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Annual Bibliography of

Literary Criticism on Don DeLillo, 2001

Compiled by Philip Nel.

Last revised 3 April 2004.

Aubry, Timothy. "White Noise Generation" Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture 12.1-2 (Fall 2000-Spring 2001):148-73.

Courtwright, David T. "Why Oswald Missed: Don DeLillo's Libra." Novel History: Historians and Novelists Confront America's Past (and Each Other). Ed. Mark C. Carnes. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001. 77-91.

[Dempsey, Peter.] "DeLillo, Don: Novelist and Playwright (1936-)." Routledge Critical Dictionary of Postmodern Thought. Ed. Stuart Sim. London and New York: Routledge, 2001. 224-25.

Gauthier, Marni. "Better Living Through Westward Migration: Don DeLillo's Inversion of the American West as 'Virgin Land' in Underworld.'" Moving Stories: Migration and the American West, 1850-2000. Ed. Scott E. Casper. Nevada Humanities Committee. Halcyon Series 23. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2001. 131-152.

Gerlach, T. J. "Ballad of a Thin Woman." Denver Quarterly 36.1-2 (Spring-Summer 2001): 206-08.

Hutchinson, Stuart. "DeLillo's Libra and the Real." Cambridge Quarterly 29 (June 2001): 117-131.

Ickstadt, Heinz. "The Narrative World of Don DeLillo." Faces of Fiction: Essays on American Literature and Culture from the Jacksonian Period to Postmodernity. Ed. Susanne Rohr and Sabine Sielke (Heidelberg: Tübingen, 2001): 375-392.

Karnicky, Jeffrey. "Wallpaper Mao: Don DeLillo, Andy Warhol, and Seriality." Critique 42.4 (Summer 2001): 339-56.

Kavadlo, Jesse. "Recycling Authority: Don DeLillo's Waste Management." Critique 42.4 (Summer 2001): 384-401.

Kwon, Teck Young. "[Death Drive Makes a Plot: Don DeLillo's White Noise]." Yongo Yongmunhak [Journal of English Language and Literature] 47.1 (2001): 139-59. [Article is in Korean]

Letarte, Genevieve. "La Pleine Ampleur de l'intention." Inconvenient: Revue Litteraire d' Essai et de Creation 7 (Nov. 2001): 83-93.

Mohr, Hans Ulrich. "DeLillo's Underworld: Cold War History and Systemic Patterns." European Journal of English-Studies 5.3 (Dec. 2001): 349-65.

Muirhead, Marion. "Deft Acceleration: The Occult Geometry of Time in White Noise." Critique 42.4 (Summer 2001): 402-15.

Nel, Philip. "Amazons in the Underworld: Gender, the Body, and Power in the Novels of Don DeLillo." Critique 42.4 (Summer 2001): 416-36.

O'Hagan, Andrew. "National Enquirer: Don DeLillo Gets Under America's Skin." War of the Words: 20 Years of Writing on Contemporary Literature. Ed. Joy Press. Three Rivers Press, 2001. 64-70.

Rebein, Robert. "Conclusion." Hicks, Tribes, and Dirty Realists: American Fiction After Postmodernism. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2001. 165-79. [Discusses Underworld.]

Scanlan, Margaret. Chapter 1, "Don DeLillo's Mao II and the Rushdie Affair." Plotting Terror: Novelists and Terrorists in Contemporary Fiction. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2001. 19-36.

Seguin, Robert. Around Quitting Time: Work and Middle-Class Fantasy in American Fiction. Durham: Duke UP, 2001. 159-60. [Brief discussion of White Noise.]

Treguer, Florian. "Comment recycler l'apocalypse: l'Histoire et son résidu critique dans Mao II et Underworld de Don DeLillo." Amérique fin de siècle. Ed. Sylvie Mathé. Aix en Provence, France. Publications de l'Université de Provence, 2001. 99-117.

---. "Vers une image symptomatique: Don DeLillo et la crise de l'evidence." Revue Francaise d' Etudes Americaines 89 (June 2001) : 98-117.

Vivan, Itala. "'Longing on a Large Scale Is What Makes History': Don DeLillo's Underworld." Letterature d' America: Rivista Trimestrale 21.86 (2001): 149-58.

Wallace, Molly. "'Venerated Emblems': DeLillo's Underworld and the History-Commodity." Critique 42.4 (Summer 2001): 367-83.

Whitebrook, Maureen. "Reading Don DeLillo's Mao II as a Commentary on Twentieth-Century Politics." European Legacy: Toward New Paradigm 6.6 (Dec. 2001): 763-69.

Yehnert, Curtis A. "'Like Some Endless Sky Waking Inside': Subjectivity in Don DeLillo." Critique 42.4 (Summer 2001): 357-66.

Yuknavitch, Lidia. Chapter 4, "Nuclear Ideology and Narrative Displacement." Allegories of Violence: Tracing the Writing of War in Twentieth-Century Fiction. New York & London: Routledge, 2001. 55-73 [White Noise].


This page is a work in progress. Any other already-published works to add? Please send the full citation to Philip Nel, who will first verify it and then add it to the bibliography. Thank you.



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