essays on mormon fiction

Anderson, Lavinia Fielding. “Fictional Pasts: Mormon Historical Novels.” Excavating Mormon Pasts: The New Historiography of the Last Half Century. Ed. Newell G. Bringhurst and Lavinia Fielding Anderson. Draper, UT: Greg Kofford Books, 2006.
---. "Masks and Music: Recent Fiction by Mormon Women Writers." Weber Studies: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Journal 10.3 (1993): 71-80. 
Attebery, Brian. "Godmaking in the Heartland: The Backgrounds of Orson Scott Card's American Fantasy." The Celebration of the Fantastic: Selected Papers from the Tenth Anniversary International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. 61-69. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992.
Austin, Michael. "Finding God in the Desert: The Landscape of Belief in Three Modern Mormon Classics." Literature and Belief 23.1 (2003): 39-54.
Bennion, John. "Popular and Literary Mormon Novels: Can Weyland and Whipple Dance Together in the House of Fiction?." Brigham Young University Studies 37.1 (1997): 158-182. 
Carman, Kay, and Carol Reich. "Mormon Fiction for Young Adults." VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates 21.3 (1998): 189-190. 
Cracroft, Richard H. "'Cows to Milk Instead of Novels to Read': Brigham Young, Novel Reading, and Kingdom Building." Brigham Young University Studies 40.2 (2001): 102-131.
---. "Nephi, Seer of Modern Times: The Home Literature Novels of Nephi Anderson." Brigham Young University Studies 25.2 (1985): 4-15. 
---. "Rendering the Ineffable Effable: Treating Joseph Smith's First Vision in Imaginative Literature." Brigham Young University Studies 36.2 (1996): 93-116.
Collings, Michael. "Orson Scott Card: An Approach to Mythopoeic Literature." Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and the Genres of Myth and Fantasy Stu 21.3 [81] (1996): 36-50. 
---. "Time and Vast Eternities: Landscapes of Immortality in Orson Scott Card's Fiction." Mindscapes: The Geographies of Imagined Worlds. 164-173. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1989. 
Cornwall, Rebecca Foster, and Leonard J. Arrington. "Perpetuation of a Myth: Mormon Danites in Five Western Novels, 1840-90." Brigham Young University Studies 23.2 (1983): 147-165.
---. “Wilderness as Salvation in Peterson’s The Canyons of Grace.” Western American Literature. 19.1 (1984): 17-28.
Geary, Edward A. “Mormondom’s Lost Generation: The Novelists of the 1940s.” Tending the Garden: Essays on Mormon Literature. Ed. Lavinia Fielding Anderson and Eugene England. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1996. 23-33.
Hill, Reinhold. "Mormon Literature and the Irreducible Other: Writing the Unspeakable in Holocaust Literature." Witnessing the Disaster: Essays on Representation and the Holocaust. 183-195. Madison, WI: U of Wisconsin P, 2003. 
Hock, Cassie H. "The Mormons in Fiction." University of Colorado Studies 26.4 (1941): 94-96. 
Hunsaker, Kenneth B. "Mormon Novels." A Literary History of the American West. 849-861. Fort Worth: Texas Christian UP, 1987. 
Jorgensen, Bruce W. “Romantic Lyric Form and Western Mormon Experience in the Stories of Douglas Thayer.” Western American Literature. 22.1 (1987): 33-49.
Jowett, Lorna. "The Female State: Science Fiction Alternatives to the Patriarchy-Sheri Tepper's The Gate to Women's Country and Orson Scott Card's Homecoming Series." Science Fiction, Critical Frontiers. 169-192. Basingstoke, England; New York, NY: Macmillan; St. Martin's, 2000.
Lee, Sylvia B. “The Mormon Novel: Virginia Sorensen’s The Evening and the Morning.” Women, Women Writers, and the West. Eds. L. L. Lee and Merrill Lewis. Troy, NY: Whitston, 1979. 252 pp.
Morgan, Dale L. “Mormon Storytellers.” Tending the Garden: Essays on Mormon Literature. Ed. Lavinia Fielding Anderson and Eugene England. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1996. 3-12.
Ranney, Larry W. "Wagons West: Vardis Fisher's and John Ford's Vision of the Mormon Movement West." The Image of the Frontier in Literature, the Media, and Society. 143-148. Pueblo, CO: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, University of Southern Colorado, 1997. 
Rhodes, Kate. "Mormons, Mountains and the Sacred City: Utah Mystery Novels." Crime Fiction and Film in the Southwest: Bad Boys and Bad Girls in the Badlands. 86-97. Bowling Green, OH: Popular, 2001. 
Sondrup, Steven. “Levi Peterson’s ‘Road to Damascus’ and the Language of Grace.” Literature and Belief. 5 (1985): 79-93..
Tanner, Stephen L. “Vardis Fisher and the Mormons.” Rediscovering Vardis Fisher: Centennial Essays. Ed. Joseph M. Flora. Moscow: U of Idaho P, 2000. 97-113.
Toscano, Margaret M. "Mormon Morality and Immortality in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series." Bitten by Twilight: Youth Culture, Media, and the Vampire Franchise. 21-36. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2010.