Frank Norris Studies

1986-2004

Frank Norris Studies was published by the Frank Norris Society from 1986-2004. For information, contact the editor, Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., at Florida State University or Eric Carl Link, the new president of the Frank Norris Society.

2004 (New Series, Volume 4)

Note: With this issue came the following notice: "Publication of Frank Norris Studies ceases with this issue, New Series, Volume 4 (November 2004)

Crisler, Jesse S. "Hamlin Garland's Relationship with Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 4 (2004): 5-12.

Link, Eric Carl. "A Tale of Two Municipalities: O. Henry Responds to Norris's 'The House with the Blinds.'" Frank Norris Studies 4 (2004): 1-5.

McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "'The Wife of Chino': A Reconsideration of Frank Norris's Narrative Technique." Frank Norris Studies 4 (2004): 12-16.

 

2003 (New Series, Volume 3)

Crisler, Jesse S. "The College Man in South Africa: A New Article by Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 3 (2003): 5-7.

---. "Frank Norris in Cuba during the Spanish-American War: A Previously Unnoted Interview." Frank Norris Studies 3 (2003): 1-3.

McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "James A. Herne, Actor and Playwright, Interviewed by Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 3 (2003): 3-5.

---. "Scenes from the Spanish-American War: Frank Norris's Holograph Draft of an Introduction to 'With Lawton at El Caney.'" Frank Norris Studies 3 (2003): 7-8.

2002 (New Series, Volume 2)

Crisler, Jesse S. "Norris's Parents Not a 'Marriage of True Minds'." Frank Norris Studies 2 (2002): 7-20.
Loomis, Ormond. "Frank Norris's Training in Composition." Frank Norris Studies 2 (2002): 1-7.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr., and Douglas K. Burgess. "Joseph Leiter: Frank Norris's Model for Curtis Jadwin in The Pit." Frank Norris Studies 2 (2002): 20-24.

2001 (New Series, Volume 1)

Fisher, Benjamin F. "Victorian Contexts for Frank Norris's Yvernelle." Frank Norris Studies 1 (2001): 8-13.
Silva, Reinaldo. "The Corrosive Glance from above Social Darwinism, Racial Hierarchy, and the Portuguese in The Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 1 (2001): 2-8.

2000

Gifford, Tracey. "Frank Norris in California's Central Coast." Frank Norris Studies 30 (2000): 2-6.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Frank Norris on the Sommers N. Smith." Frank Norris Studies 30 (2000): 6-8.
---. "A New Short Story by Frank Norris?" Frank Norris Studies29 (2000): 1-7.

1998-1999

Campbell, Donna. "'One Note of Color': The Apprenticeship Writings of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 3-5.
Davison, Richard Allan. "Frank Norris's Apprenticeship Writings and the Theatre." Frank Norris Studies25 (1998): 5-8.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Frank Norris's Portrait of Joaquin Miller in The Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 26 (1998): 7-8.
---. "Houghton, Mifflin's Rejection of Yvernelle." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 2.
Nicholson, Bruce. "Frank Norris's 'Dedication' in the Pit." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 1-2.
Wertheim, Stanley. "Two Yellow Kids: Frank Norris and Stephen Crane." Frank Norris Studies 27 (1999): 2-8.
Zimmerman, David A. "The Mesmeric Sources of Frank Norris's The Pit." Frank Norris Studies 26 (1998): 2-4.

1996-1997

Budd, Louis J. "A New 1902 Letter by Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 6-7.
Davison, Richard Allan. "Charles G. Norris, Margaret Sanger and Seed." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 1-3.
Johanningsmeier, Charles. "'Rediscovering' Frank Norris's 'a Salvation Boom in Matabeleland'." Frank Norris Studies22 (1996): 1-6.
Jones, Gwendolyn. "Frank Norris's the Pit: 'a Romance of Chicago' and 'a Story of Chicago'." Frank Norris Studies21 (1996): 1-8.
Leitz, Robert C., III. "Norris in Cyberspace." Frank Norris Studies 22 (1996): 6, 8.
Link, Eric Carl. "Frank Norris's Blackwood Tale." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 4-6.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Frank Norris as Aspiring Writer: The Would-Be Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Author." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 7-8.

1993-1995

Atha, Sharon D., and Robert C. Leitz, III. "Frank Norris's Critical Illness and Death: Two 1902 Perspectives." Frank Norris Studies 18 (1994): 1-4.
Berkove, Lawrence. "The Romantic Realism of Bierce and Norris." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 13-17.
Burgess, Douglas K. "Norris's 'Van Bubbles' Story': Bursting the Bubble of the Davis Mystique." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 10-13.
Carter, Ronnie D. "Polish Academic Writing on Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 18 (1994): 4-5.
Dean, Thomas K. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 18 (1994): 5-8.
---. "William A. Brady's 1914 Film Adaptation of Frank Norris's the Pit." Frank Norris Studies 17 (1994): 1-7.
Fisher, Benjamin F. "Frank Norris Parodies Anthony Hope." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 17-20.
Kaplan, Charles. "Mcteague Lives! The Opera." Frank Norris Studies 16 (1993): 7-8.
Leitz, Robert C., III. "Jack London in 1900: Besting Norris in the Far North." Frank Norris Studies 16 (1993): 6-7.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Photographic Illustrations of William Brady's Film, the Pit." Frank Norris Studies 17 (1994): 8-11.
---. "'the 'Ricksha That Happened'; Norris's Parody of Rudyard Kipling." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 1-4.
Scharnhorst, Gary. "Harte, Norris, and 'the Hero of Tomato Can'." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 8-10.
"Special Issue: Perverted Tales." Frank Norris Studies 15, (1993 Spring): (1993).
Teague, David. "Frank Norris and the Visual Arts." Frank Norris Studies 19 (1994): 4-8.
Werner, Mary Beth. "'a Vast and Terrible Drama': Frank Norris's Domestic Violence Fantasy in McTeague." Frank Norris Studies 19 (1994): 1-4.
Wertheim, Stanley. "Frank Norris's 'the Green Stone of Unrest'." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 5-8.

1990-1992

Anderson, Jennifer, and Robert C. Leitz, III. "Norris Notices in the Conservator." Frank Norris Studies 11 (1991): 5-8.
Blues, Thomas. "A Note on Frank Norris's Banjo." Frank Norris Studies 12 (1991): 7-10.
Cook, Don L. "Mcteague at Ninety: The Novel and Its Tensions." Frank Norris Studies 11 (1991): 2-5.
Crow, Charles L. "Recent Trends in Mcteague Scholarship." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 1-5.
Davison, Richard Allan. "Frank Norris and William Cullen Bryant." Frank Norris Studies 14 (1992): 6-8.
Dean, Thomas K. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 11-12.
---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 11; 12 (1991): 11-12; 10-12.
Duncan, Charles. "Where Piggishness Flourishes: Contextualizing Strategies in Norris and London." Frank Norris Studies 14 (1992): 1-6.
Jones, Gwendolyn. "Zola's Publications in English in the United States, 1876-1902." Frank Norris Studies 14 (1992): 8-11.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Edwin Markham in Frank Norris's the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 10-11.
---. "Frank Norris: Biographical Data from the Wave, 1891-1901." Frank Norris Studies 10 (1990): 1-12.
---. "Frank Norris's Blix: Jeannette Black as Travis." Frank Norris Studies 11 (1991): 8-11.
Morelli-White, Nan. "The Damnation of Mcteague: Frank Norris's Morality Play." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 5-10.
Stronks, James. "B. F. Norris (Senior) in Probate Court, with New Light on Frank Norris as Son." Frank Norris Studies 12 (1991): 3-5.

1986-1989

Abbott, Craig S. "Reflexive Revision in Frank Norris's Mcteague and a Man's Woman." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 9-10.
Crisler, Jesse S. "Norris in South Africa." Frank Norris Studies 7 (1989): 4-7.
---. "Norris's Departure for Johannesburg." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 4-5.
---. "Norris's 'Library'." Frank Norris Studies 5 (1988): 1-11.
Crisler, Jesse S., Jr. "Editing the Letters of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 1 (1986): 1-4.
Crow, Charles L. "Bruce Porter's Memoir of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 1-2.
Davison, Richard Allan. "Charles G. Norris, Kathleen Norris and Vandover and the Brute." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 2-4.
---. "The Marriage, Divorce and Demise of a Father of Novelists: B. F. Norris." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 2-5.
---. "Some Light on Gertrude Doggett Norris's 1894 Divorce Suit." Frank Norris Studies 6 (1988): 3-4.
---. "Zelda Fitzgerald, Vladimir Nabokov and James A. Michener: Three Opinions on Frank Norris's Mcteague." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 11-12.
Dean, Thomas K. "The Critical Reception of Erich Von Stroheim's Greed." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 7-11.
---. "Current Publications Update." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 10-11.
Fisher, Benjamin Franklin I. V. "The Pit as a Play." Frank Norris Studies 4 (1987): 4-7.
Fisher, Benjamin Franklin, IV. "The Pit as a Play." Frank Norris Studies 4 (1987): 4-7.
Giles, James R., and Thomas K. Dean. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 5; 6 (1988): 12; 6-8.
Hart, James D. "The Freshman Themes of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 2 (1986): 1-2.
Hochman, Barbara. "Self-Disclosure in the Fiction of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 5-7.
Lawlor, Mary. "Naturalism in the Cinema: Erich Von Stroheim's Reading of Mcteague." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 6-8.
Lawson, Benjamin S. "The Presence of Joaquin Miller in the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 6 (1988): 1-3.
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 5-8.
---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 2 (1986): 3-4.
---. "Frank Norris and the Wave: 1894." Frank Norris Studies 1 (1986): 4.
---. "Frank Norris and the Wave: 1895." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 4.
---. "Frank Norris's 'Metropolitan Noises'." Frank Norris Studies 6 (1988): 5-6.
Miller, Edwin Haviland. "Toward a Biography of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 2-5.
Newman, Robert D. "Supernatural Naturalism: Norris's Spiritualism in the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 4 (1987): 1-4.
Stronks, James. "Frank Norris and the Eighth Grade." Frank Norris Studies 7 (1989): 2-4.
---. "The Norris Divorce Suit: Another Newspaper Account." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 8-9.



"Special Issue: Perverted Tales." Frank Norris Studies 15, (1993 Spring): (1993).

Abbott, Craig S. "Reflexive Revision in Frank Norris's McTeague and A Man's Woman." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 9-10.

Anderson, Jennifer, and Robert C. Leitz, III. "Norris Notices in the Conservator." Frank Norris Studies 11 (1991): 5-8.

Atha, Sharon D., and Robert C. Leitz, III. "Frank Norris's Critical Illness and Death: Two 1902 Perspectives." Frank Norris Studies 18 (1994): 1-4.

Berkove, Lawrence. "The Romantic Realism of Bierce and Norris." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 13-17.

Blues, Thomas. "A Note on Frank Norris's Banjo." Frank Norris Studies 12 (1991): 7-10.

Budd, Louis J. "A New 1902 Letter by Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 6-7.

Burgess, Douglas K. "Norris's 'Van Bubbles' Story': Bursting the Bubble of the Davis Mystique." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 10-13.
Campbell, Donna. "'One Note of Color': The Apprenticeship Writings of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 3-5.

Carter, Ronnie D. "Polish Academic Writing on Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 18 (1994): 4-5.

Cook, Don L. "Mcteague at Ninety: The Novel and Its Tensions." Frank Norris Studies 11 (1991): 2-5.

Crisler, Jesse S., Jr. "Editing the Letters of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 1 (1986): 1-4.

Crisler, Jesse S. "Norris's Departure for Johannesburg." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 4-5.

---. "Norris's 'Library'." Frank Norris Studies 5 (1988): 1-11.

---. "Norris in South Africa." Frank Norris Studies 7 (1989): 4-7.

Crow, Charles L. "Bruce Porter's Memoir of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 1-2.

---. "Recent Trends in McTeague Scholarship." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 1-5.

Davison, Richard Allan. "Charles G. Norris, Kathleen Norris and Vandover and the Brute." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 2-4.

---. "Some Light on Gertrude Doggett Norris's 1894 Divorce Suit." Frank Norris Studies 6 (1988): 3-4.

---. "Zelda Fitzgerald, Vladimir Nabokov and James A. Michener: Three Opinions on Frank Norris's McTeague." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 11-12.

Davison, Richard Allan. "The Marriage, Divorce and Demise of a Father of Novelists: B. F. Norris." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 2-5.

---. "Frank Norris and William Cullen Bryant." Frank Norris Studies 14 (1992): 6-8.

---. "Charles G. Norris, Margaret Sanger and Seed." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 1-3.

---. "Frank Norris's Apprenticeship Writings and the Theatre." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 5-8.

Dean, Thomas K. "The Critical Reception of Erich Von Stroheim's Greed." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 7-11.

---. "Current Publications Update." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 10-11.

---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 11; 12 (1991): 11-12; 10-12.

---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 11-12.

---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 18 (1994): 5-8.

---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 17 (1994): 12.

Dean, Thomas K. "William A. Brady's 1914 Film Adaptation of Frank Norris's The Pit." Frank Norris Studies 17 (1994): 1-7.

Duncan, Charles. "Where Piggishness Flourishes: Contextualizing Strategies in Norris and London." Frank Norris Studies 14 (1992): 1-6.

Fisher, Benjamin Franklin, IV. "The Pit as a Play." Frank Norris Studies 4 (1987): 4-7.

Fisher, Benjamin F. "Frank Norris Parodies Anthony Hope." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 17-20.

Giles, James R., and Thomas K. Dean. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 5; 6 (1988): 12; 6-8.

Hart, James D. "The Freshman Themes of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 2 (1986): 1-2.

Hochman, Barbara. "Self-Disclosure in the Fiction of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 5-7.

Johanningsmeier, Charles. "'Rediscovering' Frank Norris's 'a Salvation Boom in Matabeleland'." Frank Norris Studies 22 (1996): 1-6.

Jones, Gwendolyn. "Zola's Publications in English in the United States, 1876-1902." Frank Norris Studies 14 (1992): 8-11.

---. "Frank Norris's The Pit: 'a Romance of Chicago' and 'a Story of Chicago'." Frank Norris Studies 21 (1996): 1-8.

Kaplan, Charles. "Mcteague Lives! The Opera." Frank Norris Studies 16 (1993): 7-8.

Lawlor, Mary. "Naturalism in the Cinema: Erich Von Stroheim's Reading of Mcteague." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 6-8.

Lawson, Benjamin S. "The Presence of Joaquin Miller in the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 6 (1988): 1-3.

Leitz, Robert C., III. "Jack London in 1900: Besting Norris in the Far North." Frank Norris Studies 16 (1993): 6-7.

---. "Norris in Cyberspace." Frank Norris Studies 22 (1996): 6, 8.

Link, Eric Carl. "Frank Norris's Blackwood Tale." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 4-6.

McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 2 (1986): 3-4.

---. "Frank Norris and the Wave: 1894." Frank Norris Studies 1 (1986): 4.

---. "Frank Norris and the Wave: 1895." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 4.

---. "Current Publications: Update." Frank Norris Studies 3 (1987): 5-8.

McElrath, Joseph R., Jr. "Frank Norris's 'Metropolitan Noises'." Frank Norris Studies 6 (1988): 5-6.

---. "Frank Norris: Biographical Data from the Wave, 1891-1901." Frank Norris Studies 10 (1990): 1-12.

---. "Frank Norris's Blix: Jeannette Black as Travis." Frank Norris Studies 11 (1991): 8-11.

---. "Edwin Markham in Frank Norris's the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 10-11.

---. "'the 'Ricksha That Happened'; Norris's Parody of Rudyard Kipling." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 1-4.

---. "Photographic Illustrations of William Brady's Film, the Pit." Frank Norris Studies 17 (1994): 8-11.

---. "Frank Norris as Aspiring Writer: The Would-Be Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Author." Frank Norris Studies 23 (1997): 7-8.

---. "Houghton, Mifflin's Rejection of Yvernelle." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 2.

---. "Frank Norris's Portrait of Joaquin Miller in the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 26 (1998): 7-8.

---. "A New Short Story by Frank Norris?" Frank Norris Studies 29 (2000): 1-7.

Miller, Edwin Haviland. "Toward a Biography of Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 9 (1989): 2-5.

Morelli-White, Nan. "The Damnation of McTeague: Frank Norris's Morality Play." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992): 5-10.

Newman, Robert D. "Supernatural Naturalism: Norris's Spiritualism in the Octopus." Frank Norris Studies 4 (1987): 1-4.

Nicholson, Bruce. "Frank Norris's 'Dedication' in the Pit." Frank Norris Studies 25 (1998): 1-2.

Scharnhorst, Gary. "Harte, Norris, and 'the Hero of Tomato Can'." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 8-10.

Stronks, James. "The Norris Divorce Suit: Another Newspaper Account." Frank Norris Studies 8 (1989): 8-9.

---. "Frank Norris and the Eighth Grade." Frank Norris Studies 7 (1989): 2-4.

---. "B. F. Norris (Senior) in Probate Court, with New Light on Frank Norris as Son." Frank Norris Studies 12 (1991): 3-5.

Teague, David. "Frank Norris and the Visual Arts." Frank Norris Studies 19 (1994): 4-8.

Werner, Mary Beth. "'a Vast and Terrible Drama': Frank Norris's Domestic Violence Fantasy in McTeague." Frank Norris Studies 19 (1994): 1-4.

Wertheim, Stanley. "Frank Norris's 'the Green Stone of Unrest'." Frank Norris Studies 15 (1993): 5-8.

---. "Two Yellow Kids: Frank Norris and Stephen Crane." Frank Norris Studies 27 (1999): 2-8.

Zimmerman, David A. "The Mesmeric Sources of Frank Norris's The Pit." Frank Norris Studies 26 (1998): 2-4.