Past Updates

Past Updates

November 2017

Grillo, Evelio (Kenya C. Dworkin y Méndez)

October 2017

Anglo-Saxon Vernacular Literary Culture (Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe)
Character (Julian Murphet)
Serialization and Victorian Literature (Susan David Bernstein, Julia McCord Chavez)
The Reception of American Cinema in Japan (Hiroshi Kitamura, Keiko Sasagawa)

September 2017

Academic Novels (Rob Morris)
Adams, Henry (Edward Halsey Foster)
Agee, James (Donna Seaman)
Aiken, Conrad (Arnold E. Sabatelli)
Albee, Edward (Victoria D. Sullivan)
Alcott, Louisa May (Angela M. Garcia)
Alger, Horatio (Glen Hendler)
Algren, Nelson (Bill Savage)
Alvarez, Julia (Kathrine Varnes)
Ammons, A. R. (Aaron K. DiFranco)
Anderson, Sherwood (Nancy Bunge)
Angelou, Maya (Stefanie K. Dunning)
Ashbery, John (Susan M. Schultz)
Auden, W. H. (Philip Hobsbaum)
Baldwin, James (Greg Miller)
Banks, Russell (Lani Wolf)
Barnes, Djuna (Joy Arbor)
Barth, John (Ian Bickford)
Barthelme, Donald (Ian Bickford)
Beattie, Ann (Donna Seaman)
Bellow, Saul (Sanford Pinsker)
Benét, Stephen Vincent (Paul Johnston)
Berry, Wendell (Aaron K. DiFranco)
Berryman, John (Philip Hobsbaum)
Bierce, Ambrose (Molly McQuade)
Bishop, Elizabeth (Tyler Hoffman)
Black Arts Movement (William R. Nash)
Black Mountain Poetry (Lacy Schutz)
Bradstreet, Anne (Daniel G. Brayton)
Brodkey, Harold (Philip Bufithis)
Brooks, Gwendolyn (William R. Nash)
Buck, Pearl S. (Amanda Fields)
Bukowski, Charles (Mark Conway)
Burroughs, William S. (Chuck Carlise)
Capote, Truman (Charles Robert Baker)
Carver, Raymond (James P. Austin)
Cather, Willa (Susan J. Rosowski)
Cheever, John (Scott Donaldson)
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Robert M. Dowling)
Chicago Renaissance (Molly McQuade)
Chopin, Kate (Robin Kemp)
Collins, Billy (Mark Conway)
Confessional Poetry (Philip Hobsbaum)
Cooper, James Fenimore (Charles Robert Baker)
Crane, Hart (Cornelius Browne)
Crane, Stephen (Mark Richardson)
Creeley, Robert (Lacy Schutz)
Cummings, E. E. (Kate Cone)
Dana, Richard Henry (Richard Everett)
de Tocqueville, Alexis (Kathryn W. Kemp)
Delillo, Don (Joseph Dewey)
Dickey, James (Henry Hart)
Dickinson, Emily (Molly McQuade)
Didion, Joan (Joy Arbor)
Dillard, Annie (Ian Bickford)
Doctorow, E. L. (Patrick A. Smith)
Dos Passos, John (Robert M. Dowling)
Douglass, Frederick (Mark Richardson)
Dreiser, Theodore (Jerome Loving)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (Mark Richardson)
Dunbar, Paul Laurence (David L. Dudley)
Edwards, Jonathan (Jane Beal)
Eliot, T. S. (Philip Hobsbaum)
Elkin, Stanley (David Ryan)
Ellison, Ralph (William R. Nash)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo (Sheldon W. Liebman)
Erdrich, Louise (Amanda Fields)
Faulkner, William (Charles Hannon)
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Paul Sullivan)
Ford, Richard (Brian Henry)
Franklin, Benjamin (H. W. Brands)
Freneau, Philip (Theresa M. Welford)
Frost, Robert (Tyler Hoffman)
Gardner, John (Tanya E. C. Jarvik)
Garland, Hamlin (Jen Hirt)
Gay Literature: Poetry and Prose (Edward Halsey Foster)
Ginsberg, Allen (Chuck Carlise)
Gioia, Dana (Mark Royden Winchell)
Glasgow, Ellen (Susan Goodman)
Glück, Louise (Janna King)
Gunn, Thom (Theresa M. Welford)
H. D. (Doolittle, Hilda) (Mark Richardson)
Hacker, Marilyn (Yerra Sugarman)
Hapgood, Hutchins (Robert M. Dowling)
Harlem Renaissance (William R. Nash)
Harte, Bret (Nicolas S. Witschi)
Hawthorne, Nathaniel (Alfred Bendixen)
Hayden Carruth (Mark Conway)
Hayden, Robert (Christopher Buck)
Hecht, Anthony (Gerry Cambridge)
Heller, Joseph (Pauls Toutonghi)
Hellman, Lillian (William Wright)
Hemingway, Ernest (Charles Robert Baker)
Henry, O. (Robert M. Dowling)
Hoagland, Edward (Michael Rosovsky)
Howard, Richard (Benjamin Ivry)
Howells, William Dean (Susan Goodman)
Hughes, Langston (J. D. Scrimgeour)
Hugo, Richard (Lacy Schutz)
Hurston, Zora Neale (Susan Butterworth)
Irving, John (Laurie Champion)
Irving, Washington (Charles Robert Baker)
Italian American Literature (Thomas J. Ferraro)
Jackson, Laura Riding (Anett Jessop)
James, Henry (Jonathan Freedman)
Jarrell, Randall (Philip Hobsbaum)
Jeffers, Robinson (Gerry Cambridge)
Jewett, Sarah Orne (Karen L. Kilcup)
Jewish American Fiction (Morris Dickstein)
Jong, Erica (Ellen McGrath Smith)
Jordan, June (Zack Rogow)
Justice, Donald (Emily R. Grosholz)
Kazin, Alfred (Zack Rogow)
Kennedy, William (Lani Wolf)
Kerouac, Jack (Ian Bickford)
Kincaid, Jamaica (Greg Miller)
King, Stephen (Kathleen A. Heininge)
Kingston, Maxine Hong (Kella Svetich)
Kinnell, Galway (Sean McDonnell)
Kushner, Tony (Josef Raab)
Lardner, Ring (Jen Hirt)
Lazarus, Emma (Yerra Sugarman)
Levertov, Denise (Lacy Schutz)
Levine, Philip (Christopher Buckley)
Lewis, Sinclair (Richard Lingeman)
Lindsay, Vachel (Matthew J. Caballero)
Literary Theory in America (Patrick Colm Hogan)
Little Magazines (Michael Barsanti)
London, Jack (Robert Niemi)
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (Susan Balée, Dana Gioia)
Lopez, Barry (Paul Johnston)
Lowell, Amy (Joy Arbor)
Lowell, Robert (Henry Hart)
Loy, Mina (Anett Jessop)
Mailer, Norman (J. Michael Lennon)
Malamud, Bernard (Sanford Pinsker)
Mamet, David (J. Chris Westgate)
Masters, Edgar Lee (Matthew J. Caballero)
Mather, Cotton (Adam Scott Miller)
Matthews, William (Matthew J. Caballero)
Matthiessen, Peter (Patrick A. Smith)
McCarthy, Cormac (Kimberly Lewis)
McCarthy, Mary (Wendy Martin, Sharon Becker)
McClatchy, J. D. (Heather Stephenson)
McCullers, Carson (Louis H. Palmer III)
McNally, Terrence (Karma Waltonen)
McPhee, John (Jan Goggans)
Melville, Herman (Benjamin Ivry)
Mencken, H. L. (Edward A. (Sandy) Martin)
Merrill, James (Willard Spiegelman)
Merwin, W. S. (Sean McDonnell)
Metafiction (Jerome Klinkowitz)
Millay, Edna St. Vincent (Gerry Cambridge)
Miller, Arthur (Philip Parry)
Miller, Henry (David Ryan)
Momaday, N. Scott (Arnold E. Sabatelli)
Morrison, Toni (Kristine Yohe)
Nabokov, Vladimir (Ellen Pifer)
Naturalism and Realism (Gary Scharnhorst)
Nature Writing: Poetry (Aaron K. DiFranco)
Naylor, Gloria (Amanda Fields)
New York School of Poets (Catherine Daly)
Norris, Frank (Jan Goggans)
Oates, Joyce Carol (Maile Chapman)
O'Brien, Tim (Judith Kitchen)
O'Connor, Flannery (Susan Balée)
O'Hara, John (James P. Austin)
Olds, Sharon (Janet McCann)
O'Neill, Eugene (Philip Parry)
Ostriker, Alicia (Rachel Barenblat)
Ozick, Cynthia (Elaine M. Kauvar)
Paley, Grace (Ellen McGrath Smith)
Parker, Dorothy (Joy Arbor)
Pinsky, Robert (James Longenbach)
Plath, Sylvia (Caitriona O'Reilly)
Poe, Edgar Allan (Thomas Wright)
Ponsot, Marie (Marilyn Hacker)
Popular Fiction (John Sutherland)
Porter, Katherine Anne (Denise Larrabee)
Pound, Ezra (Michael Coyle)
Proletarian Literature (Robert Niemi)
Prose, Francine (Lani Wolf)
Proulx, Annie (Robert M. Dowling)
Pynchon, Thomas (David Ryan)
Ransom, John Crowe (Gerry Cambridge)
Reading Culture in Japan (Andrew T. Kamei-Dyche)
Reed, Ishmael (Lynn Orilla Scott)
Rich, Adrienne (Claire Keyes)
Robinson, Edwin Arlington (Scott Donaldson)
Roethke, Theodore (Gerry Cambridge)
Roth, Henry (Lani Wolf)
Roth, Philip (William H. Pritchard)
Rukeyser, Muriel (Jan Heller Levi)
Salinger, J. D. (Brian Henry)
Sandburg, Carl (Robert M. Dowling)
Schwartz, Delmore (Frederick Ethan Fischer)
Sentimental Literature (Mary Louise Kete)
Sexton, Anne (Ellen McGrath Smith)
Shepard, Sam (Philip Parry)
Silko, Leslie Marmon (Amanda Fields)
Simic, Charles (Henry Hart)
Singer, Isaac Bashevis (James A. Lewin)
Smith, Dave (Kimberly Lewis)
Snyder, Gary (Aaron K. DiFranco)
Soto, Gary (Steven P. Schneider)
Stafford, Jean (Christopher Jane Corkery)
Stafford, William (Robin Kemp)
Stegner, Wallace (Lani Wolf)
Stein, Gertrude (Dina Ripsman Eylon)
Steinbeck, John (Stephen K. George)
Stern, Gerald (Kimberly Lewis)
Stevens, Wallace (James Longenbach)
Stevenson, Anne (Emily R. Grosholz)
Stone, Robert (Cates Baldridge)
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (Lorinda B. Cohoon)
Strand, Mark (Andrew Zawacki)
Styron, William (Paul Sullivan)
Swenson, May (Joy Arbor)
Tarkington, Booth (Charles Robert Baker)
Tate, Allen (Edward Halsey Foster)
Tate, James (Arnold E. Sabatelli)
Taylor, Edward (Adam Scott Miller)
Taylor, Peter (Robert Wilson)
The Beat Movement (Chuck Carlise)
The Essay in America (Jenny Spinner)
The Long Poem (Burton Hatlen)
The New Critics (Philip Hobsbaum)
The New Formalism (Gerry Cambridge)
The New Journalism (Danielle Hinrichs)
The Short Story in America (Laurie Champion)
Theater in America (Brenda Murphy)
Thoreau, Henry David (Thomas S. Hart)
Thurber, James (Pegge Bochynski)
Trilling, Lionel (Sanford Pinsker)
Twain, Mark (Ron Powers)
Updike, John (Patricia B. Heaman)
Very, Jones (Gerry Cambridge)
Vidal, Gore (Jay Parini)
Vonnegut, Kurt (Jerome Klinkowitz)
Walcott, Derek (Gerry Cambridge)
Walker, Alice (Stefanie K. Dunning)
War Literature (Pauls Toutonghi)
Welty, Eudora (Wendy Martin, Sharon Becker)
West Coast School (Catherine Daly)
West, Nathanael (Jane Goldman)
Wheatley, Phillis (David L. Dudley)
White, E. B. (Arnold E. Sabatelli)
White, Edmund (Jerry Phillips)
Whitman, Walt (Jerome Loving)
Wideman, John Edgar (Arnold E. Sabatelli)
Wilbur, Richard (Gerry Cambridge)
Wilder, Thornton (Philip Parry)
Williams, Tennessee (John A. Bertolini)
Wilson, August (Josef Raab)
Wilson, Edmund (Melissa Knox)
Wolfe, Thomas (Mark Royden Winchell)
Wolff, Tobias (Pauls Toutonghi)
Wright, Charles (Henry Hart)
Wright, James (Gerry Cambridge)
Wright, Richard (Mark Richardson)
Writing as a Woman in the Twentieth Century (Wendy Martin, Sharon Becker)

August 2017

July 2017

Literary and Economic Value (Joshua Clover, Christopher Nealon)

June 2017

Illustrated Victorian Fiction (Mary Elizabeth Leighton, Lisa Surridge)
Radical Children's Literature (Julia L. Mickenberg)
Southern Gothic Literature (Thomas Ærvold Bjerre)

May 2017

Australian Poetry, 1940s-1960s (Peter Kirkpatrick)
Laughter and Literature (Anca Parvulescu)
Micropoetries (Maria Damon)
Nineteenth-Century Southern Literature (Lisa Hinrichsen, Michael Pitts)
Pakistani-English Writing (Muneeza Shamsie)

April 2017

Carl Schmitt's Literary Criticism (Peter Uwe Hohendahl)

March 2017

Crossover Literature (Sandra L. Beckett)
Speculative Fiction (Marek Oziewicz)

February 2017

Aisthesis and Literature (David Vichnar, Louis Armand)
Irish Modernism (Lauren Arrington)

January 2017

Fairy-Tale Symbolism: An Overview (Francisco Vaz da Silva)

December 2016

The Oxford Movement (Elisabeth Jay)

November 2016

The Salem Witch Trials (Abram C. Van Engen)

October 2016

19th-Century Southern Literature (Lisa Hinrichsen, Michael Pitts), summary
Book History in Finland (Tuija Laine, Kirsti Salmi-Niklander), summary
Carl Schmitt's Literary Criticism (Peter Uwe Hohendahl), summary
Contemporary Southern Literature (Christopher Lloyd), summary
E-text (Niels Ole Finnemann), summary
Factory Girl Literature (Ruth Barraclough), summary
Illustrated Victorian Fiction (Mary Elizabeth Leighton, Lisa Surridge), summary
J. L. Borges in Argentina (Geraldine Rogers), summary
Print Culture in Colonial Australia (Susan Martin), summary
Printers and the Scottish Diaspora (David Finkelstein), summary
Proletarian Literature Reconsidered (Bill V. Mullen), summary
Reading Culture in Japan (Andrew T. Kamei-Dyche), summary
Reading Reception in the Digital Era (DeNel Rehberg Sedo), summary
Right-Wing Literature in America (Carol Mason), summary
Serialization in Australasia (Graham Law), summary
The Environment in Australian Literature (Tony Hughes-d'Aeth), summary
The Literatures of Chinese Australia (Wenche Ommundsen), summary

November 2015

Australian Poetry—1940s-1960s (Peter Kirkpatrick) (summary)

July 2015

Speculative Fiction (Marek Oziewicz) (summary)

June 2015

The Chapter in Western Literature (Nicholas Dames) (summary)