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Gaines and his inspirations
Ernest Gaines' Materials: Place, People, Author Author(s): Mary Ellen Doyle Source: MELUS, Vol. 15, No. 3, Discovery: Research and Interpretation, (Autumn, 1988), pp. 75 -93
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/467504

 

Literary analysis of his depiction of religion
"’You Think a Man Can't Kneel and Stand?’: Ernest J. Gaines's Reassessment of Religion as Positive Communal Influence in A Lesson before Dying.” Author(s): William R. Nash Source: Callaloo, Vol. 24, No. 1, (Winter, 2001), pp. 346-362 Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3300506

 

Book Review of A Lesson Before Dying
Review: Redemption According to Ernest Gaines Author(s): David E. Vancil Reviewed work(s): A Lesson before Dying. by Ernest J. Gaines Source: African American Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, (Autumn, 1994), pp. 489-491 Published by: Indiana State University Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3041985

 

Literary Analysis and Comparison
“Of Snow and Dust: The Presence of James Joyce in Ernest Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying.” Author(s): Matthew Spangler Source: South Atlantic Review, Vol. 67, No. 1 (Winter, 2002), pp. 104-128 Publisher: South Atlantic Modern Language Association Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3201588

 

Book Review
Review: [untitled] Author(s): Anissa Janine Wardi Reviewed work(s): A Lesson before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines Source: MELUS, Vol. 21, No. 2, Varieties of Ethnic Criticism, (Summer, 1996), pp. 192-194 Published by: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)  
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/467965