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Selected Brief Bibliography on Frank Norris's McTeague

See also Criticism on Frank Norris, 1989-present

Anderson, Eric Gary. American Indian Literature and the Southwest: Contexts and Dispositions. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1999. Chapter 6 is called "Drivien to Extraction: McTeague in the Desert."

Bevilacqua, Winifred Farrant. "From the Ideal to Its Reverse: Key Sociocultural Concepts in McTeague." The Centennial Review 33.1 (1989 Winter) 75-88.

Bower, Stephanie. "Dangerous Liaisons: Prostitution, Disease, and Race in Frank Norris's Fiction."Modern Fiction Studies 42.1 (Spring 1996): 31-61.

Brandt, Maria F. "'for His Own Satisfaction': Eliminating the New Woman Figure in McTeague." American Transcendental Quarterly 18.1 (2004): 5-23.

Campbell, Donna M. "Frank Norris's 'Drama in a Broken Teacup': The Old Grannis-Miss Baker Plot in McTeague." American Literary Realism 26.1 (Fall 1993): 40-49. Also in the Norton Critical Edition, 2d ed.

Cain, William E. "Presence and Power in McTeague." American Realism: New Essays.Ed. Eric Sundquist. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U P, 199-214. Also in the Norton Critical Edition, 2d ed.

Caron, James E. "Grotesque Naturalism: The Significance of the Comic in McTeague." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 31.2 (1989 Summer) 288-317.

Cassuto, Leonard. "'Keeping Company' with the Old Folks: Unravelling the Edges of McTeague's Deterministic Fabric." American Literary Realism 25.2 (1993 Winter) 46-55.

Cavalier, Philip. "Mining and Rape in Frank Norris's McTeague." American Transcendental Quarterly 14.2 (2000): 127-141.

Civello, Paul. "Evolutionary Feminism, Popular Romance, and Frank Norris's 'Man's Woman'." Studies In American Fiction 24.1 (Spring 1996): 23-45.

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

Crow, Charles L. "Recent Trends in McTeague Scholarship." Frank Norris Studies 13 (1992 Spring): 1-5.

Cullick, Jonathan S. "Configurations of Events in the Narrative Structure of McTeague." American Literary Realism 27.3 (Spring 1995): 37-48.

Davison, Richard Allan. "Of Mice and Men and McTeague: Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, and Frank Norris." Frank Norris Studies 17.2 (1989 Autumn) 219-226.

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

Dean, Thomas K. "Domestic Horizons: Gender, Genre, Narrative Structure and the Anti-Western of Frank Norris." American Literary Realism 27.3 (Spring 1995): 48-64.

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

Dillingham, William B. "The Old Folks of McTeague," Nineteenth Century Fiction 16: 169-173.

Dillingham, William B. Frank Norris, Instinct and Art. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1969.

Dow, William. "Fiction Is Not Real: The Performative and Norris's McTeague." ESQ: A Journal Of The American Renaissance 42.2 (1996): 77-93.

---. "Performative Passages: Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, Crane's Maggie, and Norris's Mcteague." Twisted from the Ordinary: Essays on American Literary Naturalism. Ed. Mary E. Papke. Tennessee Studies in Literature (Tstl) Number: 40: U of Tennessee P, Knoxville, TN Pagination: 23-44, 2003. xv, 416.

Duvall, John Michael. "Processes of Elimination: Waste and American Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century." Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 64.6 (2003): 2083-84.

Eby, Clare. "Of Gold Molars and Golden Girls: Fitzgerald's Reading of Norris." American Literary Realism 35 (2003): 130-58.

Elbert, Monika M. "The Displacement of Desire: Consumerism and Fetishism in Mary Wilkins Freeman's Fiction." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 19.2 (2002): 192-215.

Fleissner, Jennifer L.. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism. Chicago, IL : U of Chicago P, 2004.

French, Warren G. Frank Norris. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1962.

Goldman, Suzy B. "McTeague: The Imagistic Network." Western American Literature 7 (1972): 83-79.

Graham, Don, ed. Critical Essays on Frank Norris. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1980.

Graham, Don. The Fiction of Frank Norris: The Aesthetic Context. Columbia: University of Missouri P, 1978.

Greco, Elaine Katherine. "Urban Freedom and Uncontained Space in American Literary Naturalism." Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 63.9 (2003): 3193.

Heddendorf, David. "The 'Octopus' in McTeague: Frank Norris and Professionalism." MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 37.4 (1991 Winter) 677-88.

Hochman, Barbara. The Art of Frank Norris, Storyteller. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1988. Chapter on McTeague also appears in the Norton Critical Edition, 2d ed.

Hoeller, Hildegard. "Mcteague: Naturalism, Legal Stealing, and the Anti-Gift." Twisted from the Ordinary: Essays on American Literary Naturalism. Ed. Mary E. Papke. Tennessee Studies in Literature (Tstl) Number: 40: U of Tennessee P, Knoxville, TN Pagination: 86-106, 2003. xv, 416.

Hug, William J. "McTeague as Metafiction? Frank Norris' Parodies of Bret Harte." Western American Literature 26.3, (Nov. 1991):219-28.

Jacobsen, Karen F. "Who's the Boss? McTeague, Naturalism,and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder." Mosaic 32.2 (1999): 27-41.

Johnson, George W. "The Frontier Behind Frank Norris's McTeague." Huntington Library Quarterly 26: 91-104.

Kaplan, Charles. "Fact into Fiction in McTeague." Harvard Library Bulletin 8: 381-85.

King, Christine H. "Humor Separates the Artist from the Bungler in Vandover and the Brute." American Literary Realism 29.2 (Winter 1997): 14-27.

Kreisel, Deanna K. "Frank Norris's McTeague." American Writers: Classics, Volume Ii. Ed. Jay Parini: Scribner's, New York, NY Pagination: 181-98, 2004. xiv, 336.

Lamb, Robert P. "How Marcus Schouler Found McTeague in Death Valley: Frank Norris, the 'Pivotal Event,' and the Long Arm of Realism." American Transcendental Quarterly 11.2 (Jun 1997): 137+.

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

Levenson, J. C. "The Red Badge of Courage and McTeague: Passage to Modernity." In Pizer, Donald (ed.). The Cambridge Companion to American Realism and Naturalism: Howells to London. 154-77.

Litton, Alfred G. "The Kinetoscope in McTeague: 'The Crowning Scientific Achievement of the Nineteenth Century.'" Studies in American Fiction 19.1 (1991): 107-12.

McElrath, Joseph R. Frank Norris Revisited. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1992.

McElrath, Joseph R., Jr.; Crisler, Jesse S. "The Bowdlerization of McTeague." American Literature 61.1(March 1989): 97-101.

Michaels, Walter Benn. The Gold Standard and the Logic of Naturalism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985.

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

Murphy, Brenda. "McTeague's Dream and The Emperor Jones: O'Neill's Move from Naturalism to Modernism." The Eugene O'Neill Review 17.1-2 (1993 Spring-Fall) 21-29.

Pizer, Donald. "Evolutionary Ethical Dualism in Frank Norris's Vandover and the Brute and McTeague." PMLA 76: 552-560.

Pizer, Donald. "Frank Norris's McTeague: Naturalism as Popular Myth." ANQ 13.4 (2000):21-26. 

Pizer, Donald. Novels of Frank Norris. New York: Haskell House, 1973.

Pizer, Donald.. "The Biological Determinism of McTeague in Our Time." American Literary Realism 29.2 (Winter 1997): 27.33.

Quay, Sara E. "American Imperialism and the Excess of Objects in McTeague." American Literary Realism 33.3 (2001): 209-34.

Rossetti, Gina M. "Out of the Gene Pool: Primitivism and Ethnicity in Frank Norris's Mcteague." CLA Journal 48.1 (2004): 51-70.

Schierenbeck, Daniel. "Is There a Doctor in the House? Norris's Naturalist Gaze of Clinical Observation in Mcteague." Twisted from the Ordinary: Essays on American Literary Naturalism. Ed. Mary E. Papke. Tennessee Studies in Literature (Tstl) Number: 40: U of Tennessee P, Knoxville, TN Pagination: 63-85, 2003. xv, 416.

Schweighauser, Philipp. "'You Must Make Less Noise in Here, Mister Schouler': Acoustic Profiling in American Realism." Studies in American Fiction 30.1 (2002): 85-102.

Walker, Don D. "The Western Naturalism of Frank Norris." Western American Literature 2: 14-29.

Watson, Charles S. "A Source for the Ending of McTeague." American Literary Realism 5: 173-74.

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

Witschi, Nicolas S. Traces of Gold : California's Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism in Western American Literature. Studies in American Literary Realism and Naturalism. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2002.

Comments to D. Campbell.