Mick Gidley

Emeritus Professor of American Literature

+44(0) 113 343 4727

Summary: Awarded Arthur Miller Essay Prize ( 2007) for an essay on the photographer Richard Avedon. Became Emeritus Professor of American Literature & Culture on retirement in 2006.


American literary and cultural history, with an emphasis on representations of race and region; photography, especially of the American West; modernism, especially Faulkner; Native American expression; ideas of landscape; transcultural transmissions.


Academic Career:

Emeritus Professor of American Literature & Culture, University of Leeds, 2006-

Professor of American Literature, University of Leeds, 1995-2006

Reader in American Studies, University of Exeter, 1993-95

Visiting Professor of American Literature, San Diego State University, 1985

Director, Centre for American & Commonwealth Arts and Studies, U of Exeter, 1984-95

Head, American & Commonwealth Arts; Senior Lecturer in American Literature, U of Exeter, 1978-93

Lecturer in American Literature, University of Exeter, 1971-78

Senior English Teacher, Aggrey Memorial College, Arochuku, Nigeria (Voluntary Service Overseas), 1963-65

Fellowships/ Chairs:

William Robertson Coe Distinguished Visiting Professor of American Studies, University of Wyoming, 2005

Arts & Humanities Research Board (AHRB) and U of Leeds Research Leave, January 2001-January 2002

Fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, 1991-92

American Council of Learned Societies Fellow in American Studies, University of Washington, 1976-77

Research Fellow in American Studies, University of Sussex, 1969-71


Honorary Fellow, British Association for American Studies, 2009

Arthur Miller Essay Prize, U of East Anglia/British Association for American Studies, 2007

Institutional grants from the Nuffield Foundation, US Information Service, Fulbright Commission, Blackwells, EC Joint Study Programme, EU Socrates Programme, Leverhulme Trust

Short-term personal fellowships/ grants: Leverhulme Trust, British Academy, American Philosophical Soc., US Information Service, British Council, Center for Creative Photography at U of Arizona, U of Exeter, U of Leeds

Elizabeth Wegner Philosophy Essay Prize, University of Manchester


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Professional Activities:

Ed itorial Boards, Comparative American Studies, 2003-; Revue Française d’Études Américaines, 2000-11; American Quarterly, 2000-04; Journal of American Studies, 1998-2005; etc.

Member, Peer Review College, Arts & Humanities Research Council, 2004-09

Executive Committee, International American Studies Association, 2001-03

Research Assessment Exercise Panel for American Studies, 1999-2001

UK (elected) Representative, Board of European Association for American Studies, 1997-2002

AHRB Research Panel for English Language & Literature, 1997-2000

Exhibition consultant: Native North American (Autumn 1998), Barbican Gallery, London, 1997-98

Consultant and interviewee, Coming to Light (1999), award-winning film on Edward S. Curtis, 1995-99

Member, Executive Committee, Co-ordinating Council of Area Studies Associations, 1995-99

Member, Executive Committee, British Association for American Studies (BAAS), 1981-91, 1995-01; Chair, Education Committee, BAAS/Longman American History Series Editorial Board, etc.

Recent Activities:

Since my formal retirement in 2006, I have organised the symposia Literature & Photography (School of English, 2007) and (with Jay Prosser) Reading Photographs in Crisis (Leeds Humanities Research Institute, 2007); been awarded the Arthur Miller Prize for an essay on the photographer Richard Avedon (2007); guest edited a special Native American issue of Stand (2008); been granted an Honorary Fellowship by the British Association for American Studies (2009); participated in the AHRC-funded Photobook Project (2009-11); delivered plenary lectures at such venues as the Getty Center, Los Angeles, the National Portrait Gallery, London, Paris 3 University, and the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. My final PhD students graduated in 2010. I continue to research and write, currently a study of the forgotten 1930s American photographer Helen Post.

Research Interests:

American literary and cultural history, with an emphasis on representations of race and region; photography, especially of the American West; modernism, especially Faulkner; Native American expression; ideas of landscape; transcultural transmissions.

My books on American Indian themes are:

The Vanishing Race: Selections from Edward S. Curtis’ The North American Indian (1976; pb 1987)

With One Sky Above Us: Life on an Indian Reservation at the Turn of the Century (1979; pb 1985)

Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Years (1981; pb 1983)

Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, Incorporated (1998; pb 2000)

Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field (2003; pb 2010)

Other works include:

Audio-Visual Materials for American Studies: A Guide to Sources of information & Materials (1970, rev. with Supplement, 1972, new ed., 1983)

A Catalogue of American Paintings in British Public Collections (1974)

Photography and the USA (2011)

And, as editor or co-editor:

Views of American Landscapes (1989; pb 2007)

Locating the Shakers: Cultural Origins and Legacies of an American Religious Movement (1990)

Representing Others: White Views of Indigenous Peoples (1992)

Modern American Culture: An Introduction (1993)

American Photographs in Europe (1994)

Modern American Landscapes (1995)

Writing with Light: Words and Photographs in American Texts (2009)

Picturing Atrocity: Photography in Crisis (2012)

Links to some of my journal articles and contributions to books may be found at https://leeds.academia.edu/MickGidley

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Order a copy of Edward S. Curtis and The North American Indian, Incorporated at: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/literature/american-literature/edward-s-curtis-and-north-american-indian-incorporated?format=PB#JoTAZEXgXSLD3uXJ.97

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Order a copy of Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field at: http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/university-of-nebraska-press/9780803221932/

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1. Editor, The Vanishing Race: Selections from Edward S. Curtis’ “The North American Indian, Newton Abbot and London: David & Charles, 1976; New York: Taplinger, 1977; Don Mills: Burns & McEachern, 1977, 192 pages, 1 map, 80 illustrations.

Revised paperback edition. Seattle: University of Washington Press and Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1987.

2. With One Sky Above Us: Life on an Indian Reservation at the Turn of the Century, London: Windward Press; New York: George Putnam’s Sons, 1979, 160 pages, 1 map, 93 illustrations.

Paperback edition. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1985.

3. Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Years, Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1981, 109 pages + 1 map + 72 plates.

Paperback edition. Chicago: Contemporary Books; Markham: Beaverbooks, 1983.

4. Editor (with Robert Lawson-Peebles), Views of American Landscapes, Foreword by Leo Marx, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989, xxv + 230 pages, 1 map, 32 illustrations; co-author, “Introduction”, pp.1-10, author, “The Figure of the Indian in Photographic Landscapes”, pp. 199-221.

Paperback edition, Cambridge University Press, 2007 (dated 2006).

5. Editor (with the assistance of Kate Bowles), Locating the Shakers: Cultural Origins and Legacies of an American Religious Movement, Afterword by John Fowles, Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1990, x + 158 pages, 14 illustrations.

6. Editor, Representing Others: White Views of Indigenous Peoples, Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1992, xii + 152 pages, 18 illustrations; author, “An Introduction”, pp.1-13, “Edward S. Curtis’ Indian Photographs: A National Enterprise”, pp.103-119.

7. Editor, Modern American Culture: An Introduction, London and New York: Longman, 1993, viii + 408 pages (cloth and paperback). Reprinted, with corrections, 1995.

8. Editor (with David E. Nye), American Photographs in Europe, Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1994, vi + 282 pages, 30 illustrations; co-author, “American Photographs in Europe”, pp.1-17, author, “Conclusions”, pp.271-281.

9. Editor (with Robert Lawson-Peebles), Modern American Landscapes, Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1995, x + 291 pages, 16 illustrations; author, “Introduction”, pp.1-16, “Silence, Grandeur: Emil Otto Hoppé’s Popular American Landscapes”, pp.151-171.

10. Edward S. Curtis and The North American Indian, Incorporated, New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, xii + 330 pages, 22 illustrations.

Paperback edition, corrected, Cambridge University Press, 2000.

11. Editor, Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field, Lincoln, NE and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2003, xvi + 178 pages + 25 illustrations.

Paperback edition, University of Nebraska Press, 2010.

12. Editor, Writing with Light: Words and Photographs in American Texts, Oxford, Bern, Berlin, etc: Peter Lang, 2009, xii + 287 pages, 22 illustrations; author, “Writing with Light: An Introduction”, pp.1-7, “Shadowing Indians, Catching Curtis – with Autobiographical Asides”, pp.243-264.

13. Photography and the USA, London: Reaktion, 2011, 184 pages, 107 illustrations.

14. Editor (with Geoffrey Batchen, Nancy K. Miller, Jay Prosser), Picturing Atrocity: Photography in Crisis, London: Reaktion, 2012, 320 pages, 77 illustrations; author, “Visible and Invisible Scars of Wounded Knee”, pp.24-38, 294-295.

Contributions to Books

15. William Faulkner”, “Robert Penn Warren”, and other contributions to Arthur Pollard, ed., Webster’s New World Companion to English and American Literature, New York: World; London: Compton Russell, 1973.

16. James Agee”, “William Faulkner”, “Norman Mailer”, and other aspects of literary Hollywood, in Liz-Anne Bawden, ed., The Oxford Companion to Film, London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1976.

17. Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952)”, in Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art, London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1976; Kansas City, Missouri: Nelson-Atkins Museum, 1977, pp. 231-234.

18. The History of Photography in the Context of American Studies”, in Margaret Harker, ed., Proceedings of the First Symposium of the European Society for the History of Photography, Bath, 1981, Antwerp: Provincial Museum of Photography, 1982, pp.33-38. Reprinted 1984.

19. John Collier” and “Arnold Genthe”, in George Walsh, Colin Naylor et al, eds., Contemporary Photographers, London and New York: Macmillan St. James Press, 1982. Revised editions, 1989 and 1994.

20. William Faulkner and the British: Episodes in a Literary Relationship”, in Doreen Fowler and Ann J. Abadie, eds., Faulkner: International Perspectives, Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1984, pp.79-96.

21. Explanation as Composition: Faulkner’s Public Comments on His Own Fiction”, in Kenzaburo Ohashi and Michel Gresset, eds., Faulkner: After the Nobel Prize, Kyoto: Yamaguchi, 1987, pp.260-281.

22. Edward S. Curtis and His Musicale: The Vanishing Race in Sight and Sound”, in Jack Salzman, ed., Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Vol. 12, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987, pp.59-87.

23. Edward S. Curtis” and “Photography”, in Edward Buscombe, ed., The BFI Companion to the Western, London: Deutsch in association with the British Film Institute; New York: Atheneum, 1988.

24. Edward S. Curtis”, in Wilcomb Washburn, ed., Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 4, Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1989.

25. Beyond ‘Beyond’: Aspects of Faulkner’s Representation of Death”, in Lothar Hönnighausen, ed., Faulkner’s Discourse, Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 1989, pp.223-233.

26. Some Ambiguities of Western Photography”, in Rob Kroes, ed., The American West as Seen by Europeans and Americans, Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1989, pp.282-296.

27. Sam Fathers’ Fathers: Faulkner’s Indians and the Idea of Inheritance”, in Arthur Kinney, ed., William Faulkner: The McCaslin Family, Boston: G. K. Hall, 1990, pp.121-131.

28. The Repeated Return of the Vanishing Indian”, in Brian Holden Reid and John White, eds., American Studies: Essays in Honour of Marcus Cunliffe, London: Macmillan, 1991, pp.189-209.

Reprinted, in revised form, in John White and Brian Holden Reid, eds., Americana, Hull: University of Hull Press; New York: Columbia University Press, 1998, pp.209-232.

29. Hoppé’s Impure Portraits: Contextualising the ‘American Types’”, in Graham Clarke, ed., The Portrait in Photography, London: Reaktion, 1992, pp.132-154, 215-218.

30. Photographic Images of North American Indians”, in Eugène van Erven and Jan Weerdenburg, eds., Beeld en Verbeelding van Amerika, Vol. 2, Utrecht: University of Utrecht Bureau Studium Generale, 1992, pp.55-72.

Reprinted in Yumtzilob, V, No. 3 (1994), 193-214.

31. Three Cultural Brokers in the Context of Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian”, in Margaret C. Szasz, ed., Between Indian and White Worlds: The Cultural Broker, Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994, pp.197-215, 332-336. Paperback ed., 2001.

32. (With Ruth M. Gidley), “Plateau and Basin”, in Colin Taylor, ed., Native American Myths and Legends, London: Salamander; New York: Smithmark, 1994, pp.54-67, 141.

Reprinted, sometimes without credit, in a variety of Salamander and Smithmark books.

33. Convenor and co-author (with David Ellwood, Mel van Elteren, Rob Kroes, David E. Nye and Robert W. Rydell), “Questions of Cultural Exchange: The NIAS Statement on the European Reception of American Mass Culture”, in Rob Kroes, Robert W. Rydell and Doeko F. J. Bosscher, eds., Cultural Transmissions and Receptions: American Mass Culture in Europe, Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1994, pp.321-333.

Reprinted in American Studies International, XXXII, No. 2 (October, 1994), 33-47.

Reprinted in Over Here: Reviews in American Studies, XIII, No. 2 (Winter, 1993 [1995]), 30-43.

Reprinted as Questions of Cultural Exchange, OASIS Working Paper 13, Odense: Center for American Studies, University of Odense, 1994, 33 pages.

34. A Hundred Years in the Life of American Indian Photographs”, in Jane Alison, ed., Native Nations: Journeys in American Photography, London: Booth-Clibborn Editions for Barbican Art Gallery, 1998, pp.152-167.

35. On Native Grounds: Richard Avedon’s West and Photographic Discourse in American Studies”, in Rob Kroes, ed., Predecessors: Intellectual Lineages in American Studies, Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1999, pp.77-94.

36. Reflecting Cultural Identity in Contemporary American Indian Photography”, in Thomas Claviez and Maria Moss, eds., Mirror Writing: (Re-) Constructions of Native American Identity, Berlin and Cambridge, MA: Galda and Wilch, 2000, pp.257-282.

37. Ways of Seeing the Curtis Project on the Plains”, in The Plains Indian Photographs of Edward S. Curtis, Lincoln, NE, and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2001, pp.39-66.

38. Edward S. Curtis’s Photographs for The North American Indian: Texts and Contexts”, in Ulla Haselstein, Berndt Ostendorf, and Peter Schneck, eds., Iconographies of Power: The Politics and Poetics of Visual Representation, Heidelberg: Winter, 2003, pp.65-85.

39. Photography by Native Americans: Creation and Revision”, in Beverly Maeder, ed., Representing Realities: Essays on American Literature, Art and Culture, Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2003, pp.107-27.

40. (With Ben Gidley), “Ideas of the Native American South”, in Richard Gray and Owen Robinson, eds., The Blackwell Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South, Oxford: Blackwell, 2004, pp.166-184. Paperback edition, with minor revisions, 2007.

41. Photographing American Indians: Repression and Revision”, in David Holloway and John Beck, eds., American Visual Cultures, London and New York: Continuum, 2005, pp.21-30.

42. Reflections on Transatlantic Photography, Including the Case of Emil Otto Hoppé”, in Kate Delaney and Ruud Janssens, eds., Over (T)here: Transatlantic Essays in Honor of Rob Kroes, Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2005, pp.69-81.

43. Topographical Portraits: Seven Views of Richard Avedon’s In the American West”, in Jack Salzman, ed., Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Vol. 30, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006 (dated 2005), pp.685-714.

44. "Out West and in the Studio: Official Photographs of Indians during the Great Survey Era", in François Brunet and Bronwyn Griffith, eds., Images of the West: Survey Photographs in French Collections, 1860-1880, Giverny: Musée d'art Américain/Terra Foundation for American Art, 2007, pp.32-47. Published simultaneously in a French-language edition.

45. Introduction”, in Alan Jacobs, ed., Native American Wisdom, London: Watkins, 2009, pp.1-6.

46. Ontological Aspects of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Death, Irony, Faulkner”, in Caroline Blinder, ed., New Critical Essays on James Agee and Walker Evans: Perspectives on Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp.21-39.

47. Photographing American Indians: An Imaginary Exhibition”, in Udo J. Hebel and Christoph Wagner, eds., Pictorial Cultures and Political Iconographies: Approaches, Perspectives, Case Studies from Europe and America, Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2011, pp.235-51.

48. Causley in the University”, in Michael Hanke, ed., Through the Granite Kingdom: Critical Essays on Charles Causley, Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2011, pp.279-89.

49. Emil Otto Hoppé, Autobiography, and Cultural Moments”, in Patrizia Di Bello, Colette Wilson and Shamoon Zamir, eds., The Photobook: From Talbot to Ruscha and Beyond, London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2012, pp.52-70.

50. (With Ben Gidley), “Another London: Overseas Photographers View the City at Mid-Century”, in Helen Delaney and Simon Baker, eds., Another London: International Photographers Capture City Life 1930-1980, London: Tate Publishing, 2012, pp.8-17.

51. Edward Curtis and In the Land of the Head Hunters: Four Contexts”, in Brad Evans and Aaron Glass, eds., Return to the Land of the Head Hunters: Edward S. Curtis, the Kwakwaka’wakw, and the Making of Modern Cinema, Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2014, pp.42-60.

52. Painful Looks: Reading Civil War Photographs”, in David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny and Chris Williams, eds., Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War, Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2015, pp.95-105, with 9 illustrations between pp.116-117.

53. “Introduction: Edward S. Curtis and The North American Indian”, in Edward S. Curtis’ The North American Indian, Thursday 15th December 2016 [sales catalogue], London: Bloomsbury Auctions, 2016, pp.2-5.

Papers in Journals

54. Picture and Poem: E. E. Cummings in Perspective”, Poetry Review, LIX (Autumn, 1968), 179-195.

55. Some Notes on Faulkner’s Reading”, Journal of American Studies, IV (July, 1970), 91-102.

56. William Faulkner and Children”, Signal, I (September, 1970), 91-102.

57. One Continuous Force: Notes on Faulkner’s Extra-Literary Reading”, Mississippi Quarterly, XXIII (Special Faulkner Issue: Summer, 1970), 299-314.

Reprinted in Linda Welshimer Wagner, ed., William Faulkner: Four Decades of Criticism, East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1973, pp.55-68.

Reprinted in Henry Claridge, ed., William Faulkner: Critical Assessments, Robertsbridge, Sussex: Helm Information, 1999, Vol. 1 (of 4), pp.441-453.

58. Some American Studies Films at Sussex”, University Vision, No. 6 (January, 1971), 4-12.

59. Another Psychologist, a Physiologist and William Faulkner”, Ariel, II (October, 1971), 78-86.

60. American Studies in Schools: Materials and Methods”, British Journal of Educational Technology, III (January, 1972), 52-74.

61. (With M. Weaver) “Film in the Context of American (and Commonwealth) Arts and Letters”, Screen Education Notes, No. 7 (Summer, 1973), 21-27.

62. Notes on F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Passing of the Great Race”, Journal of American Studies, VII (August, 1973), 171-181.

63. Elements of the Detective Story in William Faulkner’s Fiction”, Journal of Popular Culture, VII (Summer, 1973), 97-123.

Reprinted in Larry N. Landrum, Pat Browne, Ray B. Browne, eds., Dimensions of Detective Fiction, Bowling Green: Popular Press, 1976, pp.228-246.

Partially reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism 3, Detroit: Gale, 1975.

64. Antipodes: D. H. Lawrence’s St. Mawr”, Ariel, V (January, 1974), 25-41.

65. Edward S. Curtis Speaks...”, History of Photography, II (October, 1978), 347-354.

66. William Faulkner and Willard Huntington Wright’s The Creative Will”, Canadian Review of American Studies, IX (Fall, 1978), 169-177.

67. William Faulkner and Some Designs of Literary Naturalism”, Studies in American Fiction, VII (Spring, 1979), 75-82.

68. Cultural Aspects of 19th Century American Photography”, Recherches Anglaises et Americaines (RANAM), XIV (1981), 136-142


69. From the Hopi Snake Dance to the Ten Commandments: Edward S. Curtis as Filmmaker”, Studies in Visual Communication, VIII (Summer, 1982), 70-79.

70. A. C. Haddon Joins Edward S. Curtis: An English Anthropologist Among the Blackfeet, 1909”, Montana, XXXII (Autumn, 1982), 20-33.

71. An Unpublished Letter by Washington Irving”, Notes and Queries, N. S. XXX (June, 1983), 232-233.

72. Malraux and the Attractions of Rhetoric in Faulkner’s Later Public Comments”, William Faulkner: Materials, Studies and Criticism (Tokyo), VI (May, 1984), 20-35.

73. The Later Faulkner, Bergson, and God”, Mississippi Quarterly, XXXVII (Special Faulkner Issue: Summer, 1984), 377-383.

74. Edward S. Curtis Goes to the Mountain”, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, LXXV (October, 1984), 164-170.

75. Emil Otto Hoppé’s Romantic America”, Studies in Visual Communication, XI (Spring, 1985), 11-41.

76. Guest editor, special issue, European Review of Native American Studies, on “Representations of Native American Cultures”, I, No. 2 (Autumn, 1987); author, “Preface”, 1-2; “R. B. Townshend’s 1903 Snake Dance Photographs in Focus”, 9-14.

77. Reading Bambara’s ‘Raymond’s Run’”, English Language Notes, XXVII (September, 1990), 67-72.

78. Pictorialist Elements in Edward S. Curtis’ Representation of American Indians”, Yearbook of English Studies, XXIV (1994), 180-192.

Reprinted in Johan Callens, ed., Re-discoveries of America: The Meeting of Cultures, Brussels: VUB Press, 1993, pp. 62-85.

79. Editor, “‘Indian Religion’: [unpublished] Lecture by Edward S. Curtis”, Talking Stick, No. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1994), [10-12].

80. Into Apache Lands: Reminiscences of Edward S. Curtis’s North American Indian Project”, European Review of Native American Studies, VIII, No. 1 (Spring, 1994), 15-22.

81. November Visit to Ground Zero” [in sampling of Reactions to September 11], Amerikastudien, “European Issue”, XXXXVII, No.1 (2002), 125-27.

82. Looking Through Glass: Reflections on Photography and Mukul Kesavan”, Kunapipi, Festschrift for Shirley Chew, XXV, No. 1 (2003), 91-101.

83. E. O. Hoppé Photographs the Recognized Face of Rabindranath Tagore”, Moving Worlds, IV, No. 1 (2004), 47-59.

84. Marcus Cunliffe Writes America”, Journal of American Studies, XXIX (December 2005), 371-382.

85. Edward S. Curtis and the Making of The North American Indian”, Princeton University Library Chronicle, LXVII, No.2 (2006), 314-329.

86. Guest editor, “Engaging with Tradition: Native American Special Issue”, Stand, N.S. VII, No.1 (2008); author, “Introduction”, 5-7; “Alone with America” (review essay), 51-54.

87. Fictional Photographs, Photographic Fictions”, Source, Issue 64 (Autumn, 2010), 12-15.

88. E.O. Hoppé’s Ambiguous Photographic Autobiographies”, Photography & Culture, VI, No.3 (November 2013), 279-302.

89. E.O. Hoppé’s Portraiture: The Maker, Patronage. The Public”, History of Photography, XXXVIII (February 2014), 56-72.

90. “Music Crit., etc: Ezra Pound and the Listener”, Times Literary Supplement No.5898 (April 15, 2016), 14-15.

91. Poetry in various publications, including Manchester University Poetry, Poetry (Chicago), Chicago Literary Review, Poetry Review, Tribune, Next Wave Poets, Poetry & Audience, Stand.

Review Articles

92. Photographs for American Studies: Three Exemplary Books”, British Journal for Educational Technology, II (June, 1971), 153-161.

93. Faulkner’s Lives”, Journal of American Studies, XV (August, 1981), 239-247.

94. North American Indian Photographs/Images”, American Indian Culture and Research Journal, IX (1985), 37-47.

95. Representing the Old West in the Nineteen-Eighties”, Journal of American Studies, XXIII (August, 1989), 303-309.

Book and Exhibition Reviews

96. Regularly for Chicago Literary Review (1966-68), Times Educational Supplement (1970-76), Literature & History (1978-92), Journal of American Studies (1979-), Source (2007-); occasionally for American Historical Review, American Indian Culture & Research Journal, American Studies in Scandinavia, BC Studies, Florida Historical Quarterly, Great Plains Quarterly, History, History of Photography, Journal of American History, Montana, Pacific Historian, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Photography & Culture, Review of English Studies, San Diego History, Times Higher, TLS, Victorian Magazine, etc.


97. Audio-Visual Materials for American Studies: A Guide to Sources of Information and Materials (with the assistance of Dorothy Goldman), Brighton: Centre for Educational Technology, University of Sussex, 1970, 106 pages.

Revised edition, Exeter: American Arts Documentation Centre, University of Exeter, 1972, plus Supplement, 16 pages. Reprinted 1975.

New edition (with Ian Craven), Exeter: University of Exeter Publications for American Arts Documentation Centre, 1983, 59 pages.

98. A Catalogue of American Paintings in British Public Collections, Exeter: University of Exeter Publications, American Arts Pamphlet Series, No. 3, 1974, 58 pages, 2 plates.

99. Editor (with Stephen Wicks), Film Education: A Collection of Experiences and Ideas, Exeter: University of Exeter Institute of Education, 1975, 96 pages; author, “Introduction”, pp.7-9; co-author, “Brief Notes on Further Reading”, pp.92-94.

100. American Photography, Durham: British Association for American Studies, Pamphlet No. 12, 1983, 48 pages, 8 illustrations.

101. Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, London: Barbican Arts Centre, 1984, 4 pages (catalogue).

102. N. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn: A Study Guide for the Agrégation Examination, Paris: The British Institute, 1998, 32 pages.

Web Publications

103. “On Native Grounds: Indian Episodes in American Culture” (Inaugural lecture, University of Leeds, November 1999): www.leeds.ac.uk/english/staff/projects/inaug.html (removed July 2003).

104. Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) and The North American Indian” (Revised and expanded in 2000 from the Introduction to The Vanishing Race, item 1 in this list, as one of the introductory essays to the Library of Congress American Memory site on Curtis): http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award98/ienhtml/essay1.html

Moved in 2015 to: https://web.archive.org/web/20141104185134/http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award98/ienhtml/essay1.html

105. “Silence, Grandeur: Emil Otto Hoppé’s Popular American Landscapes” (Slightly revised in 2006 from the essay noted in item 9 of this list): http://www.leeds.ac.uk/english/news/pubsnews.php?file=hoppe (removed July 2010).

106. Edward S. Curtis”, The Literary Encyclopedia (2007):


107. “Native North American Art: XV Photography” in Grove Art Online (2013):


108. “E.O.Hoppé” in German art

109. Wright Morris”, film explicating The Home Place (2013): http://source.ie/sourcephoto/?p=2260

110. “Edward S. Curtis” in Encyclopedia Britannica (2016): http://www.britannica.com/biography/Edward-S-Curtis

Editing & Consultancy

111. Editor, American Arts Pamphlet Series, Nos. 2-7, Exeter: University of Exeter Publications, 1971-82. Selected authors, commissioned and edited contributions, wrote prefaces, cleared permissions, secured illustrations.

112. Member, Editorial Board, Themes in Education, Exeter: University of Exeter Institute of Education, 1972-76, Nos. 30-37. Active in editing of books once commissioned.

113. Chair, Editorial Advisory Board, BAAS-Longman Topics in American History, 1984-92.

Supervised General Editor, administered funds, chaired Board meetings, liaised with publisher, advised on specific contents, visuals and structure of a series of five secondary school textbooks for American history.

114. UK Associate Editor, European Review of Native American Studies, I-X (Budapest, 1987-89; Vienna, 1989-97).

115. General Editor, Representing American Culture Series, Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1996-2000. Commissioned and approved relevant books, including David E. Nye, Narratives and Spaces: Technology and the Construction of American Culture (co-published with Columbia University Press, 1997, with “Editor’s Preface”, pp. xi-xii); and David Ingram, Green Screen, 2000, and Neil Campbell, ed., The Radiant Hour, 2000 (both co-published with Northwestern University Press).

116. Consultant (and interviewee), Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians (documentary film), Anne Makepeace Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York, 1999.

117. Editorial Boards of various journals and series, including American Quarterly (2001-04), Comparative American Studies (2002--), European Journal of American Culture (formerly OverHere) (1995-2003), Journal of American Studies (1998-2006), Revue Française d’Études Américaines (2000-10), Routledge Guides to Twentieth-Century Literature (2002-07)