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  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