Western American Literature 38:3

Western American Literature 38:3

Edited by Melody Graulich

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Table Of Contents


"Oh for a Mexican Girl!": The Limits of Literature in John Fante's Ask the Dust
Charles Scruggs

Remapping Internment: A Postcolonial Reading of Mitsuye Yamada, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Janice Mirikitani
Robert Grotjohn

The Linguistic Key to Crabb's Veracity: Berger's Little Big Man Revisited
Brett Zimmerman


Time Enough and Space: A New Expansion
Mary Clearman Blew


Steven Rosendale, ed.
The Greening of Literary Scholarship: Literature, Theory, and the Environment
Reviewed by Kent C. Ryden

David Oates
Paradise Wild
Reviewed by Christopher Schaberg

David N. Cassuto
Dripping Dry: Literature, Politics, and Water in the Desert Southwest
Reviewed by Joan E. Thomspon

Audrey Goodman
Translating Southwestern Landscapes: The Making of an Anglo Literary Region
Reviewed by Maureen Salzer

Bert Almon
This Stubborn Self: Texas Autobiographies
Reviewed by Lou Rodenberger

Don Graham
Kings of Texas: The 150-Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire
Reviewed by Clay Reynolds

Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez and Nancy Saporta Sternbach
Stages of Life: Transcultural Performance and Identity in U.S. Latina Theater
Reviewed by Andrea Tinnemeyer

William S. Yellow Robe Jr.
Where the Pavement Ends: Five Native American Plays
Reviewed by David H. Fenimore

Chadwick Allen
Blood Narrative: Indigenious Identity in American Indian and Maori Literature and Activist Texts
Reviewed by Stephen Tatum

Frances McElrath
The Rustler: A Tale of Love and War in Wyoming With an introduction by Victoria Lamont
Reviewed by Nicole Tonkovich

Bill Mesce, Jr.
Peckinpah's Women: A Reappraisal of the Portrayal of Women in the Period Westerns of Sam Peckinpah
Reviewed by Matt Wanat

Ripley Hugo
Writing for Her Life: The Novelist Mildred Walker
Reviewed by Carmen Pearson

Jonah Raskin
Natives, Newcomers, Exiles, Fugitives: Northern California Writers and Their Work
Reviewed by Gerald Haslam

Bruce Bennett
Australian Short Fiction: A History
Reviewed by Glen A. Love