The following bibliography is intended for an unpublished annotated edition of Selected Poetry. It was compiled by Regina Siegfried,ASC using her own work, the work of Marcianne Kappes,CST and Dolores Leckey.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

    I. Primary Sources

  1. Powers, Jessica.The Lantern Burns.New York:MonastinePress,
    1939.
  2. ---. The Place of Splendor. New York: Cosmopolitan Science and Art Service, 1946.
  3. ---. The Little Alphabet. Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Co., 1955. Mountain Sparrow. Reno, NV: Published by Carmel of Reno, 1972.
  4. ---. Journey to Bethlehem. Published by Carmelite Monastery, Pewaukee, WI, 1980.
  5. ---. The House at Rest. Published by Carmelite Monsastery, Pewaukee, WI, 1984.
  6. ---. Selected Poetry of Jessica Powers. Regina Siegfried, ASC and Robert Morneau, eds. Kansas City, MO: Sheed & Ward, 1989.

    II. Italian Publications.

  7. Berlingeri, Francesca. "Una nuova voce poetica dal Carmelo: Jessica Powers." Humanitas 7 (Lugho 1958): 536-42.
  8. Powers, Jessica. "Poesie: Illmedicante; Fortitudine et Decoro; pensiero della morte; Promessa di gioja; E bello ii nostro tempo." Traduzione e inedite di Margherita Guidacci. Citt'a di Vitta 25 (Firenze 1970): 581-85.
  9. ---. "Poesie." Traduzione e introduzione di Margherita Guidacci. Citta di Vitta 35 (Firenza 1980): 31-38.
  10. ---. Luogo di splendore: Poesie. Traduzione di Margherita Guidacci, illustrazioni di Fausta Beer. Citta del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1983.

    III. Secondary Sources

  11. Andersen, Joy, gen. ed. American Catholic Who's Who 1978, Vol. Washington, DC: National Catholic News Service/A Division of the U.S. Catholic Conference, 1978. S.v. "Powers, Jessica.
  12. Baldwin, S.M. Luke. "Burns the Great Lantern." Catholic World 168 (February, 1949): 354-61.
  13. ---. "Wisconsin Poet Integrates Rural Upbringing, City Life, Monastery. LaCrosse, Wisconsin Times Review (Jan. 2, 1986): 8-9.
  14. Boudreau, Richard. "A Meadow Moreover: The Wisconsin Poems of Jessica Powers." In Jessica Powers Symposiurn: Proceedings of the Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 26, 1989.By Marquette University, 1989, 8-13.
  15. Brunini, John. "Of Love and Peace." Spirit 14 (1947): 57.
  16. The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of the Association of Mary, Queen of Cannel. Cannel in the United States, 1970-1990. Eugene, Oregon: Queen's Press, 1990.
  17. "Father Danihy's Poetry Class Student Has Book Published." Newspaper clipping taken from Jessica Powers collection. (Box 7, Scrapbook) a Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Main Library, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Hereafter cited as AMU.
  18. Flanagan, Mary Jo. "Jessica Powers: Contemplative, Carmelite, Poet." Milwaukee Catholic Herald, Dec. 29, 1983, 1.
  19. "Friends Crowd Small Chapel for Investiture at Carmel." Milwaukee Catholic Herald Citizen, May 2, 1942.
  20. Garza, Melita Marie. "Nun's Collected Poems Resurrected Since Death." Milwaukee Journal. August 5, 1989; 4 (A).
  21. Geigel, Winifred F. "A Comparative Study of the Poetry of Jessica Powers and St. John of the Cross." Unpublished thesis, St. John University, 1960.
  22. Grace, William and John O'Connor. "Literary Cavalcade: Presenting Jessica Powers." Tablet, June 7, 1941.
  23. Hendrickson, Dave. "The Sublime Quest of Jessica Powers." Condensed from Wisconsin April 11, 1993 in Catholic Digest 57 (August, 1993): 50-56.
    Hopkins, J.G.E. "A Modern Poet with a Medieval Ideal." America 61 (Sept. 2, 1939): 498-99.
  24. Kappes, Marcianne, CST. Track of the Mystic: The Spirituality of Jessica Powers. Kansas City: Sheed and Ward, 1994.
  25. Kavanaugh, Kieran. "Jessica Powers in the Tradition of St. John of the Cross: Carmelite and Poet." In Jessica Powers Symposium: Proceedings of the Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 26, 1989, by Marquette University, 1989, 26-33.
  26. ---. "Jessica Powers in the Tradition of St. John of the Cross: Carmelite and Poet." Spiritual Life 36 (Fall, 1990): 161-65.
  27. "Laube Lauds Woman Poet: Spare-time Publisher Produces Second Volume." New York Times Book Review, October 8, 1939.
  28. Leckey, Dolores. "Jessica Powers: Out of Silence, Music." Commonweal 15 (Sept. 1988): 485.
  29. ---. "Jessica Powers: Notes on a Poet's Life." In Jessica Powers Symposium: Proceedings of the Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Aug. 26, 1989, by Marquette University, 1989, 1-7
  30. "Notes on a Poet's Life." Spiritual Life 36 (Fall, 1990): 137-49.
  31. ---. Winter Music: A Life of Jessica Powers.Kansas City: Sheed and Ward, 1992.
  32. Lentfoehr, Mary Therese, Sor. D.S. "Jessica Takes the Veil." Magnificat 81 (1949): 168.

  33. Mary Francis. "Poetry and the Contemplative." Spirit 22 (1955): 83-86.
  34. Mary Joseph of Divine Providence."But God is Singing!"Spiritual Life 36 (Fall, 1990): 132-36.
  35. Mary Timothy, SSND. "The Silent Poet." Spirit 27 (May, 1960): 52-57.
  36. McDonnell, Thomas P. "The Nun as Poet." Spirit 26 (March, 1959): 20-26.
  37. McGarty, Bernard. "An Emily Dickinson from Juneau County." Carmelite Digest 4 (Summer, 1989): 13-15.
  38. ---."An Emily Dickinson from Juneau County." Milwaukee Times Review, Sept. 1, 1988, 8,
  39. ---."Powers, Like Emily Dickinson, Seeks Life's Inner Meaning." LaCrosse, Wisconsin Times Review, Jan. 2, 1986, 9.
  40. ---."Various Poets Have Influenced Powers."
    LaCrosse, Wisconsin Times Review Jan. 2, 1986, 8.
  41. Miller, Marilynn. "Jessica Powers." Mount Mary Quarterly 17 (March, 1941) :7-13.
  42. "Miss Powers, Poet, to Take Order's Vows." Milwaukee Journal August 9, 1946.
    Morneau, Robert F. "Come is the Love Song." Emmanuel 91 (December, 1985): 546-51.
  43. ---."Contemplation and Poetry: Jessica Powers." In Carmel 200-- Contemplation and the Recovery of the American Soul: Proceedings of the Carmelite Bicentennial Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland, August 12-18, 1990, by the Carmelites of the Ancient Observance, the Carmelite Communities Associated, and by the Discalced Carmelite Friars, 1990.
    ---. "An Experience of God: Reflections of a Poet's Journey." Emmanuel 93 (November, 1987): 486-93.
  44. ---."The Garments of God." Emmanuel 92 (June, 1986): 264-67/287.
  45. ---."Introduction" to Selected Poetry of Jessica Powers. Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward, 1989. "Jessica Powers: Landscapes of the Sacred." Summer Seminar on Carmelite Spirituality: Proceedings of the seminar in Notre Dame, Indiana, June 16-28, 1991, by the Center for Spirituality of Saint Mary's College, 1991.
  46. ---.Jessica Powers: Mantras from a Poet. Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward, 1991.
  47. ---."Poetry and Health." Vision 2 (January-February, 1992: 3. "A Refugee God." Emmanuel 92 (December, 1986).
  48. A Retreat with Jessica Powers. St. Anthony Messenger Press, 1995.
  49. ...,"The Spirituality of Jessica Powers." in Jessica Powers Symposium: Proceedings of the Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 26, 1989 by Marquette University, 1989,14-19.
  50. ...,"The Spirituality of Jessica Powers." Spiritual Life 36 (Fall, 1990): 150-60.
  51. ...,Theologians and Poets. A Dialogue by Bishop Robert F. Morneau. Credence Cassettes AA9127. Kansas City, Missouri, 1988.
  52. Noonan, James E. "Your Parish--Lyndon Station: St. Mary's & the Irish Settlers." Newspaper clipping taken from Jessica Powers Collection (Box 10, folder 13), AMU.
  53. Nuns of the Pewaukee Carmel, Wisconsin. "Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit, OCD," Carmelite Digest 4 (Summer, 1989): 8-12.
  54. O'Hearn, Catherine. "Of Interest to Women." Torch '(February, 1940): no pp. Taken from papers in the Jessica Powers Collection (Box 7, scrapbooks), AMU.
  55. Payne, Steven. "Editorial." Spiritual Life 36 (Fall, 1990): 130-31.
  56. "Plans Are Made to Publish Works of Local Poet." Mauston, Wisconsin Juneau Co. Chronicle (March 17, 1939).
  57. "Poet Will Publish Verses of a Former Muwaukean." Milwaukee Journal, March, 1939.
  58. Schaeverling, Margaret. "Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit." Magnificat 83 (February, 1949): 169-72.
  59. Scully, Doris Trainer. "Family History: Pewaukee." Papers donated on August 26, 1989 to the Jessica Powers Collection (Box 3, folder 5) AMU.
  60. "Services Set For Pegis, 72, Ex-Pro at MU." Unspecified and undated newspaper clipping taken from Jessica Powers Collection (Box 10, folder 3), AMU.
  61. Siegfried, ASC, Regina. "Jessica Powers: The Paradox of Light and Dark. Studia Mystica 7 (Spring, 1984): 28-45.
  62. "Write Me Down As a Small Adjective Attending Light, The Archangelic Noun." In Jessica Powers Symposium: Proceedings of the Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 26,1989, by Marquette University, 1989, 20-25.
  63. ...,"Write Me Down The Archangelic Noun: The Brightening Words of Emily Dickinson and Jessica Powers." St. Louis, Missouri: Aquinas Institute of Theology Lecture Series on Spirituality and the Arts, September 27, 1991.
  64. ...,New World Mystics: The Wisdom of Jessica Powers and Others. Audio cassette. Liguori, Missouri: Redemptorist Pastoral Communications, 1993.
  65. Shufletavski, Dorothy. "Fosterling of Night." Labarum (Clarke College of Dubuque, Iowa, 1945): 252.
  66. "So He Printed His Own Lines: Clifford Laube Then Found He Was a Publisher Too." New York Sun (March 9, 1939) .
  67. "The Story of Jessica Powers and Her Search for Happiness." Milwaukee Catholic Herald Citizen, 1942, 41-42.
  68. Tracy, Carroll. "Juneau County and the World: The Small Account." Mauston, Wisconsin Star, (August 8,1958): 3.
  69. Weakiand, Rembert. "Homily on Trinity Sunday Delivered by the Archbishop of Milwaukee." Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 17, 1984. Photocopied.
  70. A Spiritual Journey." Wisconsin: Milwaukee Journal Magazine (Milwaukee) April 15, 1990.
  71. "Wisconsin Poet Enters Carmel Here." Milwaukee Catholic Herald Citizen (April 18, 1942).

    BOOK REVIEWS

    Reviews of The Lantern Burns (1939)

  72. Barrett, Alfred, SJ. Messenger of the Sacred Heart 75 (1940): 107-08.
  73. Thought 15 (September, 1940): 530-31.
  74. Binsse, Harry. Commonweal 32 (May, 1940): 107-08.
  75. Boggs, Tom. The Forum (September, 1939)
  76. Catholic Worker (May, 1940).
  77. Feeney, Leonard. America 63 (May, 1940): 192.
  78. Kiley, Paul J. "Bright Dream: Jessica Powers' The Lantern Burns." Magnificat 68 (June, 1941): 75-79.
  79. Kolars, Mary. Spirit 6 (November, 1939): 152-53.
  80. New York Times Review (October 22, 1939).
  81. O'Hearn, Catherine. Torch (February, 1940).
  82. Reilly, Joseph. The Catholic World 151 (May, 1940): 252.
    Salesianum. This book review, written by J.J.B., is taken from the Official Bulletin of the Alumni Association of St. Francis Seminary, published quarterly by The Salesianum Publishing Co., St. Francis, Wisconsin, n.d.: no page given. A copy can be found in the Jessica Powers Collection (Box 7, Scrapbook). AMU.
  83. Sign 19 (December, 1939): 312-13.

    Reviews of The Place of Splendor (1946)

  84. Brunini, John G. Spirit 14 (May, 1947): 57-59.
  85. Freemantle, Anne. Commonweal 46 (July, 1947): 361.
    Hughes, Josephine N. America 77 (August, 1947): 584.
  86. Laube, Clifford J. Thought 22 (June, 1947): 246-48.
  87. Sign 26 (July, 1947): 57.
    Reviews of The Mountain Snarrow (1972)

  88. Stone, John Coim. Spiritual Life 19 (Winter, 1973): 276.

    Reviews of The House at Rest (1984)

  89. Fischer, Philip, SJ. The House at Rest by Jessica Powers (Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit) Audio cassette read by Carol Coleman. Kansas City, Missouri: Credence Cassettes, 1988. Review for Religious 48 (May-June, 1989): 416.
    Missouri: Credence Cassettes, (May-June, 1989): 416.
  90. Howell, Olga M. St. Anthony Messenger (June, 1987).
  91. Morneau, Robert F. Emmanuel 92 (December, 1985): 591-92.

    Reviews of Selected Poetry of Jessica Powers (1989)

  92. Dollen, Charles. Priest 45 (December, 1989): 48.
  93. Eady, R. Canadian Catholic Review 9 (Spring, 1991): 305.
  94. Fischer, Philip, SJ. Review for Religious 50 (May-June, 1991): 465.
  95. Shah, Bernard. Carmelus:Commentarli ab Instituto Carmelitano Editi 38 (Rome, 1991): 268-69.

    Reviews of Winter Music (1992)

  96. Fischer, Philip, SJ. Review for Religious 52 (Sept.-Oct. 1993): 797-98.
  97. Heiser, Charles, Charles, S.J. Theogy Digest 40 (Autumn, 1993): 277.
  98. Morneau, Robert SJ. Spiritual Life 39 (Spring, 1993): 49-50.
  99. Stratton, Robin, OCD.Spiritual Life 42 (Spring, 1996): 53-55.
  100. Williams, Joan. Living Prayer 26 (March-April, 1993): 33.

    Reviews of Track of the Mystic (1994)

  101. Baumgaertner, J.P. Choice 32 (April, 1995): 1300.
  102. Dollen, Charles. Priest 51 (April, 1995): 48.
  103. Graham, William C. National Catholic Reporter (March 24, 1995).
  104. Stratton, Robin, OCD. Spiritual Life 42 (Spring, 1996): 53-56.
  105. Siegfried, Regina. ASC. Review for Religious 54 (July-August, 1995: 634-624.
  106. Track of the Mystic: The Spirituality of Jessica Powers. Catholic Women's Network (March-April, 1995).
  107. Track of the Mystic: The Spirituality of Jessica Powers. Monos (Sept.-Oct. 1995): 8.

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