Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library)

Adorno, Rolena.  "New Perspectives in Colonial Spanish American Studies."  Journal of the Southwest 32 (1990): 173-91.  (979.05 J86)

Axtell, James.  "Columbian Encounters: Beyond 1992."  William and Mary Quarterly 49.2 (1992): 335-60.  (973.05 W728)

---.  "Columbian Encounters: 1992-1995."  William and Mary Quarterly 52.4 (1995): 649-96.  (973.05 W728)

---.  "Moral Reflections on the Columbian Legacy."  Beyond 1492: Encounters in Colonial North America.  New York: Oxford UP, 1992.  241-66.  (970.02 A972b)

Brading, D.A.  The First America: The Spanish Monarchy, Creole Patriots, and the Liberal State 1492 - 1867.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1991.  (980.01 B799f)
Clendinnen, Inga.  Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1987.  (972.65 C627a)

---.  Aztecs: An Interpretation.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1991.  (972.018 C627a)

Cypess, Sandra Messinger.  La Malinche in Mexican Literature: From History to Myth.  Austin: U of Texas, 1991.  (868.9909 C996m) 

Galloway, Patricia.  The Hernando de Soto Expedition : History, Historiography, and "Discovery" in the Southeast.  Lincoln : U of Nebraska P, 1997.   (970.016 H557)

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

Gonzales-Berry, Erlinda, ed.  Paso por Aqui: Critical Essays on the New Mexican Literary  Tradition, 1542-1988.  Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1989.  (868.9909 P283)

Gutierrez, Ramon A.  When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away:  Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1991.  (306.85 G984w)

Herrera-Sobek, Maria, ed.  Reconstructing a Chicano/a Literary Heritage: Hispanic Colonial Literature of the Southwest.  Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1993.  (860.9868 R311)

Jara, Rene, and Nicholas Spadaccini.  "The Construction of a Colonial Imaginary: Columbus's Signature."  Amerindian Images and the Legacy of Columbus.  Ed. Rene Jara and Nicholas  Spadaccini.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1992.  1-95.  (970.015 A512)

---.  1492-1992: Re/Discovering Colonial Writing.  Minneapolis: Prisma Institute, 1989.  (868.9909 F781)

Johnson, Julie Greer.  Women in Colonial Spanish American Literature.  Westport: Greenwood, 1983.  (868.9909 J67w)

Jones, Mary Ellen, ed.  Christopher Columbus and His Legacy: Opposing Viewpoints.  San Diego: Greenhaven, 1992.  (970.015 C5561)
Keen, Benjamin.  The Aztec Image in Western Thought.  New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1971.  (972 K26az)

Knaut, Andrew L.  The Pueblo Revolt of 1680: Conquest and Resistance in Seventeenth-Century  New Mexico.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1995.  (978.9004 K67p)

Koning, Hans.  Columbus: His Enterprise--Exploding the Myth.  New York: Monthly Review P,  1991.  (970.015 K82c)
Le Clezio, J.M.G.  The Mexican Dream: Or, The Interrupted Thought of Amerindian Civilizations.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993. (972.018 C635re)

Leon-Portilla, Miguel.  The Aztec Image of Self and Society: An Introduction to Nahua Culture.  Salt Lake City: U of Utah P, 1992.  (972.018 L579)

---, ed.  The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico.  Boston: Beacon P,  1992.   (972.02 L58vE)

---.  Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1992.  (897.45 Q7e)

---.  Pre-Columbian Literatures of Mexico.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1969.  (868.9909 L585pe)

Lockhart, James, ed.  We People Here: Nahuatl Accounts of the Conquest of Mexico.  Berkeley:  U of California P, 1993.  (972.02 W361)

Lunenfeld, Marvin, ed.  1492: Discovery, Invasion, Encounter: Sources and Interpretations.   Lexington: D. C. Heath, 1991.  (not at Lehigh)

Milanich, Jerald T., ed.  Earliest Hispanic/Native American Interactions in the American   Southeast.  New York: Garland, 1991.  (975.01 E12)

Milanich, Jerald T., and Charles Hudson.  Hernando De Soto and the Indians of Florida.    Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1993.  (975.901 M637h)

Murray, James C.  Spanish Chronicles of the Indies: Sixteenth Century.  New York: Twayne,  1994.  (868.9909 M982s)

Pastor (Bodmer), Beatriz.  The Armature of Conquest: Spanish Accounts of the Discovery of America, 1492-1589.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1992.  (868.9909 P293diE)

Promis, Jose.  The Identity of Hispanoamerica: An Interpretation of Colonial Literature.  Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1991.  (868.9909 P965ie)

Rabasa, Jose.  Inventing America: Spanish Historiography and the Formation of Eurocentrism.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1993.  (970.016 R112i)

Royal, Robert.  1492 And All That: Political Manipulations of History.  Washington: Ethics and  Public Policy Center, 1992.  (970.011 R888f)

Shields, E. Thomson, Jr.  "Beyond the Anthology: Sources for Teaching Sixteenth- and   Seventeenth-Century Colonial Spanish Literature of North America."  The Heath  Anthology of American Literature Newsletter No. 12 (Fall 1994): 2-3.  (See also follow- up articles, pp. 3-11.)  (Gallagher)

Stannard, David E.  American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World.  New York: Oxford UP, 1992.  (970.015 S789a)

Todorov, Tzvetan.  The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other.  New York: Harper & Row, 1984.  (970.016 T639ce)

Weber, David J. The Spanish Frontier in North America.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1992.  (975.02 W373s)

Weddle, Robert S.  The Spanish Sea: The Gulf of Mexico in North American Discovery, 1500-1685.  College Station: Texas A&M UP, 1985.  (970.016 W388s)

Williams, Jerry M., and Robert E. Lewis.  Early Images of the Americas: Transfer and Invention.  Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1993.  (980.013 E12)

Yewell, John, Chris Dodge, and Jan DeSirey, eds.  Confronting Columbus: An Anthology.  Jefferson: McFarland, 1992.  (970.015 C748)

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