Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Cowell, Pattie, ed.  Women Poets in Pre-Revolutionary America, 1650-1775: An Anthology.   Troy: Whitston Publishing, 1981.  (not at Lehigh)

Dowling, William C.  Poetry and Ideology in Revolutionary Connecticut.  Athens: U of Georgia P, 1990.   (811.109 D747p )

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

Leon-Portilla, Miguel, ed.  Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P,  1992.   (897.45 Q7E )

Mazoff, C. D.  "Strategies of Colonial Legitimation in the Early Canadian Long Poem."    Canadian Poetry 36.1 (1995): 81-113.   (not at Lehigh)

McWilliams, John P.  The American Epic: Transforming a Genre, 1770-1860.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1989.   (811.03 M177a)
Meserole, Harrison T., ed.  Seventeenth Century American Poetry.  Garden City: Anchor-Doubleday, 1968.   (811 M578s)

Ruppert, James.  Colonial and Nineteenth-Century.  Boston: G. K. Hall, 1989.  Vol. 1 of  Guide  to American Poetry Explication.  2 vols.   ( 811.009 G946)

Scheick, William J., and JoElla Doggett.  Seventeenth Century American Poetry: A Reference  Guide.  Boston: G. K. Hall, 1977.   (811.016 S318s)

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

Shields, David S.  Oracles of Empire: Poetry, Politics, and Commerce in British America, 1690-1750.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1990.    (811.109 S555o)

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

Wiget, Andrew.  Native American Literature.  Boston: Twayne, 1985.   (810.9 W654n)

---.  "A Talk Concerning First Beginnings: Teaching Native American Oral Literature."  The  Heath Anthology of American Literature Newsletter No. 9 (Spring 1993): 4-6.   (not at Lehigh) 

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