Books by Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

A partial listing….

Babe Ruth’s Ghost: And Other Historical and Literary Speculations. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996.

A Bibliographical Guide to the Study of Southern Literature. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1969.

Black Poetry in America: Two Essays in Historical Interpretation. [Co-authored with Blyden Jackson]. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974.

The Comic Imagination in American Literature. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1973.

The Curious Death of the Novel: Essays in American Literature. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1967.

The Edge of the Swamp: A Study in the Literature and Society of the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

A Gallery of Southerners. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

George W. Cable: The Life and Times of a Southern Heretic. New York: Pegasus, 1969.

The Golden Weather. New York: Atheneum, 1961.

The Heat of the Sun. Atlanta, Ga.: Longstreet Press, 1995.

The History of Southern Literature. [Editor]. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

The Idea of an American Novel. [Co-editor with John Rees Moore]. New York: T. Y. Crowell Co., 1961.

The Literary South. [Editor]. New York: Wiley, 1979.

The Mockingbird in the Gum Tree: A Literary Gallimaufry. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991.

Southern Renascence: The Literature of the Modern South. [Co-edited with Robert D. Jacobs]. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1953.

Surfaces of a Diamond. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981.

Thomas Wolfe: The Weather of His Youth. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1955.

The Wary Fugitives: Four Poets and the South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.

William Elliott Shoots a Bear: Essays on the Southern Literary Imagination. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1975.

The Writer in the South: Studies in a Literary Community. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1972.

A Writer’s Companion. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995.