English 4384-02
Regional Perspectives in Literature
A Selected Bibliography
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Austin, Mary.  "Regionalism in American Fiction." English Journal 21
    (February 1931):  9-106.

Berry, Wendell.  "Writer and Region."  Hudson Review 60 (1987):  15-30.

Biehl, Janet.  Rethinking Ecofeminist Politics.  Boston:  South End, 1991.

Bredahl, Carl A., Jr.  New Ground:  Western American Narrative and the
    Literary  Canon. Chapel Hill:  U of North Carolina P, 1989.

Burke, John Gordon, ed.  Regional Perspectives:  An Examination of America's
    Literary Heritage.  Chicago:  American Library Association, 1973.

*Cheney, Jim.  Postmodern Environmental Ethics:  Ethics as Bioregional
    Narrative."  Environmental Ethics  11.2 (Summer 1989):  117-34.

Davidson, Donald.  Regionalism and Nationalism in the United States:  The
    Attack on Leviathan.  1938.  Ed. Russell Kirk.  New Brunswick:  Transaction
    Publishers, 1991.

Everson, William.  "Archetype West."  in Burke.  49-75.

Fairbanks, Carol.  Prairie Women:  Images in American and Canadian
    Fiction.  New Haven:  Yale UP, 1986.

*Fetterley, Judith and Marjorie Pryse.  American Women Regionalists
    1850-1910.  New York:  Norton, 1992.

Garland, Hamlin.  "Local Color in Art."  Crumbling Idols:  Twelve Essays on Art
    Dealing Chiefly with Literature, Painting, and the Drama.  Ed. Jane Johnson.
    Cambridge:  Belknap-Harvard UP, 1960.  49-55.

Jensen, Merrill, ed.  Regionalism in America.  Madison:  U of Wisconsin P, 1951.

*Jones, Suzi.  "Regionalism:  A Rhetorical Strategy." Journal of the Folklore
    Institute 13 (1976):  105-20.

*Keith, W. J. Regions of the Imagination:   The Development of British Rural
    Fiction.  Toronto:  U of Toronto P, 1988.

Kolodny, Annette.  The Lay of the Land:  Metaphor as Experience and History
    in American Life and Letters.  Chapel Hill:  U of North Carolina P, 1975.

Lopez, Barry.  "Landscape and Narrative."  Crossing Open Ground.  New York:
    Vintage Books, 1989.  61-71.

*Lowell, James Russell.  "Nationality in Literature." Literary Criticism of James
    Russell Lowell.  Ed.  Herbert F. Smith.  Lincoln:  U of Nebraska P, 1969.
    11-31.

*Mallory, William E., and Paul Simpson Housley, eds. Geography and
    Literature.  Syracuse:  Syracuse UP, 1986.

Miller, Angela.  "Everywhere and Nowhere:  The making of the National
    Landscape."  American Literary History 4 (1992):  207-29.

Odum, Howard W., and Harry Estill Moore.  American Regionalism:  A
    Cultural-Historical Approach to National Integration.  New York:  Henry
    Holt, 1938.

*Plant, Judith.  "Searching for Common Ground:  Ecofeminism and
    Bioregionalism."  Learning to Listen to the Land.  Ed.  Bill Willers.
    Washinton, DC:  Island, 1992.  212-19.

Pryse, Marjorie.  "'Distilling Essences':  Regionalism and 'Women's Culture.'"
    American Literary Realism 25.2 (Winter 1993):  1-15.

Ransom, John Crowe.  "The Aesthetics of Regionalism." American Review 2
    (1934):  290-310.

*Sale, Kirkpatrick.  Dwellers in the Land:  The Bioregional Vision.  San
    Francisco:  Sierra Club Books, 1985.

*Schlereth, Thomas J.  "Regional Culture Studies and American Culture."  Sense
    of Place: American Regional Culture. Eds. Barbara Allen and Thomas J.
    Schlereth.  Lexington:  UP of Kentucky, 1990.  164-83.

Slovic, Scott. Seeking Awareness in American Nature Writing:  Henry Thoreau,
    Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, Wendell Berry, Barry Lopez.  Salt Lake City:  U
    of Utah P, 1992.

*Snyder, Gary.  The Practice of the Wild.  San Francisco:  North Point, 1990.

*Steiner, Michael, and Clarence Mondale.  Region and Regionalism in the United
    States:  A Source Book for the Humanities and Social Sciences.  New York:
    Garland, 1988.

Stewart, George R.  "The Regional Approach to Literature." College English
    9.7 (1948):  370-71.

Tuan, Yi-Fu.  Topophilia:  A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes,
    and Values.  2nd ed.  New York:  Columbia UP, 1990.

Turner, Frederick.  Spirit of Place:  The Making of an American Literary
    Landscape.  San Francisco:  Sierra Club, 1989.

Warren, Robert Penn.  "Not Local Color."  The Virginia Quarterly Review
    7(1932):  153-60.

---.  "Some Don'ts for Literary Regionalists." American Review 8(1936):  142-50.

Welty,  Eudora.  The Eye of the Story.  New York:  Random House, 1978.
 

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