Henry Blake Fuller Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Silet, Charles L. P. Henry B. Fuller and Hamlin Garland: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1976, pp. 1-53.

Chronological listing of secondary writings about Fuller and his work.

Swanson, Jeffrey. “A Checklist of the Writings of Henry Blake Fuller (1857-1929).” American Literary Realism 7, No. 3 (Summer 1974): 211-43.

Categorizes Fuller's writings by genre.


Bowron, Bernard R., Jr. Henry B. Fuller of Chicago: The Ordeal of a Genteel Realist in Ungenteel America. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1974, 278 p.

Biographical and critical study of Fuller.

Duffey, Bernard. “Henry Fuller.” In The Chicago Renaissance in American Letters: A Critical History. Wesport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1954, pp. 27-50.

Defines Fuller's role in the “upward movement” in Chicago.

Garland, Hamlin. “Henry B. Fuller.” In Roadside Meetings. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1930, pp. 262-75.

Offers personal reminiscences of Fuller.

Quinn, Arthur Hobson. “The Urbane Note in American Fiction.” In American Fiction: An Historical and Critical Survey. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1936, pp. 408-32.

Brief overview of Fuller's career.

Vechten, Carl van. “Henry Blake Fuller.” In Excavations: A Book of Advocacies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926, pp. 129-47.

Notes the critical and commercial obscurity of Fuller and predicts “that this general neglect of Fuller is both temporary and artificial.”

Ziff, Larzer. “Crushed Yet Complacent: Hamlin Garland and Henry Blake Fuller.” In American 1890s: Life and Times of a Lost Generation. New York: The Viking Press, 1966, pp. 93-119.

Compares the literary careers of Fuller and Hamlin Garland.

Additional coverage of Fuller's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 108; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 12.