Bibliography 1990–1999

This is a bibliography for critical work on William Golding, 1990–1999.


Dicken-Fuller, Nicola C., William Golding’s Use of Symbolism. Book Guild, Lewes, 1990.

Dickson, Larry Lee, The Modern Allegories of William Golding. University of South Florida Press, 1990.

Books with references to Golding

Alexander, Marguerite, Flights from Realism: Themes and Strategies in Postmodernist British and American Fiction. Arnold, 1990.

Bergonzi, Bernard, Wartime and Aftermath: English Literature and its Background 1939–60. Oxford University Press, 1993.

Shepard, Valerie, Literature about Language. Routledge, 1993.

Stephens, John, and Robyn McCullum, Retelling Stories, Framing Culture: Traditional Story and Metanarratives in Children’s Literature. Psychology Press, 1998.

Whissen, Thomas Reed, Classic Cult Fiction: A Companion to Popular Cult Literature. Greenwood Press, 1992.

Chapters in Books

Bernard, Catherine, ‘Vision in the Un-making: Free Fall.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes: Selected Papers from the First International William Golding Conference, Publications de l’universite de Saint-Etienne in association with Faber and Faber, 1995.

Boyd, S.J., ‘ “There are no foundations”: The Spire, the Lexicon and the Interpretation of Scripture.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

D’Amelio, Nadia, ‘Golding’s Trilogy as a Bildungsroman.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Delbaere-Garant, Jeanne, ‘William Golding: A Farewell.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Leray, Josette, ‘The Burnt Ones: William Golding’s Darkness Visible and Patrick White’s The Aunt’s Story.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Maisonnat, Claude, ‘Turning the Tables of the Law: The Subject in Question in “The Scorpion God”.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Maufort, Marc, ‘ “In Landlessness alone resides the Highest Truth”: Golding’s Sea Trilogy and the Melville Legacy.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

McCarron, Kevin, ‘Intertextuality and Into Personality: The Paper Men.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Paccaud-Huguet, Josiane, ‘Playing with Codes: Rites of Perversion and Perverse Masterplot in Golding’s “Miss Pucklehorn”.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Page, Norman, ‘Lord of the Flies: From Ballantyne to Conrad.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Regard, Frédéric, ‘The Obscenity of Writing: A Reappraisal of Golding’s First Novel.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Spear, Hilda D., ‘Sticking a Story Between the Covers.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Teyssandier, Hubert, ‘Flesh and Stone in The Spire.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Vichy, Thérèse, ‘Tragic Experience and Poetic Innocence in Darkness Visible.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Wöhrer, Franz, ‘Face to Face with the indescribable, inexplicable, the isness: Intimate Relationships with the Divine in The Paper Men.’ In Frédéric Regard, ed, Fingering Netsukes.

Journal Articles

Bruman, W.E., ‘The Literature of Guilt from Gulliver to Golding’. Philosophy and Literature, 14, no. 1, 1990, pp. 216–17

Fitzgerald, John F., and John R. Kayser, ‘Golding’s Lord of the Flies: Pride as Original Sin.’ Studies in the Novel, 24, no. 1, 1992, pp. 78–88.

Granofsky, Ronald, ‘Man-at-an-extremity: Elemental Trauma and Revelation in the Fiction of William Golding.’ Modern Language Studies, 20, no. 2, 1990, pp. 56–63.

Hawlin, Stefan, ‘The Savages in the Forest: Decolonialising William Golding.’ Critical Survey, 7, no. 2, 1995, pp. 125–135.

Kendall, Tim, ‘ “Joy, Fire, Joy”: Blaise Pascal’s “Memorial” and the Visionary Explorations of T.S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley and William Golding.’ Literature and Theology, 11, no. 3, 1997, pp. 299–312.

McCarron, Kevin, ‘ “A Simple Enormous Grief”: Eighteenth Century Utopianism and Fire Down Below.’ Critical Survey, 9, no. 1, 1997, pp. 36–47.

Pankhurst, Anne, ‘Interpreting Unknown Worlds: Function of Metonymic Conceptualization in William Golding’s The Sea Trilogy.’ Language and Literature, 6, no. 2, 1997, pp. 121–131.

Poster, Jem, ‘Beyond Definition: William Golding’s Sea Trilogy.’ Critical Survey, 5, no. 1, 1993, pp. 92–96.

Prickett, Stephen, ‘Inheriting Paper: Words and William Golding.’ Literature and Theology, 6, no. 2, pp. 145–152.

Singh, Minnie, ‘The Government of Boys: Golding’s Lord of the Flies and Ballantyne’s Coral Island.’ Children’s Literature, 25, pp. 205–13.

Stape, J.H., ‘ “Fiction in the Wild, Modern Manner”: Metanarrative Gesture in William Golding’s To the Ends of the Earth Trilogy.’ Twentieth Century Literature, 38, no. 2, 1992, pp. 226–239.

Surette, Leon, ‘A Matter of Belief: Pincher Martin‘s Afterlife.’ Twentieth Century Literature, 40, no. 2, pp. 205–225.

Tebbutt, Glorie, ‘Reading and Righting: Metafiction and Metaphysics in William Golding’s Darkness Visible.’ Twentieth Century Literature, 39, no. 1, pp. 47–58.

Tiger, Virginia, ‘Darkness Visible: Namings, Numberings and Strategies.’ Style, 24, no. 2, 1990, pp. 284–301.