Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Allen, Paula Gunn.  The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions.   Boston: Beacon P, 1986.   (970.1 A428s)

Anderson, Karen L.  Chain Her by One Foot: The Subjugation of Native Women in Seventeenth- Century New France.  New York: Routledge, 1991.   (305.48897 A547c)

Andrews, William L., et al., eds.  Journeys in New Worlds: Early American Women's   Narratives.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1990.   (973.2 J86)

Berkin, Carol.  First Generations: Women in Colonial America.  New York: Hill and Wang,  1996.   (305.42 B512f )

Breslaw, Elaine G.  Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies.   New York: New York UP, 1996.   (974.45 B842t)

Brown, Kathleen M.  "Brave New Worlds: Women's and Gender History."  William and Mary Quarterly 50.2 (1993): 311-28.   (973.05 W728)

---.  Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs : Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia.  Chapel Hill : U of North Carolina P, 1996.  (975.502 B878g)

Cott, Nancy F.  The Bonds of Womanhood: "Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1977.   (301.412 C846b)

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

Davidson, Cathy N.  Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America.  New York: Oxford UP, 1986.   (813.09 D252r)

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle.  Women's Indian Captivity Narratives.  New York:
Penguin, 1998.  (not at Lehigh)

Eldridge, Larry.  Women and Freedom in Early America.  New York: New York UP, 1997.    (305.40973 W8725)

Gundersen, Joan R.  To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790.   New York: Twayne, 1996.   (973.3082 G975)

Harris, Sharon M., ed.  American Women Writers to 1800.  New York: Oxford UP, 1996.   (810.99287 A512)

Hoffman, Ronald, and Peter J. Albert, eds.  Women in the Age of the American Revolution.   Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1989.   (973.3088 W872)

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

Karlsen, Carol F.  The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England.  New York: Norton, 1987.    (133.4 K18d)

Kerber,  Linda.   Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1980.    (305.42 K39w)

Kolodny, Annette.  The Land Before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontiers, 1630-1860.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1984.   (973 K81L)

Leonard, Eugenie Andruss, Sophie Hutchinson Drinker, and Miriam Young Holden.  The  American Woman in Colonial and Revolutionary Times, 1565-1800: A Syllabus with  Bibliography.  Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1962.   (not at Lehigh)

Lewis, Jan.  "The Republican Wife: Virtue and Seduction in the  Early Republic."  William and Mary Quarterly  44.4 (1987): 689-721.    (973.05 W728)

Limon, Jose E.  "La Llorona, The Third Legend of Greater Mexico: Cultural Symbols, Women,  and the Political Unconscious."  Between Borders: Essays on Mexicana/Chicana History.   Ed. Adelaida R. Del Castillo.  Encino: Floricanto P, 1990.  399-432.   (not at Lehigh)

Lang, Amy Schrager.  Prophetic Woman: Anne Hutchinson and the Problem of Dissent in the Literature of New England.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1987.   (810.9 L269)

Marshall, Joyce, ed.  Word from New France: The Selected Letters of Marie de l'Incarnation.   Toronto: Oxford UP, 1967.   (971.4014 M334w)

Merrim, Stephanie, ed.  Feminist Perspectives on Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz.  Detroit: Wayne  State UP, 1991.   (868 J91zm)

Namias, June.  White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the American Frontier.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1993.   (305.800973 N174w )

Norton, Mary Beth.  Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of  American Society.  New York: Knopf, 1996.   (306.0973 N886f )

 ---.  Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1980.   (301.41209 N886L)

Porterfield, Amanda.  Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious  Humanism.  New York: Oxford UP, 1992.   (285.9 P849f )

Scheick, William J.  Authority and Female Authorship in Colonial America.  Lexington : UP of Kentucky, 1998.   (810.99287 S319a)

Tilton, Robert S.  Pocahontas: The Evolution of an American Narrative.  New York: Cambridge  UP, 1994.   (813.0093 T581p)

Treckel, Paula A.  To Comfort the Heart: Women in Seventeenth-Century America.  New York:  Twayne, 1996.   (305.40973 T785t)

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher.  Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern  New England, 1650-1750.  New York: Knopf, 1982.   (305.42 U45g)

---.  A Midwife's Tale : The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 .  New York : Knopf, 1990.   (974.16 U45m)

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