Maya Deren Bibliography

Brakhage, Stan (1989). "Maya Deren" Film at Wit's End: Eight Avant-Garde Filmmakers. Kingston, N.Y.: McPherson & Company

Clark, VeVe A., Hodson, Millicent, and Neiman, Catrina (1984, 1988). The Legend of Maya Deren: A Documentary Biography and Collected Works. 2 vol. New York: Anthology Film Archives/Film Culture.

Fabe, Marilyn. (1996). "Maya Deren's Fatal Attraction: A Psychoanalytic Reading of 'Meshes of the Afternoon' with a Psycho-biographical Afterword." Women's Studies 25, (2, Jan ) 137.

Jason, Philip K. (1985). "Oscar Baradinsky's 'Outcasts': Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Maya Deren and the Alicat Book Shop Press." Anais: An International Journal, 3. 109-116.

Maya Deren Colloquium at Pompidou Center's Cinema du Musee in Paris (Friday, March 1, 1996):

Millsapps J. L. (1986). "Deren,Maya, Imagist." Literature-Film Quarterly, 14 (1), 22-31

Mosca U. (1992). "Deren, Maya - American Avant-Garde Cinema Of The 40s." Cineforum, 32 ( 5 ,May ), 28-31

Nekola, C. (1996). "On Not Being Maya Deren." Wide Angle: A Quarterly Journal of Film History, Theory, Criticism, and Practice, 18 (4, Oct), 29-37.

Pramaggiore, M. (1997) "Performance and Persona in the US Avant-Garde: The Case of Maya Deren." Cinema Journal, 36, (2,: Winter), 17-40.

Rabinovitz, Lauren. (1991) "Maya Deren and an American Avant-Garde Cinema," Points of Resistance: Women, Power & Politics in the New York Avant-garde Cinema, 1943-1971. Urbana and Chicago: Univirsity of Illinois Press.

Satin, Leslie. (1993) "Movement and the Body in Maya Deren's Meshes of the Afternoon." Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, 6, (2), 41-56.

Smetak Jr. (1990) "Continuum Or Break - 'Divine Horsemen' and The Films Of Maya Deren." New Orleans Review, 17, (4), 89-97

For a listing of Deren's articles and academic papers see Moira Sullivan's bibliography page at


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