Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Breen, T. H.  Tobacco Culture:  The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1985.  (975.502 B832t)

Campbell, Mavis C.  The Maroons of Jamaica, 1655-1796: A History of Resistance, Collaboration & Betrayal.  Granby: Bergin & Garvey, 1988.  (972.92 C189m )

Costanzo, Angelo.  "African-Caribbean Narrative of British America."  Resources for American Literary Study 19.2 (1993): 260-74.  (Gallagher)

Craton, Michael.  Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1982.  (not at Lehigh)

Davis, Richard Beale.  Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1587-1763.  Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 1978.  (975.02 D263i)

---.  Intellectual Life in Jefferson's Virginia, 1790-1830. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1964.  (917.55 D263i)
---.  Literature and Society in Early Virginia, 1608-1840.  Baton Rouge: U of Louisiana P, 1973.  (810.9 D263l)

Dunn, Richard S.  Sugar and Slaves: The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies, 1624-1713.  Chapel Hill: U of  North Carolina P, 1972.   (326.9729 D923s)

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

Gallay, Alan, ed.  Voices of the Old South: Eyewitness Accounts, 1528-1861.  Athens: U of  Georgia P, 1994.  (975.0099 V889)

Greene, Jack P.  Pursuits of Happiness: The Social Development of Early Modern British Colonies and the Formation of American Culture.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1988. (306.0973 G811p)

Hoffman, Paul E.  A New Andalucia and a Way to the Orient: The American Southeast During the Sixteenth Century.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1990.  (975.01 H711n)

Isaac, Rhys.  The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982.  (975.502 I73t)

Kulikoff, Allan.  Tobacco and Slaves: The Development of Southern Cultures in the Chesapeake, 1680-1800.  Chapel Hill: U of  North Carolina P, 1986.  (306.09755 K96t)

Lefler, Hugh T.  "Promotional Literature of the Southern Colonies."  Journal of Southern History 33 (1967): 3-25.  (975.05 J86)

Lemay, J. A. Leo.  Essays in Early Virginia Literature Honoring Richard Beale Davis.  New York: Burt Franklin, 1977.  (Lafayette)

Lewis, Gordon K.  Main Currents in Caribbean Thought: The Historical Evolution of Caribbean  Society in Its Ideological Aspects, 1492-1900.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1983.  (972.9 L674m)

Miller, Perry.  "Religion and Society in the Early Literature of Virginia."  Errand Into the Wilderness.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1956.  99-140.  (917.03 M649)

Morgan, Edmund S.  American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia.  New York: Norton, 1975.  (975.502 M847a)

Nash, Gary B.  "The Image of the Indian in the Southern Colonial Mind."  The Wild Man Within.  Ed. Edward Dudley and Maximillian E. Novak.  Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1972. 55-86.   (Reprinted in his Race, Class, and Politics, 973.2 N249ra.)  (not at Lehigh)

Quattlebaum, Paul.  The Land Called Chicora: The Carolinas Under Spanish Rule With French Intrusions, 1520-1670.  Gainesville: U of Florida P, 1956.  (Lafayette)

Quinn, David Beers.  Set Faire for Roanoke: Voyages and Colonies,1584-1606.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1985.  (973.1 Q7s)

Rogers, George C., Jr.  "The South Before 1800."  Interpreting Southern History:   Historiographical Essays in Honor of Sanford W. Higginbotham.  Ed. John B. Boles and  Evelyn Thomas Nolen.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1987.  6-47.  (975.0072 I61)

Rubin, Louis D., Jr.  The History of Southern Literature.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1985.

Rutman, Anita.  "Still Planting the Seeds of Hope: The Recent Literature of the Early Chesapeake Region."  Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 95.1 (1987): 3-24.  (micro)

Shields, David S.  "Literature of the Colonial South."  Resources for American Literary Study 19.2 (1993): 174-222.  (Gallagher)

Simpson, Lewis P.  "The Act of Thought in Virginia."  Early American Literature 14 (1979-80): 253-68. (810.5 E12)

---.  The Dispossessed Garden: Pastoral and History in Southern Literature.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1975.  (810.9 S613d)

Tate, Thad W., and David L. Ammerman.  The Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century: Essays on Anglo-American Society.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1979.  (975.518 C524)

Whittenburg, James P.  "Primal Forces: Three Interlocking Themes in the Recent Literature on Eighteenth-Century Virginia."  Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 104.1 (1996): 113-20.  (micro)

Wright, Louis B. The Colonial Search for a Southern Eden.  New York: Haskell House, 1973.  (330.975 W951c)

---.  "Literature in the Colonial South."  Huntington Library  Quarterly 10 (1947): 293-315.  (020.5 H954) 

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