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Spring 1977 (vol. 12, no. 1)

“Post Mortem”: “The Poet Is Dead” Frederic I. Carpenter
John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row: A Reconsideration Jackson J. Benson
Riders of Judgement: An Exercise in Ontological Criticism Max Westbrook
Sons of Oliver Edwards; or, The Other American Hero Michael D. Butler
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Southwest Classics: The Creative Literature of the Arid Lands; Essays on the Books and Their Writers, by Lawrence Clark Powell Tom Pilkington
In This Wild Water: The Suppressed Poems of Robinson Jeffers, by James Shebl Frederic I. Carpenter
The Collected Poems: 1956-1974, by Edward Dorn; Gathering the Tribes, by Carolyn Forché L. L. Lee
Selected Writings of Edward S. Curtis: Excerpts from Volumes I-XX of the North American Indian, edited by Barry Gifford Brian W. Dippie
Mark Twain’s Notebooks and Journals, Volume I, edited by Frederick Anderson, Michael B. Frank, and Kenneth M. Sanderson Max Westbrook
Climbing in North America, by Chris Jones Thomas J. Lyon
Mountain Sheep and Man in the Northern Wilds, by Valerius Geist Merrill Lewis
The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London Richard W. Etulain
The Long Trail: How Cowboys & Longhorns Opened the West, by Gardner Soule Orlan Sawey
Windsinger, by Gary M. Smith Mary Ellen Ackerman
B. Traven: An Introduction, by Michael L. Baumann Robert B. Olafson
The Selected Poems of Gwendolen Haste Martin Bucco
James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest, by Albro Martin Howard Lachtman
The Names: A Memoir, by N. Scott Momaday Elton Miles

Summer 1977 (vol. 12, no. 2)

Emerson Hough as Conservationist and Muckraker Delbert E. Wylder
Robinson Jeffers: Apocalypse and His “Inevitable Place” Edward A. Nickerson
Predators in Literature Gerald Haslam
Fascists in Fiction: Two Early Novels of Mari Sandoz Scott L. Greenwell
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Land of Clear Light, by Michael Jenkinson Edward Abbey

The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex, edited by Charles W. Harris and Buck Rainey

Richard D. Keller
Folklore of Canada, by Edith Fowke Orlan Sawey
Tales of the Big Bend, by Elton Miles Edwin W. Gaston, Jr.
A Taste of the Knife, by Marnie Walsh Joseph B. McCollough
Hearts Made Glad: The Charges of Intemperance against Joseph Smith the Mormon Prophet (and Folkes that Dronken ben of Ale), by LaMar Petersen Levi S. Peterson
Poets West: Contemporary Poems from the Eleven Western States, edited by Lawrence Spingarn; New and Selected Poems, by Peggy Pond Church Alice G. Hart
Lewis and Clark: Historic Places Associated with Their Transcontinental Exploration (1804–06), by Roy E. Appleman Starr Jenkins
Airlift to Wounded Knee, by Bill Zimmerman Thomas J. Lyon
ARCHETYPE WEST: The Pacific Coast as a Literary Region, by William Everson Gerald Haslam
Shabegok, by Jaime de Angulo, edited by Bob Callahan; How the World Was Made, by Jaime de Angulo, edited by Bob Callahan Barry Gifford
The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights, from the Winchester Manuscripts fo Thomas Malory, by John Steinbeck Robert E. Morsberger
The Education of Little Tree, by Forrest Carter Orlan Sawey
Desert Notes: Reflections in the Eye of a Raven, by Barry Holstun Lopez Mary Ellen Ackerman
The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer, by Douglas C. Jones; Wind on the Buffalo Grass: The Indians” Own Account of the Battle at the Little Big Horn River and the Death of Their Life on the Plains, collected and edited by Leslie Tillett James V. Holleran
Song of the Pedernales: A Novel of Reconstruction in Texas, by John L. Mortimer Orlan Sawey
Los Angeles: Biography of a City, by John and LaRee Caughey Doyce B. Nunis, Jr.
“I Wish I Could Give My Son a Wild Raccoon,” edited by Eliot Wigginton Hector H. Lee

Fall 1977 (vol. 12, no. 3)

The East-West Theme in Dreiser’s An American Tragedy Martin Bucco
Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail: A Study in Cultural Prejudice L. Hugh Moore
Martin Eden: Jack London’s “Splendid Dream” Sam S. Baskett
Natural, Tribal, and Civil Law in Cooper’s The Prairie Mary E. Rucker
Essay Reviews Reviewed By
Dear Judas and Other Poems, by Robinson Jeffers, edited by Robert J. Brophy; The Double Axe and Other Poems, edited by William Everson and Bill Hotchkiss; The Women at Point Sur and Other Poems, by Robinson Jeffers, edited by Tim Hunt; Jeffers: The Sivaistic Vision, by Bill Hotchkiss Edward A. Nickerson
Jack London: The Man, the Writer, the Rebel, by Robert Barltrop; Jack London: A Reference Guide, by Joan Sherman Dale L. Walker
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Westen Writers Series, edited by Wayne Chatterton, James H. Maguire and Dale K. Boyer (no. 21–25): Edward F. Ricketts, by Richard Astro; Bill Nye: The Western Writings, by David B. Kesterson; Gertrude Atherton, by Charlotte S. McClure; Hamlin Garland: The Far West, by Robert Gish; John G. Neihardt, by Lucile F. Aly Martin Bucco
Truck, by John Jerome Craig George
Masks, by Gerald Haslam Tom Pilkington
Ceremony, by Leslie Marmon Silko Jack L. Davis
Seeing Castaneda: Reactions to the “Don Juan” Writings of Carlos Castaneda, edited by Daniel C. Noel Thomas J. Lyon
Petroglyphs, by Sam Hamill; The Catch, by George Bowering; Selected Poems, by Lucien Stryk Gary Nabhan
John Steinbeck: A Dictionary of His Fictional Characters, edited by Tetsumaro Hayashi Elroy Bode
Rivertrip, by Rita Deanin Abbey, introduction by Frank Waters Charles L. Adams
The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West, by Edward Abbey; The John McPhee Reader, edited by William L. Howarth Thomas J. Lyon
Shifting World: Social Change and Nostalgia in the American Novel, by David C. Stineback Martin Bucco
Lone Star Universe: The First Anthology of Texas Science Fiction, edited by George W. Proctor and Steven Utley Don Graham
The Mystery of B. Traven, by Judy Stone Robert B. Olafson
Charles F. Lummis: Crusader in Corduroy, by Dudley Gordon; Charles F. Lummis: The Man and His West, by Thurbesé Lummis Fiske and Keith Lummis Sidney Jenson
The Mesa of Flowers, by Harold Courlander Orlan Sawey
Fred Rosenstock: A Legend in Books and Art, by Donald E. Bower, foreword by Frank Waters Sam Weller
Buffalo and Other Stories, by Wayne Ude Salley McCluskey

Winter 1978 (vol. 12, no. 4)

“The Thing Not Named” in The Professor’s House Barbara Wild
The Bear‘s Son Folk Tale in When the Legends Die and House Made of Dawn Nora Baker Barry
Learning the Hard Way in James Dickey’s Deliverance Don Kunz
Annual Bibliography Richard D. Keller
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Mind-Reader: New Poems, by Richad Wilbur; The Compass Flower, by W. S. Merwin L. L. Lee
The Taste of Time, by Ferol Egan Richard C. Poulsen
The Killdeer Crying: Selected Poems of William Barney, edited and introduced by Dave Oliphant Don Graham
Who Is Teddy Villanova? by Thomas Berger Warren French
Learn to Love the Haze, by Robert Roripaugh; Sundance at Dusk, by Al Purdy Morton L. Ross
Dance Me Outside, by W. P. Kinsella Terry Andrews Lasansky
Cumberland Station, by Dave Smith Veneta Nielsen
Sunlight and Storm: The Great American Plains, by Alexander B. Adams Jack Hafer
A Fringe of Leaves, by Patrick White Stephen Tatum
On Us, by Douglas Woolf L. L. Lee
Stephen Crane’s Artistry, by Frank Bergon Robert Glen Deamer
Solitudes, by R. G. Vliet Don Graham
A Study Guide to Steinbeck’s THE LONG VALLEY, edited by Tetsumaro Hayashi Arthur Frietzsche
Farther Off from Heaven, by William Humphrey George D. Hendricks
The Carmen Miranda Memorial Flagpole, by Gerald Rosen Barry Gifford
Gary Snyder, by Bob Steuding Bert Almon
The Last Cattle Drive, by Robert Day James F. Hoy
Western Writers of America: Silver Anniversary Anthology, edited by August Lenniger; Spurs: Western Writers of America, introduction by S. Omar Barker Dale L. Walker
Fresh Meat/Warm Weather, by Joyce Eliason Alan Crooks
The Manly-Hearted Woman, by Frederick Manfred Mick McAllister
Wilderness Calling: The Hardeman Family in the American Westward Movement, 1750–1900, by Nicholas Perkins Hardeman Robert L. Hungarland
The Way to the Old Sailors Home, by Thomas Baird; The Badgers of Summercombe, by Ewan Clarkson Robert A. Roripaugh
Hamlin Garland’s Observations on the American Indian, 1895–1905, edited by Lonnie E. Underhill and Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr. Patricia Ann Owens

Spring 1978 (vol. 13, no. 1)

Jack Schaefer: The Writer as Ecologist Fred Erisman
Sex on the Lone Prairee C. L. Sonnichsen
You Can’t Go Home: Jeremiah Johnson and the Wilderness Mick McAllister
Zane Grey: A Literary Reassessment Gary Topping
Change of Purpose in the Novels of Louis L’Amour John D. Nesbitt
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Twentieth-Century American West: A Potpourri, by Gene M. Gressley Robert G. Athearn
The Thin Mountain Air, by Paul Horgan Mary Washington
The Genuine Article, A. B. Guthrie Jr. Robert Gish
Nevada, A History, by Robert Laxalt Ann Ronald
Light Years, by J. M. Ferguson, Jr. Dowling G. Campbell
The Old Ways, by Gary Snyder Thomas J. Lyon
The Wishing Bone Cycle, by Howard A. Norman John Trimbur
Mexico and the Hispanic Southwest in American Literature, by Cecil Robinson Rudolph Gomez
Fig Tree John: An Indian in Fact and Fiction, by Peter G. Beidler Wayne Ude
A British Ranchero in Old California: Henry Dalton and the Rancho Azusa, by Sheldon G. Jackson Arthur Frietzsche
The Texans, by James Conaway Max Westbrook
Indian Dances of North America, by Reginald and Gladys Laubin Thomas J. Lyon
The Bradbury Chronicles; Harlan Ellison, Unrepentant Harlequin; Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in His Own Land, by George Edgar Slusser; John D. MacDonald and the Colorful World of Travis McGee, by Frank D. Campbell Jr. Robert E. Morsberger
In the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods, by Galen Rowell Thomas J. Lyon
Crooked Road: The Story of the Alaska Highway, by David A. Remley Geary Hobson
Headlands, Rising, by Robert Krieger; Winter Constellations, by Richard Blessing; Corners in the Glass, by Ralph Gustafson Hemant Kulkarni
Survival: Life and Art of the Alaskan Eskimo, by Barbara Lipton Jim Green
Crinoline to Calico, by Nan Heacock Roy W. Meyer
A World by Itself: The Pastoral Moment in Cooper’s Fiction, by H. Daniel Peck Michael D. Butler
The Midland: A Venture in Literary Regionalism, by Milton M. Reigelman Richard W. Etulain
Selected Writings of Joaquine Miller, edited with intro and notes by Alan Rosenus Richard W. Etulain

Summer 1978 (vol. 13, no. 2)

From ‘Mythic’ to ‘Fictive’ in a Nez Perce Orpheus Myth Jarold Ramsey
Endings in Contemporary American Indian Fiction David B. Espey
Willa Cather’s Archbishop: A Western and Classical Perspective John J. Murphy
Joseph Wood Krutch: Persistent Champion of Man and Nature Paul N. Pavich
“Gravy Says A Lot”: The Poetry of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Gerald Haslam
Essay Review Reviewed By
Coyote Was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon Country, compiled and edited by Jarold Ramsey Barre Toelken
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Alaska Crude: Visions of the Last Frontier, by Kenneth Andrasko Margaret E. Murie
Wallace Stegner, by Forest G. and Margaret G. Robinson Kerry Ahearn
31 Letters and 13 Dreams, by Richard Hugo Michael Allen
Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle, by Katie Lee Louie W. Attebery
Thoreau and the American Indians, by Robert F. Sayre Thomas J. Lyon
No Other Country, by Al Purdy Brian W. Dippie
John G. Neihardt: A Critical Biography, by Lucile F. Aly Billie Wahlstrom
The Language of the Railroader, by Ramon F. Adams G. Franklin Ackerman
ESKIMO ART: Tradition and Innovation in North Alaska, by Dorothy Jean Ray; Indian Artists at Work, by Ulli Steltzer Bart Robinson
The Reef Girl, by Zane Grey Gary Topping
Shining Clarity: God and Man in the Works of Robinson Jeffers, by Marlan Beilke Frederic I. Carpenter
A Dictionary of the Old West, by Peter Watts Richard C. Poulsen
Good Life in Hard Times: San Francisco’s 20’s and 30’s, by Jerry Flamm Kevin Starr
The Fork River Space Project, by Wright Morris James K. Folsom
A Literary History of Iowa, by Clarence A. Andrews Richard W. Etulain
Travels in Southern California, by John Xántus Alan Kishbaugh
Garden in the Wind, by Gabrielle Roy, trans. Alan Brown Dick Harrison
Memories of the Alhambra, by Nash Candelaria Carlota Cárdenas de Dwyer
Taos, by Irwin R. Blacker Richard Moseley
Sex and Violence in the Canadian Novel, by John Moss John Donahue
My Seasons, by Haniel Long T. M. Pearce
Wyoming: A Bicentennial History, by T. A. Larson Robert A. Roripaugh
Handbook for Poets, by M. K. O’Brien Robert F. Richards
The Coyote: Defiant Songdog of the West, by Francois Leydet Paul T. Bryant
Frost in the Orchard, by Donald R. Marshall; The Blue Door & Other Stories, by Lawrence P. Spingarn Robert Gish
Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprize beyond the Rocky Mountains, by Washington Irving, edited by Richard Dilworth Rust Wayne R. Kime
As Ever: The Collected Correspondence of Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassady, edited by Barry Gifford Dennis McNally
The Sorcerer of Bolinas Reef, by Charles Reich Starr Jenkins

Fall 1978 (vol. 13, no. 3)

The Authentic Western Max Westbrook
The Tempered Romanticism of John Muir Harold P. Simonson
Stephen Crane, Eastern Outsider in the West and Mexico Jamie Robertson
One of Ours: Willa Cather’s Losing Battle Marilyn Arnold
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Island Between, by Margaret E. Murie, illustrated by Olaus J. Murie Jean Craighead George
Irving Stone’s Jack London: His Life, Sailor on Horseback (A Biography) and 28 Selected Jack London Stories, by Irving Stone and Jack London; Jack London, Sailor on Horseback: A Biography, by Irving Stone Dale L. Walker
Western Writers Series 26–30: Edited by Wayne Chatterton and James H. Maguire: E. W. Howe, by Martin Bucco; George Catlin, by Joseph R. Millichap; Josiah Gregg and Lewis H. Garrard, by Edward Halsey Foster; Edward Abbey, by Garth McCann; Charles Warren Stoddard, by Robert L. Gale Fred Erisman
Holy the Firm, by Annie Dillard Bobbie Burch Lemontt
Arrest Sitting Bull, by Douglas C. Jones James V. Holleran
Railroadin, Etc., by J. J. Greenbrier George Venn
I, Leo:—An Unfinished Novel, by Lew Welch; On Bread and Poetry: A Panel Discussion with Gary Snyder, Lew Welch, and Philip Whalen Albert Saijo
Utah: A History, by Charles S. Peterson Richard C. Poulsen
Howbah Indians, by Simon J. Ortiz Karl Kroeber
Ghost in the Wheels: Selected Poems, by Earle Birney Kristoffer F. Paulson
Unnamed Country: The Struggle for a Canadian Prairie Fiction, by Dick Harrison Roy W. Meyer
Patterns and Coincidences, a Sequel to All Is But a Beginning, by John G. Neihardt John T. Flanagan
The Westering Experience in American Literature: Bicentennial Essays, edited by Merrill Lewis and L. L. Lee Lucile F. Aly
Schoolboy, Cowboy, Mexican Spy, by Jay Monaghan Neal Lambert
Notes to a Bald Buffalo, by J. R. Milton Robert F. Richards
The Bough of Summer, by Duane Carr; The Grass Creek Chronicle, by Pat Carr; The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales, by Forrest Carter; The Chisholms: A Novel of the Journey West, by Evan Hunter; Don Q: A Novel, by José López Portillo, translated from the Spanish by Eliot Weinberger and Wilfrido Corral; Quetzalcoatl: A Novel, by José López Portillo, translated from the Spanish by Eliot Weinberger and Diana S. Goodrich; Walks Far Woman, by Colin Stuart Delbert E. Wylder
Transhominal Criticism, by E. R. Zietlow Thomas J. Lyon
The Last Cowboy, by Jane Kramer Olena H. Saciuk
In Time and Place, by Floyed C. Watkins Max Westbrook
The Assassination Bureau, Ltd., by Jack London, completed by Robert L. Fish Howard Lachtman
Texas Liveoak, by Paul Foreman; Yarbrough Mountain, by Karl Kopp; Granite Station, by Don Thompson Gerald Haslam
Bad Company, by Joseph Henry Jackson; Legends of the California Bandidos, by Angus MacLean Gerald Haslam
Tsuga’s Children, by Thomas Williams Sylvia Grider
Dreaming of Babylon, by Richard Brautigan Bobbie Burch Lemontt
The Way of an Indian, by Frederic Remington John W. Bailey

Winter 1979 (vol. 13, no. 4)

John G. Neihardt and the American Epic Lucile F. Aly
Hawthorne’s Dream in the Forest Robert Glen Deamer
Annual Bibliography Richard D. Keller
Research in Progress Richard Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Dodge City: The Most Western Town of All, by Odie B. Faulk Fred L. Lee
Heart Beat: My Life with Jack and Neal, by Carolyn Cassady John T. Murphy
The Trader on the American Frontier: Myth’s Victim, by Howard R. Lamar Joe B. Frantz
In Mediterranean Air, by Ann Stanford Ronald Vierling
Larry McMurtry, by Charles D. Peavy Alan F. Crooks
Jack: A Biography of Jack London, by Andrew Sinclair Earle Labor
Fair Blows the Wind, by Louis L’Amour William A. Bloodworth
Five on the Western Edge: An Anthology of Works from San Francisco, by Beau Beausoleil, Steve Brooks, Larry Felson, Hilton Obenzinger, and Stephen Vincent Thom Tammaro
Guns, Gold, & Caravans: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Fred Meyer Schroder, by Robert Easton Arthur Frietzsche
The Selected Poems of H. L. Davis, selected and edited by Orvis C. Burmaster, with a preface by Thomas Hornsby Ferril Paul T. Bryant
Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, by Fred R. Gowans Alan Sandy
Southwest: A Contemporary Anthology, edited by Karl and Jane Kopp and Bart Lanier Stafford III Dorys Crow Grover
The Worlds between Two Rivers: Perspectives in American Indians in Iowa, edited and with an introduction by Gretchen M. Bataille, David M. Gradwohl, and Charles L. P. Silet Sally McCluskey
Sister to the Sioux: The Memoirs of Elaine Goodale Eastman, 1885-91, edited by Kay Graber William E. Koch
Sun Tracks Four: Native American Perspectives, edited by Larry Evers Jack L. Davis
Desert Journal: Reflections of a Naturalist, by Raymond B. Cowles Mary Ellen Ackerman
Climbing Ice, by Yvon Chouinard Max Lyon
Stories That Could Be True: New and Collected Poems, by William Stafford; Writing the Australian Crawl: Views on the Writer’s Vocation, by William Staford Bert Almon
The Hidden Canyon: A River Journey, photographs by John Blaustein, with A Journal by Edward Abbey, and an Introduction by Martin Litton Jan Bakker
Words and Savages, by Ronald Robinson and Arthur Huseboe Kathryn R. Johnson

Spring 1979 (vol. 14, no. 1)

Richard Shelton: A Voice in the Wilderness Victor Contoski
The Dual Nature of Art in The Song of the Lark Ann Moseley
Jack Schaefer: The Evolution of Pessimism Michael Cleary
Sacred Sources in The Canyon Gerald Haslam
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Where the West Begins, edited by Arthur R. Huseboe and William Geyer John Milton
Lost Tribes and Promised Lands: The Origins of American Racism, by Ronald Sanders Jack L. Davis
Mystic Warriors of the Plains, by Thomas E. Mails Reginald Laubin
The Snow Leopard, by Peter Matthiessen Thomas J. Lyon
California Heartland: Writing from the Great Central Valley, edited by Gerald Haslam and James Houston, illustrated by Clayton Turner Howard Lachtman
The Horse Soldier 176-1943, vol. III, by Randy Steffen John Taylor
Swimming Man Burning, by Terrence Kilpatrick Tom Pilkington
Itinerary: Criticism, Essays on California Writers, edited by Charles Crow Forrest Robinson
Cowboy, by Ross Santee Stephen Tatum
Green Earth, by Frederick Manfred Waring Jones
Reinhabiting a Separate Country: A Bioregional Anthology of Northern California, edited by Peter Berg Kraig Klungness
H. L. Davis, by Paul T. Bryant Jan Harold Brunvand
The Elements of San Joaquin, by Gary Soto Jerry Bradley
American Indian Fiction, by Charles R. Larson Wayne Ude
The Novels of Wright Morris, by G. B. Crump Mary Washington
While Dancing Feet Shatter the Earth, by Keith Wilson Alan Steinberg
Riders to Cibola, by Norman Zollinger Geary Hobson
Captain Mayne Reid, by Joan Steele Michael T. Marsden
New Directions in Chicano Scholarship, by Ricardo Romo and Raymund Paredes Robert G. Lint
Triada, by Sam Hamill L. L. Lee
America’s Frontier Culture: Three Essays, by Ray A. Billington Lee Nash
In Search of Steinbeck, by Anne-Marie Schmitz Sal Noto
History and Utopia: A Study of the World View of James Fenimore Cooper, by Allan M. Axelrad Richard C. Poulsen
Decompressions: Selected Poems, by Philip Whalen; Off the Wall: Interviews with Philip Whalen, edited by Donald Allen Albert Saijo
Wintu Trails, by Helen Hogue, edited by Margaret M. Kardell Jacqueline Koenig
A Good Journey, by Simon J. Ortiz Geary Hobson
Studio, by Thomas Maremaa David M. Fine

Summer 1979 (vol. 14, no. 2)

The Roosevelt-Wister Connection: Some Notes on the Uses of History Forrest G. Robinson
The Huck Finn Swindle Barry A. Marks
Animals and Human Development in the Contemporary American Indian Novel Peter G. Beidler
A Bibliography of Western American Drama James H. Maguire
Essay Reviews Reviewed By
Towards a New American Poetics, by Ekbert Faas Max Westbrook
Western Women Writing: A Bride Goes West, by Nannie T. Alderson and Helena Huntington Smith; A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California, by Sarah Royce; Home below Hell’s Canyon, by Grace Jordan; A Lady’s Experience in the Wild West in 1883, by Rose Prender; Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart; Mollie: The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sanford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories, 1857-1866, by Mollie Dorsey Sanford; No Life for a Lady, by Agnes Morley Cleaveland Ann Ronald
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Starship and the Canoe, by Kenneth Brower Paul T. Bryant
Jack London: Essays in Criticism, edited by Ray Wilson Ownbey Dale L. Walker
A Whaler and Trader in the Arctic, by Arthur James Allen John Craighead George
Two in the Far North, by Margaret E. Murie, illustrated by Olaus J. Murie Beatrice K. Morton
The Lewis and Clark Trail: Retracing America’s Most Adventurous Journey, by Archie Satterfield, illustrated by Marilyn Weber Rex Robinson
Big Falling Snow, by Albert Yava James R. Hepworth
The Paradox of Pancho Villa, by Haldeen Braddy; Border Patrol: With the US Immigration Service on the Mexican Boundary 1910-54, by Clifford Alan Perkins, assisted by Nancy Dickey, edited by C. L. Sonnichsen Robert B. Olafson
From the High Plains, by John Fischer June O. Underwood
Growing Up in Iowa, by Clarence A. Andrews Robert Gish

Fall 1979 (vol. 14, no. 3)

Settlement Waves and Coordinate Forces in Shane James C. Work
California Heartland: Voice from the Great Central Valley Gerald Haslam
Woman on the Trail: Hough’s North of 36 Linda K. Downey
Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: The Fusion of Form and Content Ronald J. Lee
Book Reviews Reviewed By
A Concise Bibliography of English-Canadian Literature, compiled by Michael Gnarowski; On the Road Again, by David McFadden; Ragged Horizons, by Peter Trower Robert Thacker
Dakota Texts, edited by Ella C. Deloria, reprinted with deletions and with introductory notes by Agnes Picotte and Paul N. Pavich Jarold Ramsey
Speaking of Indians, by Ella C. Deloria, introductory notes by Agnes Picotte and Paul N. Pavich William Bloodworth
Of Wolves and Men, by Barry Holstun Lopez Mary Ellen Ackerman
The Scorched-Wood People, by Rudy Wiebe Delbert E. Wylder
Hanta Yo, by Ruth Beebe Hill William Bloodworth
Familiar as a Sparrow, by Veneta Leatham Nielsen May Swenson
Growing Up in North Dakota, edited by Patrick D. Morrow Clarence A. Glasrud
The Dime Novel Western, by Daryl Jones Gary Topping
The Last Good Kiss, by James Crumley James K. Folsom
Always Merry and Bright: The Life of Henry Miller, by Jay Martin Roger Jones
The Ghost Country: A Study of the Novels of Larry McMurtry, by Raymond Neinstein; Kerouac’s Town, by Barry Gifford; Zen in the Art of J. D. Salinger, by Gerald Rosen Gerald Haslam
Earthly Delights, Unearthly Adornments: American Writers as Image Makers, by Wright Morris Robert D. Harper
Wind in the Rock, by Ann Zwinger Michael P. Cohen
Rock and Hawk: Robinson Jeffers and the Romantic Agony, by William H. Nolte Jerry A. Herndon
Hispano Folklife of New Mexico, by Lorin W. Brown, with Charles L. Briggs and Marta Weigle Lynn Moncus
Women, Women Writers, and the West, edited by L. L. Lee and Merrill Lewis Helen Cox Thompson
Mirror for the Moon: A Selection of Poems by Saigyo (1118-1190), translated by William R. LaFleur Bert Almon
The Van Gogh Field and Other Stories, by William Kittredge Anthony Arthur
The Dark Range: A Naturalist’s Night Notebook, by David Rains Wallace Sabine Kremp
Everybody Gets Something Here, by Ken Mitchell Peter Stevens
Jack London: No Mentor But Myself, edited by Dale L. Walker Sal Noto
From Hopalong to Hud: Thoughts of Western Fiction, by C. L. Sonnichsen Tom Pilkington
Recapitulation, by Wallace Stegner Howad Lachtman
The Fiction of Frank Norris: The Aesthetic Context, by Don Graham Glen A. Love
The Surrounded, by D’Arcy McNickle, introduction by Lawrence W. Towner Wayne Ude
An American Original: The Life of J. Frank Dobie, by Lon Tinkle Henry L. Alsmeyer Jr.

Winter 1980 (vol. 14, no. 4)

Carlyle’s Presence in The Professor’s House Meredith R. Machen
Literary Extensions of the Formula Western William Bloodworth
Annual Bibliography Richard D. Keller
Research in Progress Richard Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Crayon Miscellany, by Washington Irving, edited by Dahlia Kirby Terrell Wayne R. Kime
The Western: A Collection of Critical Essays, edited by James K. Folsom Delbert E. Wylder
This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind, by Ivan Doig David Remley
Crossing Frontiers: Papers in American and Canadian Western Literature, edited by Dick Harrison Robert Thacker
Women Poets of the West: An Anthology, 1850-1950, edited by A. Thomas Trusky; introduction by Ann Stanford Ann Ronald
Blanco, by Allen Wier Don Graham
The Collected Writings of Frederic Remington, edited by Peggy and Harold Samuels William Gardner Bell
Benchmark and Blaze: The Emergence of William Everson, edited by Lee Bartlett Gary Holthaus
Charles Olson: Call Him Ishmael, by Paul Christensen, foreword by George F. Butterick John Trimbur
The War, the West, and the Wilderness, by Kevin Brownlow Thomas Sobchack
Boise Western Writers Series Nos. 31-35: Virginia Sorensen, by L. L. Lee and Sylvia B. Lee; Alfred Henry Lewis, by Abe D. Ravitz; Charles Alexander Eastman (Ohiyesa), by Marion W. Copeland; Ruth Suckow, by Abigail Ann Hamblen; Don Berry, by Glen A. Love Robert Gish
Mark Twain’s Last Years as a Writer, by William R. Macnaughton Patrick D. Morrow
The Plains Across, by John D. Unruh Jr. Don S. Bowers
Hello, La Jolla, by Edward Dorn; Cottonwood Moon, by Richard F. Fleck; The Dark Playground (Poems 1970-1978), by Lawrene P. Spingarn S. S. Moorty (S. Murthy Sikha)
Greasybear Songs, by Charles John Greasybear, selected and edited by Judson Crews and A. Thomas Trusky, introduction by J. Whitebird S. S. Moorty (S. Murthy Sikha)
Montana Gothic, by Dirck Van Sickle Peter Stevens
History of Wyoming, by T. A. Larson Gary Holthaus
Land’s End, by Kevin Starr Howard Lachtman

Spring 1980 (vol. 15, no. 1)

Feeding and Consuming in Garland’s Main-Travelled Roads David W. Hiscoe
Historical Fact and Literary Truth: The Problem of Authenticity in Western American Literature Jackson K. Putnam
“Only the eternal nothing of Space”: Richard Hugo’s West Michael Allen
Essay Review Reviewed By
Who Shall Be the Sun? Poems Based on the Lore, Legends and Myths of Northwest Coast and Plateau Indians, by David Wagoner Jarold Ramsey
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Desperadoes, by Ron Hansen Robert E. Morsberger
Pioneer Conservationists of Western America, by Peter Wild Michael McCloskey
The Rockies: High Where the Wind Is Lonely, photographs by Shin Sugino Rex E. Robinson
The Western Writings of Stephen Crane, edited by Frank Bergon Chester L. Wolford
The Ancient Ones, by Janet Lewis, drawings by Daniel M. Mendelowitz Charles L. Crow
A Study Guide to Steinbeck (Part II), edited by Tetsumaro Hayashi Arthur Frietzsche
Jack London: Selected Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories, annotated by Dick Weiderman, illustrated by Philip Craig Russell Richard W. Etulain
Literature against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society, by Gerald Graff William A. Bloodworth
Unnatural Axe: A Novel of Colorado, by Tom Huth James K. Folsom
Dateline Fort Bowie; Charles Fletcher Lummis Reports on an Apache War, edited by Dan L. Thrapp Arthur Frietzsche
Literary America, 1903-1934: The Mary Austin Letters, selected and edited by Thomas Matthews Pearce James H. Maguire
Belle Starr, by Speer Morgan William Bloodworth
Woman Chief, by Benjamin Capps Jack Schneider
Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930’s, by Donald Worster Jack Hafer
A Pictorial Life of Jack London, by Russ Kingman Howard Lachtman
He Who Hunted Birds in His Father’s Village, by Gary Snyder Thomas J. Lyon
Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters, by Bill O’Neal W. Eugene Hollon
Abbey’s Road, by Edward Abbey Tom Pilkington
Photography and the Old West, text by Karen Current, photographs selected and printed by William R. Current Stan Anderson
Hopi Painting: The World of the Hopi, by Patricia Janis Broder Jack L. Davis
The American Walk Book, by Jean Craighead George; A Literary Guide to the United States: West and Midwest, by Rita Stein; A Literary Guide to the United States: South and Southwest, by Rita Stein Robert Roripaugh
California and the West, by Charis Wilson and Edward Weston Thomas J. Lyon

Summer 1980 (vol. 15, no. 2)

Eugene Manlove Rhodes: Ken Kesey Passed by Here Mark Busby
A Critical Approach to Plains Poetry James R. Saucerman
Gary Snyder’s Descent to Turtle Island: Searching for Fossil Love L. Edwin Folsom
Remarks on the Western Stance of Stephen Crane Robert Glen Deamer
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Gertrude Atherton, by Charlotte S. McClure Forrest G. Robinson and Margaret G. Robinson
Filaree, by Marguerite Noble Bobbie Burch Lemontt
Bret Harte, Literary Critic, by Patrick D. Morrow Henry Hahn
The Executioner’s Song, by Norman Mailer Mark Royden Winchell
Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity, by Gregory Bateson Thomas J. Lyon
The Half-Blood: A Cultural Symbol in 19th-Century American Fiction, by William J. Scheick Warren French
Readings in American Folklore, edited by Jan Harold Brunvand Patricia Gardner
Lawrence, Greene, and Lowry: The Fictional Landscape of Mexico, by Douglas W. Veitch Robert B. Olafson
Steinbeck and Covici, The Story of a Friendship, by Thomas Fensch Robert E. Morsberger

Fall 1980 (vol. 15, no. 3)

“Bubbs Creek Haircut”: Gary Snyder’s “Great Departure” in Mountains and Rivers without End Anthony Hunt
The Art of Ruth Suckow’s “A Start in Life” Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Cultural Regionalism and Chicano Literature Carlota Cárdenas de Dwyer
Finding the Center of the Earth: Satire, History, and Myth in Little Big Man Michael Cleary
Essay Review Reviewed By
Ten Poets: A Review Dale K. Boyer
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Continental Drift, by James D. Houston Gerald Haslam
So Sweet to Labor: Rural Women in America, 1865-1895, by Norton Juster; Frontier Women: The Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-1880, by Julie Roy Jeffrey Billie J. Wahlstrom
The Death of Jim Loney, by James Welch Paul N. Pavich
The Alaskan Bird Sketches of Olaus Murie, with excerpts from his field notes, compiled and edited by Margaret E. Murie Gary Holthaus
The Collected Stories of Amado Muro, by Amado Jesus Muro Gerald Haslam
The Wind Blows Free, by Frederick Manfred George F. Day
History of the Westward Movement, by Frederick Merk Gary Topping
Folklore from Kansas: Customs, Beliefs, and Superstitions, by William E. Koch Jan Harold Brunvand
Jack London’s Scorn of Women: World Premiere Booklet, edited by Marlan Beilke Howard Lachtman
The River Between, by Lawrence Clark Powell; People of the Sun: Some Out-of-Fashion Southwesterners, text by Marc Simmons; photography by Buddy Mays; foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell Richard Moseley
Shaman’s Daughter, by Nan F. Salerno and Rosamond M. Vanderburgh Mary Ellen Ackerman
The Holdouts, by William Decker Delbert E. Wylder
There Ain’t No Such Animal and Other East Texas Tales, by Bill Brett James M. Day
Jack London’s First Editions: A Chronological Reference Guide, by James E. Sisson III and Robert W. Martens Richard W. Etulain
The American Indian in Short Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography, by Peter G. Beidler and Marion F. Egge; American Indian Poetry, by Helen Addison Howard; American Indian Literature: An Anthology, edited and with an introduction by Alan R. Velie Wayne Ude
At the Home Altar, by Robert Hedin Gary Holthaus

Winter 1981 (vol. 15, no. 4)

The Pattern of Willa Cather’s Novels Susan J. Rosowski
The Fool Figure in Willa Cather’s Fiction Paul Comeau
Annual Bibliography Richard D. Keller
Research in Western American Literature Richard H. Cracroft
Essay Review Reviewed By
Discovering Pacific Northwest Writing: Contemporary Northwest Writing, edited by Roy Carlson; An Anthology of Northwest Writing 1900-1950, edited by Michael Strelow; Northwest Perspectives: Essays on the Culture of the Pacific Northwest, edited by Edwin R. Bingham and Glen A. Love Merrill Lewis
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Southwest, by David Lavender Edwin W. Gaston
Track of the Grizzly, by Frank C. Craighead Jr. Coralie Beyers
Letters of Henry Miller and Wallace Fowlie (1943-1972); Book of Friends, by Henry Miller; Joey, by Henry Miller Roger Jones
Plains Song: For Female Voices, by Wright Morris Jack Hafer
Aransas, by Stephe Harrigan William Bloodworth
Selected Poems, by Richard Hugo Michael Allen
Peckinpah: The Western Films, by Paul Seydor Mark Busby
Inyo-Sierra Passage, by Jack Rowe Paul T. Bryant
White Center, by Richard Hugo; The Right Madness on Skye, by Richard Hugo Michael Allen
Secret Go the Wolves, by R. D. Lawrence George H. Tweney
Vision Quest, by Terry Davis William Bloodworth
Vienna Blood & other poems, by Jerome Rothenberg; To the Natural World, by Genevieve Taggard; Water and Stone, by R. G. Vliet; Country Boy, by Max Westbrook James R. Saucerman

Spring 1981 (vol. 16, no. 1)

Poetry and History in Neihardt’s Cycle of the West Lucile F. Aly
The Inhumanism of Robinson Jeffers Frederic I. Carpenter
William Eastlake’s First Novel: An Account of the Making of Go in Beauty Don Graham
James Kirke Paulding: Myth and the Middle Ground Leland S. Person Jr.
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Real Work: Interviews & Talks 1964-1979, by Gary Snyder, edited by Scott McLean Bert Almon
Only One Point of the Compass: Willa Cather in the Northeast, by Marion Marsh Brown and Ruth Crone Susan J. Rosowski
Jack London on the Road: The Tramp Diary and Other Hobo Writings, edited by Richard W. Etulain Howard Lachtman
Jacob Hamblin: Mormon Apostle to the Indians, by Juanita Brooks; Sixshooters and Sagebrush: Cowboy Stories of the Southwest, by Rowland W. Rider Charles S. Peterson
The Novel of the American West, by John R. Milton Max Westbrook
A Day Late, by Carolyn Doty Janis Helbert
The Life and Adventures of John Muir, by James Mitchell Clarke William F. Kimes
In the Strong Woods: A Season Alone in the North Country, by Paul Lehmberg Mary Ellen Ackerman
American Roads, by Freya Manfred Robert Gish
The Masks of Drought, by William Everson Marlan Beilke
Is This Naomi? And Other Stories, by L. D. Clark Mildred R. Bennett
Blue Sunrise, by Bert Almon Sam Hamill
No Time but Place: A Prairie Pastoral, by Jeff and Jessica Pearson, photographs by John W. Manos Paul Lehmberg
Easy Favors, by Neil Claremon Paul Varner
Creek Mary’s Blood, by Dee Brown Paul Pavich
An Apache Odyssey: Indeh, by Eve Ball with Nora Henn and Lynda Sanchez Gretchen Ronnow
Sinclair Ross, by Lorraine McMullen Peter Stevens
Sign of a Promise, by James C. Schaap Terry Andrews Lasansky
Appaloosa Rising: The Legend of the Cowboy Buddha, by Gino Sky James H. Maguire
Era of Exploration: The Rise of Landscape Photography in the American West, 1860-1885, by Weston J. Naef Shelley Armitage
Gold Dust, by Donald Dale Jackson William F. Kimes
Grand Canyon: An Anthology, compiled by Bruce Babbitt, illustrations from the Emery Kolb Collection Jacqueline Koenig
Jack Smith’s L.A., by Jack Smith John Trimbur
Anna’s Song, by Arthur Oberg Samuel Iriving Bellman
Mary Hallock Foote, by Lee Ann Johnson James H. Maguire
Ride South!, by C. H. Haseloff John D. Nesbitt
The Women Who Made the West, by the Western Writers of America Ann Ronald
Wind from an Enemy Sky, by D’Arcy McNickle Jack W. Schneider

Summer 1981 (vol. 16, no. 2)

“Moderate Extremism”: Edward Abbey and “The Moon-Eyed Horse” Jerry A. Herndon
The Inconsistent Octopus Robert E. Morsberger
Ambivalent Warriors in The Octopus Robert Micklus
Manfred’s Elof Lofblom Nancy Nelson McCord
Essay Reviews Reviewed By
White Corn Sister, by Peter Blue Cloud Clem Rawlins
The Kerouac Boom: The Beat Generation, by Bruce Cook; Kerouac: A Biography, by Ann Charters; Visions of Kerouac, The Life of Jack Kerouac, by Charles E. Jarvis; Jack Kerouac, Prophet of the New Romanticism, by Robert A. Hipkiss; Naked Angels: The Lives and Literature of the Beat Generation, by John Tytell; Jack’s Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac, by Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee; Jack Kerouac, by Harry Russell Huebel; Desolate Angel: A Biography of Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America, Dennis McNally David Stanley
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Beyond Geography: The Western Spirit against the Wilderness, by Frederick Turner Joan Nice
Good News, by Edward Abbey Jerry A. Herndon
Zane Grey--Born to the West: A Reference Guide, by Kenneth W. Scott Gary Topping
The South Corner of Time: Hopi, Navajo, Papago, Yaqui Tribal Literature, edited by Larry Evers et al. Jack L. Davis
The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation, by Henry Miller Donald Gutierrez
Sons of Adam, by Frederick Manfred Beatrice K. Morton
The Don Juan Papers, by Richard de Mille Thomas J. Lyon
Incident at Eagle Ranch: Man and Predator in the American West, by Donald G. Schueler Paul T. Bryant
Idle Weeds, The Life of a Sandstone Ridge, by David Rains Wallace Sabine Kremp
Sacagawea of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, by Ella E. Clark and Margot Edmonds Rex E. Robinson
The Secret of the Sierra Madre: The Man Who Was B. Traven, by Will Wyatt Robert B. Olafson
This Song Remembers, edited by Jane B. Katz James R. Hepworth
Thomas Moran: Watercolors of the American West, text and catalogue raisonné by Carol Clark William Gardner Bell
Bret Harte: A Reference Guide, by Linda D. Barnett Patrick D. Morrow
New Native American Drama: Three Plays, by Hanay Geiogamah Tom King
Woman Poet, edited by Carolyn Kizer; Selected Poems, by Hazel Hall Veneta Leatham Nielsen
Man Meets Grizzly: Encounters in the Wild from Lewis and Clark to Modern Times, gathered by F. M. Young and edited by Coralie Beyers Karl E. Young
This Tree Will Be Here for a Thousand Years, by Robert Bly James R. Saucerman
The Apaches: Eagles of the Southwest, by Donald Worcester Stan Steiner
Yellowfish, by John Keeble Robert B. Olafson
The Wolf and the Buffalo, by Elmer Kelton Dorys Grover
Music for Chameleons, by Truman Capote Mark Royden Winchell
Big Sioux Pioneers, edited by Arthur R. Huseboe Kathryn E. R. Johnson
Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America, by Ivan Doig Harold P. Simonson
Ursus Major, by Roberta Smoodin Katharine M. Morsberger

Fall 1981 (vol. 16, no. 3)

Max Brand’s West William A. Bloodworth Jr.
Faking the Pumpkin: On Jerome Rothenberg’s Literary Offenses William M. Clements
Ritual and Murder in Tony Hillerman’s Indian Detective Novels Ellen Strenski and Robley Evans
Violence in Old Jules and Slogum House Rosemary Whitaker
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Ranchers: A Book of Generations, by Stan Steiner James F. Hoy
One Night Stand and Other Poems, by Jack Spicer; Enough Said: Poems 1974-79, by Philip Whalen John Trimbur
The Wages of Sin, by Gerald Haslam Bill Baines
Showdown: Confronting Modern America in the Western Film, by John H. Lenihan Paul A. Hutton
Luke Short, by Robert L. Gale John D. Nesbitt
Boise State Western Writer’s Series Nos. 41-45: Janet Lewis, by Charles L. Crow; Tom Robbins, by Mark Siegel; Joaquin Miller, by Benjamin S. Lawson; Dorothy Johnson, by Judy Alter; Leslie Marmon Silko, by Per Seyersted Arthur Frietzsche
American Indian Archery, by Reginald and Gladys Laubin Larry Dean Olsen
Bibliography of the Sioux, by Jack W. Marken and Herbert T. Hoover Clyde A. Milner II
Nomad: George A. Custer in Turf, Field, and Farm, edited by Brian W. Dippie William Price
Basin and Range, by John McPhee; Hiking the Great Basin, by John Hart Thomas J. Lyon
Joaquin Murrieta and His Horse Gangs, by Frank F. Latta Gerald Haslam
Klondike Lost: A Decade of Photographs by Kinsey & Kinsey, by Norm Bolotin Bart Robinson
The Red Snow, by James Greiner John C. George
Finding the Sky, by José Paul Varner
South by West: A Galaxy of Southwestern and Western Scenes and Portraits, by Everett A. Gillis Paul Varner
Animae, by Sam Hamill J. Taylor
The Disputed Lands: A History of the American West, by Alexander B. Adams J. K. Putnam
Lew Wallace: Militant Romantic, by Robert E. and Katharine M. Morsberger Joseph C. Porter
Eagles over Big Sur, by Jack Curtis David W. Madden
From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas, by John Graves Sabine Kremp
Edward S. Curtis in the Land of the War Canoes: A Pioneer Cinematographer in the Pacific Northwest, by Bill Holm and George Irving Quimby Thomas Sobchack
The Many-Forked Branch, by Ewan Clarkson Ann Schimpf
Clearing of the Mist, by Richard F. Fleck Bill Baines
Cuentos: Tales from the Hispanic Southwest, by José Griego y Maestas, translated by Rudolfo A. Anaya Robert G. Lint

On the Trail: The Life and Tales of “Lead Steer” Potter, by Jean M. Burroughs, original stories by Col. Jack Potter

Patricia Ann Owens
Will James: The Last Cowboy Legend, by Anthony Amaral James R. Nicholl

Winter 1982 (vol. 16, no. 4)

Nietzschean Psychology in London’s The Sea-Wolf Michael Qualtiere
Coordinate Forces in “The Leader of the People” James C. Work
Annual Bibliography Richard D. Keller
Research in Western American Literature Richard H. Cracroft
Essay Review

Reviewed By

Charters and Poets: Winters, Swallow, Drummond:
The Republic of Letters: A History of Postwar American Literary Opinion
, by Grant Webster; New and Selected Poems 1938-1978, by Donald Drummond

Martin Bucco
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Bendigo Shafter, by Louis L’Amour; Comstock Lode, by Louis L’Amour John D. Nesbitt
Interviews and Views, both by Edward Dorn, edited by Donald Allen; Later, by Robert Creeley Dale K. Boyer
No Moving Parts, by Susan Strayer Deal Katharine W. Cohen
Traditional Literatures of the American Indian, edited by Karl Kroeber; Karok Myths, by A. L. Kroeber and E. W. Gifford Jack L. Davis
Thirteen Tales of Terror by Jack London, edited and introduced by John Perry Howard Lachtman
The Pretend Indians: Images of Native Americans in the Movies, edited by Gretchen M. Bataille and Charles L. P. Silet; Images of the Mexican American in Fiction and Film, by Arthur G. Pettit, edited by Dennis E. Showalter William A. Bloodworth Jr.
Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier, by Joanna L. Stratton Diane Quantic
The Medicine Calf, by Bill Hotchkiss Robert E. Morsberger
Annapurna--a Woman’s Place, by Arlene Blum Marjane Ambler
Winter of the Salamander, by Ray Young Bear Paul N. Pavich
Gleanings in Europe: Switzerland, by James Fenimore Cooper, historical intro and notes by Robert E. Spiller and James F. Beard; The Pioneers, by James Fenimore Cooper, historical intro and notes by James Franklin Beard; Gleanings in Europe: Italy, by James Fenimore Cooper, historical intro and notes by John Conron and Constance Ayers Denne; The Pathfinder, by Jame Fenimore Cooper, edited with a historical intro by Richard Dilworth Rust Richard C. Poulsen
Jumping-Off Place, by Baine Kerr Cynthia A. Carlisle
Concerning Western Poetry, edited by Merrill Lewis Clinton Larson
American Genesis: The American Indian and the Orgins of Modern Man, by Jeffrey Goodman Paul Riesman
To Touch the Water, by Gretel Ehrlich Alice G. Hart
Cold Wind River, by Kent Nelson James K. Folsom
National Parks: The American Experience, by Alfred Runte John Robert Leo

Spring 1982 (vol. 17, no. 1)

A Willa Cather Issue

Cather’s Archbishop and Travel Writing David Stouck
St. Peter and the World All before Him Missy Dehn Kubitschek
Godfrey St. Peter and Eugene Delacroix: A Portrait of the Artist in The Professor’s House? L. Brent Bohlke
Willa Cather’s Bodies for Ghosts Mildred R. Bennett
Willa Cather and Catholic Themes John J. Murphy
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Mountain Dialogues, by Frank Waters Charles L. Adams
A River No More: The Colorado River and the West, by Philip L. Fradkin Ann H. Zwinger
Writers in Residence: American Authors at Home, by Glynne Robinson Betts, with an introduction by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt John J. Murphy
The Life of D. H. Lawrence, by Keith Sagar Donald Gutierrez
News of the Universe: Poems of Twofold Consciousness, edited by Robert Bly Lee Bartlett
Will’s Boy: A Memoir, by Wright Morris Mary Washington
Songs for the Harvester of Dreams, by Duane Niatum L. L. Lee
Walt Whitman’s Western Jaunt, by Walter H. Eitner James R. Nicholl
Ecotopia Emerging, by Ernest Callenbach Thomas J. Lyon
Southwest Fiction, edited by Max Apple David Johnson
On the Border: Portraits of America’s Southwestern Frontier, by Tom Miller Dorothy Schmidt
Mexicano Resistance in the Southwest: “The Sacred Right of Self-Preservation,” by Robert J. Rosenbaum Dorothy Schmidt
40 Years’ Gatherin’s, by Spike Van Cleve Coralie Beyers
Slade’s Glacier, by Robert F. Jones John Magee
Endless Life: Selected Poems, by Lawrence Ferlinghetti John Trimbur
Above Timberline: A Wildlife Biologist’s Rocky Mountain Journal, by Dwight Smith, edited by Alan Anderson Jr. Paul T. Bryant
Talking with Texas Writers: Twelve Interviews, by Patrick Bennett Dorys Crow Grover
Chrysalis, by Joyce Ellen Davis Eileen Manwaring
Bounds Out of Bounds: A Compass for Recent American and British Poetry, by Roberta Berke Lee Bartlett
The Collected Shorter Poems 1947-1977, by Robin Skelton Sam Hamill
Poems Old and New: 1918-1978, by Janet Lewis Tom Trusky
Ask Me Now, by Al Young Geary Hobson
Speaking for Nature, by Paul Brooks Coralie Beyers
An Annotated Bibliography of American Indian and Eskimo Autobiographies, by H. David Brumble III Clyde A. Milner II
Catch the Wind, by James Grady C. L. Rawlins
Legendary Ladies of Texas, edited by Francis Edward Abernethy Dorys C. Grover
Joan Didion, by Mark Royden Winchell Anthony Arthur

Summer 1982 (vol. 17, no. 2)

Wallace Stegner’s Family Saga: From The Big Rock Candy Mountain to Recapitulation Forrest G. Robinson
How the Western Ends: Frnimore Cooper to Frederic Remington Christine Bold
Gary Snyder’s Myth & Texts and the Monomyth Lee Bartlett
Norman Maclean’s Two-Hearted River Harold P. Simonson
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Jack London: An American Myth, by John Perry Richard W. Etulain
Land of Savagery, Land of Promise: The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century, by Ray Allen Billington Rodman W. Paul
Works for the Wind: The Collected Verse of Theodore Roethke Kim R. Stafford
American Places, by Eliot Porter, Wallace Stegner, Page Stegner Forrest G. Robinson
Frederick Manfred: A Bibliography and Publishing History, by Rodney J. Mulder and John H. Timmerman Joseph M. Flora
Morgana’s Fault, by Susan Lukas Ann Ronald
Expeditions to Nowhere, by Paddy Sherman Brian Patton
The Primal Mind: Vision and Reality in Indian America, by Jamake Highwater Karl Kroeber
Steinbeck’s Unhappy Valley: A Study of The Pastures of Heaven, by Joseph Fontenrose Sanford E. Marovitz
The Piñon Pine: A Natural and Cultural History, by Ronald M. Lanner; with a section on Pine-Nut Cookery by Harriette Lanner John Hart
A Closed Book, by Richard Blessing L. L. Lee
Let My People Know: American Indian Journalism, 1828-1978, by James E. Murphy and Sharon M. Murphy Geary Hobson
The Ambidextrous Historian: Historical Writers and Writing in the American West, by C. L. Sonnichsen Charles S. Peterson
Enos Mills, by Peter Wild; Gary Snyder, by Bert Almon; Charles Marion Russell, by Robert L. Gale; Jack Kerouac, by Harry Russell Huebel; C. L. Sonnichsen, by Joyce Gibson Roach George F. Day
Western Writers Series Nos. 46-50. George R. Stewart, by John Caldwell; Scandinavian Immigrant Literature, by Christer Lennart Mossberg; Clarence King, by Peter Wild; Benjamin Capps, by Ernest B. Speck; Charles F. Lummis, by Robert E. Fleming Arthur R. Huseboe
Yosemite, Its Discovery, Its Wonders & Its People, by Margaret Sanborn Shirley Sargent
Growing Up in the Midwest, edited by Clarence A. Andrews; A Bibliographical Guide to Midwestern Literature, by Gerald C. Nemanic Abigail Ann Hamblen
Bartlett Richards, Nebraska Sandhills Cattleman, by Bartlett Richards Jr. with Ruth Van Ackeren Mildred R. Bennett
Back in Keith County, by John Janovy Jr. Clem Rawlins
So This Is the Map, by Reg Saner Bill Tremblay
The Hardrock Miners: A History of the Mining Labor Movement in the American West, 1863-1893, by Richard E. Lingenfelter F. Ross Peterson
Wild Freedom, by Max Brand John D. Nesbitt
The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience, by J. S. Holliday James D. Houston
Texas Rhapsody: Memories of a Native Son, by Bill Porterfield Jane Bouterse
Nightwind, by Roberta Jean Mountjoy Susan Lukas
Mr. American, by George MacDonald Fraser Raymond Schmudde
Converstions with Bullwhackers, Muleskinners, Pioneers, Prospectors, ’49ers, Indian Fighters, Trappers, Ex-Barkeepers, Authors, Preachers, Poets and Near Poets, and All Sorts and Conditions of Men, compiled and edited by Mike Helm Lonnie L. Willis
The Land of the Long Shadow, by Oliver Lange Robert Gish
Mapping My Father, by Ripley Schemm Sam Hamill

Fall 1982 (vol. 17, no. 3)

The Genesis of the Rapist in The Octopus John Jolly
Dorothy Johnson’s Short Fiction Barbara H. Meldrum
Hamlin Garland’s Boy Life on the Prairie Marcia Jacobson
A Supplement to An Annotated Bibliography of American Indian and Eskimo Autobiographies H. David Brumble III
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Recollected Essays 1965-1980, by Wendell Berry Harold P. Simonson
Literary San Francisco, by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Nancy J. Peters Arthur Frietzsche
The Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in Papago Indian Country, by Gary Paul Nabhan Peter Wild
A Biobibliography of Native American Writers, 1772-1924, by Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. and James W. Parins Arnold Krupat
The Southern Cross, by Charles Wright Veneta Leatham Nielsen
Sporting Blood: Selections from Jack London’s Greatest Sports Writing, edited by Howard Lachtman Dale L. Walker
Emerson Hough, by Delbert E. Wylder Robert L. Gale
The Ghosts of Elkhorn, by Kerry Newcomb and Frank Schaefer C. L. Rawlins
Rhine Maidens, by Carolyn See Janis Helbert
A Good Day to Die, by Jim Harrison Glenn E. Selander
Galon Clark: Yosemite Guardian, by Shirley Sargent Valerie P. Cohen
All titles by Frederick Manfred: This Is the Year, introduction by Max Westbrook; Conquering Horse, introduction by John R. Milton; Lord Grizzly, introduction by Joseph M. Flora; Scarlet Plume, introduction by Ted N. Weissbuch; King of Spades, intro by Frederick Manfred; Riders of Judgment, intro by Priscilla Oaks: Delbert E. Wylder
A Brush with the West, by Dale Burk, with an introduction by Vivian Paladin Robert Thacker
Home Ground, by Cecelia Holland Melody Graulich
The Man in the Black Coat Turns, by Robert Bly Charles Molesworth
Dark and Dashing Horsemen, by Stan Steiner Olena H. Saciuk
Crazy Fox Remembers, by Don and Sue Preston Fred L. Lee
Mountain Islands and Desert Seas: A Natural History of the US-Mexican Borderlands, by Frederick R. Gehlbach Peter Wild
The Literary Guide to the United States, edited by Stewart Benedict M. Gilbert Porter
MISTER, You Got Yourself a Horse: Tales of Old-Time Horse Trading, edited with an introduction by Roger L. Welsh C. L. Rawlins
Going to Extremes, by Joe McGinniss Valerie P. Cohen
Agua Negra, by Leo Romero David Lee
Pre-Faces & Other Writings, by Jerome Rothenberg Alan Steinberg
The Modern Cowboy, by John R. Erickson, photographs by Kris Erickson Richard D. Keller
Corey Lane, by Norman Zollinger Paul Skenazy
The Fifth Wind, by L. D. Clark Lawrence Davis
Custer Legends, by Lawrence A. Frost James V. Holleran

Winter 1983 (vol. 17, no. 4)

Self-Hatred and Spiritual Corruption in House Made of Dawn Bernard A. Hirsch
Social Philosophy as Best-Seller: Jack London’s The Sea-Wolf Susan Ward
Annual Bibliography Richard D. Keller
Research in Western American Literature Richard H. Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Women’s Diaries of the Westward Journey, by Lillian Schlissel, preface by Carl Degler Roger E. Carp
The Texas Hill Country: Interpretations of Thirteen Artists, introduction by A. C. Greene, foreword by John Palmer Leeper John O. West
The Eagle’s Gift, by Carlos Castaneda Jane Holden Kelley
Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy, by James Kale McNeley C. L. Rawlins
A Suitable Church, poems by Jim Heynan Gaymon Bennett
Hard Road West: Alone on the California Trail, by Gwen Moffat Joanna Lloyd
Bobcat Year, by Hope Ryden Paul T. Bryant
The Last Texas Hero, by Douglas Terry Mark Busby
Life amongst the Modocs: Unwritten History, by Joaquin Miller, historical introduction by Alan Rosenus Norma J. Engberg
Down the River, by Edward Abbey Thomas J. Lyon
Death and the Good Life, by Richard Hugo Michael S. Allen
A. B. Guthrie, Jr, by Thomas W. Ford John D. Nesbitt
The Broken Face of Summer, by Michael Hogan Sam Hamill
Collected Poems of Mongrel, by Kenneth Brewer Sam Hamill
Rainbow, poems by Peter Wild, illustrations by Doug Hendrickson Edward C. Lynskey
Original Sound, by Marya Manfred George F. Day
Kerouac’s Crooked Road: Development of a Fiction, by Tim Hunt; The Holy Goof: A Biography of Neal Cassady, by William Plummer Charles L. Crow
The Nirvana Blues, by John Nichols Lynn Z. Bloom
Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries, by David Dary J. R. Nicholl
Buckaroos in Paradise: Cowboy Life in Northern Nevada, by Howard W. Marshall and Richard E. Ahlborn Albin J. Cofone
Nobody’s Angel, by Thomas McGuane David W. Madden
Hannah’s Travels, by Richard Speakes; Laws of the Land, by David Baker Gary Holthaus
Aleut and Eskimo Art: Tradition and Innovation in South Alaska, by Dorothy Jean Ray C. L. Rawlins
Becoming Coyote, by Wayne Ude Jack L. Davis
Flaws in the Glass: A Self-Portrait, by Patrick White Stephen Tatum

Spring 1983 (vol. 18, no. 1)

Every Husband’s Right: Sex Roles in Mari Sandoz’s Old Jules Melody Graulich
“Wolf That I Am ...”: Animal Symbology in Lord Grizzly and Scarlet Plume Mick McAllister
Essay Review Reviewed By
The Naked Man. Introduction to a Science of Mythology: 4, by Claude Lévi-Strauss, translated from the French by John and Doreen Weightman Barre Toelken
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Fair Land, Fair Land, A. B. Guthrie Jr. Fred Erisman
Journey Inward, by Jean Craighead George Flo Krall
Cuchama and Sacred Mountains, by W. Y. Evans-Wentz, edited by Frank Waters and Charles L. Adams Jack L. Davis
Ascent: The Spiritual and Physical Quest of Willi Unsoeld, by Laurence Leamer Michael Cohen
“In vain I tried to tell you”: Essays in Native American Ethnopoetics, by Dell Hymes William Bloodworth
Birth of a Poet, by William Everson, edited by Lee Bartlett David A. Carpenter
We Are Called Human: The Poetry of Richard Hugo, by Michael S. Allen Donna Gerstenberger
One Way to Spell Man: Essays with a Western Bias, by Wallace Stegner Kerry Ahearn
The Shingle Weaver’s Journal, by Carlos Reyes C. L. Rawlins
The Last Beautiful Days of Autumn, by John Nichols Donn Rawlings
Rattlesnakes: Their Habits, Life Histories, and Influence on Mankind, by Laurence M. Klauber, abridged by Karen Harvey McClung Norma J. Engberg
Scratching the Beat Surface, by Michael McClure Lee Bartlett
The Tent Peg, by Aritha Van Herk Lynne Van Luven
Chief Left Hand, Southern Arapaho, by Margaret Coel Charles Roberts
This Journey, by James Wright William Geyer
Laurel & Thorn: The Athlete in American Literature, by Robert J. Higgs Gerald Haslam
Clio’s Cowboys: Studies in the Historiography of the Cattle Trade, by Don D. Walker Edwin R. Bingham
Literary L.A., by Lionel Rolfe Janis Helbert
Elderberry Flute Song: Contemporary Coyote Tales, by Peter Blue Cloud C. L. Rawlins
Empires in the Sun: The Rise of the New American West, by Peter Wiley and Robert Gottlieb Joan Nice
Other Days, by John Haines Lex Runciman
Yuwipi: Vision and Experience in Oglala Ritual, by William K. Powers Jack W. Schneider
The Redneck Way of Knowledge: Down Home Tales, by Blanche McCrary Boyd James D. Houston
New Americans: The Westerner and the Modern Experience in the American Novel, by Glen A. Love James W. Byrkit
Interwoven: A Pioneer Chronicle, by Sallie Reynolds Matthews; Lambshead before Interwoven: A Texas Range Chronicle, 1848-1878, by Frances Mayhugh Holden Lawrence Clayton
The Clam Lake Papers, by Edward Lueders Coralie Beyers
Solitary Comrade--Jack London and His Work, by Joan D. Hedrick Carolyn Johnston
Thousand Pieces of Gold, by Ruthanne Lum McCunn Billie Wahlstrom
Mexico Bay, by Paul Horgan Max Westbrook
Encyclopedia of North American Railroading, by Freeman Hubbard G. Franklin Ackerman
Wyoming, by Terry Treadway David Wellenbrock
Four American Indian Literary Masters: N. Scott Momaday, James Welch, Leslie Marmon Silko and Gerald Vizenor, by Alan R. Velie Robley Evans
Lambing Out and Other Stories, by Mary Clearman Martha Scott Trimble
Storyteller, by Leslie Marmon Silko Tom King
Sketches against the Dark, by Gracia Grindal Paul Varner
Frederick Manfred, by Robert C. Wright Mick McAllister
Walking Home from the Icehouse: Poems, by Vern Rutsala Bill Tremblay
Of Solitude and Silence: Writings on Robert Bly, edited by Richard Jones and Kate Daniels James R. Saucerman
The West as Romantic Horizon, by William H. Goetzmann and Joseph C. Porter, with artists’ biographies by David C. Hunt Gunther Barth
Hemingway’s Nick Adams, by Joseph M. Flora Delbert E. Wylder
Vision and Refuge: Essays on the Literature of the Great Plains, edited by Virginia Faulkner with Frederick C. Luebke Beatrice K. Morton
Platte Valley Homestead, by William Kloefkorn Mark Sanders

Summer 1983 (vol. 18, no. 2)

Symbols: Meat for the Soul in Cheyenne Myth and Lakota Ritual Julian C. Rice
Wallace Stegner’s Vision of Wilderness Susan J. Tyburski
A Note on Japanese Allusions in Gary Snyder’s Poetry Katsunori Yamazato
Essay Review Reviewed By
People of the Sacred Mountain: A History of the Northern Cheyenne Chiefs and Warrior Societies 1830-1879, with an Epilogue 1969-1974, by Father Peter John Powell Larry Evers
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Fifty Western Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook, edited by Fred Erisman and Richard W. Etulain Martin Bucco
Critical Essays on Wallace Stegner, edited by Anthony Arthur Melody Graulich
The Frontier in History: North America and Southern Africa Compared, edited by Howard Lamar and Leonard Thompson William F. Lye
The Beats, edited by Lee Bartlett Regina Weinreich
The Fiddleback: Lore of the Line Camp, by Owen Ulph C. L. Rawlins
Crucible for Conservation: The Creation of Grand Teton National Park, by Robert W. Righter Philip M. Hocker
So the Wind Won’t Blow It All Away, by Richard Brautigan Ann Ronald
Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon, by Bruce Brown Orvis Burmaster
Frederic Remington: A Biography, by Peggy and Harold Samuels Ben Merchant Vorpahl
The Vanishing American: White Attitudes and US Indian Policy, by Brian W. Dippie John W. Bailey
Nature and Madness, by Paul Shepard Thomas J. Lyon
Death, Too, for The-Heavy-Runner, by Ben Bennett C. L. Rawlins
Read This Only to Yourself: The Private Writings of Midwestern Women, 1880-1910, by Elizabeth Hampsten Diane D. Quantic
American Frontier Tales, by Helen Addison Howard Karl Ames
Siouxland Heritage: Eight Essays about Cultural Preservation in the Prairie West, edited by Arthur R. Huseboe Robert C. Steensma
Horace McCoy, by Mark Royden Winchell; Will Henry/Clay Fisher, by Robert L. Gale; Jessamyn West, by Ann Dahlstrom Farmer; The New Wild West: The Urban Mysteries of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, by Paul Skenazy; Mabel Dodge Luhan, by Jane Nelson Richard W. Etulain
Mark Twain and the Limits of Power: Emerson’s God in Ruins, by James L. Johnson Joseph J. Wydeven
Talking to the Moon, by John Joseph Matthews Reginald and Gladys Laubin
Sweet Cane, by Bruce McGinnis Lou Rodenberger
Women and Western American Literature, edited by Helen Winter Stauffer and Susan J. Rosowski Dorys Crow Grover
Tanaina Tales from Alaska, by Bill Vaudrin, with an introduction by Joan B. Townsend Frank Buske
Santa Fe & Taos: The Writer’s Era, 1916-1941, by Marta Weigle and Kyle Fiore Robert Gish
Happy Hunting Grounds, by Stanley Vestal Reginald and Gladys Laubin
The Beauty of the Weapons, by Robert Bringhurst Sam Hamill
The Pure Experience of Order: Essays on the Symbolic in the Folk Material Culture of Western America, by Richard C. Poulsen Simon J. Bronner
Between Loaded Guns: A Historical Novel, by James R. Parrish Richard Tuerk
Women in Texas: Their Lives, Their Experiences, Their Accomplishments, by Ann Fears Crawford and Crystal Sasse Ragsdale Dorys Crow Grover

Fall 1983 (vol. 18, no.3)

Owen Wister’s Achievement in Literary Tradition John D. Nesbitt
California Writing and the West Gerald W. Haslam
Narrative Voice in Sandoz’s Crazy Horse Helen Stauffer
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Mari Sandoz: Story Catcher of the Plains, by Helen Winter Stauffer Melody Graulich
Willa Cather: A Bibliography, by Joan Crane David Stouck
The Canyons of Grace, by Levi S. Peterson Joan Sanders
The Art of Grit: Ken Kesey’s Fiction, by M. Gilbert Porter Ronald Curran
Other Lips and Other Hearts, by Joan Sanders Robert E. Morsberger
How the West Was Drawn: American Art and the Settling of the Frontier, by Dawn Glanz Robert Thacker
Selected Poems, 1969-1981, by Richard Shelton Lee Bartlett
News from the Glacier: Selected Poems 1960-1980, by John Haines Robert Hedin
Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic, by Jay Parini Nancy McCleery
A Glass Face in the Rain: New Poems, by William Stafford J. Russell Roberts Sr.
A Place Made Fast, by Mark Halperin; The Leaf Path, by Emily Warn; Drinking and Driving, by David Lee L. L. Lee
New Poetry of the American West, edited by Peter Wild and Frank Graziano Stanford E. Marovitz
Brooks Range Passage, by David J. Cooper Max Lyon
Now That the Buffalo’s Gone, by Alvin M. Josephy Jr. Tom King
Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915, by Sandra L. Myres Carol A. O’Connor
Cowboy Life on the Texas Plains: The Photographs of Ray Rector, edited by Margaret Rector, introduction by John Graves; Last of a Breed: Portraits of Working Cowboys, by Martin H. Schreiber, introduction by Louis L’Amour Lawrence Clayton
Carry the Wind, by Terry C. Johnston Beatrice K. Morton
The Last Lords of Palenque: The Lacandon Mayas of the Mexican Rain Forest, by Victor Perera and Robert D. Bruce David Johnson
The Hidden West: Journeys in the American Outback, by Rob Schultheis James C. Work and Sharon Work
Many Strange Characters: Montana Frontier Tales, by James Willard Schultz Winfred Blevins
A Family Likeness, by Janis Stout Frances K. Foster
Man Descending, by Guy Vanderhaeghe Aritha van Herk
The River Why, by David James Duncan Peter Wild
Man and Beast in American Comic Legend, by Richard M. Dorson Richard E. Meyer
Hold High Your Heads (History of the Métis Nation in Western Canada), by A.-H. de Tremaudan, translated by Elizabeth Maguet; The Ballad of Alice Moonchild—and Others, by Aleata E. Blythe; The Overlanders, by Florence McNeil; The Seventh Day, by Lewis Horne Frances W. Kaye
Gleanings in Europe: England, by James Fenimore Cooper, historical introduction and explanatory notes by Donald A. Ringe and Kenneth W. Staggs; Wyandotte, or The Hutted Knoll: A Tale, by James Fenimore Cooper, historical introduction by Thomas and Marianne Philbrick; The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757, by James Fenimore Cooper, historical introduction by James Franklin Beard Richard C. Poulsen
Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 12: American Realists and Naturalists, edited by Donald Pizer and Earl N. Harbert Patrick D. Morrow

Winter 1984 (vol. 18, no. 4)

The Professor’s House and “Rip Van Winkle” Patricia Lee Younger
In Defense of Lillian St. Peter: Men’s Perceptions of Women in The Professor’s House Margaret Doane
Cather’s Confounded Conundrums in The Professor’s House James C. Work
Annual Bibliography Virgil Albertini
Research in Western American Literature Richard H. Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The New West of Edward Abbey, by Ann Ronald James R. Hepworth
Frank Waters: A Bibliography with Relevant Selections from His Correspondence, by Terence A. Tanner Charles L. Adams
Twentieth Century Interpretations of “The Grapes of Wrath,” edited by Robert Con Davis Richard Astro
The Sea Runners, by Ivan Doig Kerry Ahearn
A Novel Called Heritage, by Margaret Mitchell Dukore Janis Helbert
Shiny Objects, by Dianne Benedict Corinne Dale
The Silence of the Llano, by Rudolfo A. Anaya Paul Skenazy
Home Firest, by David Long Marjorie Jarrett
The Children of the Sun, by Oakley Hall Charles Hood
The Mosquito Coast, by Paul Theroux Jack L. Davis
Headwaters: Tales of the Wilderness, by Ash, Russell, Doog, and Del Rio Carol Long
Cowboy Riding Country, by John L. Sinclair, illustrated by Edmond DeLavy Robert E. Fleming
Inventing Billy the Kid: Visions of the Outlaw in America, 1881-1981, by Stephen Tatum Michael T. Marsden
The Code of the West, by Bruce A. Rosenberg Richard C. Poulsen
Wilderness Visions, by David Mogen James K. Folsom
With Good Intentions: Quaker Work Among the Pawnees, Otos, and Omahas in the 1870s, by Clyde A. Milner II William Bloodworth
Frank Matsura, Frontier Photographer, by JoAnn Roe, introduction by Murray Morgan Merrill Lewis
Californians: Searching for the Golden State, by James D. Houston Gerald Haslam
The Santa Fe and Taos Colonies: Age of the Muses, 1900-1942, by Arrell Morgan Gibson T. M. Pearce
The Novels of Jack London--A Reappraisal, by Charles N. Watson Jr. Carolyn Johnston
Twentieth-Century Western Writers, edited by James Vinson John R. Milton
When It Rains: Papago and Pima Poetry, by Ofelia Zepeda Robley Evans
Cheif Joseph of the Nez Perce, by Robert Penn Warren Frederick Manfred
Requiem, by Sam Hamill Lex Runciman
The Glow, by Robert Wrigley David Baker
Coyote’s Journal, edited by James Koller, Peter Blue Cloud, “Gogisgi” Carroll Arnett and Steve Nemirow Bill Baines
To Remember What Is Lost, by Kenneth Brewer C. L. Rawlins
Heretics and Bitteroots, both by Peter Wild David A. Carpenter
Anvil of Roses, by Thomas Hornsby Ferril James R. Saucerman
Theodore Roethke: The Journey from I to Otherwise, by Neal Bowers T. R. Hummer

Spring 1984 (vol. 19, no. 1)

Vandover and the Brute: The Decisive Experience of Loss Barbara Hochman
Wilderness as Salvation in Peterson’s The Canyons of Grace Eugene England
The Husband of My Ántonia Beth Bohling
Essay Review

Reviewed By

“Where Is the Voice Coming From?”: Toward a Western Canadian Aesthetic. RePlacing, edited by Dennis Cooley; Draft: An Anthology of Prairie Poetry, edited by Dennis Cooley; Homage, Henry Kelsey: A Poem in Five Parts, by Jon Whyte; A Voice in the Land: Essays by and about Rudy Wiebe, edited by W. J. Keith; Sinclair Ross: A Reader’s Guide, by Ken Mitchell Robert Thacker
Book Reviews Reviewed By
A Bibliographical Guide to the Study of Western American Literature, by Richard W. Etulain Stephen Tatum
Passages toward the Dark, by Thomas McGrath Frederick C. Stern
Sea Lanes Out, by Richard Hugo Lex Runciman
Summits Move with the Tide: Poems and a Play, by Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge Alice G. Hart
Encyclopedia of Frontier and Western Fiction, by Jon Tuska and Vicki Piekarski Richard W. Etulain
the discipline of crevices: poems of Yosemite, by June Dwyer John Hart
What Was Literature? Class Culture and Mass Society, by Leslie Fiedler Stephen Tatum
The American West in Fiction, edited by Jon Tuska John D. Nesbitt
Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche, by Lucia St. Clair Robson Diane Dufva Quantic
Hawk Flights: Visions of the West, by Gerald Haslam Dorys Crow Grover
Not by the Sword, by Nash Candelaria Robert Lint
Her Work: Stories by Texas Women, edited by Lou Halsell Rodenberger Nancy Owen Nelson
El Vago, by Laurence Gonzales Donald L. Zelman
The Bonner Boys: A Novel about Texans, by Campbell Geeslin Gerald Haslam
Ride the River, by Louis L’Amour Robert L. Gale
Mountains of the Middle Kingdom, by Galen Rowell Thomas J. Lyon
The Klamath Knot: Explorations of Myth and Evolution, by David Rains Wallace, illustrations by Karin Wikstrom Paul T. Bryant
Spiders and Spinsters: Women and Mythology, by Marta Weigle Beverly Stoeltje
I-Mary: A Biography of Mary Austin, by Augusta Fink Rae G. Ballard
Solo, by Wright Morris Mary Washington
Western Films: A Complete Guide, by Brian Garfield Ricard W. Etulain
Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens, by Nigey Lennon Patrick D. Morrow
Charles A. Siringo, by Orlan Sawey Thomas Fox Averill
Visionaries, Mountain Men & Empire Builders. They Made a Difference, by Fred Lockley, compiled and edited by Mike Helm Gary Topping

Summer 1984 (vol. 19, no. 2)
Guest Editor: Gerald Haslam

Alternative Publishing in the West Gerald Haslam
With Dreams or Sweat: Portrait of a Small Western Press Frank Laureano
Necessary Ecstasy: An Afterword to Cawdor James D. Houston
An Interview with John R. Milton Gerald Haslam
A Checklist of Western Small Presses and Magazines Kirk Robertson
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Poems & Stories, by Richard Blessing L. L. Lee
The Shino Suite, Sansei Poetry by Ronald Tanaka Albert Saijo
The Troll Garden, by Willa Cather, a Variorum Edition, edited by James Woodress Mildred R. Bennett
The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley: 1945-1975 Samuel Irving Bellman
Beyond Here, by Jim Green; Silence Like the Sun, by John Hicks Peter Stevens
Dramatic W. O. Mitchell: Five Plays by W. O. Mitchell John Ditsky
Cadillac Jack, by Larry McMurtry Alan F. Crooks
When You and I Were Young, Whitefish, by Dorothy M. Johnson Anthony Arthur
Eagle Song: An Indian Saga Based on True Events, by James Houston Roscoe L. Buckland
A Flannel Shirt & Liberty: British Emigrant Gentlewomen in the Canadian West, 1880-1914, edited by Susan Jackel Lois K. Smedick
Days without Weather, by Cecil Brown Janis Helbert
Ohiyesa: Charles Eastman, Santee Sioux, by Raymond Wilson Ward Churchill
The American Cowboy, by Lonn Taylor and Ingrid Maar J. Wesley Clark
Willa: The Life of Willa Cather, by Phyllis C. Robinson Kevin A. Synnott
Shadows of the Indian, by Raymond William Stedman Tom King
Historians and the American West, edited by Michael P. Malone, foreword by Rodman W. Paul Jackson K. Putnam
Native American Renaissance, by Kenneth Lincoln Julian C. Rice
Legacy of the West, by David C. Hunt, with a contribution by Marsha V. Gallagher Gunther Barth
Mark Twain’s Escape from Time: A Study of Patterns and Images, by Susan K. Harris Richard H. Cracroft
Westering Man: The Life of Joseph Walker, Master of the Frontier, by Bil Gilbert Harvey L. Carter
The Account of a Voyage to the North West Coast of America in 1785 and 1786, by Alexander Walker, edited by Robin Fisher and J. M. Bumsted Roscoe L. Buckland
The Buffalo Book: The Saga of an American Symbol, by David A. Dary Terry Nipper
Richard Bautigan, by Marc Chenetier Tim Hunt
Quicksand and Cactus: A Memoir of the Southern Mormon Frontier, by Juanita Brooks, with an introduction by Charles S. Peterson William Mulder
Radical Discontinuities: American Romanticism and Christian Consciousness, by Harold P. Simonson William H. Shurr
Studies in American Indian Literature, edited by Paula Gunn Allen; Three American Literatures, edited by Houston R. Baker Jr. Tom King
T for Texas: A State Full of Folklore, edited by Francis Edward Abernethy Dorys Crow Grover

Fall 1984 (vol. 19, no. 3)

Chivalry and Modernity in Raymond Chandler’s The Big Sleep Ernest Fontana
Closing and Opening Western American Fiction: The Reader in The Brave Country Stephen Tatum
Why the Lakota Still Have Their Own: Ella Deloria’s Dakota Texts Julian Rice
The Entropic World of the Washo: Fatality and Self-Deception in Rabbit Boss Sanford E. Marovitz
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer, by Jackson J. Benson Robert E. Morsberger
The Further Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Greg Matthews Mary Ann Lowry
The Vision Is Fulfilled, by Kay L. McDonald June O. Underwood
Good Thunder, by John Solensten Linda M. Hasselstrom
Making Certain It Goes On, by Richard Hugo Michael S. Allen
Fragments of Perseus, by Michael McClure; Heavy Breathing, by Philip Whalen Arthur Winfield Knight
A Country for Old Men and Other Stories, by E. R. Zietlow Art Cuelho
The Clock of Moss, by Judson Crews; Ish River, by Robert Sund J. Wesley Clark
First Light, by David Wagoner Rebecca Pickett
Songs from This Earth on Turtle’s Back: Contemporary American Indian Poetry, edited by Joseph Bruchac Sam Hamill
American Indian Women, Telling Their Lives, by Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz
Conversations with Wallace Stegner on Western History and Literature, by Wallace Stegner and Richard W. Etulain Forrest G. Robinson
Reading the Fire: Essays in the Traditional Indian Literatures of the Far West, by Jarold Ramsey Andrew Wiget
Make Prayers to the Raven: A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest, by Richard K. Nelson Arnold Krupat
My Name Is Saroyan, by William Saroyan, compiled with a commentary by James H. Tashjian Gerald Haslam
The Frontier Spirit and Progress, by Frank H. Tucker Barbara Howard Meldrum
Symposium of the Whole: A Range of Discourse toward an Ethnopoetics, edited by Jerome Rothenberg and Diane Rothenberg Lee Bartlett
The Favored Place: The Texas Hill Country, by Elroy Bode, photography by Frederick C. Baldwin and Wendy V. Watriss Lawrence Clayton
Red & White: Indian Views of the White Man 1492-1982, by Annette Rosenstiel Daniel F. Littlefield Jr.
Looking Far North: The Harriman Expedition to Alaska, 1899, by William H. Goetzmann and Kay Sloan Ann Ronald

Winter 1985 (vol. 19, no. 4)

Frederick Manfred and the Anglo-Saxon Oral Tradition Nancy Owen Nelson
The “Map of the Mind”: D’Arcy McNickle and the American Indian Novel Louis Owens
Annual Bibliography Virgil Albertini
Research in Western American Literature Richard H. Cracroft
Essay Review Reviewed By
The Wheel, by Wendell Berry; Axehandles, by Gary Snyder Gary H. Holthaus
Book Review Reviewed By
Regionalism and the Pacific Northwest, edited by William G. Robbins, Robert J. Frank, and Richard E. Ross Harold P. Simonson
Sundeck, by Jim Harris Richard Tuerk
Unexpected Events: Poems from Writers in New Mexico, edited by Jim Harris Dorys Crow Grover
The Texas Literary Tradition: Fiction, Folklore, History, edited by Don Graham, James W. Lee, and William T. Pilkington Sylvia Ann Grider
Roving across Fields: A Conversation and Uncollected Poems, 1942-1982, by William Stafford; Smoke’s Way: Poems from Limited Editions 1968-1981, by William Stafford Bert Almon
Hopitutuwutsi/Hopi Tales, narrated by Herschel Talashoma, edited by Ekkehart Malotki Laura Simms
Breaking Silence: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Poets, edited by Joseph Bruchac James D. Houston
Interpreting the Indian: Twentieth-Century Poets and the Native American, by Michael Castro Paul Pavich
William Everson: On Writing the Waterbirds and Other Presentations, edited by Lee Bartlett David A. Carpenter
On Common Ground: The Poetry of William Kloefkorn, Ted Kooser, Greg Kuzma, and Don Welch, edited by Mark Sanders and J. V. Brummels James R. Saucerman
The Illinois Suite, by Marine Robert Warden; Confrontations, by Max Westbrook William Geyer
Not Working, by George Szanto Jay Gillette
Season of Yellow Leaf, by Douglas C. Jones Linda M. Hasselstrom
Steinbeck’s Reading: A Catalogue of Books Owned and Borrowed, by Robert DeMott Roy Simmonds
William Saroyan: My Real Work Is Being, by David Stephen Calonne Walter Shear
The Four Seasons of Success, by Budd Schulberg Anthony Arthur
A Desert Country Near the Sea: A Natural History of the Cape Region of Baja California, by Ann Zwinger Carol S. Long
The Mother Ditch/ La Acequia Madre, by Oliver La Farge. English/ Spanish edition, illustrated by Karl Larsson Robert Gish
Once a River: Bird Life and Habitat Changes on the Middle Gila, by Amadeo M. Rea, illustrated by Takashi Ijichi Charles Hood
The Tenth Virgin, by Gary Stewart David W. Madden
My Land is the Southwest: Peter Hurd Letters and Journals, edited by Robert Metzger Joseph J. Wydeven
Cowboy: The Enduring Myth of the Wild West, by Russell Martin Louie W. Attebery
Willie, a Girl from a Town Called Dallas, by Willie Newbury Lewis Lawrence Clayton
The Oxford Companion to American Literature, fifth edition; by James D. Hart Martin Bucco
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, by Ron Hansen Robert E. Morsberger
Ammahabas, by Bill Hotchkiss Winfred Blevins
Many Tender Ties: Women in Fur-Trade Society, 1670-1870, by Sylvia Van Kirk Billie Wahlstrom
Famous All Over Town, by Danny Santiago, pseud. Daniel James Charles L. Crow
God’s Fools: Four Plays, by Thomas Rogers Aden Ross
A River Runs through It, by Norman Maclean Peter Wild

Spring 1985 (vol. 20, no. 1)

Texas and Texans in the Fiction of Kate Chopin Joyce Coyne Dyer and Robert Emmett Monroe
The Indian in the Mirror: Clark’s The Track of the Cat Max Westbrook
Thomas Savage and the West: Roots of Compulsion John Scheckter
Essay Review Reviewed By
The Rocky Mountains, by Patricia Trenton and Peter H. Hassrick; Masters of Western Art, by Mary Carroll Nelson; The Vanishing Race and Other Illusions: Photographs of Indians by Edward S. Curtis, by Christopher M. Lyman; American Women Artists from Early Indian Times to the Present, by Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein Pamela Ann Tackabury
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Western Writer Series Nos 61-65: William Saroyan, by Edward Halsey Foster; Mari Sandoz, by Helen Winter Stauffer; Barry Lopez, by Peter Wild; Tillie Olsen, by Abigail Martin Ann Ronald
Smoothing the Ground: Essays on Native American Oral Literature, edited by Brian Swann Roy W. Meyer
Atlas of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton Rex E. Robinson
Indian Country, by Peter Matthiessen Julian C. Rice
California Writers, by Stoddard Martin Arthur Frietzsche
Gunfighters, Highwaymen, and Vigilantes: Violence on the Frontier, by Roger D. McGrath W. Eugene Hollon
Trees of the Great Basin: A Natural History, by Ronald M. Lanner Thomas J. Lyon
Women of the West, by Cathy Luchetti in collaboration with Carol Olwell Rosemary Whitaker
In God’s Countries, by Bil Gilbert Mary Ellen Ackerman
Will Henry/Clay Fisher (Henry W. Allen), by Robert L. Gale John D. Nesbitt
The Pulp Western, by John A. Dinan Michael T. Marsden
Willa Cather’s Short Fiction, by Marilyn Arnold Susan J. Rosowski
John Muir: Summering in the Sierra, edited by Robert Engberg; The Pathless Way: John Muir and the American Wilderness, by Michael Cohen Bill Devall
Beyond the Wall, by Edward Abbey Jerry A. Herndon
In My Father’s House: An Autobiography, by Dorothy Allred Solomon C. L. Rawlins
Our Mark Twain: The Making of His Public Personality, by Louis J. Budd Richard H. Cracroft
Jack London’s Tales of Hawaii, introduction by Miriam Rappolt; Young Wolf: The Early Adventure Stories of Jack London, edited by Howard Lachtman Frank Buske
Major Canadian Authors: A Critical Introduction, by David Stouck Michael Peterman
Growing Old at Willie Nelson’s Picnic and Other Sketches of Life in the Southwest, edited by Ronald B. Querry James W. Lee
Shane, by Jack Schaefer. The Critical Edition, edited by James C. Work James H. Maguire
A Sender of Words: Essays in Memory of John G. Neihardt, edited by Vine Deloria Jr. Peter Wild
Trimotor and Trail, by Earl Cooley and A Pictorial History of Smokejumping, by Stan Cohen Starr Jenkins
Gaining Ground: The Renewal of America’s Small Farms, by J. Tevere MacFadyen Charles S. Peterson
A Heaven in the Eye, by Clyde Rice Lex Runciman
Jacob’s Well, by Stephen Harrigan Tom Pilkington
My Life as an Indian, by James Willard Schultz L. D. Clark

El Morro, by Lawrence Clark Powell

Paul Wotipka

A Savage Place, by Robert B. Parker

Charles L. Crow

The Journey, by Anne Cameron

Dick Harrison

False Match, by Henry Bean and The Weather Tomorrow, by John Sacret Young

Charles L. Crow

Golden States, by Michael Cunningham

Charles L. Crow

The Nation Thief, by Robert Houston

Peter Wild

Welded Women, by Nancy G. Westerfield

Cynthia H. Taylor

Summer 1985 (vol. 20, no. 2)

Special Issue: A Sampler from A Literary History of the American West Texas Christian University Press
Preface Max Westbrook
World Westerns: The European Writer and the American West Richard H. Cracroft
Robinson Jeffers Robert Brophy
Bernard DeVoto Wallace Stegner
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Desert Rose, by Larry McMurtry Charles L. Adams
Cathedral, by Raymond Carver Patricia Schnapp
The Fire from Within, by Carlos Castaneda Edward Covello
Collected Poems1930-83, by Josephine Miles Cynthia H. Taylor
Passage through India, by Gary Snyder Ed Folsom
The Make-up of Ice, by Paul Zarzyski Robert Wrigley
Echoes Inside the Labyrinth, by Thomas McGrath Samuel Irving Bellman
Falling from Stardom, by Jonathan Holden Charles Guilford
Red Tools, by Stephanie Marlis Richard Robbins
The Peaceable Kingdom, by Peter Wild Jeany R. Pontrelli
Gold: Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter, by Blaise Cendrars, translated by Nina Rootes Kay Davis
Stand Proud: A Texas Saga, by Elmer Kelton Dorys Crow Grover
Sam Bass: A Novel, by Bryan Wooley Dick Heaberlin
Western American Literary Criticism, by Martin Bucco Delbert E. Wylder
Walter Van Tilburg Clark: Critiques, by Charlton Laird John Milton
Critical Essays on Willa Cather, edited by John J. Murphy Joanna Lloyd
Writers of the Purple Sage, edited by Russell Martin and Marc Barasch Peter Wild
Western Writers Series Nos. 56-60: Struthers Burt, by Raymond C. Phillips Jr.; James Welch, by Peter Wild; Preston Jones, by Mark Busby; Richard Hugo, by Donna Gerstenberger; Sophus K. Winther, by Barbara Howard Meldrum Delbert E. Wylder
Cowboys and Cadillacs: How Hollywood Looks at Texas, by Don Graham Paul Andrew Hutton
Living the Sky: The Cosmos of the American Indian, by Ray A. Williamson Jack L. Davis

Fall 1985 (vol. 20, no. 3)

Robinson Jeffers’ Macabre and Darkly Marvelous Double Axe Patrick D. Murphy
The Art of the Mountain Man Novel David Stouck
Prosodic Variations in Willa Cather’s Prairie Poems Mary R. Ryder
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Jack London--An American Radical? by Carolyn Johnston Dale L. Walker
Deep North, by Bert Almon; NorthBound: Poems Selected and New, by Leona Gom; Afternoon Starlight, by Charles Noble; It Never Pays to Laugh Too Much, by Gertrude Story John Ditsky
Indians of California: The Changing Image, by James J. Rawls Jean Groulx
The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk’s Teaching Given to John G. Neihardt, edited and with an introduction by Raymond J. DeMallie William T. Hagan
Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds, by Lois Palkin Rudnick June Sochen
The Crisis in Criticism: Theory, Literature, and Reform in English Studies, by William E. Cain Martin Bucco
Ross Macdonald, by Matthew J. Bruccoli Ernest Fontana
Paul Horgan, by Robert Gish James M. Day
The Magic of Words: Rudolfo A. Anaya and His Writings, edited by Paul Vassallo Robert Gish
Will Henry’s West, edited by Dale L. Walker Earle Labor
Heroes, Villains, and Ghosts: Folklore of Old California, by Hector Lee T. J. Gordon
Deer in the Haystacks, by Dixie Partridge and At the Tent of Heaven, by Philip St. Clair Robert Henigan

Winter 1986 (vol. 20, no. 4)

The “Case” of Willa Cather John B. Gleason
Memory, Myth, and The Professor’s House John N. Swift
Annual Bibliography Virgil Albertini
Research in Western American Literature Richard H. Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Circling Back, by Gary Holthaus James R. Saucerman
The Indian Man: A Biography of James Mooney, by L. G. Moses Clifford E. Trafzer
English Creek, by Ivan Doig Robert A. Roripaugh
Bear Chief’s War Shirt, by James Willard Schultz, edited by Wilbur Ward Betts David Reed Miller
The Dark Is a Door, by Susan Strayer Deal Helen Winter Stauffer
The Land before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontiers, 1630-1860, by Annette Kolodny Melody Graulich
American Audio Prose Library: N. Scott Momaday reads two poems and from The Names; N. Scott Momaday Interview; John Nichols reads from two novels; John Nichols Interview; Frank Waters reads from The Man Who Killed the Deer; Frank Waters Interview Robert Gish
Westerns, by Richard Dankleff Fred L. Lee
The Summer of Jack London, by Andrew J. Fenady Dale L. Walker
The Time It Never Rained, by Elmer Kelton, with an afterword by Tom Pilkington Lawrence Clayton
The Turquoise Dragon, by David Rains Wallace James D. Houston
Los Angeles in Fiction, edited by David Fine Janis Helbert
Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet-at-Large, by Larry Smith Steve Wilson
Southwestern American Literature: A Bibliograpy, edited by John Q. Anderson, Edwin W. Gaston Jr., and James W. Lee Lou Rodenberger
Greening Wheat: Fifteen Mormon Short Stories, edited by Levi S. Peterson Charlotte Megan Wright
Words in the Blood, edited by Jamake Highwater and American Indian Myths and Legends, edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz Gretchen Ronnow
We Are Not in This Together, by William Kittredge, edited and with a foreword by Raymond Carver Gary Holthaus

Births, by William Saroyan;
The New Saroyan Reader: A Connoisseur’s Anthology of the Writings of William Saroyan, by William Saroyan, edited by Brian Darwent

Edward Halsey Foster
Saroyan: A Biography, by Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee Gerald Haslam
Hunger & Dreams: The Alaskan Women’s Anthology, edited by Patricia Monaghan D. Alexa West
Kit Carson: A Pattern for Heroes, by Thelma S. Guild and Harvey L. Carter Clifford E. Trafzer
A Cloak of Light: Writing My Life, by Wright Morris Joseph J. Wydeven
Strange Sunlight, by Peter LaSalle Allen Weir
The Jailing of Cecelia Capture, by Janet Campbell Hale Louis Owens
The Cleaving, by William Studebaker Karyn Riedell

 

 

 

Spring 1986 (vol. 21, no. 1)

An Interview with Barry Lopez Jim Aton
Forrest Carter/Asa Carter and Politics Lawrence Clayton
The Virginian and Molly in Paradise: How Sweet Is It? Forrest G. Robinson
Life on the Mississippi: Being Shifty in a New Country John E. Bassett
Essay Review Reviewed By
Joan Didion: Essays and Conversations, edited by Ellen G. Friedman Blanche Gelfant
The Godless World of JimThompson: The Getaway; The Grifters; A Hell of a Woman; The Killer Inside Me; Nothing More Than Murder; Pop. 1280; Recoil, all by Jim Thompson Barry Gifford
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Harvesting Ballads, by Phillip Kimball; Astonishment of Heart, by Edwin Moses; Leaving the Land, by Douglas Unger Diane D. Quantic
Blood Meridan: Or The Evening Redness in the West, by Cormac McCarthy Bill Baines
Alaskan Stories, by John Mitchell David McElroy
Tales of El Huitlacoche, by Gary D. Keller Rudolph Gómez
Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich Tom King
The Ghostway, by Tony Hillerman Robley Evans
Hopi Coyote Tales: Istutuwutsi, by Ekkehart Malotki and Michael Lomatuway’ma Laura Simms
The Raven Steals the Light, drawings by Bill Reid, stories by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst Merrill Lewis
Gone the Dreams and Dancing, by Douglas C. Jones Richard Tuerk
When the Wind Is in the South and Other Stories, by O. E. Rølvaag Ann Moseley
Jubal Sackett, by Louis L’Amour Robert L. Gale
Land of Earth and Sky: Landscape Painting of Western Canada, by Ronald Rees Robert Thacker
The Prairie Frontier, edited by Sandra Looney, Arthur Huseboe, and Geoffrey Hunt Clarence A. Andrews
Lewis and Clark among the Indians, by James P. Ronda Starr Jenkins
Texas Tears and Texas Sunshine: Voices of Frontier Women, edited by Jo Ella Powell Exley Kathleen Underwood
The Deer Pasture, by Rick Bass Nancy Williams
The Leather Throne, by Owen Ulph C. L. Rawlins
A Pride of Kin, by Callie Coe Wilson and Ellen Walker Rienstra Jane Bouterse
River Pigs and Cayuses: Oral Histories from the Pacific Northwest, collected, edited and introduced by Ron Strickland Louie W. Attebery
Private Investigations: The Novels of Dashiell Hammett, by Sinda Gregory R. H. Miller
Ambrose Bierce: The Making of a Misanthrope, by Richard Saunders Arthur Frietzsche
Stephen Crane, by James B. Colvert Robert Glen Deamer
One Hundred Years of Huckleberry Finn: The Boy, His Book, and American Culture, edited by Robert Sattelmeyer and J. Donald Crowley C. L. Sonnichsen
Ken Kesey, by Stephen L. Tanner Jim Hoy

The Selected Poems of Kenneth Rexroth, by Kenneth Rexroth;
and Poets’ Fellowship, by T. M. Pearce

Max Westbrook
American Poetry and Japanese Culture, by Sanehide Kodama Bert Almon
Of Huck and Alice: Humorous Writing in American Literature, by Neil Schmitz Samuel I. Bellman
Scorpio Rising, by R. G. Vliet Frances Kay Foster
The Gates of the Mountains, by Will Henry Starr Jenkins
The Hunting Years, by David Kranes Joseph M. Flora
Oregon or Bust, by Max Westbrook; Moon, by David Romtvedt; The Porcine Canticles, by David Lee Leonard Sanazaro
Will James: The Spirit of the Cowboy, edited by J. M. Neil Gunther Barth
People of the Moonshell, by Nancy M. Peterson Robert D. Harper
Prairie Fire: The 1885 Rebellion, by Bob Beal and Rod Macleod; The Riel Rebellion: A Biographical Approach, by Charles and Cynthia Hou James Doyle
Lakota Myth, by James R. Walker, edited by Elaine A. Jahner Julian Rice
Faces of the Wilderness, by Harvey Broome Don Scheese

Summer 1986 (vol. 21, no. 2)

Checkmate: Jean Stafford’s “A Slight Maneuver” William G. Leary
A Book of Resolutions: Ruth Suckow’s Some Others and Myself Fritz Oehlschlaeger
California’s Last Vaquero Gerald Haslam
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
The Last Land: The Chicano Image of the Southwest, by John R. Chávez Raymund A. Paredes
Views of a Vanishing Frontier, edited by John C. Ewers et al.; and The American West: The Modern Vision, by Patricia Janis Broder Brian W. Dippie
Brigham Young: American Moses, by Leonard J. Arrington Dennis R. Perry
Seventeen North Dakota Tales, edited by Patrick D. Morrow Rosemary L. Smith
From Rattlesnakes to Road Agents: Rough Times on the Frio, by Frances Bramlette Farris, edited by C. L. Sonnichsen Richard Moseley
The Good Old Boys, by Elmer Kelton; and Time & Place, by Bryan Woolley Marshall Terry
The Best Western Stories of Wayne D. Overholser, edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg Michael T. Marsden
Spirit Mountain: An Anthology of Yuman Story and Song, edited by Leanne Hinton and Lucille J. Watahomiche Wayne Ude
Walking Up & Down in the World: Memories of a Mountain Rambler, by Smoke Blanchard Leon L. Peterson
The Fatal Environment: The Myth of the Frontier in the Age of Industrialization 1800-1890, by Richard Slotkin Richard A. Van Orman
Cowboy Poetry: A Gathering, edited by Hal Cannon Jan (Ugan) Roush
The Real American Cowboy, by Jack Weston Lawrence Clayton
Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library, by John H. Jenkins Sylvia Ann Grider
Frank Waters: A Retrospective Anthology, edited by Charles L. Adams Terence A. Tanner
John Steinbeck’s Re-Vision of America, by Louis Owens Richard Astro
Phil Sheridan and His Army, by Paul Andrew Hutton John W. Bailey
Rediscovering America: John Muir in His Time and Ours, by Frederick Turner Thomas J. Lyon
Jack Kerouac, by Tom Clark Jacob Lititz
Black Wolf: The Life of Ernest Thompson Seton, by Betty Keller Michael P. Cohen
Owen Wister, by John L. Cobbs David Mogen
The Role of Place in Literature, by Leonard Lutwack Diane Dufva Quantic
Wilderness: The Way Ahead, edited by Vance Martin and Mary Inglis Thomas J. Lyon
Critical Essays on Native American Literature, edited by Andrew Wiget; The Native American in American Literature: A Selectively Annotated Bibliography, compiled by Roger O. Rock Ted N. Weissbuch
Wilderness Plots: Tales about the Settlement of the American Land, by Scott R. Sanders Paul Lehmberg
Women Writing in America: Voices in Collage, by Blanche H. Gelfant; That’s What She Said: Contemporary Poetry and Fiction by Native American Women, edited by Rayne Green Paula Petrick
Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature, by David Quammen Peter Wild
The Grizzly in the Southwest: Documentary of an Extinction, by David E. Brown Doug Peacock
Unknown California, edited by Jonathan Eisen and David Fine with Kim Eisen Patrick D. Morrow
Desert Passages: Encounters with the American Deserts, by Patricia Nelson Limerick Jim Aton
Inner Landscapes: The Theater of Sam Shepard, by Ron Mottram Mary Clearman Blew
Museum Pieces, by Elizabeth Tallent David Wellenbrock
Decoys and Other Stories, by Ken Smith Delbert E. Wylder
Lonesome Dove, by Larry McMurtry Robert E. Morsberger
The Summerfield Stories,by J. M. Ferguson Jr. Ronald L. Johnson
The Old Colts, by Glendon Swarthout Kenneth W. Scott
Matty’s Heart, by C. J. Hribal Anthony Arthur
Living off the Country: Essays on Poetry and Place, by John Haines Dave Engel
Fatal Pleasure, by Sam Hamill; and Stone Roses: Poems from Transylvania, by Keith Wilson L. L. Lee

Flights of the Harvest-Mare, by Linda Bierds;
Selected Poems, by Carolyn S. Foote

David A. Carpenter
County O, by Robert Hedin James Gurley
Cowboy Poetry from Utah: An Anthology, compiled and edited by Carol A. Edison Zac Reisner
Outcroppings from Navajoland, by Donald Levering Alice C. Parker

Little-Dog-Of-Iron, by Philip St. Clair;
Star Quilt, by Roberta Hill Whiteman

Nancy McCleery
Wild Onions, by Robert L. Jones James R. Hepworth
Winegold, by Joe Nigg Art Cuelho
Where Water Comes Together with Other Water, by Raymond Carver Richard Behm
Western Writers Series Nos. 66-71:
Herbert Krause, by Arthur R. Huseboe; William Everson, by Lee Bartlett; John Haines, by Peter Wild; Sam Shepard, by Vivian M. Patraka and Mark Siegel; Robert Cantwell, by Merrill Lewis; Charles Sealsfield, by Walter Grünzweig
Robert L. Gale
Beyond Manzanar: Views of Asian-American Womanhood, by Jeanne Wakatsuki-Houston; and One Can Think about Life after the Fish Is in the Canoe, by James D. Houston James W. Byrkit
The Uncle and Other Stories, by Joan Shaw Janis Helbert
The Deadly Swarm and Other Stories, by LaVerne Harrell Clark Steven Brady

Fall 1986 (vol. 21, no. 3)

Native Daughter: Jean Stafford’s California William Leary
Nevil Shute and the Closed Frontier Fred Erisman
McMurtry’s Cowboy-God in Lonesome Dove Ernestine P. Sewell
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Letters to an Imaginary Friend Parts Three and Four, by Thomas McGrath Frederick C. Stern
Flight from Fiesta, by Frank Waters Charles L. Adams
Divine Average; Love Is a Wild Assault; The Edge of Disrepute—all by Elithe Hamilton Kirkland Dorys Crow Grover
Always Coming Home, Ursula K. LeGuin Charles L. Crow
Playing Catch-Up, by A. B. Guthrie Jr. Thomas W. Ford
Beyond the Mountain, by William Dieter Kerry Ahearn
The Tree of Life, by Hugh Nissenson Coralie Beyers
Love Life, by James D. Houston Nancy Owen Nelson
The State of Stony Lonesome, by Jessamyn West Patty Henetz
She Won the West: An Anthology of Western and Frontier Stories by Women, edited by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini Mary S. Weinkauf
The Roll Away Saloon: Cowboy Tales of the Arizona Strip, by Rowland W. Rider, as told to Deidre Murray Paulsen Orlan Sawey
Lake Wobegon Days, by Garrison Keillor M. Gilbert Porter
All’s Normal Here: A Charles Bukowski Primer, edited by Loss Pequeño Glazier Gerald Haslam
The Collected Stories, by William Humphrey James W. Lee
In the Deep Heart’s Core: Reflections on Life, Letters, and Texas, by Craig Edward Clifford Lou Rodenberger
No Time for Tears, by Lora Wood Hughes Ruth Alexander
Gringo and Other Poems, by Gerald Locklin Gerald Haslam
The Wind of Our Going, by Patricia Goedicke Lex Runciman
Going for Coffee: Poetry on the Job, edited by Tom Wayman Robert Hedin
Internal Resistances: The Poetry of Edward Dorn, edited by Donald Wesling Lee Bartlett
The Authentic Mark Twain: A Literary Biography of Samuel L. Clemens, by Everett Emerson; The Making of Mark Twain: A Biography, by John Lauber Richard H. Cracroft
The Experimental Fictions of Ambrose Bierce: Structuring the Ineffable, by Cathy N. Davidson M. E. Grenander
Gathering the Desert, by Gary Paul Nabhan Charles Bowden
Resist Much, Obey Little, edited by James Hepworth and Gregory McNamee Ann Ronald
This Is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and Its Magic Rivers, edited by Wallace Stegner Paul Schullery
Owen Wister: Chronicler of the West, Gentleman of the East, by Darwin Payne Ben M. Vorpahl
Louis L’Amour, by Robert L. Gale John D. Nesbitt
Jean Stafford, by Mary Ellen Williams Walsh William Leary
Zane Grey: A Photographic Odyssey, by Loren Grey Gary Topping
Rio Grande: Mountains to the Sea, by Jim Bones Stephen Trimble
The New Native American Novel: Works in Progress, edited by Mary Dougherty Bartlett Gretchen Ronnow
Native American Folklore, 1879-1979: An Annotated Bibliography, by William M. Clements and Frances M. Malpezzi Terry P. Wilson
Native American Literature, by Andrew Wiget; American Indian Novelists: An Annotated Bibliography, by Tom Colonnese and Louis Owens Jarold Ramsey
Cherokee Tragedy: The Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People, by Thurman Wilkins David Rich Lewis
For Those Who Come After: A Study of Native American Autobiography, by Arnold Krupat Andrew Wiget
Bibliography of the Osage, by Terry P. Wilson; A Biobibliography of Native American Writers 1772-1924: A Supplement, by Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. and James W. Parins William T. Hagan
Ways of Indian Magic: Stories Retold, by Teresa VanEtten Michael Loudon
Crow Man’s People: Three Seasons with the Navajo, by Nigel Pride Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz
Cuentos Chicanos: A Short Story Anthology, edited by Rudolfo Anaya and Antonio Márquez Raymund A. Paredes
Gold Seeker: Adventures of a Belgian Argonaut during the Gold Rush Years, by Jean-Nicolas Perlot; trans. by Helen Harding Bretnor; edited by Howard R. Lamar David Rich Lewis
Inventing the Dream: California through the Progressive Era, by Kevin Starr Gerald Haslam
Ondina: A Narrative Poem, by John Roberts, with illustrations by Jake Pinello Steven Pugmire
The Shadow of Wings, by Marine Robert Warden; Haunts, by David Baker; Spirit, Hurry, by Rolly Kent Steven Brady
A New Voice for a New People: Midwestern Poetry 1800-1910, edited by Bernard F. Engel and Patricia W. Julius Richard H. Behm
Casting into a Cloud: Southwest Haiku, by Elizabeth Searle Lamb; Station Stop: A Collection of Haiku and Related Forms, by Richard Tice Richard Bodner
Song of the Sky, by Brian Swann Pamela Kay Kett
New and Old Voices from Wah’kon-tah: Contemporary Native American Poetry, edited by Robert K. Dodge and Joseph B. McCullough Patricia Clark Smith
Gullible Coyote/Una’ ihu: A Bilingual Collection of Hopi Coyote Stories, by Ekkehart Malotki Bo Schöler
Brief Cherishing, by Hildegarde Flanner James R. Hepworth
The Old Gringo, by Carlos Fuentes, transl. by Margaret Sayers Peden and the author Mark A. Foster
Warning: Writers at Work, by Larry L. King Jim Byrd

Winter 1987 (vol. 21, no. 4)

Reflections on Being a Cowboy Don D. Walker
Annual Bibliography Virgil Albertini
Research in Western American Literature Jan Roush
Esssay Review  
Riding the Grub Line:
Wind River; Powder River; The Last Buffalo Hunt; Mando
--all titles by Gary McCarthy
John D. Nesbitt
Book Reviews Review By
Lords of the Plain, by Max Crawford Tom Pilkington
Friday Night at Silver Star, stories by Patricia Henley Debra Olson
Heart of the Country, by Greg Matthews Ann Ronald
Son of the Morning Star, by Evan S. Connell Paul Andrew Hutton
The Vigil, by Clay Reynolds Gerald Haslam
The Wolf Whispered Death, by Barbara Moore Carol S. Long
The Coming of the Kid, by Oakley Hall Mary Washington
The Dispossessed, by Don Carpenter James H. Maguire
Soledad or Solitudes, by R. G. Vliet Bob J. Frye
Deadwood, by Pete Dexter Margaret A. Lukens
Snapshots: Glimpses of the Other California, by Gerald Haslam, with a foreword by W. H. Hutchinson Wayne Ude
Grace Stone Coates: Honey Wine and Hunger Root, by Lee Rostad Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
Super Bull and Other True Escapades, by Max Evans Frances Kay Foster
South by Southwest: 24 Stories from Modern Texas, edited by Don Graham Ernestine P. Sewell
Texas: A Literary Portrait, by Don Graham R. C. Reynolds
Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience, by Susan Prendergast Schoelwer Max Westbrook
The Sacred Paw: The Bear in Nature, Myth, and Language, by Paul Shepard and Barry Sanders Dolores Lachapelle
Idaho Folklife: Homesteads to Headstones, edited by Louie W. Attebery Jay A. Anderson
The Golden Gate, by Vikram Seth William A. Evans
Famous Potatoes: Southeast Idaho Poetry, edited by Harald Wyndham James H. Maguire
Bindweed, by Christianne Balk S. S. Moorty
Underground, by Corrinne Hales J. Wesley Clark
Tracks in the Widest Orbit, by J. H. Montrose Gerald Haslam
The Literature of Idaho: An Anthology, edited by James H. Maguire Ona Siporin
N. Scott Momaday: The Cultural and Literary Background, by Matthias Schubnell Charles L. Woodard
Wright Morris: Memory and Imagination, by Roy K. Bird Terry Hansen
Sinclair Lewis at 100: Papers Presented at a Centennial Conference John T. Flanagan
John Steinbeck: The California Years, by Brian St. Pierre Richard Astro
Mark Twain in California, by Nigey Lennon T. J. Gordon
The Delicacy and Strength of Lace: Letters between Leslie Marmon Silko and James Wright, edited and with an introduction by Anne Wright Wayne Ude
Contemporary Chicana Poetry: A Critical Approach to an Emerging Literature, by Marta Ester Sánchez Lourdes Torres
The Folklore of Spain in the American Southwest: Traditional Spanish Folk Literature in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado, by Aurelio M. Espinosa, edited by J. Manuel Espinosa Marta Weigle
Chicano Poetry: A Critical Introduction, by Cordelia Candelaria Robert G. Lint
A Papago Traveler, by James McCarthy, edited by John G. Westhover Michael Loudon
The Sun Came Down, by Peter Bullchild Robert A. Roripaugh
Southwestern Fiction 1960-1980: A Classified Bibliography, by Mary Lee Morris Mark Busby
American Indian and Alaska Native Newspapers and Periodicals 1925-1970, edited by Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. and James W. Parins Richard Dwyer
Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream, by John E. Carter Charlotte M. Wright
Forman Hanna: Pictorial Photographer of the Southwest, introduction by Mark Sawyer Jim Harris
Carl Oscar Borg and the Magic Region: Artist of the American West, by Helen Laird Pamela R. Howell

Spring 1987 (vol. 22, no.1)

Tracking the Pequod along The Oregon Trail Jack Scherting
“Wine of Wyoming” and Hemingway’s Hidden West Ann Putnam
Romantic Lyric Form and Western Mormon Experience in the Stories of Douglas Thayer B. W. Jorgensen
Essay Reviews: Acts of Recovery: The American Indian Novel in the ’80s  
The Beet Queen, by Louise Erdrich; Fools Crow, by James Welch; A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, by Michael Dorris Louis Owens
That Day in Gordon, Raymond H. Abbott Ward Churchill
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Winterkill, by Craig Lesley Robert Merrill
Song of the Meadowlark: The Story of an American Indian and the Nez Perce War, by John A. Sanford Edward Halsey Foster
Cantares Mexicanos: Songs of the Aztecs, translated from the Nahuatl, with an introduction and commentary by John Bierhorst Larry Evers
The Blind Corral, by Ralph Beer Charles L. Adams
The Cactus Garden, by William Dieter Anne M. Witmer
Beyond Blame, by Stephen Greenleaf Charles L. Crow
A Chicano in China, by Rudolfo A. Anaya Lourdes Torres
From the Missouri West, photographs by Robert Adams, and J. E. Stimson, Photographer of the West, by Mark Junge Stephen Trimble
After Barbed Wire: Cowboys of Our Time, by Kurt Markus Wallace D. McRae
Rodeo: Photography by Norman Mauskopf, introduction by Ben Maddow Lawrence Clayton
Plaintext: Essays, by Nancy Mairs Janis Helbert
Critical Essays on Sinclair Lewis, edited by Martin Bucco Frederick Manfred
In Search of York: The Slave Who Went to the Pacific with Lewis and Clark, by Robert B. Betts Rex Robinson
Max Brand: Western Giant, compiled and edited by William F. Nolan William Bloodworth
Davy Crockett: A Handbook, by Richard Boyd Hauck Jane H. Maddock
Alias Billy the Kid: The Man Behind the Legend, by Donald Cline Stephen Tatum
Time Exposure: The Autobiography of William Henry Jackson, by William Henry Jackson Coralie Beyers
The North American Sketches of R. B. Cunningham Graham, edited by John Walker Robert B. Olafson
The Indians of Puget Sound: The Notebooks of Myron Eells, edited with an introduction by George Pierre Castile George H. Tweney
Los Mesteños: Spanish Ranching in Texas 1721-1821, by Jack Jackson Larry McDonald
The Forgotten Cattle King, by Benton R. White Richard Townsley
Bone Games: One Man’s Search for the Ultimate Athletic High, by Rob Schultheis and In Search of the Simple Life, edited by David E. Shi Peter Wild
Artic Dreams, by Barry Lopez Thomas J. Lyon
The Native Home of Hope: People and the Northern Rockies, edited by Thomas N. Bethell, Deborah E. Tuck and Michael S. Clark Harald Wyndham
Having Everything Right, by Kim R. Stafford Steven Pugmire
‘What Thou Lovest Well Remains’: 100 Years of Ezra Pound, edited by Richard Ardinger Mary Ellen Walsh
Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Sante Fe, by Charles C. Eldredge, Julie Schimmel, and William T. Truettner Pamela R. Howell
River Runners of the Grand Canyon, by David Lavender Ann H. Zwinger
Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity & the Growth of the American West, by Donald Worster Gerald Haslam
Theodore Roosevelt: Wilderness Writings, edited and with an introduction by Paul Schullery Orvis Burmaster
On the Mesa, by John Nichols Wayne Ude
Our Nature, by Bil Gilbert Don Scheese
Billy the Kid: A Handbook, by Jon Tuska Dave Turner
The Grains, or Passages in the Life of Ruth Rover, with Occasional Pictures of Oregon, Natural and Moral, by Margaret Jewett Bailey; edited by Evelyn Leasher and Robert J. Frank Hugh Nichols
Henry Thoreau and John Muir among the Indians, by Richard F. Fleck Frank E. Buske
Final Harvest: An American Tragedy, by Andrew H. Malcolm Roscoe L. Buckland
James Pattie’s West: The Dream and the Reality, by Richard Batman Paul Witkowsky
Chinese Camp, by John C. Pine Doc Dachtler
Selected Poems, by Robert Bly Richard Ardinger

Summer 1987 (vol. 22, no. 2)

The Pattern Which Connects: Metaphor in Gary Snyder’s Later Poetry Julia Martin
Reclaiming the Power: Robinson Jeffers’s Verse Novels Patrick D. Murphy
Making Sense of Hollywood: Nathanael West’s Day of the Locust Thomas Strychacz
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Songs of the Sage, by Curley Fletcher Florence K. Blanchard
Wyoming Stories, by Gretel Ehrlich Donn Rawlings
Seventeen Syllables: 5 Stories of Japanese American Life, by Hisaye Yamamoto, edited by Robert Rolf and Norimitsu Ayuzawa Charles L. Crow
Dance Me Outside: More Tales from the Ermineskin Reserve, by W. P. Kinsella Zac Reisner
Under the Sun: Myth and Realism in Western American Literature, introduced and edited by Barbara Howard Meldrum Ludwig Deringer
Voices and Visions of the American West, by Barney Nelson Lawrence Clayton
The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America, by Robert G. Athearn Ann Ronald
Outlaw: The True Story of Claude Dallas, by Jeff Long Joseph M. Flora
Cowboys of the Wild West, by Russell Freedman Charlotte M. Wright
The Texas Experience, compiled by Archie P. McDonald Richard Tuerk
The Mexican Pet, by Jan Harold Brunvand Jim Harris
The Real West Marginal Way: A Poet’s Autobiography, by Richard Hugo Michael S. Allen
Moon in a Mason Jar, by Robert Wrigley Rick Ardinger
Time and the White Tigress, by Mary Barnard Dave Engel
Ultramarine, by Raymond Carver Steven Pugmire
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, by Marc Reisner Gerald Haslam
Martha Maxwell: Rocky Mountain Naturalist, by Maxine Benson Nancy Warner
Blessed by Light: Visions of the Colorado Plateau, edited by Stephen Trimble Leon L. Peterson
The Chief: Ernest Thompson Seton and the Changing West, by H. Allen Anderson Don E. Gribble
Paper Medicine Man: John Gregory Bourke and His American West, by Joseph C. Porter Doyce B. Nunis Jr.
Willa Cather: A Reference Guide, by Marilyn Arnold Mildred R. Bennett
Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir, photographs by Lucia Woods and others, text by Bernice Slote Susan J. Rosowski
Letter from Honeyhill: A Woman’s View of Homesteading, 1914-1931, by Cecelia Hennel Hendricks Virginia C. Parker
Prairie Women: Images in American and Canadian Fiction, by Carol Fairbanks Elaine J. Lawless
Frontier and Utopia in the Fiction of Charles Sealsfield: A Study of the Lebensbilder aus der westlichen Hemisphäre, by Jerry Schuchalter Robert B. Luehrs
John Ford: The Man and His Films, by Tag Gallagher Mark Busby
Apaches, by Oakley Hall Nancy Kirkpatrick Wright
Those Days: An American Album, by Richard Critchfield Dorys Crow Grover

Fall 1987 (vol. 22, no. 3)

The Genesis of Flight from Fiesta Charles L. Adams
Hemingway’s Indian Virtues: An Ecological Reconsideration Glen A. Love
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Hopi Way: Tales from a Vanishing Culture, collected by Mando Sevillano Steve Sanfield
King of the Beatniks, by Arthur W. Knight Aden Ross
Left Out in the Rain: New Poems 1974-1985, by Gary Snyder Bert Almon
In Search of the Primitive: Rereading David Antin, Jerome Rothenberg, and Gary Snyder, by Sherman Paul Charles L. Crow
This Stubborn Soil: A Frontier Boyhood, by William A. Owens Robert D. Harper
The Sacred Game: Provincialism and Frontier Consciousness in American Literature, 1630-1860, by Albert J. von Frank Dorey Schmidt
Muir among the Animals: The Wildlife Writings of John Muir, edited by Lisa Mighetto Ron Limbaugh
At the Gentle Mercy of Plants, by Hildegarde Flanner Nancy Warner
Clear Fork Cowboys: Contemporary Cowboys along the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, by Lawrence Clayton and Sonja Irwin Clayton Sylvia Ann Grider
The Backslider, by Levi S. Peterson Kenneth B. Hunsaker
Beyond the Grave, by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini Charlotte S. McClure
Red Earth, White Earth, by Will Weaver George F. Day
To Skin a Cat, by Thomas McGuane Dexter Westrum
Mountain Blood, by Will Baker David McElroy
Seven Rivers West, by Edward Hoagland Ronald L. Johnson
John Steinbeck’s Fiction: The Aesthetics of the Road Taken, by John H. Timmerman Robert E. Morsberger
Black Swan, by Gertrude Story James H. Maguire
The Best of Tom Thomson, by Joan Murray William Gardner Bell
The Life and Times of James Willard Schultz (Apikuni), by Warren Hanna L. L. Lee
Western Series and Sequels: A Reference Guide, by Bernard A. Drew with Martin Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh Peter Bischoff
Texas Myths, edited by Robert F. O’Connor Lawrence Clayton
Sonovagun Stew: A Folklore Miscellany, edited by Francis Edward Abernethy Richard Tuerk
Here’s to High Heels, by Patricia Elliott J. Wesley Clark
John Muir, A Reading Bibliography by William F. Kimes and Maymie B. Kimes Ann Ronald
Utah Canyon Country, by F. A. Barnes Nancy Warner
In Our Hearts and Minds: An Anthology of Northwest Writing, edited by Michael Daley Glen A. Love
Dead Kachina Man, by Teresa VanEtten Karl Kroeber
The Zarahemla Vision, by Gary Stewart Margaret K. Brady
Agatite, by Clay Reynolds Ernestine P. Sewell
Demon Box, by Ken Kesey Ronald Curran
Confessions of a Barbarian, by Edward Abbey; and Red Knife Valley, by Jack Curtis Janet L. Jacobsen
Collected Stories 1948-1986, by Wright Morris Joseph J. Wydeven
Pat’s Whores, by Barding Dahl; and Looking Glass, by Barbara Cherne Ann Putnam
Western Stories, edited by Peter Bischoff and Peter Nocon Florence Blanchard
Collected Essays and Short Stories, by H. L. Davis Lex Runciman
The Best of California … as featured in California Magazine, 1976-1986 William F. Kimes
Semi-Native, by Jim Arnholz Jim Harris
Portrait of My Father, by Lawrence Clark Powell George H. Tweney
Art and Geology: Expressive Aspects of the Desert, by Rita Deanin Abbey and G. William Fiero Pamela R. Howell
Rising from the Plains, by John McPhee Peter Wild
White Town Drowsing, by Ron Powers David A. Carpenter
California: A Place, A People, A Dream, edited by Claudia K. Jurmain and James J. Rawls Gerald Haslam
Selected Poems, by Archie (Khatchik) Minasian Gerald Haslam
Westering, by Thomas Hornsby Ferril James R. Saucerman
The Stronghold, by Phillips Kloss David A. Carpenter
Weldon Kees and the Midcentury Generation, Letters, 1935-1955, edited and with commentary by Robert E. Knoll Helen Winter Stauffer
Jack Kerouac: Novelist of the Beat Generation, by Warren French;
The Spontaneous Poetics of Jack Kerouac: A Study of the Fiction, by Regina Weinreich
Dave Engel
Blue Desert, by Charles Bowden Donn Rawlings
Wild Mustangs, by Parley J. Paskett Pamela Kay Kett
Alex Sweet’s Texas: The Lighter Side of Lone Star History, by Alexander Edwin Sweet James T. F. Tanner
West of Eden: A History of the Art and Literature of Yosemite, by David Robertson Pamela R. Howell
Lummis in the Pueblos, by Patrick T. Houlihan and Betsy E. Houlihan Arthur Frietzsche
Wolf and the Winds, by Frank Bird Linderman, introduction by Hugh Dempsey Penelope Reedy
The American Indian in Film, by Michael Hilger Jane Maddock
The Graywolf Annual, edited by Scott Walker Peter Wild
My Life in the North Woods, by Robert Smith Paul Lehmberg
Southwest Tales in Memory of Tomás Rivera: A Contemporary Collection, edited by Alurista and Xelina Rojas-Urista Mark Busby
City of Roses: Stories from Girlhood, by Mary Jane Moffat Janet L. Jacobsen
There’s Always Another Chance and Other Stories, by Elmer Kelton Jean Alhinc
Death Valley and the Amargosa: A Land of Illusion, by Richard E. Lingenfelter Phillip I. Earl
Life among the Modocs: Unwritten History, by Joaquin Miller Charles L. Adams
Life Goes On: Twenty More Years of Fortune and Friendship, by Lawrence Clark Powell Gerald Haslam
The Voyage Perilous: Willa Cather’s Romanticism, by Susan J. Rosowski Alice Hall Petry

Winter 1988 (vol. 22, no. 4)

The Implied Author as Protagonist: A Reading of Little Big Man Jon Wallace
The Hill beyond the City: Elements of the Jeremiad in Edward Abbey’s “Down the River with Henry Thoreau” John A. Murray
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature 1986-1987 Jan Roush
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Frog Mountain Blues, by Charles Bowden Robert A. Roripaugh
Nature First, Keeping Our Wild Places and Wild Creatures Wild, by Thomas McNamee John A. Murray
The Untamed Garden and Other Personal Essays, by David Rains Wallace Russell Burrows
Pioneer Conservationists of Eastern America, by Peter Wild Jim Aton
We Need to Dream All This Again, by Bernard Pomerance Richard Bodner
Out West: An American Jouney, by Dayton Duncan Wayne R. Kime
The West of the Imagination, by William H. and William N. Goetzmann William Bloodworth
Urban Options, photographs by William Pankey;
The Texas Outback: Portraits of a Wildly Weird Country, by Caleb Pirtle III, photographs by Gerald Crawford
Lawrence Clayton
This I Can Leave You: A Woman’s Days on the Pitchfork Ranch, by Mamie Sypert Burns; Under the Texas Sun: Adventures of a Young Cowpuncher, by Anna Manns Dana Richard Moseley
Sacred Language: The Nature of Supernatural Discourse in Lakota, by William K. Powers Donald E. Gribble
The Moccasin Maker, by E. Pauline Johnson Elizabeth Hanson
Cowgirls: Women of the American West, by Teresa Jordan Karen S. Langlois
Land of the Burnt Thigh, by Edith Eudora Kohl;
Sand in My Eyes, by Seigniora Russell Laune
Margaret A. Lukens
The Women’s West, edited by Susan Armitage and Elizabeth Jameson Pamela R. Howell
Emily: The Diary of a Hard-Worked Woman, by Emily French Penelope Reedy
Traveling West: 19th Century Women on the Overland Route, by Martha Mitten Allen Ruth Alexander
The Blizzard Voices, by Ted Kooser Steven Pugmire
The Nearness of You, by Carolyn Kizer Dolph Corradino
The Enchanted Room, by Maurya Simon David A. Carpenter
Headlong, by James McKean Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
Texasville, by Larry McMurtry Ann Ronald
Picture Bride, by Yoshiko Uchida Susan Sunada
Antelope Springs, by G. Clifton Wisler Perter Bischoff
The Haunted Mesa, by Louis L’Amour Robert L. Gale

Spring 1988 (vol. 23, no. 1)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
River of Paradox: John McPhee’s “The Encircled River” Philip G. Terrie
A. B. Guthrie’s Fair Land, Fair Land: A Requiem  Thomas W. Ford
Mary Austin and the Houghton Mifflin Company: A Case Study in the Marketing of a Western Writer Karen S. Langlois
Essay ReviewsReviewed By
The Woman at Otowi Crossing by Frank Waters  Charles L. Adams
A Literary History of the American West, sponsored by the Western Literature Association

John Milton

Books Reviewed Reviewed By
Wild Westerns: Stories from the Grand Pulps, edited by Bill Pronzini Edward C. Lynskey
Selling the Wild West: Popular Western Fiction, 1860-1960, by Christine Bold John D. Nesbitt
The Best of the West, by Joe R. Lansdale Kenneth W. Scott
Good-bye, Son and Other Stories, by Janet Lewis Deanna L. Kern Ludwin
The News of the World, by Ron Carlson Janet L. Jacobsen
Golden Days, by Carolyn See Charles L. Crow
The Earth Abideth, by George Dell Joseph J. Wydeven
Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler, edited by Frank MacShane Ernest Fontana
“The Tools of My Trade”: Annotated Books in Jack London’s Library, by David Mike Hamilton George H. Tweney
Jack London’s California: The Golden Poppy and Other Writings, edited by Sal Noto; With a Heart Full of Love: Jack London’s Presentation Inscriptions to the Women in His Life, edited by Sal Noto Earle Labor
Beats & Company: Portrait of a Literary Generation, by Ann Charters Richard Ardinger
The Beat Vision: A Primary Sourcebook, edited by Arthur and Kit Knight M. Gilbert Porter
The Silent Screen and My Talking Heart, by Nell Shipman Sharon Kahin
The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, August 30, 1803-August 24, 1804, Vol. II; and The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, August 25, 1804-April 6, 1805, Vol. III, both edited by Gary E. Moulton Rex E. Robinson
Escape from Death Valley, As Told by William Lewis Manley and Other ’49ers, edited by Leroy and Jean Johnson David Wellenbrock
Willa Cather: The Emerging Voice, by Sharon O’Brien;
Cather’s Kitchens: Foodways in Literature and Life,
by Roger L. and Linda K. Welsch, foreword by Susan J. Rosowski
George F. Day
A History of Steinbeck’s Cannery Row, by Tom MangesldorfRobert E. Morsberger
Classics of Texas Fiction, by James Ward Lee Lawrence Clayton
Land Fever: Dispossession and the Frontier Myth, by James M. Marshall Penelope Reedy
Stories from the Country of Lost Borders, by Mary Austin, edited by Marjorie PryseThomas W. Ford
Stories We Listened To, by John Haines Robert Hedin
The Men in My Life, by James D. Houston David A. Carpenter
Stephen Crane, by Bettina L. Knapp Donald E. Gribble
I See by My Get-Up, by Ron Querry Robert Murray Davis
Images of America: Travelers from Abroad in the New World, by Robert B. Downs Wayne R. Kime
The Desert Is No Lady: Southwestern Landscapes in Women’s Writing and Art, edited by Vera Norwood and Janice Monk Pamela R. Howell
Northwest Variety: Personal Essays by 14 Regional Authors, edited by Lex Runciman and Steven Sher; Owning It All, by William Kittredge  Carol S. Long
A Treasury of the Sierra Nevada, edited by Robert Leonard Reid Orvis Burmaster
Beyond Forget: Rediscovering the Prairies, by Mark Abley Peter Wild
In Condor Country, by David Darlington Gerald Haslam
The Vanishing White Man, by Stan Steiner Jack L. Davis
Last of the Breed, by Louis L’Amour Starr Jenkins
The Treble V: The Legacy of a Cattle Baron of the Old West, by R. Guild Gray John D. Nesbitt
Blood Moon, by K. Patrick Conner Gerald Haslam
The Man Who Rode Midnight, by Elmer KeltonLawrence Clayton
The Western Writer’s Handbook, edited by James L. Collins Dale L. Walker
Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music, by Robert Bringhurst;
The Nootka Rose,
by Sam Hamill
Steven Pugmire
Little Lucy’s Papa: A Story of Silverland, by Dan DeQuille/ William Wright Charlotte M. Wright

Summer 1988 (vol. 23, no. 2)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Focus and Frame in Wright Morris’s The Works of Love Joseph J. Wydeven
Unity and Point of View in The Distant MusicRichard H. Corning
The Minimal WesternDon D. Walker
Grafting onto Her Roots: Jean Stafford’s “Woden’s Day”William Leary
Essay ReviewReviewed By
The Moccasin Telegraph and Other Tales, by W. P. KinsellaElizabeth Cook-Lynn
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Crossing to Safety, by Wallace StegnerRussell Burrows
Sam Shepard’s Metaphorical Stages, by Lynda Hart Jasbir Jain
Howard Hawks: A Jungian Study, by Clark Branson Mark Busby
Revolutionary Rexroth: Poet of East-West Wisdom by Morgan Gibson Steven Pugmire
Three Pacific Northwest Poets: William Stafford, Richard Hugo, and David Wagoner, by Sanford PinskerPaul Varner
Jack London: Adventures, Ideas, and Fiction, by James Lundquist Jeanne Campbell Reesman
Willa Cather: A Literary Life, by James Woodress Chapel Petty-Schmitt
Willa Cather in Person: Interviews, Speeches, and Letters, edited by L. Brent Bohlke Diane D. Quantic
On Mark Twain: The Best from American Literature, edited by Louis J. Budd and Edwin H. Cady Dorys Crow Grover
Frank Norris: Collected Letters, edited by Jesse S. Crisler Virgil Albertini
Zane Grey, Born to the West: A Reference Guide, by Kenneth W. Scott Gary Topping
Prairies Within, by Harold P. Simonson Arthur C. Huseboe
Western Writers Series No. 77-81:
Gerald Haslam,
by Gerald Locklin; Helen Hunt Jackson, by Rosemary Whitaker; Richard Brautigan, by Jay Boyer; Ole Edvart Rölvaag, by Ann Moseley; Lanford Wilson, by Mark Busby
Russell Burrows
The Short Stories of Fray Angelico Chavez, by Fray Angelico Chavez, edited by Genaro Padilla Robert Gish
Western Trails: A Collection of Short Stories by Mary Austin, edited by Melody Graulich Peter Wild
Griever: An American Monkey King in China, by Gerald Vizenor Dexter Westrum
Heart of a Western Woman, by Leslie Leek Durham Scott Preston
Prettyfields, by William Eastlake;
The Man Who Cultivated Fire and Other Stories, by Gerald Haslam  
Gerald I. Locklin     
Small Faces, by Gary Soto Gerald W. Haslam
Prize Stories: Texas Institute of Letters, edited and with an introduction by Marshall Terry David A. Carpenter
O. Henry’s Texas Short Stories, by O. Henry, edited by Marian McClintock and Michael Simms   Dick Heaberlin
The Interior Country: Stories of the Modern West, edited by Alexander Blackburn with Craig Lesley and Jill Landem Robert A. Roripaugh
A Beautiful, Cruel Country, by Eva Antonia Wilbur-Cruce Judy Nolte Lensink
Voices of a Place, by Gerald Haslam  Penelope Reedy
Unassigned Territory, by Kem Nunn Charles L. Crow
Ringer, by Marshall Terry James Ward Lee
Dancing at the Rascal Fair, by Ivan Doig  A. Carl Bredahl
Rats Alley, by John H. Irsfeld Lora K. Reiter
A Man in the Wheatfield, by Robert Laxalt Dorys Crow Grover
Wanderer Springs, by Robert Flynn  Jim Stull
Prose Sketches and Poems Written in the Western Country, by Albert Pike Robert D. Harper
Night Freight, by Clyde Rice  Dale L. Walker
Going Over East: Reflections of a Woman Rancher, by Linda M. Hasselstrom Kate Arneson
Plain Folk: A Commonplace of the Great Plains, by Jim Hoy and Tom Isern  George F. Day
At the Field’s End: Interviews with Twenty Pacific Northwest Writers, by Nicholas O’Connell  D. A. Hecker
Liquid City: Houston Writers on Houston, edited by Rita Saylors  Thomas W. Ford
Wingbone: Poetry from Colorado, edited by Janice Hays and Pamela Haines;
C
ity Kite on a Wire: 38 Denver Poets, edited by Ray Gonzalez  
Robert D. Harper
Marking the Magic Circle: An Intimate Geography, by George Venn Carol S. Long
The American West as Living Space, by Wallace E. Stegner C. L. Rawlins
Entrepreneurs of the Old West, by David Dary; The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West, by Patricia Nelson Limerick  Charles S. Peterson
Shrubs of the Great Basin: A Natural History, by Hugh N. Mozingo  Thomas J. Lyon
No Wild Dog Howled, by Bruce Embree  Scott Preston
To the Fierce Guard in the Assyrian Saloon, by Howard W. Robertson S. S. Moorty
Indian Country: America’s Sacred Land, by Tony Hillerman, photographs by Béla Kalman; Tarahumara: Where Night Is the Day of the Moon, by Bernard L. Fontana, photographs by John P. Schaefer  Jean T. Groulx
The Good Red Road, by Kenneth Lincoln with Al Logan Slagle Jack L. Davis
The Western Apache: Living with the Land before 1950, by Winfred Buskirk  Catherine S. Fowler
At Home in Texas: Early Views of the Land, by Robin W. Doughty  Lou Rodenberger
A Miner’s Christmas Carol, by Sam Davis  Charlotte S. McClure
Staying the Winter, by Nancy McCleery

Robert Hedin

Fall 1988 (vol. 23, no. 3)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
The Myth of Quetzalcoatl in Contemporary Setting: Mythical Dimensions/Political Reality Rudolfo A. Anaya
The Problem of Knowledge in Jack London’s “The Water Baby”Jeanne C. Reesman
American Indians and German Indians: Perspectives of Doom in Cooper and May Martin Kuester
Essay ReviewReviewed By
One Life at a Time, Please, by Edward Abbey Donn Rawlings
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Fall into Eden: Landscape and Imagination in California, by David Wyatt

Charles L. Crow

The Oregon Trail: Yesterday and Today; A Brief History and Pictorial Journey along the Wagon Tracks of Pioneers, by William E. Hill Patricia Ann Owens
Shooting Stars: Heroes and Heroines of Western Film, edited by Archie P. McDonald Jane Maddock
On Nature, edited by Daniel HalpernPaul Lehmberg
Reach of Tide, Ring of History, by Sam McKinneyDon Scheese
Words for the Wild: The Sierra Club Trailside Reader, A Sierra Club Totebook, edited by Ann Ronald Sanford E. Marovitz
A Trace of Desert Waters, by Samuel G. Houghton Nancy J. Warner
Aldo Leopold: The Man and His Legacy, edited by Thomas Tanner SueEllen Campbell
Desert Sanctuary, by Hank Messick Jim Harris
An Orange Grove Boyhood, by Lawrence Clark PowellGerald Haslam
Will James: The Life and Works of a Lone Cowboy, by William Gardner;
Ride for the High Points: The Real Story of Will James, by Jim Bramlett
Pamela Kay Kett
The Best Western Stories of Lewis B. Patten, edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. GreenbergAnn Ronald
The Vernacular Muse: The Eye and Ear in Contemporary Literature, by Dennis Cooley Bert Almon
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Growing Up in the Little House, by Patricia Reilly Giff Susan Naramore Maher
Time to Write: How William Sidney Porter Became O. Henry, by Trueman E. O’Quinn and Jenny Lind Porter James T. F. Tanner
Lost in West Texas, by Jim W. Corder Dick Heaberlin
Confessions of Johnny Ringo, by Geoff Aggeler Robert E. Morsberger
Murder by Impulse, by D. R. MeredithErnestine P. Sewell
The Train to Estelline, by Jane Roberts Wood

Ann Putnam

Exile in Alaska, by John Mitchell David A. Carpenter
The Oxtail Cocktail, by Shirley Hicks Janet L. Jacobsen
Shoshone Mike, by Frank Bergon Ann Ronald
Voces: Anthology of New Mexican Writers, edited by Rudolfo Anaya;
Klail City, by Rolando Hinojosa
Lourdes Torres
The Long Season, by Sam Brown Lawrence Clayton
The Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, Captive of Maquinna, by John R. Jewitt Elizabeth Willis
Blessed McGill, by Edwin Shrake John T. Flanagan
Idaho+, Contemporary Poetry from the American WestJim Harris
Unremembered Country, by Susan Griffin   Lex Runciman
Utah’s Wasatch Front, by Ted Wilson Scott Cheney
Winter Count II, by Frederick ManfredMax Westbrook
Frames of Reference, by Richard Dauenhauer Scott Preston
Singing the Mozart Requiem, by Ingrid Wendt Paul Varner
cloudline: landscript visions of the far western eye, edited by Scott Preston Dave Engel
Lion’s Gate, Selected Poems 1963-1986, by Keith Wilson Jim Harris
Twilights and Chants, poems by Ray Gonzales Sam Hamill
Old Southwest/New Southwest: Essays on a Region and Its Literature, edited by Judy Nolte Lensink   Dorys Crow Grover
Masterpieces of the American West: Selections from the Anschutz Collection, by Elizabeth Cunningham Shelley Armitage
The Kingdom in the Country, by James Conoway Peter Wild
You Must Revise Your Life and An Oregon Message: Poems, both by William Stafford Keith Wilson
Curved Like an Eye, by George Perreault;
The Country of Here Below, by Wyn Cooper
William H. Green
The Exact Place, by Mary Ann Waters Harry Humes
Trace: Prairie Writers on Writing, edited by Birk Sproxton Robert Thacker
Hemingway, A Psychological Portrait, by Richard E. Hardy and John G. Cull Carl D. Cheney
European Perspectives on Hispanic Literature of the United States, edited by Genevieve Fabre; Chicana Creativity and Criticism: Charting New Frontiers in American Literature, edited by María Herrera-Sobek and Helena María Viramontes Ute Krauter
Haa Shuká. Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives, edited by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer Suzanne Scollon
A Guide to Minnesota Writers, by Ron Barron Thomas Pribek
Robert Duncan, by Mark Andrew JohnsonPaul Varner
World Outside the Window: The Selected Essays of Kenneth Rexroth, edited by Bradford Morrow Bert Almon
Magpie Rising: Sketches from the Great Plains, by Merrill GilfillanPeter Wild
Utah Wildlands, by Stewart Aitchison

Russell Burrows

A Long Way to See: Images and Voices of North Dakota, compiled by Wayne Gudmundson and Michael Moos Patrick D. Morrow
Archaeological Insights into the Custer Battle, by Douglas D. Scott and Richard A. Fox Jr. Donald E. Gribble
Owen Wister’s West: Selected Articles, edited by Robert Murray Davis Coralie Beyers
Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico, by Stanley Crawford L. Mikel Vause
The New North, by Agnes Deans Cameron, edited by David Richeson Michael Peterman
Earth Fire: A Hopi Legend of the Sunset Crater Eruption, by Ekkehart Malotki with Michael Lomatuway’ma Mary McBride
Thunder in the Dust: Classic Images of Western Movies, photographs by John R. Hamilton; text by John Calvin Batchelor Lawrence Clayton
Madness in the Family, by William Saroyan Peter Wild
These and Other Lands: Stories from the Heartland, edited by Heartlands Fiction Collective Helen Winter Stauffer
In the Footsteps of John Wesley Powell: An Album of Comparative Photographs of the Green and Colorado Rivers, 1871-72 and 1968, by Hal G. Stephens and Eugene M. Shoemaker Jim Aton
Crossing Open Ground, by Barry Lopez Jim Aton

Winter 1989 (vol. 23, no. 4)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
The Rise of Silas Lapham: The Western Dimension Martin Bucco
The Western Holdup Play: The Pilgrimage Continues Rudolf Erben
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature 1987-1988 Jan Roush
Essay Review  
Rock and Hawk: A Selection of Shorter Poems by Robinson Jeffers, edited by Robert Hass; Robinson Jeffers and the Critics, 1912-1983: A Bibliography of Secondary Sources with Selective Annotations, by Jeanetta Boswell; Robinson Jeffers, Poet of California, by James Karman; The Enduring Voice: A Tor House Journal, by John Dotson. Robert J. Brophy
Books Reviewed Reviewed By
From Timberline to Tidepool: Contemporary Fiction from the Northwest, edited by Rich Ives Dan Whipple
Once a Legend, by Jack Cummings Bob J. Frye
The Graywolf Annual Four: Short Stories by Men, edited by Scott Walker Jerry R. Dickey
Big Horn Gunfighter; Long Henry; Wind River Kill; Wyoming Gunsmoke--all by Robert Kammen John D. Nesbitt
Dusk, by John Salter Peter Wild
Family Attractions, by Judith Freeman Janet L. Jacobsen
A Thief of Time, by Tony Hillerman Barbara Waters
Dan De Quille: Dive and Lazarus. Their Wanderings and Adventures in the Infernal Regions, edited and introduced by Lawrence I. Berkove Richard Dwyer
Prime Fathers, by Frederick Manfred George F. Day
Deadly Virtues, by Francois Camoin Susan Elizabeth Gunter
Big Sky, Fair Land: The Environmental Essays of A. B. Guthrie, Jr., edited by David Petersen Thomas W. Ford
California Childhood: Recollections and Stories of the Golden State, edited by Gary Soto Michael Kowalewski
The Pursuit of American Character, by Rupert Wilkinson Sam B. Girgus
A Sense of Place: The Life and Work of Forrest Shreve, by Janice Emily Bowers Peter Wild
Sailing to Corinth, by Irene Wanner John Purdy
Pound as Wuz, byJames Laughlin Michael Jennings
Larry McMurtry’s Texas: Evolution of the Myth, by Lera Patrick Tyler LichKate Arneson
The Letters of Malcolm Lowry and Gerald Noxom, 1940-1952, edited and with an introduction by Paul Tiessen with the assistance of Nancy Strobel Frances W. Kaye
Dallas Stories, by Marshall Terry James W. Byrd
Platte River Road Narratives: A Descriptive Bibliography of Travel over the Great Central Route to Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, Montana, and Other Western States and Territories, 1812-1866, by Merrill J. Mattes, with a foreword by James A. Michener Wayne R. Kime
Rainbow’s End, by Genaro González; Schoolland, by Max Martínez; … y no se lo tragó la tierra / and the earth did not devour him, by Tomás Rivera Carl R. Shirley
The Adventures of Barney Tullus, by Don D. Walker Professor Tully Barnous
Black Ash, Orange Fire, Collected Poems 1959-1985, by William Witherup Charles H. Daughaday
Break the Mirror, by Nanao Sakaki Thomas J. Lyon

Spring 1989 (vol. 24, no. 1)

Homecoming in the California Visionary Romance Charles L. Crow
An Interview with Ann Zwinger Paul W. Rea
Edward Abbey and Environmental Quixoticism Paul T. Bryant
Jim Burden and the Structure of My Antonia John L. Selzer
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories, by Raymond Carver William Kittredge
Born Brothers, by Larry Woiwode Kenneth C. Mason
Anything for Billy, by Larry McMurtry Clay Reynolds
Tracks, by Louise Erdrich Suzanne Shane
Edward Warren, by William Drummond Stewart, edited by Bart Barbour Levi S. Peterson
The Day the Cisco Kid Shot John Wayne, by Nash Candelaria Patricia De La Fuente
Desperate Measures, by James Hannah Joseph M. Flora
The Homesman, by Glendon Swarthout Nancy Owen Nelson
A Little House Sampler, by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane Ann Romines
The Art of Frank Norris, Storyteller, by Barbara Hochman
Frank Norris and The Wave: A Bibliography, by Joseph J. McElrath, Jr.
Barbaranne Schuyler
The New Native American Novel: Works in Progress, edited by Mary Dougherty Bartlett Linda M. Hasselstrom
Pilgrim in the Sun, by C. L. Sonnichsen John R. Milton
Section Lines: A Manitoba Anthology, edited by Mark Duncan Reginald Dyck
Crossing the River, edited by Kristjana Gunnars Helen Beach Cannon
A Ruth Suckow Omnibus, by Ruth Suckow Roy W. Meyer
William Everson: The Life of Brother Antoninus,by Lee Bartlett David A. Carpenter
Sketches of California in the 1860s: The Journals of Jesus Maria Estudillo, edited and annotated by Margaret Schlichtmann  Malcolm Margolin
A Writer's Eye: Field Notes and Watercolors, by Paul Horgan
Under the Sangre de Cristo, by Paul Horgan
A Certain Climate: Essays in History, Arts, and Letters, by Paul Horgan
Robert F. Gish
The Coyote: Defiant Songdog of the West, by Francois Leydet Margaret Pettis
The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers, vol. 1: 1920-1928, edited by Tim Hunt
The Excesses of God: Robinson Jeffers as a Religious Figure, by William Everson
Patrick D. Murphy
Selected Poems 1938-1988, by Thomas McGrath Christopher Buckley
Amplitude: New and Selected Poems, by Tess Gallagher Lex Runciman
Skookum: An Oregon Pioneer Family's History and Lore, by Shannon Applegate George Venn
Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregon's Wilderness,by William L. Sullivan Glen A. Love
Worship of the Visible Spectrum,by Judith Skillman Ona Siporin
Willa Cather and France: In Search of the Lost Language, by Robert J. Nelson Margaret Doane
The Illustrated Dictionary of Western Literature,by Michael Legatt Charlotte M.Wright
Ranch Rodeos in West Texas,by Lawrence Clayton Kenneth W. Davis
The Letters of Jack London,edited by Earle Labor, Robert C. Leitz III and I. Milo Shepard Dale L. Walker
Lesser Evils: Ten Quartets,by Gary Soto Gerald Haslam
The Death of Jean-Paul Sartre and Other Poems, by Gerald Locklin
Children of a Lesser Demagogue, by Gerald Locklin
A Constituency of Dunces, by Gerald Locklin
James H. Maguire
Elements,by James Galvin Susan Elizabeth Gunter
Mezcal,by Charles Bowden Dick Kirkpatrick

Summer 1989 (vol. 24, no. 2)

Bazarov, Prince Hal, and the Virginian Max Westbrook
Valuing Surface A. Carl Bredhal
Frank Waters's The Lizard Woman and the Emergence of the Dawn Man Alexander Blackburn
Rethinking the Literary Review Charlotte M. Wright
Blue Plums and Smoke: Loren Eiseley's Perception of Time Robert G. Franke
Essay Reviews:
Essay Review on Working Days: The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, edited by Robert DeMott
Essay Review on The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road toThe Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, with an introduction by Charles Wollenberg
James D. Houston
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
The History of the Sierra Club 1892-1970, by Michael P. Cohen Ann Ronald
Old Utah Trails, by William B. Smart Russell Burrows
Juanita Brooks: Mormon Woman Historian, by Levi S. Peterson, woodblock prints by Royden Card, foreword by Charles S. Peterson William Mulder
Dreamers and Defenders: American Conservationists, by Douglas H. Strong Peter Wild
From Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains: Major Stephen Long's Expedition, 1819-1820, edited by Maxine Benson Dave Engel
Meditations with The Hopi, by Robert Boissiere
Meditations with The Navajo, by Gerald Hausman
Pamela Kay Kett
John C. Van Dyke. The Desert, by Peter Wild
D'Arcy McNickle, by James Ruppert
Kenneth Rexroth, by Lee Bartlett
Edward Dorn, by William McPheron
Ernest Haycox, by Richard W. Etulain
Connie White
Understanding Chicano Literature, by Carl R. Shirley and Paula W. Shirley Américo Paredes
John Steinbeck: A Study of Short Fiction, by R. S. Hughes John Ditsky
Frontier's End, by Robert F. Gish Dick Heaberlin
The Witch of Goingsnake and Other Stories, by Robert J. Conley Julian Rice
How to Write Western Novels, by Matt Braun Michael T. Marsden
Nebraska, by Ron Hansen Kerry Ahearn
Faraway Places, by Tom Spanbauer James H. Maguire
The Wake of the General Bliss, by Edward Lueders Keith Wilson
Cactus Thorn, by Mary Austin, with a foreword and afterword by Melody Graulich Rae G. Ballard
Mamaw: A Novel of an Outlaw Mother, by Susan Dodd David Hecker
Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation, by John Ehle Robert E. Morsberger
Yellow Sun, Bright Sky: The Indian Country Stories of Oliver La Farge, edited with an introduction by David L. Caffey Louis Owens
Rough and Rowdy Ways: The Life and Hard Times of Edward Anderson, by Patrick Bennet Ernestine P. Sewell
Haunted by Home: The Life and Letters of Lynn Riggs, by Phyllis Cole Braunlich James H. Maguire
Writing to Survive: The Private Notebooks of Conrad Richter, edited by Harvena Richter Charles L. Adams
Journal of an Aleutian Year, by Ethel Ross Oliver Carolyn Servid
Idaho's Poetry: A Centennial Anthology, edited by Ronald E. McFarland and William Studebaker James H. Maguire
Willie: an Autobiography, by Willie Nelson with Bud Shrake Richard Dwyer
Crossing the River: Poets of the Western United States, edited by Ray Gonzales  James R. Saucerman
Lima Beans and City Chicken: A Memoir of the Open Hearth, by Martina Durbin Robert E. Morsberger
Willa Cather and the Fairy Tale, by Marilyn Berg Callander Margaret Doane
From a Distant Place, by Don Carpenter David M. Fine
The Western Hero in Film and Television: Mass Media Mythology, by Rita Parks Paul Skenazy
Alaska: Reflections on Land and Spirit, edited by Robert Hedin and Gary Holthaus John A. Murray
Letters from the Southwest: September 20, 1884, to March 14, 1885, by Charles Lummis, edited by James W. Byrkit
Some Strange Corners of Our Country: The Wonderland of the Southwest, by Charles Lummis
Peter Wild
Earthen Wayfarer. Selected Poems: 1972-1987, by Richard F. Fleck
TheAbalone Heart, by Barbara Meyn
Deborah Clifford Gessaman
Blossoms & Bones: On the Life and Work of Georgia O'Keeffe, by Christopher Buckley Charles H. Daughaday
Literature and Belief, Willa Cather Issue, edited by John J. Murphy Dana Brunvand
Blood and Bones,poems by Clifton Snider Gerald Locklin
The Roundup Quarterly,edited by Judy Alter Dana Brunvand
Lady of No Man's Land,by Jeanne Williams Marina Hall

Fall 1989 (vol. 24, no. 3)

The Land and Language of Desire: Where Deep Ecology and Post-Structuralism Meet SueEllen Campbell
Why Don't They Write About Nevada? Ann Ronald
"The Frontier Myth" on Stage: From the Nineteenth Century to Sam Shepard's True West Richard Wattenberg
Cadillac Larry Rides Again: McMurtry and the Song of the Open Road Janis P. Stout
Rølvaag's "Roguish Smile" in Peder Victorious Dexter Martin
Essay Reviews:
Essay Review on The Terrible Threes, by Ishmael Reed
Essay Review on New and Collected Poems, by Ishmael Reed
Steven Jeffrey Jones
Essay Review on Sam Chance, by Benjamin Capps
Essay Review on The Brothers of Uterica, by Benjamin Capps
Essay Review on The White Man's Road, by Benjamin Capps
Lou Rodenberger
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Common Ground, by John Daniel Ona Siporin
Not Vanishing, by Chrystos Andrea Lerner
Emerald Ice, by Diane Wakoski Bill Baines
Pulling Leather: Being the Early Recollections of a Cowboy on the Wyoming Range, 1884-1889, by Rueben B. Mullins, edited and with an introduction by Jan E. Roush and Lawrence Clayton Robert A. Roripaugh
Literature & Lanscape: Writers of the Southwest, by Cynthia Farah Stephen Trimble
This Incomparable Lande. A Book of American Nature Writing, edited by Thomas J. Lyon Ann Ronald
Coyote's Canyon, photographs by John Telford, text by Terry Tempest Williams Margaret Pettis
Baja Journey: Reveries of a Sea-Kayaker, by Robin Carey Rick Bass
A New Collection of Thomas Bangs Thorpe's Sketches of the Old Southwest, by Thomas Bangs Thorpe, edited by David C. Estes Robert Dodge
Life in Alaska: The Reminiscence of a Kansas Woman, 1916-1919, by May Wynne Lamb, edited by Dorothy Wynne Zimmerman Carol Miles Petersen
Mexican-American Folkore, edited by John O. West Ramon Sanchez
EATS: A Folk History of Texas Foods, by Ernestine Sewell Linck and Joyce Gibson Roach Clay Reynolds
Cross a Wide River, by Paul R. Stevenson Jean C. Alhinc
South of the Border, by John Byrne Cooke Ann Putnam
Delia's Song, by Lucha Corpi
Oddsplayer, by Joe Rodriguez
El Cóndor and Other Stories, by Sabine Ulibarri
Lourdes Torres
Chester's Last Stand, by Richard E. Brown M. Gilbert Porter
Range Wars: Heated Debates, Sober Reflections, and Other Assesments of Texas Writing, edited by Craig Clifford and Tom Pilkington Charlotte M. Wright
The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology, edited by William Kittredge and Annick Smith Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
Misbegotten Muses: History and Anti-History, by Richard C. Poulsen Brian W. Dippie
American Women Writing Fiction, edited by Mickey Pearlman Shelley Armitage
Breaking Boundaries: Latina Writings and Critcal Readings, edited by Asunción Horno-Delgado, Eliana Ortega, Nina M. Scott, and Nancy Saporta Sternbach Patricia De La Fuente
A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph, by Ralph F. Voss James F. Maguire
Downstream from Trout Fishing in America. A Memoir of Richard Brautigan, by Keith Abbott Floyd Salas
The Revolutionary Poet in The United States: The Poetry of Thomas McGrath, edited by Frederick C. Stern James McKenzie
Elmer Kelton and West Texas: A Literary Relationship, by Judy Alter Bob J. Frye

Winter 1990 (vol. 24, no. 4)

The Professor's House: Cather, Hemingway, and the Chastening of American Prose Style Glen A. Love
Odd Exception or Mainstream Tradition: "The Shot" in Context Lawrence H. Martin, Jr.
Huck Among the Indians: Mark Twain and Richard Irving Dodge's The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants Wayne R. Kime
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature: 1988-89 Jan Roush
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Margaret Atwood, by Barbara Hill Rigney Helen Cannon
Selected One-Acr Plays of Horton Foote, edited by Gerald C. Wood James H. Maguire
Frederic Remington--Selected Letters, edited by Allen P. Splete and Marilyn D. Splete Fred Erisman
Simon Ortiz, by Andrew Wiget
John Nichols, by Peter Wild
Dick Heaberlin
Willa Cather: Writing at the Frontier, by Jamie Ambrose Chapel Petty-Schmitt
Mother Earth: An American Story, by Sam D. Gill Barre Toelken
Gringos in Mexico, edited by Edward Simmen
The Children of the Sun: Mexican-Americans in the Literature of the United States, by Marcienne Rocard, translated by Edward G. Brown, Jr.
Carl R. Shirley
Exploring Western Americana, by Austin E. Fife, edited by Alta Fife David H. Stanley
Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon, by Stephen J. Pyne Don Scheese
Poets, Poems, Movements, by Thomas Parkinson Michael Jennings
No Name on the Bullet: A Biography of Audie Murphy, by Don Graham Clay Reynolds
Stephen Crane: A Study of Short Fiction, by Chester L. Wolford Wendy Carse
James M. Cain, by Paul Skenazy David Fine
Maverick Writers, by S. Jean Mead John Milton
Siringo, by Ben E. Pingenot Roscoe L. Buckland
Tracks in the Snow: Essays by Colorado Poets, edited by Ray Gonzales Robert D. Harper
A Quilt of Words: Women's Diaries, Letters & Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest, 1860-1960, by Sharon Niederman Judy Nolte Lensink
Son of Old Jules: Memoirs of Jules Sandoz, Jr., by Caroline Sandoz Pifer and Jules Sandoz, Jr. Joseph J. Wydeven
Sisters of the Dream, by Mary Sojourner James B. Hemesath
Winterchill, by Ernest J. Finney Kerry Ahearn
No Resting Place, by William Humphrey Robert E. Morsberger
The Scapeweed Goat, by Frank Schaefer Clay Reynolds
The Best Western Storiesof Loren D. Estleman, edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg Michael T. Marsden
Of America East & West: Selections from the Writings of Paul Horgan, by Paul Horgan Robert F. Gish
Mattie, by Judy Alter James Ward Lee
A Charge of Angels, by L.D. Clark Rita Burleson Melendez

Spring 1990 (vol. 25, no. 1)

Wright Morris, Author in Hiding G. B. Crump
Wallace Stegner's Version of Pastoral Russell Burrows
"Eastering": Wallace Stegner's Love Affair with Vermont in Crossing to Safety Jackson J. Benson
"The Lost Children" in James Welch's The Death of Jim Loney Nora Barry
Essay Review:
Essay Review on Mr. Wahlquist in Yellowstone, by Douglas Thayer Eugene England
Essay Review on Yellow, by Anne Pitkin
Essay Review on All That Comes to Light, by Lisa Malinowski Steinman
George Venn
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
A New Path to the Waterfall, by Raymond Carver L. L. Lee
"Constantly Risking Absurditty": The Writings of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, by Michael Skau Dan McLeod
The Washington 89, by George H. Tweney Lee Nash
The Island Within, by Richard Nelson Glen A. Love
Lizzie: The Letters of Elizabeth Chester Fisk, 1864-1893, edited by Rex C. Meyers Susanne George
Nuevos Pasos: Chicano and Puerto Rico Drama, edited by Nicolás Kanellos and Jorge A. Huerta
Necessary Theater: Six Plays About the Chicano Experience, edited by Jorge Huerta
Rudolf Erben
Growing Up with the Country: Childhood on the Far Western Frontier, by Elliot West Peter Wild
I, Jesse James, by James R. Ross Roscoe L. Buckland
Canoe Country, by Florence Page Jaques and illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques
Snowshoe Country, by Florence Page Jaques and illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques
Mary Ellen Ackerman
The Frontier Experience and the American Dream: Essays on American Literature, edited by David Mogen, Mark Busby, and Paul Bryant Robert F. Gish
The American West, by Michael P. Malone and Richard W. Etulain Wayne K. Hinton
The Checkerd Years, by Mary Dodge Woodward Jane S. Bakerman
War on War, by Lowell Jaeger C. L. Rawlins
An American Memory, by Eric Larsen Diane Dufva Quantic
The Watch, by Rick Bass Joan Sanders
In Bad Faith: The Dynamics of Deception in Mark Twain's America, by Forrest G. Robinson Alan Gribben
The Harvest: Short Stories by Tomás Rivera, by Tomás Rivera, edited by Julián Olivares Patricia De La Fuente
Harvest: Contemporary Mormon Poems, editedby Eugene England and Dennis Clark Keith Atwater
How Many Horses, by David Romtvedt Ona Siporin
Letters from America: The Life and Times of O. E. Rølvaag, by Chris Craton and Tim Schwab Frederick Manfred
Any Single Loss, by Marine Robert Warden
The Signature of the Spiral, by Daniel Wells Schreck
Jim Harris
The Autobiography of Mildred Bennett, The Early Years: The Winter is Past, by Mildred Bennett Harold P. Simonson
Back Before the World Turned Nasty, by Pauline Mortensen Penelope Reedy
Joan Didion, by Mark Royden Winchell John Whalen-Bridge
Theodore Roethke, William Stafford, and Gary Snyder: The Ecological Metaphor as Transformed Regionalism, by Lars Nordstrom Bert Almon
Tony Hillerman, by Fred Erisman
David Wagoner, by Ron McFarland
Joseph Wood Krutch, by Paul N. Pavich
David Henry Hwang, by Douglas Street
John Graves, by Dorys Crow Grover
Jim Harris
Helen Hunt Jackson's Colorado, edited by Katherine Scott Sturdevant Martin Bucco
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book, by Maxine Hong Kingston Charles L. Crow
Recovering the Word: Essays on Native American Literature, edited by Brian Swann and Arnold Krupat John Whalen-Bridge
Desire: Selected Poems 1963-1987, by David Bromige C. L. Rawlins
Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries, by David Dary Blake Allmendinger
New Ground: Western American Narrative and the Literary Canon, by A. Carl Bredahl, Jr. James H. Maguire
The Heirs of Franklin Woodstock, by Benjamin Capps Robert A. Roripaugh
The Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in the Promised Land, by Louis Owens Robert DeMott
The Great Prairie Fact and Literary Imagination, by Robert Thacker Roy W. Meyer
Pasó por Aqui: Critical Essays on the New Mexican Literary Imagination, 1542-1988, edited by Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Carl L. Shirley
As Far As I Can See: Contemporary Writing of the Middle Plains, edited by Charles L. Woodward. Illustrated by Robert L. Hanna Robert C. Steensma
Death Valley Lore,edited by Richard E. Lingdenfelter and Richard A. Dwyer Mary Ellen Ackerman

Summer 1990 (vol. 25, no. 2)

The New Historicism and the Old West Forrest G. Robinson
Margaret Fuller, an Engendered West, and Summer on the Lakes Susan J. Rosowski
Casting Flies and Recasting Myths with Norman Maclean  Helen Lojek
The Night John Wayne Danced with Shirley Temple Max Westbrook
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Red Line, by Charles Bowden Jim Harris
Keep The Change, by Judith Henry Wall Dorys Crow Grover
Ghost Dancing, by James Magnuson Barbara Waters
Prior Convictions, by Dave Hickey Clay Reynolds
Windfall and Other Stories, by Winifred M. Sanford Bob J. Frye
Lasting Attachments, by Annette Sanford D. L. Wright
The Admirations, by Lex Runciman James R. Saucerman
Mapping the Distance, by Alicia Hokanson Ann Putnam
The Ripening Light: Selected Poems 1977-1987, by Lucile Adler James R. Saucerman
The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers, vol. 2: 1928-1938, edited by Tim Hunt Patrick D. Murphy
The Night Hank Williams Died: A Play in Two Acts with Incidental Music, by Larry L. King Clay Reynolds
Headed Upstrem: Interviews with Iconoclasts,by Jack Loeffler  Jack Turner
Major Canadian Authors. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, by David Stouck Michael Peterman
My Ántonia: The Road Home, by John J. Murphy David Stouck
In a Far Country: Jack London's Tales of the West, edited by Dale Walker Howard Lachtman
Critical Essays on Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath", edited by John Ditsky Robert S. Hughes, Jr. 
Looking for Steinbeck's Ghost, by Jackson J. Benson R.S. Hughes
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Rising to Heroism, by M. Gilbert Porter Mark Busby
Natives in Exile, by Dirk Harman Peter Wild
Writing Natural History, edited by Edward Lueders Ann Ronald
Thomas Berger, by Brooks Landon L. L. Lee
The Journals of Lewis and Clark, edited and with an introduction by Frank Bergon Marina Hall
Resist Much, Obey Little: Some Notes on Edward Abbey, edited by James Hepworth and Gregory McNamee Dana Brunvand

Fall 1990 (vol. 25, no. 3)

Revaluing Nature: Toward An Ecological Criticism  Glen A. Love
A Western Sun Sets in the East: The Five "Appearances" Surrounding John C. Van Dyke's The Desert Peter Wild
"The Picture Written in the Dirt": The Old and New West in Dan O'Brien's Spirit of the Hills Tim Poland
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
Pastoral in Antebellum Southern Romance, by Jan Bakker J. F. Kobler
The Plains of North American and Their Inhabitants, by Richard Irving Dodge, edited by Wayne R. Kime Diane Quantic
Beyond the Frontier. Writers, Western Regionalism and a Sense of Place, by Harold P. Simonson Peter Bischoff
A Story that Stands Like a Dam, by Russell Martin Dick Kirkpatrick
Preserving the Game, by J. R. Jones Kevin Holdsworth
The Good Red Road: Passages into Native America, by Kenneth Lincoln with Al Logan Slagle Tim Poland
The Sagebrush Ocean: A Natural History of the Great Basin, by Stephen Trimble Steven R. Simms
A Guide to Exploring Oak Creek and the Sedona Area, by Stewart Aitchison Russell Burrows
Seasonal: A Life Outside, by Ed Engle Peter Wild
Home is the Heart, by Roberta Gibson Marie M. Schein
Monterey in 1786: The Journals of Jean Francois La Perouse, edited by Malcolm Margolin W. H. Hutchinson
Libby, The Alaskan Diaries and Letters of Libby Beaman, 1879-1880, a presented by her Granddaughter Betty John, edited by Betty John Terrence Cole
American Indian Autobiography, by H. David Brumble III Alanna Kathleen Brown
Ancestral Voice: Conversations with N. Scott Momaday, by Charles L. Woodward Pamela Kay Kett
Trail: the stroy of the lewis & clark expedition (sic), by Louis Charbonneau George H. Tweney
Some Can Whistle, by Larry McMurtry Judith Hagan
Caverns, by O.U. Levon, with introduction by Ken Kesey Bill D. Toth
The Sounds of Rescue, The Signs of Hope, by Robert Flynn. Introduction by Robert Flynn, Afterword by Fred Erisman Max Westbrook
Bulow Hammock: Mind in a Forest, by David Rains Wallace Sean O'Grady
The Wedding, by Mary Helen Ponce Rita Burleson Melendez
The End of Nature, by Bill McKibben Thomas J. Lyon 
Hollywood, by Charles Bukowski Janis Helbert
Greetings from Wisdom, Montana, by Ruth Rudner Kerry Ahearn
Coming of Age in California, by Gerald Haslam Gary Soto
Boomer: Railroad Memoirs, by Linda Niemann Thomas Madden
Democracy and the Novel: Popular Resistance to Classic Writers, by Henry Nash Smith Charles H. Adams
The Sun Is But a Morning Star: Studies in West Coast Poetics, by Lee Bartlett Bert Almon
Theodore Roethke's Far Fields--The Evolutions of His Poetry, by Peter Balakian Nancy McCleery
The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions, by Paula Gunn Allen Wayne Ude
The Singing Spirit: Early Short Stories by North American Indians, edited by Bernd C. Peyer Wayne Ude
A Farm Under a Lake, by Martha Bergland Diane Dufva Quantic
Oil Notes, by Rick Bass Dick Kirkpatrick
The Selected Letters of Frederick Manfred, 1931-1954, edited by Arthur R. Husboe and Nancy Owen Nelson Gary Topping
Line of Fall, by Miles Wilson Robert F. Gish
Stories of the Early American West, edited by Peter Bischoff Wayne R. Kime
a/long prairie lines: An Anthology of Long Prairie Poems, edited by Daniel S. Lenoski James McKenzie
The Breaking Edge, by Michael Umphrey Deborah Clifford Gessaman
The Droning Shaman, by Nora Marks Dauenhauer Carolyn Servid
Mourning Dove: A Salishan Autobiography, by Mourning Dove, edited by Jay Miller Charles Ballard
For Earth's Sake: The Life and Times of David Brower, by David Brower Peter Wild
No Woman Tenderfoot: Florence Merriam Bailey, Pioneer Naturalist, by Harriet Kofalk Nancy J. Warner
Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into the Past, by Ross Macdonald. Foreword by Eudora Welty Kenneth C. Mason
California, An Interpretive History, by Walton Bean and James J. Rawls Gerald Haslam
I Returned and Saw Under the Sun: Pedre Martínez of Taos, by E. A. Mares Rudolf Erben
Flowers of Desire, by Frederick Manfred
No Fun on Sunday, by Frederick Manfred
Dexter Martin
Talking God, by Tony Hillerman Thomas W. Ford
A Long Road Home: Journeys through American's Present in Search of America's Past, by Geoffrey O'Gara Becky Jo Gesteland
The Basque Hotel, by Robert Laxalt Bill Baines
Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 2: 1867-1868, edited by Harriet Elinor Smith and Richard Bucci Alan Griben

Winter 1991 (vol. 25, no. 4)

Frederick Manfred's The Golden Bowl: Myth and Reality in the Dust Bowl Diane Dufva Quantic
Echoes, Allusions, and "Reality" in Hayduke Lives! Paul T. Bryant
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature Virgil R. Albertini
Research in Western American Literature: 1989-90 Jan Roush
Book Reviews Reviewed by:
The Best of the West 2: New Short Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri, edited by James Thomas and Denise Thomas Alexander Blackburn
The Hero Trilogy, by Mark Medoff David Weamer
Time Pieces: Photographs, Writing,and Memory, by Wright Morris Joseph J. Wydeven
Baptism of Desire, by Louise Erdrich Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
Ross MacDonald, by Bernard A. Schopen Robert Merrill
Entering A Life, by Ernesto Trejo
Who Will Know Us?, by Gary Soto
Christopher Buckley
Coyote in the Mountains, by John Rember Scott Preston
That Constant Coyote: California Stories, by Gerald W. Haslam Janis Helbert
Three Coyote Tales, by Wayne Ude Sam Hamill
The Testimony of Mr. Bones, by Olive Ghiselin Susan E. Gunter
California Gold, by John Jakes Karen S. Langlois
Hayduke Lives!, by Edward Abbey Starr Jenkins
CW2, by Layne Heath Clay Reynolds
Buffalo Nickel,by C. W. Smith Clay Reynolds
New Poems: 1980-1988, by John Haines L. L. Lee
Men at Work, by Bill Witherup Charles H. Daughaday
Disturbances, by Elio Emiliano Ligi Charles H. Daughaday
A Dragon in the Clouds, by Sam Hamill
Basho's Ghost, by Sam Hamill
Richard Bodner
Fred Giposon At Work, by Glen E. Lich Lee Schultz
Willa Cather: Double Lives, by Hermione Lee Joan Wylie Hall
The Humanization of Willa Cather: Classicism in an American Classic, by Erik Ingvar Thurin Donna Maples
Innocence, Loss, and REcovery in the Art of Joan Didion, by Michelle Carbone Loris Helen Beach Cannon

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 Seiwoong Oh
Nightland, by Louis Owens  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 Twain's 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

WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE
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

WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE
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

WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE

Spring 2005 (Vol. 40 No. 1)

ESSAYS
Crossing the Frontier: Hollow Men, Modernist Militias, and Mixedblood Mimesis in Louis Owens’s Dark River Stuart Christie 
The Argonauts of ’49: Class, Gender, and Partnership in Bret Harte’s West  Matthew A. Watson
Seeing a Corner of the Sky in Gary Snyder’s Mountains and Rivers without End  Julia Martin
ESSAY REVIEW
Authenticity, the West, and Literature Lee Clark Mitchell
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Margaret Bell, When Montana and I Were Young: A Frontier Childhood and 
Mary Clearman Blew and Imogene Welch, Writing Her Own Life: Imogene Welch, Western Rural Schoolteacher
Evelyn I. Funda
Dean Rader and Janice Gould, eds., Speak to Me Words: Essays on Contemporary American Indian Poetry Angie Kritenbrink 
Laurie Ricou, The Arbutus/Madrone Files: Reading the Pacific Northwest John Cleman
Carol J. Williams, Framing the West: Race, Gender, and the Photographic Frontier in the Pacific Northwest and Mary Murphy, Hope in Hard Times: New Deal Photographs of Montana, 1936-1942 Lisa MacFarlane
Char Miller, Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism  Corey Lewis
Joy Passanante, My Mother’s Lovers Jane Varley
John A. Byers, Built for Speed: A Year in the Life of Pronghorn Ben Quick
Eric L. Clements, After the Boom in Tombstone and Jerome, Arizona:Decline in Western Resource Towns Robert Murray Davis
Dwight M. Miller, ed., Laura Ingalls Wilder and the American Frontier: Five Perspectives Laura Cuozzo
Alexander Huber and Heinz Zak, Yosemite: Half a Century of Dynamic Rock Climbing Mikel Vause

WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE
Summer 2005 (vol. 40, no. 2) 

ESSAYS
America Is a Diet Pepsi: Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues  Blythe Tellefsen
Closure in Mark Spragg’s Where Rivers Change Direction Brian Dillon
“Discovering” New Talent: 
Charles F. Lummis’s Conflicted Mentorship of Sui Sin Far, Sharlot Hall, and Mary Austin 
Joe Staples
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
F. Marina Schauffler, Turning to Earth: Stories of Ecological Conversion John Tallmadge
Linda Lawrence Hunt, Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk across Victorian America Brandon R. Schrand
Jacquelyn Kilpatrick, ed., Louis Owens: Literary Reflections on His Life and Work David Mogen 
Seth Kantner, Ordinary Wolves  Eric Heyne
Michael Sowder, The Empty Boat: Poems Theodore Haddin
Devon Abbott Mihesuah, Indigenous American Women: Decolonization, Empowerment, Activism Patrice Hollrah
Melody Graulich and Stephen Tatum, eds., Reading The Virginian in the New West Christine Bold
Sanora Babb, Whose Names Are Unknown Douglas Wixson
Vickie Leigh Krudwig, Searching for Chipeta: The Story of a Ute and Her People Jennifer Eastman Attebery
Richard V. Francaviglia, Believing in Place: A Spiritual Geography of the Great Basin Edgar H. Thompson
Lawrence Coates, The Master of Monterey Lois Ann Goossen
Sean Belanger, Savage Mountain: A Novel of the Yosemite Scott Herring
Kent Nelson, Land That Moves, Land That Stands Still Diane D. Quantic
Kent Meyers, The Work of Wolves David Cremean

Scott Herring, Lines on the Land: Writers, Art, and the National Parks
and 

Richard Grusin, Culture, Technology, and the Creation of America's National Parks

Brooke Ann Smith

 

Fall 2005 (Vol. 40, No. 3) 

ESSAYS
It’s About Time Somebody Out Here Wrote the Truth:
Betty Bard MacDonald and North/Western Regionalism
Beth Kraig
Western Myth and the End of History in the Novels of Douglas Coupland
William H. Katerberg
E-race-d Presences in The Life and Adventures of Nat Love Kenneth Speirs
Plenary Houston 2003:  
The Role of Place in Mexican American Culture
José Aranda
A Border Life by the Book
Ramón Saldívar
Mujeres Testimoniando: No Neutral Position
Sonia Saldívar-Hull
Presentation of the 2003 Distinguished Achievement Award
Krista Comer
ESSAY REVIEW  
Three Bicentennial Perspectives on Lewis and Clark
Jason Williams
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Kevin Starr, Coast of Dreams: California on the Edge, 1990-2003 Charles L. Crow
John Price, Not Just Any Land: A Personal and Literary Journey into the American Grassland Matthew Cella
Quintard Taylor and Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, eds., African American Women Confront the West, 1600–2000 Michael K. Johnson
Terry Tempest Williams, The Open Space of Democracy Tara Penry
Rigoberto González, Crossing Vines: A Novel

Daniel R. Martinez
Nathaniel Lewis, Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship Jefferson D. Slagle
Jeff Karem, The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures David A. Allred
Edward F. Ricketts, Renaissance Man of Cannery Row: The Life and Letters of Edward F. Ricketts.Ed. by Katherine A. Rodger Michael J. Meyer

James Ward Lee, Adventures with a Texas Humanist

Robert Murray Davis
NOTE OF INTEREST  
Creating an Indian Place on the American Mall: National Museum of the American Indian

Reginald B. Dyck

Winter 2006 (Vol. 40, No. 4) 

Special Issue: Working-Class Literature of the American West
INTRODUCTION  
Special Issue Editor Renny Christopher
ESSAYS  
The Pacific Northwest and the Post-Colonial Imagination:
Robert Cantwell’s The Hidden Northwest
John Trombold
Dana Gioia Is Wrong about Cowboy Poetry
Barney Nelson
Thomas McGrath, T. S. Eliot, and the Commissars of Culture Ian Peddie
ESSAY REVIEWS  
“We Almost Killed Ourselves with Rage”:
Working-Class Lives in Recent American Writing
Wendell Ricketts
The New West in Contemporary Western Working-Class Poetry: 1990–2005 Julia Stein
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Mark Dean Johnson, ed.,
At Work: The Art of California Labor
M. Elizabeth Boone
Wendell Ricketts, ed.,
Everything I Have Is Blue: Short Fiction by Working-Class Men
about More or Less Gay Life
Gerald Haslam

Janet Zandy,
Hands: Physical Labor, Class, and Cultural Work
Vanessa Hall
Paul Buhle and Nicole Schulman, eds.,
WOBBLIES! A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World
Martha A. Sandweiss
Joel Daehnke,
In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer: Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830–1930
Jenny Emery Davidson
Annie Proulx,
Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2
Jenny Whisenhunt
Richard Logsdon, Todd Scott Moffett, and Tina D. Eliopulos, eds.,
In the Shadow of the Strip: Las Vegas Stories
Heather Robison
Martin Padget,
Indian Country: Travels in the American Southwest, 1840–1935
Sara L. Spurgeon
Tracy Daugherty,
Five Shades of Shadow
Neil P. Baird
Diana Lindsay, ed.,
Marshal South and the Ghost Mountain Chronicles: An Experiment in Primitive Living
Thomas J. Lyon

Spring 2006 (vol. 41, no. 1) 

ESSAYS  
“She and I Are Molecules”: The Disabled Body in Denise Chávez’s
The Last of the Menu Girls
Elizabeth J. Wright
Home on the Fringe:“Western” Autobiography, 1936–1937
Cathryn Halverson
Jack London’s “South of the Slot” and William James’s “The Divided Self and the Process of Its Unification” Patrick K. Dooley
ESSAY REVIEW  
Western Women’s Biographies
Susan Armitage
BOOKS REVIEWED REVIEWER
Luis Humberto Crosthwaite, John William Byrd, and Bobby Byrd, eds., Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots & Graffiti from La Frontera Megan Sibbett Inclán
Katherine R. Chandler and Melissa A. Goldthwaite, eds.,
Surveying the Literary Landscapes of Terry Tempest Williams: New Critical Essays
David Messmer
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Crux: A Novel, ed. and with an intro. by Jennifer S. Tuttle and
Charlotte Perkins Gilman,The Crux, with an intro. by Dana Seitler
Randi Tanglen
SueEllen Campbell, Even Mountains Vanish: Searching for Solace in an Age of Extinction Angela Waldie
Leonard Engel, ed., Sam Peckinpah’s West: New Perspectives Brian McCuskey
O. Alan Weltzien and Susan N. Maher, eds., Coming into McPhee Country: John McPhee and the Art of Literary Nonfiction Paul Bogard
Jim Kitses, Horizons West: Directing the Western from John Ford to Clint Eastwood Leonard Engel
Ladette Randolph, ed., A Different Plain: Contemporary Nebraska Fiction Writers Becky Faber
Peter Donahue and John Trombold, eds.,
Reading Seattle: The City in Prose
O. Alan Weltzien
Gary Ferguson, The Great Divide: The Rocky Mountains in the American Mind Ben Quick
David Gessner, Sick of Nature Robert Murray Davis
Sylvia Ann Grider and Lou Halsell Rodenberger, eds.,
Let’s Hear It: Stories by Texas Women Writers
Carmen Pearson
Paul S. Piper and Stan Tag, eds., Father Nature: Fathers as Guides to the Natural World Sarah Vause

Summer 2006 (vol. 41, no. 2) 

From the Editor
Melody Graulich
ESSAYS  
Remedial Aesthetics
Nathaniel Lewis
Spectral Beauty and Forensic Aesthetics in the West
Stephen Tatum
Engaging the Politics and Pleasures of Indigenous Aesthetics
Chadwick Allen
Moving Stories:
Visualization, Mise-en-scène, and Native American Fiction

John Purdy
ESSAY REVIEW REVIEWER
The Arrival of Regions: The Blackwell
Companion to the Regional Literatures of America
Jeremy Wells
BOOKS REVIEWED  
Stephanie LeMenager,
Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions
of the Nineteenth-Century United States
Nicole Tonkovich
Jane Varley, Flood Stage and Rising
and
Thomas Fox Averill, Ordinary Genius
Jennifer Henderson
Deborah Paes De Barros, Fast Cars and Bad Girls:
Nomadic Subjects and Women’s Road Stories
Stephanie LeMenager
Martin Bucco,
Sinclair Lewis as Reader and Critic
Sanford E. Marovitz
Michael K. Johnson, Black Masculinity
and the Frontier Myth in American Literature
Kathryn West
Amelia María de la Luz Montes and Anne Elizabeth Goldman, eds.,
María Amparo Ruiz de Burton: Critical and Pedagogical Perspectives
María C. González
Robert Murray Davis, The Ornamental Hermit:
People and Places of the New West
Neil Campbell
Linda M. Hasselstrom, Gaydell Collier, and Nancy Curtis, eds.,
Crazy Woman Creek: Women Rewrite the American West
Beth Kalikoff
Bernard DeVoto, DeVoto’s West: History, Conservation,
and the Public Good, ed. by Edward K. Muller
Charles Waugh
Cathryn Halverson, Maverick Autobiographies:
Women Writers and the American West 1900–1936
Jennifer Dawes Adkison
David Axelrod, Troubled Intimacies: A Life in the Interior West
and
John Daniel, Rogue River Journal: A Winter Alone
Kathleen Boardman
Charles Bowden, A Shadow in the City:
Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior
David Cremean
Roberta Price, Huerfano: A Memoir of Life in the Counterculture Robert Murray Davis

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