Nathanael West: Selected full-text books and articles
Nathanael West's Novels Southern Illinois University Press, 1972
Librarian’s tip: This is a book of literary criticism
The Day of the Locust New Directions, 1950PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
A House of Words: Jewish Writing, Identity, and Memory McGill-Queens University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "Apocalypse Stalled: The Role of Traditional Archetypes and Symbol in Nathanael West's Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust"
Tycoons and Locusts: A Regional Look at Hollywood Fiction of the 1930s Southern Illinois University Press, 1973
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Shriek of the Locusts"
Classic Cult Fiction: A Companion to Popular Cult Literature Greenwood Press, 1992
Librarian’s tip: "The Day of the Locust" begins on p. 68
Visions of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Fifteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts Greenwood Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "The Flesh Made Word: Miss Lonelyheart's Sublime Grotesque"
Saints and Lovers: 'Miss Lonelyhearts' in the Tradition Studies in Short Fiction, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 1994
This Cosmic Pawnshop We Call Life: Nathaniel West, Bergson, Capitalism and Schizophrenia Studies in Short Fiction, Vol. 33, No. 3, Summer 1996
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