Bibliography

Bibliography: Works by and about Ernest J. Gaines and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

 

Articles by Ernest J. Gaines

Gaines, Ernest J. “Just like a Tree.” The Sewanee Review, vol. 71, no. 4, 1963, pp. 542–568. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/27540929.

Gaines, Ernest J. “Miss Jane and I” Callaloo, vol. 24 no. 2, 2001, pp. 608-619. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3300539.

Gaines, Ernest J. “Miss Pittman’s Background.” The New York Times, 10 August 1975, p. 202.

Gaines, Ernest J. “Mozart and Leadbelly.” National Forum, vol. 78, no. 1, 1998, pp. 11–16.

 

Printed Books by Ernest J. Gaines, available at Roger Williams University Library

Gaines, Ernest J. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. Dial Press trade paperback ed., Bantam Dell, 2009.

Gaines, Ernest J. Bloodline. 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed., Vintage Contemporaries, 1997.

Gaines, Ernest J. Catherine Carmier: A Novel. 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed., Vintage Books, 1993.

Gaines, Ernest J. A Gathering of Old Men. 1st ed., Knopf, 1983.

Gaines, Ernest J. In My Father’s House. 1st Vintage contemporaries ed., Vintage Books, 1992.

Gaines, Ernest J. A Lesson Before Dying. A.A. Knopf, 1997.

Gaines, Ernest J. Of Love and Dust. 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed., Vintage Books, 1994.

Gaines, Ernest J. The Tragedy of Brady Sims. First Vintage Contemporaries ed., Vintage Contemporaries, Vintage Books, a Division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

Gaines, Ernest J, and Don Bolognese. A Long Day in November. Reissue ed., Lizzie Skurnick Books, 1971.

Gaines, Ernest J, et al. Mozart and Leadbelly: Stories and Essays. 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed., Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, 2006.

 

Articles about Ernest J. Gaines and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Aubert, Alvin. “Ernest J. Gaines’s Truly Tragic Mulatto.” Callaloo, no. 3, 1978, pp. 68–75. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3043871.

Beckhman, Barry. “Jane Pittman and Oral Tradition.” Callaloo, no. 3, 1978, pp. 102–109. JSTOR www.jstor.org/stable/3043874

Biederman, Lucy. “A Promise Song: Ernest J. Gaines’s Early Fictions and the Community of Black Women Writing.” Studies in the Literary Imagination, vol. 49 no. 1, 2016, pp. 1-15. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/sli.2016.0001.

Brown, Lillie Anne. “Introduction: New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines.” Studies in the Literary Imagination, vol. 49 no. 1, 2016, pp. v-xii. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/sli.2016.0000.

Bryant, Jerry H. “From ‘Death to Life’: The Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines.” The Iowa Review, vol. 3, no. 1, 1972, pp. 106–120. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/20157840.

Callahan, John. “Image-Making: Tradition and the Two Versions of the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” Chicago Review, vol. 29, no. 2, 1977, pp. 45–62. JSTOR www.jstor.org/stable/25303683.

Doyle, Mary Ellen. “Ernest J. Gaines: An Annotated Bibliography, 1956-1988.” Black American Literature Forum, vol. 24, no. 1, 1990, pp. 125–150. JSTOR www.jstor.org/stable/2904071.

Doyle, Mary Ellen. “Ernest Gaines’ Materials: Place, People, Author.” MELUS, vol. 15, no. 3, 1988, pp. 75–93. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/467504.

Gaudet, Marcia. “Miss Jane and Personal Experience Narrative: Ernest Gaines’ ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.’” Western Folklore, vol. 51, no. 1, 1992, pp. 23–32. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1499642.

Mambrol, Nasrullah. “Critical Analysis of Ernest J. Gaines’s The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” Literary Theory and Criticism (open access journal), literariness.org/2020/10/07/critical-analysis-of-ernest-j-gainess-the-autobiography-of-miss-jane-pittman/

Mulvey, Christopher. “The History of Miss Jane Pittman”, Transatlantica [En ligne], 1|2006, mis en ligne le 02 mai 2006, consulté le 12 janvier 2021 (open access journal), http://journals.openedition.org/transatlantica/951, doi.org/10.4000/transatlantica.951, doi.org/10.4000/transatlantica.951

Rowell, Charles H. “Ernest J. Gaines: A Checklist, 1964-1978.” Callaloo, no. 3, 1978, pp. 125–131. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3043876.

Smith, Daniel. “’I’d Better Say Something’.” Book Review in The Providence Sunday Journal, 11 July 1971, p.102.

Teutsch, Matthew, and Katharine Henry. “‘Memories Wasn’t a Place, Memories Was in the Mind’: The Gothic in Ernest J. Gaines’s The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” The Mississippi Quarterly, vol. 68, no. 3-4, 2015, pp. 511–530. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/26468050.

Teutsch, Matthew. “”Mr. Joe Louis, Help Me”: Sports in the Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines.” MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S., vol. 42 no. 3, 2017, pp. 176-200. Project MUSE muse.jhu.edu/article/671029.

Thomieres, Daniel. “Man’s Way and Woman’s Way in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” The Mississippi Quarterly, vol. 64, no. 1-2, 2011, pp. 219–234. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/26467132.

Wyatt, Megan. “Journey into the home and mind of Ernest Gaines.” Daily Advertiser (online newspaper), www.theadvertiser.com/story/life/people/2014/09/26/home-mind-ernest-gaines/16255713/

Young, Reggie Scott. “Still Driven by That Louisiana Thing: On the Thirtieth Anniversary of ‘Callaloo’’s 1978 Special Issue on Ernest J. Gaines.” Callaloo, vol. 30, no. 3, 2007, pp. 699–713. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/30139264.

 

Printed Books about Ernest J. Gaines, available at Roger Williams University Library

Auger, Philip. Native Sons in No Man’s Land: Rewriting Afro-American Manhood in the Novels of Baldwin, Walker, Wideman, and Gaines. Garland Pub, 2000.

Babb, Valerie Melissa. Ernest Gaines. Twayne, 1991.

Beavers, Herman. Wrestling Angels into Song: The Fictions of Ernest J. Gaines and James Alan Mcpherson. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.

Carmean, Karen. Ernest J. Gaines: A Critical Companion. Greenwood Press, 1998.

Clark, Keith. Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson. University of Illinois Press, 2002.

Clark, Keith. Navigating the Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines: A Roadmap for Readers. Louisiana State University Press, 2020.

Doyle, Mary Ellen. Voices from the Quarters: The Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines. Louisiana State University Press, 2002.

Estes, David C. Critical Reflections on the Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines. University of Georgia Press, 1994.

Gaines, Ernest J. Ernest J. Gaines: Conversations. Edited by Marcia G Gaudet, University Press of Mississippi, 2019.

Gaines, Ernest J, and John Lowe. Conversations with Ernest Gaines. University Press of Mississippi, 1995.

Gaines, Ernest J, et al. Porch Talk with Ernest Gaines: Conversations on the Writer’s Craft. Louisiana State University Press, 1990.

Lowe, John Wharton, and Herman Beavers, editors. Approaches to Teaching Gaines’s the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and Other Works. Modern Language Association of America, 2019.

Simpson, Anne Key. A Gathering of Gaines: The Man and the Writer. Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1991.

Young, Reggie Scott. This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest J. Gaines. University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2009.

 

Websites, Blogs, and Study Guides about Ernest J. Gaines and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Ernest J. Gaines Center, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, https://ernestgaines.louisiana.edu/. Accessed 5 June 2020.

Glencoe Study Guide, www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary/pdf/autobiog_of_msjane.pdf.

Random House Study Guide, images.randomhouse.com/teachers_guides/9780385342780.pdf.

Squires, David. Keys to the Archives: Miss Jane Pittman. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2019, https://davidsquires.org/scalar/key-words-for-miss-jane-pittman/index. Accessed 4 January 2021.

Tielman, Em. “Through Her Comes a World of Change: Jane Pittman, Black Lives Matter, and Calling Communities to Action.” Ernest J. Gaines Center Academic Blog, 24 September 2020, https://ernestgaines.louisiana.edu/%E2%80%9Cthrough-her-comes-world-change-jane-pittman-black-lives-matter-and-calling-communities-action%E2%80%9D-em. Accessed 21 January 2021.