Fig Tree John: An Indian in Fact and Fiction (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1977).
The American Indian in Short Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography (Metuchen, N. J., and London: Scarecrow Press, 1979) [with Marion F. Egge].
John Gower’s Literary Transformations in the Confessio Amantis (Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1982).
Distinguished Teachers on Effective Teaching: Observations on Effective Teaching by College Professors Recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Publishers, 1986).
Ghosts, Demons, and Henry James: The Turn of the Screw at the Turn of the Century (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1989).
Writing Matters (New York: Macmillan, 1992). Revised edition (Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R.C.: Sichuan University Press, 2003, with new foreword to Chinese students; revised for Coffeetown Press, Seattle, WA, 2010).