

Sole, Carlos A., and Maria Isabel Abreu, eds.  Latin American Writers.  New York:  Scribner, 1989. (R 868.9909 L3571)
Spiller, Robert, et al., eds.  Literary History of the United States.  Vol. 1.  New York: Macmillan, 1948.  (810.9 L776)

Taube, Karl.  Aztec and Maya Myths.  Austin: U of Texas P, 1993.  (299.78 T222a)

Townsend, Richard F.  The Aztecs.  London:  Thames and Hudson, 1992.  (972.01 T749a)

Tyler, Moses Coit.  History of American Literature, 1607-1765.  New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895.  (810.9 T982 H2)  One of the earliest scholars of the period.
---.  Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783.  New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897.  (810.9 T983h)

Weeks, John M., and Peter J. Ferbel, eds.  Ancient Caribbean.  New York:  Garland, 1994.  (972.901 W395a)

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