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Updating the literary West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association

Label
Updating the literary West
Title
Updating the literary West
Statement of responsibility
sponsored by the Western Literature Association
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Given in honor of District Governor Hugh Summers and Mrs. Ahnise Summers by the Rotary Club of Aggieland with matching support from the Sara and John H. Lindsey '44 Fund, Texas A & M University Press, 2004
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/3278
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PS271
LC item number
.U64 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Updating the literary West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Map of the literary West on endpapers
  • Supplements A literary history of the American West (Texas Christian University Press, c1987)
  • "Design by Whitehead and Whitehead"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface / Max Westbrook -- Chronology, 1980-1996 / Dan Flores with the Editors -- "Connecting the countrey": what's new in western lit crit? / SueEllen Campbell -- Feminism, women writers and new western regionalism: revising critical paradigms / Krista Comer -- Reperceiving ethnicity in western American literature / Robert F. Gish -- Western American literature and the canon / Kathleen A. Boardman -- Encountering the west / James H. Maguire -- Early western literary women / Ida Rae Egli -- The literature of the mining camps / Lawrence I. Berkove and Michael Kowalewski -- Children's literature in and of the west / Fred Erisman -- Native sources: American Indian autobiography / Mick McAllister -- Pre-Lewis and Clark exploration narratives of western North America / Donald A. Barclay and Peter Wild -- Ranch-life narratives and poems / Jan Roush -- Paper trail: diaries, letters and reminiscences of the overland journey west / Kathleen A. Boardman -- Joaquin Miller / Benjamin S. Lawson -- Ambrose Bierce / Lawrence I. Berkove -- New wests / Susan J. Rosowski -- The far west / Glen A. Love -- Washington / Bruce Barcott -- Oregon / Michael Powell -- Nevada / Ann Ronald -- Alaska / Erick Heyne -- Hawaii / Seri I. Luangphinith and Russell H. Sitabata -- The pacific northwest as a cross-border region / Laurie Ricou -- Raymond Carver / Gary Williams -- John Haines / Kevin Bezner -- Ursula K. Le Guin / Heinz Tschachler -- Berry Holstun Lopez / Cheryll Glotfelty -- David Wagoner / Laurie Ricour -- California / Gerald Haslam -- Gary Snyder ; Kenneth Rexroth / John P. O'Grady -- Robert Hass / Gerald Haslam -- William Everson / Robert Brophy -- Joan Didion / Krista Comer -- Charles Bukowski / Gerald Locklin -- Maxine Hong Kingston / Charles L. Crow -- Diane Wakoski / Joanne Allred -- Luis Valdez / Jaime Herrera -- Dorothy Bryant / Joanne Greenberg / Richard Rodriquez / Marek Breiger -- James D. Houston / Michael Kowalewski -- Gerald Haslam / Gerald Locklin -- Ella Leffland / Elizabeth Renfro -- Gary Soto / Robin Granz -- The Hollywood novel / David Fine -- The California detective novel / Paul Skenazy
  • The southwest / Tom Pilkington -- Tony Hillerman / Jan Roush -- Cormack McCarthy / Steven Tatum -- John Nichols / Russell Burrows -- Charles Portis / Bob J. Frye -- Barbara Kingsolver / Charlotte M. Wright -- Sam Shepard ; Ralph Ellison / Mark Busby -- Leslie Marmon Silko / Paul M. Hadella -- Rudolfo A. Anaya ; N. Scott Momaday / Robert F. Gish -- Edward Abbey / Ann Ronald -- Simon J. Ortiz / Marie-Madeleine Schein -- Texas / Tom Pilkington / R.G. Vliet / William B. Bartin -- John Graves / Craig Clifford -- Elmer Kelton ; Robert Flynn / Kenneth Davis -- Dorothy Scarborought / Sylvia Ann Grider -- Rolando Hinojosa / Joyce Lee -- Shelby Hearon, Beverly Lowry, Sarah Bird / Lou Rodenberger / Walter McDonsld / Michael Hobbs -- The southern corner: Foote, Humphrey, Goyen / Kim Martin Long / Larry McMurtry / Ernestine Sewell Linck -- Americao Paredes / Ramon Saldivar -- The midwest and the great plains / Diane Dufva Quantic -- Recent Hamlin Garland reprints and scholarship / Bonney MacDonald -- The Cather enterprise: the last dozen years / John J. Murphy -- Recent research on the works of Ole E. Rolvaag / Arthur R. Huseboe -- Additions to the Neihardt and Sandoz bibliographies / Barbara Rippey -- Sinclair Lewis / Robert Fleming -- Wright Morris: update / Joseph J. Wydeven -- Midwestern autobiographical nonfiction / John T. Price -- Native American writers of the midwest / P. Jane Hafen -- Contemporary fiction of the great plains / Diane Dufva Quantic -- The Rocky Mountains / Gregory L. Morris -- Ivan Doig / A. Carl Bredahl -- William Kittredge / Mary Clearman Blew -- Thomas McGuane / Dexter Westrum -- Jean Stafford / Charlotte Margolis Goodman -- Rocky Mountain nature writing / Allison Bulsterbaum Wallace and Harry Crockett -- James Welch / William W. Bevis -- A.B. Guthrie, Jr.: a remembrance / David Peterrsen -- Wallace Stegner: an update and a retrospect / Joseph M. Flora -- Frank Waters / Charles L. Adams --The popular west / Christine Bold -- The movie western / Richard Slotkin -- The six-gun mystique: twenty-five years after / John G. Cawelti -- Critical theory, heading west / Lee Mitchell -- The market for popular western fiction / Judy Alter -- Women writers of popular westerns / Vicki Piekarski -- African Americans and the popular west / Blake Allmendinger -- Writing back: the American Indian western / Robert F. Gish -- The popular west across the Americas / Pamela Maria Smorkaloff -- European popular westerns / Geoff Sadler -- B.M. Bower / Victoria Lamont -- Max Brand / William A. Bloodworth, Jr. -- Zane Grey / Franz Blaha -- Louis L'Amour / Robert Lee Gale -- Epilogue: what is happening in the west today, and what it might mean / Thomas J. Lyon
Control code
36477093
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 1031 p.
Isbn
9780875651750
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97009120
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1997. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2006. Clothbound.
  • Core title in Resources for College Libraries
Other physical details
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Label
Updating the literary West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association
Publication
Note
  • Map of the literary West on endpapers
  • Supplements A literary history of the American West (Texas Christian University Press, c1987)
  • "Design by Whitehead and Whitehead"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface / Max Westbrook -- Chronology, 1980-1996 / Dan Flores with the Editors -- "Connecting the countrey": what's new in western lit crit? / SueEllen Campbell -- Feminism, women writers and new western regionalism: revising critical paradigms / Krista Comer -- Reperceiving ethnicity in western American literature / Robert F. Gish -- Western American literature and the canon / Kathleen A. Boardman -- Encountering the west / James H. Maguire -- Early western literary women / Ida Rae Egli -- The literature of the mining camps / Lawrence I. Berkove and Michael Kowalewski -- Children's literature in and of the west / Fred Erisman -- Native sources: American Indian autobiography / Mick McAllister -- Pre-Lewis and Clark exploration narratives of western North America / Donald A. Barclay and Peter Wild -- Ranch-life narratives and poems / Jan Roush -- Paper trail: diaries, letters and reminiscences of the overland journey west / Kathleen A. Boardman -- Joaquin Miller / Benjamin S. Lawson -- Ambrose Bierce / Lawrence I. Berkove -- New wests / Susan J. Rosowski -- The far west / Glen A. Love -- Washington / Bruce Barcott -- Oregon / Michael Powell -- Nevada / Ann Ronald -- Alaska / Erick Heyne -- Hawaii / Seri I. Luangphinith and Russell H. Sitabata -- The pacific northwest as a cross-border region / Laurie Ricou -- Raymond Carver / Gary Williams -- John Haines / Kevin Bezner -- Ursula K. Le Guin / Heinz Tschachler -- Berry Holstun Lopez / Cheryll Glotfelty -- David Wagoner / Laurie Ricour -- California / Gerald Haslam -- Gary Snyder ; Kenneth Rexroth / John P. O'Grady -- Robert Hass / Gerald Haslam -- William Everson / Robert Brophy -- Joan Didion / Krista Comer -- Charles Bukowski / Gerald Locklin -- Maxine Hong Kingston / Charles L. Crow -- Diane Wakoski / Joanne Allred -- Luis Valdez / Jaime Herrera -- Dorothy Bryant / Joanne Greenberg / Richard Rodriquez / Marek Breiger -- James D. Houston / Michael Kowalewski -- Gerald Haslam / Gerald Locklin -- Ella Leffland / Elizabeth Renfro -- Gary Soto / Robin Granz -- The Hollywood novel / David Fine -- The California detective novel / Paul Skenazy
  • The southwest / Tom Pilkington -- Tony Hillerman / Jan Roush -- Cormack McCarthy / Steven Tatum -- John Nichols / Russell Burrows -- Charles Portis / Bob J. Frye -- Barbara Kingsolver / Charlotte M. Wright -- Sam Shepard ; Ralph Ellison / Mark Busby -- Leslie Marmon Silko / Paul M. Hadella -- Rudolfo A. Anaya ; N. Scott Momaday / Robert F. Gish -- Edward Abbey / Ann Ronald -- Simon J. Ortiz / Marie-Madeleine Schein -- Texas / Tom Pilkington / R.G. Vliet / William B. Bartin -- John Graves / Craig Clifford -- Elmer Kelton ; Robert Flynn / Kenneth Davis -- Dorothy Scarborought / Sylvia Ann Grider -- Rolando Hinojosa / Joyce Lee -- Shelby Hearon, Beverly Lowry, Sarah Bird / Lou Rodenberger / Walter McDonsld / Michael Hobbs -- The southern corner: Foote, Humphrey, Goyen / Kim Martin Long / Larry McMurtry / Ernestine Sewell Linck -- Americao Paredes / Ramon Saldivar -- The midwest and the great plains / Diane Dufva Quantic -- Recent Hamlin Garland reprints and scholarship / Bonney MacDonald -- The Cather enterprise: the last dozen years / John J. Murphy -- Recent research on the works of Ole E. Rolvaag / Arthur R. Huseboe -- Additions to the Neihardt and Sandoz bibliographies / Barbara Rippey -- Sinclair Lewis / Robert Fleming -- Wright Morris: update / Joseph J. Wydeven -- Midwestern autobiographical nonfiction / John T. Price -- Native American writers of the midwest / P. Jane Hafen -- Contemporary fiction of the great plains / Diane Dufva Quantic -- The Rocky Mountains / Gregory L. Morris -- Ivan Doig / A. Carl Bredahl -- William Kittredge / Mary Clearman Blew -- Thomas McGuane / Dexter Westrum -- Jean Stafford / Charlotte Margolis Goodman -- Rocky Mountain nature writing / Allison Bulsterbaum Wallace and Harry Crockett -- James Welch / William W. Bevis -- A.B. Guthrie, Jr.: a remembrance / David Peterrsen -- Wallace Stegner: an update and a retrospect / Joseph M. Flora -- Frank Waters / Charles L. Adams --The popular west / Christine Bold -- The movie western / Richard Slotkin -- The six-gun mystique: twenty-five years after / John G. Cawelti -- Critical theory, heading west / Lee Mitchell -- The market for popular western fiction / Judy Alter -- Women writers of popular westerns / Vicki Piekarski -- African Americans and the popular west / Blake Allmendinger -- Writing back: the American Indian western / Robert F. Gish -- The popular west across the Americas / Pamela Maria Smorkaloff -- European popular westerns / Geoff Sadler -- B.M. Bower / Victoria Lamont -- Max Brand / William A. Bloodworth, Jr. -- Zane Grey / Franz Blaha -- Louis L'Amour / Robert Lee Gale -- Epilogue: what is happening in the west today, and what it might mean / Thomas J. Lyon
Control code
36477093
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 1031 p.
Isbn
9780875651750
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97009120
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1997. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2006. Clothbound.
  • Core title in Resources for College Libraries
Other physical details
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