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Annual Bibliography of

Literary Criticism on Don DeLillo, 2005

Compiled by Philip Nel.

Last revised 30 September 2007.

Benzon, Kiki. "Spatial Narrative, Historical Revision: Don DeLillo's Underworld." American Mirrors: (Self) Reflections and (Self) Distortions. Ed. Felisa López Liquete. Lejona, Spain: Basque Country University Press, 2005. 55-61.

Berger, James. "Falling Towers and Postmodern Wild Children: Oliver Sacks, Don DeLillo, and Turns against Language." PMLA 120.2 (Mar. 2005): 341-61.

Chénetier, Mark. "Don DeLillo: la resistenza ai sistemi." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 199-206. [Italian translation of previously published piece.]

Cobo, R.M. Díez. "'The never ending neon': Storia e terrore di un’epoca terminale" Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 253-268. 

Daniele, Daniela. "Premessa." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 189-198.

Deneen, Patrick J.  “Hearing Tocqueville in DeLillo’s White Noise.”  Democracy’s Literature: Politics and Fiction in America.  Edited by Patrick J. Deneen and Joseph Romance.   Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005: 207-234.

DiPietro, Thomas, ed. Conversations with Don DeLillo. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2005.

Di Prete, Laura. "Don DeLillo's The Body Artist: Performing the Body, Narrating Trauma." Contemporary Literature 46.3 (2005): 483-510. <>. (Available to subscribers of Project Muse.)

Huehls, Mitchum. "Knowing What We Are Doing: Time, Form, and the Reading of Postmodernity." Cultural Critique 61 (2005): 55-86. Includes a discussion of White Noise.

Iacoli, Giulio. "CorpoReality Show. Elegia e deformazione del mondo in Don DeLillo, The Body Artist." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 339-356.

Ickstadt, Heinz. "Il mondo narrativo di Don DeLillo." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 207-232. [Italian translation of previously published piece.]

Iuli, M. Cristina. "Sottrarre strati di coscienza? Identità e intermedialità in Libra." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 299-322.

LeClair, Tom. "Mao II ed Io." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 323-338. [Italian translation of previously published piece.]

Lentricchia, Frank. "Libra come critica postmoderna." Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 269-298. [Italian translation of previously published piece.]

Longmuir, Anne. "The Language of History: Don DeLillo's The Names and the Iranian Hostage Crisis." Critique 46.2 (2005): 105-122.

Mansutti, Pamela. "'Using the whole picture': il doppio sogno cinematografico di Americana."  Nuova Corrente 52 (2005): 233-252. 

Martín Salván, Paula. "'Abstract Structures and Connective Patterns': Science and Fiction in Don DeLillo's Ratner's Star." The Grove. Working Papers on English Studies 12 (2005): 171-186.

McGowan, Todd. "The Obsolescence of Mystery and the Accumulation of Waste in Don DeLillo's Underworld." Critique 46.2 (2005): 123-145.

Osteen, Mark. "Echo Chamber: Undertaking The Body Artist." Studies in the Novel 37.1 (Spring 2005): 64-81.

Packer, Matthew J. " 'At the Dead Center of Things' in Don DeLillo's White Noise: Mimesis, Violence, and Religious Awe." Modern Fiction Studies 51.3 (2005): 648-66. <>. (Available to subscribers of Project Muse.)

Varsava, Jerry A. "The 'Saturated Self': Don DeLillo on the Problem of Rogue Capitalism." Contemporary Literature 46.1 (2005): 78-107. <>. (Available to subscribers of Project Muse.)

Wilcox, Leonard. "Don DeLillo’s Underworld: American Nationhood and the Troubling Remainder." From Z to A: Žižek at the Antipodes, eds. Lawrence Simmons, Heather Worth and Maureen Malloy. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press, 2005. 199-214.

Ziegler, Robert. "Mourning and Creation in Don DeLillo's The Body Artist." Notes on Contemporary Literature 35.3 (May 2005): 7-10.

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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