Coverart for item
The Resource A literary history of the American West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association

A literary history of the American West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association

Label
A literary history of the American West
Title
A literary history of the American West
Statement of responsibility
sponsored by the Western Literature Association
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810/.9/978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS271
LC item number
.L58 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A literary history of the American West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 1317-1323
Contents
Introduction -- Native Oral Traditions -- Folklore in the American West -- Introduction -- Across the Wide Missouri: The Adventure Narrative from Lewis and Clark to Powell -- The military -- Lawmen and Outlaws -- Introduction -- Precursors of the Western Novel -- The Western Story -- World Westerns: The European Writer and the American West -- Western Poverty, 1850-1950 -- Western American drama to 1960 -- The Nature Essay in the west -- The Western movie to 1960 -- Introduction -- Roosevelt, Wister, Turner, and Remington -- Early Western Literary Scholars -- Introduction -- Bret Harte, Mark Twain, and the San Francisco Circle -- Mary Hunter Austin -- Frank Norris -- Jack London -- Robinson Jeffers -- H.L. Davis -- John Steinbeck -- Theodore Roethke -- William Stafford -- William Saroyan -- Prophets on the burning shore: Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, and San Francisco -- Introduction -- The cowboy in short fiction -- The novel of the cowboy -- J. Franc Dobie -- Harvey Fergusson -- Katherine Anne Porter and the Southwest -- Oliver La Farge -- Paul Horgan -- William Eastlake -- Benjamin Capps -- Edward Abbey -- Larry Mc Murty -- The Southern border -- Introduction -- Hamlin Garland and Midwest farm fiction -- Willa Cather -- Rolvaag and Krause: Two Novelists of the Northwest -- Prairie Frontier -- John G. Neihardt -- The Western writings of Sinclair Lewis -- Mari Sandoz -- Wright Morris -- Frederick Manfred -- Thomas McGrath -- Robert Bly -- Introduction -- Mormon Novels -- Vardis Fisher -- "Intellectualoids," Westering, and Thomas Hornsby Ferril -- Bernard De Voto -- A.B. Guthrie, Jr. -- Frank Waters -- Jack Shaefer -- Wallace Stegner -- Walter Van Tilburg Clark and the American Dream -- The Northern Boundary -- Introduction -- Western American Indian Writers, 1854-1960 -- American Indian Fiction -- Coyote's Sons, Spider's Daughters: Western American Indian poetry, 1968-1983 -- Early Mexican-American literature -- Contemporary Mexican-American Literature, 1960-present -- Asian-American literary traditions -- Afro-
Control code
12724804
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xliii, 1353 p.
Isbn
9780875650210
Lccn
85050538
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers).
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A literary history of the American West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 1317-1323
Contents
Introduction -- Native Oral Traditions -- Folklore in the American West -- Introduction -- Across the Wide Missouri: The Adventure Narrative from Lewis and Clark to Powell -- The military -- Lawmen and Outlaws -- Introduction -- Precursors of the Western Novel -- The Western Story -- World Westerns: The European Writer and the American West -- Western Poverty, 1850-1950 -- Western American drama to 1960 -- The Nature Essay in the west -- The Western movie to 1960 -- Introduction -- Roosevelt, Wister, Turner, and Remington -- Early Western Literary Scholars -- Introduction -- Bret Harte, Mark Twain, and the San Francisco Circle -- Mary Hunter Austin -- Frank Norris -- Jack London -- Robinson Jeffers -- H.L. Davis -- John Steinbeck -- Theodore Roethke -- William Stafford -- William Saroyan -- Prophets on the burning shore: Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, and San Francisco -- Introduction -- The cowboy in short fiction -- The novel of the cowboy -- J. Franc Dobie -- Harvey Fergusson -- Katherine Anne Porter and the Southwest -- Oliver La Farge -- Paul Horgan -- William Eastlake -- Benjamin Capps -- Edward Abbey -- Larry Mc Murty -- The Southern border -- Introduction -- Hamlin Garland and Midwest farm fiction -- Willa Cather -- Rolvaag and Krause: Two Novelists of the Northwest -- Prairie Frontier -- John G. Neihardt -- The Western writings of Sinclair Lewis -- Mari Sandoz -- Wright Morris -- Frederick Manfred -- Thomas McGrath -- Robert Bly -- Introduction -- Mormon Novels -- Vardis Fisher -- "Intellectualoids," Westering, and Thomas Hornsby Ferril -- Bernard De Voto -- A.B. Guthrie, Jr. -- Frank Waters -- Jack Shaefer -- Wallace Stegner -- Walter Van Tilburg Clark and the American Dream -- The Northern Boundary -- Introduction -- Western American Indian Writers, 1854-1960 -- American Indian Fiction -- Coyote's Sons, Spider's Daughters: Western American Indian poetry, 1968-1983 -- Early Mexican-American literature -- Contemporary Mexican-American Literature, 1960-present -- Asian-American literary traditions -- Afro-
Control code
12724804
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xliii, 1353 p.
Isbn
9780875650210
Lccn
85050538
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers).
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

    • The Wittliff CollectionsBorrow it
      601 University Drive, 7th Floor, San Marcos, TX, 78666, US
      29.888873 -97.943078
Processing Feedback ...