Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Alberti, John, ed.  The Canon in the Classroom: The Pedagogical Implications of Canon   Revision in American Literature.  New York: Garland, 1995.   (810.7 C227)

Burnard, Trevor.  "Ethnicity in Colonial Historiography: A New Organising Principle?"    Australasian Journal of American Studies 11.1 (1992): 1-14.   (not at Lehigh)

Calderon, Hector, and Jose David Saldivar, eds.  Criticism in the Borderlands: Studies in   Chicano Literature, Culture, and Ideology.  Durham: Duke UP, 1991.   (810.9868 C934 )

Ch'maj, Betty E. M., ed.  Multicultural America: A Resource Book for Teachers of Humanities and American Studies.  Lanham: UP of America, 1993.   (370.19341 M961)

Countryman, Edward.  Americans: A Collision of Histories.  New York: Hill and Wang, 1996.   (306.0973 C855a)

Dinnerstein, Leonard, Roger L. Nichols, and David M. Reimers.  Natives and Strangers:   Ethnic Groups and the Building of America.  1979.  New York: Oxford UP, 1996.   (not at Lehigh)

Fitz, Earl E.  Rediscovering the New World: Inter-American Literature in a Comparative    Context.  Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1991.   (809.897 F548r)

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.  Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars.  New York: Oxford UP, 1992.   (810.9896 G259L )

Gleason, Philip.  "Confusion Confounded: The Melting Pot in the 1960s and 1970s."  Ethnicity  6.1 (1979): 10-20.   (not at Lehigh)

---.  "The Melting Pot: Symbol of Fusion or Confusion?"  American Quarterly 16.1 (1964): 20- 46.   (051 A51qu )

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)

Goldberg, Jonathan.  Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1992.   (306.766 G618s)

Hollinger, David A.  PostEthnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism.  New York: Basic Books,  1995.   (305.800973 H741p)

Jay, Gregory S.  "The End of  'American' Literature: Toward a Multicultural Practice."  College  English 53.3 (1991): 264-81.   (420.5 C697)

Katz, Jonathan Ned.  Gay American History: Lesbians & Gay Men in the U.S.A: A Documentary  History.  New York: Meridian, 1992.   (306.76609 K19g )

---.  Gay/Lesbian Almanac: A New Documentary.  New York: Harper & Row, 1983.   (306.7609 K19g )

Kolodny, Annette.  Letting Go Our Grand Obsessions: Notes Toward a New Literary History of the American  Frontiers."  American Literature 64.1 (1992): 1-18.    (051 A506 )

Krupat, Arnold.  The Voice in the Margin: Native American Literature and the Canon.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1989.   (810.9897 K94v )

Lauter, Paul.  Canons and Contexts.  New York: Oxford UP, 1991.   (810.9 L389c)

Lovett-Graff, Bennett.  "Culture Wars II: A Review Essay."  Modern Language Studies 25.3  (1995): 99-124.   (not at Lehigh)

Mulford, Carla.  "Recovering the Colonial, Beginning Again: Toward Multiculturalism in the Teaching of  Early American Studies."  The Heath Anthology of American Literature Newsletter No.  11 (Spring 1994): 2-8.   (not at Lehigh)

Nash, Gary B.  Red, White, and Black: The Peoples of Early America.  Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall,  1974.   (973.2 N249r)

Nelson, Dana D.  The Word in Black and White: Reading "Race" in American Literature, 1638-1867.  New  York: Oxford UP, 1992.   (810.9355 N425w)

Parker, Hershel.  "The Price of Diversity: An Ambivalent Minority Report on the American  Canon."  College Literature 18.3 (1991): 15-29.   (805 C697)

Porter, Carolyn.  "What We Know That We Don't Know: Remapping American Literary Studies."  American Literary History 6.3 (1994): 467-526.   (810.5 A5122)

Reising, Russell J.  The Unusable Past: Theory and the Study of American Literature.  New  York: Methuen, 1986.   (810.9 R377u )

Roscoe, Will, ed.  Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology.  New York: St. Martin's  P, 1988.   (not at Lehigh)

Ruoff, A. LaVonne Brown, and Jerry W. Ward, Jr., eds.  Redefining American Literary History.   New York: Modern Language Association, 1990.   (810.99206 R314 )

Saldivar, Jose David.  The Dialectics of Our America: Genealogy, Cultural Critique, and Literary  History.  Durham: Duke UP, 1991.  (809.8973 S162d)

Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr.  The Disuniting of America.  New York: Norton, 1992.   (973 S342d)

Shuffelton, Frank, ed.  A Mixed Race: Ethnicity in Early America.   New York: Oxford UP, 1993.   (810.99206 M685)

Sollors, Werner.  Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Culture.  New York:  Oxford UP, 1986.   (810.9 S688b)

Takaki, Ronald.  A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America.  Boston: Little, Brown,   1993.   (973.04 T136d)

Thernstrom, Stephan, ed.  Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups.  Cambridge:  Harvard UP, 1980.   (973.04 H339 ref)

Trexler, Richard C.  Sex and Conquest: Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European  Conquest of the Americas.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1995.   (306.70946 T817s)

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

Wiget, Andrew.  "Reading Against the Grain: Origin Stories and American Literary History."  American  Literary History 3.2  (1991): 209-31.   (810.5 A5122)

Williams, Walter L.  The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture.   Boston: Beacon P, 1986.   (306.766 W728s) 

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