VI. Critical studies

Alexie, Sherman. Introduction. Watershed. By Percival Everett. Boston: Beacon, 2003. vii-xii.

Amfreville, Marc. “Erasure and The Water Cure: A Possible Suture?” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 180-88.

Back, Ryan E. “Identity and Exploitation in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” A Witness Tree 2 Mar. 2011. Web.

Baker, Houston A., Jr. “‘If you see Robert Penn Warren, ask him: Who does speak for the Negro?’: Reflections on Monk, Black Writing, and Percival Everett’s Erasure.” I Don’t Hate the South: Reflections on Faulkner, Family, and the South. New York: Oxford UP, 2007. 121-50.

Bauer, Sylvie. “‘Fracture This Bone . . . and Find the True Anguish of Speech’: Disenacting the Body in Percival Everett’s Zulus.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 37-57.

—. “‘A good place to throw ashes to the wind’: ‘Revenir du pays des morts’ ou les soubresauts de la pensée dans Percival Everett by Virgil Russell, de Percival Everett.” Transatlantica 2013.1: 1-10. Web.

—. “The Music of Words in Zulus.” Maniez and Tissut 153-72.

—. “‘Nouns, Names, Verbs’ in The Water Cure by Percival Everett, or, ‘Can a Scream Be Articulate?'” Revue française d’études americaines 128 (2011): 99-108.

—. “Percival Everett’s Grand Canyon Inc.: Self-Reliance Revisited.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 257-68.

—. “‘Private Turbulent Seas’: ‘Painting The Moon’ In Cutting Lisa, by Percival Everett.” Lectures du Monde Anglophone 1 (2015): 1-9. Web.

Bell, Bernard W. “Percival L[eonard] Everett (1956-).” The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2004. 323-28. [Discusses erasure]

Bell, Madison Smartt. “Analysis [of ‘Hear That Long Train Moan’].” Narrative Design: A Writer’s Guide to Structure. Ed. Madison Smartt Bell. New York: Norton, 1997. 136-46.

—. Introduction. God’s Country. By Percival Everett. Boston: Beacon, 2003. vii-ix.

—. “A Note on God’s Country.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 343-44.

Berben-Masi, Jacqueline. “Getting to First Base: Baseball as Organizing Metaphor in Suder.” Julien and Tissut 23-28.

—. “‘Inverser la plaisanterie afin de secouer le joug’; ou, comment vicier un stéréotype.” Revue LISA/LISA e-journal 7.1 (2009): 89-100. Web. [Discusses “The Appropriation of Cultures” (in French)]

—. “‘The Jailhouse Baby Blues,’ or Literal and Literary Prisons in Glyph by Percival Everett: Allegory, Irony, Self-Reflection, and Socio-Academic Analysis.” Julien and Tissut 49-60.

—. “Percival Everett’s Glyph: Prisons of the Body Physical, Political, and Academic.” In the Grip of the Law: Trials, Prisons and the Space Between. Eds. Monika Fludernik and Greta Olson. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2004. 223-39.

Birat, Kathie. “Ordinary Voices: The Mocking of Myth in For Her Dark Skin.” Julien and Tissut 81-89.

—. “Percival Everett and the Epistolary Novel.” Lettres noires: L’insistance de la lettre dans la culture afro-américaine. Ed. Claudine Raynaud. Montpellier: PULM, 2012. 123-43. [Discusses A History of the African-American People]

Bleu-Schwenninger, Patricia. “On the Necessity of Losing One’s Head in Order to Keep It in Percival Everett’s American Desert.” Maniez and Tissut 131-52.

Bonnemère, Yves. “God’s Country: The Mythic West Revisited.” Julien and Tissut 149-60.

Bragg, Beauty. “History (Deposed) by Percival Everett: An Account of Race, Writing, and Post-Soul Aesthetics in A History of the African-American People [Proposed] by Strom Thurmond.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 18-36.

Brock, Malin Lidström. “Beyond Multiculturalism: Invisible Men and Transculturality in The Human Strain and Erasure.” Transcultural Identities in Contemporary Literature. Ed. Irene Gilsenan Nordin, Julie Hansen, and Carmen Zamorano Llena. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013. 159-76.

Buchanan, David. “The Barely Functioning Author in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Kritikos 11 (October/December 2014). Web.

Byers, Thomas B. “Erasure‘s Ethics: Everett with and against Badiou.” Maniez and Tissut 89-105.

Calhoun, James. “Alluding to Protest: Percival Everett’s Erasure and the Struggle for Democracy in African-American Literature.” Alluding to Protest: Resistance in Post War American Literature. Diss. Miami U (Ohio), 2009. 55-87. Web.

Cannon, Uzzie Teresa. “A Bird of a Different Feather: Blues, Jazz, and the Difficult Journey of the Self in Percival Everett’s Suder.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 94-112.

—. “Ways to ‘Mean Something’: Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Against the Grain: Black Masculine Narrative Insurgency in Contemporary Fiction. Diss. U of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2004. 50-80. ProQuest. Web.

Carmines, Amee. “Reclaiming the Greek Tradition in the African American Novel: Percival Everett’s Frenzy.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 125-45.

Charles, John C. “Conclusion.” Abandoning the Black Hero: Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2013. 202-10. [Discusses erasure]

Clary, Françoise. “Réactualiser l’histoire par l’écriture du sensible, Watershed de Percival Everett.” Politiques du sensible dans le monde afro-américain et diasporique. Ed. Arlette Frund. Paris: l’Harmattan, 2015. 185-211. [in French]

—. “Watershed and The Body of Martin Aguilera: The Representation of a Mixed People.” Julien and Tissut 169-82.

Coombes, Sam. “La parodie et l’ironie au service d’une critique des stratégies politiques identitaires dans Erasure de Percival Everett.” Bulletin de la Société de Stylistique Anglaise 29 (2007): 127-39. [in French]

Davis, Charlene. “Race in Erasure: Resistance to Perform and the Principle.” Falsity, Fronting, Future: Race in Everett’s Erasure, Brand’s What We All Long For and Obama’s Dreams from My Father. M.A. Thesis, Dalhousie U, 2009. 21-48. ProQuest. Web.

De Lilly, Irene Rose. “Manifest Content without a Dreamer: A Freudian Analysis of Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Lux: A Journal of Transdisciplinary Writing and Research from Claremont Graduate University 2.1 (2013): 1-10. Web.

Demirtürk, E. Lâle. “‘Parodies of Whiteness’: Discursive Frames of Recognition in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” Journal of Literature and Art Studies 1.2 (August 2011): 83-95.

—. “Rescripted Performances of Blackness as ‘Parodies of Whiteness’: Discursive Frames of Recognition in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” The Contemporary African American Novel: Multiple Cities, Multiple Subjectivities, and Discursive Practices of Whiteness in Everyday Urban Encounters. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2012. 85-109.

Déon, Marguerite. “Clichés and Cultural Icons in Percival Everett’s Fiction.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web. [Discusses God’s Country, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, and Wounded]

Depci, Aytemis, and Bülent C. Tanritanir. “Identity Erasure in Percival Everett’s Erasure and I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” Journal of Academic Social Science Studies 6.2 (February 2013): 329-50. Web.

—. “Intolerance to Minorities and Anti-Gay Violence in Percival Everett’s Wounded.” International Journal of Social Research 7.30 (2014): 61-68.

—. “Parody of Cliché in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Journal of International Social Research 7.29 (2014): 281-94. Web.

Devlin, Paul. The Evasion of Segregation in African American Modernist Fiction: Sound and Subjectivity in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Albert Murray, and Percival Everett. Diss. SUNY at Stony Brook, 2014. [Discusses Suder]

Dickson-Carr, Darryl. “ ‘The Historical Burden That Only Oprah Can Bear’: African American Satirists and the State of the Literature.” Contemporary African American Literature: The Living Canon. Ed. Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2013. 41-54. [Discusses erasure]

Dittman, Jonathan. “‘knowledge2 + certainty2 = squat4‘: (re)Thinking Identity and Meaning in Percival Everett’s The Water Cure.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 3-18.

Dobrinescu, Anca Mihaela. “Signing an Identity Artist’s Card: Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Buletinul Universitatii Petrol-Gaze din Ploieşti, Seria  Filologie 60.1 (2008): 1-6.

Donahue, James J. “The Signifying Cowboy: Re-Imagining African-American on the American Frontier.” Rewriting the American Myth: Post-1960s American Historical Frontier Romances. Diss. U of Connecticut, 2007. 152-207. Web. [Discusses Walk Me to the Distance and God’s Country]

Dorris, Ronald. “Frenzy: Framing Text to Set Discourse in a Cultural Continuum.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 35-59.

Doszen, Joss. Clichés et Marginalité en Littérature Africaine au travers du roman Effacement de Percival Everett. Dakar: Éditions Kusoma, 2015. [On erasure]

Dragulescu, Luminita M. “Cross-Race Penning of Race Trauma.” The Trauma of Race, the Race of Trauma: American Culture between Racial Segregation and “Political Correctness.” Diss. West Virginia U, 2011. 168-211. ProQuest. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Dumas, Frédéric. “The Preservationist Impulse in Percival Everett’s ‘True Romance.'” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 60-74.

—. “Trout Fishing and Red Herring: The Meaning of Going Wild in Percival Everett’s Damned If I Do.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 225-42.

—. “Trout Fishing and Woodworking: Digression in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Maniez and Tissut 49-72.

Eaton, Kimberly. “Deconstructing the Narrative: Language, Genre, and Experience in Erasure.” Nebula 3.2-3 (2006) 220-32. Web.

Eidson, Diana. Signifying, Satire, and Subversion: Explorations of Black Masculinity in the Contemporary African-American Novel. M.A. Thesis, U of West Georgia, 2007. Web. [Chapters on God’s Country and erasure]

Evans, Michelle Whitney. “Readers’ Circle: It’s Tough to Define Both ‘Lisa’s’ Protagonist and Its Author.” The State (Columbia, SC) 3 Sept. 2002: D6.

Farebrother, Rachel. “‘Out of Place’: Reading Space in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” MELUS 40.2 (Summer 2015): 117-36.

Feith, Michel. “The Art of Torture in The Water Cure, by Percival Everett.” Revue française d’études américaines 132 (2012): 90-104.

—. “Black Bacchus?: Signifying on Classical Myth in Percival Everett’s Frenzy.” Julien and Tissut 91-118.

—. “Blueprint for Studies in the African American (Neo)Baroque: John Edgar Wideman, Percival Everett.” Transatlantica 2009.1: 1-18. Web. [Discusses Frenzy, American Desert, and erasure]

—. “Ellison avec Barthes: Occultation et désoccultation du ‘canon ethnique’ dans Erasure de Percival Everett.” Revue française d’études americaines 110 (April 2006): 61-77. [in French]

—. “Hire-a-Glyph: Hermetics and Hermeneutics in Percival Everett’s Glyph.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 301-19.

—. “Manifest Deathtiny: Percival Everett’s American Desert of the Real.” Julien and Tissut 183-201.

—. “Le partage des eaux dans Watershed, de Percival Everett: Métissage, hydrographie, textualité.” E-CRINI 4 (2013): 1-14. Web. [in French]

—. “Philosophy in the Basement: The Heritage of Ancient Greek Philosophy in Percival Everett’s The Water Cure.” Troubled  Legacies: Heritage/Inheritance in American Minority Literatures. Eds. Feith and Claudine Raynaud. Newcastle Upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars, 2015. 49-68.

—. “The Well-Tempered Anachronism, or The C(o)urse of Empire in Percival Everett’s For Her Dark Skin.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

—. “Working the Underground Seam: Richard Wright’s ‘The Man Who Lived Underground’ in the Light of Percival Everett’s Zulus.” Richard Wright in a Post-Racial Imaginary. Eds. Alice Mikal Craven, William E. Dow, and Yoko Nakamura. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014. 161-76.

Félix, Brigitte. “Of Weeds and Words: Percival Everett’s Poetry.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web. [Discusses Abstraktion und Einfühlung, Re: f, and Swimming Swimmers Swimming]

—. “‘The One That Got Away’: Fabulation in Percival Everett’s Fiction.” Maniez and Tissut 15-33. [Discusses God’s Country, Glyph, erasure, Grand Canyon, Inc., damned if i do, and The One That Got Away]

Fett, Sebastian. “The Epistemology of Race: Percival Everett’s Erasure.” The Treatment of Racism in the African American Novel of Satire. Diss. Fachbereich 2. Anglistik/Amerikanistik, Universität Trier, 2007. 159-215. Web.

Finley, Toiya Kristen. “Archetypical Metafiction: Scrutinizing Fallen Achetypes.” Farrago’s Wainscott 2.6 (June 2008). Web. [Discusses erasure]

Gay, Marie-Agnès. “ ‘Wanted: straight words’ in Percival Everett’s Novel Wounded.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

Geathers, S. Isabel. “‘knot / a banruptury / hove / weirds’: The Crystalline Aesthetics of Percival Everett’s Abstraktion und Einfühlung.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 84-100.

Gibson, Scott Thomas. “Invisibility and the Commodification of Blackness in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 37.4 (December 2010): 354-70.

Green, Daniel. “Percival Everett.” Daniel Green’s the Reading Experience n.d. Web. [Discusses Glyph, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, and Percival Everett by Virgil Russell]

Gretlund, Jan Nordby. “Black and White Identity in Today’s Southern Novel.” Moravian Journal of Literature and Film 2.1 (Fall 2010): 43-52. Web. [Discusses I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

—. “Percival Everett: Mediating Skin Color.” Aktuel Forskning (Syddansk U) June 2010: 1-7. Web. [Discusses erasure and I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

—. “‘Still There?’: Encapsulated Prejudice in Today’s Southern Fiction.” The (Un)Popular South. Eds. Marcel Arbeit and M. Thomas Inge. Olomouc, Czech Republic: Palacký U, 2011. 97-111. [Discusses “The Appropriation of Cultures,” erasure, and I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

Griffin, Sarah Mantilla. “‘This Strange Juggler’s Game’: Forclusion in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 19-34.

Grossman, Barry. “Authors Living through Representation: Appropriating Symbols to Affect Identity in A History of the African-American People [Proposed] by Strom Thurmond as Told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid.” The Revitalization of the Author in Contemporary American Fiction in the Works of Kurt Vonnegut, Percival Everett/James Kincaid, and Philip Roth. Thesis, Northern Illinois U, 2013. 34-54.

Gunning, Dave. “Concentric and Centripetal Narratives of Race: Caryl Phillips’s Dancing in the Dark and Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life. Cross/Cultures 146. Eds. Bénédicte Ledent and Daria Tunca. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012. 359-74.

Gysin, Fritz. “The Pitfalls of Parody: Melancholic Satire in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Julien and Tissut 63-80.

Handley, William R. “Detecting the Real Fictions of History in Watershed.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 305-12.

Harley, Madeleine. “‘Black Enough?’: Percival Everett’s Erasure and African American Literary Heritage.” Thesis, U of New South Wales, 2014. Web.

Hatcher, Molly P. “Scenes of Convergence, Scenes of Erasure.” “Disputes, Disorders, and Confusion”: Authorship, Remediation, and Intellectual Property Regulations in the Digital Age. Diss. U of Michigan, 2013. 26-74.

Hayman, Casey. “Hypervisible Man: Techno-Performativity and Televisual Blackness in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” MELUS 39.3 (Fall 2014): 135-54.

Heard, Danielle Christine. “Incognegro: Dead Authors, Second Selves, and Comic Revenge in Post-Soul Satire.” Buggy Jiving: Comic Strategies of the Black Avant-Garde. Diss. Cornell U, 2010. 133-81. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Hogue, W. Lawrence. “The Trickster Figure, The African American Virtual Subject, and Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Postmodernism, Traditional Cultural Forms, and African American Narratives. Albany: SUNY P, 2013. 101-36.

Homolová, Lada. The Early Works of Percival Everett. M.A. Thesis, Palacky U (Olomouc), 2013. [Discusses Suder, Walk Me to the Distance, Cutting Lisa, For Her Dark Skin, and Zulus]

Huehls, Mitchum. “Objectifying Race; or, What African American Literature Is.” After Critique: Twenty-First-Century Fiction in a Neoliberal Age. New York: Oxford UP, 2016. 96-128. [Discusses erasure, Glyph, and I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

—. “The Post-Theory Theory Novel.” Contemporary Literature 56.2 (Summer 2015): 280-310. [Discusses Percival Everett by Virgil Russell]

Jaffe, Aaron. “The Authenticity of Jargon and Percival Everett’s Erasure: A Set with Ten Elements.” Maniez and Tissut 73-88.

Johns, Gillian. “Everett’s Erasure: That Drat Aporia When Black Satire Meets ‘The Pleasure of the Text.'” Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights. Eds. Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2014. 85-97.

Johnson, Michael K. “Looking at the Big Picture: Percival Everett’s Western Fiction.” Western American Literature 42.1 (Spring 2007) 26-53.

—. “Looking at the Big Picture: Percival Everett’s Western Fiction.” Rev. ver. Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2014. 186-211.

Julien, Claude. “Assumption: From Reminiscences to Surprise, from Dream to Nightmare.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

—. “From Walk Me to the Distance to Wounded, or The Undesirable Appropriation of Frontier Justice.” GRAAT: Groupe de Recherches Anglo-Américaines de Tours 7 (January 2010): 201-14.

—. “Introduction: Reading Percival Everett: European Perspectives.” Julien and Tissut 9-20.

—. “Settings and Beings in Percival Everett’s New Mexico Fiction.” Maniez and Tissut 107-30.

—. “Text and Paratext Interaction in Watershed.” Julien and Tissut 119-31.

—. “The Fabulous Destiny of Rosendo y Mauricio, or, Between (Good) Sense and Making Sense.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 297-303. [Discusses “Age Would Be That Does”]

—. “The Real and the Unreal, or the Endogenous and the Exogenous: The Case of Walk Me to the Distance and Wounded.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 243-56.

Julien, Claude, and Anne-Laure Tissut, eds. Reading Percival Everett: European Perspectives. Tours: Presses Universitaires François Rabelais, 2007.

Kilgore, Christopher David. “Possessed by an Invisible Man: Narrating Agency as Reliability in Erasure.” Ambiguous Recognition Recursion, Cognitive Blending, and the Problem of Interpretation in Twenty-First-Century Fiction. Diss. U of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2010. 190-244. Web.

Kim, Jenny. “Percival Everett & American Jingles.” WordPress.com 24 July 2016. Web.  [Discusses I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

Kimberling, Clint. “Spotlight on Percival Everett.” UPMississippi.blogspot.com 13 Feb. 2013. Web.

Kincaid, James R. “Collaborating with the Sphinx: On Strom.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 369-71.

—. “Editor’s Note.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 291.

—. “An Interview with Percival Everett.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 377-81.

Klein, Chelsea Lynne. “Finding Prestige: Tenure and Publication Bias in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Power through Privilege: Surveying Perspectives on the Humanities in Higher Education in the Contemporary American Campus Novel. Thesis, Wake Forest U, 2016. 33-47.

Knight, Michael. “My Friend, Percival.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 292-96.

Krauth, Leland. “Undoing and Redoing the Western.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 313-27.

Kunze, Peter C. “Drapetomania Redux: Black Male Satirists at Millennium’s End.” The Tears of a Clown: Masculinity and Comedy in Contemporary American Narratives. Diss. Florida State U, 2012. 100-36. ProQuest. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Kurjatto-Renard, Patrycja. “Zulus: The Body as Otherness and Prison.” Julien and Tissut 135-47.

Lambert, Raphaël. “Negotiating Black Identity: Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Journal of the American Literature Society of Japan 7 (March 2008): 32-50.

Larkin, Lesley. “Erasing Precious: Sapphire and Percival Everett.” Race and the Literary Encounter: Black Literature from James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2015. 124-63. [On erasure]

Lebron, Chris. “Theory Is Stranger than Fiction: Black Literature as Social Truth.” Social Science Research Network 26 Aug. 2013. Web. [Discusses erasure and I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

Le Cor, Gwen. “ ‘At any rake,’ Angles of ‘Linguistic Condensation’ and Shock in Percival Everett’s The Water Cure: ‘All this while we play and pain with a language that is private.’” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

—. “Les ‘fleurs mathématiques’ de la poésie et la fiction américaine contemporaine: enjeux d’une intersection littérature-mathématiques pour l’étude de l’anglais scientifique.” La Revue du GERAS 66 (Nov. 2014): 121-36. Web. [Discusses Percival Everett by Virgil Russell (in French)]

Leyva, Alcy. “What Percival Everett’s ‘Erasure’ Can Tell Us about Authenticity.” The Millions 23 Aug. 2016. Web.

Lidström Brock, Malin. “Beyond Multiculturalism: Invisible Men and Transculturality in The Human Stain and Erasure.” Transcultural Identities in Contemporary Literature. Eds. Irene Gilsenan Nordin, Julie Hansen, and Carmen Zamorano Llena. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013. 159-76.

Maniez, Claire, and Anne-Laure Tissut, eds. Percival Everett: Transatlantic Readings. Éditions Le Manuscrit, 2007.

—. Preface. Maniez and Tissut 11-14.

Manning, Brandon. Laughing at My Manhood: Transgressive Black Masculinities in Contemporary African American Satire. Diss. Ohio State U, 2014. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Maupin, Michael. “Carnivalesque Regeneration: The Reader’s Role in Percival Everett’s God’s Country.” Educated Topics 4 May 2011.

McCarroll, Meredith. “Consuming Performances: Race, Media, and the Failure of the Cultural Mulatto in Bamboozled and Erasure.” Passing Interest: Racial Passing in US Novels, Memoirs, Television, and Film, 1990-2010. Ed. Julie Cary Nerad. Albany: SUNY P, 2014. 283-306.

McConkey-Pirie, Caitlin. “Ironist vs. Empiricist: The Political Battle Royale in Percival Everett’s Cutting Lisa and Erasure.” Verso (Dalhousie U) 2009: 30-37. Web.

McCormack, Leah. “Reclaiming Silenced & Erased Histories: The Paratextual Devices of Historiographic Metafiction.” Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity 14.2 (Fall 2013): 37-54. [Discusses erasure]

McCoy, Beth A., Gregory J. Palermo, Jeremy A. Jackson, Danielle M. Ward, Timothy Moriarty, Christina Broomfield, Melissa Ann Smith, Matt Huben, and Justin M. Turner. “‘There is No Magic Here’: Saidiya Hartman, Percival Everett’s Zulus, and Slavery’s Archive.” Genders 1.2 (Fall 2016). Web.

McCrae, Fiona. “Frenzy.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 328-29.

McKenzie, Tait. “Dreams of Identity in Everett’s ‘Erasure.'” The Absent Narrative 28 Nov. 2007. Web.

Miller, Gordon. “It’s a Black Thang Maybe”: Postmodern Racism in Percival Everett’s Erasure. M.A. Thesis, Dalhousie U, 2007. ProQuest. Web.

Miller, Gregory Leon. “Identity Crisis.” Los Angeles Review of Books 23 Jan. 2012. Web. [Focuses on Assumption and erasure]

Mills, Stephen S. “Reading Percival.” Joe’s Jacket 27 May 2013.

Milne, Leah A. ‘Necessary Fictions’: Authorship and Transethnic Identity in Contemporary Narratives. Diss. U of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2015. ProQuest. Web.

Mitchell, Keith B. “Encountering the Face of the Other: Levinasian Ethics and Its Limits in Percival Everett’s God’s Country.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 146-75.

—. “Writing (Fat) Bodies: Grotesque Realism and the Carnivalesque in Percival Everett’s Zulus.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 269-85.

Mitchell, Keith B., and Robin G. Vander. “Changing the Frame, Framing the Change: The Art of Percival Everett.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives ix-xvii.

Mitchell, Keith B., and Robin G. Vander. “Introduction: The Work of Art in the Post-Soul Era: Percival Everett Writing Other/Wise.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 7-17.

Mitchell, Keith B., and Robin G. Vander, eds. Percival Everett: Writing Other/Wise. New Orleans: Xavier Review Press, 2014.

Mitchell, Keith B., and Robin G. Vander, eds. Perspectives on Percival Everett. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2013.

Moriah, Kristin Leigh. “I Am Not a Race Man: Racial Uplift and the Post-Black Aesthetic in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” Understanding Blackness through Performance: Contemporary Arts and the Representation of Identity. Ed. Anne Crémieux, Xavier Lemoine, and Jean-Paul Rocchi. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 221-36.

Morgan, Danielle Fuentes. “‘It’s a Black Thang Maybe’: Satirical Blackness in Percival Everett’s Erasure and Adam Mansbach’s Angry Black White Boy.” Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights. Eds. Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2014. 162-74.

—. What’s So Funny?: Satire and African American Literature and Culture in the Twenty-First Century. Diss. Cornell U, 2016. [Discusses erasure]

Morton, Seth. “Locating the Experimental Novel in Erasure and The Water Cure.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 189-201.

Moynihan, Sinéad. “Living Parchments, Human Documents: Passing, Racial Identity and the Literary Marketplace.” Passing into the Present: Contemporary American Fiction of Racial and Gender Passing. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2010. 21-50. [Discusses erasure]

—. “Living Parchments, Human Documents: Racial identity and Authorship in Percival Everett’s Erasure and Hannah Crafts’ The Bondswoman’s Narrative.” Engaging Tradition, Making It New: Essays on Teaching Recent African American Literature. Eds. Stephanie Brown and Éva Tettenborn. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2008. 103-21.

Mullins, Matthew. “Counter-Counterstorytelling: Reading Critical Race Theory in Percival Everett’s Assumption.” Callaloo 39.2 (Spring 2016): 457-72.

Munby, Jonathan. “African American Literature: Recasting Region through Race.” A History of Western American Literature. Ed. Susan Kollin. New York: Cambridge UP, 2015. 314-30. [Discusses God’s Country and Wounded]

Narula, Rajneesh. “On Books and Blackness.” 4 Mar. 2010. Web.

Naumowicz, Jonathan. “Between Authenticity and the Postracial: Cultural Trafficking and Identity in Colson Whitehead’s Sag Harbor and Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Thesis, Bridgewater State U, 2016. Web.

Norris, Keenan Franklin. “Power and Marginality in Everett and Kincaid’s Satire.” Marginalized-Literature-Market-Life: Black Writers, a Literature of Appeal, and the Rise of Street Lit. Diss. U of California, Riverside, 2013. 162-72. Web. [Discusses A History of the African-American People]

O’Connor, John J. “Troubled Drifter Takes on Small Town.” New York Times 2 Apr. 1990: C16. [Discusses Walk Me to the Distance]

O’Donnell, Patrick. “Racing Identity.” The American Novel Now: Reading Contemporary American Fiction since 1980. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 92-104. [102-04 discuss erasure]

Olson, Andrew. “The 21st Century Sambo.” Universal Journal n.d. [Discusses erasure]

Özlem, Görey. “Reading Readers and Authors: Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Atenea (U of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez) 35.1-2 (Jan.-Dec. 2015): 87-96.

Paquet-Deyris. “‘Follow Your Heart’ (NBC, 1990): The Mirage of an Adaptation of Percival Everett’s 1985 Novel Walk Me to the Distance.” Julien and Tissut 161-68.

Parisot, Yolaine. “Scénographies postcoloniales d’auteurs: Percival Everett, Erasure, 2001, et Gary Victor, Banal oubi, 2008.” Postures postcoloniales: Domaines africains et antillais. Ed. Anthony Mangeon. Paris: Karthala/Montpellier: MSH-M, 2012. 285-309. [in French]

Parrinello-Cason, Michelle D. Embracing an Agonistic Cycle of Rhetorical Oscillation as a Path for Belief and Advocacy in Developmental Education. Diss. Saint Louis U, 2015. [Discusses erasure]

Perez, Laura R. “Percival Everett’s Erasure.” In the Middle, In Between: Cultural Hybridity, Community Rejection, and the Destabilization of Race in Percival Everett’s Erasure, Adam Mansbach’s Angry Black White Boy, and Danzy Senna’s Caucasia. M.A. Thesis, Howard U, 2011. 14-32.

Petrides, Sarah I. “Race and Postregionalism.” The Postregional Turn in Contemporary American Literature. Diss. Brown U, 2008. 133-67. ProQuest. Web. [Discusses Wounded]

Phillips, Carl. “Knowing Percival.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 330-32.

Pluvinet, Charlene. “’Pataulogie’ de la littérature: L’Écrivain afro-américain à l’épreuve de la fiction dans Erasure de Percival Everett.” Imaginaires de la vie littéraire: Fiction, figuration, configuration. Ed. Dozo Björn-Olav, Anthony Glinoer, and Michel Lacroix. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2012. 91-103. [in French]

Porter, Archie Lavelle. “When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong.” The Over-Education of the Negro: Academic Novels, Higher Education and the Black Intellectual. Diss. CUNY, 2014. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Porter, Lavelle. “Percival Everett by Percival Everett.” The New Inquiry 5 May 2015. Web.

Porter, Sha-Shonda. “Identity and Misrecognition in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 58-76.

Powell, Tamara. “Lord of Allusions: Reading Percival Everett’s Erasure through African American Literary History.” Valley Voices: A Literary Review 12.2 (Fall 2012): 100-07.

Powell, Tara. “Percival Everett: Erasure.” Still in Print: The Southern Novel Today. Ed. Jan Nordby-Gretlund. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2010. 73-87.

Rabneau, Isabelle. “Horses.” topolivres.com 13 Oct. 2008. [Discusses erasure, American Desert, Wounded, and Glyph (in French)]

Ramsey, William M. “Knowing Their Place: Three Black Writers and the Postmodern South.” Southern Literary Journal 31.2 (Summer 2005): 119-39. [Discusses Suder and several stories]

Raynaud, Claudine. “Naming, Not Naming and Nonsense in I Am Not Sidney Poitier.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

Reese, Anna. “Race and Integrity in Schuyler’s Black No More and Everett’s Erasure.” Yahoo! Voices 27 July 2010.

Rice, Almah LaVon. “The Rise of Street Literature.” Colorlines 11 (May/June 2008): 43-46. [Discusses erasure]

Ridley, Chauncey. “Van Go’s Pharmakon: ‘Pharmacology’ and Democracy in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” African American Review 47.1 (Spring 2014): 101-11.

Robinson, Adam. “‘You Always Want the Heartwood’: Woodworking in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” The Raveler n.d.

Robinson, Timothy Mark. “Percival Everett’s Glyph as Neo-Slave Narrative: Within and beyond Tradition.” Mitchell and Vander, Percival 101-24.

Roof, Judith. “Everett’s Eidolon: The Story of an Eye.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web. [Discusses There Are No Names for Red]

—. “Everett’s Hypernarrator.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 202-15.

—. “For Play.” Maniez and Tissut 173-84. [Discusses A History of the African-American People]

—. “Mr. Everett Anthologizes.” Maniez and Tissut 35-47. [Discusses erasure, God’s Country, and Wounded]

Ruffin, Kimberly N. “Bones and Water: Telling on Myth.” Black on Earth: African American Ecoliterary Traditions. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2010. 111-35. [Discusses God’s Country, Watershed, and Grand Canyon, Inc.]

Russett, Margaret. “Race under Erasure.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 358-68.

Rutter, Emily R. “’Straighten Up and Fly Right’: A Contrafactual Reading of Percival Everett’s Suder and Bernard Malamud’s The Natural.” Aethlon 32.1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015): 43-57.

S., Beejay. “Things You Will Learn from Spending a Day with Percival Everett.” The Minnesota Review Blog 9 Oct. 2014. Web.

Saldívar, Ramón. “Speculative Realism and the Postrace Aesthetic in Contemporary American Fiction.” A Companion to American Literary Studies. Ed. Caroline F. Levander and Robert S. Levine. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 517-31. [Discusses erasure]

Sallis, James. “The Audacious, Uncategorizable Everett.” Boston Globe 28 Nov. 2004: D9.

Sammarcelli, Françoise. “Vision and Revision in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

Sánchez-Arce, Ana Mariá. “‘Authenticism,’ or the Authority of Authenticity.” Mosaic 40.3 (2007): 139-55. [Discusses erasure]

Sanconie, Maïca. “The One That Got Away: A Number Adventure, or a Semantic Experiment?” Julien and Tissut 39-47.

Sanders-Senu, LaRonda Meeshay. “Validating the Myth or Simplifying Reality: Racism and Postracialism in Erasure and Rebel Yell.” Toward a Progressive African Americanism: Africanism and Intraracial Class Conflict in Twentieth- and Early Twenty-First-Century African American Literature. Diss. U of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2011. 269-310. Web.

Schmidt, Christian. “Dissimulating Blackness: The Degenerative Satires of Paul Beatty and Percival Everett.” Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights. Eds. Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2014. 150-61. [Discusses erasure and A History of the African-American People]

—. “The Parody of Postblackness in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier and the End(s) of African American Literature.” Black Studies Papers 2.1 (2016): 113-32. Web.

—. “Re-Writing the Text of Blackness: ‘Mimetic hacks’ in Trey Ellis’s Platitudes and Percival Everett’s Erasure.” Postblack Aesthetics: The Freedom to Be Black in Contemporary African American Fiction. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag, 2017. 125-70.

Schur, Richard. “The Mind-Body Split in American Desert: Synthesizing Everett’s Critique of Race, Religion, and Science.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 75-93.

—. “Stomping the Blues No More?: Hip Hop Aesthetics and Contemporary African American Literature.” New Essays on the African American Novel: From Hurston and Ellison to Morrison and Whitehead. Eds. Lovalerie King and Linda F. Selzer. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 201-20. [Discusses erasure]

Shchepacheva, Inna V. “African American Literary Traditions in Percival Everett’s Works.” Proceedings of Kazan University, Humanities Series [Uchenye Zapiski Kazanskogo Universiteta, Seriya Gumanitarnye Nauki] 157.2 (2015): 254-60. [Discusses Glyph and American Desert (in Russian)]

—. “Fictional Features of Percival Everett’s Novel Erasure.” Philology and Culture 39.1 (2015): 266-68. Web. [in Russian]

Shchepacheva, Inna V., and Olga B. Karasik. “To Whom the Oscar Goes: The Image of African American in Percival Everett’s Novel and Sidney Poitier’s Films.” Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict 20.Special Issue (2016): 215-19. Web. [Discusses I Am Not Sidney Poitier]

Sims, Deborah Marie. “Being ‘Black Enough’: Authenticity, Commodification, and Motherhood in Erasure.” The Postdomestic Woman: Divorce and the Ex-Wife in American Literature, Film, and Culture. Diss. U of California, Riverside, 2011. 132-53. ProQuest. Web.

Smith, Meagan K. “Between Remembering and Forgetting.” From Signifying to Posterizing. M.A. Thesis, American U, 2011. 22-37. ProQuest. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Stewart, Anthony. “About Percival Everett: A Profile.” Ploughshares 40.2-3 (Fall 2014): 188-93.

—. “‘Do you mind if we make Craig Suder white?’: From Stereotype to Cosmopolitan to Grotesque in Percival Everett’s Suder.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 113-25.

—.“The Desire for the End of Race: Barthes, Everett, and the Belief in the Postracial.” Postracial America?: An Interdisciplinary Study. Ed. Vincent L. Stephens and Anthony Stewart. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 2017. 125-39. [Discusses Assumption]

—. “Giving the People What They Want: The African American Exception as Racial Cliché in Percival Everett’s Erasure.” American Exceptionalisms: From Winthrop to Winfrey. Eds. Sylvia Söderlind and James Taylor Carson. Albany: SUNY P, 2011. 167-89.

—. “Introduction: An Assembled Coterie.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 175-79.

—. “Setting One’s House in Order: Theoretical Blackness in Percival Everett’s Fiction.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 216-24. [General, but focuses on Glyph]

—. “Talking about Race: Exposing the Desire for the Post-Racial, and Percival Everett’s Assumption.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

Tissut, Anne-Laure. “Frenzy, Practical Philosophy, and Fictive Jokes.” Canadian Review of American Studies 43.2 (Summer 2013): 286-300.

—. “Introduction.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

—. “L’écart dans l’œuvre de Percival Everett.” Sillages critiques 12 (2011): 1-11. Web. [Focuses on erasure and The Water Cure (in French)]

—. “Moments of Control: Reading Percival Everett’s Short Stories.” Julien and Tissut 29-38.

—. “Percival Everett’s The Water Cure: A Blind Read.” Sillages critiques 17 (2014). Web.

—. “‘Still Beautiful but Inadequate’: Des vicissitudes de l’autorité dans Erasure, de Percival Everett.” L’autorité en question. Eds. Yves-Charles Grandjeat and Christian Lerat. Pessac: Maison des sciences de l’homme d’Aquitaine, 2005. 151-64. [in French]

—. “The Water Cure, de Percival Everett: Nonsense et sens du rythme.” Palimpsestes 27 (2014): 195-218. [in French]

—. “This Is an Elephant: How to Do Things with Fiction.” Études Anglaises 63.2 (April-June 2010): 150-60. [Discusses The Water Cure]

—. “Zulus de Percival Everett: The Abecedary of Creative Transgression.” Confluences (Université Paris X, Nanterre) 24 (2004): 151-62. [in French]

Tissut, Anne-Laure, ed. Percival Everett. Lectures du Monde Anglophone 1. 2015. Web.

Ulff, Clément-Alexandre. “Invisible Fathers: Investigating Percival Everett’s ‘Lower Frequencies.’” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web. [Discusses Assumption, erasure, and Zulus]

Van Peteghem-Tréard. “Jouissance in damnedifido Stories by Percival Everett.” Tissut, Percival Everett. Web.

Vander, Robin. “When the Text Becomes the Stage: Percival Everett’s Performance Turn in For Her Dark Skin.” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 139-51.

Vasquez, Zach. “Avant Garde to Old Testament: Percival Everett.” The Creosote Journal 30 Mar. 2011. Web.

von Mossner, Alexa Weik. “Mysteries of the Mountain: Environmental Racism and Political Action in Percival Everett’s Watershed.” Journal of American Studies in Turkey 30 (2009): 73-88.

Warner, John. “Percival Everett: The Great American Novelist You Should Read Now.” Chicago Tribune Books 27 June 2017. Web.

Weixlmann, Joe. “Allusion and Misdirection: Himes, ‘Meiosis,’ and Everett’s erasure.” African American Review 49.2 (Summer 2016): 145-56.

—. Introduction. Conversations with Percival Everett. Ed. Joe Weixlmann. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2013. xi-xxiv.

Wesolowska, Monika. “The Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in the Novel Frenzy by Percival Everett.” Roczniki Humanistyczne 61.3 (2013): 93-100. [in Polish]

Williams, Laura Camille. Brave New Narratives: Postrace Identity and the African American Literary Tradition. Diss. U of Maryland, 2012. Abstract. ProQuest. Web. [Discusses erasure]

Wolfreys, Julian. “‘A Self-Referential Density’: Glyph and the ‘Theory’ Thing.” Callaloo 28.2 (Spring 2005): 345-57.

—. “‘A self-referential density’: Glyph, Fictions of Transgression and the ‘Theory’ Thing.” Literature, in Theory: Tropes, Subjectivities, Responses & Responsibilities. London: Continuum, 2010. 141-59.

Wyman, Sarah. “Charting the Body: Percival Everett’s Corporeal Landscapes in re: f (gesture).” Mitchell and Vander, Perspectives 126-38.

Yost, Brian. “The Changing Same: The Evolution of Racial Self-Definition and Commercialization.” Callaloo 31.4 (Fall 2008): 1314-34. [Discusses erasure]

Advertisements