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  Abbey, Edward, The Monkeywrench Gang (1975): analysis
  Abish, Walter, How German Is It (1980): analysis
  Adams, Henry
  Adler, Renata, Speedboat (1976): analysis
  Aiken, Conrad, “Herman Melville” (1958)
  Alcott, Louis May, Little Women (1868,69): how radical Feminists revised Little Women
  Alcott, Louis May, 46 brief responses to Little Women
  Alcott, Louisa May
  Aldington, Richard The Evening (c 1915) imagist poem
  Amis, Kingsley (British), Stanley and the Women (1985): 3 reviews
  Anderson, Sherwood, Winesburg, Ohio (1919), story cycle: analysis by story
  Anderson, Sherwood, 30 critics discuss Winesburg, Ohio
  Anderson, Sherwood, Poor White (1920): analysis by 7 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, Dark Laughter (1925): analysis by 5 critics
  Anderson, Philip B. “An Ode to Deconstruction” (c.1988): satire
  Anderson, Sherwood, Winesburg, Ohio (1919): complete linear analysis by story
  Anderson, Sherwood, “The Book of the Grotesque”: analysis
  Anderson, Sherwood, “Hands”: analysis by 6 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, “Paper Pills”: analysis
  Anderson, Sherwood, “Mother”: analysis by 2 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, “Nobody Knows”: analysis
  Anderson, Sherwood, “The Thinker”: analysis
  Anderson, Sherwood, “The Teacher”: analysis
  Anderson, Sherwood, “An Awakening”: analysis by 2 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, “‘Queer'”: analysis by 2 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, “The Untold Lie”: analysis by 3 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, “Sophistication”: analysis by 3 critics
  Anderson, Sherwood, “The Egg” (1921): analysis
  Angell, Barbara, “Ulabel Lume” (c.1990): parody of Poe
  Angell, Barbara, “Ulabel Lume” (c.1955): parody of Poe
  Atwood, Margaret, Surfacing (1972): analysis
  Auden, W. H., “Herman Melville” (1933)
  Bankhead, Tallulah (1902-1968), politically incorrect quotations
  Bankhead, Tallulah
  Banks, Russell, Continental Drift (1985): analysis
  Barlow, Joel, humor from “The Hasty Pudding” (1796)
  Barlow, Joel, from “The Hasty Pudding” (1796): humor
  Barnes, Djuna, Nightwood (1936): analysis by 8 critics
  Barth, John, Giles Goat Boy (1966): analysis by 5 critics
  Barth, John
  Barth, John, “Lost in the Funhouse” (1967): commentary by Barth
  Barth, John, Lost in the Funhouse (1968): analysis
  Barthelme, Donald
  Barthelme, Donald, “Paraguay” (1968): commentary by Barthelme
  Baum, Lyman Frank, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900): analysis by 2 critics
  Bellamy, Edward, Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888): analysis
  Bellow, Saul, Dangling Man (1944): analysis by 6 critics
  Bellow, Saul, The Victim (1947): analysis by 7 critics
  Bellow, Saul, The Adventures of Augie March (1953): analysis by 11 critics
  Bellow, Saul, Seize the Day (1956): analysis by 4 critics
  Bellow, Saul, Henderson the Rain King (1959): analysis by 11 critics
  Bellow, Saul, Herzog (1964): analysis by 4 critics
  Bellow, Saul, Mister Sammler's Planet (1970): analysis by 2 critics
  Bellow, Saul, Humboldt’s Gift (1975): analysis by 4 critics
  Bellow, Saul, The Dean’s December (1982): analysis
  Bellow, Saul
  Benchley, Robert (1889-1945), witty quotations
  Benchley, Robert
  Berra, Yogi (1925- ), wacky quotations: unintentional humor
  Berra, Yogi
  Berry, D. C., “Godiva” (c.2009): parody of Sylvia Plath
  Berry, D. C., “Godiva” (c.2009): parody of Sylvia Plath
  Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?), quotations: bitter wit
  Bierce, Ambrose, from “Our Tales of Sentiment” (c.1900): parody of popular fiction
  Bierce, Ambrose
  Bierce, Ambrose, “An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge”: analysis by 4 critics
  Bierce, Ambrose, “Chickamauga”: analysis
  Bierce, Ambrose, “The Boarded Window”: analysis
  Billings, Josh (1818-1885), humorous deadpan quotations
  Billings, Josh
  Bishop, Elizabeth, “The Fish” (1955): analysis
  Black Elk, humor from Black Elk Speaks (1932)
  Black Elk
  Black Hawk of the Sac
  Bogan, Louise, “The Dream” (1954): analysis
  Bowles, Paul, The Sheltering Sky (1949): analysis by 10 critics
  Boyle, T. Coraghassen, Water Music (1982): analysis
  Brackenridge, Hugh H., from Modern Chivalry (1792-1815): satire
  Brackenridge, Hugh H., Modern Chivalry (1792-1815): analysis by 7 critics
  Bradford, William, humor from Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 (1642)
  Bradford, William
  Bradstreet, Anne, “The Flesh and the Spirit” (1678): analysis
  Bradstreet, Anne, “A Letter to Her Husband” (1678): analysis
  Bradstreet, Anne
  Brant of the Mohawks
  Brautigan, Richard, Trout Fishing in America (1967): analysis by 2 critics
  Brooks, Gwendolyn, “A Song in the Front Yard” (1945)
  Brooks, Gwendolyn, “Sadie and Maud” (1945)
  Brooks, Gwendolyn, “We Real Cool” (1966)
  Brown, Charles Brockden, Wieland (1798): analysis by 4 critics
  Brown, William Wells, Clotel; or, The President's Daughter (1853): commentary
  Brown, Charles Brockden
  Bryant, William Cullen, “Thanatopsis” (1817): analysis
  Bryant, William Cullen, “The Prairies” (1832): analysis
  Bugeja, Michael J., “The Influence of William Carlos Williams” (2009)
  Burroughs, William, Naked Lunch (1959): review
  Butler, Judith, first prize for bad writing (1998): unintentional humor
  Capote, Truman, Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948): analysis by 9 critics
  Capote, Truman, In Cold Blood (1965): analysis by 3 critics
  Carlisle, Andrea, “Emily Dickinson’s To-Do List” (1996): humor
  Carlisle, Andrea, “Emily Dickinson's To-Do List” (1996)
  Carver, Raymond, “Neighbors” (1976): analysis
  Carver, Raymond, “Cathedral” (1981): analysis
  Carver, Raymond, “Boxes” (1987): review
  Castaneda, Carlos, Journey to Ixtlan (1972): commentary by 11 critics
  Castaneda, Carlos
  Cather, Willa, O Pioneers! (1913): analysis by 12 critics
  Cather, Willa, The Song of the Lark (1915): analysis by 6 critics
  Cather, Willa, My Antonia (1918): analysis by Wallace Stegner
  Cather, Willa, 10 critics discuss My Antonia
  Cather, Willa, One of Ours (1922): analysis by 2 critics
  Cather, Willa, A Lost Lady (1923): analysis by 9 critics
  Cather, Willa, The Professor's House (1925): analysis by chapter
  Cather, Willa, 12 critics discuss The Professor's House
  Cather, Willa, My Mortal Enemy (1926): analysis by 3 critics
  Cather, Willa, Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927): analysis by 9 critics
  Cather, Willa
  Chesterton, G. K., (British), “After Walt Whitman” (c .1894-1936): parody
  Chesterton (English), G. K., “After Walt Whitman” (c.1894-1936): parody
  Chicchinelli, Eugene, Underwater Rodeo: The Saga of a Deep Sea Diver (2000): review
  Underwater Rodeo: Saga of a Deep Sea Diver (2000), Eugene Chicchinelli

  Chopin, Kate, The Awakening (1899): analysis by chapter
  Chopin, Kate, The Awakening: concise analysis
  Chopin, Kate, 37 critics discuss The Awakening
  Chopin, Kate, 46 critics differ over the ending of The Awakening
  Chopin, Kate, “Desiree's Baby” (1893): analysis by 2 critics
  Chopin, Kate, “A Respectable Woman” (1894): analysis
  Chopin, Kate, “The Story of an Hour” (1894): analysis by 2 critics
  Chopin, Kate, “Athenaise” (1895): analysis
  Chopin, Kate, “The Storm” (1898): analysis
  Clark, John Abbot, “The Love Song of F. Scott Fitzgerald” (c.1955): parody of T. S. Eliot
  Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, The Ox-Bow Incident (1940): analysis by 3 critics
  Clark, John Abbot, “The Love Song of F. Scott Fitzgerald” (c.1955): humor
  Collins, Billy, “Taking Off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes” (1998): humor
  Collins, Billy, “Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes” (1998): humor
  Cooper, James Fenimore, The Leatherstocking Saga (1823-41): overview
  Cooper, James Fenimore,The Prairie (1827): analysis in detail
  Cooper, James Fenimore
  Cope, Wendy (English), “Waste Land Limericks” (1986): parody of T. S. Eliot
  Cope, Wendy (British), “Waste Land Limericks” (1986): parody of T. S. Eliot
    Apocalypse Now (1979), by John Milius & Francis Ford Coppola
  Crace, John (English), “The Crying of Lot 49” (2008): parody of Thomas Pynchon
  Cranch, Christopher, “Gnosis” (1844)
  Crane, Stephen, “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” (1898): analysis of humor
    The Red Badge of Courage (1895) by Stephen Crane, adapted by John Huston (1951)
  Crane, Stephen, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893): analysis by 28 critics
  Crane, Stephen, The Red Badge of Courage (1895): analysis by chapter
  Crane, Stephen, 36 critics discuss The Red Badge of Courage
  Crane, Hart, “Black Tambourine” (1926): analysis
  Crane, Hart, “At Melville's Tomb” (1926): analysis by Crane and 3 critics
  Crane, Hart, “To Emily Dickinson” (1926)
  Crane, Hart, The Bridge (1930): analysis by 15 critics
  Crane, Stephen, 6 free verse pre-Imagist poems (1895-99): commentary
  Crane, Stephen
  Crane, Stephen, “The Veteran” (1896): analysis
  Crane, Stephen, “The Open Boat” (1897): analysis by section
  Crane, Stephen, “The Blue Hotel” (1898): analysis by section
  Crane, Stephen, “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” (1898): analysis of humor
  Crane, Stephen, “The Monster” (1898): analysis by 3 critics
  Crane, Stephen, “The Monster”: fictional film adaptation (2005)
  Crane, Stephen, “An Episode of War” (1899): analysis
  Crèvecoeur, Hector St. John de
  Cullen, Countee, “Incident” (1925)
  Cullen, Countee, “Yet Do I Marvel” (1925)
  cummings, e. e., “nobody loses all the time” (1926): humor
  cummings, e. e., Him (1927): analysis
  cummings, e. e., “chanson innocent” (1923): analysis
  cummings, e.e., “Portrait” (1926): analysis
  cummings, e.e., “since feeling is first” (1926)
  cummings, e.e., “nobody loses all the time” (1926): humor
  cummings, e.e., “somewhere i have never travelled” (1931)
  cummings, e.e., “anyone lived in a pretty how town” (1940): analysis
  Cunningham, J. V. (1911-1985), witty quotations in verse
  Cunningham, J. V., 32 witty verses (1942-57)
  Cunningham, J. V.
  Dacey, Philip, “Amherst with Fries” (1999): humorous homage to Dickinson
  Dacey, Philip, “Amherst with Fries” (1999), homage to Dickinson: humor
  Davis, H. L., from Honey in the Horn (1935): frontier humor
  Davis, H. L., Honey in the Horn (1935): analysis
  DeForest, John W., Miss Ravenel's Conversion (1867): analysis by 4 critics
  DeLillo, Don, from White Noise (1985): satire of decadent higher education
  DeLillo, Don, The Names (1982): analysis by 7 critics
  DeLillo, Don, White Noise (1985): analysis by chapter
  DeLillo, Don, 30 critics discuss White Noise
  DeLillo, Don, Feminist misreading of White Noise debunked
  DeLillo, Don, Libra (1988): analysis by 4 critics
  DeLillo, Don, Underworld (1997): analysis by 2 critics
  DeLillo, Don, summaries of 10 novels by DeLillo: commentary by 3 critics
  DeLillo, Don
  DeVries, Peter (1910-1993), witty quotations
  DeVries, Peter
  Dickenson, Emily (1830-1886), witty quotations
  Dickinson, Emily, “Papa above!” #61 (c.1859): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “Success is counted sweetest” #67 (c.1859): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “Exultation is the going” #76 (c.1859): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “These are the days when Birds come back” #130 (c.1860): analysis by 5 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I'm ‘wife' – I've finished that” #199 (c.1860): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “I taste a liquor never brewed” #214 (c.1860): analysis by 7 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I like a look of Agony” #241 (c.1861): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “Wild Nights! -- Wild Nights!” #249 (c.1861): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “There's a certain Slant of light” #258 (c.1861): analysis by 12 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I felt a Funeral in my Brain” #280 (c.1861): analysis by 8 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I got so I could take [hear?] his name” #293 (c.1861): analysis by 3 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “The Soul selects her own Society” #303 (c.1862): analysis by 4 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “There came a Day at Summer's full” #322 (1861): analysis by 4 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “After great pain, a formal feeling comes” #341 (c.1862): analysis by 7 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I read my sentence – steadily” #412 (c.1862): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “I died for Beauty” #449 (c.1862): analysis by 2 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I heard a Fly buzz when I died” #465 (c.1862): analysis by10 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “This World is not Conclusion” #501 (1862): analysis by 3 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I'm ceded – I've stopped being Theirs” #508 (c.1862): analysis by 6 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I started Early -- Took my Dog” #520 (1862): analysis by 7 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “I like to see it lap the Miles” #585 (1862): analysis by 4 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “A still – Volcano – Life” #601 (c.1862): analysis by 4 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “Because I could not stop for Death” #712 (c.1863): analysis by 17 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “My Life had stood -- a Loaded Gun” #754 (c.1863): analysis by 9 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “My Faith is larger than the Hills” #766 (c.1863): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “I felt a Cleaving in my Mind” #937 (c.1864): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “A narrow Fellow in the Grass” #986 (c.1865): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “Further in Summer than the Birds” #1068 (c.1866): analysis by 8 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “Title divine – is mine!” #1072 (c.1862): analysis by 6 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant” #1129 (c.1868): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “He preached upon ‘Breadth' till it argued him narrow” #1207 (c.1872): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “A Route of Evanescence” #1463 (c.1879): analysis by 7 critics
  Dickinson, Emily, “As imperceptibly as Grief” # 1540 (c.1865): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily, “Of God we ask one favor” #1601 (c.1884): analysis
  Dickinson, Emily
  Didion, Joan, Play It As It Lays (1970): analysis by 3 critics
  Doolittle, Hilda (H. D.), “The Pool” (c.1915): Imagist poems
  Doolittle, Hilda (H.D.) “Oread” (c.1915): Imagist poems
  Dos Passos, John, Three Soldiers (1921): analysis by 4 critics
  Dos Passos, John, Manhattan Transfer (1925): analysis by 6 critics
  Dos Passos, John, U.S.A. trilogy (1930-36): analysis by 14 critics
  Douglass, Frederick
  Doulis, Thomas, The Open Hearth (2000): review
  The Open Hearth (2000), Thomas Doulis

  Washington Square, adapted by Carol Doyle (1997)
  Dreiser, Theodore, 24 critics discuss Sister Carrie
  Dreiser, Theodore, An American Tragedy (1925): analysis by 12 critics
  Dreiser, Theodore
  Drew, George, “Apparently Someone in the Department” (2004): satire of Political Correctness (PC)
  Drew, George, “Apparently Someone in the Department” (2004): satire of PC
  Dugan, Alan, “Funeral Oration for a Mouse” (1961)
  Dunbar, Paul, “Theology” (1899): humor
  Dunbar, Paul, “We Wear the Mask” (c.1895)
  Dunbar, Paul, “Theology” (1899): humor
  Dunbar, Paul, “Harriet Beecher Stowe” (1899): tribute
  Dunbar, Paul Laurence
  Duncan, David James, The River Why? (1983): 7 reviews
  The River Why? (1983), David James Duncan

  Eastman, Max
  Eberhart, Richard, “Emily Dickinson” (c.1930)
  Eberhart, Richard, “The Groundhog” (c.1960): analysis by 2 critics
  Eberhart, Richard, “Worldly Failure” (1960): on Robert Frost
  Eberhart, Richard, “To William Carlos Williams” (1988)
  Edwards, Jonathan
  Eliot, T. S., Murder in the Cathedral (1935): analysis by 5 critics
  Eliot, T.S., The Family Reunion (1939): analysis by 3 critics
  Eliot, T.S., The Cocktail Party (1949): analysis by 5 critics
  Eliot, T. S., “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915): analysis by 15 critics
  Eliot, T.S., “Portrait of a Lady” (1917): analysis by 3 critics
  Eliot, T.S., “Sweeney Among the Nightingales” (1918): analysis by 2 critics
  Eliot, T.S., “Gerontion” (1920): analysis by 6 critics
  Eliot, T.S., “The Waste Land” (1922): analysis by 25 critics
  Eliot, T.S., 12 basic principles in reading “The Waste Land”
  Eliot, T.S., “The Hollow Men” (1925): analysis by 6 critics
  Eliot, T.S., “Ash Wednesday” (1930): analysis by 3 critics
  Eliot, T.S., Four Quartets (1943): analysis by 9 critics
  Eliot, T. S.
  Ellison, Ralph, Invisible Man (1952): analysis by chapter
  Ellison, Ralph, Invisible Man: review by Saul Bellow
  Ellison, Ralph, 40 critics discuss Invisible Man
  Ellison, Ralph
  Embry, Mead (pseudonym), “Me Studies” (2013): satire of narcissistic PC professors
  Emerson, Ralph Waldo, “Concord Hymn” (1837,1847)
  Emerson, Ralph Waldo, “Brahma” (1856): analysis
  Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  Erdrich, Louise, Love Medicine (1984,1993): analysis by 5 critics
  Erdrich, Louise, The Beet Queen (1986): analysis by 2 critics
  Erdrich, Louise, Tracks (1988): analysis by 4 critics
  Erdrich, Louise, summaries of 8 novels by Erdrich: commentary
  Faulkner, William, humor from The Sound and the Fury (1929)
  Faulkner, William, from As I Lay Dying (1930)
  Faulkner, William, from “Red Leaves” (1930)
  Faulkner, William, from “A Justice” (1931)
  Faulkner, William, from The Hamlet (1940)
  Faulkner, William, 23 parodies of Faulkner
  Faulkner, William, Soldier's Pay (1926): analysis by 4 critics
  Faulkner, William, Mosquitoes (1927): analysis by 4 critics
  Faulkner, William, Sartoris (1929): analysis by 4 critics
  Faulkner, William, The Sound and the Fury (1929): analysis by section
  Faulkner, William, 50 critics discuss The Sound and the Fury
  Faulkner, William, As I Lay Dying (1930): analysis by 15 critics
  Faulkner, William, Sanctuary (1939): analysis by 15 critics
  Faulkner, William, Light in August (1932): analysis by 15 critics
  Faulkner, William, Absalom, Absalom (1936): analysis by 21 critics
  Faulkner, William, The Wild Palms (1939): analysis by 6 critics
  Faulkner, William, The Hamlet (1940): analysis by 11 critics
  Faulkner, William, Go Down, Moses (1942): analysis by 4 critics
  Faulkner, William, The Bear (1942): analysis by 15 critics
  Faulkner, William, Intruder in the Dust (1948): analysis by 5 critics
  Faulkner, William, A Fable (1954): analysis by 15 critics
  Faulkner, William, The Snopes Trilogy commentary
  Faulkner, William
  Faulkner, William, “That Evening Sun” (1930): analysis by 3 critics
  Faulkner, William, “A Rose for Emily” (1930): analysis by 23 critics
  Faulkner, William, “Red Leaves” (1930): analysis by 2 critics
  Faulkner, William, “Dry September” (1931): analysis by 2 critics
  Faulkner, William, “A Justice” (1931): analysis by section
  Faulkner, William, “Raid” (1934): analysis by 2 critics
  Faulkner, William, “Wash” (1934): analysis by 2 critics
  Faulkner, William, “An Odor of Verbena” (1938): analysis by section
  Fifield, A. J., rejection letter (c.1920s): parody of Gertrude Stein
    The Great Gatsby (1925) by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted by Richard Maibaum (1948)
    The Great Gatsby, adapted by Francis Ford Coppola (1974)
  The Great Gatsby, adapted by John McLoughlin (2000)
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, This Side of Paradise (1920): analysis by 8 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, The Beautiful and Damned (1922): analysis by 3 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, The Great Gatsby (1925): analysis by chapter
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, 50 critics discuss The Great Gatsby
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, why Gatsby is great
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, The Great Gatsby, best film adaptation (2000): analysis
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, Tender Is the Night (1936): analysis by 12 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, The Last Tycoon (1941): analysis by 12 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, “Winter Dreams” (1922): analysis by 6 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz” (1922): analysis by 2 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, “The Rich Boy” (1926): analysis by 5 critics
  Fitzgerald, F. Scott, “Babylon Revisited” (1935): analysis by 2 critics
  Fletcher, John Gould, “The Skaters” (c.1915): Imagist poems
  Ford, Richard, The Sportswriter (1986): analysis
  Franklin, Benjamin, wit from The Silence Dogood Papers (1722)
  Franklin, Ben “Model of a letter of recommendation of a person you are unacquainted with” (1777)
  Franklin, Ben, from The Autobiography (1789): humor
  Franklin, Ben, “Epitaph for Himself”: wit
  Franklin, Benjamin
  Freeman, Mary Wilkins, “A Village Singer” (1891): analysis of humor
  Freeman, Mary Wilkins, “A Village Singer” (1891): analysis of humor
  Freneau, Philip, “The Wild Honey Suckle” (1786): analysis
  Freneau, Philip, “The Indian Burying-Ground” (1787) : analysis
  Freneau, Philip, “On the Uniformity and Perfection of Nature” (1815): analysis
  Frost, Robert, “Departmental” (1949): satirical fable of bureaucracy
  Frost, Robert, “Mowing” (1913): analysis by 2 critics
  Frost, Robert, “The Death of the Hired Man” (1914): analysis by 2 critics
  Frost, Robert, “After Apple-Picking” (1914): analysis by 10 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Mending Wall” (1914,1919): analysis by 8 critics
  Frost, Robert, “The Road Not Taken” (1915,1916): analysis by 7 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Birches” (1916): analysis by 9 critics
  Frost, Robert, “The Hill Wife” (1916): analysis by 3 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Fire and Ice” (1920,1923): analysis by 4 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (1923): analysis by 16 critics
  Frost, Robert, “A Lone Striker” (1933): analysis by 2 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Two Tramps in Mud-Time” (1934): analysis by 7 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Desert Places” (1936): analysis by 7 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Design” (1936): analysis by 11 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Neither out far Nor in Deep” (1936): analysis by 5 critics
  Frost, Robert, “The Gift Outright” (1942): analysis by 6 critics
  Frost, Robert, “Departmental” (1949): humor
  Frost, Robert
  Fuller, Roy, “The Love Song of J. Omar Khayyam” (1973): parody of T. S. Eliot
  Fuller, Margaret
  Gaddis, William, The Recognitions (1955): analysis by 3 critics
  Gaddis, William, JR (1975): analysis
  Gaines, Ernest J., The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1971): analysis by 3 critics
  Gardner, Isabella, “To Thoreau on Rereading Walden” (1955)
  Garry, Patrick, In the Shadow of War (2006): review
  Garry, Patrick, Saving Faith (2007): review
  In the Shadow of War (2006), Patrick Garry

  Saving Faith (2007), Garry

  Goldwyn, Samuel (1879-1974), quotations: unintentional humor
  Goldwyn, Samuel
    Reds (1981), by Warren Beatty & Trevor Griffiths
  Guthrie, A. B., The Big Sky (1947): commentary
  Hall, Donald, “The Impossible Marriage” (1986): of Dickinson & Whitman
  Hall, Donald “The Impossible Marriage” (1986): humor
  Harte, Bret, “Muck-a-Muck” (1867): parody of Cooper
  Harte, Bret “Tennessee’s Partner” (1870): analysis of humor
  Harte, Bret, “Tennessee's Partner” (1870): analysis of humor
  Hawkes, John, Second Skin (1964): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, The Scarlet Letter (1850): analysis by chapter
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, The Scarlet Letter: concise analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 50 critics discuss The Scarlet Letter
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, The House of the Seven Gables (1851): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, The Blithedale Romance (1852): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, The Blithedale Romance fictional film adaptation (2005): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, The Marble Faun (1860): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “The Maypole of Merry Mount” (1836): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “The Gentle Boy” (1832): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “Young Goodman Brown” (1835): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “Roger Malvin's Burial” (1832): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “The Minister's Black Veil” (1836): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “The Birthmark” (1843): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “Rappaccini's Daughter” (1844): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “Rappaccini's Daughter” (2004): fictional film adaptation
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “The Artist of the Beautiful” (1844): analysis
  Hawthorne, Nathaniel, “Main Street” (1849): analysis
  Hecht, Anthony, “Samuel Sewall” (1954)
  Hecht, Ben
  Heller, Joseph, Catch-22 (1961): analysis by 7 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, humor from The Sun Also Rises (1926)
  Hemingway, Ernest, 23 parodies of Hemingway
    The Sun Also Rises (1926) by Ernest Hemingway, NBC television miniseries (1984)
    A Farewell to Arms (1929) by Hemingway, adapted by Benjamin Glazer & Oliver Garrett (1932)
    A Farewell to Arms, adapted by Ben Hecht (1957)
  For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) by Hemingway, adapted by Dudley Nichols (1943)
    The Old Man and the Sea (1952) by Hemingway, adapted by Peter Viertel (1958)
  Hemingway, Ernest, In Our Time (1925): linear analysis by story
  Hemingway, Ernest, The Sun Also Rises (1926): analysis by chapter
  Hemingway, Ernest, 30 critics discuss The Sun Also Rises
  Hemingway, Ernest, A Farewell to Arms (1929): analysis by 21 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, To Have and to Have Not (1937): analysis by 10 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940): analysis by 13 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, For Whom the Bell Tolls film adaptation (1943): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, Across the River and into the Trees (1950): analysis by 9 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, The Old Man and the Sea (1952): analysis in detail
  Hemingway, Ernest, The Old Man and the Sea: review by William Faulkner
  Hemingway, Ernest, 16 critics discuss The Old Man and the Sea
  Hemingway, Ernest, The Garden of Eden (1985), edition censored by Feminists: analysis by 10 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Sing a song of critics” (1927): disdain
  Hemingway, Ernest
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Up in Michigan” (1921): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Up in Michigan”: fictional film adaptation
  Hemingway, Ernest, “On the Quai at Smyrna” (1925): analysis by 3 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Indian Camp” (1925): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Indian Camp”: fictional film adaptation
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife” (1925): analysis by 5 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The End of Something” (1925): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Three-Day Blow” (1925): analysis by 3 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Battler” (1925): analysis by 2 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “A Very Short Story” (1925): analysis by 4 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Soldier's Home” (1925): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Revolutionist” (1925): analysis by 2 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Mr. and Mrs. Elliot” (1925): analysis by 4 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Cat in the Rain” (1925): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Cat in the Rain”: fictional film adaptation
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Out of Season” (1925): analysis by 4 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Cross-Country Snow” (1925): analysis by 4 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “My Old Man” (1925): analysis by 4 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Big Two-Hearted River” (1925): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, 10 critics discuss “Big Two-Hearted River”
  Hemingway, Ernest, “L'Envoi” (1925): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, In Our Time (1925): overall analysis of collection
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Alpine Idyll” (1926): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Killers” (1927): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” (1927): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”: fictional film adaptation
  Hemingway, Ernest, 10 critics discuss “a Clean, Well-Lighted Place”
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Hills Like White Elephants” (1927): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Hills Like White Elephants”: fictional film adaptation
  Hemingway, Ernest, “Ten Indians” (1927): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Sea Change” (1931): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio” (1933): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Light of the World” (1933): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Wine of Wyoming” (1933): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” (1936): analysis by 8 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” (1936): analysis by 2 critics
  Hemingway, Ernest, “The Capital of the World” (1936): analysis
  Hemingway, Ernest, “African Betrayal” (1986): analysis by 5 critics
  Henry, O., “Blue Blotch of Cowardice” (1986): parody of Stephen Crane
  Henry, O.
  Hoffenstein, Samuel, “Miss Millay Says Something Too” (1928): parody
  Hoffenstein, Samuel, “Miss Millay Says Something Too” (1928): parody
  Hollister, Michael, “Jonathan Edwards” (2004): fictional comic biopic
  Hollister, Michael, “Pinchy Ciphering”: satire of Thomas Pynchon (2009)
  Hollister, Michael, “Barthelbe Brothers Mortuary”: satire of Donald & Frederick Barthelme (2009)
  America as a Symbol: brief history and 130 quotations
  “American Authors” (c.1848), group portrait before Melville, Thoreau, Whitman
  American authors most prized by book collectors (1991)
  The Awakening: 46 critics differ on the ending
  Belief in God in American literature
  Christ-evoking figures in American literature: 50 examples
  Emily Dickinson’s poetry: 18 transcendental characteristics
  Feminists censor Hemingway’s last novel
  The Great Gatsby: Why Gatsby is great
  Huckleberry Finn: rebuttals to aesthetic and racial criticisms
  Moby-Dick: 21 different interpretations of the white whale
  Model of Metaphors
  Nature in American literature: 6 perspectives
  Socialism opposed in American literature: 40 writers quoted
  http://amerlit.com/documents/documents.php?document=SIGNS   irony
  metaphor
  symbol
  archetype
  allegory
  obj. correlative
  iceberg principle
  dissociation
  individuation
  puritan
  pastoral
  transcendental
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894), witty quotations
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell, from “The Deacon’s Masterpiece” (1858): satire of collapsing Calvinism
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell, “Old Ironsides” (1830): commentary
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell, from “The Deacon's Masterpiece” (1858): satire
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell, “The Chambered Nautilus” (1858): commentary
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell
  Houghton, Firman, “Mr. Frost Goes South to Boston” (1961): parody
  Houghton, Firman, “Mr. Frost Goes South to Boston” (1961): parody
  Howells, William Dean, The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885): analysis by 12 critics
  Howells, William Dean
  Hughes, Langston, “Florida Road Workers” (1927): analysis
  Imagist poems: 12 examples
  Ionesco, Eugene (French), The Lesson (1954): analysis
  Irving, Washington, from A History of New York (1809): humor
  Irving, John, from The World According to Garp (1978): satire of radical Feminism
  Irving, John, The World According to Garp (1978): analysis
  Irving, John, The Hotel New Hampshire (1981): analysis by 3 critics
  Irving, John, The Cider House Rules (1985): analysis by 2 critics
  Irving, John, A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989): analysis by 2 critics
  Irving, John
  Irving, Washington
  Irving, Washington, “Rip Van Winkle” (1819): analysis
  Irving, Washington, “The Legend of Sleep Hollow” (1819): analysis
  Irving, Washington, “The Wife” (1819): analysis
  Jackson, Shirley, “The Lottery” (1949): analysis
  James, Clive (Australian), from “Robert Lowell’s Notebook” (1986): parody
  James, Clive (Australian), “Richard Wilbur’s Faberge Egg Factory” (1986): parody
  James, Henry, “Portrait of a Bluestocking,” from The Bostonians (1886): satire of radical Feminism
  James, Henry, 5 parodies of James
    Washington Square (1878) by Henry James, retitled The Heiress (1949), by Ruth & Augustus Goetz
  The Bostonians (1886) by Henry James, adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1984)
  James, Henry, Daisy Miller (1879): analysis by chapter
  James, Henry, Washington Square (1881): analysis of best film adaptation (1997)
  James, Henry, The Portrait of a Lady (1881): analysis by 16 critics
  James, Henry, The Bostonians (1886): analysis by 12 critics
  James, Henry, The Bostonians film adaptation (1984): analysis
  James, Henry, The Turn of the Screw (1898): analysis by 20 critics
  James, Henry, The Wings of the Dove (1902): analysis by 10 critics
  James, Henry, The Ambassadors (1903): analysis by 12 critics
  James, Henry, The Golden Bowl (1904): analysis by 6 critics
  James, Clive (Australian), from “Robert Lowell's Notebook” (1986): parody
  James, Clive, “Richard Wilbur's Faberge Egg Factory” (1986): parody
  James, Henry
  James, Henry, “The Beast in the Jungle” (1903): analysis by section
  James, Henry, “The Jolly Corner” (1908): analysis by 11 critics
  Jarrell, Randall, “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” (1948)
  Jeffers, Robinson, “Ocean” (1954)
  Jefferson, Thomas
  Jewett, Sarah Orne, The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896): analysis by 9 critics
  Jewett, Sarah Orne, “A White Heron” (1886): analysis
  Jewett, Sarah Orne, “A White Heron”: fictional film adaptation (2005)
  Jones, James, From Here to Eternity (1951): analysis by 4 critics
  Joseph of the Nez Perce
  Joyce, Joyce (Irish), “The Waste Land” (1925): parody of T. S. Eliot
  The Dead (1914) by Irish writer James Joyce, adapted by John Huston (1987)
  Joyce, James (Irish), Ulysses (1922): commentary
  Joyce, James (Irish), “The Waste Land” (1925): parody of Eliot
  Joyce, James, “Clay” (1914): analysis
  Joyce, James, “The Dead” film adaptation (1987): analysis
  The Big Chill (1983), by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek
  Kennedy, X. J., “Emily Dickinson Leaves a Message to the World, Now That Her Homestead in Amherst Has an Answering Machine” (1992)
  Kennedy, X. J., “Emily Dickinson Leaves a Message to the World, Now That Her Homestead in Amherst Has an Answering Machine” (1992)
  Kennedy, John F.
  Kerouac, Jack, On the Road (1958): analysis
  Kerouac, Jack
    One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962) by Ken Kesey, by Lawrence Hauben & Bo Goldman (1975)
  Kesey, Ken, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962): analysis by 15 critics
  Kesey, Ken, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest film adaptation (1975): analysis
  Kesey, Ken, Sometimes a Great Notion (1964): analysis by 2 critics
  King, Stoddard, “Poem for Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday” (1926): wit
  King, Stoddard, “Poem for Benjamin Franklin's Birthday” (1926): humor
  King, Martin Luther Jr.
  Kingston, Maxine Hong, The Woman Warrior (1976), blended genres: analysis by 21 critics
  Kingston, Maxine, China Men (1980): analysis by 6 critics
  Kingston, Maxine, Tripmaster Monkey (1989): analysis by 4 critics
  Kinnell, Galway, “For William Carlos Williams” (1960)
  Kinnell, Galway, “The Deconstruction of Emily Dickinson” (1994)
  Knox, Ronald, “Battology” (1927): parody of Gertrude Stein
  Koch, Kenneth, “Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams” (2005): parody
  Koch, Kenneth, “Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams” (2005): parody
  Kosinkski, Jerzy, Being There (1970): analysis
  Kumin, Maxine, “After the Poetry Reading” (1996)
  Lang, Andrew (Scot), “Brahma” (c.1864-1912): parody of Emerson
  Lang, Andrew (Scot), “Brahma” (c.1864-1912): parody of Emerson
  LeGuin, Ursula K., The Lathe of Heaven (1971): analysis
  Lesley, Craig Winterkill (1984) review
  Lewis, Sinclair, Speech by George F. Babbitt to Zenith Real Estate Board, from Babbitt (1922): satire
  Lewis, Sinclair, “Virga Vay & Allan Cedar” (1945), text: satire
  Lewis, Sinclair, Main Street (1920): analysis by 10 critics
  Lewis, Sinclair, Babbitt (1922): analysis by 12 critics
  Lewis, Sinclair, Arrowsmith (1925): analysis by 7 critics
  Lewis, Sinclair, Elmer Gantry (1927): analysis by 2 critics
  Lewis, Sinclair, Dodsworth (1929): analysis by 5 critics
  Lewis, Sinclair, It Can't Happen Here (1935): analysis by 4 critics
  Lewis, Sinclair, “Virga Vay & Allen Cedar” (1945), text: humor
  Lincoln, Abraham, self-deprecating humor (c.1860)
  Lincoln, Abraham
  London, Jack, The Call of the Wild (1903): analysis by 3 critics
  London, Jack, The Sea Wolf (1904): analysis by 4 critics
  London, Jack, Martin Eden (1909): analysis by 6 critics
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, “A Psalm of Life” (1838): analysis by 2 critics
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, “The Rainy Day” (1842)
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, “The Slave's Dream” (1842)
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, “The Day is Done” (1844)
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
  Lowell, James Russell, “Margaret Fuller as Minerva” (1848): satire
  Lowell, Amy, “Meditation” (c.1915): Imagist poems
  Lowell, James Russell, from “A Fable for Critics” (1848): on Emerson, Bryant, Hawthorne, Cooper, Fuller,
  Lowell, Robert, “Mr. Edwards and the Spider” (1944): analysis
  Lowell, Robert, “Skunk Hour” (1959): analysis
  Lowell, Robert, “Words for Hart Crane” (1959)
  Lowell, Robert, “T. S. Eliot” (1969)
  Lowell, Robert, “Ezra Pound” (1969)
  Lowell, Robert, “Robert Frost” (1969)
  Lowell, James Russell
  Luce, Clare Boothe, quotations
  Luce, Clare Boothe
  Lummis, C. F., “A Poe-em of Passion” (c.1882): parody of Poe
  Lummis, C. F., “A Poe-em of Passion” (c.1882): parody
  Lytle, Andrew, The Velvet Horn (1957): analysis
  MacLeish, Archibald, “Ars Poetica” (1915): credo
  Mailer, Norman, The Naked and the Dead (1948): analysis by 5 critics
  Mailer, Norman, The Deer Park (1955): analysis by 6 critics
  Malamud, Bernard, A New Life (1961): analysis by quotation
    Oleanna (1992), by David Mamet
  Mamet, David, Oleanna (1992): analysis by act
  Mamet, David
  March, William, “The Little Wife” (1930): analysis
  Markham, Edwin, “The Man with the Hoe” (1899)
  Mason, Bobbie Ann, Shiloh and Other Stories (1982): review
  McCarthy, Cormac, The Orchard Keeper (1965): analysis by 5 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, Outer Dark (1968): analysis by 6 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, Child of God (1973): analysis by 7 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, Suttree (1979): analysis by 11 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, Blood Meridian (1985): analysis by 20 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, All the Pretty Horses (1992): analysis by 12 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, No Country for Old Men (2005): analysis by 4 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac, The Road (2006): analysis in detail
  McCarthy, Cormac, God in The Road: analysis by 4 critics
  McCarthy, Cormac
  McCarthy, Mary
  McComb, Jack F., “The RPM” (1973): parody of Ken Kesey
  McCullers, Carson, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1949): analysis by 18 critics
  McElroy, Joseph, Plus (1977): analysis by 2 critics
  McGinley, Phyllis, “The Theology of Jonathan Edwards” (1957): wit
  McGinley, Phyllis, “The Theology of Jonathan Edwards” (1957): wit
  McGuane, Thomas, Panama (1978): analysis
  McKay, Claude, “America” (1922)
  McKay, Claude, “The White City” (1922)
  McPherson, James Alan, Elbow Room (1977): commentary
  Melville, Herman, humor from Moby-Dick (1851)
  Moby-Dick (1851) by Herman Melville, adapted by John Huston (1956)
  Billy Budd (1891) by Herman Melville, adapted by Peter Ustinov (1962)
  Melville, Herman, Typee (1846): analysis by 9 critics
  Melville, Herman, Omoo (1847): analysis by 5 critics
  Melville, Herman, Mardi (1849): analysis by 8 critics
  Melville, Herman, Redburn (1849): analysis by 3 critics
  Melville, Herman, White-Jacket (1850): analysis by 3 critics
  Melville, Herman, Moby-Dick (1851): analysis in detail
  Melville, Herman, 30 key metaphors in Moby-Dick: concise analysis
  Melville, Herman, 50 critics discuss Moby-Dick
  Melville, Herman, 21 different interpretations of the white whale: brief quotations
  Melville, Herman, Pierre (1852): analysis by 7 critics
  Melville, Herman, Pierre fictional film adaptation (2005): analysis
  Melville, Herman, Benito Cereno (1855): analysis by 16 critics
  Melville, Herman, The Confidence-Man (1857): analysis by 8 critics
  Melville, Herman, Billy Budd (1891): analysis by chapter
  Melville, Herman, Billy Budd: general analysis
  Melville, Herman, Billy Budd: analysis of film adaptation (1962)
  Melville, Herman, “Art” (1891)
  Melville, Herman
  Melville, Herman, “The Lightning-Rod Man” (1853): analysis by 3 critics
  Melville, Herman, “Bartleby the Scrivener” (1855): analysis by 10 critics
  Melville, Herman, “The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids” (1855): analysis by 3 critics
  Melville, Herman, “I and My Chimney” (1856): analysis by 2 critics
   Mencken, H. L. (1880-1956), witty quotations
  Mencken, H. L.
  Millay, Edna St. Vincent, “What Lips My Lips Have Kissed” (1923): analysis
  Miller, Arthur, All My Sons (1947): analysis by 4 critics
  Miller, Arthur, Death of a Salesman (1949): analysis by 32 critics
  Miller, Arthur, The Crucible (1953): analysis by 18 critics
  Miller, Arthur, A View from the Bridge (1955): analysis by 3 critics
  Miller, Arthur
  Momaday, N. Scott, House Made of Dawn (1968): analysis by 4 critics
  Momaday, N. Scott, The Way to Rainy Mountain (1969), mixed genres: analysis by 20 critics
  Monsour, Leslie, “Emily's Words” (1990): homage
  Moore, Marianne, “Poetry” (1921-51): analysis
  Moore, Marianne, “Critics and Connoisseurs” (1924): analysis
  Moore, Marianne, “What Are Years?” (1941): analysis by 2 critics
  Moore, Marianne
  Morley, Christopher, “Epitaph for Any New Yorker” (1920): wit
  Morley, Christopher, “Epitaph for Any New Yorker” (1920): humor
  Morris, Wright, The Field of Vision (1956): analysis by 2 critics
  Morrison, Toni, The Bluest Eye (1970): analysis by 25 critics
  Morrison, Toni, Sula (1973): analysis by 25 critics
  Morrison, Toni, Song of Solomon (1977): analysis by 21 critics
  Morrison, Toni, Song of Solomon: review by Reynolds Price
  Morrison, Toni, Tar Baby (1981): analysis by 17 critics
  Morrison, Toni, Tar Baby: review by John Irving
  Morrison, Toni, Beloved (1987): analysis by 23 critics
  Morrison, Toni, Beloved: review by Margaret Atwood
  Morrison, Toni, Jazz (1992): analysis by 7 critics
  Morrison, Toni, Jazz: review by Edna O'Brien
  Morrison, Toni, Paradise (1998): analysis
  Morrison, Toni
  National Association of Scholars “Trigger Warning” contest (2014): satire of Political Correctness
  Nash, Ogden, humorous quotations in verse
  Nash, Ogden, “Kindly Unhitch That Star, Buddy” (1933)
  Nash, Ogden, “Portrait of the Artist as a Prematurely Old Man” (1934)
  Nash, Ogden, “I Never Even Suggested It” (1940)
  Nash, Ogden, “Golly, How Truth Will Out” (1940)
  Nash, Ogden, “The Purist” (1938)
  Nash, Ogden, 42 witty verses (1933-53)
  Nash, Ogden, “Kindly Unhitch That Star, Buddy” (1933): humor
  Nash, Ogden, “Portrait of the Artist as a Prematurely Old Man” (1934): analysis
  Nash, Ogden, “The Purist” (c.1938): humor
  Nash, Ogden, “I Never Even Suggested It” (1940): humor
  Nash, Ogden, “Golly, How Truth Will Out” (1940): humor
  Nash, Ogden
  Nemerov, Howard, “Santa Claus” (1960): satire
  Nemerov, Howard, “Santa Claus” (1960): analysis
  Nemerov, Howard, “Style” (1967)
  Norris, Frank, “The Green Stone of Unrest”: parody of Stephen Crane
    McTeague (1901) by Frank Norris, retitled Greed (1924), adapted by Erich von Stroheim
  Norris, Frank, McTeague (1899): analysis by 17 critics
  Norris, Frank, The Octopus (1901): analysis by 15 critics
  Norris, Frank
  Oates, Joyce Carol, Black Water (1992): analysis
  Wise Blood (1952) by Flannery O’Connor, adapted by John Huston (1979)
  Odets, Clifford, Waiting for Lefty (1934): analysis by 4 critics
  Troll Hunter (2010), by Andre Ovredal (Norwegian)
  O'Brien, Tim, Going after Cacciato (1979): analysis by 2 critics
  O'Brien, Tim, The Things They Carried (1990): analysis
  O'Brien, Tim, “Landing Zone Bravo” (1979): analysis
  O’Connor, Flannery, “Revelation” (1964), text: humor
  O'Connor, Flannery, Wise Blood (1952): analysis by chapter
  O'Connor, Flannery, 14 critics discuss Wise Blood
  O'Connor, Flannery, Wise Blood film adaptation (1979): analysis
  O'Connor, Flannery, The Violent Bear It Away (1960): analysis by 8 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery
  O'Connor, Flannery, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” (1955): analysis by 7 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “The Displaced Person” (1955): analysis by 7 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “Revelation” (1955), text: humor
  O'Connor, Flannery, “Revelation”: analysis by 7 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “The Artificial Nigger” (1955): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “Greenleaf” (1956): analysis
  O'Connor, Flannery, “Everything That Rises Must Converge” (1961): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “The Lame Shall Enter First” (1962): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “Parker's Back” (1964): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Connor, Flannery, “Judgement Day” (1964): analysis by 4 critics
  O'Hara, John, “Over the River and through the Wood” (1934): analysis
  O'Neill, Eugene, Beyond the Horizon (1920): analysis by 2 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, The Emperor Jones (1920): analysis by 4 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, Anna Christie (1921): analysis by 4 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, The Hairy Ape (1922): analysis by 3 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, Desire Under the Elms (1924): analysis by 8 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, The Great God Brown (1926): analysis by 4 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, Lazarus Laughed (1927): analysis by 3 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, Strange Interlude (1928): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, Mourning Becomes Electra (1931): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, Long Day's Journey into Night (1956): analysis by 5 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene, The Iceman Cometh (1946): analysis by 3 critics
  O'Neill, Eugene
  Paglia, Camille
  Paine, Thomas
  Parker, Dorothy (1893-1967), witty quotations
  Parker, Dorothy, 67 witty lines & verses (1919-61)
  Parker, Dorothy
  Pastan, Linda, “Emily Dickinson” (1971)
  Pastan, Linda, “Remembering Frost at Kennedy's Inauguration” (2004)
  Paterson, Andrea, “Because I Could Not Dump” (1981): parody of Dickinson
  Paterson, Andrea, “Because I Could Not Dump” (1981): parody of Dickinson
  Paulson, A. B., from “University Life” (1997): satire of Political Correctness
  Paulson, A. B., Watchman Tell Us of the Night (1987): 2 reviews
  Watchman Tell Us of the Night (1987), A. B. Paulson

  Paulson, A. B., “University Life” (1997): analysis
  Paulson, A. B., “University Life,” excerpt: humor
  Percy, Walker, The Moviegoer (1961): analysis
  Perelman, SJ quotations
  Perelman, S. J.
  Phillips, Wendell
  Plath, Sylvia, The Bell Jar (1963): analysis
  Poe, Edgar Allan, from “Never Bet the Devil Your Head” (1841): satire of Emerson
  Poe, Edgar Allan, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838): analysis by chapter
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “To Helen” (1831): analysis by 2 critics
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “Ulalume” (1847): analysis by 6 critics
  Poe, Edgar Allan
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “Ligeia” (1835): analysis
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “William Wilson” (1840): analysis
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “The Fall of the House of Usher” (1840): analysis by 2 critics
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” (1841): commentary
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “Never Bet the Devil Your Head” (1841), excerpt: humor
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “The Masque of the Red Death” (1841): analysis
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “The Black Cat” (1843): analysis by 2 critics
  Poe, Edgar Allan, “The Cask of Amontillado” (1846): analysis
  Porter, Katherine Anne, Noon Wine (1937): analysis by 2 critics
  Porter, Katherine Anne, Ship of Fools (1962): analysis by 5 critics
  Porter, Katherine Anne
  Porter, Katherine Anne, “Maria Concepcion” (1922): analysis
  Porter, Katherine Anne, “Flowering Judas” (1930): analysis by 4 critics
  Porter, Katherine Anne, “Flowering Judas”: fictional film adaptation (2005)
  Porter, Katherine Anne, “He” (1930): analysis
  Porter, Katherine Anne, “Hacienda” (1932): analysis
  Porter, Katherine Anne, “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” (1935): analysis by 2 critics
  Pound, Ezra, “In a Station of the Metro” (1910): analysis by 4 critics
  Pound, Ezra, “L'Art” (1910): Imagist poems
  Pound, Ezra, “A Pact,” with Walt Whitman (1916)
  Pound, Ezra, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920): analysis by 7 critics
  Pound, Ezra, “Portrait d'une Femme” (1926): analysis
  Pound, Ezra, “Canto XLV” (1937): analysis
  Pound, Ezra, from “Canto LXXXI” (1940): analysis
  Pound, Ezra, Cantos (1919-70): analysis by 9 critics
  Pound, Ezra
  Proudfit, David Law, “Prehistoric Smith” (c.1897): humor
  Proudfit, David Law, “Prehistoric Smith” (c.1897): humor
  Pushmataha of the Choctaws
  Pynchon, Thomas, from The Crying of Lot 49 (1966): humor
  Pynchon, Thomas, V (1963): analysis by 18 critics
  Pynchon, Thomas, The Crying of Lot 49 (1966): analysis by chapter
  Pynchon, Thomas, 25 critics discuss The Crying of Lot 49
  Pynchon, Thomas, Gravity's Rainbow (1973): analysis by 34 critics
  Pynchon, Thomas
  Pynchon, Thomas, “Entropy” (1960): analysis by 13 critics
  Randall, Dudley, “Booker T. and W. E. B.” (1969)
  Reed, Ishmael, Reckless Eyeballing (1986): analysis
  Reider, Curtis H., “Stein and Hemingway and Joyce” (c.1930s): humor
  Rice, Elmer, The Adding Machine (1923): analysis by 6 critics
  Rich, Adrienne, “Diving into the Wreck” (1973)
  Rich, Adrienne, “'I Am in Danger -- Sir –‘” (c.1950-99)
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Miniver Cheevy” (1910): analysis of humor
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Mr. Flood’s Party” (1920): analysis of humor
  Robinson, Marilynne, Housekeeping (1981): analysis by chapter
  Robinson, Marilynne, 3 critics discuss Housekeeping
  Robinson, Marilynne, Gilead (2004): 6 reviews
  Robinson, Marilynne, Home (2008): 6 reviews
  Robinson, Marilynne, Lila (2014): 10 reviews
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Credo” (1896): analysis
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “L'Envoi” (1897): analysis
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Miniver Cheevy” (1910): analysis by 5 critics
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Richard Cory” (1910): analysis by 2 critics
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Walt Whitman” (c.1910)
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Eros Turannos” (1916): analysis
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “The Dark Hills” (1920): analysis
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “Mr. Flood's Party” (1920): analysis by 3 critics
  Robinson, Edwin Arlington, “The Sheaves” (1925)
  Robinson, Marilynne
  Roethke, Theodore, “Papa's Waltz” (1950): analysis
  Roethke, Theodore, “The Waking” (1953)
  Rogers, Will (1879-1935), humorous quotations
  Rogers, Will
  Ross, Alan, “Radar” (1954): analysis
  Roth, Philip, Portnoy's Complaint (1969): analysis by 2 critics
  Roth, Philip, American Pastoral (1997): analysis
  Roth, Philip
  Rukeyser, Muriel, “This Place in the Ways” (1948)
  Rukeyser, Muriel, “Double Dialogue: Homage to Robert Frost” (1994)
  Salinger, J. D., Catcher in the Rye (1951): analysis by 21 critics
  Salinger, J. D.
  Salinger, J. D., “Uncle Wiggley in Connecticut” (1948): analysis
  Salinger, J. D., “For Esme—with Love and Squalor” (1950): analysis by 9 critics
  Sandburg, Carl, “The Fog” (c.1915): Imagist poems
  Sandburg, Carl, “To the Ghost of John Milton” (1928): analysis
    On the Waterfront (1954), by Budd Schulberg
  Scott, Winfield, “The U.S. Sailor with the Japanese Skull” (1945): analysis
  Seeger, Alan, “Ode in Memory of the American Volunteers for France” (1916)
  Sewall, Samuel, humor from Diary (1720)
  Sexton, Anne, “Her Kind” (1960)
  Shapiro, Karl, “The Fly” (c.1944)
  Silko, Leslie Marmon, Ceremony (1977): analysis
  Simpson, Louis, “Squeal” (1957): parody of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” (1955)
  Simpson, Louis, “Squeal” (1957): parody of “Howl” (1955), Allen Ginsberg
  Simpson, Louis, “In California” (1963)
  Snodgrass, W. D., “Powwow” (1962): analysis
  Sogoyewapha of the Senecas
  Sontag, Susan, Death Kit (1967): analysis
  Sontag, Susan, “The Way We Live Now” (1987): review
  Sorrentino, Gilbert, Mulligan Stew (1979): analysis
  Stafford, William, “Traveling through the Dark” (1960): analysis
  Stafford, William, “At the Robert Frost Memorial” (1982)
  Stafford, William, “Understanding Poetry, by William Carlos Williams and Wallace Stevens” (1987)
  Steele, Wilbur Daniel, “The Man Who Saw through Heaven” (1927): analysis
  Stegner, Wallace, humor from All the Little Live Things (1967)
  Stegner, Wallace, The Big Rock Candy Mountain (1943): analysis by 10 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, The Preacher and the Slave (1950); retitled Joe Hill (1969): analysis by 3 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, Genesis (1959): analysis by 5 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, Wolf Willow (1962), blended genres: analysis by 4 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, All the Little Live Things (1967): analysis by chapter
  Stegner, Wallace, Angle of Repose (1971): analysis by 13 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, The Spectator Bird (1976): analysis
  Stegner, Wallace, Crossing to Safety (1987): review
  Stegner, Wallace
  Stegner, Wallace, “The Volcano” (1944): analysis by 2 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, “The Women on the Wall” (1949): analysis by 2 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, “The Women on the Wall”: commentary by Stegner
  Stegner, Wallace, “The Blue-Winged Teal” (1950): analysis by 2 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, “The Sweetness of the Twisted Apples” (1950): analysis by 2 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, “The Traveler” (1951): analysis
  Stegner, Wallace, “Field Guide to the Western Birds” (1956): analysis by 2 critics
  Stegner, Wallace, Historical survey of the American short story (1957)
  Stein, Gertrude, “Picasso” (1909): analysis
  Stein, Gertrude
  The Grapes of Wrath (1939) by John Steinbeck, adapted by Nunnally Johnson & John Ford (1940)
  Steinbeck, John, Tortilla Flat (1935): analysis by 4 critics
  Steinbeck, John, In Dubious Battle (1936): analysis by 7 critics
  Steinbeck, John, Of Mice and Men (1937): analysis by 8 critics
  Steinbeck, John, The Red Pony (1938): analysis
  Steinbeck, John, The Grapes of Wrath (1939): analysis by 30 critics
  Steinbeck, John, The Grapes of Wrath film adaptation (1940): analysis
  Steinbeck, John, Cannery Row (1944): analysis by 4 critics
  Steinbeck, John, East of Eden (1953): analysis by 7 critics
  Steinbeck, John
  Steinbeck, John, “The Chrysanthemums” (1938): analysis
  Steinbeck, John, “The Snake” (1938): analysis
  Steinbeck, John, “Flight” (1938): analysis
  Steinem, Gloria, “What It Would Be Like If Women Win” (1970): unintentional humor
  Stevens, Wallace, “Sunday Morning” (1915): analysis by stanza
  Stevens, Wallace, 10 critics discuss “Sunday Morning”
  Stevens, Wallace, “Anecdote of the Jar” (1916): analysis by 5 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “Le Monocle de Mon Oncle” (1923): analysis by 2 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “Peter Quince at the Clavier” (1923): analysis by 3 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” (1923): analysis by 3 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “The Comedian as the Letter C” (1923): analysis by 4 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “A High-Toned Old Christian Woman” (1923): analysis
  Stevens, Wallace, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” (1923): analysis by 4 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “The Idea of Order at Key West” (1935): analysis by 3 critics
  Stevens, Wallace, “The Glass of Water” (1942): analysis
  Stevens, Wallace, “Notes toward a Supreme Fiction” (1942): analysis by 4 critics
  Stevens, Wallace
  Stevenson, Adlai
  Stone, Robert, Dog Soldiers (1974): analysis
  Stone, Robert, Children of Light (1985): review
  Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852): analysis by 4 critics
  Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  Strong, George A., “What Hiawatha Probably Did” (1856): parody of Longfellow
  Strong, George A., “What Hiawatha Probably Did” (1856): parody
  Styron, William, Lie Down in Darkness (1951): analysis by 3 critics
  Styron, William, Set This House on Fire (1960): analysis
  Styron, William, The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967): analysis by 6 critics
  Styron, William, Sophie's Choice (1979): analysis by 3 critics
  Styron, William
  Sullivan, Frank R. “Life Is a Bowl of Eugene O’Neills” (1931): satire
  Symons, Julian (British), “Hart Crane” (c.1938)
  Taggard, Genevieve, “With Child” (1922)
  Taylor, Edward, “Preface, God's Determinations” (c.1682): analysis
  Taylor, Edward, “Housewifery” (c.1682): analysis
  Tecumseh of the Shawnee
  Thompson, William Henry, “The High Tide at Gettysburg” (1888)
  Thoreau, Henry David, Walden (1854): analysis by chapter
  Thoreau, Henry David, 40 critics discuss Walden
  Thoreau, Henry David, “My Life Is Like a Stroll upon the Beach” (1849)
  Thoreau, Henry David
  Thurber, James (1894-1961), humorous quotations
  Thurber, James, “The Owl Who Was God” (1940): fable
  Thurber, James
  Timrod, Henry, “Ode”: to the Confederate Dead (1867)
  Tocqueville, Alexis de
  Toole, John Kennedy, humor from A Confederacy of Dunces (1969)
  Toole, John Kennedy, A Confederacy of Dunces (1980): commentary by 3 critics
  Toomer, Jean, Cane (1923): analysis by 5 critics
  Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, “Sonnet XVI” (1860): analysis
  Twain, Mark, 750 witty quotations
  Twain, Mark, humor from Huckleberry Finn (1884)
  Twain, Mark, “Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots, Dec’d,” from Huck: parody
  Twain, Mark, ironic response to censorship of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
  Twain, Mark, from “English as She Is Taught” (1887): students answer questions
  Twain, Mark, “Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses” (1895): satire
  Twain, Mark, “The Late Benjamin Franklin” (c.1898): satire
    Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain, adapted by James Lee (1960)
  Twain, Mark, Roughing It (1872): analysis by 8 critics
  Twain, Mark, Huckleberry Finn (1884): analysis by chapter
  Twain, Mark, rebuttals to 12 aesthetic and racial criticisms of Huckleberry Finn
  Twain, Mark, further defense of the ending of Huckleberry Finn
  Twain, Mark, themes, motifs & patterns in Huckleberry Finn
  Twain, Mark, pastoral structure of Huckleberry Finn
  Twain, Mark, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889): analysis by 10 critics
  Twain, Mark, Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894): analysis by 20 critics
  Twain, Mark, “Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots, Dec'd” (1884): parody
  Twain, Mark
  Twain, Mark, “The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg” (1899): analysis
  Tyler, Royall, The Algerine Captive (1797): commentary
  Tyler, Royall, The Contrast (1787): commentary
  Updike, John, “On the Sidewalk” (1959): parody of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road (1957)
  Updike, John, “Miss Moore at Assembly” (1993): parody of Marianne Moore
  Updike, John, The Witches of Eastwick (1984): analysis by chapter
  Updike, John, “Miss Moore at Assembly” (1993): parody of Marianne Moore
  Updike, John
  Updike, John, “Pigeon Feathers” (1962): analysis
  Updike, John, “Leaves” (1964): commentary by Updike
  Updike, John, “Afterlife” (1987): review
  Very, Jones, “The Created” (1839): analysis
  Very, Jones, “On Visiting the Graves of Hawthorne and Thoreau” (1886)
  Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr., Slaughterhouse-Five (1969): analysis
  Vonnegut, Kurt Jr.
  Walker, Alice, “To Hell with Dying” (1967): analysis
  Wallace, David Foster, Infinite Jest (1996): analysis by 2 critics
  Wallace, David Foster
  Waowawenaonk of the Iroquois
  Warren, Robert Penn, All the King's Men (1946): analysis by 14 critics
  Warren, Robert Penn
  Welch, James, Winter in the Blood (1974): review
  Welch, James, The Death of Jim Loney (1979): review
  Welch, James, Fools Crow (1986): review
  Welch, James, The Indian Lawyer (1990): review
  Welty, Eudora, The Robber Bridegroom (1942): analysis
  Welty, Eudora, Delta Wedding (1946): analysis by 4 critics
  Welty, Eudora, The Ponder Heart (1953): analysis by 4 critics
  Welty, Eudora, Losing Battles (1970): analysis by 4 critics
  Welty, Eudora, The Optimist's Daughter (1973): analysis by 5 critics
  Welty, Eudora
  Welty, Eudora, “A Memory” (1941): analysis by 5 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “Powerhouse” (1941): analysis by 2 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “Petrified Man” (1941): analysis by 5 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “A Piece of News” (1941): analysis by 2 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “A Curtain of Green” (1941): analysis by 2 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “A Worn Path” (1941): analysis by 5 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “Why I Live at the P.O.” (1941): analysis by 5 critics
  Welty, Eudora, “The Wanderers” (1949): analysis
  Welty, Eudora, “The Demonstrators” (1968): analysis
  West, Nathanel, from The Day of the Locust (1939): satire of Hollywood
    The Day of the Locust (1939) by Nathaniel West, adapted by Waldo Salt (1974)
  West, Nathanael, The Dream Life of Balso Snell (1931): analysis
  West, Nathanael, Miss Lonelyhearts (1933): analysis by 5 critics
  West, Nathanael, A Cool Million (1934): analysis
  West, Nathanael, The Day of the Locust (1939): analysis by chapter
  West, Nathanael, 7 critics discuss The Day of the Locust
  Wharton, Edith, “Henry James Asking Directions” (1915): humor
  The House of Mirth (1905) by Edith Wharton, adapted by Terence Davies (2000)
  Wharton, Edith, The House of Mirth (1905): analysis by chapter
  Wharton, Edith, The House of Mirth film adaptation (2000): analysis
  Wharton, Edith, Ethan Frome (1911): analysis by 8 critics
  Wharton, Edith, The Age of Innocence (1925): analysis by 6 critics
  Wharton, Edith
  Wharton, Edith, “Roman Fever” (1934): analysis
  Wheatley, Phillis, “On being brought from Africa to America” (1773)
  White, E. B.
  Whitman, Walt, humor from “Song of Myself” (1855)
  Whitman, Walt, “Song of Myself” (1855): analysis by 12 critics
  Whitman, Walt, “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” (1856): analysis by 4 critics
  Whitman, Walt, “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking” (1859): analysis by 5 critics
  Whitman, Walt, “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd” (1865): analysis by 8 critics
  Whitman, Walt
  Wilbur, Richard, “Epistemology” (1950)
  Wilbur, Richard, “Mind” (1956)
  Wilbur, Richard, “Marginalia” (1956)
  Wilbur, Richard, “Altitudes” (1956): homage to Emily Dickinson
  Wilbur, Richard, “Seed Leaves” (1964): homage to Robert Frost
  Wilder, Thornton, The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927): analysis by 6 critics
  Wilder, Thornton, Heaven's My Destination (1935): analysis by 3 critics
  Wilder, Thornton, The Ides of March (1948): analysis by 2 critics
  Wilder, Thornton, Our Town (1938): analysis by 8 critics
  Wilder, Thornton, The Skin of Our Teeth (1942): analysis by 5 critics
  Wilder, Thornton, The Alcestiad, or Life in the Sun (1955): analysis
  Wilder, Thornton
  Williams, Tennessee, The Glass Menagerie (1945): analysis by 8 critics
  Williams, Tennessee, Streetcar Named Desire (1947): analysis by 7 critics
  Williams, Tennessee, The Rose Tattoo (1950) analysis by 2 critics
  Williams, Tennessee, Camino Real (1953): analysis by act
  Williams, Tennessee, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955): analysis by 4 critics
  Williams, Tennessee, Night of the Iguana (1961): commentary
  Williams, William Carlos, “The Red Wheelbarrow” (c.1913): analysis by 3 critics
  Williams, William Carlos, “Poem, or, Spring and All” (1923): analysis by 4 critics
  Williams, William Carlos, “The Yachts” (1938): analysis by 2 critics
  Williams, William Carlos, Paterson I-V (1946-58): analysis by 4 critics
  Williams, Tennessee
  Williams, William Carlos
  Wilson, Harriet E., Our Nig (1859): commentary
  Winters, Yvor, “To Emily Dickinson” (1930)
  Winters, Yvor, “Before Disaster” (1932-33)
  Winters, Yvor, “On Teaching the Young” (1934)
  Winters, Yvor, “Dedication to a Book of Criticism” (1934)
  Winters, Yvor, “A Testament to one now a child” (1937)
  Winters, Yvor, “To a Portrait of Melville in My Library” (1937)
  Winthrop, John   Wister, Owen, The Virginian (1902): analysis by 5 critics
  Wolfe, Thomas, Look Homeward, Angel (1929): analysis by 6 critics
  Wolfe, Thomas, Of Time and the River (1935): analysis by 4 critics
  Wolfe, Thomas, The Web and the Rock (1939): analysis by 3 critics
  Wolfe, Thomas, You Can't Go Home Again (1940): analysis by 3 critics
  Wolfe, Tom, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968): analysis
  Wright, Richard, Native Son (1940): analysis in detail by 10 critics
  Wylie, Elinor, “Puritan Sonnet” (1928): analysis