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One of my favorite unexpected pleasures is how many books have mentioned Two Gentlemen. Here's as complete a list as I've been able to come up with, in chronological order.

Many of them are academic books, which means they are expensive and that I am too stupid to understand them, but hey.


Nuovo cinema Mancuso, Mariarosa Mancuso, Bibilioteca Univ. Rizzoli, 2010.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona, edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, Modern Library Classics, 2011.

The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World, Frans Johansson, Portfolio, 2012.

Dudesong, Phil Wells, Abide University Press, 2012. Introduction by Oliver Benjamin.

Lebowski 101: Limber-Minded Investigations into the Greatest Story Ever Blathered, edited by Oliver Benjamin, Abide University Press, 2013.
[This occurs because of my own essay in the book, but I mention it for the sake of completeness]

Parasocial Politics: Audiences, Pop Culture and Politics, edited by Jason Zenor, Lexington Books, 2014.

Fan Phenomena: The Big Lebowski, edited by Zachary Ingle, Intellect, 2014. Essay by Paul Rogalus.

Shakespeare Survey 68: Shakespeare, Origins and Originality, edited by Peter Holland, Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Unnatural Narrative: Impossible Worlds in Fiction and Drama, Jan Alber, University of Nebraska Press, 2016.

Ministers of Grace: The Unauthorized Shakespearean Parody of 'Ghostbusters', Jordan Monsell, Shadowcut Press, 2017.

Adaptation, Awards Culture and the Value of Prestige, edited by Colleen Kennedy-Karpat and Eric Sandberg, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Strikes and Gutters: The Rise, Fall and Papers, Business Papers of The Little Lebowski Shop, Nicholas Dollak, 2017.

So don't turn in your library card.