: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture; author: Faxneld, Per. A groundbreaking examination of the role of Satan in the emancipation of women; significant section devoted to MacLane.
: The Humorists Vs. Miss MacLane; ed: Brown, Michael R.; collection of three book-length parodies of MacLane's first book:
(in which a female author assumes the Satanic guise to parody, criticize, and flirt with MacLane), with a selection of the humorous press jabs at the Montana writer throughout her career
: Western Women’s Life Narratives, 1839-1987; author: Halverson, Cathryn. A study arguing that female American Western autobiographies make distinctive use of unconventional domesticities.
: Madams, Money, Murder, and the Wild Women of Montana's Frontier; author: Morgan, Lael. MacLane occupies a significant place in the book for her transgressive personae/behaviors.
: American Women's Autobiographical Writing, 1819-1919; editors: Smith, Sidonie A. & Watson, Julia.
: Women Writers and the American West, 1900-1936; author: Halverson, Cathryn. A major study with MacLane and
as central, and contrasted, figures illuminating female autobiographical strategies making use of the Western frontier.
: 1001 Dawns, 221 Midnights; author: Rosemont, Penelope. Excerpts MacLane as proto-Surrealist.
Selection of Earlier Books (alphab. by author)
. Perch of the Devil.
Frederick Stokes, New York,1914, pp 37, 173.
- - - - . Adventures of a Novelist
, Liveright, New York, 1932, pp 490-492. (Linked ver. Jonathan Cape, London, 1932.)
Burlingame, Merrill K.
and Toole, K. R. A History of Montana
. Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1957, vol.
II, p 286.
Brooks, Van Wyck
. The Confident Years
. Dutton, New York, 1952, pp 319-320, 469.
. Behind the Mask of Innocence: Sex, Violence and Crime - Films of Social<%0> Conscience in the Silent
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990, pp 30-33, 514-515.
Canfield, Mary Cass
. Grotesques - and other reflections.
Harper & Bros., New York, 1927, pp 48-60. (Essay on I,
. Originally appeared as "Mary MacLane and the Apparent Agonies of Introspective Pathology," under the
by-line "Peter Savage," in Vanity Fair
, June 1917.)
Davenport, Warren. Butte and Montana Beneath the X-Ray - being a collection of editorials from the files of the Butte X-Ray during the years 1907-1908.
X-Ray Publishing Co., Butte, 1908.
. Still, Small Voice.
Appleton-Century, New York, 1940, pp 58-59. (Biography of MacLane's
New York World
interviewer, Zona Gale
Doran, George H. Chronicles of Barrabas (1884-1934)
), Harcourt-Brace, New York, 1934, p 30.
. Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women From the Renaissance to the
. William Morrow, New York, 1981, pp 299-300.
- - - - . Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in America.
Columbia University Press,
New York, 1991, p 113.
and Nancy Peters
. Literary San Francisco.
City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1980, p 92.
Foster, Jeannette Howard
. Sex Variant Women in Literature.
Vantage, New York, 1956. (Reprinted by Diana Press,
. Companions on the Trail
. MacMillan, New York, 1931, p 147.
Goddard, Alan. Oldtimer's Handbook Illustrated.
Bumont Press, Butte, 1976, p 43.
Hall, Dr G. Stanley
. Adolescence - its psychology, and its relations to physiology, anthropology, sociology, sex,
crime, religion, and education
. Appleton, New York, 1904, vol. 1, p 559-560
; vol. II, p 629
Hanson, Patrick and Stephen Hanna. Film Review Index
. Oryx Press, Phoenix, 1986, p 188.
. The Inner World of Mental Illness.
Harper & Row, New York, 1964, pp 263-279. (Reprints excerpts from The Story
, with an introductory note.)
Katz, Jonathan Ned
. Gay American History
. Meridian, New York, 1992. (Rev. ed.; orig. pub. 1976.)
and Annick Smith
, eds. The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology.
University of Washington Press,
Seattle, 1991. (Reprints passages from The Story
and I, Mary MacLane
Kramer, Sidney. A History of Stone & Kimball and Herbert S. Stone & Co.
, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1940.
McKown, [Mrs.] T.D. The Devil's Letters to Mary MacLane.
Interstate Book Co., Chicago, 1903. (Parody of The Story
. Published anonymously; authorship information on record with the Library of Congress.)
Mencken, H.L. "The Butte Bashkirtseff,"
in Prejudices - first series
, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1919, pp 123-128.
. The Story of Mary Maclane by Herself
. (Script of Novakovic's 2012 stage performance
as MacLane; toured Australia.)
. A Famous Mining Camp in Literature
. Unpublished manuscript, 1926, p 5. (MS in Butte-Silver Bow Public Library collection.)
Richards, Dell. Lesbian Lists.
Alyson Publications, Boston, 1990.
. Ladies of the Press
. Harper, New York, 1936, p 419.
Rudnick, Lois Palken. Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds
. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1984,
Shores, Robert T. The Story of Willie Complain
. Intermountain Publishing Co., Butte, 1902. (Parody of The
. Included in Mocking Mary: The Humorists Vs. Miss MacLane
, ed. Michael R. Brown.)
Spacks, Patricia Meyers
. The Female Imagination.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1975, pp 6, 166, 171-180, 182, 184,
189, 192, 205, 218, 250, 316, 317.
Truitt, Evelyn M. Who Was Who on Screen
. R.R. Bowker & Co., New York, 1977, p 293.
Workers of the Writers's Program of the W.P.A. in the State of Montana. Montana - A State Guide Book.
Press, New York, 1939, p 103.
- - - - . Copper Camp: Stories of the World's Greatest Mining Town - Butte, Montana.
Hastings House, New
York, 1943, pp 1, 257-258.