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Literary Austin, Don Graham, editor

Label
Literary Austin
Title
Literary Austin
Statement of responsibility
Don Graham, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Don Graham brings together the history, color, and character of Texas{u2019}s capital city since 1839 when it was selected, on the advice of Mirabeau B. Lamar, as the site for a new capital of the then-Republic of Texas. Essays, fiction, and poetry reveal the variety of literary responses to Austin through the decades and are organized in a roughly chronological fashion to reveal the themes, places, and personalities that have defined the life of the city. Austin was always about three things{u2014}natural beauty, government, and education{u2014}and thus many of the pieces in this volume dwell upon one and sometimes all of these themes ... The city is also a haven for literary writers, many of whom appear in these pages: Carolyn Osborn, Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Dagoberto Gilb, Stephen Harrigan, and Lawrence Wright, to name a few. Among the poets, Thomas Whitbread, Dave Oliphant, David Wevill, and Christopher Middleton have long been on the scene"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/76431
Index
index present
LC call number
PS559.A9
LC item number
L58 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Literary Austin, Don Graham, editor
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip075/2006039771.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-450) and index
Contents
  • from Adventures of a ballad hunter
  • from Strange sunlight
  • Peter LaSalle
  • from Publish and perish : three tales of tenure and terror
  • James Hynes
  • Bartons Creek
  • Max Westbrook
  • [A "school" of Austin writers?]
  • Stephen Harrigan
  • From a letter to Pat Ellis Taylor
  • Dagoberto Gilb
  • John A. Lomax
  • from Frighten the horses
  • Kurth Sprague
  • Texas heat wave
  • Marian Winik
  • Texas
  • Chuck Taylor
  • Being imagined
  • Betty Sue Flowers
  • from Life on Waller Creek
  • Joseph Jones
  • from Voices : a memoir
  • Recent developments
  • Tom Zigal
  • from The tale of a dog
  • Lars Gufstafsson
  • Give
  • Elizabeth Harris
  • Trail markers
  • Thomas Cable
  • How Ann Richards got to be governor of Texas
  • Molly Ivins
  • Frederic Prokosch
  • from First son : George W. Bush and the Bush family dynasty
  • Bill Minutaglio
  • from Reading writing and leaving home : life on the page
  • Lynn Freed
  • Home improvement
  • David Wevill
  • Heroes
  • Lawrence Wright
  • Literary playscape
  • Kevin Brown
  • Music of running waters
  • Week James Michener died
  • James Magnuson
  • Austin odyssey
  • Bert Almon
  • Adios to Austin
  • Robert Draper
  • Co-op
  • Lyman Grant
  • Way out West at 51st and Berkman
  • Kurt Heinzelman
  • Ralph Yarborough
  • Salon of the West
  • Steven Moore
  • King's ransom
  • John Spong
  • Statues of limitation
  • Gary Cartwright
  • Woods
  • Laura Furman
  • from Essential saltes
  • Don Webb
  • from The beatific memories of an English major
  • Nostalgia
  • Scott Blackwood
  • Ghosts and empty sockets
  • Don Graham
  • from Waterloo
  • Karen Olsson
  • Human sexuality
  • Betsy Berry
  • Gridlock
  • William J. Scheick
  • Margaret Cousins
  • from Three friends
  • William A. Owens
  • Austin : a brief glance at her history and advantages
  • [Letters on sculptures]
  • Roy Bedichek
  • from Getting better all the time
  • Liz Carpenter
  • from Tarnish on the violet crown
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • from I'll take Texas
  • Mary Lasswell
  • from Fear on trial
  • John Henry Faulk
  • William Sidney Porter
  • '50s Austin : a variform education
  • Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
  • from Bedichek's rock
  • Wilson M. Hudson
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Walter P. Webb
  • from Once upon a time in Texas
  • David Richards
  • from Straight from the heart
  • Ann Richards
  • Founding of Austin
  • from North toward home
  • Willie Morris
  • from Finding Celia's place
  • Celia Morris
  • For years we three sat together
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Night of the armadillos
  • Bertram Rota
  • from The forty acre follies
  • Joe B. Frantz
  • A.C. Greene
  • from The gay place
  • Billy Lee Brammer
  • from In a narrow grave
  • Larry McMurtry
  • Argumentative poem against certain articles
  • Thomas Whitbread
  • Garten of the gods
  • Jonathan Bracker
  • from Close his eyes
  • Olivia Dwight
  • from The borderland
  • Vulture descending each day
  • Carolyn Osborn
  • Armadillos
  • Christopher Middleton
  • Frontier museum
  • Harry Huntt Ransom
  • from Borges and Texas : farewell to an old friend
  • Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth
  • Quorum Pars Parva Fui
  • Hazel Harrod Ransom
  • Edwin Shrake
  • from Just as we were
  • Prudence Macintosh
  • from The last bastion
  • Julius Whittier
  • Left bank of Texas
  • Kinky Friedman
  • from A sniper in the tower : the Charles Whitman murders
  • Gary Lavergne
  • Madman on the tower
  • William J. Helmer
  • from Austin
  • One August day in Texas
  • James R. Giles
  • Austin, May 15, 1973
  • Greg Curtis
  • Ghosts of College City
  • Albert Huffstickler
  • from Earthly bread
  • Michael Mewshaw
  • Spring water celebration
  • Pat Ellis Taylor
  • Dave Oliphant
  • It's your land, boss
  • Zulfikar Ghose
  • from The improbable rise of Redneck Rock
  • Jan Reid
  • Crossroads at the broken spoke
  • Michael Adams
  • from Our invaded universities
  • Ronnie Dugger
  • Conversation with a lady I took to the airport who loved Austin Texas
  • Andy Clausen
Control code
76871471
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xv, 461 p.
Isbn
9780875653471
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006039771
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2011 (Access. No. 2011-004). Inscribed by editor to donor. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Stephen Harrigan, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-077). Inscribed by Don [Graham] for Steve [Harrigan], May 3, 2007. With dust jacket.
System control number
(OCoLC)76871471
Label
Literary Austin, Don Graham, editor
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip075/2006039771.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-450) and index
Contents
  • from Adventures of a ballad hunter
  • from Strange sunlight
  • Peter LaSalle
  • from Publish and perish : three tales of tenure and terror
  • James Hynes
  • Bartons Creek
  • Max Westbrook
  • [A "school" of Austin writers?]
  • Stephen Harrigan
  • From a letter to Pat Ellis Taylor
  • Dagoberto Gilb
  • John A. Lomax
  • from Frighten the horses
  • Kurth Sprague
  • Texas heat wave
  • Marian Winik
  • Texas
  • Chuck Taylor
  • Being imagined
  • Betty Sue Flowers
  • from Life on Waller Creek
  • Joseph Jones
  • from Voices : a memoir
  • Recent developments
  • Tom Zigal
  • from The tale of a dog
  • Lars Gufstafsson
  • Give
  • Elizabeth Harris
  • Trail markers
  • Thomas Cable
  • How Ann Richards got to be governor of Texas
  • Molly Ivins
  • Frederic Prokosch
  • from First son : George W. Bush and the Bush family dynasty
  • Bill Minutaglio
  • from Reading writing and leaving home : life on the page
  • Lynn Freed
  • Home improvement
  • David Wevill
  • Heroes
  • Lawrence Wright
  • Literary playscape
  • Kevin Brown
  • Music of running waters
  • Week James Michener died
  • James Magnuson
  • Austin odyssey
  • Bert Almon
  • Adios to Austin
  • Robert Draper
  • Co-op
  • Lyman Grant
  • Way out West at 51st and Berkman
  • Kurt Heinzelman
  • Ralph Yarborough
  • Salon of the West
  • Steven Moore
  • King's ransom
  • John Spong
  • Statues of limitation
  • Gary Cartwright
  • Woods
  • Laura Furman
  • from Essential saltes
  • Don Webb
  • from The beatific memories of an English major
  • Nostalgia
  • Scott Blackwood
  • Ghosts and empty sockets
  • Don Graham
  • from Waterloo
  • Karen Olsson
  • Human sexuality
  • Betsy Berry
  • Gridlock
  • William J. Scheick
  • Margaret Cousins
  • from Three friends
  • William A. Owens
  • Austin : a brief glance at her history and advantages
  • [Letters on sculptures]
  • Roy Bedichek
  • from Getting better all the time
  • Liz Carpenter
  • from Tarnish on the violet crown
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • from I'll take Texas
  • Mary Lasswell
  • from Fear on trial
  • John Henry Faulk
  • William Sidney Porter
  • '50s Austin : a variform education
  • Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
  • from Bedichek's rock
  • Wilson M. Hudson
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Walter P. Webb
  • from Once upon a time in Texas
  • David Richards
  • from Straight from the heart
  • Ann Richards
  • Founding of Austin
  • from North toward home
  • Willie Morris
  • from Finding Celia's place
  • Celia Morris
  • For years we three sat together
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Night of the armadillos
  • Bertram Rota
  • from The forty acre follies
  • Joe B. Frantz
  • A.C. Greene
  • from The gay place
  • Billy Lee Brammer
  • from In a narrow grave
  • Larry McMurtry
  • Argumentative poem against certain articles
  • Thomas Whitbread
  • Garten of the gods
  • Jonathan Bracker
  • from Close his eyes
  • Olivia Dwight
  • from The borderland
  • Vulture descending each day
  • Carolyn Osborn
  • Armadillos
  • Christopher Middleton
  • Frontier museum
  • Harry Huntt Ransom
  • from Borges and Texas : farewell to an old friend
  • Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth
  • Quorum Pars Parva Fui
  • Hazel Harrod Ransom
  • Edwin Shrake
  • from Just as we were
  • Prudence Macintosh
  • from The last bastion
  • Julius Whittier
  • Left bank of Texas
  • Kinky Friedman
  • from A sniper in the tower : the Charles Whitman murders
  • Gary Lavergne
  • Madman on the tower
  • William J. Helmer
  • from Austin
  • One August day in Texas
  • James R. Giles
  • Austin, May 15, 1973
  • Greg Curtis
  • Ghosts of College City
  • Albert Huffstickler
  • from Earthly bread
  • Michael Mewshaw
  • Spring water celebration
  • Pat Ellis Taylor
  • Dave Oliphant
  • It's your land, boss
  • Zulfikar Ghose
  • from The improbable rise of Redneck Rock
  • Jan Reid
  • Crossroads at the broken spoke
  • Michael Adams
  • from Our invaded universities
  • Ronnie Dugger
  • Conversation with a lady I took to the airport who loved Austin Texas
  • Andy Clausen
Control code
76871471
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xv, 461 p.
Isbn
9780875653471
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006039771
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2011 (Access. No. 2011-004). Inscribed by editor to donor. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Stephen Harrigan, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-077). Inscribed by Don [Graham] for Steve [Harrigan], May 3, 2007. With dust jacket.
System control number
(OCoLC)76871471

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