LITERARY CRITICISM / American: General

Academic Lives
Memoir, Cultural Theory, and the University Today

The Achievement of William Styron

An Aesthetics of Junk Fiction

Alias Bill Arp
Charles Henry Smith and the South's "Goodly Heritage"

The Ambivalent Art of Katherine Anne Porter

American Childhood
Essays on Children's Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary

American Literature and the Experience of Vietnam

America’s Darwin
Darwinian Theory and U.S. Literary Culture

Apples and Ashes
Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America

An Artist in the Rigging
The Early Work of Herman Melville

Bibliography of Georgia Authors, 1949-1965

The Bioregional Imagination
Literature, Ecology, and Place

Bitter Tastes
Literary Naturalism and Early Cinema in American Women’s Writing

Borges's Poe
The Influence and Reinvention of Edgar Allan Poe in Spanish America

The Burdens of Formality
Essays on the Poetry of Anthony Hecht

A Century of Early Ecocriticism

Coming into Contact
Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice

A Companion to The Crying of Lot 49

A Companion to V.

Conserving Words
How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement

Consuming Silences
How We Read Authors Who Don't Publish

Converging Stories
Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American Literature

Creating Flannery O'Connor
Her Critics, Her Publishers, Her Readers

Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

Critical Fictions
Sentiment and the American Market, 1780–1870

Daughter of the Swan
Love and Knowledge in Eudora Welty's Fiction

Daughters of the Great Depression
Women, Work, and Fiction in the American 1930s

Daughters of Time
Creating Woman's Voice in Southern Story

Desperate Storytelling
Post-Romantic Elaborations of The Mock-Heroic Mode

Did Pocahontas Save Captain John Smith?

Disturbing Calculations
The Economics of Identity in Postcolonial Southern Literature, 1912–2002

Divided Sovereignties
Race, Nationhood, and Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century America

Don DeLillo
The Physics of Language

The Ecocriticism Reader
Landmarks in Literary Ecology

Edgar Allan Poe As Literary Critic

The Emerson Dilemma
Essays on Emerson and Social Reform

Empowering Words
Outsiders and Authorship in Early America

Environmental Renaissance
Emerson, Thoreau, and the Systems of Nature

Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race

Eudora Welty's Fiction and Photography
The Body of the Other Woman

F. Scott Fitzgerald
New Perspectives

Fables of Subversion
Satire and the American Novel

Fallen Forests
Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women's Environmental Writing, 1781-1924

A Familiar Strangeness
American Fiction and the Language of Photography, 1839–1945

The Fate of Transcendentalism
Secularity, Materiality, and Human Flourishing

Faulkner and Southern Womanhood

Faulkner and the Great Depression
Aesthetics, Ideology, and Cultural Politics

Faulkner Studies in Japan

Faulkner's Heroic Design
The Yoknapatawpha Novels

Faulkner's Place

Fiction's Inexhaustible Voice
Speech and Writing in Faulkner

Fire and Power
The American Space Program as Postmodern Narrative

Flannery O'Connor
New Perspectives

Flannery O'Connor
The Obedient Imagination

Flannery O'Connor
The Imagination of Extremity

Flannery O'Connor's Library
Resources of Being

Flannery O'Connor's South

Fleshing Out America
Race, Gender, and the Politics of the Body in American Literature, 1833–1879

The Fluent Mundo
Wallace Stevens and the Structure of Reality

Forensic Fictions
The Lawyer Figure in Faulkner

Forgiving the Boundaries
Home as Abroad in American Travel Writing

Good Observers of Nature
American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World, 1820–1885

The Gorgon's Head
A Study in Tragedy and Despair

Gravity's Rainbow, Domination, and Freedom

The Guernica Bull
Studies in the Classical Tradition in the Twentieth Century

Hawthorne and Melville
Writing a Relationship

Heart In Conflict
Faulkner's Struggles with Vocation

Historical Fictions

Hope Among Us Yet
Social Criticism and Social Solace in Depression America

Identifying Marks
Race, Gender, and the Marked Body in Nineteenth-Century America

The Immoderate Past
The Southern Writer and History

The ISLE Reader
Ecocriticism, 1993–2003

Jack London's Racial Lives
A Critical Biography

Joel Chandler Harris
A Biography and Critical Study

Joel Chandler Harris, Folklorist

John Burroughs and the Place of Nature

Keywords for Southern Studies

The Labor of Words
Literary Professionalism in the Progressive Era

The Language of the American South

The Life of the Party
Festive Vision in Modern Fiction

Literary Celebrity and Public Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Literary Cultures of the Civil War

Literary Symbiosis
The Reconfigured Text in Twentieth-Century Writing

Little Women
A Family Romance

Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison's Later Novels

The Making of Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano

Mapping Region in Early American Writing

Mark Twain & Company
Six Literary Relations

Mark Twain, Culture and Gender
Envisioning America through Europe

Mark Twain's Aquarium
The Samuel Clemens-Angelfish Correspondence, 1905–1910

Melville and His Circle
The Last Years

Melville's Art of Democracy

Melville's Later Novels

Melville's Short Fiction, 1853-1856

Nabokov's Novels in English

The Nation's Region
Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism

Navigating Souths
Transdisciplinary Explorations of a U.S. Region

The New American Novel of Manners
The Fiction of Richard Yates, Dan Wakefield, and Thomas McGuane

New World Poetics
Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott

Occupy Pynchon
Politics after Gravity's Rainbow

Our Sister Editors
Sarah J. Hale and the Tradition of Nineteenth-Century American Women Editors

Partial Faiths
Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison

Passions for Nature
Nineteenth-Century America's Aesthetics of Alienation

Phil Stone of Oxford
A Vicarious Life

Poetics and Praxis, Understanding and Imagination
The Collected Essays of O. B. Hardison Jr.

Possum and Other Receipts for the Recovery of "Southern" Being

The Presence of Grace and Other Book Reviews by Flannery O'Connor

The Prestige of Violence
American Fiction, 1962–2007

Private Novels, Public Films

Re-Writing America
Vietnam Authors in Their Generation

Reading for the Body
The Recalcitrant Materiality of Southern Fiction, 1893–1985

Reading These United States
Federal Literacy in the Early Republic, 1776–1830

Real Phonies
Cultures of Authenticity in Post-World War II America

Realism and the Birth of the Modern United States
Literature, Cinema, and Culture

Reciprocities in the Nonfiction Novel

Reconnecting with John Muir
Essays in Post-Pastoral Practice

Dualism to Holism in Literary Study

Reconstructing the Native South
American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause

Refiguring Huckleberry Finn

The Reflective Journey Toward Order
Essays on Dante, Wordsworth, Eliot, and Others

Remapping Southern Literature
Contemporary Southern Writers and the West

Renaissance in Charleston
Art and Life in the Carolina Low Country, 1900–1940

Righteous Violence
Revolution, Slavery, and the American Renaissance

Risen Sons
Flannery O'Connor's Vision of History

Romancing the Vote
Feminist Activism in American Fiction, 1870–1920

The Roots of Southern Writing
Essays on the Literature of The American South

Sacred Groves and Ravaged Gardens
The Fiction of Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers, and Flannery O'Connor

Scriptures for a Generation
What We Were Reading in the '60s

Selected Essays and Other Writings of John Donald Wade

Shades of Green
Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770–1860

The Signifying Eye
Seeing Faulkner's Art

South to the Future
An American Region in the Twenty-first Century

The Southern Hospitality Myth
Ethics, Politics, Race, and American Memory

Southern Literature and Literary Theory

A Southern Weave of Women
Fiction of the Contemporary South

The Southern Writer in the Postmodern World

Southern Writers in the Modern World

Speaking the Other Self
American Women Writers

Stories with a Moral
Literature and Society in Nineteenth-Century Georgia

Suffering Childhood in Early America
Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child Victim

Susan Fenimore Cooper
New Essays on Rural Hours and Other Works

Talking with Robert Penn Warren

This Compost
Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry

This Strange, Old World and Other Book Reviews by Katherine Anne Porter

Thomas Merton's Art of Denial
The Evolution of a Radical Humanist

Thomas Pynchon and the Dark Passages of History

Thomas Pynchon, Sex, and Gender

Thoreauvian Modernities
Transatlantic Conversations on an American Icon

Three Modes of Modern Southern Fiction
Ellen Glasgow, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe

Toward a Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism

Tracing the Essay
Through Experience to Truth

The Transcendentalists

The Trash Phenomenon
Contemporary Literature, Popular Culture, and the Making of the American Century

Traveling South
Travel Narratives and the Construction of American Identity

Trickster Lives
Culture and Myth in American Fiction

Truman Capote
A Literary Life at the Movies

Truth and Vision in Katherine Anne Porter's Fiction

Uncle Tom Mania
Slavery, Minstrelsy, and Transatlantic Culture in the 1850s

Virtue's Hero
Emerson, Antislavery, and Reform

Voice and Eye in Faulkner's Fiction

Waking Their Neighbors Up
The Nashville Agrarians Rediscovered

Walden by Haiku

Walker Percy
Books of Revelations

Walker Percy's Search for Community

Walker Percy's Voices

A Web of Words
The Great Dialogue of Southern Literature

When They Weren't Doing Shakespeare
Essays on Nineteenth-Century British and American Theatre

Where the New World Is
Literature about the U.S. South at Global Scales

White Collar Fictions
Class and Social Representation in American Literature, 1885–1925

William Faulkner
The Making of a Novelist

William Faulkner and the Southern Landscape

William Faulkner in Hollywood
Screenwriting for the Studios

William Gilmore Simms and the American Frontier

The World’s Hieroglyphic Beauty
Five American Poets

Writing Revolution
Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau