To Kill a Mockingbird: A Historical Perspective
Maintained by the Library of Congress, this website guides students on a journey through the Depression Era in the 1930s. Activities familiarize the students with Southern experiences through the study of the novel and African American experiences through the examination of primary sources.
Bloom, Harold, editor. Harper Lee’s "To Kill a Mockingbird." Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations. (New York: Chelsea House, 1996).
Childress, Mark. “Looking for Harper Lee.” Southern Living, May 1997. pp. 148-150.
Erisman, Fred. “The Romantic Regionalism of Harper Lee.” Alabama Review, No. 26, (April, 1973). pp. 122-136.
Going, William T. “Truman Capote: Harper Lee's Fictional Portrait of the Artist as an Alabama Child.” Alabama Review, Vol. 42, No. 2. pp. 136-149.
Johnson, Claudia Durst. "To Kill a Mockingbird": Threatening Boundaries. (New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994).
Johnson, Claudia Durst. Understanding "To Kill a Mockingbird": A Student Casebook. (New York: Greenwood, 1994).
Murphy, Mary McDonagh. Scout, Atticus and Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird. New York: Harper Perennial, 2010.
Shields, Charles J. Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee. (New York: Henry Holt, 2006).
Murphy, Mary McDonagh, dir. Harper Lee: Hey, Boo. PBS American Masters, 2012.