David Markson: A Bibliography

Works by the Author:

(reverse chronological order)

The Last Novel. 1st ed. Emeryville, CA: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2007.

Vanishing Point : A Novel. 1st ed. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.

This Is Not a Novel. 1st ed. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 2001.

Reader’s Block. 1st ed. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1996.

Collected Poems. 1st ed. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1993.

“Be All My Sins Remembered.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 145-56.

“Reviewers in Flat Heels: Being a Postface to Several Novels.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 124-30.

Wittgenstein’s Mistress. 1st ed. Elmwood Park, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1988. 1st pbk ed. Elmwood Park, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1990. 2nd pbk ed. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1995.

“Healthy Kate.” Confrontation.33-34 (1986): 145-58. Rpt. in Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 131-44.

“[John O’hara].” John O’Hara Journal 3.1-2 (1980): 166.

Malcolm Lowry’s Volcano : Myth, Symbol, Meaning. New York: Times Books, 1978.

Springer’s Progress. 1st ed. New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1977. 1st pbk. ed. Elmwood Park, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1990. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1999.

“A Day for Addie Joss.” Atlantic Monthly 236.2 (1975): 36-40.

Going Down. 1st ed. New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1970. New York: Belmont Tower, 1970. Ft. Lee, NJ: Herodias, 2002. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2005. (See my review.)

Miss Doll, Go Home. 1st ed. New York: Dell, 1965.

The Ballad of Dingus Magee; Being the Immortal True Saga of the Most Notorious and Desperate Bad Man of the Olden Days, His Blood-Shedding, His Ruination of Poor Helpless Females, & Cetera. 1st ed. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1965. New York: Dell, 1967. Blond, 1967. Mayflower, 1968. Oakland Park, FL: VYTIS, 1996. Boca Raton, FL: Skyline Publications, 1997.

“Myth in ‘Under the Volcano’.” Prairie Schooner 37 (1963): 339-46.

Epitaph for a Dead Beat. 1st ed. New York: Dell, 1961. New York: Belmont Tower, 1972.

Epitaph for a Tramp. 1st ed. New York: Dell, 1959. New York: Belmont, 1974.

Fannin. Original title: Epitaph for a tramp. New York: Modern Promotions, 1959. New York: Belmont, 1971.

“White Apache.” Saturday Evening Post 229.13 (29 Sep 1956): 30, 135-39.

“Malcolm Lowry : A Study of Theme and Symbol in under the Volcano.” M.A. Columbia University, 1952.

Works by Other Authors:

Boccia, Michael, and Joseph Tabbi. “John Barth/David Markson Number.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 91-254.

—. “Books by David Markson.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 254.

Butscher, Edward. “David Markson’s Volcano: Going Down.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 187-91.

Costa, Richard Hauer. “Unsafe Sex and Contraceptive Aesthetics in David Markson’s Springer’s Progress.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 202-06.

Dempsey, Peter. “Novelist of shreds and patches: the fiction of David Markson.” Hollins Critic 42.4 (Oct 2005).

Elias, Camelia. “The Graveyard of Genre: David Markson’s Postmodern Epitaphs.” Reconstruction 5.1 (Winter 2005). Available: http://www.reconstruction.ws/051/elias.shtml

Feldman, Burton. “Markson’s New Way.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 157-63.

Gessen, Keith. “Writing for No One.” Feed Magazine (March 2001). Reprinted at Kraus99: http://www.kraus99.com/nr5/ingen/ingeneng.pdf

Grace, Sherrill E. “Messages: Reading Wittgenstein’s Mistress.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 207-16.

Green, Daniel. “Postmodern American Fiction.” Antioch Review 61.4 (2003): 729-41.

Honig, David. “Markson’s Progress.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 249-53.

Krim, Seymour. “A Letter to Holt, Rinehart and Winston.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 192-94.

McCourt, James. “Come Back, Harry Fannin!” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 184-86.

McEvoy, Dermot. “Wittgenstein’s Author.” Publishers Weekly 1 Mar 2004: 44-45.

McGonigle, Thomas. “Knowing a Writer.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 247-48.

Moore, Steven. “David Markson and the Art of Allusion.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 164-78.

—. “Afterword.” Wittgenstein’s Mistress. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1999. 243-48.

Rubin, Joey. “An Interview with David Markson.” Bookslut.com July 2005. Available: http://www.bookslut.com/features/2005_07_005963.php

Rubinstein, Raphael. “Gathered, Not Made: A Brief History of Appropriative Writing.” American Poetry Review 28.2 (1999): 31-34.

Severs, Jeff. “Author! Author!”. Texas Observer 27 Feb 2004. Available: http://www.texasobserver.org/showArticle.asp?ArticleID=1584 (Review-essay on Vanishing Point.)

Sullivan, Evelin E. “Love and the Married Writer: Springer’s Progress.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 195-201.

—. “Wittgenstein’s Mistress and the Art of Connections.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 240-46.

Tabbi, Joseph. “David Markson: An Introduction.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 91-103.

—. “An Interview with David Markson.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 104-17. Available: http://www.centerforbookculture.org/interviews/interview_markson.html

—. “Solitary Inventions: David Markson at the End of the Line.” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 43.3 (1997): 745-72.

—. “Reading David Markson.” Context 1 (1999): http://www.centerforbookculture.org/context/no1/tabbi.html

Wallace, David Foster. “The Empty Plenum: David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistress.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 216-39.

Whitten, Leslie H., Jr. “Markson and Lowry: Proximity and Distance.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.2 (1990): 179-83.

Reviews:

Anon. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” Ploughshares 23.1 (1997): 214-5.

Anon. “Vanishing Point (Book Review).” Publishers Weekly 26 Jan 2004: 231-2.

Anon. “Vanishing Point (Book Review).” Kirkus Reviews 1 Dec 2003: 1374.

Boylan, Michael. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” Library Journal 15 Oct 1996: 91.

Burn, Stephen. “Narratives of Information.” American Book Review 26.1 (Nov/Dec 2004): 25, 29. (Review of Vanishing Point)

Cannizzaro, Michael. “Journey through an Empty World.” The Washington Post 17 July 1988: X11. (Review of Wittgenstein’s Mistress)

Davenport, Guy. “This is Not a Novel (Book Review).” Harper’s Magazine Aug 2001: 63-4.

Epstein, Perle. “Going Down (Review).” Village Voice 28 MAY 1970: 6.

Ferguson, William. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” New York Times 12 Jan 1997: 21.

Frank, Sheldon. “Minor Minor and Major Minor.” New York Times Book Review 7 Aug 1977: 14. (Review of Springer’s Progress.)

Gillespie, William. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” Spineless Books undated. Available: http://www.spinelessbooks.com/bookviews/MarksonD_RB.html

Grace, Sherrill E. “Malcolm Lowry’s Volcano (Book Review).” Canadian Literature/Littérature canadienne: a quarterly of criticism and review 84 (1980): 111.

Hangen, William M. “Malcolm Lowry’s Volcano (Book Review).” Studies in the Novel 11.1 (1979): 121-2.

Harris, Robert R. “Springer’s Progress (Book Review).” Library Journal 1 May 1977: 1044.

Hempel, Amy. “Home is Where the Art is.” New York Times 22 May 1988: 12. (Review of Wittgenstein’s Mistress.)

Howard, Maureen. “The Way We Live Now.” Partisan Review 37.4 (1970): 564-9. (Review of Going Down.)

Kaganoff, Penny. “Collected Poems (Book Review).” Publishers Weekly 9 Aug 1993: 472.

Kellman, Steven G. “Half in Love with Easeful Death.” Michigan Quarterly Review 36.3 (1997): 520. (Review of Reader’s Block.)

Kloszewski, Marc. “Vanishing Point (Book Review).” Library Journal 15 June 2004: 158-9.

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. “Mexico Underdone and done to Death.” New York Times 24 April 1970: 33. (Review of Going Down that lead to the poem “Daily Reviewer-Haupt”.)

Malin, Irving. “Wittgenstein’s Mistress (Book Review).” Hollins Critic 25.4 (1988): 15-6.

Maliszewski, Paul. “This is Not a Novel (Book Review).” Review of Contemporary Fiction 21.2 (2001): 158.

Miller, Laura. “But this is a Review.” New York Times 1 Apr 2001: 16. (Review of This is Not a Novel.)

Mitchelmore, Stephen. “What is the Point?” Spike Magazine (2001): http://www.spikemagazine.com/0601thisisnotanovel.htm Also at: http://www.morose.fsnet.co.uk/reviews/markson.htm (Review of This is Not a Novel.)

Nussbaum, Emily. “Experimental Fiction’s Test Pilot.” New York Times 22 Feb 2004: 16. (Review of Vanishing Point.)

Orthofer, M.A. “Collected Poems (Book Review).” The Complete Review undated. Available: http://www.complete-review.com/reviews/marksond/poems.htm

—. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” The Complete Review undated. Available: http://www.complete-review.com/reviews/marksond/readersb.htm

—. “This is Not a Novel (Book Review).” The Complete Review undated. Available: http://www.complete-review.com/reviews/marksond/notnovel.htm

—. “Vanishing Point (Book Review).” The Complete Review 2004. Available: http://www.complete-review.com/reviews/marksond/vpoint.htm

Rogers, M. “Classic Returns (Springer’s Progress Book Review).” Library Journal 1 Aug 1990: 149.

Rogers, Michael. “Classic Returns (the Ballad of Dingus Magee Book Review).” Library Journal 1 June 1997: 160.

Russo, Maria. “‘This is Not a Novel’ by David Markson.” Salon.com 19 April 2001. Available: http://archive.salon.com/books/review/2001/04/19/markson/

Schork, Joe. “”This Strangely Neglected Topic . . .”.” James Joyce Literary Supplement 12.1 (1998): 17. (Review of Reader’s Block.)

Seaman, Donna. “This is Not a Novel (Book Review).” Booklist 15 Apr 2001: 1535.

Simson, Maria, and Sybil S. Steinberg. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” Publishers Weekly 12 Aug 1996: 79-80.

Smith, Damon. “”This is Not a Novel’ An Ambitious Defiance of Literary Convention.” The Boston Globe 2 May 2001: F10.

St. John, Janet. “Vanishing Point (Book Review).” Booklist 1 Jan/15 Jan 2004: 824-5.

Tabbi, Joseph. “The Baggage in One’s Head.” San Francisco Review of Books Summer 1988: 32. (Review of Wittgenstein’s Mistress.)

Tosswill, T. O. “MALCOLM LOWRY’S VOLCANO (Book Review).” West Coast Review 13.3 (1979): 44-5.

Walters, Colin. “When is a Novel Not a Novel?” The Washington Times 15 Apr 2001: B6. (Review of This is Not a Novel.)

Weller, Sheila. “Can a Man Write a Feminist Novel?” Ms. Mar 1978: 35,36, 38. (Review of Springer’s Progress.)

Zaleski, Jeff. “This is Not a Novel (Book Review).” Publishers Weekly 19 Mar 2001: 74-5.

Zorn, Jean G., and William Ferguson. “Reader’s Block (Book Review).” New York Times 12 Jan 1997: 21.