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KESSNER AND SOFIA /SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LITERARY CRITICISM
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T o k a r c z y k , M i c h e l l e M .
E.L. Doctorow: An Annotated Bibliography.
New
York: Garland, 1988. 132 p.
T r e n n e r , R i c h a r d ,
ed.
E .L. Doctorow: Essays and Conversations.
Prince­
ton: Ontario Review Press, 1983. 216 p.
The first book devoted to the study of Doctorow’s writing. Essays
presented represent the full spectrum of critical methodologies.
Stanley Elkin
B a i l e y , P e t e r J .
Reading Stanley Elkin.
Urbana: U of Illinois
P ,
1985.
220 p.
One of the primary objectives of this study of Elkin’s fiction
is to disprove the assumption among earlier critics that despite
their admiration for Elkin they find his work “shapeless, self-
indulgent, uncontrolled — in short inartistic.”
B a r g e n , D o r i s
G.
The Fiction of Stanley Elkin.
Frankfurt: Lang, 1980.
338 p.
The first book-length study of Elkin. The works are interpreted
formally and thematically and placed in the context of contem­
porary American literature. Book includes extensive interview with
Elkin.
Lillian Heilman
E s t r i n , M a r k
W.
Lillian Heilman, Plays, Films, Memoirs: A Reference
Guide.
Boston: G.K. Hall, 1980. 378 p.
R i o r d a n , M a r y M a r g u e r i t e .
Lillian Heilman: A Bibliography,
1926-1978.
Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1980. 210 p.
Includes a brief chronology of the important events of Heilman’s
career. Large part of bibliography is devoted to critical works about
Heilman.
Jerzy Kosinski
C r o n i n , G l o r i a L .
and
B l a i n e H . H a l l .
Jerzy Kosinski: An Annotated
Bibliography.
New York: Greenwood, 1991. 128 p.
L i l l y , P a u l R . J r .
Words in Search of Victims: The Achievement of Jerzy
Kosinski.
Kent: Kent State UP, 1988. 199 p.
In four chapters the author analyzes eight of Kosinski’s novels
in terms o f how he creates a fictive voice limited by what each
protagonist sees. Includes a bibliography of primary and secondary
materials about Kosinski and also an appendix that deals with the