Keizer, Caroline, and Jan G. Hensley, eds. The Wax Cylinders: Julia Wolfe Interviews by John Skally Terry. N.p.: Thomas Wolfe Society (2008). The twenty-ninth annual publication of the TWS; limited edition of 500 numbered copies.
* Idol, John L., Jr. Foreword. vii-viii.
* Keizer, Caroline, and Jan G. Hensley. Preface. ix-xi.
Morgan, Robert. Thomas Wolfe and the Whole Wide World Catalogue. Greensboro, NC: Jan G. Hensley (2008). Contains the text of Morgan's Thomas Wolfe Lecture at UNC-Chapel Hill, 2 Oct. 2008; limited edition of 100 copies.
* Hensley, Jan G. Preface. 1-2.
* McFee, Michael. Introduction. 3-4.
Wolfe, Thomas. The Four Lost Men: The Previously Unpublished Long Version. Ed. Arlyn Bruccoli and Matthew J. Bruccoli. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. Also includes the original short story.
* Bruccoli, Arlyn. Editorial Plan/Emendations Policy. xxiii-xxv
* Bruccoli, Matthew J. Introduction. ix-xxi.
Wolfe, Thomas. The Magical Campus:University of North Carolina Writings 1917-1920. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Aldo P. Magi. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. Contains eighteen works by Wolfe, four pieces attributed to Wolfe, and three appendices.
* Bruccoli, Matthew J. Preface. xv-xvi.
* Conroy, Pat. Foreword. xi-xiv.
The Ledger 11.1 (Jan. 2008). Thomas Wolfe Memorial.
* "The Plays of Thomas Wolfe." 1+.
The Ledger 11.2 (July 2008). Thomas Wolfe Memorial.
* "Thomas Wolfe's Travels and Travails." 1+.
The Proceedings and Membership List of the Thomas Wolfe Society (2007). Thomas Wolfe Society. "The Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting."
* "A Weekend in Asheville: Images of the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting." 1-16.
The Thomas Wolfe Review 31.1-2 (2007). Thomas Wolfe Society.
* Buie, B. Harper. "Shining Rock Wilderness." 143-50. Winner of the 2007 North Carolina Writers' Network Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize.
* Clark, James W., Jr. "Eugene Goes to Sydney." 37-46.
* --. "Wilma Dykeman: Her Time and the River." 95-99.
* Crowder, Elizabeth. "Mother vs. Daughter: The Relationship between Eliza and Helen in Look Homeward, Angel." 62-77.
* deNeufville, Frances. "Julia Wolfe at War with Her Yankee Boarder." 131-37. "Belles Lettres" section.
* Doll, Mary Aswell. Rev. of Windows of the Heart: The Correspondence of Thomas Wolfe and Margaret Roberts, edited by Ted Mitchell. 164-66.
* Flora, Joseph M. Rev. of Thomas Wolfe: When Do the Atrocities Begin? by Joanne Marshall Mauldin. 160-63.
* Holliday, Shawn. "And the Soul Shall Dance: Thomas Wolfe's Influence on Wakako Yamauchi." 11-21.
* Kerns, Allison. "'It was like a dream of hell': Gantian Dreams Deferred." 47-61. Winner of the 2007 Thomas Wolfe Society Student Essay Prize in Honor of Richard S. Kennedy.
* Kerr, Lisa. "Journey to the Interior: The Influence of Xenophon's Anabasis on Thomas Wolfe's O Lost." 5-10.
* Khalilov, Riza. "Wolfe Studies in Azerbaijan: My Acquaintance with the Work of a Great American Writer." 140-42. "Belles Lettres" section.
* Latimer, Dan. "Adrift in the 'Life Sargassic': The Case of Look Homeward, Angel." 78-94.
* Magi, Aldo P. "Say It with Music--Continuum (2007)." 106-25. "Belles Lettres" section.
* Mitchell, Ted. "Brother Tom and the Moravians: Two Letters from Ben Wolfe." 16-30. "Belles Lettres" section.
* Mott, Jason. "The Dream That Was Arcadia." 151-59. Runnerup, 2007 North Carolina Writers' Network Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize.
* Roberts, Terry. Rev. of Appalachian Heritage, Thomas Wolfe issue, Wolfe section edited by Shawn Holliday. 167-68.
* Stokes, Lawrence D. "Thomas Wolfe in Nazi Concentration Camps." 22-36.
* Tsunemoto, Hiroshi. "Katamoto and Japanese Artists in New York in the Early 1930s." 100-05. "Belles Lettres" section.
* Wolfe, R. Dietz. "A Lion's Tale: Making Wolfe Howl." 138-39. "Belles Lettres" section.
* Zahlan, Anne. "A Note from the Editor." 4.
* Wolfe, Thomas. [From Look Homeward, Angel]. Norman Rockwell's Love and Remembrance. Ed. George Mendoza. New York: Dodd Mead, 1985. 199-201. Reprints part of chapter 8 of the novel (83-87), accompanying a 1923 Rockwell painting of a young boy reading.
ARTICLES IN BOOKS
Benson, Melanie R.. "The Fetish of Surplus Value: Reconstructing the White Elite in Allen Tate, William Alexander Percy, William Faulkner, and Thomas Wolfe." Chapter 1 of Disturbing Calculations: The Economics of Identity in Postcolonial Southern Literature, 1912-2002. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008. 27-58.
Coates, Albert. "Albert Coates, Class of 1918, Describes His Days with Thomas Wolfe at Carolina." Hark the Sound of Tar Heel Voices: 220 Years of UNC History. Ed. Daniel W. Barefoot. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, 2008. 132-33. Excerpt from "Tom Wolfe As I Remember Him," Carolina Alumni Review 63 (1975).
Koch, Frederick H. "Professor Frederick H. Koch Describes Tom Wolfe As a Student." Hark the Sound of Tar Heel Voices: 220 Years of UNC History. Ed. Daniel W. Barefoot. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, 2008. 133-34. Excerpt from "Drama in the South: The Carolina Playmakers Coming of Age," Durham Herald-Sun 31 Mar. 1940.
Krstovic, Jelena (ed.). "Thomas (Clayton) Wolfe, 1900-1938." Short Story Criticism: Criticism of the Works of Short Fiction Writers. Vol. 113. Detroit: Gale Cengage, 2008. 314-381. Includes an introduction and the following articles (information about the source used for each article is in brackets):
* Boyer, James. "The Development of Form in Thomas Wolfe's Short Fiction." 323-27. [Thomas Wolfe: A Harvard Perspective. Ed. Richard S. Kennedy. Athens, OH: Croissant, 1983. 31-42.]
* --. "The Metaphorical Level in Wolfe's 'The Sun and the Rain.'" 321-23. [Studies in Short Fiction 19.4 (1982): 384-87.]
* --. "Revisions of Thomas Wolfe's The Lost Boy." 450-55. [Studies in Short Fiction 35.1 (1998): 1-11.]
* Clark, James W., Jr. Introduction [to The Lost Boy]. 340-42. [Introduction. The Lost Boy. By Thomas Wolfe. Ed. Clark. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992. ix-xvi.]
* Doten, Sharon. "Thomas Wolfe's 'No Door': Some Textual Questions." 316-21. [Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 68 (1974): 45-52.]
* Gillan, Edward. "'Julia' and Julia's Son." 335-40. [Modern Language Studies 19.2 (1989): 3-11.]
* Holliday, Shawn. "Thomas Wolfe's 'Web of Earth' and Modernist Orality." 376-81. [South Carolina Review 36.2 (2004): 97-103.]
* Mills, Jerry Leath. "The Dark Side of the Tracks in Thomas Wolfe's 'The Bums at Sunset.'" 363-66. [Thomas Wolfe Review 27.1-2 (2003): 14-21.]
* Morse, Carlton N. "Thomas Wolfe's The Lost Boy: A Bildungsroman for the Modern Reader." 366-71. [Thomas Wolfe Review 27.1-2 (2003): 43-52.]
* Roberts, Terry. "Resurrecting Thomas Wolfe." 355-63. [Southern Literary Journal 33.1 (2000): 27-41.]
* Salmon, Webb. "Thomas Wolfe's Search to Know Brooklyn." 327-31. [Critical Essays on Thomas Wolfe. Ed. John S. Phillipson. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1985. 174-82.]
* Stutman, Suzanne. "Reconsideration: Mediation, Aline Bernstein, and Thomas Wolfe's 'The Good Child's River.'" 331-35. [MELUS 14.2 (1987): 95-101.]
* Stutman, Suzanne, and John L. Idol Jr. Introduction [to The Party at Jack's]. 342-50. [Introduction. The Party at Jack's. By Thomas Wolfe. Ed. Stutman and Idol. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. ix-xxv.]
* Ware, Ruth Winchester. "Thomas Wolfe's Grover-Story: Journey through Grief to Resolution." 371-76. [Thomas Wolfe Review 28.1-2 (2004): 51-62.]
Yoder, Edwin M., Jr. "Thomas Wolfe: Of Time and the Artist." The Night of the Old South Ball and Other Essays and Fables. Oxford, MS: Yoknapatawpha Press (1984) 39-41. Orig. published as "'Old Catawba' Revisited" in Greensboro Daily News 25 Nov. 1979: G4.
ARTICLES IN JOURNALS
Idol, John L., Jr. "Body Language and Satiric Portraits in Thomas Wolfe's The Party at Jack's." North Carolina Literary Review 17 (2008): 49-58.
--. "The Unities in Thomas Wolfe's "The Web of Earth," "I Have a Thing to Tell You," and The Party at Jack's." South Carolina Review 40.2 (2008): 142-46.
* Rosenthal, David. "Was Thomas Wolfe a Borderline?" Spec. issue of Schizophrenia Bulletin 5.1 (1979): 87-94.
ARTICLES IN MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Aloi, Daniel. "Kindred Writer and Spirit Robert Morgan Receives 2008 Thomas Wolfe Prize." Cornell Chronicle 9 Sept. 2008.
Boyle, John. "10 Years after Fire, Visits to Historic Site Dwindle." Asheville Citizen-Times 23 July 2008: A1+.
--. "Mitchell Remembered As Local Giant in Wolfe Scholarship, Historical Site Work. Asheville Citizen-Times 12 Dec. 2008. About Ted Mitchell, who died 6 Dec. 2008.
Giordano, Ralph. "Das Buch meines Lebens" ("The Book of My Life." Der Spiegel 21 July 2008: 133. In German; novelist Giordano talks about Schau heimwarts, Engel! (Look Homeward, Angel).
Irons, Susan. "Reynolds Price: 2007 Thomas Wolfe Prize." Annual Report 2007-2008 Summer 2008: 25-26. [Department of English and Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill.]
* Minick, Jeff. "Thomas Wolfe: Touring the Birthplace of Asheville's Native Son." Smoky Mountain News 28 Sept. 2005.
Neufeld, Rob. "Appreciating Thomas Wolfe: New Play Lets Folks See What All the Fuss Is About." Asheville Citizen-Times 28 Sept. 2008. About Sandra Mason's play, Return of an Angel.
"Old Kentucky Home." Home & Away Sept.-Oct. 2008: 37. Publication of the AAA Hoosier Motor Club.
Terrell, Bob. "Saving Dixieland." Our State Nov. 2008: 32-34. About Harry Blomberg and the Old Kentucky Home.
Note: The following four books are frequent subjects of these reviews. In this listing, they will be designated by the title (or an abbreviated title) only.
The Four Lost Men: The Previously Unpublished Long Version, by Thomas Wolfe, ed. Arlyn and Matthew J. Bruccoli.
The Magical Campus: University of North Carolina Writings 1917-1920, ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Aldo P. Magi.
Thomas Wolfe: When Do the Atrocities Begin? by Joanne Marshall Mauldin.
Windows of the Heart: The Correspondence of Thomas Wolfe and Margaret Roberts, ed. Ted Mitchell.
Aldridge, Joanne Brannon. "'Magical' Shows Glimmer of Greatness." Rev. of The Magical Campus. Charlotte Observer June 27, 2008.
--. Rev. of Windows of the Heart. Our State Apr. 2008: 18.
Cash, Wiley. "Three New Books on Thomas Wolfe." Rev. of Thomas Wolfe:When Do the Atrocities Begin?; Thomas Wolfe: An Illustrated Biography, ed. Ted Mitchell; and Windows of the Heart. North Carolina Literary Review 17 (2008): 193-98.
Clark, James W., Jr. Rev. of Windows of the Heart. North Carolina Historical Review 85.1 (2008): 107-08.
Crowder, Elizabeth. Rev. of Thomas Wolfe:When Do the Atrocities Begin? North Carolina Historical Review 85.1 (2008): 106-07.
Flora, Joseph M. "After the New Critics: Reading Thomas Wolfe." Rev. of Lean Down Your Ear upon the Earth and Listen: Thomas Wolfe's Greener Modernism, by Robert Taylor Ensign; Thomas Wolfe's Civil War, ed. David Madden; and Thomas Wolfe: When Do the Atrocities Begin? Mississippi Quarterly 59.3-4 (2006): 655-59. Though dated 2006, this issue was not published until late 2007.
* Hochbruck, Wolfgang. Rev. of Thomas Wolfe's Civil War, edited by David Madden. H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences (www.h-net.org) Nov. 2006.
Hunter, Elizabeth. Rev. of Thomas Wolfe:When Do the Atrocities Begin? Blue Ridge Country Nov.-Dec. 2008: 18.
Lythgoe, Dennis. "Extended Wolfe Books Magnificent." Rev. of The Magical Campus and The Four Lost Men. Deseret News 10 Aug 2008.
McKinney, Don. Rev. of The Four Lost Men. Island Packet [Hilton Head Island/Bluffton, SC] 7 Dec. 2008.
Neufeld, Rob. "New Crop ofWolfe Works Examines Writer's Genius." Rev. of The Four Lost Men, The Magical Campus, and Windows of the Heart. Asheville Citizen-Times 6 July 2008: D2.
Scheider, Jessica. Rev. of Of Time and the River, by Thomas Wolfe. The Moderate Voice (themoderatevoice.com) 10 Mar. 2008.
Wylie, Pamela. Rev. of The Magical Campus. Review of the Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities (www.ralphmag.org) No. 178 (2008).
Hensley, Jan G. Ted. Greensboro, NC: Jan G. Hensley, 2008. This brief but poignant celebration of the life of Ted Mitchell concludes with "He was truly a giant in the Wolfe world and my life is blessed to have been his friend."
* Morris, Robert. Giant from the South: A Play Suggested by the Legend of Thomas Wolfe. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Department of Speech and Dramatic Art, 1953.
* Partch, Harry. "Dark Brother: Final Two Paragraphs from Thomas Wolfe's 'God's Lonely Man.'" Enclosure Two. St. Paul, MN: Innova, 1997. Music and spoken word; composed 1943; recorded 1945.
Wolfe, Thomas. Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books Library (2008). Unabridged reading on 22 CDs (26.5 hours); read by Scott Sowers
--. Look Homeward,Angel: A Story of the Buried Life. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books Library (2008). Digital audio provided on a "Playaway" (self-playing digital audiobook); read by Scott Sowers.
With thanks to J. Todd Bailey, Deborah A. Borland, George L. Fouke, Jan G. Hensley, John L. Idol Jr., Aldo P. Magi, Carlton Morse, Ruth Winchester Ware, Jorg Wolf, and Anne R. Zahlan.
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