Bibliography and Further Reading
Bahr, David. “The Difference a Day Makes: After Hours with Michael Cunningham.” Poets and Writers 27, no. 4 (July/August, 1999): 18-23. Bahr discusses the response to Cunningham’s novel by the public as well as by scholars of Virginia Woolf.
Baker, Charles R. “Michael Cunningham.” In American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies, edited by Jay Parini. New York: Scribner’s, 2006. This source presents readers with important biographical information on Cunningham and includes discussion of The Hours. See supplement 15.
Hughes, Mary Joe. “Michael Cunningham’s The Hours and Postmodern Artistic Re-Presentation.” Critique 45, no. 4 (Summer, 2004): 349-361. The journal article examines Cunningham’s retelling, or re-presentation, of an earlier postmodern novel for his own work The Hours. For advanced students.
Johnson, Sarah Anne. The Very Telling: Conversations with American Writers. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2006. Features a frank interview with Cunningham, who discusses the craft of writing and how he came to write many of his novels, including The Hours. Includes a bibliography.
Peregrin, Tony. “Michael Cunningham After Hours.” Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide 10, no. 2 (March/April, 2003): 30-31. Discusses The Hours, the screen adaptation of the novel, and Cunningham’s plans for future projects.
Schiff, James. “Rewriting Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway: Homage, Sexual Identity, and the Single-Day Novel by Cunningham, Lippincott, and Lanchester.” Critique 45, no. 4 (Summer, 2004): 363-382. A study of three novels, including Cunningham’s The Hours, which present variations on Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs. Dalloway. For advanced students.
Young, Tory. Michael Cunningham’s “The Hours”: A Reader’s Guide. New York: Continuum, 2003. This accessible guide provides useful background information on Cunningham, the novel and its reception, and the film version of the work. Also includes questions for discussing the novel and a list for further reading.