Western American Literature 58:4

Western American Literature 58:4

​Amy T. Hamilton

Table Of Contents

Volume 58, Number 4, Winter 2024

Contents

Essays
“Pink Eye Was All the Rage”: Colonial Identity Sickness in Stephen Graham Jones’s The Bird Is Gone: A Monograph Manifesto
Sara Spurgeon

Performing Gender in the Bleeding Kansas Novels of Jane Smiley and James McBride
Elizabeth Abele

Young, Tough, Beautiful, and a Little Bit Crazy: The Forestry of Norman Maclean’s Prose in USFS 1919: The Ranger, The Cook, and a Hole in the Sky
Thomas Kaye

Book Reviews
Elizabeth Bradfield, CMarie Fuhrman, and Derek Sheffield, eds., Cascadia Field Guide: Art, Ecology, Poetry
Nathan Anderson

Lauren Delaunay Miller, ed., Valley of Giants: Stories from Women at the Heart of Yosemite Climbing
Peter L. Bayers

Brenden W. Rensink, ed., The North American West in the Twenty-First Century
Michael Brickey

Jada Ach and Gary Reger, eds., Reading Aridity in Western American Literature
Rachel L. Carazo

Ryan Hediger, ed., Planet Work: Rethinking Labor and Leisure in the Anthropocene
Jennifer Forsberg

McKenzie Long, This Contested Land: The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments
Talley V. Kayser

Joanne Dearcopp and Christine Hill Smith, eds., Unknown No More: Recovering Sanora Babb
Caroline Straty Kraft

Robert DeMott, Steinbeck’s Imaginarium: Essays on Writing, Fishing, and Other Critical Matters
Jessica Colleen Pérez López

Kate Rigby, Dancing with Disaster: Environmental Histories, Narratives, and Ethics for Perilous Times
Andy Meyer

Tim Hunt, Voice to Voice in the Dark
Jeanetta Mish

Andrew Gulliford, Bears Ears: Landscape of Refuge and Resistance
Eytan Pol

John T. Price, All Is Leaf: Essays and Transformations
David R. Solheim

Tom Lynch, Outback and Out West: The Settler-Colonial Environmental Imaginary
Alex Trimble Young

2024 WLA Conference Information