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Avila, Wanda, Jean Stafford: A Comprehensive Bibliography, Garland Publishing, 1983.

This book lists Stafford's complete writings and cites, with annotations, sources of criticism and biography on the author and her works.

Hassan, Ihab H., "Jean Stafford: The Expense of Style and the Scope of Sensibility," in Western Review, Vol. 19, Spring 1955, pp. 185—203.

Hassan's essay discusses Stafford's works with particular attention to the themes of age and childhood.

Jenson, Sid, "The Noble Wicked West of Jean Stafford," in Western American Literature, Vol. 7, Winter 1973, pp. 261—70.

Jenson's article argues that Stafford wishes to civilize the American West with East Coast values.

Roberts, David, Jean Stafford: A Biography, Little, Brown, 1988.

Roberts's book provides a thorough and definitive biography of Stafford.

Walsh, Mary Ellen Williams, "The Young Girl in the West: Disenchantment in Jean Stafford's Short Fiction," in Women and Western American Literature, edited by Helen Winter Stauffer and Susan...

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