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Critical Commentaries


Bondavalli, Simona.
  Continental Drift; La narrativa regionale nella California contemporanea, Graduate Thesis, Universita degli Sudi di Bologna, Italy, 1995.
Breiger, Marek.
  "Haslam's Oildale, Our California," California English, 28:4 (September/October 1992).

  Chapters 20, 21, 22 in The City and the Fields: Multicultural Themes in Modern California Literature(Valley Memories Press), 2014.
Collins, Richard.
  "Three by Gerald Haslam," The Redneck Review of Literature, 18 (Spring 1991).
Doreen, Dianna.
  "Gerald Haslam," The Poetry Center & American Poetry Archives News, volume 12 (1996).
Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.
  "One or Two Things I Know about Us: 'Okies' in American Culture," Radical History Review, 59 (Spring l994).
Dunn, Geoffrey,
  "Central Valley Boys," San Francisco Review of Books 16:1 (summer 1991).
Fine, David.
  "O'Connor and Haslam," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Durango, Colorado, October 10, 1986.

"Pulse of the Heartland," Westways, August 1991.

Haslam, Gerald.
  "Confessions of a Regional Writer," California English, January-February 1984, pp. 16-17, 23.

"Life on (and Off) the Mid-List," Poets & Writers, July/August 1987.

"Who Cares What Happens In The Sticks? A Personal Approach to California's Regional Writing," California English, March-April, 1987, 8-11.

Houston, James D.
  "Gerald Haslam's The Other California," California History LXXII:3 (fall 1993).
LaPolla, Franco.
  "Cantori Del West: Penna & Colt," Cultura e Spettacolo (Italy), 14 giugno 1988.
Locklin, Gerald.
  "The Emergence of Gerald Haslam," Small Press Review, April 1989.

Gerald Haslam. Boise: Western Writers Series (No. 77), 1989.

"Gerald Haslam" in Dictionary of Literary Biography. Farmington Hills, MI: The Gale Group, 1999, 101-110.

"Gerald Haslam" in Updating the Literary West. Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1997, 408-416.

"Haslam and Hemingway," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association, 1991.

"Her Ways Are Mysterious: The Influence of Flannery O'Connor in Haslam's Stories," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Durango, Colorado, October 10, 1986.

...and Charles Stetler. "Interview with Gerald Haslam," Home Planet News, 4:3 (fall, 1983) p. 19.

Maloney, Mary Grace.
  Central Valley Mythology: The Works of Gerald Haslam, Honors Humanities Thesis, Stanford University, 1985.
Marovitz, Sanford.
  "The Other California," Invitational Paper, University of Bremen (Germany), June 1991.

"The Vernacular Theater of Gerald Haslam's Fiction," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Reno, Nevada, October 10, 1992.

Peck, David.
  "Gerald Haslam, the Heartland's Voice," The Californians, Jan-Feb. 1988
"Story Types in the Fiction of Gerald Haslam," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Durango, Colorado, October 10, 1986.
Penna, Christina.
  "Heartland," California English, 23:2 (March-April, 1987), 12-14.
Ronald, Ann.
  "Foreword" to That Constant Coyote (Univ. of Nevada Press, 1990).
"Gerald Haslam and Ann Ronald: A Conversation," Western American Literature, XXX:3 (August 1996).
Siegel, Mark.
  "Contemporary Trends in Western American Fiction," A Literary History of the American West (Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1978), 1182-1201.
Speer, Laurel.
  "Harry and Gerry," Small Press Review, June, 1988.
Starr, Kevin.
  "Six Californias and the Central Valley." State Librarian's Weekly Column, (online) May 19, 1995.
Ude, Wayne.
  "Uses of Memory in the Fiction of Gerald Haslam," paper presented at the annual conference of the Western Literature Association, 1991.
Weber, Mark.
  "Gerald Haslam," Lawn Furniture: Guerilla Poetics Publication, Summer 1989.
Weeks, Jonina.
  A Contemporary Western Writer, Gerald Haslam: His Means to a New West and the World, Master's Thesis, Sonoma State University, 1988.
Wylder, Delbert.
  "Recent Western Fiction," Journal of the West, January, 1980, pp. 62-70.
Zepeda, Rafael.
  "Haslam's Native American," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association at Estes Park, Colorado, October 6, 1991.

See also listings in: Contemporary Authors, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the West, International Authors and Writers Who's Who, Dictionary of International Biography.