Norman Mailer Bibliography: 2008

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ADDENDA through 2007



"Advertisements for a Gay Self." New York 40.4 (2007): 9. Print. Norman Mailer answers questions concerning his new novel The Castle in the Forest.

Mailer, Norman. Interview by William Doig. "The Nerve Interview: Norman Mailer" Nerve. Nerve, March 2006. Web. 19 July 2009.

Essays, poems, forewords, prefaces, introductions, symposia contributions, letters to the editor

van Gelder, Lawrence, comp. "Norman Mailer and Gunter Grass: Remembrance of Things Past" The New York Times 29 June 2007, late ed., sec. E: 2. Print.


Essays, Articles, Book Chapters, and Dissertations

Beach, Patrick. "Mailer was 'Larger than Life' to Ransom Center's Director." Austin American Statesman 11 Nov. 2007, final ed., sec. A: 11. Print.

Haberman, Clyde. "A Norman Mailer Idea Whose Time Hasn't Come." New York Times 16 Nov. 2007, late ed., sec. B: 1. Print. This article discusses Norman Mailer's 1969 campaign for New York City mayor, in particular his platform of secession from the state of New York.

Hoberek, Andrew. "Liberal Antiliberalism: Mailer, O'Connor, and the Gender Politics of Middle-Class Ressentiment." Women's Studies Quarterly 33.3-4 (2005): 24-47. Print.

Holbling, Walter W. "Americans and Their Enemies: Political Rhetoric and Real Politics." Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature 23 (2007): 211-23. Print. This article discusses the representation of political rhetoric in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and Norman Mailer's Why are We in Vietnam?

Lacayo, Richard. "Why Norman Mailer Mattered." Time. Time Inc., 10 Nov. 2007. Web. 5 Aug. 2009.

"Mr. Tendentious Norman Mailer Has a Bone to Pick. With You. And You. And...." New York 40.2 (2007): 62. Print. This article offers a review of several of Norman Mailer's more controversial confrontations with contemporary writers, critics and cultural notables through the course of his career.

van Gelder, Lawrence. "Norman Mailers Papers to be Opened." New York Times 19 Dec. 2007, late ed., sec. E: 2. Print.

Wang, Hui. "The Artistic Tension of a Dual Text: An Analysis of the Narrative Ethics of Norman Mailer's Armies of the Night." Foreign Literature Studies 29.128 (2007): 111-20. Print.

Book and Film Reviews

"The Castle in the Forest." Rev. of The Castle in the Forest, by Norman Mailer. New Yorker 5 Feb. 2007: 75. Print.

Leonard, John. "The Castle in the Forest." Rev. of The Castle in the Forest, by Norman Mailer. Harper's Magazine Feb. 2007: 86. Print.

Ott, Bill. "The Fight by Norman Mailer." Rev. of The Fight, by Norman Mailer. American Libraries 38.10 (2007): 65. Print.

R.B. "Maidstone." Rev of Maidstone, dir. Norman Mailer. New Yorker 30 July 2007: 22. Print.

Root, Deidre Bray. "Serial Killers in the Stacks." Library Journal 132.14 (2007): 46-9. Print. This article includes brief reviews of several true-crime novels, including Norman Mailer's The Executioner's Song.

Seitz, Matt Zoller. Rev of Oswald's Ghost, dir. Robert Stone. New York Times 30 NOV. 2007, late ed., sec. E: 14. Print.

Obituaries and Retrospectives

DiIonno, Mark. "Mailer was the Storyteller who Brought American under One Tent." The Star Ledger 11 NOV. 2007, final ed.: 5. Print.

Gill, John Freeman. "The Woman in the Shadow." New York Times 18 Nov. 2007, late ed., sec. 14CY: 4. Print. This article takes a brief look at an important figure in the life and legend of Norman Mailer, his second wife Adele.

Neyfakh, Leon. "John Updike on Norman Mailer." New York Observer. New York Observer, 14 NOV. 2007. Web. 23 July 2009.

--. "Mailer the Paper Boy." New York Observer. New York Observer, 14 NOV. 2007. Web. 23 July 2009. This brief article focuses on Norman Mailer's dedication to The Village Voice during the period in which he worked with the paper. …


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