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A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism and Philology

http://bit.ly/abibliog

by José Ángel García Landa

(University of Zaragoza, Spain)

 

 

US Fiction and Narrative

 

Top ten

General

Miscellaneous

Areas

Ages

Ethnic minorities

 

 

Top ten

 

 

Bradbury, Malcolm. The Modern American Novel. 2nd. ed. (Opus). Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992.*

Chase, Richard. The American Novel and Its Tradition. Garden City (NY): Doubleday-Anchor, 1957.

Chénetier, Marc. Beyond Suspicion: New American Fiction since 1960. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 1997.

Elliott, Emory, et al., eds. The Columbia History of the American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1991.

Fiedler, Leslie. Love and Death in the American Novel. (American Literature Series). Normal (IL): Dalkey Archive, 1997.*

Hilfer, Tony. American Fiction since 1940. London: Longman, 1992.

Kazin, Alfred. On Native Grounds: An Interpretation of Modern American Prose Literature. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1982.

Noble, David W. The Eternal Adam and the New World Garden: The Central Myth in the American Novel since 1830. New York: Braziller, 1968.

Stepto, Robert Burns. From Behind the Veil: A Study of Afro-American Narrative. U of Illinois P, 1979.

Tanner, Tony. City of Words: American Fiction 1950-1970. London: Cape, 1971.

 

 

 

General

 

Cabau, Jacques. La Prairie perdue (Le roman américain). Paris: Seuil (Points).

Chase, Richard. The American Novel and Its Tradition. Garden City (NY): Doubleday-Anchor, 1957.

Elliott, Emory, et al., eds. The Columbia History of the American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1991.

Gurpegui Palacios, José Antonio, ed. Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. (Almar-Anglística. Serie manuales, 4). Salamanca: Ediciones Almar, 2001. (With J. M. Barrio Marco, C. González Groba, P. Santana Martínez, F. Collado Rodríguez).

Parker, Hershel. Flawed Texts and Verbal Icons: Literary Authority in American Fiction. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1984.

Saporta, M. Historia de la novela norteamericana. Madrid: Júcar, 1975.

Wagenknecht, E. C. Cavalcade of the American Novel. New York: Holt, 1952.

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Bardavío, José María. "La novelística norteamericana y su negación de los mitos originales." Miscelánea  4 (1984): 191-9.*

Baym, Nina. "Melodramas of Beset Manhood: How Theories of American Fiction Exclude Women Authors." 1981. In The New Feminist Criticism. Ed. Elaine Showalter. London: Virago, 1986. 63-80.*

_____. "Melodramas of Beset Manhood: How Theories of American Fiction Exclude Women Authors." In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 431-43.*

Bell, Michael Davitt. The Development of American Romance: The Sacrifice of Relation. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.

Berzon, Judith R. Neither White Nor Black: The Mulatto Character in American Fiction. New York: New York UP, 1978.

Bewley, Marius. The Eccentric Design: Form in the Classic American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1959.

Bock, H., and A. Wertheim, eds. Essays on Contemporary American Novel. Ed. H. Bock and A. Wertheim. Munich: Hueber, 1986.

Brodhead, Richard. The School of Hawthorne. New York: New York UP, 1986; Oxford: Oxford UP, 1991.

Brown, Rebecca. American Romances. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2009.

Brown, Sterling A. The Negro in American Fiction. Port Washington (NY): Kennikat, 1937.

Budick, Emily Miller. Fiction and Historical Consciousness: The American Romance Tradition. New Haven: Yale UP, 1989.*

Buell, Laurence. The Dream of the Great American Novel. Cambridge (MA): Harvard UP,  2014.

Coale, Samuel Chase. In Hawthorne's Shadow: American Romance from Melville to Mailer. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1985.

Cowie, Alexander. The Rise of the American Novel. New York: American Book Company, 1948.

Crow, Charles L. American Gothic. U of Wales Press, 2009.

De Forest, William. "The Great American Novel." 1867. In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 155-60.*

Dekker, George. The American Historical Romance. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1987.

Fetterley, Judith. The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1978.

Fiedler, Leslie A. Love and Death in the American Novel. New York: Stein and Day-Criterion, 1960.

_____.  Love and Death in the American Novel.  Rev. ed.  1960.  New York: Dell, 1966.

_____. Love and Death in the American Novel. (American Literature Series). Normal (IL): Dalkey Archive, 1997.*

Finholt, Richard. American Visionary Fiction: Mad Metaphysics as Salvation Psychology. Port Washington: Kennikat Press, 1978.

Fisher, Philip. Hard Facts: Setting and Form in the American Novel. New York: Oxford UP, 1985.

Fiske, Horace S. Provincial Types in American Fiction. New York: Chautauqua Press, 1903.

Freckmann, Norbert. Stilistik - Narrativik - Metaphorik: Neuere Textsbeschreibungsmodelle in ihrer Anwendbarkeit auf amerikanische Prosa. Heidelberg: Winter, 1995.

Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. New York: Norton, 1963.

Galloway, David. The Absurd Hero in American Fiction. Austin: U of Texas P, 1966.

Goddu, Teresa A. Gothic America: Narrative, History, and Nation. New York: Columbia UP, 1997.*

Haslam, Jason, and Joel Faflak, eds. American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2016.

Henderson, Harry B., III. Versions of the Past: The Historical Imagination in American Fiction. New York: Oxford UP, 1974.

Hernáez Lerena, M. J. "European Confidence and American Damnation: The Gothic Element in Some American Writers." Actas de las II Jornadas de Lengua y Literatura Inglesa y Norteamericana. Ed. Pedro Santana. Logroño: Colegio Universitario de La Rioja, 1993. 83-98.

Hoffmann, Daniel. Form and Fable in American Fiction. New York: Oxford UP, 1961.

_____. Form and Fable in American Fiction. New York, 1973.

Howe, Irving. "Some American Novelists: The Politics of Isolation." In Howe, Politics and the Novel. 1957. New York: Columbia UP, 1992. 159-200.*

Kayes, Jamie Barlow. "Reading Against the Grain: The Powers and Limits of Feminist Criticism of American Narratives." The Journal of Narrative Technique 19.1 (1989): 130-140.*

Kleinfeld, Judith. The Frontier Romance. University of Alaska P, 2012.

Leavis, Q. D. The American Novel and Reflections on the European Novel. Vol. 2 of Collected Essays. Ed. G. Singh. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1985.

Leisy, Ernest E. The American Historical Novel.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1950.

Levin, David. In Defense of Historical Literature: Essays on American History, Autobiography, Drama, and Fiction. New York: Hill, 1967.

Lively, Robert A. Fiction Fights the Civil War. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1957.

Lloyd-Smith, Allan. American Gothic Fiction: An Introduction. New York: Continuum, 2005.

Mailloux, Steven. Interpretive Conventions: The Reader in the Study of American Fiction. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1982.

Martin, Robert K., and Eric Savoy, eds. American Gothic: New Interventions in a National Narrative. Iowa: U of Iowa P, 1998.

Martin, Wendy. "The Feminine Mystique in American Fiction." In Female Studies II. Ed. Florence Howe. Pittsburgh: KNOW, 1970.

McHale, Brian. "L'Abîme américain: pour une théorie systématique de la fiction américaine." Littérature 57 (1985): 48-65.

Mencken, H. L. "The American Novel." In Mencken, Prejudices: Fourth Series. New York: Knopf, 1924.

_____. "The American Novel." In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 226-32.*

Messent, Peter. New Readings of the American Novel: Narrative Theory and Its Application. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1990; Houndmills: Macmillan, 1990.

_____. New Readings of the American Novel. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1998.*

Milne, Gordon. The American Political Novel. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1966.

Naik, M. K., S. K. Desui, and S. Mokashi-Punekar, eds. Indian Studies on American Fiction. Dharwar: Karnatah University; Delhi: Macmillan India, 1974.

Noble, David W. The Eternal Adam and the New World Garden: The Central Myth in the American Novel since 1830. New York: Braziller, 1968.

Parker, Joshua. Écrire son lecteur: L'évolution du narrateur américain et l'emploi de la deuxième personne, 1750-2000. Ph.D. U of Paris VII – Denis Diderot, 2005. Online at Academia.*

         https://www.academia.edu/9560760/

         2020

Pascual, Nieves, Laura Alonso-Gallo, and Francisco Collado-Rodríguez, eds. Masculinities, Femininities and the Power of the Hybrid in U.S. Narratives: Essays on Gender Borders. Heidelberg: Winter, 2007.

Paulauskiene, Ausra. Lost and Found: The Discovery of Lithuania in American Fiction. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2007.

Prieto Pablos, Juan Antonio. "El héroe en la literatura fantástica norteamericana." In Aspectos comparativos en la lengua y literatura de habla inglesa: AEDEAN, Actas del IX Congreso Nacional. Murcia: AEDEAN-Departamento de Filología Inglesa de la Universidad de Murcia, 1986. 121-26.*

Quinn, Arthur Hobson. American Fiction: An Historical and Critical Survey. New York: Appleton, 1936.

Saporta, Marc. Histoire du roman américain. Paris: Seghers.

_____.  Historia de la novela norteamericana. Trans. Gerardo Bellod. (La Vela Latina; Ensayo). Madrid: Júcar, 1976.* 

Savoy, Eric. "The Face of the Tenant: A Theory of American Gothic." In American Gothic: New Interventions in a National Narrative. Ed. Robert K. Martin and Eric Savoy. Iowa: U of Iowa P, 1998. 3-19.

Schabert, Ina. Der historische Roman in England und Amerika. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1981.

Smith, Alan Lloyd. American Gothic Fiction. Continuum, 2004.

Stepto, Robert B. From Behind the Veil: A Study of Afro-American Narrative. U of Illinois P, 1979.

Stout, Janis P. The Journey Narrative in American Literature: Patterns and Departures. Connecticut: Greeenwood, 1983.

Tompkins, Jane P. Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction. New York: Oxford UP, 1985.

_____. "Introduction: The Cultural Work of American Fiction." From Sensational Designs. In The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900-2000. Ed. Dorothy J. Hale. Blackwell, 2006. 535-40.*

Wallace, David Foster. "E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction." 1990.

Warren, Kenneth W. Black and White Strangers: Race and American Literary Realism. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.

Westling, Louise H. The Green Breast of the New World: Landscape, Gender, and American Fiction.  Athens (GA): U of Georgia P, 1996.*

Wharton, Edith. "The Great American Novel." The Yale Review 16 (1927) 646-56. In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 177-82.*

 

 

 

 

Internet resources

 

 

Understanding American Historical Fiction (Carver Center for Arts & Technology)

http://carverhs.bcps.org/website05/resources/researchprojectfiles/english/eng11aitlhistlund/lund11enggather.htm

2006-03-27

 

 

 

 

 

Journals

 

Studies in American Fiction

Mary Loeffelholz, Editor

Department of English

Northeastern University

Boston, MA 02115

USA

Tel. 617-373-3687

Vol. 23.1 (1995).

 

 

 

 

Prizes

 

 

 

American Academy of Arts Gold Medal for Fiction

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series

 

 

(Contemporary American and Canadian Novelists). Manchester: Manchester UP.

 

(The American Novel). Cambridge: Cambridge UP, c. 1995.*

 

(Narrativa actual: Clásicos del siglo XX; Literatura norteamericana). Series ed. José María Valverde. Barcelona: RBA, 1995.*

 

 

 

 

 

US Fiction: Areas

 

Southern fiction

 

Bennett, Barbara. Comic Visions, Female Voices: Contemporary Women Novelists and Southern Humor. (Southern Literary Studies). Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1998.*

Cañadas Rodríguez, Emilio. "Neighbour Stories: Louisiana Stories for a Changing Vision of the South." In New Perspectives on English Studies. [32nd International Conference of AEDEAN, Nov. 2008]. CD-ROM. Ed. Marian Amengual et al. Palma: U de les Illes Balears, 2009.*

Cook, Sylvia Jenkins. From Tobacco Road to Route 66: The Southern Poor White in Fiction. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1976.

Ginés, Montserrat. The Southern Inheritors of Don Quixote. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State UP, 2000.

Kreyling, Michael. Figures of the Hero in Southern Narrative. Baton Rouge: Louisiana UP, 1987.

Hubbell, Jay B. Virginia Life in Fiction. New York: New York Public Library, 1922.

Manuel Cuenca, Carme. Mito e innovación en la narrativa estadounidense del nuevo sur (1879-1918). (Anejo VII de Cuadernos de Filología). Valencia: Universidad de Valencia, Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana, 1994.

Paine, Gregory. Southern Prose Writers. New York: American Book Co., 1947.

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

Seidel, Kathryn Lee. The Southern Belle in the American Novel. Tampa: U of South Florida P, 1985.

Skaggs, Merrill M. The Folk of Southern Fiction. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1972.

Watson, Ritchie Devon, Jr. The Cavalier in Virginia Fiction. Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State UP, 1985.

 

 

Western fiction

 

Río, David. New Literary Portraits of the American West: Contemporary Nevada Fiction. Bern: Peter Lang, 2014. (Tupelo Hassman, etc.)

Simal-González, Begoña. Rev. of New Literary Portraits of the American West, by David Río. Atlantis 38.2 (Dec. 2016): 229-33.*

 

 

 

 

 

US Fiction: Ages

 

 

18th century

 

Gurpegui Palacios, José Antonio. "Orígenes conceptuales de la narrativa norteamericana: La literatura puritana y liberal." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 11-64.*

Samuels, Shirley, ed. A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture). Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.

 

 

 

 

19th century

 

Åhnebrink, Lars. The Beginnings of Naturalism in American Fiction. Upsala: A-BLundequistika Bokhandeln; Cambridge (MA): Harvard UP, 1950.

Barrio Marco, José Manuel. "La novela norteamericana desde sus orígenes hasta la guerra civil." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 65-128.*

Baym, Nina. Women's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-1870. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1978.

_____. Novels, Readers and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1984.

Bell, Michael Davitt. Hawthorne and the Historical Romance of New England. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971.

_____. The Development of American Romance: The Sacrifice of Relation. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.

_____. The Development of American Romance. In Theory of the Novel: A Historical Approach. Ed. Michael McKeon. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000. 632-56.* (Early 19th-c.).

Bell, Michael Davitt, Eric J. Sundquist, Barbara L. Packer and Jonathan Arac, eds. The Cambridge History of American Literature. Vol. 2: Prose Writing 1820-1865. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.

Bottalico, Michele. "Tra cultura britannica e letteratura nazionale: appunte sulle origine del romanzo in America." Cuadernos de Literatura Inglesa y Norteamericana 1.2 (1996): 75-90.*

Brooks, Van Wyck. The Confident Years: 1885-1915. London: Readers Union/Dent, 1953.

Cabezas Coca, Francisco. "La visita indeseable: Bosquejo histórico-literario de la llegada del naturalismo a los Estados Unidos." Atlantis 3.1 (Dec. 1981): 37-43.*

Campbell, Donna M. "Naturalism in American Literature." Washington State University (Donna M. Campbell) 3 Aug. 2017.*

         https://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/natural.htm

         2018

Clark, Robert. History, Ideology, and Myth in American Fiction, 1823-53. London: Macmillan, 1984.

Cowley, Malcolm. "A Natural History of American Naturalism." 1947, rev. 1970. Excerpts. In The Portable Malcolm Cowley. New York: Viking Penguin, 1990. 176-90.*

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

De Forest, William. "The Great American Novel." 1867. In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 155-60.*

Debouzy, Marianne. La genèse de l'esprit de révolte dans le roman américain, 1875-1915. Paris: Minard, 1968.

Fash, Lydia G. American Narrative Beginnings: Time and the Nation in Antebellum Short Fiction. Ph.D. diss. C. 2012.

Franklin, H. Bruce. Future Perfect: American Science Fiction of the Nineteenth Century. New York, 1966. Rev. ed. New York: Oxford UP, 1978.

Geismar, Maxwell. Rebels and Ancestors: The American Novel, 1890-1915. Cambridge (MA): Riverside, 1953.*

Gilmore, Michael T. The Middle Way: Puritanism and Ideology in American Romantic Fiction. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1977.

Gómez Reus, Teresa. "Arachnologies: Gender and Creativity in Fin de Siècle American Women's Fiction." Babel-Afial 1 (1992): 9-24.

González Groba, Constante. "Desde la guerra civil hasta la primera guerra mundial: El realismo y el naturalismo." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 129-96.*

Harris, Sharon M. Redefining the Political Novel: American Women Writers, 1879-1901. (Reviewed by Timothy Morris).Studies in American Fiction 23.2 (Autumn 1995): 246-47.*

Harris, Susan K. Nineteenth-Century American Women's Novels: Interpretive Strategies.  (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, 42). Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992.

Hedin, Raymond. "Probable Readers, Possible Stories: The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Black Narrative." In Readers in History: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Contexts of Response. Ed. James L. Machor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993.

Herrick, Robert. "The American Novel." 1914. In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 168-77.*

Kaul, A. N. The American Vision: Actual and Ideal Societies in Nineteenth-Century Fiction. New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.

Kinney, James. Amalgamation! Race, Sex, and Rhetoric in the Nineteenth-Century American Novel. Westport (CT): Greenwood, 1985.

Kirby, David K. American Fiction to 1900: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale, 1975.

Lee, A. Robert. "Bought and Sold: Business in American Fiction, 1853-1922." Anglo-American Studies 5.2 (Nov. 1985): 145-58.*

Lee, Brian. American Fiction 1865-1940. (Longman Literature in English Series). Harlow: Longman, 1987.

Levine, Robert. Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville. (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, 33). Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989.

Nettels, Elsa. Language and Gender in American Realist Fiction: Howells, James, Wharton and Cather. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996.

Perry, Thomas Sergeant. "American Novels." 1872. In American Literature, American Culture. Ed. Gordon Hutner. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 160-68.*

Petter, Henry. The Early American Novel. Columbus: Ohio UP, 1971.

Pizer, Donald, ed. The Cambridge Companion to American Realism and Naturalism: Howells to London. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.*

Porte, Joel. The Romance in America: Studies in Cooper, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, and James. Middletown (CT): Wesleyan UP, 1969.

Rowe, John Carlos. Through the Custom-House: Nineteenth-Century American Fiction and Modern Theory. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1982.

Samuels, Shirley, ed. A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture). Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.

Smith, Herbert F. The Popular American Novel 1865-1920. New York: Twayne, 1980.

Thompson, G. R., and Robert Paul Lamb. A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture). Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.

Walcutt, Charles Child. 1956. American Literary Naturalism : A Divided Stream. Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P.

Weber, Alfred, and Hartmut Grandel, eds. Geschichte und Fiktion: Amerikanisch Prosa im 19. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Vanderheck, 1972.

Wylczynski, Marek. The Phantom and the Abyss: Gothic Fiction in America and Aesthetics of the Sublime 1798-1856. Poznan: Motivex, 1998.

 

 

 

Anthologies

 

 

Cournos, John, ed. American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century. (Everyman's Library, 840). London: Dent; New York: Dutton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

20th-century US fiction

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Aldridge, John Watson. The American Novel and the Way We Live Now. New York: Oxford UP, 1983.

Allen, Walter. Tradition and Dream: The English and American Novel from the Twenties to Our Time. London: Phoenix House, 1964.

Barth, John. "The Literature of Exhaustion." In The American Novel since World War II. Ed. Marcus Klein. New York: Fawcett World Library, 1969. 267-79.

Bellamy, Joe David. The New Fiction: Interviews with Innovative American Writers. Urbana, 1974.

_____. Superfiction: Or the American Story Transformed. New York, 1975.

Bellow, Saul. "Some Notes on Recent American Fiction." 1963. In The Novel Today; Contemporary Writers on Modern Fiction. Ed. Malcolm Bradbury. 1977. New ed. London: Fontana, 1990. 53-70.

Bradbury, Malcolm. The Modern American Novel. New York: Oxford UP, 1983.

_____. The Modern American Novel. 2nd. ed. (Opus). Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992.*

Chénetier, Marc. "History in Contemporary American Fiction, or 'The Constrained Nightmare'." In History and Post-War Writing. Ed. Theo d'Haen and Hans Bertens. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1990. 147-69.*

Christianson, Scott R. "Tough Talk and Wisecracks: Language as Power in American Detective Fiction." Journal of Popular Culture 23.2 (Fall 1989).

_____. "8. Tough Talk and Wisecracks: Language as Power in American Detective Fiction." In Gender, Language, and Myth: Essays on Popular Narrative. Ed. Glenwood Irons. Toronto, Buffalo, London: U of Toronto P, 1992. 142-56.*

Clareson, Thomas D. Some Kind of Paradise: The Emergence of American Science Fiction. Wesport (CT): Greenwood, 1985.

Collado Rodríguez, Francisco. "Aspectos del mito y la psicología en la novelística anglonorteamericana del siglo XX." Miscelánea 8 (1987): 179-89.*

DeForest, Tim. Storytelling in the Pulps, Comics, and Radio: How Technology Changed Popular Fiction in America. USA: McFarland, 2004.

Dietz, Bernd. Tres calas en la novela norteamericana del siglo XX. Madrid: Orígenes, 1985.

Engler, Bernd, and Kurt Müller, eds. Historiographic Metafiction in Modern American and Canadian Literature. Paderborn: Schöningh, 1994.

García Díez, Enrique, and Javier Coy. La novela postmodernista norteamericana: nuevas tendencias narrativas. Alcobendas: SGEL, 1986.*

Gass, William H. Fiction and the Figures of Life. Boston: Godine, 1979.*

Goodstone, Tony. The Pulps: Fifty Years of American Pop Culture. New York, 1970.

Hansen, Arlen J. "The Celebration of Solipsism: A New Trend in American Fiction." Modern Fiction Studies 19 (1973): 5-15.

Hassan, Ihab. "The Antihero in Modern British and American Fiction." 1959. In Hassan, Rumors of Change: Essays of Four Decades. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1995. 55-67.*

Hendin, Josephine. "Experimental Fiction." In Harvard Guide to Contemporary American Writing. Ed. Daniel Hoffmann. Cambridge (MA): Belknap, 1979.

Hoffmann, Gerhard. From Modernism to Postmodernism: Concepts and Strategies of Postmodern American Fiction. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005.

Hutcheon, Linda. A Poetics of Postmodernism: History, Theory, Fiction. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1988.*

Ickstadt, Heinz. "Contemporary American Novel Between Post-Modernism and Neo-Realism." In Actas del XII Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos. Alicante: AEDEAN, 1991. 99-110.*

Kazin, Alfred. Bright Book of Life: American Novelists and Storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer. (An Atlantic Monthly Press Book). Boston: Little, Brown, 1973.*

Klinkowitz, Jerome. "Literary Disruptions: Or, What's Become of American Fiction." In Surfiction. Ed. Raymond Federman. Chicago: Swallow, 1975. 165-80.*

_____. Literary Disruptions: The Making of a Post-Contemporary American Fiction. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1975. Rev. ed. 1980.

_____. "Avant-Garde and After." In Substance 27: Current Trends in American Fiction.   1980.

_____. Structuring the Void: The Search for Subject in Contemporary American Fiction.  Durham: Duke UP, 1992.

Kostelanetz, Richard. "New Fiction in America." In Surfiction. Ed. Raymond Federman. Chicago: Swallow, 1975. 85-100.*

LeClair, Tom, and Larry McCaffery, eds. Anything Can Happen: Interviews with Contemporary American Novelists. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1983.

Limon, John. Writing after War: American War Fiction from Realism to Postmodernism. New York: Oxford UP, 1994.

Litz, A. Walton, ed. Modern American Fiction: Essays in Criticism. New York: Oxford UP, 1963.

Malmgren, Carl D. Fictional Space in the Modernist and Postmodernist American Novel. Lewisburg (PA): Bucknell UP, 1984.

Orr, Elaine Neil. Subject to Negotiation: Reading Feminist Criticism and American Women's Fictions. (Feminist Issues; Practices, Politics, Theory). Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1997.* (Wharton, Hurston, Welty, Morrison, Piercy).

Pifer, Ellen. "Invention and Orthodoxy." In Rainwater and Scheick 1985.

Roth, Philip. Goodbye, Columbus. Stories. 1959.

_____. "Writing American Fiction." Commentary 31 (March 1961): 223-33.

_____. "Writing American Fiction." In The American Novel since World War II. Ed. Marcus Klein. New York: Fawcett, 1969. 142-58.

_____. "Writing American Fiction." 1961, 1975. In The Novel Today; Contemporary Writers on Modern Fiction. Ed. Malcolm Bradbury. 1977. New ed. London: Fontana, 1990.

_____. Reading Myself and Others. New York, 1975.

Scholes, Robert. Fabulation and Metafiction. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1979.

_____. Structural Fabulation: An Essay on the Fiction of the Future. Notre Dame (IN): U of Notre Dame P, 1975.

Schranck, Jeffrey. Snap, Crackle, and Popular Taste: The Illusion of Free Choice in America.  New York: Delacorte, 1977.

Seed, David. "In Pursuit of the Receding Plot: Some American Postmodernists." In Postmodernism and Contemporary Fiction. Ed. Edmund J. Smyth. London: Batsford, 1991. 36-53.

Stover, Leon. American Science Fiction: An Anthropological Exegesis. Published as La Science Fiction Américaine. Paris, 1972.

Vidal, Gore. Matters of Fact and Fiction: Essays 1973-76. New York, 1977.

Wyatt, David. Author. Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth Century American Literature. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2010

 

 

 

Early 20th

 

Banta, Martha. Taylored Lives: Narrative Productions in the Age of Taylor, Veblen, and Ford. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993. Rev. Studies in American Fiction 22.2 (1994).

Beach, Joseph Warren. American Fiction, 1920-1940. 1941.

Dolón Herrero, Rosana. "El movimiento narrativo: cambio y transformación en la tradición literaria norteamericana (romanticismo-modernismo)." In Studies in American Literature: Essays in Honor of Enrique García Díez. Ed. Antonia Sánchez Macarro. Valencia: Universitat de València, Facultat de Filologia, 1991. 103-16.

Foley, Barbara. Radical Representations: Politics and Form in U.S. Proletarian Fiction, 1929-1941, by Barbara Foley. Rev. by Mark Osteen in Novel: A Forum on Fiction 28 (1995): 348.*

González Groba, Constante. "Desde la guerra civil hasta la primera guerra mundial: El realismo y el naturalismo." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 129-96.*

Hoffman, F. H. La novela moderna en Norteamérica. Barcelona: Seix-Barral, 1955.

Kazin, Alfred. On Native Grounds: An Interpretation of Modern American Prose Literature. Garden City (NY): Doubleday, 1942.

_____. On Native Grounds. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1982.

_____. En tierra nativa: Interpretación de medio siglo de literatura norteamericana. Trans. Juan José Utrilla. (Lengua y Estudios Literarios). Mexico: FCE, 1993.*

Kennedy, J. Gerald. Imagining Paris: Exile, Writing, and American Identity.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1993. Rev. in Hemingway Review 13.1 (1993).

Lee, A. Robert. "Bought and Sold: Business in American Fiction, 1853-1922." Anglo-American Studies 5.2 (Nov. 1985): 145-58.*

Lee, Brian. American Fiction 1865-1940. London: Longman, 1987.

Magny, Claude Edmonde. L'Age du roman américain. Paris: Seuil, 1948. 1968.

_____. The Age of the American Novel: The Film Aesthetic of Fiction Between the Two Wars. Trans. Eleanor Hochman. New York: Ungar, 1972.

Minter, D. A Cultural History of the American Novel, 1890-1940. 1996.

Phelan, James. Reading the American Novel, 1920-2010. 2013.

Santana Martínez, Pedro. "La novela modernista norteamericana." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 197-270.*

Thompson, G. R., and Robert Paul Lamb. A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture). Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.

Van Doren, Carl. Contemporary American Novelists 1900-1920. New York: Macmillan, 1931.

Walcutt, Charles Child. American Literary Naturalism: A Divided Stream. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1956.

Ynduráin Hernández, Francisco.  La novela norteamericana en los últimos 30 años. 1952.

 

 

 

 

Video

 

Dimock, Wai Chee. Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner. Video lecture courses at YouTube (Yale Courses).*

         http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL84C3A4DD9C263D79

         2012

 

 

 

 

1920s

 

Rhodes, Chip. "Twenties Fiction, Mass Culture and the Modern Subject." American Literature 68.2 (June 1996): 385-404.*

 

 

Post-War

 

Adams, Timothy Dow. "The Contemporary American Mock Autobiography." Clio 8.3 (Spring 1979).

Balakian, Nona, and Charles Simmons, eds. The Creative Present: Notes on Contemporary American Fiction. Garden City (NY): Doubleday, 1963.

Bryant, Jerry H. The Open Decision: The Contemporary American Novel and Its Intellectual Background. New York, 1970.

Hassan, Ihab. Radical Innocence: Studies in the Contemporary American Novel. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1961.

Hilfer, Tony. American Fiction since 1940. London: Longman, 1992.

Karl, Frederick R. . American Fictions, 1940-1980. New York: Harper, 1983.

Kazin, Alfred. Bright Book of Life: American Novelists and Storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer. (An Atlantic Monthly Press Book). Boston: Little, Brown, 1973.*

Klein, Marcus, ed. The American Novel since World War II. New York, 1967.

_____, ed. The American Novel since World War II. Greenwich (CT): Fawcett, 1969.

Tanner, Tony. City of Words: American Fiction 1950-1970. London: Cape, 1971.

Stonehill, Brian. The Self-Conscious Novel: Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1988.

 

 

Late 20thc. US Fiction

 

Alexander, Marguerite. Flights from Realism: Themes and Strategies in Postmodernist British and American Fiction. London: Arnold, 1990.

Andrés González, Rodrigo, Angels Carabí Ribera and Cristina Alsina Risquez. Hombres soñados por escritoras de hoy: Figuras masculinas en la literatura norteamericana. Málaga: U de Málaga, 2009.

Annesley, James. Blank Fictions: Consumerism, Culture, and the Contemporary American Novel. St. Martin's, 1998.

Balakian, Nona, and Charles Simmons, eds. The Creative Present: Notes on Contemporary American Fiction. Garden City (NY): Doubleday, 1963.

Benito, Jesús, Ana Mª Manzanas and Begoña Simal. Uncertain Mirrors: Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures. Amsterdam/New York, NY.: Rodopi,  2009,

Bennett, Barbara. Comic Visions, Female Voices: Contemporary Women Novelists and Southern Humor. (Southern Literary Studies). Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1998.*

Bock, Hedwig, and Albert Wertheim, eds. Essays on the Contemporary American Novel. Munich: Hueber, 1986.

Bradbury, Malcolm. Contemporary American Novel. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992.

Bradbury, Malcolm, and Sigmund Ro, eds. Contemporary American Fiction. London, 1978.

Brauner, David. Contemporary American Fiction. (Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature). Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP.

Bruss, Paul. Victims: Textual Strategies in Recent American Fiction. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 1981.

Caramello, Charles. Silverless Mirrors: Book, Self, and Postmodern American Fiction. Tallahassee, 1983.

Chénetier, Marc. Sgraffites, Encres et Sanguines: neuf études sur les figures de l'écriture dans la fiction américaine contemporaine. 1995.

_____. Au-delà du soupçon. 1989.

_____. Beyond Suspicion: New American Fiction since 1960. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 1997.

_____. Más allá de la sospecha: La nueva ficción americana desde 1960 hasta nuestros días. Trans. María Lozano. (Literatura y Debate Crítico, 23). Madrid: Visor, 1997.*

Collado Rodríguez, Francisco. "The Columbus Connection? American Postmodern Fiction in Spain." In "Closing the Gap": American Postmodern Fiction in Germany, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. Ed. Theo D'haen and Hans Bertens. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997. 171-203.*

_____. "Sobre caos, realismo y metaficción: Novela y postmodernismo en los EE.UU." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 271-320.*

_____, ed. Del mito a la ciencia: la novela norteamericana contemporánea. Zaragoza: Prensas Universitarias, 1990.*

Cowart, David. Trailing Clouds: Immigrant Fiction in Contemporary America. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006.

D'haen, Theo. "Postmodernism in American Fiction and Art." In Approaching Postmodernism. Ed. Douwe Fokkema and Hans Bertens. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1986.

D'haen, Theo, and Hans Bertens, eds. "Closing the Gap": American Postmodern Fiction in Germany, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997.*

DeKoven, Marianne. "Utopia Limited: Post-Sixties and Postmodern American Fiction." Modern Fiction Studies 41.1 (Spring 1995): 75-98.*

Díaz, María Eugenia. "La novela postmodernista norteamericana: una aproximación general." Atlantis 9 (1987): 83-94.

Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.

Fokkema, Aleid. Postmodern Characters: A Study of Characterization in British and American Postmodern Fiction. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1991.*

Franklin, Bruce. "11. The Vietnam War as American Science Fiction and Fantasy." In Gender, Language, and Myth: Essays on Popular Narrative. Ed. Glenwood Irons. Toronto, Buffalo, London: U of Toronto P, 1992. 208-30.*

García Díez, Enrique. "La modalidad digresiva en la novela actual." In Actas del IV Congreso de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos (Salamanca, del 18 al 21 de Diciembre de 1980). Salamanca: Ediciones U de Salamanca, 1984. 231-41.* (US postmodernist fiction).

Graff, Gerald. "Babbitt at the Abyss: The Social Context of Postmodern American Fiction." Tri-Quarterly 33 (1975): 305-37.

_____. Literature Against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1979.

Grausam, David. On Endings: American Postmodern Fiction and the Cold War. UP of Virginia, 2011.

         http://www.upress.virginia.edu/books/grausam.html

Gray, Richard. "Watching Nothing: Postmodernity in Prose (From Richard Gray's History of American Literature)." In García Landa, Vanity Fea 6 Jan. 2013.*

         http://vanityfea.blogspot.com.es/2013/01/watching-nothing-postmodernity-in-prose.html

         2013-01-31

Happe, François. "Fiction vs. Power: The Postmodern American Sports Novel." In Narrative Turns and Minor Genres in Postmodernism. Ed. Theo D'haen and Hans Bertens. (Postmodern Studies 11). Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995. 157-75.*

Harper, Howard M. "Trends in Recent American Fiction." Contemporary Literature (Spring 1971).

Lupak, Barbara Tepa. Insanity and Redemption in Contemporary American Fiction. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1995.

Macdonald, Andrew, Gina Macdonald and M. Sheridan. ShapeShifting: Images of Native Americans in Recent Popular Fiction. Greenwood P, 2000.

Marín, Pilar. "The Vietnam War Novel: Scholarship Today." Atlantis 7 (1985): 81-8.

_____. La guerra de Vietnam en la narrativa norteamericana. Barcelona: PPU, 1990.

Marín, Pilar, Manuela Matas Llorente, María del Mar Gallego, María de los Ángeles Toda, Juan Ignacio Guijarro and Ramón Espejo. Imágenes de la gran ciudad en la novela norteamericana contemporánea. Sevilla: U de Sevilla, 2002.

Melling, Philip H. Vietnam in American Literature. Boston: Twayne, 1990.

Millard, Kenneth. Contemporary American Fiction: An Introduction to American Fiction since 1970. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2000.*

Ohmann, Richard. "The Shaping of a Canon: U. S. Fiction, 1960-1975." Critical Inquiry 10.1 (1983): 199-223..

Olster, Stacey. Reminiscence and Re-creation in Contemporary American Fiction. 1989.

Out of the Sixties: Storytelling and the Vietnam Generation. (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, 66). Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994.

Pederson, Joshua. The Forsaken Son: Child Murder and Atonement in Modern American Fiction. Northwestern UP, forthcoming 2015.

Pérez Gállego, Cándido. "Narrativa." In Literatura norteamericana actual.  By Cándido Pérez Gállego, Félix Martín and Leopoldo Mateo. Madrid: Cátedra, 1986. 11-148.*

Punday, Daniel. Five Strands of Fictionality: The Institutional Construction of Contemporary American Fiction. Ohio State UP, 2010.

Rainwater, C., and W. Scheick. Contemporary American Women Writers: Narrative Strategies. Lexington, 1985.

Raper, Julius Rowan. Narcissus from Rubble: Competing Models of Character in Contemporary British and American Fiction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1992.*

Ross, Andrew. "The New Sentence and the Commodity Form: Recent American Writing." In Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture. Ed. Lawrence Grossberg and Cary Nelson. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1988. 361-80.*

Russell, Charles. "Individual Voice in the Collective Discourse: Literary Innovation in Postmodern American Fiction." Substance 27 (1980).

Safer, E. B. The Contemporary American Comic Epic: The Novels of Barth, Pynchon, Gaddis and Kesey. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1989.

Saltzmann, Arthur M. Designs of Darkness in Contemporary American Fiction. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1990.

Schumacher, Michael. Reasons to Believe: New Voices in American Fiction. New York: St Martin's Press, 1988.

Seed, David. American Science Fiction and the Cold War. 1999.

Smith, Stan G. 'A Sadly Contracted Hero': The Comic Self in Post-War American Fiction. (BAAS Pamphlets in American Studies, 5). British Association for American Studies, 1981.

Sutherland, J. A. "American Science Fiction since 1960." In Science Fiction: A Critical Guide. Ed. Patrick Parrinder. London: Longman, 1979. 162-86.

Tabbi, Joseph. Postmodern Sublime: Technology and American Fiction, from Mailer to Cyberpunk.

Tani, Stefano. The Doomed Detective: The Contribution of the Detective Novel to Postmodern American and Italian Fiction. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1984.

Walsh, Richard. Novel Arguments: Reading Innovative American Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.*

"What is the Best Work of American Fiction of the Last 25 Years?" New York Times 11 May 2006.

         http://www.nytimes.com/ref/books/fiction-25-years.html

         2006-05-11

Wilde, Alan. "Shooting for Smallness: Limits and Values in Some Recent American Fiction." boundary 2 13.2-3 (1985): 343-69.

Wolfe, Tom. "Why they Aren't Writing the Great American Novel Anymore: A Treatise on the Varieties of Realistic Experience." Esquire (December 1972): 152-9, 272-80.

Zamora, Lois Parkinson. Writing the Apocalypse: Historical Vision in Contemporary U.S. and Latin American Fiction.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1989. 1993. P

_____. "Magical Romance/Magical Realism: Ghosts in U.S. and Latin American Fiction." In Magical Realism. Ed. Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris. Durham: Duke UP, 1995. 497-550.*

Zavarzadeh, Mas'ud. The Mythopoeic Reality: The Postwar American Nonfiction Novel. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1976.

Ziegler, Heide, and Christopher Bigsby. The Radical Imagination and the Liberal Tradition: Interviews with Contemporary English and American Novelists. London, 1982.

 

 

Anthologies

 

Kostelanetz, Richard, ed. Breakthrough Fictioneers: An Anthology. West Glover (VT): Something Else Press, 1973.*

 

 

 

Internet resources

 

 

Hungerford, Amy. The American Novel since 1945. (Open Yale Courses). Yale University. 2008.*

         https://oyc.yale.edu/english/engl-291

         2020

_____. The American Novel since 1945 with Amy Hungerford. Video lecture series at i Video lecture series at YouTube (Yale Courses)

         http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE33BCD966FF96F23

         2012

 

 

 

 

 

Series

 

 

(Vintage Contemporaries). New York: Random House – Vintage Books, c. 1995.

 

 

 

See also: Barthelme, Donald; Gass, William; Millhauser, Steven; Pynchon, Thomas; Updike, John.

 

 

 

1960s

 

Ohmann, Richard "The Shaping of a Canon: U. S. Fiction, 1960-1975." Critical Inquiry 10.1 (1983): 199-223..

_____. From "The  Shaping of a Canon: US Fiction. 1960-75." In The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. Ed. Vincent B. Leitch et al. New York: Norton, 2001.*

Olderman, Raymond M. Beyond the Waste Land: A Study of the American Novel in the Nineteen-Sixties. New Haven (CT): Yale UP, 1972.

 

 

 

1970s

 

Cobley, Paul. The American Thriller: Generic Innovation and Social Change in the 1970's. (Crime Files). Houndmills: Macmillan, 2000.

Federman, Raymond, and Carl R. Lovitt, eds. Current Trends in American Fiction. Sub-Stance 27 (1980).

 

 

1980s

 

Benedict, Francesca. "From Story to History and Back: History in North American Literature in the 1980s." In Narrative Turns and Minor Genres in Postmodernism. Ed. Theo D'haen and Hans Bertens. (Postmodern Studies 11). Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995. 115-32.*

Bradbury, Malcolm. "Closer to Chaos: American Fiction in the 1980s." TLS 22 may 1992: 17-18.

Cohen, Roger. "In re: Marketing Parameters for Great American Novel." New York Times  25 March 1990: E5.

Pérez Gállego, Cándido. La novela norteamericana de los años 80. Madrid: Fundamentos, 1988.

Versluys, Kristiaan, ed. Neo-Realism in Contermporary American Fiction. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1992.

 

 

 

 

1990s

 

Collado, Francisco. "Chaotic Borders, Unstable Historicity: A Search for Margins in Contemporary American Fiction." In Margins in British and American Literature, Film and Culture. Ed. Marita Nadal and Mª Dolores Herrero. Zaragoza: Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana, Universidad de Zaragoza, 1997. 133-46.*

Collado Rodríguez, Francisco, Sonia Baelo Allué and Mónica Calvo Pascual. "¿Compromiso social y escritores blancos? Intertextualidad, postmodernismo y crítica en la novela norteamericana contemporánea." In Fifty Years of English Studies in Spain […] Actas del XXVI Congreso de AEDEAN, ed. Ignacio Palacios et al. Santiago de Compostela: U de Santiago de Compostela, 2003. 881-89.*

Lodge, David. "The Best of Young American Novelists, 1996." In Lodge, The Year of Henry James: The Story of a Novel. London: Penguin, 2007. 274-95.*

 

 

See also Wallace, David Foster;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21st century

 

Bertens, Hans, and Teo d'Haen "Prose 'After' Postmodernism." In García Landa, Vanity Fea 15 Nov. 2021.*

         https://vanityfea.blogspot.com/2021/11/prose-after-postmodernism.html

         2021

Buell, Laurence. "American Literature's Holy Grail: Franzen, DFW, and the Hunt for the Great American Novel." Salon.com 16 Feb. 2014.*

         http://www.salon.com/2014/02/16/american_literatures_holy_grail_the_hunt_for_the_great_american_novel/

         2014

Colbert, James. "Past Piff: In the Narrative Garden of Contemporary American Fiction." Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 38 (2000): 47-60.

Flis, Leonora. Factual Fictions: Narrative Truth and the Contemporary American Documentary Novel. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010.

García-Avello, Macarena. "Beyond the Latina Boom: New Directions within the Field of US Latina Literature." Atlantis 41.1 (June 2019): 69-87.*

         http://doi.org/10.28914/Atlantis-2019-41.1.04

2019

Garrigós, Cristina. Alzheimer's Disease in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Memory Lost. London and New York: Routledge, 2021.*

Martín Salván, Paula. Rev. of Utopia and Terror in Contemporary American Fiction. By Judie Newman. Atlantis 36.1 (2014): 173-77.*

McLaughlin, Robert J. "After the Revolution: US Postmodernism in the Twenty-First Century." In Postmodernist Fiction: East and West. Ed. Wang Ning and Brian McHale. Special issue of Narrative 21.3 (Oct. 2013): 284-95.*

Newman, Judie. Utopia and Terror in Contemporary American Fiction. (Transnational Perspectives on American Literature Series). London and New York: Routledge,  2013.

Phelan, James. Reading the American Novel, 1920-2010. 2013.

Pignagnoli, Virginia. "Surveillance in Post-Postmodern American Fiction: Dave Eggers's The Circle, Jonathan Franzen's Purity, and Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story." From Spaces of Surveillance. Ed. S. Flynn and A. Mackay.

         DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49085-4_9

         Online at Academia.*

https://www.academia.edu/35074202/

         2020

Roldán Sevillano, Laura. "Of Victims, Perpetrators and Implicated Subjects: Mapping Trauma and Sexist/Racist Violence in U.S. Women's Fiction of the 2010s." Ph.D. diss. U of Zaragoza, 2022.

Worthington, Marjorie G. The Story of "Me": Contemporary American Autofiction. (Frontiers of Narrative). Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2018.

         https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/university-of-nebraska-press/9781496207579/

         2019

 

 

 

 

Blogs

 

 

The Posthuman Wound. X (The Posthuman Wound). – TYPH – Trauma & Posthumanity in Contemporary American Fiction. *

         https://twitter.com/posthuman_uz

         2024

 

 

 

 

 

Internet resources

 

 

The New Yorker: Fiction.*

         https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/fiction?fbclid=IwAR0wnNoxhnffYr40LwJ6agW-cQpi7Lh4sTO--g7ZbXuABjImol5ugr5lM0w

         2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

US Fiction: Ethnic minorities

 

 

General

 

Benito Sánchez, Jesús, and Ana María Manzanas Calvo. "'I, Too, Sing America: La narrativa étnica." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 321-88.*

Benito, Jesús, Ana Mª Manzanas and Begoña Simal. Uncertain Mirrors: Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures. Amsterdam/New York, NY.: Rodopi,  2009,

Cowart, David. Trailing Clouds: Immigrant Fiction in Contemporary America. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006.

 

 

American Indian fiction

 

Carbaugh, Donal. "'The People Will Come to You': Blackfeet Narrative as a Resource for Contemporary Living." In Narrative and Identity: Studies in Autobiography, Self and Culture. Ed. Jens Brockmeier and Donal Carbaugh. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001. 103-27.*

Henry, Gordon D., Jr., Nieves Pascual Soler and Silvia Martínez-Falquina, eds. Stories Through Theories/Theories Through Stories: North American Indian Writing, Storytelling, and Critique. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 2009.

Martínez Falquina, Silvia. "Entries into the Autobiographical I, or the Ethics of Native American Storytelling." In Actas XXVIII Congreso Internacional / International Conference AEDEAN. CD-ROM. Valencia: U de València, 2005.*

_____. "Disidencia y consentimiento: Narrativas de trauma y curación en las literaturas étnicas de los Estados Unidos." In El 11 de septiembre y la tradición disidente en Estados Unidos. Ed. Víctor Junco, Cristina Garrigós, Daniel Fyfe, Manuel Broncano. (Biblioteca Javier Coy d'estudis nord-americans). Valencia: Publicacions de la universitat de València, 2011. 131-42.

 

 

 

Asian American fiction

 

Davis, Rocío G. "Cultural Misreadings and the Drama of Silence and Language in Chinese American Fiction." In The Pragmatics of Understanding and Misunderstanding. Ed. Beatriz Penas. Zaragoza: Universidad de Zaragoza, 1998. 41-55.*

_____. Begin Here: Reading Asian North American Autobiographies of Childhood. Honolulu: U of Hawai'i Press, 2007.

Oliva, Juan Ignacio. "'Polychromatic Disturbances': Stories by South Asian American Women Writers." In The Painful Chrysalis: Essays on Contemporary Cultural and Literary Identity. Ed. Juan Ignacio Oliva. Bern: Peter Lang, 2011. 143-56.*

Otano, Alicia. Speaking the Past: Child Perspective in the Asian American Bildungsroman Munster: Lit Verlag, 2004. (North American dist. Transaction Publishers).

Simal González, Begoña. "'Talk-Story': The Legacy and the Promise of the Asian American Tradition of Short Narrative." In The American Short Story: New Perspectives. Ed. C. González Groba et al. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 1997. 403-11.*

_____. "Chinese American Ethnogenesis: From Jade and Lotus Flowers to Chinatown Cowboys, Bananas and Monkeys." In Narratives of Resistance: Literature and Ethnicity in the United States and the Caribbean. Ed. Jesús Benito and Ana María Manzanas. Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 1999. 69-80.*

_____. Identidad étnica y género en la narrativa de escritoras chinoamericanas. La Coruña: Servicio de Publicacións da Universidade da Coruña, 2000.  (Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, Fae M. Ng, Sigrid Nunez, Aimee Liu).

 

 

 

Black US fiction / African American fiction

 

Approches critiques de la fiction afro-américaines. (GRAAT, 18). Tours: Publications des Groupes de Recherches Anglo-Américaines de l'Université François Rabelais de Tours.

Barr, Marleen S., ed. Afro-Future Females: Black Writers Chart Science Fiction’s Newest New-Wave Trajectory Columbus: OH State UP, 2008. 

Benito Sánchez, Jesús, and Ana María Manzanas Calvo. "'I, Too, Sing America: La narrativa étnica." In Historia crítica de la novela norteamericana. Ed. José Antonio Gurpegui.. Salamanca: Almar, 2001. 321-88.*

Bone, Robert. The Negro Novel in America. New Haven: Yale UP, 1973.

Bruck, Peter. The Black American Short Story in the Twentieth Century. Amsterdam: BR. Grüner, 1977.

Carby, Hazel V. Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist. New York: Oxford UP, 1987. 1990.

Christian, Barbara. Black Women Novelists: The Development of a Tradition, 1892-1976.. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Ellmann, Maud. "The Power to Tell: Rape, Race and Writing in Afro-American Women's Fiction." In An Introduction to Contemporary Fiction: International Writing in English since 1970. Ed. Rod Mengham. Cambridge: Polity; Oxford and Malden (MA): Blackwell, 1999. 32-52.*

Gallego, Mar. Passing Novels in the Harlem Renaissance: Identity Politics and Textual Strategies. (Forum for European Contributions in African American Studies). Münster: Lit Verlag, 2003. (J. Weldon Johnson, Nella Larsen, George Schuyler, Jessie Redmon Fauset).

Gayle, Addison, Jr. The Way of the New World: The Black Novel in America. Garden City (NY): Doubleday, 1975.

Gloster, Hugh M. Negro Voices in American Fiction. New York: Russell and Russell, 1948.

Hedin, Raymond. "Probable Readers, Possible Stories: the Limits of Nineteenth Century Black Narrative." In Readers in History: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Contexts of Response. Ed. James L. Machor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993. 180-205.

Kubitschek, Missy Dehn. Claiming the Heritage: African-American Women Novelists and History. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1991. Rev. Studies in American Fiction 22.2 (1994).

Lanser, Susan Sniader. "African-American Personal Voice: 'Her Hungriest Lack'." In Lanser, Fictions of Authority: Women Writers and Narrative Voice. Ithaca (NY): Cornell UP, 1992. 194-220.*

Lee, A. Robert. "Storm, Whirlwind and Earthquake: Apocalypse and the African-American Novel." In Imagining Apocalypse. Ed. David Seed. Houndmills: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's, 2000. 166-80.*

Ogunyemi, Chikwenye Okonjo. "Womanism: The Dynamics of the Contemporary Black Female Novel in English." Signs 11.1 (Autumn 1985): 63-80.

Pryse, Marjorie, and Hortense J. Spillers, eds. Conjuring: Black Women, Fiction, and Literary Tradition. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1985.

Shourie, Usha. " The Legacy of Literary Images: Short Stories of Harlem Renaissance and the Black Aesthetics Movement." Visions critiques, revue sur la nouvelle de langue anglaise, V (1988)

Skinner, John. "Afro-America." In Skinner, The Stepmother Tongue: An Introduction to New Anglophone Fiction. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1998.

Smith, Valerie. Self-discovery and authority in Afro-American narrative. Cambridge (MA): Harvard UP, 1987.

Sola Buil, Ricardo. "The Dissociation of Sensibility: Black Fiction in America." Actas de los V Encuentros de Literatura Norteamericana. Ed. Manuel Górriz Villarroya. Teruel: Colegio Universitario de Teruel, Departamento de Inglés, 1986. 69-80.*

Spiller, Hortense J. "Afterword: Cross-Currents, Discontinuities, Black Women's Fiction." In Conjuring: Black Women, Fiction, and Literary Tradition. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1985.

Starke, Catherine. Black Portrait in American Fiction.  New York: Basic Books, 1971.

Stepto, Robert Burns. From Behind the Veil: A Study of Afro-American Narrative. U of Illinois P, 1979.

_____. "Distrust of the Reader in Afro-American Narratives." In Literary Criticism and Theory: The Greeks to the Present. Ed. Robert Con Davis and Laurie Finke. New York: Longman, 1989.  827-41.*

Tate, Claudia. Psychoanalysis and Black Novels: Desire and the Protocols of Race. (Race and American Culture). New York: Oxford UP, 1998. 1999. (Emma Kelley, W.E.B. Du Bois, Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen).

Valkeakari, Tuire. Religious Idiom and the African-American Novel, 1952-1998. 2007. (Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Leon Forrest, Ernest Gaines, Randall Kenan, John Edgar Wideman, Gayl Jones, and Octavia E. Butler).

Viñuela Angulo, Urbano. "La lucha por la identidad en los novelistas negros contemporáneos." Homenaje a Esteban Pujals Fontrodona. Oviedo: U de Oviedo / AEDEAN, 1982.*

Weever, Jacqueline de. Mythmaking and Metaphor in Black Women's Fiction. (Reviewed by Chidi Okonkwo) In Textual Practice 8.2 (1994).*

 

 

 

Anthologies

 

Hughes, Langston, ed. The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers. 1967.

 

 

 

 

 

Chicano / Latino fiction

 

Calderón, Héctor. "To Read Chicano Narrative: Commentary and Metacommentary." Mester 11.2 (May 1982).

Cantero, Mónica. "La mestiza: identidad y lengua en el discurso narrativo de la literatura chicana." Paper read at the conference on "Identity and Diversity: Philosophical/Philological Reflections." Madrid: UNED, Oct. 9-10, 2003.*

Christian, Karen. Show and Tell: Identity as Performance in US Latina/o Fiction. U of New Mexico P, 1997.

Eguíluz, Federico. "Perspectivas del cuento chicano." In The American Short Story: New Perspectives. Ed. C. González Groba et al. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 1997. 143-55.*

Gifra Adroher, Pere. "Myth as Resistance and Critique in Chicano South Texas Fiction." In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference of AEDEAN (Asociación Española de Estudios Anglonorteamericanos). Lleida, 17-19 December 1998. Ed. Pere Gallardo and Enric Llurda. Lleida: Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2000. 531-34.*

Hölber, Barbara. Life, Works, and Identity of Chicana Authors in America: An Analysis of Texts by Sandra Cisneros, Ana Castillo, and Gloria Anzaldúa. Graz: Karl-Franzens U, 2010.

McCracken, Ellen. New Latina Narrative: The Feminine Space of Postmodern Ethnicity. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1999.

Rebolledo, Tey Diana. "Narrative Strategies of Resistance in Hispana Writing." Journal of Narrative Technique 20.2 (1990): 134-146.*

Roland, Walter. Magical Realism in Contemporary Chicano Fiction. München, 1993.

Toader, Dan-Iulian. "Magic Realism in Chicano Literature." In aedeanXXXIII, Cádiz 12-14 Nov. 2009. Ed. R. Galán et al. CD-ROM. Cádiz: Servicio de Publicaciones, U de Cádiz, 2010.*

Walter, Roland. Magical Realism in Contemporary Chicano Fiction: Ron Arias, The Road to Tamazunchale (1975); Orlando Romero, Numbé-Year One (1976); Miguel Méndez M. The Dream of Santa María de las Piedras (1989). Frankfurt a/M: Vervuert Verlag, 1993.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish American fiction

 

Berger, Alan. Crisis and Covenant: The Holocaust in American Jewish Fiction. Albany: SUNY Press, 1985.

Juárez, Luisa. "Jewish Life Through the Short Story: A Gendered Perspective." In The American Short Story: New Perspectives. Ed. C. González Groba et al. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 1997. 267-81.*

Levine, Saul. "Jewish American Fiction and Jewish American Experience." Atlantis 1.2 (1980).

 

 

See also Bellow, Saul; Malamud, Bernard; Roth, Philip.

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