(last update: 5/2/97)

Martin Luther King and the Style of the Black Sermon
The Black Scholar
Oakland: CA, September 1971

Fabrics of History : Essays on the Black Sermon.
Ph.D. Thesis, Brandeis University, 1974.

Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me: Narrative Poetry from Black Oral Tradition (book review)
College Literature Association Journal
Sept. 1975

Isom (short story)
Essence May 1975

Lament (short story)
The Black Scholar n. 8
Oakland, CA: March 1977

Ellison's 'Usable Past': Toward A Theory of Myth

Interpretations: Studies in Language and Literature

Memphis, TN. No.9 1977

Day In the Life of Civil Rights
The Black Scholar
Oakland, CA: May-June 1978

Gwendolyn The Terrible: Propositions on Eleven Poems

Shakespeare's Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets

Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1979

The Politics of Intimacy

Sturdy Black Bridges: Vision of Black Women in Literature

Garden City, NY: Doubleday 1979

Formalism Comes to Harlem
Black American Literature Forum v. 16
Summer 1982

Black American Literature and Humanism (book review)
Journal of English and Germanic Philology v. 82 (Oct. '83)

Conjuring: Black Women, Fiction, and Literary Tradition
Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1985
Chosen Place, Timeless People: Some Figurations on the New World

Race and Identity and Historical Companions
Research Triangle Park, NC: National Humanities Center, 1992 (Recording)
Interview and discussion with guests: Jeffrey C. Stewart and Hortense Spillers

Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe: An American Grammar Book
Diacritics, Summer 1987
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987

Moving On Down the Line.
American Quarterly v. 40 (Mar. '88)

Johnson, Amelia A. Clarence & Corrine; Or God's Way
New York: Oxford University Press: 1988
The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women
introduction by Hortense Spillers

Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory, and Writing by Black Women
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1989
The Permanent Obliquity of an In(pha)llibly Straight

Slavery and the Literary Imagination
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989
Changing the Letter

Toni Morrison
New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1990
A Hateful Passion, A Lost Love

The Bounds of Race: Perspectives on Hegemony and Resistance, ed. Dominick LeCapra
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991
Moving On Down the Line: Variations on the African-American Sermon

Comparative American Identities: Race, Sex, and Nationality in the Modern Text
New York: Routledge, 1991
Introduction : Who Cuts the Border?: Some Readings on "America"

Brown Symposium (Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX.).
Discoveries of America, 1992 (Recording)
Ethnicities: Traveling with Columbus

Afro-American Literary Study in the 1990s ed.s Patricia Redmond and Houston A. Baker, Jr.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992
Boundaries Or Distant Relations and Close Kin Deborah E. McDowell.
Response: Hortense Spillers

Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality ed. Carol Vance
New York: Pandora/HarperCollins, 1992
Interstices: A Small Drama of Words

Yellin, Jean Fagan. Women & sisters (book review)
Modern Philology v. 90 (Nov. '92)

The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual: a Post-date.
Boundary 2 v. 21 (Fall '94)

Black Popular Culture (book review).
African American Review v. 29 (Spring '95)

"All the Things You Could Be by Now if Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother": Psychoanalysis and Race.
Critical Inquiry. Summer 1996 v 22 n 4
and revised version in:
Boundary2 Fall 1996
also in:
Female Subjects in Black and White; Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism, eds. Elizabeth Abel,
Helene Moglen, and Barbara Christian (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997)

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