Don DeLillo Bibliography
All the books bearing a classmark are in the short term loan collection. Look them
up in the STL catalogue. The Journals, which can only be borrowed for a week in
any event, are in their normal place in the library.
BOOKS ON DELILLO:
Hantke, Steffen. Conspiracy and Paranoia in Contemporary American
Fiction: The Works of Don DeLillo and Joseph McElroy. Frankfurt:
Peter Lang, 1994.
PE 4067. L45 Keesey, Douglas. Don DeLillo. Twayne's United States Authors Series.
New York: Twayne, 1993. Solid, informative overview of DeLillo's
career. Best chapters are those on Americana, Ratner's Star, Mao II.
PE 4067. L45 LeClair, Tom. In the Loop: Don DeLillo and the Systems Novel. Urbana
and Chicago: U of Illinois P, 1987. Insightful, at times brilliant analysis of DeLillo's
novels through White Noise. Although focusing
on depicting DeLillo as a "systems novelist," LeClair also makes a
convincing case for the novelist's importance. Contains the first
serious analysis of Americana and Ratner's Star; the discussion of
The Names is a highlight. Still an indispensable resource for
PE 4067.L45 Lentricchia, Frank, ed. Introducing Don DeLillo. Durham, NC: Duke
AP4.S58 UP, 1991. Reprint of a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly
(89.2 [Spring 1990]) on DeLillo. First-rate collection of essays on
DeLillo from a variety of critical viewpoints, covering most of the
novels through Libra. Its usefulness for students and scholars is
slightly mitigated by the absence of footnotes. Contents
Lentricchia, "The American Writer as Bad Citizen--Introducing Don
DeLillo, Don. "Opposites," Chapter 10 of Ratner's Star. 7-42.
DeCurtis, Anthony. " 'An Outsider in