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Tables of Contents 1966-1977

Spring 1966 (vol. 1, no. 1)

Editorial: A Critical Forum for the Western MuseJ. Golden Taylor
Lord Grizzly: Rhythm, Form, and Meaning in the Western NovelJohn R. Milton
The Mountain Man as Literary HeroDon D. Walker
Two Primitives: Huck Finn and Tom OutlandMaynard Fox
Two Views of the American WestJim L. Fife
Emerson Hough’s Heart’s Desire Delbert E. Wylder
West as Myth: Status Report and Call for ActionWarren French
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Mountain Man, by Vardis FisherFrederick Manfred
The Life and Death of John Henry Tunstall, compiled and edited by Frederick W. NolanJohn DeWitt McKee
The Grizzly Bear—Portraits from Life, edited by Bessie Doak Haynes and Edgard HaynesThomas J. Lyon
The Log of a Cowboy, by Andy AdamsLevi S. Peterson
I’ve Killed Men, by Jack GanzhornRuth Keenan
Meriwether Lewis: A Biography, by Richard DillonRichard W. Etulain
Frank Norris, by Warren FrenchKenneth B. Hunsaker
Letters from Jack London, edited by King Hendricks and Irving ShepardGeorge H. Tweney
Blackfoot Lodge Tales: The Story of a Prairie People, by George Bird GrinnellAlan F. Crooks
The Mountain of Gold, by Max EvansJohn Herrmann
John Muir, by Herbert F. SmithThomas J. Lyon
Josiah Royce, by Vincent BuranelliJohn Clendenning

Summer 1966 (vol. 1, no. 2)

The Western Humanism of Willa CatherDon D. Walker
The Archetypal Ethic of The Ox-Bow IncidentMax Westbrook
Alan Swallow and Modern, Western American PoetryMorton L. Ross
Hamlin Garland’s Retreat from RealismCharles T. Miller
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Mary Hunter Austin, by T. M. PearceDudley Wynn
Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales, by George Bird GrinnellJan Harold Brunvand
Frontier Trails: The Autobiography of Frank M. Canton, edited by Edward Everett DaleOrlan Sawey
Katherine Anne Porter, by George HendrickEdwin W. Gaston Jr.
Wright Morris, by David MaddenJack Brenner
Lyric and Dramatic Poems of John G. Neihardt, by John G. NeihardtThomas J. Lyon
Conrad Richter, by Edwin W. Gaston Jr.John DeWitt McKee
The Crying of Lot 49, by Thomas PynchonWarren French

Fall 1966 (vol. 1, no. 3)

Internal Debate as Discipline: Clark’s The Watchful Gods Max Westbrook
Washington Irving’s WildernessThomas J. Lyon
Bards of the Little Big HornBrian W. Dippie
The Primitive and the Civilized in Western FictionLevi S. Peterson
Aspects of the Western Comic NovelWilliam T. Pilkington
A Note on “The Mountain Man as Literary Hero”Edgeley W. Todd
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Old Jules Country: A Selection from Old Jules and Thirty Years of Writing Since the Book Was Published, by Mari SandozVirginia Faulkner
Wapiti Wilderness, by Margaret Murie and Olaus MurieThomas J. Lyon
Stephen Harriman Long, 1784–1864, Army Engineer, Explorer, Inventor, by Richard G. WoodEdgeley W. Todd
The Rummy Kid Goes Home and Other Stories of the Southwest, by Ross SanteeC. L. Sonnichsen
Timothy Flint, by James K. FolsomOrlan Sawey
The Woman at Otowi Crossing, by Frank WatersMartin Bucco

Winter 1967 (vol. 1, no. 4)

Western Writing and Eastern PublishingVardis Fisher and Alvin M. Josephy Jr.
The American West: A Challenge to the Literary ImaginationJohn R. Milton
Vardis Fisher: New Directions for the Historical NovelRonald W. Taber
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Oldest Maiden Lady in New Mexico and Other Stories, by Clay Fisher; The Last Warpath, by Will Henry; Sons of the Western Frontier, by Will HenryArnold E. Needham
King of Spades, by Frederick ManfredRussell Roth
Six Faces of Mexico, edited by Russell C. EwingFrank Waters
Pershing’s Mission in Mexico, by Haldeen BraddyKarl Young
The Recollections of Philander Prescott: Frontiersman of the Old Northwest, 1819–1862, edited by Donald Dean ParkerKenneth A. Spaulding
The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, by John C. Duval, edited by Mabel Major and Rebecca W. SmithJohn Q. Anderson
Pioneer Surveyor—Frontier Lawyer: The Personal Narrative of O. W. Williams, 1877–1902, edited by S. D. MyresBenjamin Capps
Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830–1900, by Leonard J. ArringtonRodman W. Paul
The Company Town in the American West, by James B. AllenThomas F. Andrews
A Texas Cowboy, or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony, by Charles A. SiringoRobert N. Mullin
Songs of the Cowboys, by N. Howard “Jack” Thorp, edited by Austin E. Fife and Alta S. FifeHector H. Lee
The Red Man’s West, edited by Michael S. Kennedy; Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies, by Ella E. ClarkBrigham D. Madsen
The Rim of the Prairie, by Bess Streeter Aldrich; The Home Place, by Dorothy ThomasRoy W. Meyer
The Great American Desert, Then and Now, by W. Eugene HollonEdgeley W. Todd

Spring 1967 (vol. 2, no.1)

English WesternsJames K. Folsom
The Western Naturalism of Frank NorrisDon D. Walker
Charles and Frank NorrisArnold L. Goldsmith
The Dying Cowboy SongJohn Barsness
A Ballad in Search of Its AuthorJohn I. White
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior, by Peter NabokovFrank Waters
A Woman of the People, by Benjamin CappsRobert A. Roripaugh
With the Ears of Strangers: The Mexican in American Literature, by Cecil RobinsonQuincy Guy Burris
Inherit the Earth, Stories from Mexico Ranch Life, by Alvin GordonAnne Smith
The Spiritual Conquest of Mexico, by Robert RicardLaVerne Harrell Clark
Jack London: A Bibliography, compiled by Hensley C. Woodbridge, John London, and George H. TweneyKing Hendricks
A Treasury of Nebraska Pioneer Folklore, compiled by Roger L. WelschLouie W. Attebery
Love Song to the Plains, by Mari SandozL. A. Hahn
Orrin Porter Rockwell: Man of God, Son of Thunder, by Harold SchindlerT. Y. Booth
The Life and Voyages of Captain George Vancouver: Surveyor of the Sea, by Bern AndersonL. L. Lee
Greenville M. Dodge: Soldier, Politician, Railroad Pioneer, by Stanley P. HirshsonWilson O. Clough
Buckskin Joe: The Memories of Edward Jonathan Hoyt, edited by Glenn ShirleyLoy Otis Banks
Texas Riverman: The Life and Times of Captain Andrew Smyth, by William SealeGeorge W. Ewing
History of North Dakota, by Elwyn B. RobinsonDon E. Gribble
The Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish Speaking Californians, 1846–1890, by Leonard PittRoscoe L. Buckland
Up and Down California in 1860–1864: The Journal of William H. Brewer, Professor of Agriculture in the Sheffield Scientific School from 1864 to 1903, edited by Francis P. FarquharArthur P. Frietzsche
The Letters of George Catlin and His Family: A Chronicle of the American West, by Marjorie Catlin RoehmJames C. Austin
Audubon in the West, edited by John Francis McDermott; Thomas Moran: Artist of the Mountains, by Thurman WilkinsMichael McCloskey

Summer 1967 (vol. 2, no. 2)

My Ántonia: A Dark DimensionSr. Peter Damian Charles
Hamlin Garland and the American IndianRoy W. Meyer
A New Reading of The Sea WolfJames Ellis
Honey in the Horn and “Acres of Clams”: The Regional Fiction of H. L. DavisJan Harold Brunvard
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Viva Max! by James LehrerJohn S. Bullen
The Rocky Mountain West in 1867, by Louis J. SimoninRonald W. Taber
They Sang for Horses: The Impact of the Horse on Navajo and Apache Folklore, by LaVerne Harrell ClarkKarl Young
By Cheyenne Campfires, by George Bird Grinnell; When Buffalo Ran, by George Bird GrinnellBen Gray Lumpkin
The Shoshoneans: The People of the Basin Plateau, text by Edward Dorn, photographs by Leroy LucasPaul R. Eldridge
The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago, edited by Wilson M. Hudson and Allen MaxwellPaul T. Bryant
The Christmas of the Phonograph Records, A Recollection, by Mari SandozAnne Smith
The Wild Bunch, edited by Alan SwallowC. L. Sonnichsen
The Mormon Conflict 1850–1859, by Norman F. FurnessRoscoe L. Buckland
Tales of Frontier Texas: 1830–1860, edited by John Q. AndersonWilliam T. Pilkington
Australians and the Gold Rush: California and Down Under, 1849–1854, by Jay MonaghanA. Grove Day
Exploring the Northwest Territory: Sir Alexander Mackenzie’s Journal of a Voyage by Bark Canoe from Lake Athabasca to the Pacific Ocean in the Summer of 1789, edited by T. H. McDonaldLewis E. Buchanan
Bayou Salado: The Story of South Park, by Virginia McConnellMaynard Fox

Fall 1967 (vol. 2, no. 3)

Bernard DeVoto’s Western NovelsOrlan Sawey
Character and Landscape: Frank Waters’ Colorado TriologyWilliam T. Pilkington
Ethic and Metaphysic: A Study of John G. NeihardtW. E. Black
The Contributions of Bret Harte to American OratoryRoy F. Hudson
Larry McMurtry and Black Humor: A Note on The Last Picture Show Charles D. Peavy
Nietzsche of the North: Heredity and Race in London’s The Son of the Wolf Richard Vanderbeets
Book ReviewsReviewed By
North of Yesterday, by Robert FlynnJohn Barsness
Beyond the Desert, by Eugene Manlove RhodesJ. W. Hutchinson
Astoria or Anecdotes of an Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains, by Washington Irving, edited by Edgeley W. ToddJohn Francis McDermott
Adventures at Astoria, 1810–1814, by Gabriel Franchère, translated and edited by Hoyt C. FranchèreEdgeley W. Todd
Words for Denver and Other Poems, by Thomas Hornsby FerrilNicholas Crome
From Scotland to Silverado, by Robert Louis Stevenson, edited by James D. HartJohn S. Bullen
The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Calvalry in the West, by William H. LeckieEverett L. Jones
Western America in 1846–47: The Original Travel Diary of Lieutenant J. W. Abert Who Mapped New Mexico for the United States Army, edited by John GalvinA. R. Mortensen
The Last Days of the Sioux Nation, by Robert M. Utley; The Truth about Geronimo, by Britton Davis; Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian, edited by Leo W. SimmonsKarl Young
American Indian Life, edited by Elsie Clews ParsonSusan Taylor
Century in the Saddle, by Richard Goff and Robert H. McCaffreeDon D. Walker

Winter 1968 (vol. 2, no. 4)

Western Canadian LiteratureDonald Greene
Cannery Row: Steinbeck’s Pastoral PoemStanley Alexander
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The American Western Novel, by James K. FolsomJohn R. Milton
From West to East: Studies in the Literature of the American West, by Robert Edsom LeeD. E. Wylder
The Pleasure Garden, by Oakley HallRobert Narveson
To Be a Man, by William DeckerJ. W. Hutchinson
Flame on the Frontier: Short Stories of Pioneer Women, by Dorothy M. JohnsonBenjamin Capps
Great Western Short Stories, edited by J. Golden TaylorJohn S. Bullen
Mountain Men: Geogre Frederick Ruxton’s Firsthand Accounts of Fur Trappers and Indians in the Rockies, edited and illustrated by Glen RoundsEdgeley W. Todd
Horse Tradin’, by Ben K. Green; 13 Flat: The Rodeo, Horses and Riders, by Willard H. Porter; The Cowboy, by Vincent Paul Rennert; Cowboys and the Songs They Sang, by S. J. SackettJohn Barsness
A Picture Report of the Custer Fight, by William ReusswigBrian W. Dippie
Pedro Vial, and The Roads to Santa Fe, by Noel M. Loomis and Abraham Nasatir; Soldiers on the Santa Fe Trail, by Leo E. OlivaT. M. Pearce

Spring 1968 (vol. 3, no. 1)

H. L. Davis: Viable Uses for the PastPaul T. Bryant
Nebraska Regionalism in Selected Works of Willa CatherBruce Baker II
Clark’s Man for all Seasons: The Achievement of Wholeness in The Ox-Bow Incident Barclay W. Bates
An Ignored Meaning of the WestThomas J. Lyon
Poe’s Use of Mackenzie’s Voyages in “The Journal of Julius Rodman”Wayne R. Kime
Book ReviewsReviewed By
SOUTHWEST WRITERS SERIES, general editor James W. Lee, (nos. 1–13); J. Frank Dobie, by Francis Edward Abernethy; John C. Duval: First Texas Man of Letters, by John Q. Anderson; Charles A. Siringo: A Texas Picaro, by Charles D. Peavy; Andy Adams: Storyteller and Novelist of the Great Plains, by Wilson M. Hudson; Tom Lea: Artist in Two Mediums, by John O. West; Katherine Anne Porter: The Regional Stories, by Winifred S. Emmons; William Humphrey, by James W. Lee; Paul Horgan, by James M. Day; Oliver LaFarge, by Everett A. Gillis; Fred Gipson, by Sam M. Henderson; Eugene Manlove Rhodes: Cowboy Chronicler, by Edwin W. Gaston Jr.; J. Mason Brewer: Negro Folklorist, by James W. Byrd; George Sessions Perry, by Stanley AlexanderOrlan Sawey
The Mysterious West, by Brad William and Choral PepperEdgeley W. Todd
Palms, Peaks, and Prairies, by Richard Fleck; Dan Freeman, by Dan JaffeCharles G. Wiley
The Last Jew in America, by Leslie A. FiedlerJohn Barsness
The Short Novels of Jack Schaefer, introduction by Dorothy M. JohnsonGerald Haslam
Wilderness Kingdom—Indian Life in the Rocky Mountains: 1840–1847, by Nicolas Point, S. J., translated by Joseph P. Donnelly, S. J.Karl Young
Run toward the Nightland, by Jack Frederick and Anne Gritts KilpatrickCharles Eagle Plume
Literature and Theater of the States and Regions of the U.S.A., edited by Clarence GohdesRonald A. Willis
John Steinbeck: A Concise Bibliography (1930–1965), by Tetsumaro HayashiBascom Wallis
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Kingdom of Art: Willa Cather’s First Principles and Critical Statements 1893–1896, selected and edited by Bernice Slote; Willa Cather and Her Critics, edited by James Schroeter; Essays on American Literature in Honor of Jay B. Hubbell, edited by Clarence Gohdes; The Pioneer in the American Novel, 1900–1950, by Nicholas J. KarolidesJ. Golden Taylor

Summer 1968 (vol. 3, no. 2)

The Rise and Fall of Barney TullusDon D. Walker
Quetzalcoatl versus D. H. Lawrence’s Plumed Serpent Frank Waters
The Western Fiction of Mayne ReidRoy W. Meyer
The Novel of Western Adventure in Nineteenth-Century GermanyD. L. Ashliman
An Undiscovered Early Review of Norris’ OctopusRichard Allan Davison
Bulkington as Henry ChatillonWilliam Powers
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Apples of Paradise and Other Stories, by Frederick ManfredMax Westbrook
Max Brand’s Stories, edited by Robert EastonPatrick Morrow
Navaho Folk Tales, by Franc Johnson NewcombFrank Waters
The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel, edited and translated by Ralph L. RoysLaVerne Harrell Clark
Cheyenne Memories, by John Stands in Timber and Margot LibertyBenjamin Capps
Letters from the West; Containing Sketches of Scenery, Manners, and Customs; and Anecdotes Connected with the First Settlements of the Western Sections of the United States (1828), by James HallEdgeley W. Todd
Bartlett’s West: Drawing the Mexican Boundary, by Robert V. HineKenneth Hufford
The Southwest: Old and New, by W. Eugene HollonThomas W. Ford
Joe Lane of Oregon: Machine Politics and the Sectional Crisis, 1849–1861, by James E. HendricksonPreston E. Onstad
Jack London and His Times—An Unconventional Biography, by Joan LondonGeorge H. Tweney
Joaquin Miller, by O. W. FrostRichard W. Etulain
Montana Adventures, the Recollections of Frank B. Linderman, edited by Harold G. MerriamRuth Keenan
William Anderson Scott, No Ordinary Man, by Clifford M. DruryTaylor T. Jackman
The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West, by Dee BrownCarol I. Bagley
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Mountain of My Fear, by David Roberts; On the Loose, by Terry Russel and Renny Russell; Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness, by Edward Abbey; The Man Who Walked through Time, by Colin Fletcher; Baja California and the Geography of Hope, by Joseph Wood Krutch; Farewell to Texas, A Vanishing Wilderness, by William O. Douglas; Wilderness and the American Mind, by Roderick Nash; Man in the Landscape: A Historic View of the Esthetics of Nature, by Paul ShepardJ. Golden Taylor

Fall 1968 (vol. 3, no. 3)

The Practical Spirit: Sacrality and the American WestMax Westbrook
Gary Snyder, A Western PoetThomas J. Lyon
Listening to the Wilderness with William StaffordJ. Russell Roberts Sr.
WordsFrank Waters
A Larry McMurtry BibliographyCharles D. Peavy
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Eastern Establishment and the Western Experience: The West of Frederic Remington, Theodore Roosevelt, and Owen Wister, by G. Edward WhiteMerrill Lewis
Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West, by Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel HolmesJohn Barsness
On the Western Tour with Washington Irving: The Journal and Letters of Count de Pourtalès, edited with an introduction and notes by George F. Spaulding, translated by Seymour FeilerEdgeley W. Todd
Will James: The Gilt Edged Cowboy, by Anthony AmaralRichard W. Etulain
One More River to Cross, by Will HenryEverett L. Jones
Southwest Writers Anthology, edited by Martin ShockleyMartin Bucco
The Old North Trail or Life, Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians, by Walter McClintockLou Attebery
The War on Powder River, by Helena Huntington Smith; The Johnson County War, by Jack R. GageH. R. Dieterich
The Editor’s Essay Review: Island in the Sound, by Hazel Heckman; My Rocky Mountain Valley, by James Grafton Rogers; The Rockies, by David Lavender; A Gallery of Dudes, by Marshall SpragueJ. Golden Taylor

Winter 1969 (vol. 3, no. 4)

Thomas Berger’s Little Big Man as LiteratureDelbert E. Wylder
Style in the Literary Desert: Little Big Man Jay Gurian
A New Life: The Frontier Myth in PerspectiveJohn A. Barsness
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Indian Heritage of America, by Alvin M. Josephy Jr.; Man’s Rise to Civilization as Shown by the Indians of North America from Primeval Times to the Coming of the Industrial State, by Peter FarbFrank Waters
The West of Alfred Jacob Miller, by Marvin C. RossEdgeley W. Todd
Eden Prairie, by Frederick ManfredMax Westbrook
The Eternal Adam and the New World Garden, by David W. Noble; The Brothers of Uterica, by Benjamin CappsMartin Bucco
Poems Southwest, edited by A. Wilber StevensL. L. Lee
Time for Outrage, by Amelia BeanJohn S. Bullen
Now You Hear My Horn: The Journals of James Wilson Nichols, 1820–1887, edited by Catherine W. McDowell; M. K. Kellogg’s Texas Journal, 1872, edited by Llerena Friend; Bostonians and Bullion: The Journal of Robert Livermore, 1892–1915, edited by Gene M. Gressley; The Original Journals of Henry Smith Turner: With Stephan Watts Kearny to New Mexico and California, 1846, edited by Dwight L. Clarke; Mary Austin Holley: The Texas Diary, 1835–1838, edited by J. P. BryanWilliam T. Pilkington
Spanish War Vessels on the Mississippi, 1792–1796, by Abraham P. NasatirCharles J. Bayard
Doctors of the Old West, by Robert F. KarolevitzStanley W. Henson Jr.
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Generous Years: Rememberances of a Frontier Boyhood, by Chet Huntley; Hamlin Garland’s Diaries, edited by Donald Pizer; Ambrose Bierce: A Biography, by Richard O’Connor; Mark Twain: A Profile, edited by Justin Kaplan; Estevanico the Black, by John Upton Terrell; The Call to California, by Richard F. PouradeJ. Golden Taylor

Spring 1969 (vol. 4, no. 1)

Elizabeth Barrett Meets Wolf LarsenRobert Brainard Pearsall
Beneficial Atavism in Frank Norris and Jack LondonJames R. Giles
The Serialized Novels of Sinclair LewisMartin Bucco
Owen Wister’s “Hank’s Woman”: The Writer and His CommentNeal Lambert
Washington Irving’s Revision of the Tonquin Episode in AstoriaWayne R. Kime
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Pumpkin Seed Point, by Frank Waters; The Peyote Religion among the Navaho, by David F. Aberle; The Arapaho Way, by Althea BassThomas J. Lyon
Emerson Hough, by Delbert E. Wylder; Harvey Fergusson, by James K. Folsom; Alice Corbin Henderson, by T. M. Pearce; Frank Waters, by Martin BuccoCarroll Y. Rich
Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest, by Odie B. FaulkT. M. Pearce
The Return of the Vanishing American, by Leslie FiedlerJohn Barsness
Wyoming: A Political History, 1868–1896, by Lewis L. GouldH. R. Dieterich
The Baron of Arizona, by E. H. CookridgeDonald M. Powell
Twenty Years of Stanford Short Stories, edited by Wallace Stegner and Richard Scowcroft with Nancy PackerLoy Otis Banks
Bret Harte: A Biography, by Richard O’ConnorKen Periman
A Navajo Saga, by Kay Bennett and Russ BennettAnn Merrill
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Home Book of Western Humor, edited by Phillip H. Ault; Bill Nye’s Western Humor, edited by T. A. Larson; Horse and Buggy West, by Jack O’Connor; Wild Cow Tales, by Ben K. Green.J. Golden Taylor

Summer 1969 (vol. 4, no. 2)

Hamlin Garland’s First Novel: A Spoil of OfficeEberhard Alsen
Proponents of Order: Tom Outland and Bishop LatourMaynard Fox
“Westering” in “Leader of the People”Donald E. Houghton
Tom Sawyer: Missouri Robin HoodL. Moffitt Cecil
A. B. Guthrie: A BibliographyRichard W. Etulain
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Gunfighter: Man or Myth? by Joseph G. RosaJohn Barsness
The Study of American Folklore, by Jan BrunvandKen Periman
The Lord of Experience, by Clinton F. LarsonRobert Pack Browning
An Artist on the Overland Trail: The 1849 Diary and Sketches of James F. Wilkins, edited by John Francis McDermottKenneth Hufford
Sam Houston with the Cherokees, 1829–1833, by Jack Gregory and Rennard Strickland; Sam Houston and His Twelve Women, by Martha Anne TurnerThomas W. Ford
The Frontier against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery Extension Controversy, by Eugene W. BerwangerPhilip Durham
Cuna Indian Art, by Clyde E. KeelerFrank Waters
Wild Sports in the Far West, by Friedrich GerstäckerAlfred Kolb
San Juan Bautista: Gateway to Spanish Texas, by Robert S. WeddleWilliam H. Archer
The Cloud-Climbing Railroad, by Dorothy Jensen Neal; The Northern Pacific—Main Street of the Northwest, by Charles R. WoodG. Franklin Ackerman
Fool’s Gold, A Biography of John Sutter, by Richard DillonJohn Mark Sorensen
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Oregon Trail, by Francis Parkman; Roughnecks and Gentlemen, by Harold McCracken; Zebulon Pike: The Life and Times of an Adventurer, by John Upton Terrell; Fifty Years on the Owl Hoot Trail, by Harry E. Chrisman; Trail on Water, by Pearl Baker; Man Met along the Trail: Adventures in Archaeology, by Neil M. Judd; The Bureau of American Ethnology: A Partial History, by Neil M. Judd; Wells Fargo, by Noel M. Loomis; A Treasury of Alaskana, by Ethel E. Becker; Alaska Bush Pilots in the Float Country, by Archie SatterfieldJ. Golden Taylor

Fall 1969 (vol. 4, no. 3)

Coming of Age in Texas: The Novels of Larry McMurtryCharles D. Peavy
Jack Crabb and the Sole Survivors of Custer’s Last StandBrian W. Dippie
The Bad Man as Hipster: Norman Mailer’s Use of Frontier MetaphorGrace Witt
The Dublin Cowboys of Flann O’BrienL. L. Lee
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Folklore of the Great West: Selections from Eighty-three Years of the Journal of American Folklore, edited with extensive commentary by John GreenwayJan Harold Brunvand
Frank Norris: Instinct and Art, by William B. DillinghamArnold L. Goldsmith
Zapata and the Mexican Revolution, by John Womack Jr.Karl Young
The Blue God: An Epic of Mesa Verde, by Louis MertinsMaynard Fox
The Tree of Bones, by John R. Milton; This Lonely House, by John R. MiltonL. L. Lee
Westward to Promontory: Building the Union Pacific across the Plains and Mountains, by Barry B. Combs; High Road to Promontory: Building the Central Pacific across the High Sierras, by George KrausG. Franklin Ackerman
SOUTHWEST WRITERS SERIES, general editor James W. Lee, (nos. 14–18); Conrad Richter, by Robert J. Barnes; A. B. Guthrie Jr., by Thomas W. Ford; Mary Austin: The Southwest Works, by Jo W. Lyday; William A. Owens, by William T. Pilkington; Ross Santee, by Neal B. HoustonCharles G. Wiley
A Nurse in the Yukon, by Amy V. Wilson, R. N.; This Raw Land, by Wayne ShortCraig Mishler
Tales of the 04 Ranch: Recollections of Harold J. Cook, 1887–1909, by Harold J. CookRobert A. Roripaugh
Ranch on the Ruidoso, by Wilbur CoeJim Fife
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Sound of Mountain Water, by Wallace Stegner; “A Dirty Hand”, by Winfield Townley Scott; In a Narrow Grave: Essays on Texas, by Larry McMurtry; J. Ross Browne: His Letters, Journals, and Writings, edited by Lina Fergusson Browne; The Trouble Begins at Eight, by Fred W. Lorch; Bernard DeVoto, by Orlan SaweyJ. Golden Taylor

Winter 1970 (vol. 4, no. 4)

Prolegomena to the WesternJohn G. Cawelti
Frederick Jackson Turner and Thomas Wolfe: The Frontier as History and as LiteratureThomas E. Boyle
Character Portrayal in The Ox-Box Incident Kenneth Andersen
Essay Review
The Popular Western Novel: An Essay ReviewDelbert E. Wylder
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The White Man’s Road, by Benjamin CappsC. L. Sonnichsen
Joshua Pilcher: Fur Trader and Indian Agent, by John E. SunderEdgeley W. Todd
Earth House Hold, by Gary SnyderThomas J. Lyon
My Life with History: An Autobiography, by John D. HicksS. George Ellsworth
Three Men in Texas: Bedichek, Webb, Dobie: Essays by Their Friends in the Texas Observer, edited by Ronnie DuggerGeorge D. Hendricks
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Frontier in American Literature, edited by Philip Durham and Everett L. Jones; The Land Our Fathers Plowed, compiled and edited by David B. Greenberg; The American Frontier, by D. Duane Cummins and William Gee White; Men on the Moving Frontier, by Roger G. Kennedy; Notorious Ladies of the Frontier, by Harry Sinclair Drago; Chronicles of the Gringos, edited with intro by George Winston Smith & Charles Judah; Tijerina and the Courthouse Raid, by Peter NabokovJ. Golden Taylor

Spring 1970 (vol. 5, no. 1)

The American Rhythm: Mary Austin’s Poetic PrincipleThomas W. Ford
American Indians: Poets of the CosmosGerald Haslam
J. F. Powers’ Morte D’Urban as WesternD. H. Stewart
Vardis Fisher: A BibliographyGeorge Kellogg
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Lean Lands, by Augstín Yáñez, translated by Ethel Brinton, illustrated by Alberto Beltrán; Recollections of Things to Come, by Elena Garro, translated and introduced by Ruth L. C. Simms, illustrated by Alberto Beltrán; The Precipice, by Sergio Galindo, translated and introduced by John and Carolyn Brushwood, drawings by Luis Eades; The Norther, by Emilio Carballido, translated and introduced by Margaret Sayers Peden, illustrated by Jose TreviñoJohn DeWitt McKee
House Made of Dawn, by N. Scott MomadayJohn Z. Bennett
Three Friends: Bedichek, Dobie, Webb, by William A. OwensGeorge D. Hendricks
‘Dear Old Kit’: The Historical Christopher Carson, with a New Edition of the Carson Memoirs, by Harvey Lewis CarterEdgeley Woodman Todd
Thomas Nuttall, Naturalist. Explorations in America 1808–1841, by Jeanette E. GrausteinPaul Bryant
Max Brand: The Big “Westerner,” by Robert EastonRichard W. Etulain
No Quittin’ Sense, by C. C. White and Ada Morehead HollandG. Franklin Ackerman
The Storyteller “Cousin Wash” Series, Volume I and II, by Curtis HuntGerald Haslam
Songs of my Divided Self, by L. W. Michaelson; Running Lucky, by R. P. DickeyL. L. Lee
The Editor’s Essay Review: Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists, by Paul Russell Cutright; The American West: A Natural History, by Ann and Myron Sutton; Wild Sanctuaries, Our National Wildlife Refuges—A Heritage Restored, by Robert Murphy, foreword by Stewart L. Udall ; Our Vanishing Wilderness, by Mary Louise and Shelly Grossman and John N. Hamlet; Lost Wild America: The Story of Our Extinct and Vanishing Wildlife, by Robert M. McClung, illustrated by Bob Hines; America’s Endangered Wildlife, by George Laycock; Crisis in Eden: A Religious Study of Man and Environment, by Frederick Elder; Back to Nature: The Arcadian Myth in Urban America, by Peter J. Schmitt; In Defense of Nature, by John Hay; Our Precarious Habitat, by Melvin A. Benarde; Since Silent Spring, by Frank Graham Jr.; America the Raped, The Engineering Mentality and the Devastation of a Continent, by Gene Marine; Open Horizons, by Sigurd F. Olson, illustrations by Leslie Kouba; Wilderness Defender, Horace M. Albright and Conservation, by Donald C. SwainJ. Golden Taylor

Summer 1970 (vol. 5, no. 2)

St. Petersburg Re-visited: Helen Eustis and Mark TwainStuart L. Burns
Roughing It as Retrospective ReportingJohn DeWitt McKee
Vardis Fisher and Wallace Stegner: Teacher and StudentJoseph M. Flora
H. L. Davis: A Bibliographical AddendumRichard W. Etulain
Steinbeck’s “The Leader of the People”: A Crisis in StylePhilip J. West
In Defense of “Westering”Robert E. Morsberger
Mark Twain’s Chuck-Wagon SpecialtiesC. Merton Babcock
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Walter Van Tilburg Clark, by Max WestbrookL. L. Lee
Clemens of the “Call”: Mark Twain in San Francisco, edited by Edgar M. BranchPatrick Morrow
The Lion of the Lord: A Biography of Brigham Young, by Stanley P. HirshsonKarl Young
True Grit, by Charles PortisDonald A. Hoglin
Six-Horse Hitch, by Janice Holt GilesRobert A. Roripaugh
The Innocents, by Clyde WareBenjamin Capps
The Armchair Mountaineer, edited by George Alan Smith and Carol D. SmithJohn Boni
O-kee-pa: A Religious Ceremony and Other Customs of the Mandans, by George Catlin, edited with an introduction by John C. EwersMary Ellen Ackerman
The Editor’s Essay Review: Custer Died for Your Sins, by Vine Deloria Jr.; The New Indians, by Stan Steiner; The Way to Rainy Mountain, by N. Scott Momaday; Sweet Medicine, by Peter J. Powell; Song of the Teton Sioux, by Harry W. Paige; Tanaina Tales from Alaska, by Bill Vaudrin; Indian and White: Sixteen Eclogues, by Winston Weathers; Amerian Indian Medicine, by Virgil J. VogelJ. Golden Taylor

Fall 1970 (vol. 5, no. 3)

Consciousness and Social Order: The Theme of Transcendence in the Leatherstocking TalesHenry Nash Smith
Lost—and Found—in the Wilderness: The Desert Metaphor in Cooper’s The PrairieMerrill Lewis
The American West and the Archetypal OrphanLouie Attebery
Owen Wister’s Lin McLean: The Failure of the Vernacular HeroNeal Lambert
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Islands in the Stream, by Ernest HemingwayMax Westbrook
Shadows of Thunder, by Max EvansMartin Bucco
Ballads of the Great West, edited with commentary by Austin Fife and Alta FifeLouie W. Attebery
Workin’ on the Railroad: Reminiscences from the Age of Steam, edited by Richard ReinhardtG. Franklin Ackerman
Pass of the North: Four Centuries on the Rio Grande, by C. L. Sonnischen, edited by S. D. Myres with map and chapter headings by Jose CisnerosJohn DeWitt McKee
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Charles G. Clarke; Battle Drums and Geysers, by Orrin H. Bonney and Lorraine Bonney; A Confederate in the Colorado Gold Fields, by Daniel Ellis Conner, edited with an introduction by Donald J. Berthrong and Odessa Davenport; Tulitas of Torreon: Reminiscences of Life in Mexico, by Tulitas Wulff Jamieson as told to Evelyn Jamieson Payne; Thrashin’ Time: Memories of a Montana Boyhood, by Milton Shatraw; A Place in the Woods, by Helen Hoover; Wyoming Wife, by Rodello Hunter; Pioneer Teacher, by Carrie M. McClain; The Westerners: A Roundup of Pioneer Reminiscences, compiled and annotated by John Myers Myers; Way Out West: Reminiscences and Tales, collected and edited by H. G. MerriamJ. Golden Taylor

Winter 1971 (vol. 5, no. 4)

Nature and the Nature of Man in The Ox-Box IncidentRobert W. Cochran
Cowboys and Unicorns: The Novels of Walter Van Tilburg ClarkPaul Stein
Washington Irving and “The Empire of the West”: An Unacknowledged ReviewWayne R. Kime
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Whitewater, by Paul HorganMax Westbrook
The Gun and the Glory of Granite Hendley, by Ned ConquestCarlos Baker
One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Garbriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory RabassaGeorge R. McMurray
A Novel in the Making: A Collection of Student Themes, and the Novels BLIX and VANDOVER AND THE BRUTE, edited by James D. HartMax Westbrook
The World and the Parish: Willa Cather’s Articles and Reviews, 1893–1902, selected and edited with a commentary by William M. CurtinMaynard Fox
The Literature of the American West, edited by J. Golden TaylorGerald Haslam
Alaska Wilderness, by Robert Marshall ed. and the introductions by George Marshall, foreword by A. Starker Leopold; Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative, by David RobertsJohn Boni
Calked Boots and Other Northwest Writings, by Bert RussellBarbara Meldrum

Spring 1971 (vol. 6, no. 1)

The Outback and the West: Australian and American Frontier FictionRoy W. Meyer
Western Canada Fiction: Past and FutureRudy Wiebe
Stephen Crane and the MexicanRaymund A. Paredes
Charles L. McNichols and Crazy Weather: A ReconsiderationRobert L. Berner
Wallace Thurman: A Western Renaissance ManGerald Haslam
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Angle of Repose, by Wallace StegnerJ. S. Bullen
Pike’s Peak, by Frank WatersThomas J. Lyon
The Mountain, by Donald F. Drummond; Graves Registry and Other Poems, by Keith Wilson; Letter to an Imaginary Friend, Parts I & II, by Thomas McGrathR. P. Dicky
The Golden Thread and Other Plays, by Emilio Carballido, translated by Margaret Sayers PedenMarion F. Hodapp
Colorado: A Literary Chronicle, by W. Storrs LeeMartha Scott Trimble
Peyote, by Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin; The Magic World: American Indian Songs and Poems, by William BrandonPaul Pavich
Living Water, photographs by Ernest Braun, words by David CavagnaroJohn Boni
The Editor’s Essay Review: Wells Fargo Detective: The Biography of James B. Hume, by Richard Dillon; Under Cover for Wells Fargo: The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge; The Marquis de Morès: Emperor of the Badlands, by Donald Dresden; Ambrose Bierce, by M. E. Grenander; The Adventures of Dr. Huckleberry, by E. R. Huckleberry, M. D.; The Last of the Mountain Men, by Harold PetersonJ. Golden Taylor

Summer 1971 (vol. 6, no. 2)

Very Much Like a Firecracker: Owen Wister on Mark TwainBen M. Vorpahl
Owen Wister’s Virginian: The Genisis of a Cultural HeroNeal Lambert
Steinbeck and Ricketts: Escape or Commitment in the Sea of Cortez?Richard Astro
Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck’s Parable of the Curse of CainWilliam Goldhurst
Paul Horgan: A BibliographyRichard M. M. McConnell and Susan A. Frey
Book ReviewsReviewed By
A Reply to the Headlines, by Martin Robbins; More Collected Poems, by Hugh MacDiarmid; Tree Meditation and Others, by Alan StephensR. P. Dickey
A Goldenrod Will Grow, by Freya ManfredMax Westbrook
The Color of Dust, by Michael Anania; Mountains in the Wind: An Anthology of Rocky Mountain Poets, edited by L. W. Michaelson and G. B. Morgan; Poetry North, edited by Richard LyonsMartin Bucco
Black Sun, by Edward AbbeyThomas J. Lyon
Arfive, by A. B. Guthrie Jr.Martha Scott Trimble

Fall 1971 (vol. 6, no. 3)

The Big Sky: A. B. Guthrie’s Use of Historical SourcesRichard H. Cracroft
“On History and Its Consequences: A. B. Guthrie’s These Thousand HillsDavid C. Stineback
Structure and Meaning in S. K. Winther’s Beyond the Garden Gate Barbara Meldrum
Late to the Harvest: The Fiction of J. Hyatt DowningAnthony T. Wadden
Man and Animals in “The Indian WellDonald E. Houghton
The Editor’s Essay Review: The Horsemen of the Americas and the Literature They Inspired, by Edward Larocque Tinker; My Dobie Collection, by Jeff Dykes; America’s Last Wild Horses, by Hope Ryden; Rodeo! The Suicide Circuit, by Fred Schnell; The Village Horse Doctor West of the Pecos, by Ben K. Green; Trail of a Wilderness Wanderer, by Andy Russell; Yamsi, by Dayton O. Hyde; The Last Centennial, by Patricia Kilina; The Cowboys, by William Dale JenningsJ. Golden Taylor

Winter 1972 (vol. 6, no. 4)

The Book That Would Not DieJohn Neihardt
Black Elk Speaks: And So Does John NeihardtSally McCluskey
Tragedy and Western American LiteratureLevi S. Peterson
A View of the Sublime Awful”: The Language of a PioneerDonald Zochert
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Closed Frontier: Studies in American Literary Tragedy, by Harold P. SimonsonMerrill Lewis
Garden in the Grasslands: Boomer Literature of the Central Great Plains, by David M. EmmonsRoy W. Meyer
Alberta Homestead, a Chronicle of a Pioneer Family, by Sarah Ellen Roberts, edited by Lathrop E. RobertsRudy Wiebe
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, by David J. Saylor; The Tetons and the Yellowstone, by Ansel Adams and Nancy NewhallThomas J. Lyon
The Mooney Case, by Richard H. Frost; Frame-up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings, by Curt GentryCharles J. Bayard
Beyond the Capes: Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger, 1776–1877, by Ernest S. DodgeWayne R. Kime
Vandenberg, by Oliver LangeL. L. Lee
The Editor’s Essay Review: Bibliography of Bibliographies in American Literature, by Charles H. Nilon; Bibliographical Guide to the Study of the Literature of the USA, by Clarence Gohdes; Articles on American Literature 1950–1967, compiled by Lewis Leary; A Classified Bibliography of the Periodical Literature of the Trans-Mississippi West: A Supplement (1957–1967) , by Oscar Osburn Winther and Richard G. Van Orman; An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction, 1664–1970, by Newton D. Baird and Robert Greenwood; A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell, compiled by Karl Yost and Frederic G. RennerJ. Golden Taylor

Spring 1972 (vol. 7, no. 1)
A Willa Cather Issue

A Lost Lady: The End of the First CyclePatricia Lee Yongue
Willa Cather and The Professor’s House: “Letting Go with the Heart” David Stouck
Willa Cather’s SouthwestPatrick J. Sullivan
A Novelist’s Miracle: Structure and Myth in Death Comes for the Archbishop James M. Dinn
Willa Cather’s Technique and the Ideology of PopulismEvelyn J. Hinz
The Bohemian Folk Practice in “Neighbour Rosicky”Cynthia J. Andes
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Black West, by William Loren KatzPhilip Durham
Slickrock, by Edward Abbey and Philip HydeThomas J. Lyon
Restless Strangers: Nevada’s Immigrants and Their Interpreters, by William S. SheppersonRobert Brainard Pearsall
The San Francisco Earthquake, by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan WittsGerald Haslam
Fire Sermon, by Wright MorrisJames K. Folsom
Broken Waters Sing, by Gaylord StaveleyMary Ellen Ackerman
Seeing a Bear, by James TaylorVictoria McCabe
The Kid, by John SeelyeErnest L. Bulow
The Light of Common Day: Realism in American Fiction, by Edwin H. CadyJames H. Maguire

Summer 1972 (vol. 7, no. 2)

McTeague: The Imagistic NetworkSuzy Bernstein Goldman
Man and Superwoman in Jack London’s “The Kanaka Surf”Howard Lachtman
Stephen Crane and the Western MythRobert Glen Deamer
The Incipient Wilderness: A Study of Pudd’nhead WilsonJohn M. Brand
Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Fight for Popularity and PowerEberhard Alsen
The Use of Military Language in Hamlin Garland’s “The Return of a Private”John H. Irsfeld
Frank Norris’ Literary Terminology: A Note on Historical ContextJohn E. McCluskey
Essay Review:
Larry McMurtry—A Writer in TransitionAlan F. Crooks
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Touch the Sun, by Kaye KlemPatrick Morrow
Who Are the Major American Writers? A Study of the Changing Literary Canon, by Jay B. HubbellJames H. Maguire

Fall 1972 (vol. 7, no. 3)

Why Write about the West?A. B. Guthrie Jr.
Jeffers’ “Cawdor” and the Hippolytus StoryRobert J. Brophy
An Approach to the Western Poetry of Thomas Hornsby FerrilJack Scherting
Point of View in “Returned to Say” and the Wilderness of William StaffordCarol Kyle
Charlie Siringo: Reluctant PropagandistOrlan Sawey
Andy Adams and the Real WestBarbara Quissell
Folklorists of TexasMartin Staples Shockley
Eugene Cunningham: Realism and the Action NovelDonald G. Pike
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Conversations with Frank Waters, edited by John R. MiltonMartin Bucco
All Is But a Beginning, by John G. Neihardt, introduction by Dick CavettMildred R. Bennett
The Mighty Sierra, by Paul Webster; The High Adventure of Eric Ryback, by Eric Ryback; Animals of the Artic: The Ecology of the Far North, by Bernard StonehouseThomas J. Lyon
Sketches of Early California: A Collection of Personal Adventures, edited by Oscar Lewis and compiled by Donald De Nevi; Mexico and the Old Southwest: People, Palaver, and Places, by Haldeen Braddy; Maverick Tales: True Stories of Early Texas, by Jack D. RittenhouseRichard N. Ellis
Midwatch, by Keith Wilson; The Old Man and Others, by Keith Wilson; Rocks, by Keith WilsonKenneth Brewer
The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, by Marilyn DurhamErnest L. Bulow

Winter 1973 (vol. 7, no. 4)

Butcher’s Crossing: The Husks and Shells of ExploitationJack Brenner
The Noble Wicked West of Jean StaffordSid Jenson
William Allen White’s American AdamJoe L. Dubbert
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The True Memoirs of Charley Blankenship, by Benjamin CappsEdgeley Woodman Todd
Ditch Valley, by Daryl HendersonRichard D. Keller
On the Way to the Sky, by Douglas Kent HallThomas Baird
Rolvaag: His Life and Art, by Paul ReigstadRichard W. Etulain
Splendor and Death of Joaquin Murieta, by Pablo Neruda, translated by Ben BelittHenry Joseph Nuwer
Western American Literature: A Bibliography of Interpretive Books and Articles, by Richard W. EtulainJames H. Maguire
Spanish Times and Boom Times: Toward an Architectural History of Socorro, New MexicoT. M. Pearce

Spring and Summer 1973 (vol. 8, nos. 1 & 2)

Back West: Time and Place in The Great Gatsby Barry Gross
Community and Isolation: Some Aspects of “Mormon Westerns”Leonard Arrington and Jon Haupt
Thomas Berger’s Little Big Man as HistoryLeo E. Oliva
The Completeness of Washington Irving’s A Tour on the Prairies Wayne R. Kime
Audience Response to A Tour on the Prairies in 1835Martha Dula
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Wild Pitch, by A. B. Guthrie Jr.Thomas W. Ford
Diamond Wedding, by Wilbur Daniel SteeleMartin Bucco
My Dear Wister—The Frederic Remington–Owen Wister Letters, by Ben Merchant Vorpahl, foreward by Wallace StegnerRobert A. Roripaugh
Jessamyn West, by Alfred S. ShiversLoy Banks
A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West: The Remininscences of Mary Hallock Foote, edited with an introduction by Rodman W. PaulJames H. Maguire
In a Hundred Graves: A Basque Portrait, by Robert LaxaltHenry Joseph Nuwer
Journeys to the Far North, by Olaus MurieThomas J. Lyon

Fall 1973 (vol. 8, no. 3)
A Bret Harte Issue

Bret Harte and the Power of SexJeffrey F. Thomas
Jack Hamlin: Bret Harte’s Romantic RogueRoscoe L. Buckland
Bret Harte, Popular Fiction, and the Local Color MovementPatrick D. Morrow
Bret Harte’s Civil War Poems: Voice of the MajorityJack Scherting
A Reconsideration of Bret Harte’s Later WorkDonald E. Glover
Essay ReviewReviewed By
Some Old and New Voices in Western Poetry: A Comfort of My Own Finding, by Gordon Elliott Abshire; Varmint Q, by Charles Boer; Signposts, by Roger Hecht; Miss Liberty, Meet Crazy Horse! by Don Jones; Midnight Was My Cry, by Carolyn KizerPatrick D. Morrow
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Western Writers Series Nos. 1–5, edited by Wayne Chatterton and James H. Maguire: Vardis Fisher, by Wayne Chatterton; Mary Hallock Foote, by James H. Maguire; John Muir, by Thomas J. Lyon; Wallace Stegner, by Merrill and Lorene Lewis; Bret Harte, by Patrick MorrowMartin Bucco
Oliver La Farge, by T. M. Pearce; Indian Man, A Life of Oliver La Farge, by D’Arcy McNickleKarl Young

Winter 1974 (vol. 8, no. 4)

The Pleasures and Perils of RegionalismPaul Horgan
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American LiteratureJohn S. Bullen
Research in Western American LiteratureRichard H. Cracroft
Western Literature Association Membership Directory & Newsletter
Index to Volume VIII

Spring 1974 (vol. 9, no. 1)

“Hateful Reality”: The Failure of the Territory in Roughing It Tom H. Towers
Edward Abbey: Western Philosopher, or How to Be a “Happy Hopi Hippie”Tom Pilkington
Frank Waters and the Native American ConsciousnessJack L. Davis and June H. Davis
The Territory of the Past in Hoagland’s Notes from the Century Before Ernest L. Fontana
The Turtle or the Gopher: Another Look at the Ending of The Grapes of WrathStuart L. Burns
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Zunis: Self-Portrayals, by the Zuni People, translated by Alvina QuamFrank Waters
The Warren Wagontrain Raid, by Benjamin CappsC. L. Sonnichsen
Zane Grey, by Carlton JacksonDelbert D. Wylder
Headwaters, by Sid Marty; Coyote Tantras, by Barry GiffordKenneth Brewer
The Road, by Jack London, with an introduction by King HendricksRichard W. Etulain
Pictures of the Journey Back, by Jack MatthewsJames F. Hoy
John Steinbeck and Edward R. Ricketts: The Shaping of a Novelist, by Richard AstroJohn Ditsky
Frank Waters, by Thomas J. LyonH. S. McAllister
Democratic Humanism and American Literature, by Harold KaplanMax Westbrook

Summer 1974 (vol. 9, no. 2)

Philosophical and Literary Implications in the Historiography of the Fur TradeDon D. Walker
The Big Sky and the Limits of Wilderness FictionRichard Astro
Hustling to Some Purpose: Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest John Wilson Foster
The Real Vanamee and His Influence on Frank Norris’ The Octopus Charles L. Crow
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Bright Book of Life: American Novelists and Storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer, by Alfred KazinJames H. Maguire
Steinbeck Country, by Steve CrouchRichard Astro
The Old One and the Wind, by Clarice ShortRichard C. Poulsen
Americans and the California Dream 1850–1915, by Kevin StarrPhilip Durham
D. H. Lawrence: The World of the Five Major Novels, by Scott SandersJoseph Baim
Hemingway in Our Time, edited by Richard Astro and Jackson J. Benson, with an intro by Jackson J. BensonEdward Stone
The Overland Trail to California in 1852, by Herbert EatonRichard D. Keller

Fall 1974 (vol. 9, no. 3)

Hemingway’s “Wine of Wyoming”Kenneth G. Johnston
Ambrose Bierce’s “Detestable Creature”Russell Roth
Nathanael West and the Pictorial ImaginationJoan Zlotnick
Symbolic Representation in Willa Cather’s O Pioneers! Maynard Fox
Ross Macdonald’s Violent CaliforniaElmer R. Pry
Thomas Hornsby Ferril: A Biographical SketchRobert F. Richards
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Rockspring, by R. G. VlietRobert E. Morsberger
The Comedy of Survival: Studies in Literary Ecology, by Joseph MeekerThomas J. Lyon
Return of the Virginian, by H. Allen SmithElton Miles
Travels in Hawaii, by Robert Louis Stevenson, edited and with an intro by A. Grove DayBen Merchant Vorpahl
Josh Billings, by David B. KestersonJoseph H. Gardner
Among the Mescalero Apaches: The Story of Father Albert Braun, OFM, by Dorothy EmersonNorman Lederer
Mody Boatright, Folklorist: A Collection of Essays, edited by Ernest B. Speck, foreword by Wayland D. Hand, biographical essay by Harry H. RansomRichard C. Poulsen
The Time It Never Rained, by Elmer KeltonJames V. Holleran
The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard DeVoto, by Wallace StegnerKarl E. Young

Winter 1975 (vol. 9, no. 4)

Tales and Legends in Western American LiteratureHector Lee
The Incredible Survival of CoyoteGary Snyder
God’s Country, Las Vegas, and the GunfighterJohn Cawelti
Annual BibliographyJohn S. Bullen
Research in Western American LiteratureRichard Cracroft
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Okies, by Gerald HaslamMax Westbrook
OSCEOLA: The Unconquered Indian, by William and Ellen HartleyAlan Kishbaugh
Boise State Western Writers Series, no. 1 and nos. 6–10, Wayne Chatterton and James H. Maguire, general editors; Vardis Fisher: The Frontier and Regional Works, by Wayne Chatterton; Thomas Hornsby Ferril, by A. Thomas Trusky; Owen Wister, by Richard W. Etulain; Walter Van Tilburg Clark, by L. L. Lee; N. Scott Momaday, by Martha Scott Trimble; Plains Indian Autobiographies, by Lynne Woods O’BrienPriscilla Oaks
The Buffalo Book: The Full Saga of the American Animal, by David A. DaryRoy W. Meyer
The Man to Send Rain Clouds: Contemporary Stories by American Indians, edited by Kenneth RosenLevi S. Peterson
Thin Men of Haddam, by C. W. SmithMaynard Fox
Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects, by Christopher D. StonePaul T. Bryant
Bunch Grass, by Robert SundRobert F. Richards
Dwellers at the Source, Southwestern Indian Photographs of A. C. Vroman, 1895–1904, by William Webb and Robert A. WeinsteinHarold Courlander
The Road to Many a Wonder, by David WagonerWarren French
To Possess the Land: A Biography of Arthur Rochford Manby, by Frank WatersMartin Bucco
On the Shore of the Sundown Sea, by T. H. Watkins, illustrated by Earl ThollanderKenneth C. Risdon
Uncle Valentine and Other Stories: Willa Cather’s Uncollected Short Fiction, 1915–1929, edited with an intro by Bernice Slote; Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir, photographs by Lucia Woods and others, text by Bernice Slote; “Cather Family Letters, 1895,” edited by Paul D. Riley; “What Happened to the Rest of the Charles Cather Family,” by Mildred R. Bennett; “Art and Religion in Death Comes for the Archbishop,” by Mary Ann and David Stouck; “Prospective Focus in My Ántonia,” by Mary E. Rucker; “Willa Cather’s Ironic Masterpiece,” by David C. StinebackJames Woodress

Spring 1975 (vol. 10, no. 1)

The Enigma of Amado Jesus MuroGerald Haslam
The Big Rock Candy Mountain and Angle of Repose Kerry Ahearn
“Half Froze for Mountain Doins”: The Influence and Significance of George F. Ruxton’s Life in the Far West Richard H. Cracroft
Romance or Realism? Western Periodical Literature: 1893–1902Sanford E. Marovitz
Mary Hallock Foote: A ChecklistRichard Etulain
Essay Reviews Reviewed By
Turtle Island, by Gary SnyderEd Zahniser
Don Bartolomeo, by Jaime de AnguloBarry Gifford
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Tales of Power, by Carlos CastanedaH. S. McAllister
Conversations with Frederick Manfred, moderated by John R. Milton, with a foreword by Wallace Stegner and drawings by Arnold John DysonGeorge H. Spies
Robinson Jeffers: Myth, Ritual, and Symbol in His Narrative Poems, by Robert J. BrophyArthur B. Coffin
Anasazi, Ancient People of the Rock, by David Muench and Donald G. PikeClifford Cahoon
The Last West: A History of the Great Plains of North America, by Russell McKeeJack Hafer
Comanche Days, by Albert S. Gilles Sr.Edwin W. Gaston Jr.
Give Me the Wind, by Jan JordanJohn DeWitt McKee
THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN, An Adaptation of Memorable Tales by Charles Sealsfield, by Ulrich S. CarringtonRoy F. Hudson
Ulzana, by James R. OlsonBrian W. Dippie
The Writer and the Shaman: A Morphology of the American Indian, by Elemire Zolla, translated by Raymond RosenthalCharles A. Nicholas

Summer 1975 (vol. 10, no. 2)

The Ambivalent ApacheC. L. Sonnichsen
Malamud’s Allusive Design in A New Life Paul Witherington
Narrative Voice in Stegner’s Angle of Repose Audrey C. Peterson
Raymond Chandler’s Sentimental NovelHoward Kaye
Book ReviewsReviewed By
The Lariat, by Jaime de AnguloBarry Gifford
Western Writers Series nos. 11–15, edited by Wayne Chatterton and James H. Maguire: H. L. Davis, by Robert Bain; Ken Kesey, by Bruce Carnes; Frederick Manfred, by Joseph M. Flora; Washington Irving: The Western Works, by Richard H. Cracroft; George Frederick Ruxton, by Neal LambertSanford E. Marovitz
The Hawkline Monster, by Richard BrautiganL. L. Lee
Breakheart Pass, by Alistair MacLeanMichael T. Marsden
Voices of Aztlan: Chicano Literature of Today, edited by Dorothy E. Harth and Lewis M. BaldwinJames K. Folsom
Handloggers, by W. H. Jackson with Ethel DassowT. W. Daniel
Tales of California, by Hector LeeJohn T. Flanagan
Doc Middleton, by Harold HuttonCharles W. Knox
The Forests of the Night, by J. P. S. BrownJames W. Lee
Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of William Cornell Greene: Copper King, Cattle Baron, and Promoter Extraordinary in Mexico, the American Southwest, and the New York Financial District, by C. L. SonnichsenJames H. Maguire
Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties, by Vine Deloria Jr.Robert L. Berner
Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women: The Societies and Cults of the Plains Indians, by Thomas E. MailsR. H. Crapo
Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature: Quetzalcoatl / The Ritual of Condolence / Cuceb / The Night Chant, edited by John BierhorstTed. N. Weissbuch
Aurifodina, or Adventures in the Gold Region, by George Washington PeckW. H. Hutchinson
Ring of Bone: Collected Poems, 1950–1971, by Lew Welch, edited by Donald Allen; How I Work as a Poet & Other Essays/Plays/Stories, by Lew Welch, edited by Donald AllenFred L. Lee
John G. Neihardt, the Man and His Western Writings, the Bancroft Years, 1900–1921, by Fred L. LeeSally McCluskey
Bright Eyes: The Story of Susette La Flesche, an Omaha Indian, by Dorothy Clarke WilsonNorman Lederer

Fall 1976 (vol. 10, no. 3)

John Muir’s Public VoiceMichael P. Cohen
Robinson Jeffers and the PaeonEdward Nickerson
Men, Mice, and Moths: Gradation in Steinbeck’s “The Leader of the People”Max L. Autrey
Large Man in the Mountains: The Recent Work of Richard HugoFrederick Garber
Ken Kesey: A BibliographyJoseph Weixlmann
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Mexico Mystique: The Coming Sixth World of Consciousness, by Frank WatersJack L. Davis
Regeneration through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600–1860, by Richard SlotkinRichard W. Etulain
Wise Man’s Gold, by Elsa GidlowMary Washington
The Blue Belly of the World, by John MiltonGlenn E. Selander
The Milagro Beanfield War, by John NicholsMotley Deakin
The Middle Western Farm Novel in the Twentieth Century, by Roy W. MeyerStan Nelson
One Time, I Saw Morning Come Home, by Clair HuffakerRobert H. Woodward
Siskiyou Trail: The Hudson’s Bay Fur Company Route to California, by Richard Dillon. The American Trails Series, edited by A. B. Guthrie Jr.Arthur Frietzsche
Coyote’s Bones, by Jaime de AnguloBarry Gifford
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. PirsigEugene Washington
The Man Who Believed in the Code of the West, by George L. VossWilliam A. Bate
Five Essays on Willa Cather: The Merrimack SymposiumHenry Hahn
Sneaky People, by Thomas BergerRobert D. Harper
Publishing in the West: Alan Swallow, edited by William F. ClaireRichard Moseley

Winter 1976 (vol. 10, no. 4)

A New Direction (speech given at the acceptance of the 1975 Distinguished Achievement Award)Jack Schaefer
The Bum as Scapegoat in William Inge’s PicnicPhilip M. Armato
Western Motifs in the Thrillers of Donald HamiltonFred Erisman
“The Language of Shamans”: Jermone Rothenberg’s Contribution to American Indian LiteratureH. S. McAllister
Annual BibliographyJ. S. Bullen
Research in ProgressRichard Cracroft
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Seven Novelists in the American Naturalist Tradition: An Introduction, edited by Charles Child WalcuttMax Westbrook
Modern Poetry of Western America, anthology edited by Clinton F. Larson and William StaffordBarry Gifford
North Book, poems by Jim Green, illustrations by NauyaGary Paul Nabhan
White Logic: Jack London’s Short Stories, by James I. McClintockCraig Mishler
The Eskimo Storyteller: Folktales from Noatak, Alaska, by Edwin S. Hall Jr.Craig Mishler
My Blood’s Country: Studies in Southwestern Literature, by William T. PilkingtonDelbert E. Wylder
The Monkey Wrench Gang, by Edward AbbeyThomas J. Lyon
George Sessions Perry: His Life and Works, by Maxine Cousins HairstonGeorge D. Hendricks
The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: Critical Essays, edited with an overview and checklist by Jackson J. BensonGregory S. Sojka
A Glimpse of Nothingness: Experiences in an American Zen Community, by Janwillem van de WeteringThomas J. Lyon
So Far from Heaven, by Richard BradfordJames V. Holleran
The Grassman, by Len FultonJ. Pyros
A Believing People: Literature of the Latter-day Saints, edited by Richard H. Cracroft and Neal E. LambertLevi S. Peterson
Coutnry Music, by C. W. Smith; Cry Macho, by N. Richard Nash; Dolly Purdo, by M. M. B. Walsh; I, Tom Horn, by Will Henry; The Terrible Teague Bunch, by Gary JenningsHenry L. Alsmeyer Jr.

Spring 1976 (vol. 11, no. 1)

Frank Norris’s Western MetropolitansGlen A. Love
Realizing “A Whole Oder of Things”: E. W. Howe’s The Story of a Country Town Charles W. Mayer
Journeying as a Metaphor for Cultural Loss in the Novels of Larry McMurtryJanis P. Stout
Joaquin Miller and His “Shadow”A. H. Rosenus
Book ReviewsReviewed By
Willard and His Bowling Trophies, by Richard BrautiganPatrick D. Morrow
The Far Side of the Storm: New Ranges of Western Fiction, edited by Gary ElderOrlan Sawey
Ole Rølvaag, Artist and Cultural Leader, edited by Gerald ThorsonMaynard Fox
Nothing Seemed Impossible: William C. Ralston and Early San Francisco, by David LavenderArthur Frietzsche
BIDATO Ten Mile River Poems, by Duane BigEagleBarry Gifford
Charles Olson & Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeth’s, edited by Catherine SeelyeMichael Sprinker
An American Bestiary, by Jack Schaefer, illustrated by Linda K. PowellKit Flannery
Conrad Richter’s America, by Marvin J. LaHoodEdwin W. Gaston Jr.
The Selected Poems of Norman MacleodT. M. Pearce
The Mountainway of the Navajo, by Leland C. Wyman, with a myth of Female Branch recorded and translated by Father Berard Haile, OFMLawrence J. Evers
The Massacre at Fall Creek, by Jessamyn WestKerry Ahearn
The House on Marshland, by Louise GlückAlice Gorton Hart
History of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, by Keith L. Bryant Jr.John T. Smith

Summer 1976 (vol. 11, no. 2)

Jack London’s Agrarian VisionEarle Labor
Jack London as Wolf BarleycornJon Yoder
Androgyny in the Novels of Jack LondonClarice Stasz
“Rattling the Bones”: Jack London, Socialist EvangelistCarolyn Willson
The Lives of Jack LondonRichard Etulain
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Harvey Fergusson, by William T. PilkingtonJohn R. Milton
Rivers West, by Louis L’AmourHank Nuwer
The Hollywood Posse, by Diana Serra CaryJudy Alter
WESTERN WRITERS SERIES nos. 16–20, edited by Wayne Chatterton and James H. Maguire. Frederic Remington, by Fred Erisman; Zane Grey, by Ann Ronald; Stewart Edward White, by Judy Alter; Robinson Jeffers, by Robert J. Brophy; Jack Schaefer, by Gerald HaslamDelbert E. Wylder
The Western Story: Fact, Fiction, and Myth, edited by Philip Durham and Everett L. JonesLouie W. Attebery
Dancers in the Scalp House, by William EastlakeConstance Rooke
A Fair and Happy Land, by William A. OwensGeorge Ewing
The Last Valley, by A. B. Guthrie Jr.Delbert E. Wylder
Northern Lights, by Tim O’Brien; Power, by Richard Martin SternRobert A. Roripaugh
Sad Dust Glories, by Allen GinsbergRaymond L. Neinstein
The Grass Roots Primer, edited by James Robertson and John LewallenMary Ellen Ackerman
The Wichita Poems, by Michael Van WalleghenPaul T. Bryant
Steinbeck: A Life in Letters, edited byElaine Steinbeck and Robert WallstenRobert E. Morsberger
Let ’er Buck! by Douglas Kent HallJames F. Hoy
About Fiction: Reverent Reflections on the Nature of Fiction with Irreverent Observations on Writers, Readers, & Other Abuses, by Wright MorrisJames K. Folsom
Literature and Ideas in America: Essays in Memory of Harry Hayden Clark, edited by Robert Falk; The Literary Journal in America to 1900, by Edward E. ChielensJohn T. Flanagan
Waving Arms at the Blind, by W. M. RansomGary Nabhan
American Odyssey, by Len Fulton with Ellen FerberGary Elder
Lamy of Santa Fe: His Life and Times, by Paul HorganMax Westbrook
Trails of the Iron Horse, edited by Don RussellG. Franklin Ackerman

Fall 1976 (vol. 11, no. 3)

Wright Morris’s Ceremony in Lone Tree Robert D. Harper
Mark Twain’s Western Sequel to Huckleberry Finn Paul Delaney
The Western as Jadai-GekiKenneth S. Nolley
Sexual Conflict in The Sea-WolfCharles N. Watson Jr.
Willa Cather as a Canadian WriterBenjamin George
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Rhetoric of History, by Savoie LottinvilleC. L. Sonnichsen
Prose Ocean, by Gus BlaisdellL. L. Lee
Custer in’76: Walter Camp’s Notes on the Custer Fight, edited by Kenneth HammerJohn W. Bailey
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, by Tom RobbinsConstance Rooke
John Muir’s America, by T. H. Watkins, photography by Dewitt Jones; John Muir’s Wild America, by Tom Melham, photography by Farrell Greghan; The Wilderness World of John Muir, edited by Edwin Way TealeThomas J. Lyon

Winter 1977 (vol. 11, no. 4)

Criticism of the Cowboy Novel: Retrospect and ReflectionsDon D. Walker
Words and Place: A Reading of House Made of DawnLawrence J. Evers
A Dharma Bum Goes West to Meet the EastKeith N. Hull
Annual BibliographyRichard E. Keller
Research in ProgressRichard Cracroft
Essay Review
Pulp King of the Post Oaks:
The Last Celt: A Bio-Bibliography of Robert Erwin Howard, by Glenn Lord
Dale L. Walker
Book Review Reviewed By
Milk the Wolves, by Frederick ManfredMax Westbrook
Papa, A Personal Memoir, by Gregory H. Hemingway, M.D.Eugene Washington
Waltz across Texas, by Max CrawfordJack Hafer
Terms of Endearment, by Larry McMurtryRoberta Sorensen
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, by Norman MacleanPatrick D. Morrow
Carriers of the Dream Wheel: Contemporary Native American Poetry, edited by Duane Niatum; The First Skin around Me: Poems by Native Americans, edited by Mark Vinz & James L. White; Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by American Indians, edited by Kenneth RosenMick McAllister
Pyramids of Sacrifice: Political Ethics and Social Change, by Peter L. BergerLee Nash
Notes from Custer, by Jim HeynenJames R. Hepworth
Death Was the Black Horse, by Dale WalkerHoward Lachtman
Yurok Myths, by A. L. KroeberRoy F. Hudson
The Water of Light: A Miscellany in Honor of Brewster Ghiselin, edited by Henry TaylorMildred R. Bennett
Mistr Jory, by Milton BassJack Hafer
The Sweetwater, by Jean RikhoffJack Hafer
Setting in the American Short Story of Local Color, by Robert D. RhodeRichard R. Rasche
And Now We’ll Play a Man’s Game: Montana Stories, by Dean PhelpsKerry Ahearn
The Kingdom or Nothing: The Life of John Taylor, Militant Mormon, by Samuel W. TaylorRichard C. Poulsen

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