Western American Literature 44:3

Western American Literature 44:3

Edited by Melody Graulich

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"A man is a fool who prefers poor California beef to human flesh": (Re)Definitions of Masculinity in Nineteenth-Century US Donner Party Literature
Casey R. Voeller

"A Home for Civilization": Nostalgia, Innocence, and the Frontier in Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose
Jennifer Ladino

Mary Barnard's "North Window": Imagism and the Pacific Northwest
Sarah Barnsley


The Both/And of American Indian Literary Studies
Lisa Tatonetti


Margot Mifflin
The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman
Reviewed by Judy Nolte Temple

Sharon McCartney
The Love Song of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Reviewed by Joanna Dawson

Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez and Evelina Zuni Lucero
Simon J. Ortiz: A Poetic Legacy of Indigenous Continuance
Reviewed by Reginald Dyck

Elizabeth Hutchinson
The Indian Craze: Primitivism, Modernism, and Transculturation in American Art, 1890-1915
Reviewed by Leah Dilworth

S.R. martin Jr.
On the Move: A Black Family's Western Saga
Reviewed by Bruce A. Glasrud

Daniel James Brown
The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
Reviewed by Diane Bush

Christine Hill Smith
Social Class in the Writings of Mary Hallock Foote
Reviewed by James H. Maguire

Sherman Alexie
Reviewed by Jennifer Ladino

Jackson J. Benson
Under the Big Sky: A Biography of A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
Reviewed by Fred Erisman

Page Stegner
Adios Amigos: Tales of Sustenance and Purification in the American West
Reviewed by Jennie A. Camp

Shannon Applegate
Living among Headstones
Reviewed by Michael J. Kowalewski

Ron McFarland
The Rockies in First Person: A Critical Study of Recent American Memoirs from the Region
Reviewed by Liz Stephens