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1991–2005

Spring 1991 (vol. 26, no. 1)

The Myth of the Mythical West Elmer Kelton
Land and Value:  The Ecology of Robinson Jeffers Robert Zaller
Thea Kronborg’s “Song of Myself”:  The Artist’s Imaginative Inheritance in The Song of the Lark Demaree Peck
Thomas Wolfe’s Western Journeys Daniel Barth
Essay Review:
Essay Review on Grizzly Years: In Search of American Wilderness, by Doug Peacock Jack Turner
Essay Review on Duel of Eagles,by Jeff Long Clay Reynolds
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Taking Stock: A Larry McMurtry Casebook, edited by Clay Reynolds. Contributing Editors James Ward Lee, Tom Pilkington, Ernestine P. Sewell, Mark Busby, Robert Flynn, and Don Graham Kate Arneson
Strategies of Reticence. Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter, and Joan Didion, by Janis P. Stout Shelley Armitage
The American Indian in American Literature, by Elizabeth I. Hanson Lawrence R. Rodgers
A Variable Harvest: Essays and Reviews of Film and Literature, by Jon Tuska John Kootnz
Cather Studies, Volume I, edited by Susan J. Rosowski Margaret Doane
The Telling Distance: Conversations with the American Desert, by Bruce Berger Gregory McNamee
This is About Vision: Interviews with Southwestern Writers, edited by John F. Crawford, William Balassi, and Annie O. Eysturoy Bill D. Toth
Of Chilies, Cacti, and Fighting Cocks: Notes on the American West, by Frederick Turner Peter Wild
Lime Creek Odyssey, by Steven J. Meyers Orvis Burmaster
Razored Saddles, edited by Joe R. Lansdale and Pat LoBrutto James B. Hemesath
The American West: A Narrative Bibliography and a Study of Regionalism, by Charles F. Wilkinson Joe Gordon
Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization, by Christopher Manes Sean O’Grady
Midnight Wilderness: Journeys in Alaska’s Artic National Wildlife Refuge, by Debbie S. Miller John A. Murray
California Rush, by Sherwood Kiraly Clay Reynolds
Power and Glory, by Robert Easton Lloyd Becker
A Gentlemen’s Guide to the Frontier, by Joanne Meschery Diane Dufva Quantic
Skywater, by Melinda Worth Popham Joseph M. Flora
Chronicles of a Small Town, by Jim W. Corder Lou Rodenberger
The Dream of The Earth, by Thoms Berry Jim Aton
Time’s Island: The California Desert, by T.H. Watkins Amy Brunvand
Heartland: Comparative Histories of the Midwestern States,edited by James H. Madison
The Middle West: Its Meaning in American Culture, by James R. Shortridge
Diane Dufva Quantic
Yosemite, The Embattled Wilderness, by Alfred Runte David Robertson
Day’s Work, by David Lee Katherine Coles
Season of Dead Water, edited by Helen Frost. Foreword by John Haines Suzanne Scollon
Other Men and Other Women, by David Dwyer
The Farmer’s Daughter, by Kathleene West
Sam Umland
Out of this World, by Joseph Somoza Keith Wilson
Jack London and His Daughters, by Joan London. Introduction by Bart Abbot Jeanne Campbell Reesman
The Autobiography of William Allen White, edited by Sally Foreman Griffith Diane Dufva Quantic
Death by Deception, by Anne Wingate Marina Hall

Summer 1991 (vol. 26, no. 2)

The War Poetry of Thomas Hornsby Ferril Andrew Elkins
Parody and Dark Projections:  Medieval Romance and the Gothic in McTeague Susan Prothro McFatter
Essay Review:
Essay Review on The Practice of the Wild, by Gary Snyder Jack Turner
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Benjamin Capps and the South Plains: A Literary Relationship, by Lawrence Clayton  Robert A. Roripaugh
Catlin and His Contemporaries: The Politics of Patronage, by Brian W. Dippie Robert Thacker
Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota, by Wallace Black Elk and William S. Lyon Robert L. Berner
Winged Words: American Indian Writers Speak, by Laura Coltelli Gretchen Ronnow
Willa Cather’s Modernism: A Study of Style and Technique, by Jo Ann Middleton Marilyn Arnold
Wind’s Trail: The Early Life of Mary Austin, by Peggy Pond Church, edited by Shelley Armitage Esther Lanigan
The Woman Lit by Fireflies, by Jim Harrison Dexter Westrum
Collected Stories of Wallace Stegner, by Wallace Stegner Jane Helm Maddock
Western Ghost, edited by Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh, and Martin H. Greenberg James B. Hemesath
“The Grapes of Wrath”: A Fifty Year Bibliographic Survey, compiled by Robert B. Harmon, with John F. Early. Introduction by Susan Shillinglaw. Kate Boyes
The Inventions of Mark Twain, by John Lauber
Mark Twain: The Bachelor Years. A Biography, by Margaret Sanborn
Brian Collins
The Duplicating Imagination: Twain and and the Twain Papers, by Maria Ornella Marotti Susan J. Reed
Mark Twain’s Puddn’head Wilson: Race, Conflict, and Culture, edited by Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson Paul Hadella
Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers, edited by James Karman Edward A. Nickerson
Standing Room Only: Jack London’s Controversial Career as a Public Speaker, by Mark E. Zaman Tony Williams
Aldo Leopold’s Wilderness: Selected Early Writings by the Author of A Sand County Almanac, edited by David E. Brown and Neil B. Carmony Peter Wild
Conversations of Raymond Carver, edited by Marshall Bruce Gentry and William L. Stull Delores Washburn
Landmarks of Healing: A Study of House Made of Dawn, by Susan Scarberrry-Garcia. Forward by Andrew Winget Kenneth C. Mason
Education of a Wandering Man, by Louis L’Amour. Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin Starr Jenkins
Conversations with Wallace Stegner: On Western History and Literature, interview by Richard Etulain. Forewod by Norman Cousins Russell Burrows
Wallace Stegner, A Descriptive Bibliography, by Nancy Colberg. Introduction by James R. Hepworth Merrill Lewis
Matt Braun, by Robert L. Gale
George Wharton James, by Peter Wild
Charles Erskine Scott Wood, Edwin R. Bingham
Dee Brown, by Lyman B. Hagen
Paula Gunn Allen, by Elizabeth I. Hanson
Martin Kich
The New American Writing: Essays on American Literature Since 1970, edited by Graham Clarke Christopher Coates
Home to Stay: Asian American Women’s Fiction, edited by Sylvia Watanabe and Carol Bruchac Katherine Salas
Ten Tough Trips: Montana Writers and the West, by William W. Bevis Nathaniel Lewis
Let Them Speak for Themselves: Women in the American West, 1849-1900, edited by Christiane Fischer Donna Maples
Dancing on the Rim of the World, edited by Andrea Lerner Lawrence R. Rodgers
Padre Martinez: New Perspectives from Taos, edited by E.A. Mares Joe Gordon
The Twentieth-Century West: Historical Interpretations, edited by Gerald D. Nash and Richard W. Etulain Tim Poland
Beyond the Mythic West, by Stewart Udall, Pat Limerick, Charles Wilkinson, John Volkman, and William Kittredge John A. Murray
Mother Earth Spirituality: Native American Paths to Healing Ourselves and Our World, by Ed McGaa, Eagle Man Keith Atwater
Scared Places: How the Living Earth Seeks Our Friendship, by James A. Swan Dolores LaChappelle
Passages Toward the Dark, by Thomas McGrath James R. Saucerman
A Poet’s Work: The Other Side of Poetry, by Sam Hammill
Passport, paintings by Galen Garwood; poems by Sam Hammill
Michael Jennings
Highway Suite, by Emily Warn Jim Harris
The Continuous Life, by Mark Strand
New and Selected Poems, by Mark Strand
Jane Candia Coleman
Driving to Vegas: New & Selected Poems. 1969-87, by Kirk Robertson Steven Pugmire
Black Mesa Poems,by Jimmy Santiago Baca Scott Slovic
BuffaloGirls, by Larry McMurtry Clay Reynolds
Hardscrub, by Lionel G. Garcia Floyd Salas
The Eagle and the Raven, by James A. Michener. Illustrated by Charles Shaw Starr Jenkins
Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood, by Judith Ortiz Cofer
A Red Bikini Dream, by Max Martinez
Becky And Her Friends, Rolando Hinojosa
R. L. Streng
From Everlasting to Everlasting, by Sophie Freeman Kate Boyes

Fall 1991 (vol. 26, no. 3)

“A Relative to All That Is”: The Eco-Hero in Western American Literature Tim Poland
Running out of Space: Vanishing Landscapes in California Novels David Fine
McTeague as Metafiction?  Frank Norris’ Parodies of Bret Harte and the Dime Novel William J. Hug
The Easterner in Western Literature--And in the Western Literature Association Ian Marshall
Essay Review:
Essay Review on Prose and Poetry of the American West, edited by James C. Work John R. Milton
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
The Short Novels of John Steinbeck: Critical Essays with a Checklist to Steinbeck Criticism, edited by Jackson J. Benson
The Dramatic Landscape of Steinbeck’s Short Stories, by John H. Timmerman 
Susan Shillinglaw
Willa Cather: Family, Community and History, edited by John J. Murphy Madonne Miner
Willa Cather: A Study of the Short Fiction, by Loretta Wasserman Joan Wylie Hall
... When We Talk About Raymond Carver, edited by Sam Halpert Delores Washburn
Mary Austin: Song of a Maverick, by Esther Lanigan Stineman Michael Kowalewski
Bret Harte’s California, edited by Gary Scharnhorst Virgil Albertini
Living in Words: Interviews from The Bloomsbury Review, 1981-1988, edited by Gregory McNamee James H. Maguire
The Noble Savage in the New World Garden, by Gaile McGregor Max Westbrook
Confessions of an Eco-Warrior, by Dave Foreman Peter Wild
Desire and the Political Unconscious in American Literature: Eros and Ideology, by Sam B. Girgus Richard Tuerk
The Indian Lawyer, by James Welch William Hoagland
Ride With Me, Mariah Montana, by Ivan Doig Elizabeth Simpson
The Light Possessed, by Alan Cheuse Richard Tuerk
Heart Mountain, by Gretel Ehrlich Helena Whalen-Bridge
Light, by Seymour Epstein Terence A. Dalrymple
Mean Spirit, by Linda Hogan Paul Hadella
Nordi’s Gift, by Clyde Rice George Venn
Fireweed: An American Saga, by Nellie Buxton Picken Nancy Blasingame Etheridge
Sushi and Sourdough: A Novel, by Tooru J. Kanazwa Terrence Cole
Sonoran Desert Summer, by John Alcock R.L. Streng
The Laying Out of Gussie Hoot, by Margot Fraser Cheryl L. Hall
The Grey Pilgrim, by J.M. Hayes James B. Hemesath
Heart-Diamond, by Kathy L. Greenwood Jane Candia Coleman
Dreams in Dry Places, by Roger Bruhn Reginald Dyck
Life in the Upper Country. The Diary of Evelyn E. Amos. Penelope Reedy
Bachelor Bess: The Homesteading Letters of Elizabeth Corey, 1909-1919, edited by Philip L. Gerber Susanne George
Short Stories of Jack London, edited by Earle Labor, Robert C. Leitz III and I. Milo Shepard Tony Williams
The Fighting Horse of the Stanislaus: Stories &Essays by Dan De Quille, edited by Lawrence I. Berkove Patrick D. Morrow
The Jim Chee Mysteries: People of Darkness, The Dark Wind, and The Ghostway. Gerald Locklin
Windows on the Sea, and Other Stories, by Linda Sillitoe Alice Hall Petry
The Other California: The Great Central Valley in Life and Letters, by Gerald W. Haslam Liahna Babener
Horse Medicine and Other Stories, by Rafael Zepeda Dorys Crow Grover
Homesick: New & Selected Stories, by Lucia Berlin Amy Clarke
Interim in the Desert, by Roland Sodowsky Bill D. Toth
Entering the Grove, text by Kim R. Stafford and photography by Gray Braasch Mary Ellen Ackerman
Runaway: A Collection of Stories, by Mary Clearman Blew C. L. Rawlins
Passages West: Nineteen Stories of Youth and Identity, edited by Hugh Nichols Lloyd Becker
Inroads: An Anthology Celebrating Alaska’s Twenty-Seven Fellowship Writers, edited by Elyse Guttenberg and Jean Anderson John A. Murray
From Ink Lake, edited by Michael Ondaatje Susan E. Gunter
Common Bonds: Stories By and About Modern Texas Women, edited by Suzanne Comer Sallie Strange
Tierra: Contemporary Short Fiction of New Mexico, edited by Rudolfo A. Anaya Robert F. Gish
Maps to Anywhere, by Bernard Cooper Charles L. Crow

Winter 1992 (vol. 26, no. 4)

The Artist and the West: Two Portraits by Jack Kerouac and Sam Shepard  James C. McKelly
Steinbeck’s “Breakfast”: A Reconsideration Gary D. Schmidt
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature: 1990-91 Jan Roush
Essay Review:
Essay Review on Hewing to Experience,by Sherman Paul John Tallmadge
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Turtle Talk: Voices for a Sustainable Future, edited by Christopher Plant and Judith Plant Zita Ingham
A Teton Country Anthology, edited by Robert W. Righter Robert A. Roripaugh
The Good Rain, by Timothy Egan Ann Ronald
The Desert Reader, edited by Peter Wild Mary Ellen Ackerman
West of the West: Imagining California, edited by Leonard Michaels, David Reid, and Raquel Scherr Robert S. Hughes, Jr.
Czech Voices: Stories from Texas in the Amerikán Národní Kalendár, translated and edited by Clinton Machaan and James W. Mendle, Jr. Helen Winter Stauffer
Haa Tuwunáagu Yís, for Healing Our Spirit: Tlingit Oratory, edited by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer William M. Clements
Western Images, Western Landscapes: Travels along U.S. 89, by Thomas R. and Geraldine R. Vale BeckyJo Gesteland
They Saw the Elephant: Women In the California Gold Rush, by JoAnn Levy Esther Lannigan
INTER/VIEW. Talks with America’s Writing Women, by Mickey Pearlman and Katherine Usher Henderson Coralie Beyers
Intaglio: A Novel in Six Stories, by Roberta Fernandez Ernestine P. Sewell
The Crown of Columbus, by Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich Diane D. Quantic
Comma in the Ear, by Gene Frumkin Bert Almon
Shadowlight, by Joanne McCarthy Ron McFarland
The Woman in Red, by Cynthia Hogue
Going Home Away Indian, by Leo Romero
Suzanne Shane
The Owl on the Aerial, by Clarice Short Roscoe L. Buckland
Texas Poets in Concert: A Quartet, by R.S. Gwynn, Jan Epton Seale, Naomi Shihab Nye, and William Virgil Davis Deborah Clifford Gessaman
Words for My Daughter, by John Balaban Ron McFarland
Looking for the Blue Rose, by Veneta Letham Nielsen Susan Elizabeth Gunter
Imaginary Ancestors,by Madeline DeFrees
Inconstant History: Poems and Translations, by Gregory McNamee
Dave Engel
Let’s Hear It For Them, by Charles Noble Birk Sproxton
Blue Autumn, by Christopher Buckley William H. Green
Skies of Such Valuable Glass, by Art Homer Richard Robbins
Making Our Own Rules: New and Selected Poems, by Michael Hogan Edgar H. Thompsen
The Pumpkin-Eaters, by Lois Braun Paul Hadella
Old Southest Humor from the St. Louis Reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger Brian Collins
Un-Due West, by Roland Sodowsky Donald A. Barclay
Visions, by Michael Fillerup Lloyd Becker
High Sky Over All: Idaho Fiction at the Centennial, edited by Richard Ardinger and Ford Swetnam Barbara H. Meldrum
Critical Approaches to the Fiction of Margaret Laurence, edited by Colin Nicholson Teresa D. Daniell
The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, 1955-1960, by Warren French James Ruland
Critical Essays On Gary Snyder, edited by Patrick D. Murphy David H. Stanley

Spring 1992 (vol. 27, no. 1)

Practising Emptiness: Gary Snyder’s Playful Ecological Work Julia Martin
Jack London’s First Biographer William Holtz
Mary Austin’s Disfigurement of the Southwest in The Land of Little Rain William J. Scheick
The Laughing Horse: A Literary Magazine of the American West Donald A. Barclay
Essay Review:
Essay Review on Death Song,by Thomas McGrath. Edited by Sam Hammill. Introduction by Dale Jacobson Frederick C. Stern
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
After the World Broke in Two: The Later Novels of Willa Cather, by Merrill Maguire Skaggs Robert Thacker
The Marginal Man as Novelist: The Norwegian-American Writers, H.H. Boyesen and O.E. Rølvaag, as Critics of American Institutions, by Neil T. Eckstein Richard Tuerk
Whistlepunks & Geoducks: Oral Histories from the Pacific Northwest, by Ron Strickland George H. Tweney
The Stars, The Snow, The Fire, by John Haines James Crosswhite
Women in the Field: America’s Pioneering Women Naturalists, by Marcia Myers Bonta Nancy Warner
Devil’s Tower: Stories in Stone, by Mary Alice Gunderson Naomi Brill
The Life I’ve Been Living, by Moses Cruikshank. Recorded and Compiled by William Schneider Jay Hansford C. Vest
Equal to the Occasion: Women Editors of the Nineteenth-Century West, by Sheilyn Cox Bennion Jane S. Bakerman
“I Am Looking to the North for My Life”: Sitting Bull 1876-1881, by Joseph Manzione Clay Reynolds
Nothing to Do but Stay: My Pioneer Mother, by Carrie Young
We Just Toughed It Out: Women in the Llano Estacado, by Georgellen Burnett
Donna Maples
Black Cats, Hoot Owls & Winter Witches, by Kenneth W. Davis & Everett Gillis
The Oral Tradition of the American West, by Keith Cunningham
Jim Harris
Track of the Giant, by Will Baker John D. Nesbitt
Bones, by Franklin Fisher Ann L. Putnam
Kelly Blue, by Peter Bowen Kenneth W. Davis
Lion’s Gate: Selected Poems, 1963-1986, by Keith Wilson Denise Chavez
Calling Texas, by Bert Almon Steven Pugmire
Dog Star, by Harold Enrico Scott Slovic
What My Father Believed, by Robert Wrigley Ron McFarland
The Forgotten Language: Contemporary Poets and Nature, edited by Christopher Merrill Paul T. Bryant
Nightsoil,by Levi Peterson Ron Carlson
Karankawa County: Short Stories from a Corner of Texas, by Neal Morgan Bob J. Frye
The Lightning Within: An Anthology of Contemporary American Indian Fiction, edited by Alan R. Velie Richard Potter
A Summer Life, by Gary Soto Brigitte LaPresto
The End of the Dream & Other Stories, by John G. Neihardt. Compiled by Hilda Neihardt Petri Timothy A. Thomas
Horsing Around: Contemporary Cowboy Humor, edited by Lawrence Clayton and Kenneth W. Davis Clay Reynolds
The Gold Rush and Other Stories, by Gerald Locklin Liahna Babener
Made in Manitoba: An Anthology of Short Fiction, compiled by Wayne Tefs
Contemporary Manitoba Writers: New Critical Studies, edited by Kenneth James Hughes
Frances W. Kaye
The Best Western Stories of John Jakes, edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg Candace Klaschus
The Light on the Tent Wall: A Bridging, by Mary TallMountain Robert Dodge
Survival, by Nancy Lord Michaeline K.V. Chance-Reay
The Bounty of Texas, edited by Francis Edward Abernethy James W. Byrd
Charles E. Linck
Aspen: Blazon of the High Country, text by Ann Zwinger, photographs by Barbara Sparks Cheryll Burgess

Summer 1992 (vol. 27, no. 2)

“What’s a Nice Girl Like Me Doing in a Place Like This?” Ann H. Zwinger
The Ecological Vision of Thomas Hornsby Ferril Andrew Elkins
Essay Reviews:
Essay Review on A Life of Kenneth Rexroth, by Linda Hamalian, Kenneth Rexroth and James Laughlin: Selected Letters, edited by Lee Bartlett, and The Relevance of Rexroth, by Ken Knabb John Tritica
Essay Review on Final Harvest and Other Convictions & Opinions, by C.L. Sonnichsen, foreword by Max Evans, introduction by Nancy Hamilton, and Arizona Humoresque: A Century of Arizona Humor, edited by C.L. Sonnichsen Delbert E. Wylder
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Understanding Ursula K. Le Guin, by Elizabeth Cummins David Mogen
Radical Imagination: Feminist Conceptions of the Future in Ursula Le Guin, Marge Piercy and Sally Miller Gearhart, by Margaret Keulen Chanté McCoy
Lakota Storytelling: Black Elk, Ella Deloria, and Frank Fools Crow, by Julian Rice Renae Moore Bredin
Black Elk’s Story: Distinguishing Its Lakota Purpose, by Julian Rice Robert L. Berner
Ferlinghetti: The Artist in His Time, by Barry Silesky JohnWhalen-Bridge
The Texas Legacy of Katherine Anne Porter, by John T.F. Tanner Lee Schultz
“The West and the Western,” by David Daly and Joel Persky Craig R. Auge
Visions of the American West, by Gerald F. Kreyche Joseph J. Wydeven
Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing & Representation in North American Texts, by David Murray Gretchen Ronnow
Redefining American Literary History, edited by A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff and Jerry W. Ward, Jr. Alan Gribben
Poems and Essays of Herbert Krause, edited by Arthur R. Huseboe Robert C. Steensma
Interpreting the Indian: Twentieth-Century Poets and the Native American, by Michael Castro. Foreword by Maurice Kenny Peggy Shumaker
Native American Literatures, edited by Laura Coltelli Gretchen Ronnow
No Roof But Sky, by Jane Candia Coleman Jerry Bradley
Vanity Shades, by Mary Howes
I Wanted to Say Something, by Barry McKinnon
Remains, by Stephen Scobie
Stroy for a Saskatchewan Night, by Douglas Barbour
These Lawns, by Monty Reid
Lex Runciman
Home Course in Religion, by Gary Soto Gerald Haslam
California’s Daughter: Gertrude Atherton and Her Times, by Emily Wortis Leider Karen S. Langlois
James Fenimore Cooper, by Robert Emmet Long
“The Guardian of the Law’”: Authority and Identity in James Fenimore Cooper, by Charles Hansford Adams
John J. Murphy
Fox at the Wood’s Edge: A Biography of Loren Eiseley, by Gale E. Christianson
Loren Eiseley: A Modern Ishmael,by Peter Heidtmann
Joseph J. Wydeven
The Sagebrush Bohemian: Mark Twain in California, by Nigey Lennon
Getting to be Mark Twain,by Jeffrey Steinbrink 
Michael J. Kiskis
The Work of Louis L’Amour: An Annotated Bibliography & Guide, by Hal W. Hall Robert L. Gale
At Odds With Progress, by Bret Wallach A. Carl Bredahl
Only When I Laugh, by Elouise Bell Shelley Armitage
Winter: Notes from Montana, by Rick Bass. Illustrations by Elizabeth Hughes Carol S. Long
Utah Place Names, by John W. Van Cott Gregory McNamee
Kid Curry: The Life and Times of Harvey Logan and the Wild Bunch, by F. Bruce Lamb Richard Bodner
The Catch-Pen: A Selection of Essays from the First Two Years of the National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration, edited by Len Ainsworth and Kenneth W. Davis Michael L. Johnson
River of Traps: A Village Life, by William deBuys and Alex Harris Lee Schultz
Yosemite As We Saw It: A Centennial Collection of Early Writings & Art, by David Robertson, assisted by Henry Berrey Don Scheese
The Range, by Sherm Ewing Patrick Bennett
Settlers’ Children: Growing Up on the Great Plains, by Elizabeth Hampsten Susan Naramore Maher
Augury, by Philip Garrison James McKenzie
Songs of the Fluteplayer: Seaons of Life in the Southwest, by Sharman Apt Russell Bill D. Toth
Storied New Mexico: An Annotated Bibliography of Novels with New Mexico Settings, by Tom Lewis Bill D. Toth
PrairyErth (a deep map), by William Least Heat-Moon Diane Dufva Quantic
Into the Great Solitude: An Artic Journey, by Robert Perkins Paul Lehmberg
Magnetic North: A Trek Across Canada from the Pacific to the Atlantic by Foot, Dogsled and Canoe, by David Halsey, with Diana Landau John A. Kinch
The Taos Indians and the Battle for Blue Lake, by R.C. Gordon-McCutchan Lynn Cothern
True: a last book, by Michael Melius Rita Melendez
The Earth First! Reader: Ten Years of Radical Environmentalism, edited by John Davis  D.E. McIvor
November 1948, by Carl Dawson John A. Murray
Relative Distances, by Victoria Jenkins Kate Boyes
The Russian River, by Gary McCarthy John D. Nesbitt
The Search For Temperance Moon, by Douglas C. Jones Dan Wilson
The Vermilion Parrot, by David Rains Wallace Scott Slovic
The Kitchen God’s Wife, by Amy Tan Seiwoong Oh
Honor at Daybreak, by Elmer Kelton Starr Jenkins
Our Island Home, by Richard Haddaway Richard Moseley
Kingdom Road, by K. Patrick Connor Gerald Haslam
Refugio, They Named You Wrong, by Susan Clark Schofield Jim Beasley
The Rustlers of West Fork, by Louis L’Amour. Afterword by Beau L’Amour Lewis J. Dabb
The Heirs of Columbus, by Gerald Vizenor Dexter Westrum
The Chinchilla Farm, by Judith Freeman Bob J. Frye
Set for Life, by Judith Freeman Barbara Allen
Language in the Blood, by Kent Nelson
The Middle of Nowhere, by Kent Nelson
Paul Hadella
Sarah Canary, by Karen Joy Fowler
Searoad: Chronicles of Klatsand, by Ursula K. Le Guin 
Amy Clarke
The Dance of the Mothers, by Millicent Dillon Pauline G. Woodward
Warriors and Maidens, by Carolyn Osborn Martin Kich
Great California Stories, edited by A. Grove Day  Gerald M. Haslam
Handspan of Red Earth: An Anthology of American Farm Poems, edited by Catherine Lewallen Marconi Sam Umland
River-Root: A Syzygy, by William Everson Edward A. Nickerson
Roughstock Sonnets, by Paul Zarzyski. Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve Lawrence Clayton

Fall 1992 (vol. 27, no. 3)

Et in Arcadia Ego: Pastoral Theory Meets Ecocriticism Glen A. Love
Real Matter, Spiritual Mountain: Gary Snyder and Jack Kerouac on Mt. Tamalpais David Robertson
Essay Reviews:
Essay Review on The Ancient Memory and Other Stories, by John G. Neihardt, edited by Hilda Neihardt Petri, The Giving Earth: A John G. Neihardt Reader, edited and with an introduction by Hilda Neihardt Petri, Life’s Lure, by John G. Neihardt, and Man-Song, by John G. Neihardt James C. Work
Essay Review on The Ninemile Wolves, by Rick Bass David Petersen
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Tillie Olsen, by Mickey Pearlman and Abby H.P. Werlock Blanche H. Gelfant
Steinbeck’s Literary Dimension: A Guid to Comparative Studies, Series II, edited by Tetsumaro Hayashi. Introduction by Reloy Garcia Robert DeMott
John Steinbeck as Propagandist: The Moon is Down Goes to War, by Donald V. Coers Bonnie Million
’This Strange, Old World’ and Other Book Reviews by Katherine Anne Porter, edited by Darlene Harbour Unrue
Katherine Anne Porter: A Life, revised edition, by Joan Givner
Margaret Doane
West of Everything: The Inner Life of Westerns, by Jane Tompkins Robert Murray Davis
The Portable Beat Reader, edited by Ann Charters Michael Powell
Goatwalking: A Guide to Wildland Living; A Quest for the Peaceable Kingdom, by Jim Corbett Mark Schlenz
The Mountains Next Door, by Janice Emily Bowers Zita Ingham
Stalking the Ice Dragon: An Alaskan Journey, by Susan Zwinger J. Gerard Dollar
All But the Waltz: Essays on a Montana Family, by Mary Clearman Blew Barbara Howard Meldrum
Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman, by Julie Roy Jeffery James Kirschke
Plains Farmer: The Diary of William G. DeLoach, 1914-1964, edited by Janet M. Neugebauer Jean Ritter-Murray
Desierto, by Charles Bowden Dick Kirkpatrick
The Devil in Texas/El Diablo en Texas, by Ariesteo Brito Rita Melendez
The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon, by Tom Spanbauer Paul Hadella
And the Desert Shall Blossom, by Phyllis Barber Annie Dawid
Step-Mother, by Carol Jean Logue Barbara Howard Meldrum
Shadow Catcher, by Charles Fergus James B. Hemesath
Sudden Country,by Loren D. Estleman Candy Klaschus
The Sharpest Sight,by Louis Owens Paul Hadella
Cowboys Are My Weakness,by Pam Houston Diane Drake
Re Arts & Letters: Real West, edited by Lee Schultz. Voulme XVII, number 1 Susan Elizabeth Gunter
The Famous Thing About Death, by Lisa Sandlin Sallie Strange
LandMarked: Stories of Peggy Simson Curry, collected and with introduction by Mary Alice Gunderson. Foreword by Robert Roripaugh John D. Nesbitt
Breeding Leah and Other Stories, by John Bennion Penelope Reedy
The Dictatorship of the Environment, by Charles Potts Scott Preston
Another Tough Hop, by Ford Swetnam Jennifer Eastman Attebery
Blue Heron’s Sky, by Kenneth MacLean Bill Witherup
Drawings of the Song Animals: New and Selected Poems, by Duane Niatum Kenneth Maclean
Flame, by Brewster Ghiselin Charles H. Daughaday
Flower Wreath Hill: Later Poems, by Kenneth Rexroth
An Autobiographical Novel, by Kenneth Rexroth. Edited by Linda Hamalian
Donald Gutierrez
Things Happen: Poems of Survival, by Emma Lou Thayne Stacy Gillett Coyle
Desert Wood: An Anthology of Nevada Poets, edited by Shaun T. Griffin Andrew Elkins
The Island Itself, by Roger Fanning Thomas Austenfeld
Spirit Bone, Gino Sky
The Rat Lady at the Company Dump, by William Studebaker
John C. Dofflemyer
Simple Versions of Disaster, by Jerry Bradley Dick Heaberlin
Sky River, Nan Hannon Suzanne Shane
Sycamore*Oriole, by Ken McCullough Suzanne Shane
Grief Sweat, Jody Aliesan
Calendar of Dust, by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Bert Almon
Black Mercedes, by John C. Dofflemyer
The Exalted One, by Sue Wallis
Michael L. Johnson
Ordinary Messengers, by Michael Hannon
The Raven Wakes Me Up, by Stephan Torre
Bill Witherup
Honey Girl, by Madge Harrah James B. Hemesath
Gold Miners & Guttersnipes: Tales of California, by Mark Twain. Selected, with an introduction, by Ken Chowder Dana Brunvand Williams
American Indian Literature: An Anthology, revised edition, edited by Alan R. Velie D.E. McIvor
From a Limestone Ledge, by John Graves
The Desert Smells Like Rain, by Gary Paul Labhan
D.E. McIvor
World Outside the Window: The Selected Essays of Kenneth Rexroth, edited by Bradford Morrow Donald Gutierrez
Earth Horizon, by Mary Austin. Afterword by Melody Graulich Kate Boyes
Ralph Ellison, by Mark Busby James W. Bird
Little Altars Everywhere, by Rebecca Wells A. Lee Foote
Syd., by Deana Lowe Jensen Cathryn Clark

Winter 1993 (vol. 27, no. 4)

The Bearer of the Gaze in Ridley Scott’s Thelma and Louise Ann Putnam
Western, Yes, But is it Literature? Teaching Ronald Lanner’s The Piñon Pine Cheryll Burgess Glotfelty
Fate and Free Will on the American Frontier: Cormac McCarthy’s Western Fiction Tom Pilkington
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature: 1991-92 Jan Roush
Essay Review:
Essay Review on Nebraska: A Poem, by Greg Kuzma, Village Journal. Pebble #17, by Greg Kuzma, Of China and of Greece, by Greg Kuzma, and A Turning: A Sequence, by Greg Kuzma Joanna Lloyd
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Sinclair Ross’s As for Me and My House: Five Decades of Criticism, edited by David Stouck Dick Harrison
John Rollin Ridge: His Life & Works, by James W. Parins  Jay Hansford C. Vest
Jack Spicer, by Edward Halsey Foster
Jeanne Williams, by Judy Alter
James D. Houston, by Jonah Raskin
Carol Ryrie Brink, by Mary E. Reed
Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, by Peter Wild
Liahna Babener
A Sunrise Brighter Still: The Visionary Novels if Frank Waters, by Alexander Blackburn Joe Gordon
Jean Stafford: The Savage Heart, by Charotte Margolis Goodman Melody Graulich
The Louis L’Amour Companion, edited by Robert Weinberg Robert L. Gale
No Short Journeys: The Interplay of Cultures in the History & Literature of the Borderlands, by Cecil Robinson Robert Franklin Gish
Writing Huck finn: Mark Twain’s Creative Process, by Victor A. Doyno Michael Kiskis
Mark Twain and the Feminine Aesthetic, by Peter Stoneley Heather Kirk Thomas
Land Circle: Writings Collected from the Land, by Lisa Hasselstrom William Kittredge
Pregnant Bears and Crawdad Eyes, by Paul Schullery Naomi Brill
The Great Bear: Contemporary Writings on the Grizzly, edited by John A. Murray David Petersen
The Rediscovery of North America, by Barry Lopez D.E. McIvor
Work in Progress, by David Brower David Mazel
The Maidu Indian Myths and Stories of Hánc’ibyjim, edited and translated by William Shipley George Perreault
Seeking Awarness in American Nature Writing: Henry Thoreau, Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, Wendell Barry, Barry Lopez, by Scott Slovic Don Scheese
Mid-Lands: A Family Album,by Robert Murray Davis M. Gilbert Porter
Stories from Mesa Country, by Jane Candia Coleman Annie Dawid
Westerns,by Richard Dankleff Christopher Cokinos
From the River’s Edge,by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn David Kvernes
Wolfsong,by Louis Owens Charles L. Crow
Without Quarter: The Witchita Expedition and the Fight on Crooked Creek, by William Y. Chalfant Jay Hansford C. Vest
Trails: Toward a New Western History, edited by Patricia Nelson Limerick, Clyde A. Milner II, and Charles E. Rankin
“It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own”: A New History of the American West, by Richard White
Gary Topping
No Rooms of Their Own: Women Writers of Early California, 1848-1869, edited by Ida Rae Egli Rae Ballard

Spring 1993 (vol. 28, no. 1)
Special Issue on Edward Abbey

The Structure and Unity of Desert Solitaire Paul T. Bryant
Celebration and Irony: The Polyphonic Voice of Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire David Copland Morris
Cactus Ed’s Moveable Feast: A Preview of Confessions of a Barbarian: Pages from the Journals of Edward Abbey David Petersen
Edward Abbey, Anarchism and the Environment Jack Loeffler
Essay Reviews:
Essay Review on The Muddy Fork & Other Things, by James Crumley John Koontz
Essay Review on The Living, by Annie Dillard Clif Mason
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
The Rochester Trip, by Gerald Locklin
The Illegitimate Son of Mr. Madman, by Gerald Locklin
The Conference, by Gerald Locklin
Locklin Biblio, edited by Mark Weber
Scott Preston
A Society to Match the Scenery: Personal Visions of the Future of the American West, edited by Gary Holthaus, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Charles F. Wilkinson, and Eve Styker Munson Paul T. Bryant
No Pictures in My Grave, by Susan Caperna Lloyd Charles L. Adams
When the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West, by Wallace Stegner Scott Slovic
The Trail Home: Essays, by John Daniel Scott Slovic
Claiming Breath, by Diane Glancy Renae Moore Bredin
Going Back to Bisbee, by Richard Shelton Paul J. Ferlazzo
Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, by Terry Tempest Williams Robert M. Benton
Birds of Sorrow: Notes from a River Junction in Northern New Mexico, by Tom Ireland Zita Ingham
Playing Cowboys: Low Culture and High Art in the Western, by Robert Murray Davis Candy Klaschus
Desert, Garden, Margin, Range: Literature on the American Frontier, edited by Eric Heyne Carl Bredahl
Young Men and Fire, by Norman Maclean Starr Jenkins
The Meadow, by James Galvin Delbert E. Wylder
Soldiers Falling into Camp: The Battles at the Rosebud and the Little Bighorn, by Robert Kammen, Joe Marshall and Frederick Lefthand C. L. Rawlins
In Search of Literary L.A., by Lionel Rolfe Charles L. Crow
And the View from the Shore: Literary Traditions of Hawai’i, by Stephen H. Sumida Sharon S. Suzuki
The Home Plot: Women, Writing, and Domestic Ritual, by Ann Romines Pamela Walker
Letters of Catherine Cottam Romney, Plural Wife, edited by Jennifer Moulton Hansen Coralie Beyers
William Saroyan: A Study of the Short Fiction,by Edward Halsey Foster Daniel Barth
The Best of the West: An Anthology of Classic Writing from the American West,edited by Tony Hillerman Clay Reynolds
The Book of One Tree, by Annette R. Schober
Under a Turquoise Sky: Stories of Three Cultures,by Raymond J. Stovich
George Sebastian-Coleman
The Trouble with Dreams, by Vess Quinlan
Place of Disappearance, by William Hoagland
Jane Candia Coleman
Silverstar, by George Silverstar John C. Dofflemyer
My Name Is William Tell, by William Stafford Bert Almon
Moon Crossing Bridge, by Tess Gallagher Suzanne Shane
Max Brand’s Best Poems: Verses from a Master of Popular Prose, edited by Robert and Jane Easton Dorys Crow Grover
House of Mirrors, by Joseph Hutchinson Sandra Gail Teichmann
Franklin’s Crossing, by Clay Reynolds Ernestine Sewell Linck
Waiting to Exhale, by Terry McMillian Dana Brunvand Williams
Of Lizards and Angels: A Saga of Siouxland, by Frederick Manfred Dexter Martin
Montana Women,  by Toni Volk James B. Hemesath
The Evening Star: A Novel, by Larry McMurtry Bob J. Frye

Summer 1993 (vol. 28, no. 2)

The Developing Art of Tony Hillerman Jan Roush
Landscape and Place in Tony Hillerman’s Mysteries Leonard Engel
Farmer Boy: The Forgotten “Little House” Book Fred Erisman
Hoisting the Arm of Defiance: Beowulfian Elements in Ken Kesey’s Sometimes a Great Notion Michael D. C. Drout
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Hole in the Sky, by William Kittredge C. L. Rawlins
A Garlic Testament: Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm,by Stanley Crawford John L. Sinclair
Sky’s Witness: A Year in the Wind River Range, by C. L. Rawlins. Illustrated by Hannah Hinchman Peter Wild
How I Got Cultured: A Nevada Memoir, by Phyllis Barber Pamela Walker
Mirage-Land: Images of Nevada, by Wilbur S. Shepperson, with Ann Harvey. Foreword by Ann Ronald Cheryll Burgess Glotfelty
On Nature’s Terms: Contemporary Voices, edited by Thomas J. Lyon and Peter Stine Scott Slovic
For Love of the World: Essays on Nature Writers, by Sherman Paul Douglas Burton-Christie
Man in the Landscape: A Historic View of the Esthetics of Nature, by Paul Shepard Kate Boyes
The Eagle Bird: Mapping a New West, by Charles F. Wilkinson Ann Ronald
Little Town Blues: Voices from the Changing West, text by Raye C. Ringholz. Photographs by K.C. Muscolino Thomas Madden
Voices from the Bottom of the Bowl: A Folk History of Teton Valley, Idaho, 1823-1952, by Thomas Edward Cheney Betsy Ward
Seasons of Death and Life: A Wilderness Memoir, by Maggie Ross
Edges of the Earth: A Man, a Woman, a Child in the Alaskan Wilderness, by Richard Leo
James Crosswhite
Lochsa Road: A Pilgrim in the West, by Kim R. Stafford. Illustrations by Hannah Hinchman Kate Boyes
Roots and Branches: Contemporary Essays by West Coast Writers, edited by Howard Junker Roberta Sharp
A City at the End of the World,  by V.B. Price. Photographs by Kirk Gittings Robert Murray Davis
Fruit Fields in My Blood: Okie Migrants in the West, by Toby F. Sonneman. Photographs by Rick Steigmeyer Daniel Duane
Angels and Others, by Ken Smith Delbert E. Wylder
Black Eagle Child: The Facepaint Narratives,by Ray A. Young Bear Tim Thomas
The Business of Fancydancing,by Sherman Alexie Andrea-Bess Baxter
Woven Stone, by Simon J. Ortiz Andrea-Bess Baxter
Among the Dog Eaters, by Adrian C. Louis Paul Hadella
Jerusalem of Grass, by David Axelrod
The Year-God, by Gerrye Payne
Thomas Austenfeld
Collected Poems of Kay Boyle, by Kay Boyle Charles Daughaday
Deer Women and Elk Men: The Lakota Narratives of Ella Deloria, by Julian Rice Tim Poland
Ethnocriticism: Ethnography, History, and Literature, by Arnold Krupat Gretchen Ronnow
Sending My Heart Back across the Years: Tradition and Innovation in Native American Autobiography, by Hertha Dawn Wong Christopher D. Felker
Understanding Gary Snyder, by Patrick D. Murphy Anthony Hunt
For Love of Jack London: His Life with Jennie Prentiss--a True Love Story, by Eugene P. Lartemay and Mary Rudge Tony Williams
Jack London: A Definitive Chronology, by Russ Kingman Tony Williams
Jack London--The Movies, an Historical Survey, by Tony Williams Sandra M. Nuernberg
Mark Twain’s Letters, Volume Three: 1869, edited by Victor Fischer and Michael B. Frank; associate editor, Dahlia B. Armon
Overland with Mark Twain: James B. Pond’s Photographs and Journal of the North American Lecture Tour of 1895, edited by Alan Gribben and Nick Karanovich
Brian Collins
“Our Famous Guest”: Mark Twain in Vienna, by Carl Dolmetsch Charles L. Crow
Frank Norris Revisted, by Joseph R. McElrath, Jr. Charles L. Crow
Frank Norris: A Descriptive Bibliography, by Joseph McElrath, Jr. Eric Heyne
Willa Cather: Stories, Poems, and Other Writings, edited by Sharon O’Brien Helen Taylor
Sam Shepard, by David J. DeRose
Sam Shepard,by Martin Tucker
Rudolf Erben
The Popular and the Serious in Select Twentieth-Century American Novels, by Patrick D. Morrow Gary Topping
Lawrence Clark Powell, by Gerald Haslam
Winston M. Estes, by Bob J. Frye
Bess Streeter Aldrich, by Abigail Ann Martin
William Humphrey, by Mark Royden Winchell
Peter Wild,by Edward Butscher
Bill D. Toth
All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy Kerry Ahearn
Chasing Uncle Charley, by Cruce Stark Richard Moseley
Eulogy for a Brown Angel, by Lucha Corpi Erik Lukens
A Bright Tragic Thing: A Tale of Civil War Texas, by L. D. Clark Clay Reynolds
Ghost Woman: A Novel, by Lawrence Thornton Jarrell C. Jackman
Sailor Song, by Ken Kesey M. Gilbert Porter 
The Trespassers, by Robert Roper Kerry Ahearn
Cantora: A Novel, by Sylvia Lopez-Medina Krista Comer
Alburquerque, by Rudolfo Anaya Robert F. Gish

Fall 1993 (vol. 28, no. 3)

If Praires Had Trees: East, West, Environmentalist Fiction, and the Great Plains Paul Witkowsky
Eastern Imaginings of the West in Hamlin Garland’s “Up the Coolly and “God’s Ravens” Bonney MacDonald
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Timber, by Roderick Haig-Brown. Introduction by Glen A. Love Michael Frome 
Essay Review on Sharlot Herself: Writings of Sharlot Hall, edited by Nancy Kirkpatrick Wright. Introduction by Margaret F. Maxwell. Illustrations by Carlos Parra Tom Trusky
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Brave Are My People: Indian Heroes Not Forgotten, by Frank Waters. Foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. Charles L. Adams
Rockspring,by R.G. Vliet Charlotte M. Wright
A Full Life in a Small Place, by Janice Emily Bowers Sue Hubbell
Songs of My Hunter Heart: A Western Kinship, by Robert F. Gish. Drawings by Kenyon Thomas Starr Jenkins
Out Here: A Newcomer’s Notes from the Great Northwest, by Andrew Ward Wayne R. Kime
Hope for the Land, by Charles E. Little Patricia Ann Owens
John Burroughs: An American Naturalist, by Edward J. Renehan, Jr. Michael Branch
Wild Echos: Encounters with the Most Endangered Animals in North America, by Charles Bergman Daniel Duane
Last Words: Variations on a Theme in Cultural History, by Karl S. Guthke David Petersen
Glory, Glory, Glorieta: The Gettysburg of the West, by Robert Scott Clay Reynolds
West of the Divide: Voices from a Ranch and a Reservation, by Jim Carrier Thomas Madden
If It Ain’t Broke. …, by Jack Boyd Bob J. Frye
The Four-Cornered Falcon: Essays on the Interior West and the Natural Scene, by Reg Saner Paul Rea
Spirit and Nature: Why the Enviroment Is a Religious Issue, edited by Steven C. Rockefeller and John C. Elder Paul Lehmberg
Celebrating the Land: Women’s Nature Writing, 1850-1991,  edited by Karen Knowles Gretchen Legler
Mother Earth: Through the Eyes of Women Photographers and Writers, edited by Judith Boice D.E. McIvor
Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, by Kathleen Norris Diane Quantic
The Adventures of the Woman Homesteader: The Life and Letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart, by Susanne K. George James J. Kirschke
Journeys through the Inside Passage: Seafaring Adventures along the Coast of British Columbia and Alaska,by Joe Upton D. E. McIvor
Rising in the West: The True Story of an “Okie” Family from the Great Depression through the Reagan Years, by Dan Morgan Christopher S. Busch
Living on the Edge of America: At Home on the Texas-Mexico Border, by Robert Lee Maril David Taylor
New Writers of the Purple Sage: An Anthology of Contemporary Western Writing, edited by Russel Martin Alexander Blackburn
Many Californias: Literature from the Golden State, edited by Gerald W. Haslam  Melody Graulich
All My Relations: An Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Native Fiction, edited by Thomas King Kathy Whitson
Frontier Gothic: Terror and Wonder at the Frontier in American Literature, edited by David Mogen, Scott P. Sanders, and Joanne B. Karpinski Harold P. Simonson
Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth-Century America, by Richard Slotkin Robert Murray Davis
Freethought on the American Frontier, edited by Fred Whitehead and Verle Muhrer Lee Nash
Bret Harte, by Gary Scharnhorst Henry Hahn
From Mesa Verde to The Professor’s House, by David Harrell Kari Ronning
Louis L’Amour, revised edition, by Robert L. Gale John D. Nesbitt
Six Literary Lives: The Shared Impiety of Adams, London, Sinclair, Williams, Dos Passos, and Tate, by Reed Whittemore Tony Williams
Other Destinies: Understanding the American Indian Novel, by Louis Owens Kristan Sarvé-Gorham
Letters of Mari Sandoz, edited by Helen Winter Stauffer Kathleen A. Boardman
The Hawk Is Hungry and Other Stories, by D’Arcy McNickle. Edited by Birgit Hans Jay Hansford C. Vest
American Indians’ Kitchen-Table Stories, by Keith Cunningham
White Wolf Woman and Other Native American Transformational Myths, by Teresa Pijoan
Marie Schein
Los Angles Stories: Great Writers on the City, edited by John Miller
San Francisco Stories: Great Writers on the City, edited by John Miller
Kevin Hearle
In the Presence of the Sun, by N. Scott Momaday Eric Todd Smith
Arctic Heart, by Gretel Ehrlich David Axelrod
Saturn Is Mostly Weather: Selected & Uncollected Poems, by Gene Frumkin Bert Almon
The Firebird Poems, by Gerald Locklin. Edited by Donna Hilbert Robert Headley
A Fish to Feed All Hunger, by Sandra Alcosser
The One Right Touch, by Katharine Coles
Jerry Bradley
Clear Water on the Swan, by John Holbrook
Journeys into Open Country, by Ron Fischer
A. Lee Foote
A Flower Whose Name I Do Not Know, by David Romtvedt Paul Varner
Sudden Proclamations, by Jerry Newman
Preludes & Fugues, by Fred Candelaria
Christopher Cokinos
Nothing But Blue Skies, by Thomas McGuane Nathaniel Lewis
Mountain Windsong: A Novel of the Trail of Tears, by Robert J. Conley Paul Hadella

Winter 1994 (vol. 28, no. 4)

Elmer Kelton’s “Other” West Fred Erisman
Living In-Between: Tayo as Radical Reader in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony Michael Hobbs
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature Jan Roush
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Nature Power: In the Spirit of an Okanagan Storyteller, told by Harry Robinson. Edited and compiled by Wendy Wickwire Jarold Ramsey 
Essay Review on The Landscape of the Mind: Cultural Transformations of the American West, by Richard C. Poulsen, The Cowboy: Representations of Labor in an American Work Culture, by Blake Allmendinger, and Kill the Cowboy: A Battle of Mythology in the New West, by Sharman Apt Russell C.L. Rawlings
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
This Dancing Ground of Sky: The Selected Poetry of Peggy Pond Church, edited by Renée Gregorio. Preface by Kathleen Church. Introduction by Shelley Armitage James H. Maguire
Mark Twain and the Art of the Tall Tale,by Henry B. Wonham Charles L. Crow
Mythical Trickster Figures: Contours, Contexts, and Criticisms, edited by William J. Hynes and William G. Doty Bradley J. Monsma
Narrating Discovery: The Romantic Explorer in American Literature, 1790-1855, by Bruce Greenfield Russell Burrows
Jim Thompson: Sleep with the Devil, by Michael J. McCauley Christopher Metress
Singing an Indian Song: A Biography of D’Arcy McNickle, by Dorothy R. Parker Hazel McKim
Dead Voices: Natural Agonies in the New World, by Gerald Vizenor David Mogen
Buffalo Nickel, by Floyd Salas Robert Headley
Shamans and Kushtakas: North Coast Tales of the Supernatural, by Mary Giraudo Beck Herbert W. Luthin
A Ballad for Sallie, by Judy Alter Jean Keezer-Clayton
Bone, by Fae Myenne Ng Seiwoong Oh
Flowers for the Broken, by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Paul J. Ferlazzo
Crazy Woman, by Kate Horsley Ivan Melada
Home Truth, by Janis Stout Jane Bouterse
Due North,  by Mitchell Smith Susan Zwinger
Leonor Park, by Nash Candelaria Thomas W. Ford
Hank & Chloe, by Jo-Ann Mapson James B. Hemesath
First Horses: Stories of the New West, by Robert Franklin Gish. Foreword by Gordon A. Weaver Delbert E. Wylder
Sáanii Dahataal: The Women Are Singing, by Luci Tapahonso Andrea-Bess Baxter
Between Towns, by Kauire Kutchins Elizabeth Blair
Pebble Creek, by Amil Quayle Bill Finlaw
Carpal Bones, by Margaret Aho Harald Wyndham
After Henry, by Joan Didion John Whalen-Bridge
Sex, Death, and God in L.A., edited by David Reid Keith Atwater
DRINK CULTURA: Chichanismo, by Jose Antonio Burciaga Gerald W. Haslam
Sheep May Safely Graze: A Personal Essay on Tradition and a Contemporary Sheep Ranch, by Louie W. Atteberry William Studebaker
They Married Adventure: The Wandering Lives of Martin and Osa Johnson, by Pascal James Imperato and Eleanor M. Imperato Tony Williams
Animals of the Soul: Sacred Animals of the Oglala Sioux, by Joseph Epes Brown Jay Hansford C. Vest
Yonder: Life on the Far Side of Change, by Jim W. Corder Michael Hobbs
Taos: A Memory, by Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Becky Jo Gesteland
Marietta Wetherill: Reflections on Life with the Navajos in Chaco Canyon, edited and compiled by Kathryn Gabriel. Introductory Essay by Elizabeth Jameson Margaret García Davidson
Leadville, U.S.A.: An Intimate History of a Colorado Mining Town, by Edward B. Larsh and Robert Nichols Dorys Crow Grover
Pioneering on the Yukon, by Anna DeGraf. Edited by Roger S. Brown Jane S. Bakerman
Riding the White Horse Home: A Western Family Album, by Teresa Jordan Betsy Ward
Being in the World: An Environmental Reader for Writers, edited by Scott H. Slovic and Terrell F. Dixon  Edgar H. Thompson
Spring 1994 (vol. 29, no. 1)
The Two Lives of Norman Maclean and The Text of Fire in Young Men and Fire O. Alan Weltzien
Flag and Family in John Wayne’s Westerns: The Audience as Co-Conspirator Max Westbrook
“All Growed Up” in the True West, or Huck and Tom Meet Sam Shepard Suzy Clarkson Holstein
A Western Renaissance Alexander Blackburn
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Blood Trails, by Bill Jones and Rod McQueary, Hung Out to Dry, by John C. Dofflemeyer, Toad Writes Short Stories, by Gerald Locklin, and A Weeb for All Seasons, by Charles Harper Webb. Paul J. Ferlazzo
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Norman Maclean, by Ron McFarland, Peggy Pond Church, by Shelley Armitage, William Allen White, by Diane Dufva Quantic, Ishmael Reed, by Jay Boyer, and Ann Zwinger, by Peter Wild Robert L. Gale
A Coyote Reader, edited by William Bright Wayne Ude
Indi’n Humor: Bicultural Play in Native America, by Kenneth Lincoln Shelley Armitage
Prophets in Babylon: Five California Novelists in the 1930s, by Margaret C. Jones Esther Lanigan
Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading, by Deborah Carlin Heidi M. Raber
The Pluralistic Philosophy of Stephen Crane, by Patrick K. Dooley Robert Sterling Long
Critical Essays on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, edited by Gary Scharnhorst Brian Collins
Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World, by David W. Orr Ralph W. Black
The Autobiography of John C. Van Dyke: A Personal Narrative of American Life, edited by Peter Wild David Teague
Assembling California, by John McPhee Harold Fromm
Acts of Discovery: Visions of America in the Lewis and Clark Journals, by Albert Furtwangler Harold K. Bush, Jr.
No Nature: New and Selected Poems, by Gary Synder Ralph W. Black
Drifting through Ancestor Dreams, by Ramson Lomatewama
The Island, by Michael White
David Axelrod
A Log of Deadwood: A Postmodern Epic of the South Dakota Gold Rush, by Gary David Paul Hadella
Legends from Camp,  by Lawson Fusao Inada Jodi Varon
Stray Tales of the Big Bend, by Elton Miles Janice Miller
Wondrous Times on the Frontier, by Dee Brown Bob Ross
This Ol’ Drought Ain’t Broke Us Yet (But We’re All Bent Pretty Bad): Stories of the American West, by Jim Garry Michael Kowalewski
Inside Passage: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians,by Michael Modzelewski Jean M. Emery
Climbing Back, by Mark Wellman and John Flinn Jacqueline Koenig
Mother’s Letters: Essays by Elizabeth Hampsten, by Elizabeth Hampsten Liahna Babener
Stepping Westward: The Long Search for Home in the Pacific Northwest, by Sallie Tisdale Lynn Cothern
The World Begins Here: An Anthology of Oregon Short Fiction, edited by Glen A. Love
Many Faces: An Anthology of Oregon Autobiography, edited by Stephen Dow Beckham
Carol S. Long
From the Heart of the Crow Country: The Crow Indians’ Own Stories, by Joseph Medicine Crow Robert Roripaugh
Firesticks: A Collection of Short Stories, by Diane Glancy Elizabeth Blair

Summer 1994 (vol. 29, no. 2)

Finding a Voice of His Own: The Story of Wallace Stegner’s Fiction Jackson J. Benson
Wallace Stegner and the Environmental Ethic: Enviornmentalism as a Rejection of Western Myth Brett J. Olsen
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage, edited by Ramón Gutiérrez and Genaro Padilla, Reconstructing a Chicano/a Literary Heritage: Hispanic Colonial Literature of the Southwest, edited by María Herrera-Sobek, Infinite Divisions: An Anthology of Chicana Literature, edited by Tey Diana Rebolledo and Eliana S. Rivero , The Account: Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca’s Relación, annotated translation by Martin A. Favata and José B. Fernández, and The Squatter and the Don, by María Amparo Ruiz de Burton. Edited and introduced by Rosaura Sánchez and Beatrice Pita Margaret García Davidson
Essay Review on Pomona Queen, by Kem Nunn Lloyd Becker
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
The Hedge, The Ribbon, by Carol Orlock Margaret Doane
Working Men,by Michael Dorris Paul Hadella
Heartbeat Drumbeat, by Irene Beltrán Hernández Heather Kirk Thomas
The Way of the Priests, by Robert J. Conley Grant Sisk
The DarkWay, by Robert J. Conley Grant Sisk
The Happy Man: A Novel of California Ranch Life, by Robert O. Easton. Foreword by Gerald Haslam. Introduction by Jack Schaefer Fr. Leo A. Hetzler
Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices, by Gladys Swan James B. Hemesath
Sign Languages, by James Hannah David Marshall
Honorable Release, by David Gagon Mikel Vause
Airlift: Short Stories, by Jan Epton Seale. Afterword by Roland Sodowsky Delores Washburn
Discovering Eve, by Jane Candia Coleman Penelope Reedy
Sorrow Floats, by Tim Sandlin Lorraine Engstrom
Native, by William Haywood Henderson Donald C. Jones
The Death of Bernadette Lefthand, by Ron Querry Robert Headley
Iona Moon,  by Melanie Rae Thon Susan Elizabeth Gunter
The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer: Collected Poems, by John Haines C. L. Rawlins
Across the Layers: Poems Old and New, by Albert Goldbarth Charles H. Daughaday
Crazy for Living, by Linda Sillitoe Helen B. Cannon
Place-Dream and Other Poems,by Robert Glen Deamer
The Black Riders and Other Poems, by Robert Glen Deamer
Dave Engel
Violence and Grace: Poems about the American West, by Michael L. Johnson A. Lee Foote
Decade II: A Twentieth Anniversary Anthology, edited by Julián Olivares and Evangelina Vigil Piñón
Short Fiction by Hispanic Writers of the United States, edited by Nicolás Kanellos
Greg Sánchez
Narrative Chance: Postmodern Discourse on Native American Indian Literatures, edited by Gerald Vizenor Scott R. Christianson
All My Relatives: Community in Contemporary Ethnic American Literatures, by Bonnie TuSmith Seiwoong Oh
The Ghost in the Little House: A Life of Rose Wilder Lane, by William Holtz Ann Romines
Remembering Ray: A Composite Biography of Raymond Carver, edited by William L. Stull and Maureen P. Carroll John Koontz
The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1500-1900, by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola and James Arthur Levernier Mark Schlenz
The Complete Short Stories of Jack London, edited by Earle Labor, Robert C. Leitz III and I. Milo Shepard George H. Tweney
Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn: Essays on a Book, a Boy, and a Man, by Tom Quirk Kim Martin Long
A Society of Wolves, by Rick McIntyre David Petersen
Counting Sheep: Twenty Ways of Seeing Desert Bighorn, edited by Gary Nabhan Peter Anderson
Let Me Be Free: A Nez Perce Tragedy, by David Lavender Craig R. Auge
On the Oregon Trail, by Jonathon Nichols. Photographs by Ron Cronin Roscoe L. Buckland
With Women’s Eyes: Visitors to the New World, 1775-1918, edited by Marion Tinling Peggy Kocoras
Nepantla: Essays from the Land in the Middle, by Pat Mora Krista Comer
Encounter with an Angry God: Recollections of My Life with John Peabody Harrington, by Carobeth Laird Hazel McKim
We Aspired: The Last Innocent Americans, by Pete Sinclair Mikel Vause
The Roads Taken: Travels Through America’s Literary Landscapes, by Fred Setterberg Don Scheese

Fall 1994 (vol. 29, no. 3)

The Breath of Vibrating Behind It”: Intimacy in the Storytelling of Ántonia Shimerda Evelyn I. Funda
The Journal of a Strategic Withdrawal”: Nature and the Poetry of Lew Welch Rod Phillips
Jeanne D’Orge, Carmel, and Point Lobos Bert Almon
Rewriting Western Myths in Clint Eastwood’s New “Old Western” Len Engel
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Killing Seasons, by Christopher Cokinos, Kingdon of Lost Waters, by Sonya Hess, Theory of Twilight, by Gary Short, and Earth’s Eye, by George Keithley Paul T. Bryant
Essay Review on Old Shirts & New Skins, by Sherman Alexie, First Indian on the Moon, by Sherman Alexie, and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, by Sherman Alexie Andrea-Bess Baxter
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Pilgrims to the Wild: Everett Ruess, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, Clarence King, Mary Austin, by John P. O’Grady Scott Slovic
The Literature of Nature: The British and American Traditions, Edited by Robert J. Begiebing and Owen Grumbling Michael Branch
All That Matters: The Texas Plains in Photographs and Poems, by Walter McDonald. Photographs from The Southwest Collection selected by Janet Neugebauer Lee Schultz
Sacred Clowns, by Tony Hillerman Ronald Shook

Winter 1995 (vol. 29, no. 4)

California Dreamin’: The Significance of “A Coupla Acres” in Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men John L. Marsden
A.B. Guthrie’s Additions to Shane Thomas W. Ford
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature: 1993-94 Jan Roush
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Naked Heart: Talking on Poetry, Mysticism, & the Erotic, by William Everson Gary H. Holthaus
Frank Waters: Man and Mystic, edited by Vine Deloria Jr. Frances M. Malpezzi
The Steinbeck Question: New Essays in Criticism, Edited by Donald R. Noble Robert M. Benton
A New Study Guide to Steinbeck’s Major Works, With Critical Explications, Edited by Tetsumaro Hayashi Robert M. Benton
Critical Essays on Robert Bly, Edited by William V. Davis James R. Saucerman
Mark Twain: Protagonist for the Popular Culture, by Marlene Boyd Vallin Michael Hobbs
New Voices in NativeAmerican Literary Criticism, edited by Arnold Krupat Gretchen Ronnow
White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the American Frontier, by June Namias Rebecca Blevins Faery
Dark Matter, by Christopher Buckley Margaret Pettis
Isolation and Masquerade: Willa Cather’s Women, by Frances W. Kaye and Willa Cather and The Art of Conflict, by Patrick W. Shaw Ann Moseley
O Pioneers!, by Willa Cather. Scholarly Edition edited by Susan J. Rosowski and Charles W. Mignon with Kathleen Danker Kevin A. Synnott
A Casebook on Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, edited by George J. Searles M. Gilbert Porter
Ace of Hearts: The Westerns of Zane Grey, by Arthur G. Kimball Gary Topping
Made From This Earth: American Women and Nature,  by Vera Norwood Lorraine Anderson
Spider Woman’s Granddaughters, Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women, edited by Paula Gunn Allen Alanna Kathleen Brown
Shadows in My Hands: A Southwestern Odyssey, by Jane Candia Coleman Sandra Gail Teichmann
Torn By Light: Selected Poems,by Joanne de Longchamps Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
One-Eyed Cowboy Wild, by John D. Nesbitt Robert L. Gale
The Temptations of St. Ed & Brother S., by Frank Bergon Elizabeth Blair
Footloose on the Santa Fe Trail, by Stephen May Martin Padget
The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz, by Manuel Ramos Robert Headly
Bright Angels and Familiars: Contemporary Mormon Stories, edited by Eugene England Coralie Beyers
A Place in Mind, by Dulce D. Moore Rosemary Whitaker
The Owl in Monument Canyon and Other Stories from Indian Country, by H. Jackson Clark Peter Anderson
In the Kingdom of Grass, by Margaret A. MacKichan and Bob Ross Barbara Langdon
Bloodlines: Odyssey of a Native Daughter, by Janet Campbell Hale Esther F. Lanigan
Backtracking: Ancient Art of Southern Idaho, by Max G. Pavesic and William Studebaker. Foreword by Catherin S. Fowler C. L. Rawlins
Yanktonai Sioux Watercolors: Cultural Remembrances of John Saul, by Martin Brokenleg and Herbert T. Hoover Robert C. Steensma
Memory Fever: A Journey Beyond El Paso del Norte, by Ray Gonzalez Scott Slovic
The Fus Fixico Letters, by Alexander Posey Joseph Mills
Static Lines and Canopies: Stories from the Smokejumpers in Civilian Public Service Camp No. 103 (Missoula, Montana) of 1943-1945, edited by Asa Mundell Starr Jenkins
State Lines, compiled and edited by Ken Hammond Christopher S. Busch
Elmer Kelton Country: The Short Nonfiction of a Texas Novelist, by Elmer Kelton Bob J. Frye
Head Cook at Weddings and Funerals and Other Stories of Doukhobor Life, by Vi Plotnikoff David Stouck
Crossing Wyoming, by David Romtvedt Ona Siporin
How I Learned, by Gloria Frym Cathryn Clark
Measure of Emptiness: Grain Elevators in the American Landscape, by Frank Gohlke. Essay by John C. Hudson
Wright Morris: Origin of a Species, by Wright Morris. Essays by Sandra S. Phillips and John Szarkowski
Joseph J. Wydeven
Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston, by Madge Thornall Roberts
The Raven’s Bride: A Novel of Eliza Allen and Sam Houston, by Elizabeth Crook
Anne Righton Malone
The Biophilia Hypothesis, edited by Stephen R. Kellert and Edward O. Wilson David Petersen
These Are My Rivers: New and Selected Poems 1955-1993, by Lawrence Ferlinghetti Paul Varner
The Proper Edge of the Sky: The High Plateau Counrty of Utah, by Edward A. Geary Elaine Thatcher
Mapping the Invisible Landscape: Folklore, Writing, and the Sense of Place, by Kent C. Ryden Ralph W. Black
Idaho Loners: Hermits, Solitaires, and Individualists, by Cort Conley William Studebaker
Neon Pow-Wow: New Native American Voices of the Southwest, edited by Anna Lee Walters Marie Schein
The Great Central Valley: California’s Heartland, a photographic project by Stephen Johnson and Robert Dawson. Text by Gerald Haslam Wayne Kime
On William Stafford: The Worth of Local Things, edited by Tom Andrew Bert Almon
Love Medicine. New and Expanded Version, by Louise Erdrich Betsy Ward
American Iconology: New Approaches to Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature, by David C. Miller David Teauge
The Haunting Familiarity of Things: Poems, by Ron McFarland Deborah Clifford Gessaman
Varieties of Hope: An Anthology of Oregon Prose, edited by Gordon B. Dodds
From Here We Speak: An Anthology of Oregon Poetry, edited by Primus St. John and Ingrid Wendt
Carol S. Long
Lighting Out: A Vision of California and the Mountains, by Daniel Duane Mikel Vause
Way Down Yonder in The Indian Nation, by Michael Wallis Colleen M. Tremonte
Careless Weeds: Six Texas Novellas, edited by Tom Pilkington Kenneth W. Davis
A View of the River, by Luna B. Leopold C. L. Rawlins
Main Street: The Revolt of Carol Kennicot, by Martin Bucco Robert E. Fleming
Montana 1948, by Larry Wilson Michael Kowalewski
Child of the Holy Ghost, by Robert Laxalt Bill Baines
Kaleidoscope: Stories of the American Experience, edited by Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Cathy A. Gray
The Masked Bobwhite Rides Again, by John Alcock Bill D. Toth
A Match to the Heart, by Gretel Ehrlich Michael Branch

Spring 1995 (vol. 30, no. 1)
Special Issue on Place

The Circumambulation of Mt. Tamalpais  David Robertson
The Owl on the Fence  Linda Hasselstrom
Willa Cather’s Ecology of Place  Susan J. Rosowski
Knee-Deep in Its Absence  David Petersen
Keeping the Swarm: A Northwest Exploration of Place  George Venn
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on All Things Touched By Wind, by John Daniel Ingrid Wendt
Essay Review on In the Loyal Mountains, by Rick Bass Terrell Dixon
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Duke’s Mixture, by Frederick Manfred  Gordon Johnston
Place and Vision: The Function of Landscape in Native American Fiction, by Robert M. Nelson  Leonard Engel
Out of the Interior: The Lost Country, by Harold Rhensich  Daniel G. Payne 
Keep It Simple: A Defense of the Earth, by John Nichols  Robert Headley
Into the Wilderness Dream: Exploration Narratives of the American West, edited by Donald A. Barclay, James H. Maguire, and Peter Wild  David Mogen
Edge Effects: Notes on an Oregon Forest, by Chris Anderson  Russell Burrows
Words from a Wide Land, by William D. Barney  Stephanie Sarver
The Emily Carr Omnibus, by Emily Carr. Introduction by Doris Shadbolt  Pamela Walker
American Nature Writing 1994, edited by John A. Murray  Robert M. Benton
Old West--New West: Centennial Essays, edited by Barbara Howard Meldrum  Walter Isle
Dreamers and Desperadoes: Contemporary Short Fiction of the American West, edited by Craig Lesley  Clay Reynolds
New Growth/2: Contemporary Short Stories by Texas Writers, edited by Mark Busby  Bob J. Frye
The Crossing. The Border Trilogy, Vol. 2,  by Cormac McCarthy  David N. Cremean
Streets of Laredo, by Larry McMurtry  R. L. Streng
Friends, by Charles Hackenberry
Buscadero, by Bill Brooks
Man on Two Ponies, by Don Worcester 
Christopher S. Busch
Bluefeather Fellini, by Max Evans  Martin Padget
Parable of the Sower, by Octavia E. Butler  Charles L. Crow
Max Brand, by William A. Bloodworth Jr.  Esther F. Lanigan
When the Century Was Young: A Writer’s Notebook, by Dee Brown  Liahna Babener
Growing Up Native American: An Anthology, edited by Patricia Riley.  Foreword by Ines Hernandez  Joseph Mills
The Sound of Rattles and Clappers: A Collection of New California Indian Writing, edited by Greg Sarris  Penelope Reedy
Bone Dance: New and Selected Poems, 1965-1993, by Wendy Rose  James R. Saucerman
Ravensong, by Lee Maracle  Jean M. Emery
30 Miles from J-Town, by Amy Uyematsu  Jodi Varon
Alligator Dance, by Janet Peery Thomas W. Ford
A Brief History of Male Nudes in America, by Dianne Nelson  Debra L. Park
A Reader’s Guide to the Short Stories of Willa Cather, by Sheryl L. Meyering  Kevin A. Synnott
Willa Cather, by Edward Wagenknecht  Ann Moseley
Cather Studies, Volume 2, edited by Susan J. Rosowski  John J. Murphy
Uncollected Early Prose of Katherine Anne Porter, edited by Ruth M. Alvarez and Thomas F. Walsh  Thomas Austenfeld

Summer 1995 (vol. 30, no. 2)

Norman Maclean and Tragedy O. Alan Weltzien
Getting Back to Cather’s Text: The Shared Dream in O Pioneers!  Neil Gustafson
A Paradoxical Legacy: Some New Contexts for John C. Van Dyke’s The Desert  David Teague
“They Rode On”: Blood Meridian and the Art of Narrative  Bernard A. Schopen
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on The Big Empty: Essays on the Land as Narrative (ed. Leonard Engel)  Forrest G. Robinson
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Camping Out in the Yellowstone, 1882, by Mary Bradshaw Richards.  Edited by William W. Slaughter  Nancy Cook
Worker-Writer in America: Jack Conroy and the Traditionof Literary Radicalism, 1898-1990, by Douglas Wixon.  Gordon Johnston
So Far from Home: An Army Bride on the Western Frontier, 1865-1869, by Julia Gilliss  Michael L. Powell
Selu: Seeking the Corn Mother’s Wisdom, by Marilou Awiakta  Elizabeth Blair
The Rifles, by William T. Vollmann James P. Cantrell
Blood Thirsty Savages, by Adrian C. Louis Paul Hadella
Heavenly R & B: Poems 1982-1993, by Harald Wyndahm  Paul Varner
Drop Him Till He Dies: The Twisted Tragedy of Immigrant Homesteader Thomas Egan, by C. John Egan Jr.  Robert C. Steensma
Inagehi, by Jack Cady  Elizabeth Blair
Radiant Days: Writings by Enos Mills, edited by John Dotson  Kevin Holdsworth
Faces in the Moon, by Betty Louise Bell  Colleen M. Tremonte
Earthly Words: Essays on Contemporary American Nature and Environment Writers, edited by John Cooley  Rod Phillips
Place of the Wild: A Wildland Anthology, by David Clarke Burks  Daniel J. Philippon
Circle of Women: An Anthology of Contemporary Western Women Writers, edited by Kim Barnes and Mary Clearman Blew  Lynn Cothern
Critical Perspectives on Native American Fictions, edited and compiled by Richard F. Fleck  Jay Hansford C. Vest
An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field, by Terry Tempest Williams  Mark Schlenz
Raven’s Exile: A Season on the Green River, by Ellen Meloy  Peter Anderson
Bone Game, by Louis Owens  David Cremean
Northern Lights: A Selection of New Writings from the American West, edited byt Deborah Clow and Donald Snow  Michael Branch
Cattle, Horses, Sky, and Grass: Cowboy Poetry of the Late Twentieth Century, edited by Warren Miller  Paul Hadella
A Bridge between Us, by Julie Shigekuni  Seiwoong Oh
Unbridled Spirits: Short Fiction about Women in the Old West, edited by Judy Alter and A. T. Row  Cathy Downs

Fall 1995 (vol. 30, no. 3)

Prophecy in a New West: Mary Austin and the Ghost Dance Religion  Mark T. Hoyer
The “Wonderfulness” of Thea Kronborg’s Voice  Sharon Hoover
Zenna Henderson and to Not-So-Final Frontier  Fred Erisman
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Epitaph for a Desert Anarchist: The Life and Legacy of Edward Abbey (James Bishop, Jr.),
Confessions of a Barbarian: Selections from the Journals of Edward Abbey, 1951-1989 (ed., with and introduction by David Petersen), Earth Apples: The Poetry of Edward Abbey (ed. David Petersen), The Serpents of Paradise: A Reader (Edward Abbey) 
C.L. Rawlins
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Small Bird, Tell Me: Stories of Greek Immigrants in Utah, by Helen Papanikolas  Frank Bergon
Wintergreen: Listening to the Land’s Heart, by Robert Michael Pyle
The Thunder Tree: Lessons form an Urban Wildland, by Robert Michael Pyle 
Cheryll Glotfelty
Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide, by Robert Michael Pyle  David Petersen
Balsamroot, by Mary Clearman Blew  Cathy Downs
Savage Dreams: A Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West, by Rebecca Solnit  Zita Ingham
Never Turn Back: The Life of Whitewater Pioneer Walt Blackadar, by Ron Watters  Verne Huser
Killing Custer: The Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians, by James Welch  David N. Cremean
Essays on the Changing Images of the Southwest, edited by Richard Francaviglia and David Narrett  Robert Murray Davis
Kanaka: The Untold Story of Hawaiian Pioneers in British Colombia and the Pacific Northwest, by Tom Koppel  Roscoe L. Buckland
The Adventures of Mocassin Joe: The True Life Story of Sgt. George S. Howard, by Susan Reneau  Starr Jenkins
The Bingo Palace, by Louise Erdrich   Martin Padget
The June Rise: The Apocryphal Letters of Josph Antoine Janis, by William Tremblay  Donald C. Jones
Wild Game, by Frank Bergon  Nancy Cook
Blue Rodeo, by Jo-Ann Mapson  Jean M. Emery
The Grass Dancer, by Susan Power  Barbara Tracy Langdon
Winter of the Holy Iron, by Joseph Marshall III  Steven Frye
Only Approved Indians, by Jack D. Forbes
Eye Killers, by A. A. Carr 
Paul Hadella
The Absence of Angels, by W. S. Penn  Paul N. Pavich
The Candy Vendor’s Boy and Other Stories, by Beatriz de la Garza
To a Widow with Children, by Lionel G. Garcia 
Robert Headley
Dirty White Boys, by Stephen Hunter  Clay Reynolds
Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Fred Erisman
Rex Beach, by Abe C. Ravitz
John Wesley Powell, by James A. Aton
Harold Bell Wright, by Lawrence V. Tagg
Caroline Lockhart, by Norris Yates 
Robert L. Gale
Nature’s Kindred Spirits: Aldo Leopold, Joseph Wood Krutch, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard, and Gary Snyder, by James I. McClintock  Daniel G. Payne
Having It Both Ways: Self-Subversion in Western Popular Classics, by Forrest G. Robinson  Robert Murray Davis
The Call of the Wild: A Naturalistic Romance, by Jacqueline Tavernier-Courbin  Susan M. Nuernberg
Jack London. Revised Edition, by Earle Labor and Jeanne Campbell Reesman  Tony Williams
A Reader’s Companion to the Fiction of Willa Cather, by John March  Mark Schlenz
Willa Cather’s Transforming Vision: New France and the American Northeast, by Gary Brienzo  Elizabeth A. Turner
The Prairie in Nineteenth-Century American Poetry, by Steven Olson  Daniel J. Phillipon
August Zero, by Jane Miller  George F. Day
New Mexico Poetry Renaissance, edited by Sharon Niederman and Miriam Sagan  Jerry Bradley
The Last Fairfield Rodeo and Other Poems, by Penelope Reedy
Crazy Horse and Walt Whitman’s Hands, by Charlotte M. Wright
Exotic Dancers, by Peter Wild
Falling from the Sky, by William Studebaker 
Jim Harris
Trace Elements from a Recurrent Kingdom: The First Five Books, by William Pitt Root  Paul Varner
After and before the Lightning, by Simon J. Ortiz  Jim Harris
Snowmelt, by Shaun T. Griffin  Michael Kowaleski
edge walking on the western rim, edited and with profiles by Mayumi Tsutakawa  George H. Tweney
New Trails: 23 Orignial Stories of the West, edited by John Jakes and Martin H. Greenberg  James B. Hemesath
Spinning Sun, Grinning Moon: Novellas, by Max Evans  Walter Isle

Winter 1996 (vol. 30, no. 4)

Edward Abbey and the Romance of Wilderness  Joh R. Knott
“So Strangely Married”: Peggy Pond Church’s The Ripened Fields: Fifteen Sonnets of a Marriage Andrew Elkins
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature  Thomas Austenfield
Research in Western American Literature: 1994-95  Jan Roush
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Counting Survivors (Walter McDonald) and In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Viet Nam (Robert S. McNamara, with Brian VanDeMare)  Lee Schultz

Spring 1996 (vol. 31, no. 1)

“To bring the world into divine focus”: Syncretic Prophecy in The Land of Little Rain Mark T. Hoyer
Concentric Tests in  The Professor’s House Ann Moseley
Thousand Pieces of Gold: Competing Fictions in the Representation of Chinese-American Experience Walter Hesford
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Larry McMurty and the Victorian Novel (Roger Jones) and Larry McMurty and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship (Mark Busby)
Clay Reynolds
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Walking the Twilight: Women Writers of the Southwest, ed. Kathryn Wilder Robert  Headley
The Stories That Shape Us: Contemporary Women Write about the West, ed. Teresa  Jordan Karen McKibbin
American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists, by Marcia Myers  Bonta Lisa Gerber
Downcanyon: A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, by  Ann Haymond Zwinger Verne Huser
A Paleontologist’s Notebook, by Susan Smith Nash  Robert Murray Davis
Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert, by Ofelia Zepeda Kathleen Danker
The Massacre at Sand Creek: Narrative Voices, by Bruce Cutler Verne Huser
The People: Indians of the American Southwest, by Stephen Trimble Marie M.  Schein
Skins, by Adrian C. Louis Paul Hadella
The Tony Hillerman Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to His Life and Work, ed.  Martin Greenberg Dan Wilson
The Critical Response to Jack London, ed. Susan M. Nuernberg George H. Tweney
A Natural History of Nature Writing, by Frank Stewart, and The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture, by  Lawrence Buell 
Thomas J. Lyon
The Presence of Whales, ed. Frank Stewart  Melinda Porter
Landscape in America, ed. George F. Thompson  Michael Branch
A Bibliographical Guide to the Study of Western American Literature, 2nd ed., by  Richard W. Etulain and N. Jill Howard Robert Murray Davis
The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: The Western, ed. Phil Hardy  Michael T. Marsden
High Lonesome: The American Culture of Country Music, by Cecelia Tichi  Gerald  W. Haslam
The Great Land: Reflections on Alaska, ed. Robert Hedin and Gary Holthaus Richard Hunt
The Stories We Tell: An Anthology of Oregon Folk Literature, ed. Suzi Jones and Jarold  Ramsey, and Talking on Paper: An Anthology of Oregon Letters and Diaries, ed.  Shannon Applegate and Terence O’Donnell  Carol S. Long
The Way We Live: Stories by Utah Women, ed. Ellen Fagg  Barbara Capel
Condor Dreams, by Gerald Haslam  Julie Robertson
Dead Man’s Walk, by Larry McMurtry  David N. Cremean
Mountaineering Women: Stories by Early Climbers, ed. David Mazel  Mikel Vause
Voyage of a Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River, by Robin Cody  Verne Huser
Fire Line: Summer Battles of the West, by Michael Thoele  Starr Jenkins
Cruising State: Growing Up in Southern California, by Christopher Buckley  David Taylor
Words from the Land: Encounters with Natural History Writing, ed. Steve Trimble  Fred Taylor
Higher Elevations: Stories from the West, ed. Alexander Blackburn and C. Kenneth  Pellow  Lorraine Engstrom
The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook: A Creative Guide, by John A. Murray  David  Petersen
The Others: How Animals Made Us Human, by Paul Shepard  Kraig Klungness

Summer 1996 (vol. 31, no. 2)

Terry Tempest Williams and Ona Siporin: A Conversation Ona Siporin
Gerald Haslam and Ann Ronald: A Conversation Ann Ronald
A Dog’s Life: Anthropomorphism, Sentimentality, and Ideology in John Muir’s Stickeen David Copland Morris
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Ghost Grizzlies (David Petersen) and The Lost Grizzlies: A Search for  Survivors in the Wilderness of Colorado (Rick Bass) Michael Branch
Essay Review on Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer) David Stevenson
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Private Voices, Public Lives, ed. Nancy Owen Nelson  Judy Nolte Temple
Stories to Gather All Those Lost, by Ona Siporin Jodi Varon
MotherTongue, by Demetria Martínez  Susan Bernardin
The Hundred Secret Senses, by Amy Tan Seiwoong Oh
Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit: Essays on Native American Life Today, by  Leslie Marmon Silko Sara L. Spurgeon
Mediation in Contemporary Native American Fiction, by James Ruppert Mark T. Hoyer
The American West, by Dee Brown Kevin Holdsworth
When Coyote Howls: A Lavaland Fable, by Robert Gish Barbara Tracy Langdon
Borneo Log: The Struggle for Sarawak’s Forests, by William W. Bevis David Finch
Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark, by Daniel B. Botkin  C. L.  Rawlins
The Hookmen, by Timothy Hillmer Peter Anderson
Into Thin Air, by Thomas Zigal James B. Hemesath
Justice, by Larry Watson Michael Kowalewski
A Boyhood in the Dust Bowl 1926-1934,by Robert Allen Rutland Robert Murray Davis
Smokejumpers, ’49: Brothers in the Sky, by Starr Jenkins Christopher S. Busch
Iron House, Stories from the Yard, by Jerome Washington Robert Headley
Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California, by Kevin Starr Charles L.  Crow
The Island of California: A History of the Myth, by Dora Beale Polk  Roscoe L.  Buckland
The American West in the Twentieth Century: A Bibliography, ed. Richard W. Etulain,  with Pat Devejian, Jon Hunner, and Jacqueline Etulain Partch Ludwig Ludwig  Deringer
The Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters, 1944-1960, by Steven  Watson Bert Almon
Redefining the American Dream: The Novels of Willa Cather, by Sally Peltier Harvey Becky Faber
The Stories of Raymond Carver: A Critical Study, by Kirk Nesset Delores Washburn
Nueva Granada: Paul Horgan and the Southwest, by Robert Franklin Gish John Donahue
Charles and Kathleen Norris: The Courtship Year, ed. Richard Allan Davison Nicolas  Witschi
Ecological Literary Criticism: Romantic Imagining and the Biology of Mind, by Karl  Kroeber Daniel J. Philippon
Where Past Meets Present: Modern Colorado Short Stories, ed. James B. Hemesath Rick Van Noy

Fall 1996 (vol. 31, no. 3)

External Characterization in The Big Sky Paul T. Bryant
William Ellsworth Smythe’s Drama of Reclamation Stephanie Sarver
Edward Abbey, Appalachian Easterner James M. Cahalan
Essay Review
Essay review on Even in Quiet Places, by William Stafford David Axelrod
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Words under the Words: Selected Poemsand Never in a Hurry: Essays on People and Places,by Naomi Shihab Nye  Bert Almon
My Town, by David Lee Dale K. Boyer
Archipelago, by Arthur Sze C. L. Rawlins
Earth Prime, by Bert Almon  Charlotte M. Wright
May Out West: Poems of May Swenson, selected and arranged by R. R. Knudson, and  Nature: Poems Old and New, by May Swenson Susan E. Gunter
Journeyman’s Wages, by Clemens Starck Michael Berndt
Prayers of the Dead Ventriloquist, by D. J. Smith Patrick Vincent
Each Thing We Know Is Changed Because We Know It and Other Poems, by Kevin  Hearle  Deborah Clifford Gessaman
Ants on the Melon: A Collection of Poems, by Virginia Hamilton Adair Jody Varon
Buying a Cabin: The Big Bear Paw Poems, by Rafael Zepeda and Gerald Locklin Mark  Weber
How Crows Talk and Willows Walk, by Gary Esarey Tom Lynch
Lethal Frequencies, by James Galvin Robert Roripaugh
Changing Seasons and Other Poems, by John E. Smelcer Kevin Holdsworth
The Red Drum, by Jane Candia Coleman Debra L. Park
The Fever of Being, by Luis Alberto Urrea Ray Zepeda
I Am Not a Cowboy, by Paul Zarzyski Michael L. Johnson
Letters from Elko, by Scott Preston Jim Harris
Circle of Light, by Charles Levendosky Christopher Sindt
The Last Dust Storm, by Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Marie-Madeleine Schein
Flying over Sonny Liston, by Gary Short Christopher Sindt
Inheritance of Light, ed. Ray Gonzalez Andrew Elkins
Dark and Perfect Angels, by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Edgar H. Thompson
Vortex of Indian Fevers, by Adrian C. Louis Paul Hadella
Facing the Music, by Bruce Berger James R. Saucerman
Dawn Pearl, by Irene Chadwick Mary K. Stillwell

Winter 1997 (vol. 31, no. 4)

Three Consciousnesses in Wright Morris’s Plains Song Joe Hall
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature  Thomas Austenfeld
Research in Western American Literature: 1995-1996  Jan Roush
Essay Reviews
Essay review on Wallace Stegner, His Life and Work (by Jackson J. Benson), and Wallace Stegner, Man and Writer (ed. Charles E. Rankin)  Thomas J. Lyon
Essay Review on The Cambridge Companion to Mark Twain (ed. Forrest G. Robinson),  and Mark Twain A to Z (by Kent Rasmussen) Charles L. Crow
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Where the Morning Light’s Still Blue: Personal Essays about Idaho, ed. William  Studebaker and Rick Ardinger  Kevin Bezner
TumbleWords: Writers Reading the West, ed. William L. Fox  Sandra Gail  Teichmann 
Writing the Southwest, ed. David King Dunaway and Sara L. Spurgeon  Donn  Rawlings
Talking up a Storm: Voices of the New West, by Gregory L. Morris  Eugene T.  Carroll
Where Coyotes Howl and Wind Blows Free: Growing Up in the West, ed. Alexandra R.  Haslam and Gerald W. Haslam  Dana Williams
Going Where I Have to Go: Essays from Within, by Harold P. Simonson  David N.  Cremean
Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World, by Linda Hogan  Joanna Hearne
John Muir: Apostle of Nature, by Thurman Wilkins  Ralph H. Lutts
The Nature of the Place: A Study of Great Plains Fiction, by Diane Dufva Quantic  Robert  C. Steensma
The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology, ed. Cheryll Glotfelty and Harold  Fromm  David Teague
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the  American West, by Stephen E. Ambrose  Thomas Hallock
Mountains & Mesas: The Northern Rockies and the Colorado Plateau, by Pete Bengeyfield   O. Alan Weltzien
Western American Novelists, Volume 1: Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Dan Cushman, H. L.  Davis, Vardis Fisher, A. B. Guthrie, Jr., William Humphrey, and Dorothy M.  Johnson, by Martin Kich  Sanford E. Marovitz
Women Singing in the Snow: A Cultural Analysis of Chicana Literature, by Tey Diana  Rebolledo Sara L. Spurgeon
Dictionary of Native American Literature, ed. Andrew Wiget  Martin Padget
Wild Indians & Other Creatures, by Adrian C. Louis  Paul Hadella
How I Came West and Why I Stayed: Stories, by Alison Baker, and Loving  Wanda Beaver: Novella and Stories, by Alison Baker  Marcia  Hensley
The Death of Tarpons, by Leslie H. Edgerton  Jane Bradley
A Sacred Heart (by Ron Watson), “Twin Peaks” Cherry Pie: New Poems (by Robert  Peters), Canyonvue (by Scott Preston), and 301 (by Ford Swetnam)  Paul  Varner
The Outfit, by J. P. S. Brown  Barbara “Barney” Nelson
Bucking the Sun, by Ivan Doig  Nancy Cook
The Insightful Sportsman: Thoughts of Fish, Wildlife and What Ails the Earth, by Ted  Williams  David Petersen
Trickster in the Land of Dreams, by Zeese Papanikolas  George Sabastian-Coleman

Spring 1997 (vol. 32, no. 1)

Native Sources: American Autobiography Mick McAllister
Raymond Carver Gary Williams
James Welch Michael P. Branch
Ella Leffland Elizabeth Renfro
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on Great and Peculiar Beauty: A Utah Reader, ed. Thomas Lyon and Terry  Tempest Williams
Rick Bass
Book Reviews: Reviewed by:
Earthtones: A Nevada Album, by Ann Ronald and photographs by Stephen Trimble David Mazel
Imagining Home: Writings from the Midwest, ed. Mark Vinz and Thom Tammaro Gordon Johnston
The Abstract Wild, by Jack Turner Thomas J. Lyon
Re-Imagining the Modern American West: A Century of Fiction, History, and Art, by  Richard W. Etulain Robert Murray Davis
John Muir’s “Stickeen” and the Lessons of Nature, by Ronald H. Limbaugh David  Mazel
The Rise of Sinclair Lewis, 1920-1930, by James Hutchisson Martin Bucco
Mark Twain on the Loose: A Comic Writer and the American Self, by Bruce Michaelson Charles L. Crow
Rereading Jack London, ed. Leonard Cassuto and Jeanne Campbell Reesman Tony Williams
Sacred Violence: A Reader’s Companion to Cormac McCarthy, ed. Wade Hall and Rick Wallach David N. Cremean
Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson, by Robert Polito Tony Williams
Bess Streeter Aldrich: The Dreams Are All Real, by Carol Petersen, and Bess Streeter Aldrich: Collected Short Works, 1907-1919, ed. Carol Petersen  Dorothy  Zimmerman
One Foot in the Stirrup: Western Stories and Twin Rivers, by John D. Nesbitt John Clubbe
Unlocking the Air and Other Stories, by Ursula K. Le Guin R. L. Streng
American Knees, by Shawn Wong Oh
Nightland, by Louis Owens Seiwoong David E. Hailey Jr.
The Journal of Antonio Montoya, by Rick Collignon James B. Hemesath
Aspen Marooney, by Levi S. Peterson Jane Reilly
Tales of Burning Love, by Louise Erdrich Elizabeth Blair
The Macken Charm, by Jack Hodgins Joel Martineau
Dead Man’s Dance, by Robert Ferrigno Charles L. Crow
The Devil’s Hatband, by Robert O. Greer James B. Hemesath
   

Summer 1997 (vol. 32, no. 2)

Jack London, Aesthetic Theory, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Science
Barbara  Lindquist
“Home”: A ‘Lost’ Jeffers Narrative  Robert Zalle
“Angel guiding gently”: The Yosemite Meeting of Ralph Waldo Emerson and John Muir,  1871 Michael P. Branch
Essay Reviews
Essay Review on The Border: The Future of Post-Modernity (Sergio Gomez Montero), Nailed to the Wound (José Manuel Di Bella), Permanent Work: Poems 1981-1992 (Gabriel Trujillo Muñoz), Women on the Road (Rosina Conde), and Fictional International 25 (ed. Harold Jaffe, with Rosina Conde, José Manuel Di Bella, Harry Polkinhorn, and Gabriel Trujillo Muñoz) Robert Headley
Essay Review on John Steinbeck’s Fiction Revisited (Warren French), After the Grapes of Wrath: Essays on John Steinbeck in Honor of Tetsumaro Hayashi (ed. Donald V. Coers, Paul D. Ruffin, and Robert J. DeMott), John Steinbeck: A Biography  (Jay Parini), and Parallel Expeditions: Charles Darwin and the Art of John Steinbeck (Brian E. Railsback) Robert M. Benton
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Alias Grace, by Margaret Atwood Dana Williams
A Killing in New Town, by Kate Horsley Ivan Melada
Walking the Twilight II: Women Writers of the Southwest, ed. Kathryn Wilder Lorraine Engstrom
The Imaginative Claims of the Artist in Willa Cather’s Fiction: “Possession Granted by a  Different Lease,” by Demaree C. Peck  Elizabeth A. Turner
Zia Summer, by Rudolpho Anaya R. L. Streng
The Apprenticeship Writings of Frank Norris 1896-1898, ed. Joseph R. McElrath and  Douglas K. Burgess Charles L. Crow
The Pumpkin Rollers,by Elmer Kelton R. L. Streng
Indian Killer, by Sherman Alexie Paul Hadella
The Summer of Black Widows,by Sherman Alexie David N. Cremean
After Ikkyu and Other Poems,by Jim Harrison Patrick Vincent
The Yellowstone Meditations,by James Magorian James H. Maguire
The Book of Yaak,by Rick Bass Verne Huser
From the  Island’s Edge: A Sitka Reader, ed. Carolyn Servid Don Scheese
A Hunter’s Heart: Honest Essays on Blood Sport,by David Petersen Wayne Van Zwoll
American Nature Writing 1996and American Nature Writing 1997, ed. John A. Murray  Richard Hunt
Broken Country: Mountains and Memory, by C. L. Rawlins  Ann Ronald
Westerns: Making the Man in Fiction and Film,by Lee Clark Mitchell, and Ernest Haycox, by Stephen L. Tanner Paul Varner

Fall 1997 (vol. 32, no. 3)

From the Editor  Melody Graulich
The Lessons of a Sentimental Education: 
Zitkala-*Sa’s Autobiographical Narratives
Susan Bernardin
Guardian Angels and Missing Mothers: 
Race and Domesticity in Winona and Deadwood Dick on Deck 
Nicole Tonkovich
The Western Hero as Logos, or, Unmaking Meaning Susan J. Rosowski
Essay Review: Why I Can’t Read Wallace Stegnerand Other Essays: A Tribal Voice, by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn C. L. Rawlins
Book Reviews:
Peckinpah: The Western Films, by Paul Seydor Clay Reynolds
New Westers: The West in Contemporary AmericanCulture, by Michael L. Johnson Robert Murray Davis
Caught Inside: A Surfer’s Year on the CaliforniaCoast, by Daniel Duane David Stevenson
Solar Storms, by Linda Hogan Elizabeth Blair
Pleasure in Believing, by Anastasia Hobbet  C. L. Rawlins
Cloudy in the West, by Elmer Kelton Lewis Toland 

Winter 1998 (vol. 32, no. 4)

From the Editor Melody Graulich
Topographies of Transition in Western American Literature Stephen Tatum
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Thomas Austenfeld
Research in Western American Literature: 1996?97 Jan Roush
Book Reviews:
Mountains and Rivers without End, by Gary Snyder Bert Almon
Just Past Labor Day: Selected and New Poems, 1969?1995, by Kirk Robertson Patrick Vincent
Kate M. Cleary: A Literary Biography with Selected Works, Susanne K. George Michael B. Berndt
Jane Gilmore Rushing, by Lou H. Rodenberger; Tes Gallagher, by Ron McFarland; Janet Campbell Hale, by Frederick Hale Elizabeth A. Turner
Gerald Vizenor: Writing in the Oral Tradition, by Kimberly M. Blaeser Alanna Kathleen Brown
Beloved Land: The World of Emily Carr. Introduction by Robin Laurence Andrew Brough
Willa Cather in Context: Progress, Race, Empire, by Guy Reynolds Ann Moseley
The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy, by Terryl L. Givens Darryl L. Hattenhauer
Gender and Genre: An Introduction to Women Writers of Formula Westerns, 1900?1950, by Norris Yates Martin Padget
Voices in the Wilderness: American Nature Writing and Environmental Politics, by Daniel G. Payne David Mazel
Meeting the Tree of Life: A Teacher’s Path, by John Tallmadge Michael P. Branch
California Fault: Searching for the Spirit of a State along the San Andreas, by Thurston Clarke Paul Lehmberg
The Apple Falls from the Apple Tree, by Helen Papanikolas Gaynell Gavin 
Picture Bride, by Yoshiko Uchida Kathie Meyer
Brendan Prairie, by Dan O’Brien Robert Headley
Western Electric, by Don Zancanella James B. Hemesath
Medieval in LA: A Fiction, by Jim Paul Kerry Ahearn
Giovanni’s Gift, by Bradford Morrow Kerry Ahearn
Hunter’s Trap, by C. W. Smith Eugene T. Carroll
INDEX to Volume XXXII  Jonathan Bowen

Spring 1998 (vol. 33, no. 1)

Letter from the Editor Melody Graulich
Writing On: Blood Meridian as Devisionary Western Jonathan Pitts
“The true witness of a false event”: Photography and Wright Morris’s Fiction of the 1950s Laura Barrett
Another Version: Michael S. Harper, William Clark, and the Problem of Historical Blindness Elizabeth Dodd
Essay Review:
Red Cloud: Oglala Warrior—Statesman
Dorys Crow Grover
Letter from the Book Review Editor Evelyn Funda
Book Reviews:
The Turn to the Native: Studies in Criticism and Culture, by Arnold Krupat Martin Padget
Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past, by Leah Dilworth Erik Trump
From the Glittering World: A Navajo Story, by Irvin Morris Paul Hadella
The Sharp Teeth of Love, by Doris Betts Charlotte M. Wright
The Dogs of Winter, by Kem Nunn Lloyd Becker
The Dream Endures: California Enters the 1940s, by Kevin Starr Charles L. Crow
The Iris Deception, by Bernard Schopen Leslie H. Edgerton
The Wichita Poems, by Robert Headley and Rafael Zepeda Tom Lynch
Muskox and Goat Songs, by Olga Costopoulos Susanne Meslans
Mind the Gap, by Bert Almon Christopher Sindt
The Bunker in the Parsley Fields, by Gary Gildner Mary K. Stillwell
All Manner of Wild, by Eric Walter Jim Harris
Windmills: Essays from Four Mile Ranch, by David Romtvedt Steve Merchant
High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never, by Barbara Kingsolver Lois Ann Goossen
D. H. Lawrence: Future Primitive, by Dolores LaChapelle Alan  Brew
Charles Bukowski: A Sure Bet, by Gerald Locklin Mark Sanders
Mark Medoff, by Rudolf Erben;
Thomas and Elizabeth Savage, by Sue Hart;
Theodore Strong Van Dyke, by Peter Wild;
George Bird Grinnell, by Robley Evans
Paul Varner
Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West, ed. by Michael Kowalewski Susan E. Gunter and 
Benjamin L. Gunter 
Change in the American West: Exploring the Human Dimension, ed. by Stephen Tchudi;
Open Spaces/City Places: Contemporary Writers on the Changing Southwest, ed. by Judy Nolte Temple
Bill D. Toth

Summer 1998 (vol. 33, no. 2)

From the Editor Melody Graulich
Letter to the Editor
A Thousand Frontiers: An Introduction to Dialogue and the American West Reuben Ellis
Desire for the Middle Ground: Opposition, Dialectics, and Dialogic Context in Gretel Ehrlich’s The Solace of Open Spaces Bonney MacDonald
Beyond Cultural Dialogues: Identities in the Interstices of Culture in Jimmy Santiago Baca’s Martín and Meditations on the South Valley George Moore
Ethics of Polyphony: The Example of Black Elk Speaks Andreas Kriefall
Book Reviews:
Willa Cather, Scholarly Editions of A Lost Lady; My Ántonia; O Pioneers! Thomas J. Lyon
Greta M. K. McCormick Coger, ed., New Perspectives on
Margaret Laurence: Poetic Narrative, Multiculturalism,
and Feminism
Lisa Spaulding
Esther F. Lanigan, ed., A Mary Austin Reader Chad Rohman
Reuben J. Ellis, ed., Beyond Borders: The SelectedEssays of Mary Austin Mark Schlenz
Kathleen M. Donovan, Feminist Readings of NativeAmerican Literature: Coming to Voice Barbara J. Cook
Linda Hasselstrom, Gaydell Collier, and Nancy Curtis, eds., Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West Barbara “Barney” Nelson
Gretchen Legler, All the Powerful Things:A Sportswoman’s Notebook Jodi Varon
Janice Emily Bowers, Fear Falls Away &Other Essays from Hard and Rocky Places Sarah L. Bennett
Louise H. Westling, The Green Breast of theNew World: Landscape, Gender, and American Fiction Marja Mogk
Robert Keiter, ed., Reclaiming the Native Home of Hope:Community, Ecology, and the American West John Freemuth
John Graves, A John Graves Reader Bob Frye
Rick Bass, The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness  O. Alan Weltzien

Fall 1998 (vol. 33, no. 3)

“Stranger in a Strange Land”: An African American Response 
to the Frontier Tradition in Oscar Micheaux’s The Conquest: 
The Story of a Negro Pioneer
M. K. Johnson
“How to Walk with My People”: Ursula K. Le Guin’s 
Futuristic Frontier Mythology
Heinz Tschachler
Living Landscape: An Interview with Gary Snyder John P. O’Grady
Essay Review:
Four Recent Works on Robinson Jeffers
Ted Olson
Books Reviewed: Reviewer:
Hayden Carruth, Hayden Carruth: Selected Essays and Reviews Shaun T. Griffin
Otto Orban, The Journey of Barbarus Robert Murray Davis
Mark Sanders, Before We Lost Our Ways Pat Sturm
Michael Kowalewski, ed., Gold Rush: A Literary Exploration  Lawrence I. Berkove
James B. Hemesath, When Past Met Present: Vintage Colorado Short Stories James H. Maguire 
Billy Bob Hill, Texas Short Stories Robin Cohen
Don Graham, Giant Country: Essays on Texas Tom Pilkington
Lars Nordström, Making It Home Ingrid Wendt
James D. Houston, In the Ring of Fire Joe Staples
Frank Chin, Bulletproof Buddhists and Other Essays Robert Murray Davis
Eugene England and Lavina Fielding Anderson, Tending the Garden: Essays on Mormon Literature Dan Moos
Susan B. Andrews and John Creed, Authentic Alaska: Voices of Its Native Writers Jeane Breinig
Jeanne Rosier Smith, Writing Tricksters: Mythic Gambols in American Ethnic Literature Barbara J. Cook
Cheryl Walker, Indian Nation: Native American Literature and  Nineteenth-Century Nationalisms Renée L. Bergland
Brigitte Georgi-Findlay, The Frontiers of Women’s Writing: Women’s Narratives and the Rhetoric of Westward Expansion Anne L. Kaufman
Louis Owens,  Mixedblood Messages: Literature, Film, Family, Place Margaret Dwyer
Kent Nelson,  Discoveries: Short Stories of the San Juan Mountains Diane Quantic
Paul W. Rea, Canyon Interludes: Between White Water and Red Rock Verne Huser
Scott Thybony,  Burntwater Kate Boyes

Winter 1999 (vol. 33, no. 4)

From the Editor Melody Graulich
In Defense of Western Literary Biography Gary Scharnhorst
Revising Western Criticism through Wanda Coleman Krista Comer
Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order: Twentieth-Century American Nature Writer Ann Ronald
Coyote in the Maze: Eighteen Critics Track Edward Abbey Donn Rawlings
The Letters of Laurence and Wiseman Helen B. Cannon
Book Reviews:
Gunilla Florby,  The Margin Speaks: A Study ofMargaret Laurence and Robert Kroetsch from a  Post-Colonial Point of View  Frances W. Kaye
Lin Salamo and Harriet Elinor Smith, eds., Mark Twain’s Letters, Volume 5, 1872-1873
Peter Messent, Mark Twain 
Gary Scharnhorst
Keith Newlin and Joseph B. McCullough, eds., Selected Letters of Hamlin Garland  Donald Pizer
Christopher Gair, Complicity and Resistance in Jack London’s Novels: From Naturalism to Nature  Tony Williams
Stephen J. May, Zane Grey: Romancing the West  David Fenimore
Joseph J. Wydeven, Wright Morris Revisited  Rodney P. Rice
John Calvin Rezmerski, ed.,The Frederick Manfred Reader  Nancy Owen Nelson
Garry Wills, John Wayne’s America  Max Westbrook
Jane Valentine Barker, Mari: A Novel  Becky Faber
Ann Romines, Constructing the Little House:Gender, Culture, and Laura Ingalls Wilder  Donna M. Campbell

Spring 1999 (vol. 34, no. 1)

From the Editor Melody Graulich
Research in Western American  Literature: 1997?1998 Jan Roush
Essays
Pan-Indianism and Tribal Sovereignties in House Made of Dawn and The Names P. Jane Hafen
“Pledged in Blood”: Truth and Redemption in Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses Sara L. Spurgeon
“The Word Gets Around”: Leslie Marmon Silko’s Theory  of Narrative Survival in The Delicacy and Strength of Lace Daniel Morris
Essay Reviews
Raising the Bar Ann Ronald
Gift Horses: Influence, Insurgence, Interdisciplinarity in Western Studies Susan Lee Johnson
Book Reviews Reviewers
Kerwin Lee Klein, Frontiers of Historical Imagination:  Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890?1990 Virginia Scharff
Wayne R. Kime, ed.,The Black Hills Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge; The Powder River Expedition Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge Dorys Crow Grover
Richard E. Westwood, Woman of the River: Georgie White Clark, White-Water Pioneer Verne Huser
Nevada Barr, Firestorm; Ill Wind; Track of the Cat Starr Jenkins
Nora Okja Keller, Comfort Woman Seiwoong Oh
John D. Nesbitt, Wild Rose of Ruby Canyon; Antelope Sky: Stories of the Modern West Jonathan Pitts
Richard Nelson, Heart and Blood: Living with Deer in America O. Alan Weltzien
Kathleen Norris, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith Richard Hunt
Violet Kazue de Cristoforo, ed., May Sky:There Is Always Tomorrow. An Anthology of Japanese American Concentration CampKaiko Haiku Tomoyo Tamayama

Summer 1999 (vol. 34, no. 2)
Special Issue: California

From the Editor Melody Graulich
A Place on the Map, a Place in the Mind: James D. Houston’s Doyle Trilogy Andrew Wingfield
California Dreaming
Is California Part of the West? Gerald and Janice Haslam
Ten Coordinates  for Exploring the New Californias Jack Hicks
Where Things Can Happen : California and Writing Louis Owens
Remembering California Anne E. Goldman
Calfornia, the Pacific Rim, and the Asian American Imagination: Past, Present, and Future  Viet Thanh Nguyen
Golden Prospects? Michael Kowalewski
Voice and Place  David Wyatt
Proposition 2000: Debating California’s Sesquicentennial Blake Allmendinger
Lost (and Found) in Disneyland: WLA  and Cultural Studies Krista Comer
The Extreme West Frank Bergon
Interpreting California and “the West” John M. González
The Perpetual Tourist Zeese Papanikolas
Holding the Mirror: A Message from Coyote’s Daughter Inés Hernández-Avila
Lines in the Sand James D. Houston
California: Part of—or West of—the West? David Fine
The Ungraspable Phantom of California Forrest G. Robinson
Eating Our Spinach: Contemporary Art Futures in California Meredith Tromble
Valley Girl Melody Graulich
When the World Listened to California Brock Dethier
Selected Bibliography for “California Dreaming“
Essay Review
Theorizing the Western Susan Kollin
Book Reviews
Naida West, River of Red Gold Barbara Howard Meldrum 
Tony Hillerman, TheFirst Eagle;
Ron Querry, Bad Medicine
Robert Murray Davis
Frank Waters, Of Time and Change Charles L. Adams
Steven R. Carter, James Jones: An American Literary Orientalist Tony Williams
Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought James H. Maguire
Marni Asplund-Campbell, ed., With Child: Mormon Women on Mothering Angela Ashurst-McGee
R. R. Knudson and Suzzanne Bigelow, May Swenson: A Poet’s Life in Photos Roberta Stearman
C. L. Rawlins, In Gravity National Park Laird Christensen
Randall Roorda, Dramas of Solitude: Narratives of Retreat in American Nature Writing Cheryll Glotfelty
Pete Fromm, Blood Knot O. Alan Weltzien
Kathleen Jo Ryan, Writing Down the River: Into the Heart of the Grand Canyon Tom Lynch
Dan Aadland, Sketches from the Ranch: A Montana Memoir Robert C. Steensma

Fall 1999 (vol. 34, no. 3)

Games of Chance: Gambling and Land Tenure in Tracks, Love Medicine, and The Bingo Palace  Kristan Sarvé-Gorham
Thoreau, Alcott, and the Mythic West  Fred Erisman
John of the Mines: Muir’s Picturesque Rewrite of the Gold Rush  Nicolas Witschi
Note
Black Wolf and Shakespeare: A Note on Sinclair Lewis’s The God-Seeker
Martin Bucco 
Essay Review
A Fruitful Emptiness: Poets and Artists of the Great Basin Region
Bert Almon
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Rick Bass, Fiber  Michael P. Branch
Robert Schuler, Journeys toward the Original Mind: The Long Poems of Gary Snyder  Sarah Sloane
John Daniel, ed., Wild Song: Poems of the Natural World Robert Scott
Nancy Lord, Green Alaska: Dreams from the Far Coast  Eric Heyne
Scott Russell Sanders, Hunting for Hope: A Father’s Journey Erin Edwards
Lisa Knopp, Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape Gregory L. Morris
Peter Hedges, An Ocean in Iowa Natalie Meenderink
Janis P. Stout, Through the Window, Out the Door: Women’s Narratives of Departure, from Austin and Cather to Tyler, Morrison, and Didion  Cynthia Taylor
Willa Cather, Willa Cather Scholarly Edition of Obscure Destinies Martin Padget
Jeanne Campbell Reesman, Jack London: A Study of the Short Fiction Tony Williams
Luci Tapahonso, Blue Horses Rush In: Poems and Stories;
nila northSun, a snake in her mouth: poems 1974-96
Tom Lynch
David Robertson, Photo and Word Melody Graulich

Winter 2000 (vol. 34, no. 4)

From a “Stretch of Grey Sea” to the “Extent of Space”:
The Gaze across Vistas in Cather’s The Professor’s House
Rafeeq O. McGiveron
Remembering Carey McWilliams Forrest G. Robinson
Cross-Writing and the Unconcluded Self in Sinclair Ross’s As for Me and My House David Stouck
Essay Review
Tragically Hip; or, Everything New Is Old Again—Blake Allmendinger’s Ten Most Wanted: The New Western Literature
Robert Thacker
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Debra Monroe, Newfangled Brooke Bigelow
Rick Bass, Where the Sea Used to Be  Kate Boyes
Elmer Kelton, The Buckskin Line  Lewis Toland 
Ronald L. Davis, Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne  Max Westbrook
Thomas Berger, The Return of Little Big Man  Clay Reynolds 
Eric Gary Anderson, American Indian Literature and the Southwest  Linda Lizut Helstern 
Alan Kilpatrick, The Night Has a Naked Soul: Witchcraft and Sorcery among the Western Cherokee Geary Hobson
Adrian C. Louis, Ceremonies of the Damned William John Pollett 
Arthur Sze, The Redshifting Web: Poems, 1970-1998 David Axelrod
Leilani Wright and James Cervantes, eds., Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry  Bert Almon 
Ann Dahlstrom Farmer and Philip M. O’Brien, eds., Jessamyn West: A Descriptive and Annotated Bibliography  Jacqueline Koenig 
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Lighting Out for the Territory: Reflections on Mark Twain and American Culture Chad Rohman 
Sharon O’Brien, ed., New Essays on My Ántonia George F. Day
Tom Pilkington, State of Mind: Texas Literature and Culture Cindy Wallace 
Research in Western American Literature: 1998-1999 Jan Roush 
Index to Volume 34 Sarah Rudd

Spring 2000 (vol. 35, no. 1) SPECIAL ISSUE:
Recovering a Mexican American West

Acting Editor: Stephen Tatum
Special Issue Editor: José F. Aranda Jr.

From the Acting Editor Stephen Tatum
Closing the Circle between Past and Present José F. Aranda Jr.
Enlightenment Ideology and the Crisis of Whiteness in Francis Berrian and Caballero Andrea Tinnemeyer
Teaching the Hacienda: Juan Rulfo and Mexican American Cultural Memor Vincent Pérez
Miguel Antonio Otero II, Billy the Kid’s Body, and the Fight for New Mexican Statehood John-Michael Rivera
Erotics and Politics in Nineteenth-Century New Mexico: Eusebio Chacón’s Tras la tormenta la calma Erlinda Gonzales-Berry
Refiguring “the American Congo”: Jovita González, John Gregory Bourke, and the Battle over Ethno-Historical Representations of the Texas Mexican Border María Eugenia Cotera
Essay Reviews
Scaling the West Differently Mary Pat Brady
“To Make Shadows Burn and Silence Loud”: Altars of Change and Continuity in Contemporary Chicana Poetry Laurie Kutchins

Several of the essays in this issue deal with “recovery books” published by Arte Público Press. To view their catalog, click here.


Summer 2000 (vol. 35, no. 2)

In Oklahoma Carter Revard
Oklahoma: The Prairie of Words Joy Harjo
An Interview with Joy Harjo Janice Gould
Treaties, History, and the “Full-Blood” in Indian Territory Native Writing Maureen Konkle
“Disturbed by Something Deeper”: The Native Art of John Joseph Mathews Louis Owens
Hearing Bats and Following Berdache: The Project of Survivance in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit Andrew Smith
Some Indian Territory Songs Carter Revard
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Paula Gunn Allen, Off the Reservation: Reflections on Boundary-Busting, Border-Crossing Loose Canons  Colleen M. Tremonte
Alexia Kosmider, Tricky Tribal Discourse: The Poetry, Short Stories, and Fus Fixico Letters of Creek Writer Alex Posey Gwen Griffin
Esther Belin, From the Belly of My Beauty Carey Emmons
Simon J. Ortiz, ed., Speaking for the Generations: Native Writers on Writing Paul Pavich
Simon J. Ortiz, Men on the Moon: Collected Short Stories Brewster E. Fitz
Louis Owens, Dark River Maggie Dwyer
Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez, Contemporary American Indian Literatures and the Oral Tradition William M. Clements
Delphine Red Shirt, Bead on an Anthill: A Lakota Childhood Lisa Knopp
María Herrera-Sobek, ed., Reconstructing a Chicano/a Literary Heritage: Hispanic Colonial Literature of the Southwest Sandra L. Dahlberg
Robert Kroetsch, The Man from the Creeks Rand Marshall
William W. Bevis, Shorty Harris, or The Price of Gold O. Alan Weltzien
Hal K. Rothman, Devil’s Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West Robert Murray Davis
Richard Brautigan, The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings  Tom Hillard
Gary Noy, ed., Distant Horizon: Documents from the Nineteenth-Century American West Karen English
Nancy Owen Nelson, ed., The Lizard Speaks: Essays on the Writings of Frederick Manfred Gordon Johnston
John E. Miller, Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman behind the Legend Diane D. Quantic

Fall 2000 (vol. 35, no. 3)

“Be Prepared for the Worst”: Love, Anticipated Loss, and Environmental Valuation Scott Slovic
Money, Memory, and Territory in Craig Lesley’s Winterkill David Brande
Ontology vs. Epistemology: The Philosophical Dynamic Driving Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire Russell Burrows
The Filmmaker as Lone Rider: James Benning’s “Westerns” Scott MacDonald
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Annie Proulx, Close Range: Wyoming Stories Hal Crimmel
Mary Clearman Blew, Bone Deep in Landscape Vanessa Hall
Ned Rozell, Walking My Dog, Jane: From Valdez to Prudhoe Bay along the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Michael P. Branch
Larry McMurtry, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen: Reflections at Sixty and Beyond Clay Reynolds
Eamonn Wall, From the Sin-é Café to the Black Hills: Notes on the New Irish Susan Naramore Maher
Bruce A. Glasrud and Laurie Champion, eds., The African American West: A Century of Short Stories Dan Moos
Geary Hobson, The Last of the Ofos Daniel Justice
Susan J. Rosowski, Birthing a Nation: Gender, Creativity, and the West in American Literature Robert Thacker
Thomas J. Lyon, ed., The Literary West: An Anthology of Western American Literature Kathleen Boardman
Michael Allen, Rodeo Cowboys in the North American Imagination Robert Roripaugh

Winter 2001 (vol. 35, no. 4)

Essays
The Lady from Shanghai: California Orientalism and “guys like us” Michael Davidson
The Bovine Object of Ideology: History, Gender, and the Origins of the “Classic” Western Victoria Lamont
The General’s Pants: A Chicana Feminist (Re)Vision of the Mexican Revolution in Sandra Cisneros’s “Eyes of Zapata” Barbara Brinson Curiel
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Gerald Vizenor, Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes 
of Absence and Presence
    and
Gerald Vizenor and A. Robert Lee, Postindian Conversations
Elizabeth Blair
Susan Scheckel, The Insistence of the Indian: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Culture  Susan Bernardin
Ian Frazier, On the Rez  Nathaniel Lewis
Other
Nominations for “not-to-Be-Missed Contemporary Fiction of the American West”
Index to Volume 35
Research in Western American Literature: 1999?2000  Jan Roush



 
 

Spring 2001 (vol. 36, no. 1)

Essays
Deep Mapping the Great Plains: Surveying the Literary Cartography Susan Naramore Maher
John Muir and Yosemite’s “Castaway Book”: The Troubling Geology of Native America Ann Lundberg
Basques in the International West: An Interview with Frank Bergon David Río
A Coda to the Twain-Harte Feud Gary Scharnhorst
Essay Review
Bret Harte: Celebrity, Commodity—New Views of an Old Western Mythmaker Tara Penry
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Krista Comer, Landscapes of the New West: Gender and Geography in Contemporary Women’s Writing Susan Kollin
Frank Bird Linderman, Henry Plummer: A Novel Roscoe L. Buckland
Scott Zesch, Alamo Heights Tom Pilkington
Tina Juárez, South Wind Come Cindy Wallace
Helen Papanikolas, The Time of the Little Black Bird Levi S. Peterson
JoAnn Levy, For California’s Gold and Daughter of Joy: A Novel of Gold Rush California  Lois Ann Goossen
Bill Gulick, The Greatest Inventor in the West Rick Van Noy
Sharman Apt Russell, The Last Matriarch: A Novel  Bill D. Toth
Karl H. Schlesier, Josanie’s War: A Chiricahua Apache Novel Nancy Kirkpatrick Wright
Charles Brashear, Killing Cynthia Ann Steven Frye

Summer 2001 (vol. 36., no. 2)

Essays
Finding God in a World of “Leg Breakers” and “Racist-Shitbirds”: James Ellroy and the Contemporary L.A. Crime Novel Peter Schmidt-Nowara
“image and word cannot be divided”: N. Scott Momaday and Kiowa Ekphrasis William M. Clements
Jeffers, Rexroth, and the Trope of Hellenism Robert Zaller
Eastering David Wyatt 
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Leland Krauth, Proper MarkTwain  Nancy Cook
Lawrence Howe, Mark Twain and the Novel: The Double-Cross of Authority Alan Gribben
Freya Manfred, Frederick Manfred: A Daughter Remembers Nancy Owen Nelson
Robert Thacker and Michael A. Peterman, eds., Willa Cather’s Canadian and Old World Connections 
and
Ann Romines, ed., Willa Cather’s Southern Connections: New Essays on Cather and the South
Elizabeth A. Turner
Ron McFarland, Understanding James Welch Eugene T. Carroll
Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca: His Account, His Life, and the Expedition of Pánfilo de Narváez Sandra L. Dahlberg
Margaret K. Brady, Mormon Healer and Folk Poet: Mary Susannah Fowler’s Life of “Unselfish Usefulness” Jennifer Sinor
Patricia P. Chu, Assimilating Asians: Gendered Strategies of Authorship in Asian America Sarah M. Rudd
Elizabeth Kim, Ten Thousand Sorrows: The Extraordinary Journey of a Korean War Orphan Seiwoong Oh
James C. Work, Ride South to Purgatory Delbert E. Wylder
Murry A. Taylor, Jumping Fire: A Smokejumper’s Memoir of Fighting Wildfire Starr Jenkins
Jeff Golden, Forest Blood  Ann Ronald
Andrew Huebner, American by Blood Paulette Callen
William Fox, Driving by Memory  David Fine

Fall 2001 (vol. 36, no. 3)

Essays
Mixed-Bloods, Mestizas, and Pintos: Race Gender, and Claims for Whiteness in Helen Hunt Jackson’s Ramona and Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s Who Would Have Thought It? Margaret D. Jacobs
Go East, Young Man: Class Conflict and Degenerate Manhood in Mark Twains Early Writings Joseph L. Coulombe
Barbara Kingsolver’s Cherokee Nation: Problems of Representation in Pigs in Heaven Kathleen Godfrey
Essay Reviews
Road Narratives and Western Identity Neil Campbell
Touring Indian Country: A Review of Native Fiction from 1999 and 2000 Gwen Griffin
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Leonard M. Scigaj, Sustainable Poetry: Four American Ecopoets John P. O’Grady
Dorothee E. Kocks, Dream a Little: Land and Social Justice in Modern America Becky Faber
T. Coraghessan Boyle, A Friend of the Earth James Guignard
Gerald W. Haslam, Straight White Male Delbert E. Wylder
Margarite Fernandez Olmos, Rudolfo A. Anaya: A Critical Companion Peter McCormick

Winter 2002 (vol. 36, no. 4)

Essays
Cowboy Tricksters and Devilish Wangols: Ishmael Reed’s HooDoo West Todd F. Tietchen
Josiah Royce’s California Forrest G. Robinson
Isaac Raboy’s Der Yiddisher Cowboy and Rachel Calof’s My Story: The Role of the Western Frontier in Shaping Jewish American Identity Debra Shein
Western Literary Regionalism and Globalizing Literary Studies  James H. Maguire
Book Reviews Reviewed by
Keith Wilson,Bosque Redondo: The Encircled Grove, New and Selected Poems  Kenneth Brewer
Anita Endrezze, throwing fire at the Sun, water at the Moon Michaela Koenig
Amy Gerstler, Medicine  Evelyn I. Funda
Janis P. Stout, Willa Cather: The Writer and Her World  Rosanna West Walker
Orval Bronson, Burning Brightly: John Steinbeck on Stage  Jacqueline Koenig
Gerald W. Haslam, Workin’ Man Blues: Country Music in California  Marek Breiger
Elmer Kelton, Badger Boy  Dorys  Crow Grover
James Welch, The Heartsong of Charging Elk  O. Alan Weltzien
Scott L. Malcomson, One Drop of Blood: The American Misadventure of Race  Stephen Cook
Sonia Saldívar-Hull, Feminism on the Border: Chicana Gender Politics and Literature  Francine K. Richter
INDEX FOR VOL. 36

Spring 2002 (vol. 37, no. 1)


Essays
The Discursive Mode: Kenneth Rexroth, the California State Guide, and Nature Poetry in the 1930s George Hart
Old Folks in the New West: Surviving Change and Staying Fit in The Misfits Cheryll Glotfelty
History, Historicity, and the Western American Novel: Frederick Manfred’s Scarlet Plume and the Dakota War of 1862 Harry F. Thompson
Essay Review
The “Fine Understanding” of Mary Austin: Recent Criticism and Republished Works Jean Cheney
Trends in the Field—Western American Literary Scholarship 2001: The Year in Review Gary Scharnhorst
Research in Western American Literature, 2000-2001 Jan Roush 
Book Reviews Reviewer
Gretchen M. Bataille, ed., Native American Representations: First Encounters, Distorted Images, and Literary Appropriation  Casey L. Kile
Louise K. Barnett and James L. Thorson, eds., Leslie Marmon Silko: A Collection of Critical Essays William M. Clements
Jarold Ramsey, Reading the Fire: The Traditional Indian Literatures of America Tol Foster
Anne E. Goldman, Continental Divides: Revisioning American Literature Andrea Tinnemeyer
Stephanie L. Sarver, Uneven Land: Nature and Agriculture in American Writing Alan Brew
Ellen Meloy, The Last Cheater’s Waltz: Beauty and Violence in the Desert Southwest Lou Rodenberger
Terry Tempest Williams, RED: Passion and Patience in the Desert Melissa A. Goldthwaite
Barbara Waters, Celebrating the Coyote Frances M. Malpezzi
William L. Fox, The Void, the Grid, and the Sign: Traversing the Great Basin 
     and 
Lawrence Hogue, All the Wild and Lonely Places: Journeys in a Desert Landscape
Jonathan Cook
Scott Slovic, ed., Getting Over the Color Green: Contemporary Environmental Literature of the Southwest John Clubbe
John Murray, ed., American Nature Writing 2000: A Celebration of Women Writers Christina Robertson
Mark Busby, Fort Benning Blues Darren DeFrain
Mark Thompson, American Character: The Curious Life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and the Rediscovery of the Southwest Joe Staples
Gregory L. Morris, Gretel Ehrlich John D. Nesbitt
Don Scheese, Mountains of Memory: A Fire Lookout’s Life in the River of No Return Wilderness Hal Crimmel
Gaylyn Studlar and Matthew Bernstein, eds., John Ford Made Westerns: Filming the Legend in the Sound Era Robert C. Sickels
Thomas S. Edwards and Elizabeth A. De Wolfe, eds., Such News of the Land: U.S. Women Nature Writers Barney Nelson
David L. Caffey, Land of Enchantment, Land of Conflict: New Mexico in English-Language Fiction Angela Ashurst-McGee

Summer 2002 (vol. 37, no. 2) Special Issue:
Western Autobiography & Memoir

Special Issue Editors: Kathleen Boardman & Gioia Woods

Introduction Kathleen Boardman and Gioia Woods
Western Autobiography and Memoir: A Panel of Writers
          Julene Bair, Mary Clearman Blew, Norma Elia Cantú, Patricia Hampl, John Price. 
Moderated by Kathleen Boardman
Essays
Textual Performance and the Western Frontier: Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins’s Life among the Paiutes: Their Wrongs and Claims Danielle Tisinger
Opal Whiteley’s “Explores”: The Disappearing Region Cathryn Halverson
“‘Settling Down’ in Western Nebraska: Grounding Local History through Memoir” Charlotte Hogg
Ecce Cowboy: E. C. Abbott’s We Pointed Them North Richard Hutson
Book Reviews Reviewed by
From the Special Issue Book Review Editor Jenny Emery Davidson
William Kittredge, The Nature of Generosity Paul Crumbley
Linda Hogan, The Woman Who Watches over the World: A Native Memoir Stephen Tatum
Gregory Martin, Mountain City Frank Bergon
Mark Spragg, Where Rivers Change Direction  Melody Graulich
Terry Tempest Williams, Leap Judy Nolte Temple
Julene Bair, One Degree West: Reflections of a Plainsdaughter  Susan Naramore Maher
Carter Revard, Winning the Dust Bowl Ellen L. Arnold
Alvin M. Josephy Jr., A Walk toward Oregon: A Memoir  James H. Maguire 
Teri Hein, Atomic Farmgirl: The Betrayal of Chief Qualchan, the Appaloosa, and Me Susan Kollin 
Kim Barnes, Hungry for the World: A Memoir Brenda Miller
W. Scott Olsen, Dawn Marano, Douglas Carlson, and Wendy Bishop, When We Say We’re Home: A Quartet of Place and Memory  Jennifer Sinor


Fall 2002 (vol. 37, no. 3)

ESSAYS
Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles: Mike Davis as Nature Writer Scott Hermanson
Deadly Kids, Stinking Dogs, and Heroes: The Best Laid Plans in Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men Louis Owens
Writing (and Speaking) in Tongues: Zitkala-Sa’s American Indian Stories Julianne Newmark
ESSAY REVIEWS
The Credo Series: Language/Nature/Cherishing SueEllen Campbell
Six by Locklin Gerald Haslam
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Susan Kollin, Nature’s State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier  Eric Heyne
Ann Ronald, GhostWest: Reflections Past and Present  Glen Love
Michael P. Branch, ed., John Muir’s Last Journey: South to the Amazon and East to Africa: Unpublished Journals and
Selected Correspondence 
John P. O’Grady
Shaun T. Griffin, ed., The River Underground: An Anthology of Nevada Fiction  Richard Hunt 
Nancy Lord, The Man Who Swam with Beavers: Stories  Paulette Callen
Amy Tan, The Bonesetter’s Daughter 
       and
Don Lee, Yellow: Stories 
Seiwoong Oh
James D. Houston, Snow Mountain Passage David Fenimore 
Pete Fromm, How All This Started O. Alan Weltzien
James M. Cahalan, Edward Abbey: A Life Owen Grumbling

Winter 2003 (vol. 37, no. 4)

ESSAYS
Toward a Symbiosis of Ecology and Justice: Water and Land Conflicts in Frank Waters, John Nichols, and Jimmy Santiago Baca Tom Lynch
The Belated Frontier: H. L. Davis and the Problem of Pacific Northwest Regionalism John Cleman
Yellow Bird and the Bandit: Minority Authorship, Class, and Audience in John Rollin Ridge’s The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta Joe Goeke
ESSAY REVIEWS
Demons and Dilemmas: American (Indian) Studies and the Persistence of the Tribal Chadwick Allen
Closing the Distance: Reading Louis Owens Susan Bernardin
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
David Fine, Imagining Los Angeles: A City in Fiction  David Wyatt
Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz, eds., Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535?1846  Anne E. Goldman
Jon M. Skovlin and Donna McDaniel Skovlin, In Pursuit of the McCartys Dorys Crow Grover
Rick Wallach, ed., Myth, Legend, Dust: Critical Responses to Cormac McCarthy Sara L. Spurgeon
Connie A. Jacobs, The Novels of Louise Erdrich: Stories of Her People Tamara Pavich
Laura Esquivel, Swift as Desire Carey Ellen Emmons 
Molly Gloss, Wild Life: A Novel Jennifer Love 
Robert Laxalt, Travels with My Royal: A Memoir of the Writing Life David Río

Spring 2003 (vol. 38, no. 1)

ESSAYS
William Kloefkorn: Looking Back over the Shoulder of Memory David R. Pichaske
A “Real Indian” to the Boy Scouts: Charles Eastman as a Resistance Writer Penelope Myrtle Kelsey
Literature, Growth, and Criticism in the New West Matt Herman
ESSAY REVIEW
Beyond Recovery: Complicating the Study of “Pioneer” Women’s Life Writing Douglas W. Werden
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Roscoe L. Buckland, Frederic Remington: The Writer Joseph J. Wydeven
Joy S. Kasson, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History Jake Mattox
Roger A. Hall, Performing the American Frontier: 1870-1906 Mark Busby
David R. Finch, R.M. Patterson: A Life of Great Adventure Tom Lyon 
Ron McFarland, Catching First Light: Thirty Stories and Essays from Idaho Gene Quinn
Craig S. Womack, Drowning in Fire Lisa Tatonetti
James Ruppert and John W. Bernet, eds., Our Voices: Native Stories of Alaska and the Yukon Susan Kollin
J. David Stevens, The Word Rides Again: Rereading the Frontier in American Fiction Robert Thacker
Noreen Groover Lape, West of the Border: The Multicultural Literature of the Western American Frontiers Betsy Klimasmith
Stephen Tatum, Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses: A Reader’s Guide Sara L. Spurgeon
Peter Wild, Donald A. Barclay, and James H. Maguire, eds., Different Travellers, Different Eyes: Artists’ Narratives of the 
American West 1820-1920
Matthew Stiffler

Summer 2003 (vol. 38, no. 2)

ESSAYS
Immovable: Willa Cather’s Logic of Art and Place María Carla Sánchez
Embracing the Fall: Reconfiguring Redemption in Jim Harrison’s
The Woman Lit by Fireflies, Dalva, and The Road Home
Todd F. Davis and Kenneth Womack 
Desert Solitaire and the Literary Memory of an Imagined Place Jared Farmer
Frederick Cook, Mountaineering in the Alaskan Wilderness,
and the Regeneration of Progressive Era Masculinity
Peter L. Bayers
ESSAY REVIEW
Pure Waters and Recycled Waters Thomas J. Lyon
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
J.A. English-Lueck, Cultures @ Silicon Valley Lawrence Coates
Nicolas S. Witschi, Traces of Gold: California’s Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism in Western American Literature Nathaniel Lewis
David Wyatt, Five Fires: Race, Catastrophe, and the Shaping of California Nicolas Witschi
Mike Davis, Dead Cities and Other Tales Scott Hermanson
David L. Ulin, Writing Los Angeles:  A Literary Anthology Robert Murray Davis
Helen Papanikolas, An Amulet of Greek Earth: Generations of Immigrant Folk Culture Frank Bergon 
William R. Handley, Marriage, Violence, and the Nation inthe American Literary West  Forrest G. Robinson
Deborah Lindsay Williams, Not in Sisterhood: Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, and the Politics of Female Authorship  Donna Campbell
David James Duncan, My Story as Told by Water: Confessions, Druidic Rants, Reflections, Bird-Watchings, Fish-Stalkings, Visions, Songs and Prayers Refracting Light, From Living Rivers, In the Age of the Industrial Dark David Cremean
Thomas McGuane, The Cadence of Grass  Stephen Cook
Susan Lang, Small Rocks Rising Donn Rawlings
Darlis A. Miller, Mary Hallock Foote: Author-Illustrator of the West and Christine Hull Smith, Reading A Victorian Gentlewoman inthe Far West: The Reminiscences of Mary Hallock Foote Rachel T. Rich

Fall 2003 (vol. 38, no. 3)

ESSAYS
“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
ESSAY REVIEW
Time Enough and Space: A New Expansion Mary Clearman Blew
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Steven Rosendale, ed., The Greening of Literary Scholarship: Literature, Theory, and the Environment  Kent C. Ryden 
David Oates, Paradise Wild  Christopher Schaberg
David N. Cassuto, Dripping Dry: Literature, Politics, and Water in the Desert Southwest  Joan E. Thompson
Audrey Goodman, Translating Southwestern Landscapes: The Making of an Anglo Literary Region  Maureen Salzer
Bert Almon, This Stubborn Self: Texas Autobiographies  Lou Rodenberger
Don Graham, Kings of Texas: The 150-Year Saga  of an American Ranching Empire  Clay Reynolds 
Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez and Nancy Saporta Sternbach, Stages of Life: Transcultural Performance and Identity in U.S. Latina Theater  Andrea Tinnemeyer 
William S. Yellow Robe Jr., Where the Pavement Ends: Five Native American Plays  David H. Fenimore
Chadwick Allen, Blood Narrative: Indigenious Identity in American Indian and Maori Literature and Activist Texts  Stephen Tatum 
Frances McElrath, The Rustler: A Tale of Love and War in Wyoming 
With an introduction by Victoria Lamont
Nicole Tonkovich
Bill Mesce Jr., Peckinpah’s Women: A Reappraisal of the Portrayal of Women in the Period Westerns of Sam Peckinpah  Matt Wanat 
Ripley Hugo, Writing for Her Life: The Novelist Mildred Walker  Carmen Pearson
Jonah Raskin, Natives, Newcomers, Exiles, Fugitives: Northern California Writers and Their Work  Gerald Haslam
Bruce Bennett, Australian Short Fiction: A History  Glen A. Love

Winter 2004 (vol. 38, no. 4)

ESSAYS
Manly Domesticity on the Gold Rush Frontier: Recovering California’s Honest Miner Tara Penry
“The Naturalistic Impulse”: Limitations of Gender and Landscape in Mary Hallock Foote’s Idaho Stories Laura Katherine Gruber
From Derision to Desire: The “Greaser” in Stephen Crane’s Mexican Stories and D. W. Griffith’s Early Westerns Juan Alonzo
Artistry of Hunger: Desire and Appetite in Desert Solitaire Joy Kennedy 
ESSAY REVIEW
Out-of-Doors in America: Seven Contemporary Looks at the More-Than-Human Robert Michael Pyle

Spring 2004 (vol. 39, no. 1)

From the Editor Melody Graulich
ESSAYS
A Rain Song for America: Mary Austin, American Indians, and American Literature and Culture Martha L. Viehmann
Modernism in the High Desert: The Multivocal Ecology of Alice Corbin Henderson’s Red Earth Lois Rudnick 
Naturist as Tourist: Mary Austin’s “Automobile Eye View” in The Land of Journeys’ Ending Betsy Klimasmith
Native Presence and Survivance in Early Twentieth-Century Translations by Natalie Curtis Burlin and Mary Austin Maureen Salzer
ESSAY REVIEW
Kate Horsley’s New Mexico Trilogy: Masks of Ambivalence in the Southwest Donn Rawlings
BOOK REVIEWS
Sharon Butala, Real Life: Stories Megan Riley McGilchrist
Diane D. Quantic and P. Jane Hafen, eds., A Great Plains Reader  Robert L. Berner
Dan O’Brien, Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch  David Cremean
Melissa Walker, Living on Wilderness Time  Nathan Straight
Ann Ronald, Reader of the Purple Sage: Essays on Western Writers and Environmental Literature Susan A. C. Rosen
Barbara J. Cook, ed., From the Center of Tradition: Critical Perspectives on Linda Hogan Vanessa Hall 
Research in Western American Literature, 2002 and 2003 Jan Roush

Summer 2004 (vol. 39, no. 2)

ESSAYS
“Stay Calm, Be Brave, Wait for the Signs”: Sign-Offs and Send-Ups in the Fiction of Thomas King Bud Hirsch
Capturing the Identity in Ink: The Captives of Olive Oatman Jennfier Putzi
Deterministic Chaos in Ed Abbey’s Desert Solitaire Rod Romesburg
ESSAY REVIEW
Ranching the Literary West: New Perspectives on an Old Way of Life Brandon R. Schrand
BOOK REVIEWS
Lorraine Anderson and Thomas S. Edwards, 
At Home on This Earth: Two Centuries of U.S. Women’s Nature Writing
Susan Lucas
Joni Adamson, Mei Mei Evans, and Rachel Stein, eds.,
The Environmental Justice Reader: Politics, Poetics, and Pedagogy
Jennifer A. Peeples
Dana Phillips, The Truth of Ecology: Nature Culture and Literature in America Christopher Schaberg
Michael P. Branch and Scott Slovic, eds., The ISLE Reader: Ecocriticism 1993?2003 O. Alan Weltzien
David Peterson, Writing Naturally: A Down-to-EarthGuide to Nature Writing Richard Hunt
Sherry L. Smith, ed., The Future of the Southern Plains Robert Murray Davis
Nicholas O’Connell, On Sacred Ground: The Spirit of Place Nancy Pagh
Leland Krauth, Mark Twain and Company: Six Literary Relations and Joseph L Coulombe, Mark Twain and the American West Jason G. Horn
Fred Kaplan, The Singular Mark Twain: A Biography Charles L. Crow
Dana Gioia, ed., Selected Short Stories of Weldon Kees and 
James Reidel,  Vanishing Act: The Life and Art of Weldon Kees
Rod Phillips
Gary Topping, Utah Historians and the Reconstruction of Western History Jared Farmer
José F. Aranda, When We Arrive: A New Literary History of Mexican America John M. González

Fall 2004 (vol. 39, no. 3)
ESSAYS
The Radical Geography of Silko’s Almanac of the Dead Alex Hunt
Disrupting a Story of Loss:
Charles Eastman and Nicholas Black Elk Narrate Survivance

Lisa Tatonetti

Riprap of Things: Subject and Object
in Gary Snyder’s Early Poetry

Louise Mills

ESSAY REVIEW
Many Wests: Photographic Images of Western Peoples Elizabeth Hutchinson
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
W. Scott Olsen, Gravity, the Allure of Distance: Essays on the Act of Travel and Catharine Savage Brosman, Finding Higher Ground: A Life of Travels Lars Erik Larson
David Wrobel, Promised Lands: Promotion, Memory, and the Creation of the American West Matthew Bokovoy
H. Lee Barnes, The Lucky Cheryll Glotfelty
Paul Russell Curtright, Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists and Paul A. Johnsgard, Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains: A Natural History Leo J. Mahoney
Dorothy Hubbard Schweider, Growing Up with the Town: Family & Community on the Great Plains Jackie Pugh Kogan
Bill Sherwonit, Denali: A Literary Anthology Mikel Vause
Kevin Starr, Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace 1940–1950 Charles L. Crow

Winter 2005 (Vol. 39, no. 4)
ESSAYS
Native American Oral Practice and the Popular Novel;
or, Why Mourning Dove Wrote a Western
Victoria Lamont
Wister’s “Life among the Lowly” and Anglocentrism Kenneth Alan Hovey
New Fences on the Dust: Photography and Wallace Stevens’s “Rage for Order” in Walt McDonald’s Whatever the Wind Delivers Helen F. Maxson
ESSAY REVIEW  
Blackfeet Pedagogy Bud Hirsch
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Tom Trusky, James Castle: His Life and Art
Brandon R. Schrand
Linda K. Karell, Writing Together/Writing Apart: Collaboration in Western American Literature Philip R. Coleman-Hull
Neil Campbell, The Cultures of the American New West Matt Burkhart
Lynn Riggs, The Cherokee Night and Other Plays David Fenimore
Glen A. Love, Practical Ecocriticism: Literature, Biology, and the Environment David Mazel
Kate Phillips, Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life Wendy Witherspoon
Sean Belanger, Modoc Sundance Dale Metcalfe
Andrew Brodie Smith, Shooting Cowboys and Indians: Silent Western Films, American Culture, and the Birth of Hollywood Robert Murray Davis
Rosaura Sánchez and Beatrice Pita, eds., Conflicts of Interest: The Letters of María Amparo Ruiz de Burton Michelle P. Baca
O. Alan Weltzien, ed., The Literary Art and Activism of Rick Bass Scott Herring
Sandra Day O’Connor and H. Alan Day, Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest Barbara “Barney” Nelson
Diane Smith, Pictures from an Expedition O. Alan Weltzien
Arturo Islas (Frederick Luis Aldama, ed.), Arturo Islas: The Uncollected Works Curtis Marez


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