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Tables of Contents 2010-present

WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE

Tables of Contents

2010-present

Spring 2010 (vol. 45, no. 1)

ESSAYS
Locating the Modern Mexican in Josefina Niggli’s Step Down, Elder BrotherEmily Lutenski
“Truer ’n Hell”: Lies, Capitalism, and Cultural Imperialism in Owen Wister’s The Virginian, B. M. Bower’s The Happy Family, and Mourning Dove’s CogeweaSara Humphreys
Stepping onto the Yakama Reservation: Land and Water Rights in Raymond Carver’s “Sixty Acres”Chad Wriglesworth
BOOK REVIEWSREVIEWER
Joshua David Bellin, Medicine Bundle: Indian Sacred Performance and American Literature, 1824–1932Katherine Young Evans
Sherman Alexie, War DancesLoree Westron
John Lloyd Purdy, Writing Indian, Native ConversationsStuart Christie
Paul Chaat Smith, Everything You Know about Indians Is WrongBryan Russell
Stuart Christie, Plural Sovereignties and Contemporary Indigenous LiteratureLinda Lizut Helstern
John Bierhorst, transl., Ballads of the Lords of New Spain: The Codex “Romances de los Señores de la Nueva España” Keri Holt
Patricia Nelson Limerick, Andrew Cowell, and Sharon K. Collinge, eds., Remedies for a New West: Healing Landscapes, Histories, and Cultures Corey Lee Lewis
Rudolfo A. Anaya, Rudolfo Anaya: The EssaysFrancisco A. Lomelí
Donald Pizer, American Naturalism and the Jews: Garland, Norris, Dreiser, Wharton, and CatherCharles L. Crow
Keith Newlin, Hamlin Garland: A LifePhilip Joseph
Joan Kane, The Cormorant Hunter’s WifeEric Heyne
Linda A. Fisher and Carrie Bowers, Agnes Lake Hickok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a LegendJan Cerney
Jeanne Campbell Reesman, Jack London’s Racial Lives: A Critical BiographyGary Scharnhorst
Nancy Lord, Rock, Water, Wild: An Alaskan LifeAnn Ronald
Gregg Cantrell and Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Lone Star Pasts: Memory and History in TexasDaniel D. Arreola
Patrick D. Murphy, Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies: Fences, Boundaries, and FieldsShane Billings
John Daniel, The Far Corner: Northwestern Views on Land, Life, and LiteratureGlen Love
Linda M. Hasselstrom, No Place Like Home: Notes from a Western LifeKerry Fine
Barbara Kingsolver, The LacunaPamela Pierce
Scott Slovic, Going Away to Think: Engagement, Retreat, and Ecocritical ResponsibilityLinda Underhill

Summer 2010 (vol. 45, no. 2)

ESSAYS
“It was all a hard, fast ride that ended in the mud”: Deconstructing the Myth of the Cowboy in Annie Proulx’s Close Range: Wyoming StoriesKatie O. Arosteguy
Haunting and History in Louis Sachar’s HolesKirsten Møllegaard
Down the Santa Fe Trail to the City upon a HillAndrew Menard
BOOK REVIEWSREVIEWER
Robert McKee Irwin, Bandits, Captives, Heroines, and Saints: Cultural Icons of Mexico’s Northwest BorderlandsDavid Peterson
Rebecca M. Schreiber, Cold War Exiles in Mexico: U.S. Dissidents and the Culture of Critical ResistanceHelen Delpar
Ann Putnam, Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter’s Last GoodbyeNancy Lord
Jimmy Santiago Baca, A Glass of WaterSean McCray
Michelle Burnham, A Separate Star: Selected Writings of Helen Hunt JacksonRaúl Coronado
William H. Katerberg, Future West: Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science FictionDavid Mogen
Stephanie C. Palmer, Together by Accident: American Local Color Literature and the Middle ClassMatthew J. Lavin
Jim Charles, Reading, Learning, Teaching N. Scott Momaday, and Robert M. Nelson, Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony”: The Recovery of Tradition Lee Schweninger
Patrick Dobson, Seldom Seen: A Journey into the Great PlainsSusan Naramore Maher
Rinda West, Out of the Shadow: Ecopsychology, Story, and Encounters with the LandMark C. Long
Brian Booth and Glen A. Love, Davis Country: H. L. Davis’s NorthwestPaul Crumbley
Mike Barenti, Kayaking AloneJeffrey McCarthy
Steven L. Davis, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated MindVerne Huser
Eric Gardner, Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American LiteratureMichael K. Johnson
Susan Sleeper-Smith, Contesting Knowledge: Museums and Indigenous PerspectivesKym S. Rice
Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola, The War in Words: Reading the Dakota Conflict through the Captivity Literature, and Victoria Smith, Captive Arizona, 1851–1900Randi Lynn Tanglen
Kenneth Scambray, Queen Calafia’s Paradise: California and the Italian American NovelCharles Scruggs
Dorothy Allred Solomon, In My Father’s House: A Memoir of PolygamyBonnie Bastian Moore
Louise Erdrich, Shadow TagJames Cihlar

Fall 2010 (vol. 45, no. 3)

ESSAYS
Cultural Resistance and “Playing Indian” in Thomas King’s
“Joe the Painter and the Deer Island Massacre”
Timothy Glenn
“Terrible Women”: Gender, Platonism, and Christianity in Willa Cather’s The Professor’s HouseAnne Baker
Unmapping Adventure: Sewing Resistance in Linda Hogan’s Solar StormsT. Christine Jespersen
BOOK REVIEWSREVIEWER
Shirley A. Leckie and Nancy J. Parezo, eds., Their Own Frontier: Women Intellectuals Re-Visioning the American WestAndrea G. Radke-Moss
Joan Stauffer, Behind Every Man: The Story of Nancy Cooper Russell, and Candace C. Kant, ed., Dolly & Zane Grey: Letters from a MarriageDavid Fenimore
Lucy Marks and David Porter, Seeking Life Whole: Willa Cather and the BrewstersLaura Winters
Kimberli A. Lee, ed., “I Do Not Apologize for the Length of This Letter”: The Mari Sandoz Letters on Native American Rights, 1940–1965Katherine Bahr
Daniel H. Usner Jr., Indian WorkJeanette Palmer
N. Scott Momaday, The Journey of Tai-meWilliam M. Clements
Diane Glancy, Pushing the Bear: After the Trail of TearsErin Murrah-Mandril
John Morán González, Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American LiteratureJuan Alonzo
Conrado Espinoza, Under the Texas Sun/El Sol de TexasMaria O’Connell
Américo Paredes, Cantos de adolescencia/Songs of Youth (1932–1937)Grisel Y. Acosta
Silvio Sirias, Meet Me under the CeibaLucrecia Guerrero
Daryl J. Maeda, Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asian AmericaMoon-Ho Jung
Brian Flota, A Survey of Multicultural San Francisco Bay Literature, 1955–1979: Ishmael Reed, Maxine Hong Kingston, Frank Chin, and the Beat GenerationBrett C. Sigurdson
Eileen O’Keefe McVicker and Barbara Scot, Child of Steens Mountain, and Robin Cody, Another Way the River Has: Taut True Tales from the NorthwestJ. T. Bushnell
James Karman, ed., The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume One, 1890–1930Tim Hunt
Dan Aadland, In Trace of TR: A Montana Hunter’s Journey, and Robert Root, Following Isabella: Travels in Colorado Then and NowAnn Ronald
Nguyen Qúi Dú’c, Where the Ashes Are: The Odyssey of a Vietnamese FamilySophie Quinn-Judge
Lisa Jones, Broken: A Love StorySummer Wood
Lucha Corpi, Death at Solstice: A Gloria Damasco MysteryMaría Herrera-Sobek
Kent Meyers, Twisted TreeRobert Headley
Pamela Carter Joern, The Plain Sense of ThingsTyler S. Holzer

Winter 2011 (vol. 45, no. 4)

ESSAYS
Practicing Sovereignty in Greg Sarris’s Watermelon NightsReginald Dyck
Clean Hands and an Iron Face: Frontier Masculinity and
Boston Manliness in The Rise of Silas Lapham
Matthew J. Lavin
The Sentimental Politics of Language:
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s and José María Sánchez’s
Texan Stories
Marissa López
ESSAY REVIEWREVIEWER
The Mark Twain Biography WarsCharles L. Crow
BOOK REVIEWS
John Beck, Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature Bill D. Toth
Leonard Engel, ed., A Violent Conscience: Essays on the Fiction of James Lee Burke Jon A. Jackson
Megan Riley McGilchrist, The Western Landscape in Cormac McCarthy and Wallace Stegner: Myths of the FrontierStacey Peebles
Carol Sklenicka, Raymond Carver: A Writer’s LifeChad Wriglesworth
Frances McCue, The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs: Revisiting the Northwest Towns of Richard HugoKim Stafford
Phyllis Morgan, N. Scott Momaday: Remembering Ancestors, Earth, and Traditions: An Annotated Bio-BibliographyLarry Evers
James R. Boylston and Allen J. Wiener, David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man’s Friend, with Collected Correspondence, Selected Speeches, and CircularsPaula Marks
William Haywood Henderson, NativeElizabeth Abele
Tim Z. Hernandez, Breathing, In DustGerald Haslam
Steven L. Davis, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated MindTom Pilkington
Michelle Wick Patterson, Natalie Curtis Burlin: A Life in Native and African American MusicMartha Viehmann
Virginia Scharff and Carolyn Brucken, Homelands: How Women Made the WestSue Armitage
Maria Melendez, Flexible BonesCynthia Hogue
Angie Chau, Quiet As They ComeChristopher Schaberg
David Toscana, The Last ReaderBeth Pollack

Spring 2011 (vol. 46, no. 1)

ESSAYS
Sacred Spaces, Profane “Manufactories”: Willa Cather’s Split Artist in The Professor’s House and My Mortal EnemyKim Vanderlaan
“A Terrible Genius”: Robinson Jeffers’s Art of NarrativeRobert Zaller
The Quilt as (Non-)Commodity in William S. Yellow Robe Jr.’s The Star QuilterDeborah Weagel
ESSAY REVIEWREVIEWER
Crossing Territories: New Spaces in Six Works of FictionManuel Muñoz
New West or Old?
Men and Masculinity in Recent Fiction by Western American Men
David J. Peterson
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of J. M. Ferguson Jr., Westering: A Novel in StoriesMartin Bucco
Review of John Addiego, Tears of the MountainBrett Garcia Myhren
Review of Lisa Knopp, Interior PlacesGaynell Gavin
Review of Ann Ronald, Friendly Fallout 1953David Mazel
Review of Jim Dwyer, Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to EcofictionO. Alan Weltzien
Review of Lowell Jaeger, ed., New Poets of the American WestPeggy Shumaker
Review of Bill Sherwonit, Changing Paths: Travels and Meditations in Alaska’s Arctic WildernessJennifer Schell
Review of John J. Murphy, Françoise Palleau-Papin, and Robert Thacker, eds., Willa Cather: A Writer’s WorldsTimothy W. Bintrim
Review of Joanna Levin, Bohemia in America, 1858–1920Brett C. Sigurdson
Review of Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson,Mary Austin and the American WestKaren S. Langlois
Review of Jennifer L. McMahon and
B. Steve Csaki, eds., The Philosophy of the Western
Brian McCuskey
Review of Frank Maynard, Cowboy’s Lament: A Life on the Open RangeRichard Hutson
Review of Linwood Laughy, The Fifth Generation: A Nez Perce TaleLoree Westron

Summer 2011 (vol. 46, no. 2)

ESSAYS
The Fat Man on Snow Dome: Surprise and Sense of Place (or, Reading Laurie Ricou’s David Wagoner)Nicholas Bradley
Untidy Borders: Eamonn Wall’s Negotiation of the American WestSusan Naramore Maher
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence Inhabits Film NoirAlan P. Barr
ESSAY REVIEWREVIEWER
Down on the Farm: Memoirs and Nonfiction on Agricultural LivesEvelyn I. Funda
Book History Comes WestTara Penry
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Thomas McGuane, Driving on the RimStephen P. Cook
Review of Richard C. Rattenbury, Arena Legacy: The Heritage of American RodeoDemetrius W. Pearson
Review of Annie Proulx, Bird CloudMatt Low
Review of Monica Perales and Raúl A. Ramos, eds., Recovering the Hispanic History of TexasCordelia E. Barrera
Review of Jordan Stouck, ed., “Collecting Stamps Would Have Been More Fun”: Canadian Publishing and the Correspondence of Sinclair Ross, 1933–1986.Dick Harrison
Review of Flannery Burke, From Greenwich Village to Taos: Primitivism and Place at Mabel Dodge Luhan’sTyler Nickl
Review of David Mogen, Honyocker Dreams: Montana MemoriesO. Alan Weltzien
Review of Ruth McLaughlin, Bound Like Grass: A Memoir from the Western High Plains and of Mary Zeiss Stange, Hard Grass: Life on the Crazy Woman Bison RanchLinda M. Hasselstrom
Review of Graciela Limón, The River Flows NorthElisa Bordin
Review of Phillip Connors, Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness LookoutJohn Charles Gilmore

Fall 2011 (vol. 46, no. 3):
Special Issue: Western Suburbia

ESSAYS
Special Issue on Western SuburbiaNeil Campbell
“An assemblage of habits”: D. J. Waldie and Neil Campbell—A Suburban ConversationD. J. Waldie and Neil Campbell
Space, Gender, Race: Josephine Miles and the Poetics of the California SuburbsJo Gill
Lakewood: Portraits of a Sacred American SuburbTom M. Johnson
Tract Homes on the Range: The Suburbanization of the American WestRobert Bennett
“A kingdom of a thousand princes but no kings”:The Postsuburban Network in Douglas Coupland’s MicroserfsTim Foster
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Lawrence Culver, The Frontier of Leisure in California and the Shaping of Modern AmericaWilliam Philpott
Review of John Addiego, Barbara Berglund, Making San Francisco American: Cultural Frontiers in the Urban West, 1846–1906Raymond W. Rast
Review of Char Miller, ed., Cities and Nature in the American WestLawrence Culver
Review of Kevin R. McNamara, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los AngelesJaquelin Pelzer
Review of Susan Suntree, Sacred Sites: The Secret History of Southern California Brett Garcia Myhren
Review of Raymond D. Gastil and Barnett Singer, The Pacific Northwest: Growth of a Regional IdentityStephen Trimble
Review of William R. Handley, ed., The Brokeback Book: From Story to Cultural PhenomenonMichael K. Johnson
Review of Jim Reese, ghost on 3rdDavid Cremean
Review of Krista Comer, Surfer Girls in the New World OrderRobert Bennett

Winter 2012 (vol. 46, no. 4)

ESSAYS
John Russell Bartlett’s Literary Borderlands: Ethnology, War, and the United States Boundary SurveyRobert Gunn
No Laughing Matter: William Saroyan’s Californians in CrisisGreg Levonian
Morta Las VegasStephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis
ESSAY REVIEWREVIEWER
On the Border, on the Edge: Charles Bowden’s Twinned TrilogiesDavid N. Cremean
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Harriet Elinor Smith et al., eds., Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1Chad Rohman
Review of Lawrence I. Berkove and Joseph Csicsila, Heretical Fictions: Religion in the Literature of Mark TwainChad Rohman
Review of Gary Scharnhorst, ed., Twain in His Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and AssociatesRobert C. Evans
Review of John Morán González, The Troubled Union: Expansionist Imperatives in Post-Reconstruction American NovelsDavid Anthony
Review of Todd Simmons, ed., Matter 13: Edward AbbeyDavid Joplin
Review of Audrey Goodman, Lost Homelands: Ruin and Reconstruction in the 20th-Century SouthwestAnn E. Lundberg
Review of Dan Flores, Visions of the Big Sky: Painting and Photographing the Northern Rocky Mountain WestFlannery Burke
Review of Jake Silverstein, Nothing Happened and Then It Did: A Chronicle in Fact and FictionBarbara Barney Nelson
Review of George B. Handley, Home Waters: A Year of Recompenses on the Provo RiverJeffrey McCarthy
Review of David Wyatt, Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American LiteratureLars Erik Larson
Review of Anne Coray, Violet TransparentMarybeth Holleman
Review of James R. Dow, Roger Welsch, and Susan Dow, eds., Wyoming Folklore: Reminiscences, Folktales, Beliefs, Customs, and Folk SpeechLisa Gabbert
Review of Rev. Santiago Tafolla, A Life Crossing Borders: Memoir of a Mexican-American ConfederateLeigh Johnson
Review of Garrick Bailey, ed., Traditions of the Osage: Stories Collected and Translated by Francis La Flesche and of Geary Hobson, Janet McAdams, and Kathryn Walkiewicz, eds., The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing after RemovalMatt Low
Review of Steven Trout, On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919–1941Sarah Stoeckl
Review of Aparajita Nanda, ed., Black California: A Literary AnthologyBlake Allmendinger

Spring 2012 (vol. 47, no. 1)

ESSAYS
“Perhaps the Words Remember Me”: Richard Brautigan’s Very Short StoriesChristopher Gair
Translating the American West into English: The Case of Hendrik Conscience’s Het GoudlandMichael Boyden & Liselotte Vandenbussche
West by Southeast: Peter Matthiessen’s Florida Trilogy as Western FictionCarl Abbott
Peyote in the Kitchen: Gendered Identities and Imperial Domesticity in Edna Ferber’s Cimarron Amanda Zink
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Mary Clearman Blew, This Is Not the Ivy League: A MemoirLois M. Welch
Review of James C. Work, Don’t Shoot the GentileLevi S. Peterson
Review of Todd James Pierce and Jarret Keene, eds., Dead Neon: Tales of Near-Future Las Vegas, and of Hal K. Rothman, Nevada: The Making of Modern NevadaGerald Haslam
Review of Brian Doyle, Mink RiverChad Wriglesworth
Review of N. Scott Momaday, In the Bear’s HouseWilliam M. Clements
Review of Richard Yañez, Cross Over WaterBob J. Frye
Review of William Kloefkorn, Swallowing the Soap: New and Selected PoemsMichael Sowder
Review of Genaro M. Padilla, The Daring Flight of My Pen: Cultural Politics and Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá’s “Historia de la Nueva Mexico,” 1610Ralph Bauer
Review of Dana Leibsohn and Barbara E. Mundy, Vistas, 1520–1820: Visual Culture in Spanish America/Cultura Visual de HispanoaméricaKeri Holt
Review of Tyche Hendricks, The Wind Doesn’t Need a Passport: Stories from the U.S.-Mexico BorderlandsMaria O’Connell
Review of James Skillen, The Nation’s Largest Landlord: The Bureau of Land Management in the American West, and of Martin Nie, The Governance of Western Public Lands: Mapping Its Present and FutureDebbie Lee
Review of Heather Fryer, Perimeters of Democracy: Inverse Utopias and the Wartime Social Landscape in the American WestAudrey Goodman
Review of Jace Weaver, Notes from a Miner’s Canary: Essays on the State of Native AmericaReginald Dyck
Review of Forrestine C. Hooker, Child of the Fighting Tenth: On the Frontier with the Buffalo Soldiers, ed. by Steve WilsonMary Clearman Blew
Review of David Remley, Kit Carson: The Life of an American Border ManJennifer Schell
Review of David Theis, ed., Literary HoustonAlexander Adkins
Review of Rudolfo Anaya, Randy Lopez Goes HomeCordelia E. Barrera
Review of Hart Stilwell, Glory of the Silver King: The Golden Age of Tarpon Fishing, ed. by Brandon D. ShulerMaria O’Connell

Summer 2012 (vol. 47, no. 2):
Special Issue: Television in the West

ESSAYS
Introduction: Television and the Depiction of the American WestMichael K. Johnson
The Dangers of Driving the Dalton: The Paradoxical Industrial and Environmental Aesthetics of Ice Road TruckersJennifer Schell
She Hits Like a Man, but She Kisses Like a Girl: TV Heroines, Femininity, Violence, and IntimacyKerry Fine
The Warp, Woof, and Weave of This Story’s Tapestry Would Foster the Illusion of Further Progress: Justified and the Evolution of Western ViolenceJustin A. Joyce
Rejuvenating “Eternal Inequality” on the Digital Frontiers of Red Dead RedemptionSara Humphreys
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Alvin H. Marill, Television Westerns: Six Decades of Sagebrush Sheriffs, Scalawags, and SidewindersCynthia J. Miller
Review of Rhonda V. Wilcox and Tanya R. Cochran, eds., Investigating “Firefly” and “Serenity”: Science Fiction on the FrontierCorey Dethier
Review of Christine Cornea, ed., Genre and Performance: Film and TelevisionSue Matheson
Review of Michael G. Fitzgerald and Boyd Magers, Ladies of the Western: Interviews with 25 Actresses from the Silent Era to the Television Westerns of the 1950s and 1960sHolly Jean Richard
Review of Ed Andreychuk, Louis L’Amour on Film and TelevisionD. B. Gough
Review of John L. Simons and Robert Merrill, Peckinpah’s Tragic Westerns: A Critical StudyLeonard Engel
Review of Mary C. Beltrán, Latina/o Stars in U.S. Eyes: The Making and Meanings of Film and TV Stardom and of Isabel Molina-Guzmán, Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the MediaMelinda Linscott
Review of Manuel Muñoz, What You See in the DarkJohn Hursh

Fall 2012 (vol. 47, no. 3)

ESSAYS
Narrative, Being, and the Dialogic Novel: The Problem of Discourse and Language in Cormac McCarthy’s The CrossingAlan Noble
Speaking Chinook: Adaptation, Indigeneity, and Pauline Johnson’s British Columbia StoriesMartha L. Viehmann
Before the West Was West: Rethinking the Temporal Borders of Western American LiteratureAmy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard
BOOK REVIEWS
Don Graham, State of Minds: Texas Culture and Its DiscontentsAndrew Husband
Paul Lindholdt, In Earshot of Water: Notes from the Columbia PlateauHal Crimmel
Brady Harrison, ed., All Our Stories Are Here: Critical Perspectives on Montana LiteratureCapper Nichols
William H. Truettner, Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710–1840Rebecca M. Lush
Scott Richard Lyons, X-Marks: Native Signatures of AssentDaniel M. Radus
John Lloyd Purdy, Riding Shotgun into the Promised LandDallin Jay Bundy
Panthea Reid, Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many RiddlesSusanne George Bloomfield
Jeff Berglund and Jan Roush, eds., Sherman Alexie: A Collection of Critical EssaysJanet Dean
Hugh J. Reilly, Bound to Have Blood: Frontier Newspapers and the Plains Indian WarsWilliam V. Lombardi
Eamonn Wall, Writing the Irish West: Ecologies and TraditionsDavid Mogen
Lydia R. Cooper, No More Heroes: Narrative Perspective and Morality in Cormac McCarthyTrenton Hickman
Dean Rader, Engaged Resistance: American Indian Art, Literature, and Film from Alcatraz to the NMAIBreanne Roberson
Drucilla Wall, The Geese at the GatesJoshua Doležal
Summer Wood, WreckerLawrence Coates

Winter 2013 (vol. 47, no. 4)

ESSAYS
A Case for Enchantment: Re-reading Jean Stafford with “The Mountain Day”Cathryn Halverson
Writing against Wilderness: María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s Elite Environmental JusticeKaren L. Kilcup
“What manner of heretic?”: Demons in McCarthy and the Question of AgencyJ.A. Bernstein
BOOK REVIEWS
Christine Bold, ed., The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860–1920Tara Penny
Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández, Un-speakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National ImaginariesJoshua O’Brien
Frances W. Kaye, Goodlands: A Meditation and History on he Great PlainsRobert Thacker
Sara L. Spurgeon, ed., Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, The RoadChristopher Schaberg
Lawrence Rodgers and Jerrold Hirsch, eds., America’s Folklorist: B. A. Botkin and American CultureEnnifer Eastman Attebery
Lee Schweninger, ed., The First We Can Remember: Colorado Pioneer Women Tell Their StoriesUdy Nolte Temple
Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher, eds., Artifacts & lluminations: Critical Essays on Loren EiseleyAndrew Angyal
Gerald W. Haslam with Janice E. Haslam, In Thought and Action: The Enigmatic Life of S. I. HayakawaFrank Bergon
Stephen Tatum, In the Remington MomentKenneth Haltman
Clay S. Jenkinson, The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer n the WildernessRyan Badger
Mark Rifkin, When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, he History of Sexuality, and Native SovereigntyGabriel S. Estrada
Scott Lauria Morgensen, Spaces be-tween Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous DecolonizationLisa Tatonetti
Michael Hames-García, Identity Complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity and of David J. Vázquez, Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino IdentityMaria Damon
Kippra D. Hopper and Laurie J. Churchill, Art of West Texas Women: A CelebrationKerry Fine
Steven W. Hackel, ed., Alta California: Peoples in Motion, dentities in FormationAnne Goldman
Nicholas Monk, ed., Inter-textual and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cormac McCarthyDarryl Hattenhauer
James Karman, ed., The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931–1939Tim Hunt
Donald Pizer, ed., Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical: Writings from he 1890sEric Morel
Maylei Blackwell, ¡Chicana Power! Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement and of AnaLouise Keating and Gloria González-López, eds., Bridging: How Gloria Anzaldúa’s Life and Work Transformed Our OwnYolanda Padilla
Elissa Auther and Adam Lerner, eds., West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965–1977Lois Rudnick
Patrick Madden, Quoti-diana: EssayBrandon R. Schrand
John Joseph Mathews, ed. by Susan Kalter, Twenty Thousand Mornings: An AutobiographyJames H. Cox
Willard Wyman, Blue HeavenDynette Reynold
Robert Alexander González, Designing Pan-America: US Architectural Visions for the Western HemisphereAmanda Ellis

Double Issue Spring & Summer 2013 (vol. 48, nos. 1&2)

INTRODUCTION
Assessing the PostwesternKrista Comer, guest editor
ESSAYS
Inhabiting the Icon: Shipping Containers and the New Imagination of Western SpaceSarah Hirsch
Third Cinema Goes West: Common Ground for Film and Literary Theory in Postregional DiscourseCourtney Fellion
Narcocorridos and the Nostalgia of Violence: Postmodern Resistance en la FronteraChris Muniz
“‘Refusing to halt’: Mobility and the Quest for Spatial Justice in Helena María Viramontes’s Their Dogs Came with Them and Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of OrangeSarah Wald
Shaking Awake the Memory: The Gothic Quest for Place in Sandra Cisneros’s CarameloPaul Wickelson
Settler Sovereignty and the Rhizomatic West, or, The Significance of the Frontier in Postwestern StudiesAlex Trimble Young
“It All Comes Together” in … Reno?: Confronting the Postwestern Geographic Imaginary in Willy Vlautin’s The Motel LifeWilliam V. Lombardi
The Past and the Postwestern: Garland’s Cavanagh, Closure, and Conventions of ReadingEric Morel
Critical Regionalism, the US-Mexican War, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary HistoryRandi Lynn Tanglen
“Might be going to have lived”: The West in the Subjunctive MoodAndy Meyer

Fall 2013 (vol. 48, no. 3)

From the Editor Melody Graulich
ESSAYS
Written on the Body: A Third Space Reading of Larry McMurtry’s Streets of LaredoCordelia E. Barrera
“No Transient Spectacle”: Bayard Taylor, Wilderness Tourism, and the Re-creation of the United StatesJames Weaver
“New England Innocent” in the Land of Sunshine: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and CaliforniaJennifer S. Tuttle
Panel Discussion: From Blood Simple to True Grit: A Conversation about the Coen Brothers’ Cinematic WestNeil Campbell, Susan Kollin, Lee Clark Mitchell, and Stephen Tatum
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Nicolas S. Witschi, A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West David Wrobel
Review of Bruce A. Glasrud and Cary D. Wintz, eds., The Harlem Renaissance in the American West: The New Negro’s Western ExperienceEmily Lutenski
Review of David Rio, Amaia Ibarraran, and Martin Simonson, eds., Beyond the Myth: New Perspectives on Western TextsO. Alan Weltzien
Nina Baym, Women Writers of the American West, 1833–1927 Christie Smith
Review of Denice Turner, Writing the Heavenly Frontier: Metaphor, Geography, and Flight Auto-biography in America 1927–1954Bernard Quetchenbach
Review of Bill Mohr, Hold-Outs: The Los Angeles Poetry Renaissance, 1948–1992Lisa Locascio
Review of Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti, eds., Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit LiteratureAndrew Uzendoski
Review of Ernest J. Finney, Sequoia Gardens: California Stories and of Lawrence Coates, The Garden of the WorldChris Muniz
Review of Forrest G. Robinson, Gabriel Noah Brahm Jr., and Catherine Carlstroem, The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud, and MarxCorey Dethier
Review of Ned Buntline, The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill HickokAdele H. Bealer
Review of David Carpenter, A Hunter’s ConfessionHenry Hudson
Review of Daniel Worden, Masculine Style: The American West and Literary ModernismDavid Peterson
Review of Patrick Hicks, ed., A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota PoetryJeffrey Howard
Review of Melissa J. Homestead and Guy J. Reynolds, eds., Cather Studies 9: Willa Cather and Modern CulturesSteven B. Shively

Winter 2014 (vol. 48, no. 4)

ESSAYS
“Nothing but land”: Women’s Narratives, Gardens, and the Settler-Colonial Imaginary in the US West and Australian OutbackTom Lynch
 “Learn to talk Yaqui”: Mexico and the Cherokee Literary Politics of John Milton Oskison and Will Rogers James H. CoX
All the Pretty Mexican Girls: Whiteness and Racial Desire in Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses and Cities of the PlainJennifer A. Reimer
Resisting the Border: Natural Narrative, Everyday StoryPattie Cowell
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Nathan Straight, Autobiography, Ecology, and the Well-Placed Self: The Growth of Natural Biography in Contemporary American Life Writing  Tyler Nickl
Review of Andrew Menard, Sight Unseen: How Frémont’s First Expedition Changed the American LandscapeRobert Thacker
Review of Lori Lee Wilson, The Joaquín Band: The History behind the Legend Elisa Warford
Review of Robin L. Murray and Joseph K. Heumann, Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment Linda Mizejewski
Review of John Blair Gamber, Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins: Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures Kristin Ladd
Review of Robin Troy, Liberty LanesMatthew Heimburger
Review of Mary Ellicott Arnold and Mabel Reed, In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: Two Women in the Klamath River Indian Country in 1908–09with an introduction by Susan Bernardin  Anne L. Kaufman
Review of Lois Palken Rudnick, The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Pyschoanalysis in the Making of Modern American CultureJudy Nolte Temple
Review of Martin Etchart, The Last ShepherdDavid Río
Review of A. Gabriel Meléndez and Francisco Lomelí, eds. and trans., The Writings of Eusebio ChacónLaura Padilla
Review of Terry Tempest Williams, When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on VoiceMonica Linford
Review of Kathleen Johnson, Subterranean RedElizabeth Toombs
Review of Larry McMurtry, CusterBrian Dippie
Review of Ann Moseley and Sarah Cheney Watson, eds., Willa Cather and Aestheticism: From Romanticism to ModernismMax Despain
Review of Elizabeth Dodd, Horizon’s Lens: My Time on the Turning World Sarah Stoeckl
Review of Julian Murphet and Mark Steven, eds., Style of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road” Alex Engebretson
Review of Christopher Schaberg, The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of FlightAndy Hageman
Review of Claire Vaye Watkins, Battleborn: StoriesD. Seth Horton
Review of Rene S. Perez II, Along These Highways Monica E. Montelongo
Review of Greg Kuzma, Mountains of the MoonHarald Wyndham
Review of Glenn Frankel, The Searchers: The Making of an American LegendEdwin Whitewolf
Review of Sherman Alexie, BlasphemyLoree Westron

 

Spring 2014 (vol. 49, no. 1)

Special Issue:
Indigenous Wests: Literary and Visual Aesthetics

Guest edited by Susan Bernardin

ESSAYS
The Significance of the Frontier in Comanche PoetryScott Andrews
The End (of the Trail) Is the Beginning: Stephen Graham Jones’s The Bird Is GoneJohn Gamber
“This Is Our Playground”: Skateboarding, diy Aesthetics, and Apache Sovereignty in Dustinn Craig’s 4wheelwarponyJoanna Hearne
“Just by Doing It, We Made It Appear”: Dustinn Craig on We Shall Remain: Geronimo4wheelwarpony, and the Apache Scouts ProjectJoanna Hearne with Dustinn Craig
It’s a Good Day to Bike: Indigenous Futures in Ramona Emerson’s OpalSusan Bernardin
BOOK REVIEWS
Chadwick Allen, Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies; Jodi A. Byrd, The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism; and Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, A Separate Country: Postcoloniality and American Indian Nations Joseph Coulombe
Joanna Hearne, Smoke Signals: Native Cinema RisingMargaret Huettl
Beth H. Piatote, Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American LiteratureNicole Tonkovich
Ralph Salisbury, So Far So GoodDavid Christensen
Liz Stephens, The Days Are GodsGeorge Handley
Michael Sowder, House under the MoonDanielle Beazer Dubrasky
Stella Pope Duarte, Women Who Live in Coffee Shops and Other Stories; and Demetria Martínez, The Block Captain’s DaughterLaura Padilla
Rudolfo Anaya, The Old Man’s Love StorySarah Stoeckl
Charles L. Crow, History of the Gothic: American GothicAmber Bowden Whitlock
Jennifer K. Ladino, Reclaiming Nostalgia: Longing for Nature in American LiteratureJohanna R. Landis
 George Venn, Keeping the Swarm: New and Selected EssaysLaurie Ricou
Robert L. Dorman, Hell of a Vision: Regionalism and the Modern American WestWilliam V. Lombardi
 Janis Stout, South by Southwest: Katherine Anne Porter and the Burden of Texas HistoryMax Despain

 

Summer 2014 (vol. 49, no. 2): forthcoming

 

ESSAYS
The Chinaman’s Crime: Race, Memory, and the Railroad in Willa Cather’s “The Affair at Grover Station”Julia H. Lee 
From Mysteries to Manidoos: Language and Transformation in Louise Erdrich’s The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No HorseLinda Krumholz
What’s So Critical about Critical Regionalism?: The Case of Fray Angélico Chávez’s New Mexico TriptychMelina Vizcaíno-Alemán
BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Leonard Engel, New Essays on Clint EastwoodScott D. Emmert
Review of Michael C. Steiner, Regionalists on the Left: Radical Voices from the American WestForrest G. Robinson
Review of Wallis R. Sanborn, III, Animals in the Fiction of Cormac McCarthyMaria O’Connell
Review of Dr. Gordon Haber and Marybeth Holleman, Among Wolves: Gordon Haber’s Insights into Alaska’s Most Misunderstood AnimalAnne Coray
Review of Don Rearden, The Raven’s GiftEric Heine
Review of Lisa Knopp, What the River Carries: Encounters with the Mississippi, Missouri, and PlatteBernard Quetchenbach
Review of Kayann Short, A Bushel’s Worth: An EcobiographyEvelyn Funda
Review of Kim Stafford, 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother DisappearedJenny Emery Davidson

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