150 Years of Mary Sue -- Bibliography BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR "'TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE': 150 YEARS OF MARY SUE", by Pat Pflieger

This bibliography contains URLs of online sources, correct as of March 28, 1999; they will not be updated.

WARNING!: Several of these URLs are for stories rated NC-17; I've indicated this in the description. Please do not go to the stories if you're under age 18, or if you're going to be upset by the material.

Adlington, Janice. Email. 6 D 1997.

Almira. "The Unrepaired Shoe". Robert Merry's Museum, May 1849: 153; also online .

Bacon-Smith, Camille. Enterprising Women. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Baym, Nina. Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by & About Women in America, 1820-1870. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978.

Berry, Kirsten M. "Believer." http://www.hooked.net/~kirib/believer.html

Brunson, Emily. "Stereotype." http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Atrium/1628/stereot.html

Buffy19606. "Buried Secrets." http://slayerfanfic.com/Buffy/buried.html

Carey, Diane. Dreadnought! NY: Pocket Books, 1986.

Crites, Susan. "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Fan." http://www.subreality.com/marysue/portrait.htm

Cummins, Maria. The Lamplighter. NY: A.L. Burt Company, n.d.

Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance, ed. Jayne Ann Krentz. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Douglas, Ann. The Feminization of American Culture. NY: Noonday, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1977, 1998.

Drexel, Lisa Y. "Yesterday's Memories." http://www.worldinter.net/~lisay/startrek.htm

ElaineMc. "Comfort." "Transmigration. "Welcome." online.

G., Martha. "The Grateful Indian". Robert Merry's Museum, Aug 1862: 33-35; also online .

Holmes, Theresa. "Difference," Fesarius 5, August 1982: 1-35.

Hume, Janice. "Defining the Historic American Heroine: Changing Characteristics of Heroic Women in Nineteenth-Century Media," Journal of Popular Culture 31 (1997) : 1-21.

Jaeti. "The Captain's Loss." http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Vault/5461/loss.htm

Jenkins, Henry. Textual Poachers. NY: Routledge, 1992.

Johnson, Deidre. "Nancy Drew--A Modern Elsie Dinsmore?" The Lion & the Unicorn 18 (1994): 13-24.

Jojo. "The X-Files Book of Stories." Online.

Karanne. "Ghoj." http://members.bellatlantic.net/~sabine/trek/kara2.html NC-17

Karanne. "Qapchu." http://members.bellatlantic.net/~sabine/trek/kara1.html NC-17

Kinsale, Laura. "The Androgynous Reader: Point of View in the Romance", in Dangerous.

Krentz, Jayne Ann. "Trying to Tame the Romance: Critics & Correctness", in Dangerous.

Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing & Life. NY: Anchor, Doubleday, 1994.

Madge. "Unella". Robert Merry's Museum, June 1865: 171-173; also online .

Mary Sue Who. "Confessions of Mary Sue, The." http://www.subreality.com/marysue/confess.htm

Mary Sue Webring. http://www.subreality.com/marysue/metafic.htm

Matteson, Patricia. "'A Stain on the Blood': 'Indian-Loving' and Nineteenth-Century Women's Literary Strategies." Ph.D. dissertation, English, University of Colorado, 1996.

Mayskella, Jane. "The Soul Killers." http://members.tripod.com/~muldertortureratings/rating7/soul.html

Megared. "Love and Guns: Missing Scene." At http://b-b-t.mit.edu/SXF NC-17

Milby, Phyllis. "Resurrection," in The Further Adventures of Flynn. Fort Worth, TX: Escape Press, July 1986.

Mishelle. "Bulletproof." http://birdfeeder.com/stories/ac/Bulletproof.Mishelle NC-17

Monica. "After the Fall." Story in 4 parts at http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Gallery/4490/storyindex.html NC-17

Moore, Marell. "To Ride the Wind." http://www.seventh-dimension.simplenet.com/stories/Moore/ToRidetheWind.txt

Newcomb, Kelly. "Qui Elle?" http://www.subreality.com/kielle.htm

Our Favorite Things #10. Macedon, NY: 1994.

Pansy [Frances Adeline Seward]. "The Elves of the Forest Center". Robert Merry's Museum, Jan 1858: 11-12; also online .

Papashvily, Helen Waite. All the Happy Endings. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1956.

Pflieger, Pat. "Simplicity Williams!" 1967. also online

Pitt, Helen. "The Further Adventures of Mary Sue." Down and Unsafe #3. Christchurch, New Zealand: 1984: 1-6.

Ransdell, Karin & Pollytiks. "Karrie and Patty's Excellent Misadventure." http://www.hexwood.com/dsa/karpatty.htm

Rosenthal, Leah, and Anne Wortham. Review of "To Ride the Wind." http://members.aol.com/methosela/cassrev.htm

Roule, Melissa. "All Dolled Up." http://www.hexwood.com/dsa/dolledup.htm

Saraid. "Brothers in Arms." http://members.aol.com/hlx03/stories/brother1.txt NC-17

Sebastian, Trisha L. "Woman Behind the Scenes." http://www.subreality.com/marysue/woman.htm

Smith, Paula. "A Trekkie's Tale," in Camille Bacon-Smith, pp. 94-96.

Smith, Paula. Email. 21 November 1997 & 23 November 1997.

Sophie May. "Elva Seeking Her Fortune." Robert Merry's Museum, January-December 1865.

Southworth, E.D.E.N. The Hidden Hand. NY: A.L. Burt Company, n.d.

Spencer, Sean. Baccarat Figurines. http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Dimension/1367/index2.html NC-17

Spinks, Nancy. "And the Dark Things in Our Minds Can Kill Us," Fesarius 3, November 1977: 28-41.

Trensky, Anne Tropp. "The Saintly Child in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction," Prospects 1 (1975): 389-419.

Trollope, Anthony. An Autobiography. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1947.

Ultimate Mary Sue, The. Faulconbridge, N.S.W., Australia: Ron & Susan Clarke, n.d. Repr. Lansing, MI: Bill Hupe, n.d.

Wetherell, Elizabeth. The Wide, Wide World. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1881.

Wombat. "Mary Sue Drinking Game." http://dialspace.dial.pipex.com/town/drive/xsi35/marysue.htm

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