Western American Literature 48:3

Western American Literature 48:3

Edited by Melody Graulich

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Table Of Contents

FROM THE EDITOR

ESSAYS

Written on the Body: A Third Space Reading of Larry McMurtry's Streets of Laredo
Cordelia E. Barrera

"No Transient Spectacle": Bayard Taylor, Wilderness Tourism, and the Re-creation of the United States
James Weaver

"New England Innocent" in the Land of Sunshine: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and California
Jennifer S. Tuttle

PANEL DISCUSSION

From Blood Simple to True Grit: A Conversation about the Coen Brother's Cinematic West
Neil Campbell, Susan Kollin, Lee Clark Mitchell, and Stephen Tatum

BOOK REVIEWS

Nicolas S. Witschi
A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West
Reviewed by David Wrobel

Bruce A. Glasrud and Cary D. Wintz, eds.
The Harlem Renaissance in the American West: The New Negro's Western Experience
Reviewed by Emily Lutenski

David Rio, Amaia Ibarraran, and Martin Simonson, eds.
Beyond the Myth: New Perspectives on Western Texts
Reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien

Nina Baym
Women Writers of the American West, 1833-1927
Reviewed by Christie Smith

Denice Turner
Writing the Heavenly Frontier: Metaphor, Geography, and Flight Autobiography in America 1927-1954
Reviewed by Bernard Quetchenbach

Bill Mohr
Hold-Outs: The Los Angeles Poetry Renaissance, 1948-1992
Reviewed by Lisa Lacascio

Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti, eds.
Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature
Reviewed by Andrew Uzendoski

Ernest J. Finney
Sequoia Gardens: California Stories
and Lawrence Coates
The Garden of the World
Reviewed by Chris Muniz

Forrest G. Robinson, Gabriel Noah Brahm Jr., and Catherine Carlstroem
The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx
Reviewed by Corey Dethier

Ned Buntline
The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill Hickok
Reviewed by Adele H. Bealer

David Carpenter
A Hunter's Confession
Reviewed by Henry Hudson

Daniel Worden
Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism
Reviewed by David Peterson

Patrick Hicks, ed.
A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry
Reviewed by Jeffrey Howard

Melissa J. Homestead and Guy J. Reynolds, eds.
Cather Studies 9: Willa Cather and Modern Cultures
Reviewed by Steven B. Shively

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