Jay Parini Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Singing in Time (poetry) 1972

Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic (criticism) 1979

The Love Run (novel) 1980

Richard Eberhart: A Celebration [editor; with M. Robin Barone and Sydney Lea] (nonfiction) 1980

Anthracite County (poetry) 1982

The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry [editor; with Robert Pack] (poetry) 1985

The Patch Boys (novel) 1986

An Invitation to Poetry (nonfiction) 1987

The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Short Stories [editor; with Robert Pack] (short stories) 1987

Town Life (poetry) 1988

The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Essays [editor; with Robert Pack] (essays) 1989

The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Last Year (novel) 1990

Bay of Arrows (novel) 1992

Gore Vidal: Writer Against the Grain [editor] (criticism) 1992

The Columbia History of American Poetry [editor; with Brett C. Miller] (criticism) 1993

Poems for a Small Planet: Contemporary American Nature Poetry [editor; with Robert Pack] (poetry) 1993

American Identities: Contemporary Multicultural Voices [editor; with Robert Pack] (essays) 1994

John Steinbeck: A Biography (biography) 1995

The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry [editor] (poetry) 1995

Benjamin's Crossing (novel) 1996

Touchstones: American Poets on a Favorite Poem [editor; Robert Pack] (essays) 1996

Beyond the Godfather: Italian American Writers on the Real Italian American Experience [editor; with A. Kenneth Ciongoli] (essays) 1997

Some Necessary Angels: Essays on Writing and Politics (essays) 1997

Introspections: American Poets on One of Their Own Poems [editor; with Robert Pack] (essays) 1997

House of Days: Poems (poetry) 1998

The Norton Book of American Autobiography [editor] (autobiographies) 1999

Robert Frost: A Life (biography) 1999