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Tables of Contents 1966-1977

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Spring 1966 (vol. 1, no. 1)

Editorial: A Critical Forum for the Western Muse J. Golden Taylor
Lord Grizzly: Rhythm, Form, and Meaning in the Western Novel John R. Milton
The Mountain Man as Literary Hero Don D. Walker
Two Primitives: Huck Finn and Tom Outland Maynard Fox
Two Views of the American West Jim L. Fife
Emerson Hough’s Heart’s Desire Delbert E. Wylder
West as Myth: Status Report and Call for Action Warren French
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Mountain Man, by Vardis Fisher Frederick Manfred
The Life and Death of John Henry Tunstall, compiled and edited by Frederick W. Nolan John DeWitt McKee
The Grizzly Bear—Portraits from Life, edited by Bessie Doak Haynes and Edgard Haynes Thomas J. Lyon
The Log of a Cowboy, by Andy Adams Levi S. Peterson
I’ve Killed Men, by Jack Ganzhorn Ruth Keenan
Meriwether Lewis: A Biography, by Richard Dillon Richard W. Etulain
Frank Norris, by Warren French Kenneth B. Hunsaker
Letters from Jack London, edited by King Hendricks and Irving Shepard George H. Tweney
Blackfoot Lodge Tales: The Story of a Prairie People, by George Bird Grinnell Alan F. Crooks
The Mountain of Gold, by Max Evans John Herrmann
John Muir, by Herbert F. Smith Thomas J. Lyon
Josiah Royce, by Vincent Buranelli John Clendenning

Summer 1966 (vol. 1, no. 2)

The Western Humanism of Willa Cather Don D. Walker
The Archetypal Ethic of The Ox-Bow Incident Max Westbrook
Alan Swallow and Modern, Western American Poetry Morton L. Ross
Hamlin Garland’s Retreat from Realism Charles T. Miller
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Mary Hunter Austin, by T. M. Pearce Dudley Wynn
Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales, by George Bird Grinnell Jan Harold Brunvand
Frontier Trails: The Autobiography of Frank M. Canton, edited by Edward Everett Dale Orlan Sawey
Katherine Anne Porter, by George Hendrick Edwin W. Gaston Jr.
Wright Morris, by David Madden Jack Brenner
Lyric and Dramatic Poems of John G. Neihardt, by John G. Neihardt Thomas J. Lyon
Conrad Richter, by Edwin W. Gaston Jr. John DeWitt McKee
The Crying of Lot 49, by Thomas Pynchon Warren French

Fall 1966 (vol. 1, no. 3)

Internal Debate as Discipline: Clark’s The Watchful Gods Max Westbrook
Washington Irving’s Wilderness Thomas J. Lyon
Bards of the Little Big Horn Brian W. Dippie
The Primitive and the Civilized in Western Fiction Levi S. Peterson
Aspects of the Western Comic Novel William T. Pilkington
A Note on “The Mountain Man as Literary Hero” Edgeley W. Todd
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Old Jules Country: A Selection from Old Jules and Thirty Years of Writing Since the Book Was Published, by Mari Sandoz Virginia Faulkner
Wapiti Wilderness, by Margaret Murie and Olaus Murie Thomas J. Lyon
Stephen Harriman Long, 1784–1864, Army Engineer, Explorer, Inventor, by Richard G. Wood Edgeley W. Todd
The Rummy Kid Goes Home and Other Stories of the Southwest, by Ross Santee C. L. Sonnichsen
Timothy Flint, by James K. Folsom Orlan Sawey
The Woman at Otowi Crossing, by Frank Waters Martin Bucco

Winter 1967 (vol. 1, no. 4)

Western Writing and Eastern Publishing Vardis Fisher and Alvin M. Josephy Jr.
The American West: A Challenge to the Literary Imagination John R. Milton
Vardis Fisher: New Directions for the Historical Novel Ronald W. Taber
Book Reviews Reviewed 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 Henry Arnold E. Needham
King of Spades, by Frederick Manfred Russell Roth
Six Faces of Mexico, edited by Russell C. Ewing Frank Waters
Pershing’s Mission in Mexico, by Haldeen Braddy Karl Young
The Recollections of Philander Prescott: Frontiersman of the Old Northwest, 1819–1862, edited by Donald Dean Parker Kenneth A. Spaulding
The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, by John C. Duval, edited by Mabel Major and Rebecca W. Smith John Q. Anderson
Pioneer Surveyor—Frontier Lawyer: The Personal Narrative of O. W. Williams, 1877–1902, edited by S. D. Myres Benjamin Capps
Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830–1900, by Leonard J. Arrington Rodman W. Paul
The Company Town in the American West, by James B. Allen Thomas F. Andrews
A Texas Cowboy, or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony, by Charles A. Siringo Robert N. Mullin
Songs of the Cowboys, by N. Howard “Jack” Thorp, edited by Austin E. Fife and Alta S. Fife Hector H. Lee
The Red Man’s West, edited by Michael S. Kennedy; Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies, by Ella E. Clark Brigham D. Madsen
The Rim of the Prairie, by Bess Streeter Aldrich; The Home Place, by Dorothy Thomas Roy W. Meyer
The Great American Desert, Then and Now, by W. Eugene Hollon Edgeley W. Todd

Spring 1967 (vol. 2, no.1)

English Westerns James K. Folsom
The Western Naturalism of Frank Norris Don D. Walker
Charles and Frank Norris Arnold L. Goldsmith
The Dying Cowboy Song John Barsness
A Ballad in Search of Its Author John I. White
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior, by Peter Nabokov Frank Waters
A Woman of the People, by Benjamin Capps Robert A. Roripaugh
With the Ears of Strangers: The Mexican in American Literature, by Cecil Robinson Quincy Guy Burris
Inherit the Earth, Stories from Mexico Ranch Life, by Alvin Gordon Anne Smith
The Spiritual Conquest of Mexico, by Robert Ricard LaVerne Harrell Clark
Jack London: A Bibliography, compiled by Hensley C. Woodbridge, John London, and George H. Tweney King Hendricks
A Treasury of Nebraska Pioneer Folklore, compiled by Roger L. Welsch Louie W. Attebery
Love Song to the Plains, by Mari Sandoz L. A. Hahn
Orrin Porter Rockwell: Man of God, Son of Thunder, by Harold Schindler T. Y. Booth
The Life and Voyages of Captain George Vancouver: Surveyor of the Sea, by Bern Anderson L. L. Lee
Greenville M. Dodge: Soldier, Politician, Railroad Pioneer, by Stanley P. Hirshson Wilson O. Clough
Buckskin Joe: The Memories of Edward Jonathan Hoyt, edited by Glenn Shirley Loy Otis Banks
Texas Riverman: The Life and Times of Captain Andrew Smyth, by William Seale George W. Ewing
History of North Dakota, by Elwyn B. Robinson Don E. Gribble
The Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish Speaking Californians, 1846–1890, by Leonard Pitt Roscoe 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. Farquhar Arthur P. Frietzsche
The Letters of George Catlin and His Family: A Chronicle of the American West, by Marjorie Catlin Roehm James C. Austin
Audubon in the West, edited by John Francis McDermott; Thomas Moran: Artist of the Mountains, by Thurman Wilkins Michael McCloskey

Summer 1967 (vol. 2, no. 2)

My Ántonia: A Dark Dimension Sr. Peter Damian Charles
Hamlin Garland and the American Indian Roy W. Meyer
A New Reading of The Sea Wolf James Ellis
Honey in the Horn and “Acres of Clams”: The Regional Fiction of H. L. Davis Jan Harold Brunvard
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Viva Max! by James Lehrer John S. Bullen
The Rocky Mountain West in 1867, by Louis J. Simonin Ronald W. Taber
They Sang for Horses: The Impact of the Horse on Navajo and Apache Folklore, by LaVerne Harrell Clark Karl Young
By Cheyenne Campfires, by George Bird Grinnell; When Buffalo Ran, by George Bird Grinnell Ben Gray Lumpkin
The Shoshoneans: The People of the Basin Plateau, text by Edward Dorn, photographs by Leroy Lucas Paul R. Eldridge
The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago, edited by Wilson M. Hudson and Allen Maxwell Paul T. Bryant
The Christmas of the Phonograph Records, A Recollection, by Mari Sandoz Anne Smith
The Wild Bunch, edited by Alan Swallow C. L. Sonnichsen
The Mormon Conflict 1850–1859, by Norman F. Furness Roscoe L. Buckland
Tales of Frontier Texas: 1830–1860, edited by John Q. Anderson William T. Pilkington
Australians and the Gold Rush: California and Down Under, 1849–1854, by Jay Monaghan A. 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. McDonald Lewis E. Buchanan
Bayou Salado: The Story of South Park, by Virginia McConnell Maynard Fox

Fall 1967 (vol. 2, no. 3)

Bernard DeVoto’s Western Novels Orlan Sawey
Character and Landscape: Frank Waters’ Colorado Triology William T. Pilkington
Ethic and Metaphysic: A Study of John G. Neihardt W. E. Black
The Contributions of Bret Harte to American Oratory Roy 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 Reviews Reviewed By
North of Yesterday, by Robert Flynn John Barsness
Beyond the Desert, by Eugene Manlove Rhodes J. W. Hutchinson
Astoria or Anecdotes of an Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains, by Washington Irving, edited by Edgeley W. Todd John Francis McDermott
Adventures at Astoria, 1810–1814, by Gabriel Franchère, translated and edited by Hoyt C. Franchère Edgeley W. Todd
Words for Denver and Other Poems, by Thomas Hornsby Ferril Nicholas Crome
From Scotland to Silverado, by Robert Louis Stevenson, edited by James D. Hart John S. Bullen
The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Calvalry in the West, by William H. Leckie Everett 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 Galvin A. 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. Simmons Karl Young
American Indian Life, edited by Elsie Clews Parson Susan Taylor
Century in the Saddle, by Richard Goff and Robert H. McCaffree Don D. Walker

Winter 1968 (vol. 2, no. 4)

Western Canadian Literature Donald Greene
Cannery Row: Steinbeck’s Pastoral Poem Stanley Alexander
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The American Western Novel, by James K. Folsom John R. Milton
From West to East: Studies in the Literature of the American West, by Robert Edsom Lee D. E. Wylder
The Pleasure Garden, by Oakley Hall Robert Narveson
To Be a Man, by William Decker J. W. Hutchinson
Flame on the Frontier: Short Stories of Pioneer Women, by Dorothy M. Johnson Benjamin Capps
Great Western Short Stories, edited by J. Golden Taylor John S. Bullen
Mountain Men: Geogre Frederick Ruxton’s Firsthand Accounts of Fur Trappers and Indians in the Rockies, edited and illustrated by Glen Rounds Edgeley 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. Sackett John Barsness
A Picture Report of the Custer Fight, by William Reusswig Brian 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. Oliva T. M. Pearce

Spring 1968 (vol. 3, no. 1)

H. L. Davis: Viable Uses for the Past Paul T. Bryant
Nebraska Regionalism in Selected Works of Willa Cather Bruce 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 West Thomas J. Lyon
Poe’s Use of Mackenzie’s Voyages in “The Journal of Julius Rodman” Wayne R. Kime
Book Reviews Reviewed 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 Alexander Orlan Sawey
The Mysterious West, by Brad William and Choral Pepper Edgeley W. Todd
Palms, Peaks, and Prairies, by Richard Fleck; Dan Freeman, by Dan Jaffe Charles G. Wiley
The Last Jew in America, by Leslie A. Fiedler John Barsness
The Short Novels of Jack Schaefer, introduction by Dorothy M. Johnson Gerald 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 Kilpatrick Charles Eagle Plume
Literature and Theater of the States and Regions of the U.S.A., edited by Clarence Gohdes Ronald A. Willis
John Steinbeck: A Concise Bibliography (1930–1965), by Tetsumaro Hayashi Bascom 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. Karolides J. Golden Taylor

Summer 1968 (vol. 3, no. 2)

The Rise and Fall of Barney Tullus Don D. Walker
Quetzalcoatl versus D. H. Lawrence’s Plumed Serpent Frank Waters
The Western Fiction of Mayne Reid Roy W. Meyer
The Novel of Western Adventure in Nineteenth-Century Germany D. L. Ashliman
An Undiscovered Early Review of Norris’ Octopus Richard Allan Davison
Bulkington as Henry Chatillon William Powers
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Apples of Paradise and Other Stories, by Frederick Manfred Max Westbrook
Max Brand’s Stories, edited by Robert Easton Patrick Morrow
Navaho Folk Tales, by Franc Johnson Newcomb Frank Waters
The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel, edited and translated by Ralph L. Roys LaVerne Harrell Clark
Cheyenne Memories, by John Stands in Timber and Margot Liberty Benjamin 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 Hall Edgeley W. Todd
Bartlett’s West: Drawing the Mexican Boundary, by Robert V. Hine Kenneth Hufford
The Southwest: Old and New, by W. Eugene Hollon Thomas W. Ford
Joe Lane of Oregon: Machine Politics and the Sectional Crisis, 1849–1861, by James E. Hendrickson Preston E. Onstad
Jack London and His Times—An Unconventional Biography, by Joan London George H. Tweney
Joaquin Miller, by O. W. Frost Richard W. Etulain
Montana Adventures, the Recollections of Frank B. Linderman, edited by Harold G. Merriam Ruth Keenan
William Anderson Scott, No Ordinary Man, by Clifford M. Drury Taylor T. Jackman
The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West, by Dee Brown Carol 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 Shepard J. Golden Taylor

Fall 1968 (vol. 3, no. 3)

The Practical Spirit: Sacrality and the American West Max Westbrook
Gary Snyder, A Western Poet Thomas J. Lyon
Listening to the Wilderness with William Stafford J. Russell Roberts Sr.
Words Frank Waters
A Larry McMurtry Bibliography Charles D. Peavy
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Eastern Establishment and the Western Experience: The West of Frederic Remington, Theodore Roosevelt, and Owen Wister, by G. Edward White Merrill Lewis
Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West, by Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel Holmes John 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 Feiler Edgeley W. Todd
Will James: The Gilt Edged Cowboy, by Anthony Amaral Richard W. Etulain
One More River to Cross, by Will Henry Everett L. Jones
Southwest Writers Anthology, edited by Martin Shockley Martin Bucco
The Old North Trail or Life, Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians, by Walter McClintock Lou Attebery
The War on Powder River, by Helena Huntington Smith; The Johnson County War, by Jack R. Gage H. 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 Sprague J. Golden Taylor

Winter 1969 (vol. 3, no. 4)

Thomas Berger’s Little Big Man as Literature Delbert E. Wylder
Style in the Literary Desert: Little Big Man Jay Gurian
A New Life: The Frontier Myth in Perspective John A. Barsness
Book Reviews Reviewed 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 Farb Frank Waters
The West of Alfred Jacob Miller, by Marvin C. Ross Edgeley W. Todd
Eden Prairie, by Frederick Manfred Max Westbrook
The Eternal Adam and the New World Garden, by David W. Noble; The Brothers of Uterica, by Benjamin Capps Martin Bucco
Poems Southwest, edited by A. Wilber Stevens L. L. Lee
Time for Outrage, by Amelia Bean John 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. Bryan William T. Pilkington
Spanish War Vessels on the Mississippi, 1792–1796, by Abraham P. Nasatir Charles J. Bayard
Doctors of the Old West, by Robert F. Karolevitz Stanley 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. Pourade J. Golden Taylor

Spring 1969 (vol. 4, no. 1)

Elizabeth Barrett Meets Wolf Larsen Robert Brainard Pearsall
Beneficial Atavism in Frank Norris and Jack London James R. Giles
The Serialized Novels of Sinclair Lewis Martin Bucco
Owen Wister’s “Hank’s Woman”: The Writer and His Comment Neal Lambert
Washington Irving’s Revision of the Tonquin Episode in Astoria Wayne R. Kime
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Pumpkin Seed Point, by Frank Waters; The Peyote Religion among the Navaho, by David F. Aberle; The Arapaho Way, by Althea Bass Thomas 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 Bucco Carroll Y. Rich
Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest, by Odie B. Faulk T. M. Pearce
The Return of the Vanishing American, by Leslie Fiedler John Barsness
Wyoming: A Political History, 1868–1896, by Lewis L. Gould H. R. Dieterich
The Baron of Arizona, by E. H. Cookridge Donald M. Powell
Twenty Years of Stanford Short Stories, edited by Wallace Stegner and Richard Scowcroft with Nancy Packer Loy Otis Banks
Bret Harte: A Biography, by Richard O’Connor Ken Periman
A Navajo Saga, by Kay Bennett and Russ Bennett Ann 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 Office Eberhard Alsen
Proponents of Order: Tom Outland and Bishop Latour Maynard Fox
“Westering” in “Leader of the People” Donald E. Houghton
Tom Sawyer: Missouri Robin Hood L. Moffitt Cecil
A. B. Guthrie: A Bibliography Richard W. Etulain
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Gunfighter: Man or Myth? by Joseph G. Rosa John Barsness
The Study of American Folklore, by Jan Brunvand Ken Periman
The Lord of Experience, by Clinton F. Larson Robert Pack Browning
An Artist on the Overland Trail: The 1849 Diary and Sketches of James F. Wilkins, edited by John Francis McDermott Kenneth Hufford
Sam Houston with the Cherokees, 1829–1833, by Jack Gregory and Rennard Strickland; Sam Houston and His Twelve Women, by Martha Anne Turner Thomas W. Ford
The Frontier against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery Extension Controversy, by Eugene W. Berwanger Philip Durham
Cuna Indian Art, by Clyde E. Keeler Frank Waters
Wild Sports in the Far West, by Friedrich Gerstäcker Alfred Kolb
San Juan Bautista: Gateway to Spanish Texas, by Robert S. Weddle William H. Archer
The Cloud-Climbing Railroad, by Dorothy Jensen Neal; The Northern Pacific—Main Street of the Northwest, by Charles R. Wood G. Franklin Ackerman
Fool’s Gold, A Biography of John Sutter, by Richard Dillon John 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 Satterfield J. Golden Taylor

Fall 1969 (vol. 4, no. 3)

Coming of Age in Texas: The Novels of Larry McMurtry Charles D. Peavy
Jack Crabb and the Sole Survivors of Custer’s Last Stand Brian W. Dippie
The Bad Man as Hipster: Norman Mailer’s Use of Frontier Metaphor Grace Witt
The Dublin Cowboys of Flann O’Brien L. L. Lee
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Folklore of the Great West: Selections from Eighty-three Years of the Journal of American Folklore, edited with extensive commentary by John Greenway Jan Harold Brunvand
Frank Norris: Instinct and Art, by William B. Dillingham Arnold L. Goldsmith
Zapata and the Mexican Revolution, by John Womack Jr. Karl Young
The Blue God: An Epic of Mesa Verde, by Louis Mertins Maynard Fox
The Tree of Bones, by John R. Milton; This Lonely House, by John R. Milton L. 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 Kraus G. 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. Houston Charles G. Wiley
A Nurse in the Yukon, by Amy V. Wilson, R. N.; This Raw Land, by Wayne Short Craig Mishler
Tales of the 04 Ranch: Recollections of Harold J. Cook, 1887–1909, by Harold J. Cook Robert A. Roripaugh
Ranch on the Ruidoso, by Wilbur Coe Jim 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 Sawey J. Golden Taylor

Winter 1970 (vol. 4, no. 4)

Prolegomena to the Western John G. Cawelti
Frederick Jackson Turner and Thomas Wolfe: The Frontier as History and as Literature Thomas E. Boyle
Character Portrayal in The Ox-Box Incident Kenneth Andersen
Essay Review
The Popular Western Novel: An Essay Review Delbert E. Wylder
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The White Man’s Road, by Benjamin Capps C. L. Sonnichsen
Joshua Pilcher: Fur Trader and Indian Agent, by John E. Sunder Edgeley W. Todd
Earth House Hold, by Gary Snyder Thomas J. Lyon
My Life with History: An Autobiography, by John D. Hicks S. George Ellsworth
Three Men in Texas: Bedichek, Webb, Dobie: Essays by Their Friends in the Texas Observer, edited by Ronnie Dugger George 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 Nabokov J. Golden Taylor

Spring 1970 (vol. 5, no. 1)

The American Rhythm: Mary Austin’s Poetic Principle Thomas W. Ford
American Indians: Poets of the Cosmos Gerald Haslam
J. F. Powers’ Morte D’Urban as Western D. H. Stewart
Vardis Fisher: A Bibliography George Kellogg
Book Reviews Reviewed 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 Treviño John DeWitt McKee
House Made of Dawn, by N. Scott Momaday John Z. Bennett
Three Friends: Bedichek, Dobie, Webb, by William A. Owens George D. Hendricks
‘Dear Old Kit’: The Historical Christopher Carson, with a New Edition of the Carson Memoirs, by Harvey Lewis Carter Edgeley Woodman Todd
Thomas Nuttall, Naturalist. Explorations in America 1808–1841, by Jeanette E. Graustein Paul Bryant
Max Brand: The Big “Westerner,” by Robert Easton Richard W. Etulain
No Quittin’ Sense, by C. C. White and Ada Morehead Holland G. Franklin Ackerman
The Storyteller “Cousin Wash” Series, Volume I and II, by Curtis Hunt Gerald Haslam
Songs of my Divided Self, by L. W. Michaelson; Running Lucky, by R. P. Dickey L. 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. Swain J. Golden Taylor

Summer 1970 (vol. 5, no. 2)

St. Petersburg Re-visited: Helen Eustis and Mark Twain Stuart L. Burns
Roughing It as Retrospective Reporting John DeWitt McKee
Vardis Fisher and Wallace Stegner: Teacher and Student Joseph M. Flora
H. L. Davis: A Bibliographical Addendum Richard W. Etulain
Steinbeck’s “The Leader of the People”: A Crisis in Style Philip J. West
In Defense of “Westering” Robert E. Morsberger
Mark Twain’s Chuck-Wagon Specialties C. Merton Babcock
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Walter Van Tilburg Clark, by Max Westbrook L. L. Lee
Clemens of the “Call”: Mark Twain in San Francisco, edited by Edgar M. Branch Patrick Morrow
The Lion of the Lord: A Biography of Brigham Young, by Stanley P. Hirshson Karl Young
True Grit, by Charles Portis Donald A. Hoglin
Six-Horse Hitch, by Janice Holt Giles Robert A. Roripaugh
The Innocents, by Clyde Ware Benjamin Capps
The Armchair Mountaineer, edited by George Alan Smith and Carol D. Smith John Boni
O-kee-pa: A Religious Ceremony and Other Customs of the Mandans, by George Catlin, edited with an introduction by John C. Ewers Mary 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. Vogel J. Golden Taylor

Fall 1970 (vol. 5, no. 3)

Consciousness and Social Order: The Theme of Transcendence in the Leatherstocking Tales Henry Nash Smith
Lost—and Found—in the Wilderness: The Desert Metaphor in Cooper’s The Prairie Merrill Lewis
The American West and the Archetypal Orphan Louie Attebery
Owen Wister’s Lin McLean: The Failure of the Vernacular Hero Neal Lambert
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Islands in the Stream, by Ernest Hemingway Max Westbrook
Shadows of Thunder, by Max Evans Martin Bucco
Ballads of the Great West, edited with commentary by Austin Fife and Alta Fife Louie W. Attebery
Workin’ on the Railroad: Reminiscences from the Age of Steam, edited by Richard Reinhardt G. 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 Cisneros John 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. Merriam J. Golden Taylor

Winter 1971 (vol. 5, no. 4)

Nature and the Nature of Man in The Ox-Box Incident Robert W. Cochran
Cowboys and Unicorns: The Novels of Walter Van Tilburg Clark Paul Stein
Washington Irving and “The Empire of the West”: An Unacknowledged Review Wayne R. Kime
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Whitewater, by Paul Horgan Max Westbrook
The Gun and the Glory of Granite Hendley, by Ned Conquest Carlos Baker
One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Garbriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa George 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. Hart Max Westbrook
The World and the Parish: Willa Cather’s Articles and Reviews, 1893–1902, selected and edited with a commentary by William M. Curtin Maynard Fox
The Literature of the American West, edited by J. Golden Taylor Gerald Haslam
Alaska Wilderness, by Robert Marshall ed. and the introductions by George Marshall, foreword by A. Starker Leopold; Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative, by David Roberts John Boni
Calked Boots and Other Northwest Writings, by Bert Russell Barbara Meldrum

Spring 1971 (vol. 6, no. 1)

The Outback and the West: Australian and American Frontier Fiction Roy W. Meyer
Western Canada Fiction: Past and Future Rudy Wiebe
Stephen Crane and the Mexican Raymund A. Paredes
Charles L. McNichols and Crazy Weather: A Reconsideration Robert L. Berner
Wallace Thurman: A Western Renaissance Man Gerald Haslam
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Angle of Repose, by Wallace Stegner J. S. Bullen
Pike’s Peak, by Frank Waters Thomas 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 McGrath R. P. Dicky
The Golden Thread and Other Plays, by Emilio Carballido, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden Marion F. Hodapp
Colorado: A Literary Chronicle, by W. Storrs Lee Martha Scott Trimble
Peyote, by Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin; The Magic World: American Indian Songs and Poems, by William Brandon Paul Pavich
Living Water, photographs by Ernest Braun, words by David Cavagnaro John 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 Peterson J. Golden Taylor

Summer 1971 (vol. 6, no. 2)

Very Much Like a Firecracker: Owen Wister on Mark Twain Ben M. Vorpahl
Owen Wister’s Virginian: The Genisis of a Cultural Hero Neal 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 Cain William Goldhurst
Paul Horgan: A Bibliography Richard M. M. McConnell and Susan A. Frey
Book Reviews Reviewed By
A Reply to the Headlines, by Martin Robbins; More Collected Poems, by Hugh MacDiarmid; Tree Meditation and Others, by Alan Stephens R. P. Dickey
A Goldenrod Will Grow, by Freya Manfred Max 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 Lyons Martin Bucco
Black Sun, by Edward Abbey Thomas 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 Sources Richard H. Cracroft
“On History and Its Consequences: A. B. Guthrie’s These Thousand Hills David 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 Downing Anthony T. Wadden
Man and Animals in “The Indian Well Donald 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 Jennings J. Golden Taylor

Winter 1972 (vol. 6, no. 4)

The Book That Would Not Die John Neihardt
Black Elk Speaks: And So Does John Neihardt Sally McCluskey
Tragedy and Western American Literature Levi S. Peterson
A View of the Sublime Awful”: The Language of a Pioneer Donald Zochert
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Closed Frontier: Studies in American Literary Tragedy, by Harold P. Simonson Merrill Lewis
Garden in the Grasslands: Boomer Literature of the Central Great Plains, by David M. Emmons Roy W. Meyer
Alberta Homestead, a Chronicle of a Pioneer Family, by Sarah Ellen Roberts, edited by Lathrop E. Roberts Rudy Wiebe
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, by David J. Saylor; The Tetons and the Yellowstone, by Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall Thomas J. Lyon
The Mooney Case, by Richard H. Frost; Frame-up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings, by Curt Gentry Charles J. Bayard
Beyond the Capes: Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger, 1776–1877, by Ernest S. Dodge Wayne R. Kime
Vandenberg, by Oliver Lange L. 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. Renner J. Golden Taylor

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

A Lost Lady: The End of the First Cycle Patricia Lee Yongue
Willa Cather and The Professor’s House: “Letting Go with the Heart” David Stouck
Willa Cather’s Southwest Patrick 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 Populism Evelyn J. Hinz
The Bohemian Folk Practice in “Neighbour Rosicky” Cynthia J. Andes
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Black West, by William Loren Katz Philip Durham
Slickrock, by Edward Abbey and Philip Hyde Thomas J. Lyon
Restless Strangers: Nevada’s Immigrants and Their Interpreters, by William S. Shepperson Robert Brainard Pearsall
The San Francisco Earthquake, by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts Gerald Haslam
Fire Sermon, by Wright Morris James K. Folsom
Broken Waters Sing, by Gaylord Staveley Mary Ellen Ackerman
Seeing a Bear, by James Taylor Victoria McCabe
The Kid, by John Seelye Ernest L. Bulow
The Light of Common Day: Realism in American Fiction, by Edwin H. Cady James H. Maguire

Summer 1972 (vol. 7, no. 2)

McTeague: The Imagistic Network Suzy Bernstein Goldman
Man and Superwoman in Jack London’s “The Kanaka Surf” Howard Lachtman
Stephen Crane and the Western Myth Robert Glen Deamer
The Incipient Wilderness: A Study of Pudd’nhead Wilson John M. Brand
Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Fight for Popularity and Power Eberhard 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 Context John E. McCluskey
Essay Review:
Larry McMurtry—A Writer in Transition Alan F. Crooks
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Touch the Sun, by Kaye Klem Patrick Morrow
Who Are the Major American Writers? A Study of the Changing Literary Canon, by Jay B. Hubbell James H. Maguire

Fall 1972 (vol. 7, no. 3)

Why Write about the West? A. B. Guthrie Jr.
Jeffers’ “Cawdor” and the Hippolytus Story Robert J. Brophy
An Approach to the Western Poetry of Thomas Hornsby Ferril Jack Scherting
Point of View in “Returned to Say” and the Wilderness of William Stafford Carol Kyle
Charlie Siringo: Reluctant Propagandist Orlan Sawey
Andy Adams and the Real West Barbara Quissell
Folklorists of Texas Martin Staples Shockley
Eugene Cunningham: Realism and the Action Novel Donald G. Pike
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Conversations with Frank Waters, edited by John R. Milton Martin Bucco
All Is But a Beginning, by John G. Neihardt, introduction by Dick Cavett Mildred 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 Stonehouse Thomas 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. Rittenhouse Richard N. Ellis
Midwatch, by Keith Wilson; The Old Man and Others, by Keith Wilson; Rocks, by Keith Wilson Kenneth Brewer
The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, by Marilyn Durham Ernest L. Bulow

Winter 1973 (vol. 7, no. 4)

Butcher’s Crossing: The Husks and Shells of Exploitation Jack Brenner
The Noble Wicked West of Jean Stafford Sid Jenson
William Allen White’s American Adam Joe L. Dubbert
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The True Memoirs of Charley Blankenship, by Benjamin Capps Edgeley Woodman Todd
Ditch Valley, by Daryl Henderson Richard D. Keller
On the Way to the Sky, by Douglas Kent Hall Thomas Baird
Rolvaag: His Life and Art, by Paul Reigstad Richard W. Etulain
Splendor and Death of Joaquin Murieta, by Pablo Neruda, translated by Ben Belitt Henry Joseph Nuwer
Western American Literature: A Bibliography of Interpretive Books and Articles, by Richard W. Etulain James H. Maguire
Spanish Times and Boom Times: Toward an Architectural History of Socorro, New Mexico T. 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 History Leo 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 1835 Martha Dula
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Wild Pitch, by A. B. Guthrie Jr. Thomas W. Ford
Diamond Wedding, by Wilbur Daniel Steele Martin Bucco
My Dear Wister—The Frederic Remington–Owen Wister Letters, by Ben Merchant Vorpahl, foreward by Wallace Stegner Robert A. Roripaugh
Jessamyn West, by Alfred S. Shivers Loy Banks
A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West: The Remininscences of Mary Hallock Foote, edited with an introduction by Rodman W. Paul James H. Maguire
In a Hundred Graves: A Basque Portrait, by Robert Laxalt Henry Joseph Nuwer
Journeys to the Far North, by Olaus Murie Thomas J. Lyon

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

Bret Harte and the Power of Sex Jeffrey F. Thomas
Jack Hamlin: Bret Harte’s Romantic Rogue Roscoe L. Buckland
Bret Harte, Popular Fiction, and the Local Color Movement Patrick D. Morrow
Bret Harte’s Civil War Poems: Voice of the Majority Jack Scherting
A Reconsideration of Bret Harte’s Later Work Donald E. Glover
Essay Review Reviewed 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 Kizer Patrick 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 Morrow Martin Bucco
Oliver La Farge, by T. M. Pearce; Indian Man, A Life of Oliver La Farge, by D’Arcy McNickle Karl Young

Winter 1974 (vol. 8, no. 4)

The Pleasures and Perils of Regionalism Paul Horgan
Annual Bibliography of Studies in Western American Literature John S. Bullen
Research in Western American Literature Richard 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 Consciousness Jack 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 Wrath Stuart L. Burns
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Zunis: Self-Portrayals, by the Zuni People, translated by Alvina Quam Frank Waters
The Warren Wagontrain Raid, by Benjamin Capps C. L. Sonnichsen
Zane Grey, by Carlton Jackson Delbert D. Wylder
Headwaters, by Sid Marty; Coyote Tantras, by Barry Gifford Kenneth Brewer
The Road, by Jack London, with an introduction by King Hendricks Richard W. Etulain
Pictures of the Journey Back, by Jack Matthews James F. Hoy
John Steinbeck and Edward R. Ricketts: The Shaping of a Novelist, by Richard Astro John Ditsky
Frank Waters, by Thomas J. Lyon H. S. McAllister
Democratic Humanism and American Literature, by Harold Kaplan Max Westbrook

Summer 1974 (vol. 9, no. 2)

Philosophical and Literary Implications in the Historiography of the Fur Trade Don D. Walker
The Big Sky and the Limits of Wilderness Fiction Richard 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 Reviews Reviewed By
Bright Book of Life: American Novelists and Storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer, by Alfred Kazin James H. Maguire
Steinbeck Country, by Steve Crouch Richard Astro
The Old One and the Wind, by Clarice Short Richard C. Poulsen
Americans and the California Dream 1850–1915, by Kevin Starr Philip Durham
D. H. Lawrence: The World of the Five Major Novels, by Scott Sanders Joseph Baim
Hemingway in Our Time, edited by Richard Astro and Jackson J. Benson, with an intro by Jackson J. Benson Edward Stone
The Overland Trail to California in 1852, by Herbert Eaton Richard 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 Imagination Joan Zlotnick
Symbolic Representation in Willa Cather’s O Pioneers! Maynard Fox
Ross Macdonald’s Violent California Elmer R. Pry
Thomas Hornsby Ferril: A Biographical Sketch Robert F. Richards
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Rockspring, by R. G. Vliet Robert E. Morsberger
The Comedy of Survival: Studies in Literary Ecology, by Joseph Meeker Thomas J. Lyon
Return of the Virginian, by H. Allen Smith Elton Miles
Travels in Hawaii, by Robert Louis Stevenson, edited and with an intro by A. Grove Day Ben Merchant Vorpahl
Josh Billings, by David B. Kesterson Joseph H. Gardner
Among the Mescalero Apaches: The Story of Father Albert Braun, OFM, by Dorothy Emerson Norman Lederer
Mody Boatright, Folklorist: A Collection of Essays, edited by Ernest B. Speck, foreword by Wayland D. Hand, biographical essay by Harry H. Ransom Richard C. Poulsen
The Time It Never Rained, by Elmer Kelton James V. Holleran
The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard DeVoto, by Wallace Stegner Karl E. Young

Winter 1975 (vol. 9, no. 4)

Tales and Legends in Western American Literature Hector Lee
The Incredible Survival of Coyote Gary Snyder
God’s Country, Las Vegas, and the Gunfighter John Cawelti
Annual Bibliography John S. Bullen
Research in Western American Literature Richard Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Okies, by Gerald Haslam Max Westbrook
OSCEOLA: The Unconquered Indian, by William and Ellen Hartley Alan 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’Brien Priscilla Oaks
The Buffalo Book: The Full Saga of the American Animal, by David A. Dary Roy W. Meyer
The Man to Send Rain Clouds: Contemporary Stories by American Indians, edited by Kenneth Rosen Levi S. Peterson
Thin Men of Haddam, by C. W. Smith Maynard Fox
Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects, by Christopher D. Stone Paul T. Bryant
Bunch Grass, by Robert Sund Robert F. Richards
Dwellers at the Source, Southwestern Indian Photographs of A. C. Vroman, 1895–1904, by William Webb and Robert A. Weinstein Harold Courlander
The Road to Many a Wonder, by David Wagoner Warren French
To Possess the Land: A Biography of Arthur Rochford Manby, by Frank Waters Martin Bucco
On the Shore of the Sundown Sea, by T. H. Watkins, illustrated by Earl Thollander Kenneth 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. Stineback James Woodress

Spring 1975 (vol. 10, no. 1)

The Enigma of Amado Jesus Muro Gerald 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: 1893–1902 Sanford E. Marovitz
Mary Hallock Foote: A Checklist Richard Etulain
Essay Reviews Reviewed By
Turtle Island, by Gary Snyder Ed Zahniser
Don Bartolomeo, by Jaime de Angulo Barry Gifford
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Tales of Power, by Carlos Castaneda H. S. McAllister
Conversations with Frederick Manfred, moderated by John R. Milton, with a foreword by Wallace Stegner and drawings by Arnold John Dyson George H. Spies
Robinson Jeffers: Myth, Ritual, and Symbol in His Narrative Poems, by Robert J. Brophy Arthur B. Coffin
Anasazi, Ancient People of the Rock, by David Muench and Donald G. Pike Clifford Cahoon
The Last West: A History of the Great Plains of North America, by Russell McKee Jack Hafer
Comanche Days, by Albert S. Gilles Sr. Edwin W. Gaston Jr.
Give Me the Wind, by Jan Jordan John DeWitt McKee
THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN, An Adaptation of Memorable Tales by Charles Sealsfield, by Ulrich S. Carrington Roy F. Hudson
Ulzana, by James R. Olson Brian W. Dippie
The Writer and the Shaman: A Morphology of the American Indian, by Elemire Zolla, translated by Raymond Rosenthal Charles A. Nicholas

Summer 1975 (vol. 10, no. 2)

The Ambivalent Apache C. 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 Novel Howard Kaye
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Lariat, by Jaime de Angulo Barry 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 Lambert Sanford E. Marovitz
The Hawkline Monster, by Richard Brautigan L. L. Lee
Breakheart Pass, by Alistair MacLean Michael T. Marsden
Voices of Aztlan: Chicano Literature of Today, edited by Dorothy E. Harth and Lewis M. Baldwin James K. Folsom
Handloggers, by W. H. Jackson with Ethel Dassow T. W. Daniel
Tales of California, by Hector Lee John T. Flanagan
Doc Middleton, by Harold Hutton Charles W. Knox
The Forests of the Night, by J. P. S. Brown James 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. Sonnichsen James 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. Mails R. H. Crapo
Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature: Quetzalcoatl / The Ritual of Condolence / Cuceb / The Night Chant, edited by John Bierhorst Ted. N. Weissbuch
Aurifodina, or Adventures in the Gold Region, by George Washington Peck W. 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 Allen Fred L. Lee
John G. Neihardt, the Man and His Western Writings, the Bancroft Years, 1900–1921, by Fred L. Lee Sally McCluskey
Bright Eyes: The Story of Susette La Flesche, an Omaha Indian, by Dorothy Clarke Wilson Norman Lederer

Fall 1976 (vol. 10, no. 3)

John Muir’s Public Voice Michael P. Cohen
Robinson Jeffers and the Paeon Edward 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 Hugo Frederick Garber
Ken Kesey: A Bibliography Joseph Weixlmann
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Mexico Mystique: The Coming Sixth World of Consciousness, by Frank Waters Jack L. Davis
Regeneration through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600–1860, by Richard Slotkin Richard W. Etulain
Wise Man’s Gold, by Elsa Gidlow Mary Washington
The Blue Belly of the World, by John Milton Glenn E. Selander
The Milagro Beanfield War, by John Nichols Motley Deakin
The Middle Western Farm Novel in the Twentieth Century, by Roy W. Meyer Stan Nelson
One Time, I Saw Morning Come Home, by Clair Huffaker Robert 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 Angulo Barry Gifford
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig Eugene Washington
The Man Who Believed in the Code of the West, by George L. Voss William A. Bate
Five Essays on Willa Cather: The Merrimack Symposium Henry Hahn
Sneaky People, by Thomas Berger Robert D. Harper
Publishing in the West: Alan Swallow, edited by William F. Claire Richard 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 Picnic Philip M. Armato
Western Motifs in the Thrillers of Donald Hamilton Fred Erisman
“The Language of Shamans”: Jermone Rothenberg’s Contribution to American Indian Literature H. S. McAllister
Annual Bibliography J. S. Bullen
Research in Progress Richard Cracroft
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Seven Novelists in the American Naturalist Tradition: An Introduction, edited by Charles Child Walcutt Max Westbrook
Modern Poetry of Western America, anthology edited by Clinton F. Larson and William Stafford Barry Gifford
North Book, poems by Jim Green, illustrations by Nauya Gary Paul Nabhan
White Logic: Jack London’s Short Stories, by James I. McClintock Craig 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. Pilkington Delbert E. Wylder
The Monkey Wrench Gang, by Edward Abbey Thomas J. Lyon
George Sessions Perry: His Life and Works, by Maxine Cousins Hairston George D. Hendricks
The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: Critical Essays, edited with an overview and checklist by Jackson J. Benson Gregory S. Sojka
A Glimpse of Nothingness: Experiences in an American Zen Community, by Janwillem van de Wetering Thomas J. Lyon
So Far from Heaven, by Richard Bradford James V. Holleran
The Grassman, by Len Fulton J. Pyros
A Believing People: Literature of the Latter-day Saints, edited by Richard H. Cracroft and Neal E. Lambert Levi 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 Jennings Henry L. Alsmeyer Jr.

Spring 1976 (vol. 11, no. 1)

Frank Norris’s Western Metropolitans Glen 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 McMurtry Janis P. Stout
Joaquin Miller and His “Shadow” A. H. Rosenus
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Willard and His Bowling Trophies, by Richard Brautigan Patrick D. Morrow
The Far Side of the Storm: New Ranges of Western Fiction, edited by Gary Elder Orlan Sawey
Ole Rølvaag, Artist and Cultural Leader, edited by Gerald Thorson Maynard Fox
Nothing Seemed Impossible: William C. Ralston and Early San Francisco, by David Lavender Arthur Frietzsche
BIDATO Ten Mile River Poems, by Duane BigEagle Barry Gifford
Charles Olson & Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeth’s, edited by Catherine Seelye Michael Sprinker
An American Bestiary, by Jack Schaefer, illustrated by Linda K. Powell Kit Flannery
Conrad Richter’s America, by Marvin J. LaHood Edwin W. Gaston Jr.
The Selected Poems of Norman Macleod T. M. Pearce
The Mountainway of the Navajo, by Leland C. Wyman, with a myth of Female Branch recorded and translated by Father Berard Haile, OFM Lawrence J. Evers
The Massacre at Fall Creek, by Jessamyn West Kerry Ahearn
The House on Marshland, by Louise Glück Alice 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 Vision Earle Labor
Jack London as Wolf Barleycorn Jon Yoder
Androgyny in the Novels of Jack London Clarice Stasz
“Rattling the Bones”: Jack London, Socialist Evangelist Carolyn Willson
The Lives of Jack London Richard Etulain
Book Reviews Reviewed By
Harvey Fergusson, by William T. Pilkington John R. Milton
Rivers West, by Louis L’Amour Hank Nuwer
The Hollywood Posse, by Diana Serra Cary Judy 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 Haslam Delbert E. Wylder
The Western Story: Fact, Fiction, and Myth, edited by Philip Durham and Everett L. Jones Louie W. Attebery
Dancers in the Scalp House, by William Eastlake Constance Rooke
A Fair and Happy Land, by William A. Owens George Ewing
The Last Valley, by A. B. Guthrie Jr. Delbert E. Wylder
Northern Lights, by Tim O’Brien; Power, by Richard Martin Stern Robert A. Roripaugh
Sad Dust Glories, by Allen Ginsberg Raymond L. Neinstein
The Grass Roots Primer, edited by James Robertson and John Lewallen Mary Ellen Ackerman
The Wichita Poems, by Michael Van Walleghen Paul T. Bryant
Steinbeck: A Life in Letters, edited byElaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten Robert E. Morsberger
Let ’er Buck! by Douglas Kent Hall James F. Hoy
About Fiction: Reverent Reflections on the Nature of Fiction with Irreverent Observations on Writers, Readers, & Other Abuses, by Wright Morris James 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. Chielens John T. Flanagan
Waving Arms at the Blind, by W. M. Ransom Gary Nabhan
American Odyssey, by Len Fulton with Ellen Ferber Gary Elder
Lamy of Santa Fe: His Life and Times, by Paul Horgan Max Westbrook
Trails of the Iron Horse, edited by Don Russell G. 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-Geki Kenneth S. Nolley
Sexual Conflict in The Sea-Wolf Charles N. Watson Jr.
Willa Cather as a Canadian Writer Benjamin George
Book Reviews Reviewed By
The Rhetoric of History, by Savoie Lottinville C. L. Sonnichsen
Prose Ocean, by Gus Blaisdell L. L. Lee
Custer in’76: Walter Camp’s Notes on the Custer Fight, edited by Kenneth Hammer John W. Bailey
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, by Tom Robbins Constance 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 Teale Thomas J. Lyon

Winter 1977 (vol. 11, no. 4)

Criticism of the Cowboy Novel: Retrospect and Reflections Don D. Walker
Words and Place: A Reading of House Made of Dawn Lawrence J. Evers
A Dharma Bum Goes West to Meet the East Keith N. Hull
Annual Bibliography Richard E. Keller
Research in Progress Richard 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 Manfred Max Westbrook
Papa, A Personal Memoir, by Gregory H. Hemingway, M.D. Eugene Washington
Waltz across Texas, by Max Crawford Jack Hafer
Terms of Endearment, by Larry McMurtry Roberta Sorensen
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, by Norman Maclean Patrick 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 Rosen Mick McAllister
Pyramids of Sacrifice: Political Ethics and Social Change, by Peter L. Berger Lee Nash
Notes from Custer, by Jim Heynen James R. Hepworth
Death Was the Black Horse, by Dale Walker Howard Lachtman
Yurok Myths, by A. L. Kroeber Roy F. Hudson
The Water of Light: A Miscellany in Honor of Brewster Ghiselin, edited by Henry Taylor Mildred R. Bennett
Mistr Jory, by Milton Bass Jack Hafer
The Sweetwater, by Jean Rikhoff Jack Hafer
Setting in the American Short Story of Local Color, by Robert D. Rhode Richard R. Rasche
And Now We’ll Play a Man’s Game: Montana Stories, by Dean Phelps Kerry Ahearn
The Kingdom or Nothing: The Life of John Taylor, Militant Mormon, by Samuel W. Taylor Richard C. Poulsen

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Spring 2010 (vol. 45, no. 1)

Locating the Modern Mexican in Josefina Niggli’s Step Down, Elder Brother Emily 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 Cogewea Sara Humphreys
Stepping onto the Yakama Reservation: Land and Water Rights in Raymond Carver’s “Sixty Acres” Chad Wriglesworth
Joshua David Bellin, Medicine Bundle: Indian Sacred Performance and American Literature, 1824–1932 Katherine Young Evans
Sherman Alexie, War Dances Loree Westron
John Lloyd Purdy, Writing Indian, Native Conversations Stuart Christie
Paul Chaat Smith, Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong Bryan Russell
Stuart Christie, Plural Sovereignties and Contemporary Indigenous Literature Linda 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 Essays Francisco A. Lomelí
Donald Pizer, American Naturalism and the Jews: Garland, Norris, Dreiser, Wharton, and Cather Charles L. Crow
Keith Newlin, Hamlin Garland: A Life Philip Joseph
Joan Kane, The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife Eric Heyne
Linda A. Fisher and Carrie Bowers, Agnes Lake Hickok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a Legend Jan Cerney
Jeanne Campbell Reesman, Jack London’s Racial Lives: A Critical Biography Gary Scharnhorst
Nancy Lord, Rock, Water, Wild: An Alaskan Life Ann Ronald
Gregg Cantrell and Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Lone Star Pasts: Memory and History in Texas Daniel D. Arreola
Patrick D. Murphy, Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies: Fences, Boundaries, and Fields Shane Billings
John Daniel, The Far Corner: Northwestern Views on Land, Life, and Literature Glen Love
Linda M. Hasselstrom, No Place Like Home: Notes from a Western Life Kerry Fine
Barbara Kingsolver, The Lacuna Pamela Pierce
Scott Slovic, Going Away to Think: Engagement, Retreat, and Ecocritical Responsibility Linda Underhill

Summer 2010 (vol. 45, no. 2)

“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 Stories Katie O. Arosteguy
Haunting and History in Louis Sachar’s Holes Kirsten Møllegaard
Down the Santa Fe Trail to the City upon a Hill Andrew Menard
Robert McKee Irwin, Bandits, Captives, Heroines, and Saints: Cultural Icons of Mexico’s Northwest Borderlands David Peterson
Rebecca M. Schreiber, Cold War Exiles in Mexico: U.S. Dissidents and the Culture of Critical Resistance Helen Delpar
Ann Putnam, Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter’s Last Goodbye Nancy Lord
Jimmy Santiago Baca, A Glass of Water Sean McCray
Michelle Burnham, A Separate Star: Selected Writings of Helen Hunt Jackson Raúl Coronado
William H. Katerberg, Future West: Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science Fiction David Mogen
Stephanie C. Palmer, Together by Accident: American Local Color Literature and the Middle Class Matthew 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 Plains Susan Naramore Maher
Rinda West, Out of the Shadow: Ecopsychology, Story, and Encounters with the Land Mark C. Long
Brian Booth and Glen A. Love, Davis Country: H. L. Davis’s Northwest Paul Crumbley
Mike Barenti, Kayaking Alone Jeffrey McCarthy
Steven L. Davis, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind Verne Huser
Eric Gardner, Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature Michael K. Johnson
Susan Sleeper-Smith, Contesting Knowledge: Museums and Indigenous Perspectives Kym S. Rice
Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola, The War in Words: Reading the Dakota Conflict through the Captivity Literature, and Victoria Smith, Captive Arizona, 1851–1900 Randi Lynn Tanglen
Kenneth Scambray, Queen Calafia’s Paradise: California and the Italian American Novel Charles Scruggs
Dorothy Allred Solomon, In My Father’s House: A Memoir of Polygamy Bonnie Bastian Moore
Louise Erdrich, Shadow Tag James Cihlar

Fall 2010 (vol. 45, no. 3)

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 House Anne Baker
Unmapping Adventure: Sewing Resistance in Linda Hogan’s Solar Storms T. Christine Jespersen
Shirley A. Leckie and Nancy J. Parezo, eds., Their Own Frontier: Women Intellectuals Re-Visioning the American West Andrea 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 Marriage David Fenimore
Lucy Marks and David Porter, Seeking Life Whole: Willa Cather and the Brewsters Laura Winters
Kimberli A. Lee, ed., “I Do Not Apologize for the Length of This Letter”: The Mari Sandoz Letters on Native American Rights, 1940–1965 Katherine Bahr
Daniel H. Usner Jr., Indian Work Jeanette Palmer
N. Scott Momaday, The Journey of Tai-me William M. Clements
Diane Glancy, Pushing the Bear: After the Trail of Tears Erin Murrah-Mandril
John Morán González, Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature Juan Alonzo
Conrado Espinoza, Under the Texas Sun/El Sol de Texas Maria O’Connell
Américo Paredes, Cantos de adolescencia/Songs of Youth (1932–1937) Grisel Y. Acosta
Silvio Sirias, Meet Me under the Ceiba Lucrecia Guerrero
Daryl J. Maeda, Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asian America Moon-Ho Jung
Brian Flota, A Survey of Multicultural San Francisco Bay Literature, 1955–1979: Ishmael Reed, Maxine Hong Kingston, Frank Chin, and the Beat Generation Brett 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 Northwest J. T. Bushnell
James Karman, ed., The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume One, 1890–1930 Tim Hunt
Dan Aadland, In Trace of TR: A Montana Hunter’s Journey, and Robert Root, Following Isabella: Travels in Colorado Then and Now Ann Ronald
Nguyen Qúi Dú’c, Where the Ashes Are: The Odyssey of a Vietnamese Family Sophie Quinn-Judge
Lisa Jones, Broken: A Love Story Summer Wood
Lucha Corpi, Death at Solstice: A Gloria Damasco Mystery María Herrera-Sobek
Kent Meyers, Twisted Tree Robert Headley
Pamela Carter Joern, The Plain Sense of Things Tyler S. Holzer

Winter 2011 (vol. 45, no. 4)

Practicing Sovereignty in Greg Sarris’s Watermelon Nights Reginald 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
The Mark Twain Biography Wars Charles L. Crow
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 Frontier Stacey Peebles
Carol Sklenicka, Raymond Carver: A Writer’s Life Chad Wriglesworth
Frances McCue, The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs: Revisiting the Northwest Towns of Richard Hugo Kim Stafford
Phyllis Morgan, N. Scott Momaday: Remembering Ancestors, Earth, and Traditions: An Annotated Bio-Bibliography Larry 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 Circulars Paula Marks
William Haywood Henderson, Native Elizabeth Abele
Tim Z. Hernandez, Breathing, In Dust Gerald Haslam
Steven L. Davis, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind Tom Pilkington
Michelle Wick Patterson, Natalie Curtis Burlin: A Life in Native and African American Music Martha Viehmann
Virginia Scharff and Carolyn Brucken, Homelands: How Women Made the West Sue Armitage
Maria Melendez, Flexible Bones Cynthia Hogue
Angie Chau, Quiet As They Come Christopher Schaberg
David Toscana, The Last Reader Beth Pollack

Spring 2011 (vol. 46, no. 1)

Sacred Spaces, Profane “Manufactories”: Willa Cather’s Split Artist in The Professor’s House and My Mortal Enemy Kim Vanderlaan
“A Terrible Genius”: Robinson Jeffers’s Art of Narrative Robert Zaller
The Quilt as (Non-)Commodity in William S. Yellow Robe Jr.’s The Star Quilter Deborah Weagel
Crossing Territories: New Spaces in Six Works of Fiction Manuel Muñoz
New West or Old?
Men and Masculinity in Recent Fiction by Western American Men
David J. Peterson
Review of J. M. Ferguson Jr., Westering: A Novel in Stories Martin Bucco
Review of John Addiego, Tears of the Mountain Brett Garcia Myhren
Review of Lisa Knopp, Interior Places Gaynell Gavin
Review of Ann Ronald, Friendly Fallout 1953 David Mazel
Review of Jim Dwyer, Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction O. Alan Weltzien
Review of Lowell Jaeger, ed., New Poets of the American West Peggy Shumaker
Review of Bill Sherwonit, Changing Paths: Travels and Meditations in Alaska’s Arctic Wilderness Jennifer Schell
Review of John J. Murphy, Françoise Palleau-Papin, and Robert Thacker, eds., Willa Cather: A Writer’s Worlds Timothy W. Bintrim
Review of Joanna Levin, Bohemia in America, 1858–1920 Brett C. Sigurdson
Review of Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson,Mary Austin and the American West Karen 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 Range Richard Hutson
Review of Linwood Laughy, The Fifth Generation: A Nez Perce Tale Loree Westron

Summer 2011 (vol. 46, no. 2)

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 West Susan Naramore Maher
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence Inhabits Film Noir Alan P. Barr
Down on the Farm: Memoirs and Nonfiction on Agricultural Lives Evelyn I. Funda
Book History Comes West Tara Penry
Review of Thomas McGuane, Driving on the Rim Stephen P. Cook
Review of Richard C. Rattenbury, Arena Legacy: The Heritage of American Rodeo Demetrius W. Pearson
Review of Annie Proulx, Bird Cloud Matt Low
Review of Monica Perales and Raúl A. Ramos, eds., Recovering the Hispanic History of Texas Cordelia 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’s Tyler Nickl
Review of David Mogen, Honyocker Dreams: Montana Memories O. 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 Ranch Linda M. Hasselstrom
Review of Graciela Limón, The River Flows North Elisa Bordin
Review of Phillip Connors, Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout John Charles Gilmore

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

Special Issue on Western Suburbia Neil Campbell
“An assemblage of habits”: D. J. Waldie and Neil Campbell—A Suburban Conversation D. J. Waldie and Neil Campbell
Space, Gender, Race: Josephine Miles and the Poetics of the California Suburbs Jo Gill
Lakewood: Portraits of a Sacred American Suburb Tom M. Johnson
Tract Homes on the Range: The Suburbanization of the American West Robert Bennett
“A kingdom of a thousand princes but no kings”:The Postsuburban Network in Douglas Coupland’s Microserfs Tim Foster
Review of Lawrence Culver, The Frontier of Leisure in California and the Shaping of Modern America William Philpott
Review of John Addiego, Barbara Berglund, Making San Francisco American: Cultural Frontiers in the Urban West, 1846–1906 Raymond W. Rast
Review of Char Miller, ed., Cities and Nature in the American West Lawrence Culver
Review of Kevin R. McNamara, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles Jaquelin 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 Identity Stephen Trimble
Review of William R. Handley, ed., The Brokeback Book: From Story to Cultural Phenomenon Michael K. Johnson
Review of Jim Reese, ghost on 3rd David Cremean
Review of Krista Comer, Surfer Girls in the New World Order Robert Bennett

Winter 2012 (vol. 46, no. 4)

John Russell Bartlett’s Literary Borderlands: Ethnology, War, and the United States Boundary Survey Robert Gunn
No Laughing Matter: William Saroyan’s Californians in Crisis Greg Levonian
Morta Las Vegas Stephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis
On the Border, on the Edge: Charles Bowden’s Twinned Trilogies David N. Cremean
Review of Harriet Elinor Smith et al., eds., Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 Chad Rohman
Review of Lawrence I. Berkove and Joseph Csicsila, Heretical Fictions: Religion in the Literature of Mark Twain Chad 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 Associates Robert C. Evans
Review of John Morán González, The Troubled Union: Expansionist Imperatives in Post-Reconstruction American Novels David Anthony
Review of Todd Simmons, ed., Matter 13: Edward Abbey David Joplin
Review of Audrey Goodman, Lost Homelands: Ruin and Reconstruction in the 20th-Century Southwest Ann E. Lundberg
Review of Dan Flores, Visions of the Big Sky: Painting and Photographing the Northern Rocky Mountain West Flannery Burke
Review of Jake Silverstein, Nothing Happened and Then It Did: A Chronicle in Fact and Fiction Barbara Barney Nelson
Review of George B. Handley, Home Waters: A Year of Recompenses on the Provo River Jeffrey McCarthy
Review of David Wyatt, Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American Literature Lars Erik Larson
Review of Anne Coray, Violet Transparent Marybeth Holleman
Review of James R. Dow, Roger Welsch, and Susan Dow, eds., Wyoming Folklore: Reminiscences, Folktales, Beliefs, Customs, and Folk Speech Lisa Gabbert
Review of Rev. Santiago Tafolla, A Life Crossing Borders: Memoir of a Mexican-American Confederate Leigh 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 Removal Matt Low
Review of Steven Trout, On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919–1941 Sarah Stoeckl
Review of Aparajita Nanda, ed., Black California: A Literary Anthology Blake Allmendinger

Spring 2012 (vol. 47, no. 1)

“Perhaps the Words Remember Me”: Richard Brautigan’s Very Short Stories Christopher Gair
Translating the American West into English: The Case of Hendrik Conscience’s Het Goudland Michael Boyden & Liselotte Vandenbussche
West by Southeast: Peter Matthiessen’s Florida Trilogy as Western Fiction Carl Abbott
Peyote in the Kitchen: Gendered Identities and Imperial Domesticity in Edna Ferber’s Cimarron Amanda Zink
Review of Mary Clearman Blew, This Is Not the Ivy League: A Memoir Lois M. Welch
Review of James C. Work, Don’t Shoot the Gentile Levi 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 Nevada Gerald Haslam
Review of Brian Doyle, Mink River Chad Wriglesworth
Review of N. Scott Momaday, In the Bear’s House William M. Clements
Review of Richard Yañez, Cross Over Water Bob J. Frye
Review of William Kloefkorn, Swallowing the Soap: New and Selected Poems Michael 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,” 1610 Ralph Bauer
Review of Dana Leibsohn and Barbara E. Mundy, Vistas, 1520–1820: Visual Culture in Spanish America/Cultura Visual de Hispanoamérica Keri Holt
Review of Tyche Hendricks, The Wind Doesn’t Need a Passport: Stories from the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Maria 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 Future Debbie Lee
Review of Heather Fryer, Perimeters of Democracy: Inverse Utopias and the Wartime Social Landscape in the American West Audrey Goodman
Review of Jace Weaver, Notes from a Miner’s Canary: Essays on the State of Native America Reginald Dyck
Review of Forrestine C. Hooker, Child of the Fighting Tenth: On the Frontier with the Buffalo Soldiers, ed. by Steve Wilson Mary Clearman Blew
Review of David Remley, Kit Carson: The Life of an American Border Man Jennifer Schell
Review of David Theis, ed., Literary Houston Alexander Adkins
Review of Rudolfo Anaya, Randy Lopez Goes Home Cordelia E. Barrera
Review of Hart Stilwell, Glory of the Silver King: The Golden Age of Tarpon Fishing, ed. by Brandon D. Shuler Maria O’Connell

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

Introduction: Television and the Depiction of the American West Michael K. Johnson
The Dangers of Driving the Dalton: The Paradoxical Industrial and Environmental Aesthetics of Ice Road Truckers Jennifer Schell
She Hits Like a Man, but She Kisses Like a Girl: TV Heroines, Femininity, Violence, and Intimacy Kerry Fine
The Warp, Woof, and Weave of This Story’s Tapestry Would Foster the Illusion of Further Progress: Justified and the Evolution of Western Violence Justin A. Joyce
Rejuvenating “Eternal Inequality” on the Digital Frontiers of Red Dead Redemption Sara Humphreys
Review of Alvin H. Marill, Television Westerns: Six Decades of Sagebrush Sheriffs, Scalawags, and Sidewinders Cynthia J. Miller
Review of Rhonda V. Wilcox and Tanya R. Cochran, eds., Investigating “Firefly” and “Serenity”: Science Fiction on the Frontier Corey Dethier
Review of Christine Cornea, ed., Genre and Performance: Film and Television Sue 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 1960s Holly Jean Richard
Review of Ed Andreychuk, Louis L’Amour on Film and Television D. B. Gough
Review of John L. Simons and Robert Merrill, Peckinpah’s Tragic Westerns: A Critical Study Leonard 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 Media Melinda Linscott
Review of Manuel Muñoz, What You See in the Dark John Hursh

Fall 2012 (vol. 47, no. 3)

Narrative, Being, and the Dialogic Novel: The Problem of Discourse and Language in Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing Alan Noble
Speaking Chinook: Adaptation, Indigeneity, and Pauline Johnson’s British Columbia Stories Martha L. Viehmann
Before the West Was West: Rethinking the Temporal Borders of Western American Literature Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard
Don Graham, State of Minds: Texas Culture and Its Discontents Andrew Husband
Paul Lindholdt, In Earshot of Water: Notes from the Columbia Plateau Hal Crimmel
Brady Harrison, ed., All Our Stories Are Here: Critical Perspectives on Montana Literature Capper Nichols
William H. Truettner, Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710–1840 Rebecca M. Lush
Scott Richard Lyons, X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent Daniel M. Radus
John Lloyd Purdy, Riding Shotgun into the Promised Land Dallin Jay Bundy
Panthea Reid, Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles Susanne George Bloomfield
Jeff Berglund and Jan Roush, eds., Sherman Alexie: A Collection of Critical Essays Janet Dean
Hugh J. Reilly, Bound to Have Blood: Frontier Newspapers and the Plains Indian Wars William V. Lombardi
Eamonn Wall, Writing the Irish West: Ecologies and Traditions David Mogen
Lydia R. Cooper, No More Heroes: Narrative Perspective and Morality in Cormac McCarthy Trenton Hickman
Dean Rader, Engaged Resistance: American Indian Art, Literature, and Film from Alcatraz to the NMAI Breanne Roberson
Drucilla Wall, The Geese at the Gates Joshua Doležal
Summer Wood, Wrecker Lawrence Coates

Winter 2013 (vol. 47, no. 4)

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 Justice Karen L. Kilcup
“What manner of heretic?”: Demons in McCarthy and the Question of Agency J.A. Bernstein
Christine Bold, ed., The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860–1920 Tara Penny
Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández, Un-speakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National Imaginaries Joshua O’Brien
Frances W. Kaye, Goodlands: A Meditation and History on he Great Plains Robert Thacker
Sara L. Spurgeon, ed., Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, The Road Christopher Schaberg
Lawrence Rodgers and Jerrold Hirsch, eds., America’s Folklorist: B. A. Botkin and American Culture Ennifer Eastman Attebery
Lee Schweninger, ed., The First We Can Remember: Colorado Pioneer Women Tell Their Stories Udy Nolte Temple
Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher, eds., Artifacts & lluminations: Critical Essays on Loren Eiseley Andrew Angyal
Gerald W. Haslam with Janice E. Haslam, In Thought and Action: The Enigmatic Life of S. I. Hayakawa Frank Bergon
Stephen Tatum, In the Remington Moment Kenneth Haltman
Clay S. Jenkinson, The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer n the Wilderness Ryan Badger
Mark Rifkin, When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, he History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty Gabriel S. Estrada
Scott Lauria Morgensen, Spaces be-tween Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization Lisa Tatonetti
Michael Hames-García, Identity Complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity and of David J. Vázquez, Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity Maria Damon
Kippra D. Hopper and Laurie J. Churchill, Art of West Texas Women: A Celebration Kerry Fine
Steven W. Hackel, ed., Alta California: Peoples in Motion, dentities in Formation Anne Goldman
Nicholas Monk, ed., Inter-textual and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cormac McCarthy Darryl Hattenhauer
James Karman, ed., The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931–1939 Tim Hunt
Donald Pizer, ed., Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical: Writings from he 1890s Eric 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 Own Yolanda Padilla
Elissa Auther and Adam Lerner, eds., West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965–1977 Lois Rudnick
Patrick Madden, Quoti-diana: Essay Brandon R. Schrand
John Joseph Mathews, ed. by Susan Kalter, Twenty Thousand Mornings: An Autobiography James H. Cox
Willard Wyman, Blue Heaven Dynette Reynold
Robert Alexander González, Designing Pan-America: US Architectural Visions for the Western Hemisphere Amanda Ellis

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

Assessing the Postwestern Krista Comer, guest editor
Inhabiting the Icon: Shipping Containers and the New Imagination of Western Space Sarah Hirsch
Third Cinema Goes West: Common Ground for Film and Literary Theory in Postregional Discourse Courtney Fellion
Narcocorridos and the Nostalgia of Violence: Postmodern Resistance en la Frontera Chris 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 Orange Sarah Wald
Shaking Awake the Memory: The Gothic Quest for Place in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo Paul Wickelson
Settler Sovereignty and the Rhizomatic West, or, The Significance of the Frontier in Postwestern Studies Alex Trimble Young
“It All Comes Together” in … Reno?: Confronting the Postwestern Geographic Imaginary in Willy Vlautin’s The Motel Life William V. Lombardi
The Past and the Postwestern: Garland’s Cavanagh, Closure, and Conventions of Reading Eric Morel
Critical Regionalism, the US-Mexican War, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary History Randi Lynn Tanglen
“Might be going to have lived”: The West in the Subjunctive Mood Andy Meyer

Fall 2013 (vol. 48, no. 3)

From the Editor  Melody Graulich
Written on the Body: A Third Space Reading of Larry McMurtry’s Streets of Laredo Cordelia E. Barrera
“No Transient Spectacle”: Bayard Taylor, Wilderness Tourism, and the Re-creation of the United States James Weaver
“New England Innocent” in the Land of Sunshine: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and California Jennifer S. Tuttle
Panel Discussion: From Blood Simple to True Grit: A Conversation about the Coen Brothers’ Cinematic West Neil Campbell, Susan Kollin, Lee Clark Mitchell, and Stephen Tatum
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 Experience Emily Lutenski
Review of David Rio, Amaia Ibarraran, and Martin Simonson, eds., Beyond the Myth: New Perspectives on Western Texts O. 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 1927–1954 Bernard Quetchenbach
Review of Bill Mohr, Hold-Outs: The Los Angeles Poetry Renaissance, 1948–1992 Lisa Locascio
Review of Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti, eds., Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature Andrew Uzendoski
Review of Ernest J. Finney, Sequoia Gardens: California Stories and of Lawrence Coates, The Garden of the World Chris 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 Marx Corey Dethier
Review of Ned Buntline, The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill Hickok Adele H. Bealer
Review of David Carpenter, A Hunter’s Confession Henry Hudson
Review of Daniel Worden, Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism David Peterson
Review of Patrick Hicks, ed., A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry Jeffrey Howard
Review of Melissa J. Homestead and Guy J. Reynolds, eds., Cather Studies 9: Willa Cather and Modern Cultures Steven B. Shively

Winter 2014 (vol. 48, no. 4)

“Nothing but land”: Women’s Narratives, Gardens, and the Settler-Colonial Imaginary in the US West and Australian Outback Tom 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 Plain Jennifer A. Reimer
Resisting the Border: Natural Narrative, Everyday Story Pattie Cowell
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 Landscape Robert 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 Lanes Matthew 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 Culture Judy Nolte Temple
Review of Martin Etchart, The Last Shepherd David Río
Review of A. Gabriel Meléndez and Francisco Lomelí, eds. and trans., The Writings of Eusebio Chacón Laura Padilla
Review of Terry Tempest Williams, When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice Monica Linford
Review of Kathleen Johnson, Subterranean Red Elizabeth Toombs
Review of Larry McMurtry, Custer Brian Dippie
Review of Ann Moseley and Sarah Cheney Watson, eds., Willa Cather and Aestheticism: From Romanticism to Modernism Max 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 Flight Andy Hageman
Review of Claire Vaye Watkins, Battleborn: Stories D. Seth Horton
Review of Rene S. Perez II, Along These Highways  Monica E. Montelongo
Review of Greg Kuzma, Mountains of the Moon Harald Wyndham
Review of Glenn Frankel, The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend Edwin Whitewolf
Review of Sherman Alexie, Blasphemy Loree Westron




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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016


Spring 2014 (WAL 49. 1)

Special Issue:

Guest edited by Susan Bernardin

The Significance of the Frontier in Comanche Poetry Scott Andrews
The End (of the Trail) Is the Beginning: Stephen Graham Jones’s The Bird Is Gone John Gamber
“This Is Our Playground”: Skateboarding, diy Aesthetics, and Apache Sovereignty in Dustinn Craig’s 4wheelwarpony Joanna Hearne
“Just by Doing It, We Made It Appear”: Dustinn Craig on We Shall Remain: Geronimo4wheelwarpony, and the Apache Scouts Project Joanna Hearne with Dustinn Craig
It’s a Good Day to Bike: Indigenous Futures in Ramona Emerson’s Opal Susan Bernardin
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 Rising Margaret Huettl
Beth H. Piatote, Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature Nicole Tonkovich
Ralph Salisbury, So Far So Good David Christensen
Liz Stephens, The Days Are Gods George Handley
Michael Sowder, House under the Moon Danielle Beazer Dubrasky
Stella Pope Duarte, Women Who Live in Coffee Shops and Other Stories; and Demetria Martínez, The Block Captain’s Daughter Laura Padilla
Rudolfo Anaya, The Old Man’s Love Story Sarah Stoeckl
Charles L. Crow, History of the Gothic: American Gothic Amber Bowden Whitlock
Jennifer K. Ladino, Reclaiming Nostalgia: Longing for Nature in American Literature Johanna R. Landis
George Venn, Keeping the Swarm: New and Selected Essays Laurie Ricou
Robert L. Dorman, Hell of a Vision: Regionalism and the Modern American West William V. Lombardi
Janis Stout, South by Southwest: Katherine Anne Porter and the Burden of Texas History Max Despain


Summer 2014 (WAL 49. 2)

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 Horse Linda Krumholz
What’s So Critical about Critical Regionalism?: The Case of Fray Angélico Chávez’s New Mexico Triptych Melina Vizcaíno-Alemán
Review of Michael K. Johnson, Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West Bryant Keith Alexander
Review of Michael C. Steiner, Regionalists on the Left: Radical Voices from the American West Forrest G. Robinson
Review of Wallis R. Sanborn, III, Animals in the Fiction of Cormac McCarthy Maria O’Connell
Review of Dr. Gordon Haber and Marybeth Holleman, Among Wolves: Gordon Haber’s Insights into Alaska’s Most Misunderstood Animal Anne Coray
Review of Don Rearden, The Raven’s Gift Eric Heine
Review of Lisa Knopp, What the River Carries: Encounters with the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte Bernard Quetchenbach
Review of Kayann Short, A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography Evelyn Funda
Review of Kim Stafford, 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared Jenny Emery Davidson


Fall 2014 (WAL 49.3)

Far from the Pastoral Myth: Basque Sheepherders in Contemporary Western American Fiction David Rio
“The Sterility of their art”: Masculinity and the Western in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony Lydia R. Cooper
Review of Amaia Ibarraran, Martin Simonson, and David Rio, eds., The Neglected West: Contemporary Approaches to Western American Literature  Nancy S. Cook
Review of David L. Moore, That Dream Shall Have a Name: Native Americans Rewriting America O. Alan Weltzien
Review of Michelle H. Raheja, Reservation Reelism: Redfacing, Visual Sovereignty, and Representations of Native Americans in Film Scott D. Emmert
Review of James H. Cox, The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico Lisa Tatonetti
Review of Scott Knickerbocker, Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language Robert Scott
Review of William E. Tydeman, Conversations with Barry Lopez: Walking the Path of Imagination Jason Hertz
Review of Don Waters, Sunland Andrea Clark Mason
Review of Gerald Vizenor, Chair of Tears Andy Meyer
Review of N. Scott Momaday, Again the Far Morning: New and Selected Poems Matthias Schubnell
Review of Mary K. Stillwell, The Life & Poetry of Ted Kooser Scott Knickerbocker
Review of Jackson J. Benson, Haunted: The Strange and Profound Art of Wright Morris, a Biography and a Photo Gallery Rodney P. Rice
Review of Evelyn I. Funda, Weeds: A Farm Daughter’s Lament Susan H. Swetnam
Review of Jean Morgan Meaux, ed., In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers’ Tales, 1879-1909 Eric Heyne
Review of R. Mark Liebenow, Mountains of Light: Seasons of Reflection in Yosemite Scott Herring
Review of SueEllen Campbell, et al., The Face of the Earth: Natural Landscapes, Science and Culture Ann E. Lundberg
Review of William deBuys, A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest Sharman Apt Russell


Winter 2015 (WAL 49.4)

John Rollin Ridge’s Joaquín Murieta: Sensation, Hispanicism, and Cosmopolitanism John C. Havard
The First Last Generation: Queer Temporality, Heteropatriarchy, and Cultural Reproduction in Jovita González and Eve Raleigh’s Caballero Lee Bebout
“A New American Adam?” White Western Masculinity and American Indians in Dan O’Brien’s Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch Peter L. Bayers
Review of Melody Graulich and Nicolas S. Witschi, eds., Dirty Words in Deadwood: Literature and the Postwestern; and Paul Stasi and Jennifer Greiman, eds., The Last Western: Deadwood and the End of American Empire Judy Nolte Temple
Review of Don Lago, Canyon of Dreams: Stories from Grand Canyon History; and Lance Newman, ed., The Grand Canyon Reader Hal Crimmel
Review of Neil Campbell, Post-Westerns: Cinema, Region, West James F. Scott
Review of George Hart, Inventing the Language to Tell It: Robinson Jeffers and the Biology of Consciousness Peter Quigley
Review of Tom Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbuster, eds., The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, and Place Sarah D. Wald
Review of Julene Bair, The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning Susan Naramore Maher
Review of Philipp Meyer, The Son Don Scheese
Review of Mark Busby, Cedar Crossing Randi Lynn Tanglen


Spring 2015 (WAL 50.1)

A Chaotic and Dark Vitalism: A Case Study of Cormac McCarthy’s Psychopaths amidst a Geology of Immorals Sean Braune
Social Space and the Suburb in Mike Cahill’s King of California:Mapping Race, Neoliberalism, and Narratives of the Past in the Southern California Landscape Emily Cheng
New Frontiers for Post-Western Cinema: Frozen River, Sin Nombre, Winter’s Bone Jesús Ángel González
Review of Michael K. Johnson, Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West Bryant Keith Alexander
Review of Stephen Miller and José Pablo Villalobos, eds., Rolando Hinojosa’s Klair City Death Trip Series: A Retrospective, New Directions Martín Camps
Review of Brandon D. Shuler, Robert Johnson, and Erika Garza-Johnson, eds. New Border Voices: An Anthology Cristina Herrera
Review of Claudine Chalmers, Chronicling the West for Harper’s: Coast to Coast with Frenzeny & Tavernier in 1873-1874. Jessica Dallow
Review of Stephen J. Mexal. Reading for Liberalism: The Overland Monthly and the Writing of the Modern American West Nicolas S. Witschi
Review of Linda Scarangella McNenly, Native Performers in Wild West Shows: From Buffalo Bill to Euro Disney Arnold Krupat
Review of Wendy Harding, The Myth of Emptiness and the New American Literature of Place O. Alan Weltzien
Review of Bernard Mergen, At Pyramid Lake Jeffrey Chisum
Review of Ken Lamberton, Dry River: Stories of Life, Death, and Redemption on the Santa Cruz Hal Crimmel
Andrew Gulliford, ed., Outdoors in the Southwest: An Adventure Anthology Linda Helstern
Review of Julia Corbett. Seven Summers: A Naturalist Homesteads in the Modern West Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy
Review of Saúl Sánchez, Rows of Memory: Journeys of a Migrant Sugar-Beet Worker Luis H. Moreno
Review of Joshua Doleẑal. Down from the Mountaintop: From Belief to Belonging   Gregory L. Morris
Review of Tyra A. Olstad, Zen of the Plains: Experiencing Wild Western Places Francis Moul
Review of Iver Arnegard, Whip and Spur Laura Rebecca Payne


Summer 2015 (WAL 50.2)

From the Editor: Fifty Years and Counting Tom Lynch
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in True Grit:
The Lovelorn Character of Mattie Ross
Lloyd M. Daigrepont
Ruth Nichols, Sky Girl, and the Aerial Frontier Fred Erisman
“August on Sourdough”: An Archival View of Gary Snyder’s Intercultural Poetics  Andrew Hageman
Susan Naramore Maher, Deep Map Country: Literary Cartography of the Great Plains Robert T. Tally Jr.
John T. Price, The Tallgrass Prairie Reader Matthew J. C. Cella
Katheryn Cornell Dolan, Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905 Daniel Clausen
Michael L. Tate, editor; with the assistance of Will Bagley and Richard L. Rieck. The Great Medicine Road, Part 1: Narratives of the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trail, 1840-1848 Deborah Lawrence
Joshua B. Nelson, Progressive Traditions: Identity in Cherokee Literature and Culture Phillip H. Round
Maxine Oland, Siobhan M. Hart, and Liam Frink, eds., Decolonizing Indigenous Histories: Exploring Prehistoric/Colonial Transitions in Archeology Ann E. Lundberg
Manuel Broncano, Religion in Cormac McCarthy’s Fiction: Apocryphal Borderlands Megan Riley McGilchrist
Cathryn Halverson, Playing House in the American West: Western Women’s Life Narratives 1839-1987 Margaret Doane
Mark Asquith, The Lost Frontier: Reading Annie Proulx’s Wyoming Stories Julie Scanlon
David M. Wrobel, Global West, American Frontier: Travel, Empire, and Exceptionalism from Manifest Destiny to the Great Depression Susan Roberson
David Gessner, All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West Michael P. Branch
Kim Bancroft, The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin: The Damn Good Times of a Fiercely Independent Publisher Gioia Woods
Lily Yuriko Nakai Havey, Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind a World War II Fence Eve Oishi


Fall 2015 (WAL 50.3)

Performing a Strategic Transborder Citizenship: Delfina Cuero Remaps Kumeyaay Presence through Storytelling and Place Naming Annette Portillo
The Only Cure Is a Dance: The Role of Night Swan in Silko’s Ceremony Tara Causey
“The man was forever looking for that which he never found”: The Western and Automotive Tourism in the Early Twentieth Century Clinton Mohs
“Journeys to the Interior”Christopher Cokinos, Bodies, of the Holocene; Melissa Kwasny, Pictograph; Lisa D. Simon and Brady Harrison, eds., These Living Songs: Reading Montana Poetry; and Mary K. Stillwell, Maps and Destinations Bernard Quetchenbach
A. Jennie Bartlett, Elder Northfield’s Home, or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar [1882], ed. Nicole Tonkovich; and W. Paul Reeve, Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Struggle for Mormon Whiteness Randi Lynn Tanglen
Scott McClintock and John Miller, eds., Pynchon’s California Casey Shoop
David Rio, New Literary Portraits of the American West: Contemporary Nevada Fiction Cheryll Glotfelty
Robin Varnum, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca: American Trailblazer Mary Docter
Richard W. Etulain, The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane Brett Westbrook
Peter Gough, Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West Steven Garabedian
Miles Wilson, Fire Season Gerald W. Haslam
Blake Allmendinger, The Melon Capital of the World: A Memoir Linda K. Karell
Bethany Schultz Hurst, Miss Lost Nation Harald Wyndham
Denise Chávez, The King and Queen of Comezón Lydia Presley
Kim Zupan, The Ploughmen Nancy S. Cook


Winter 2016 (WAL 50. 4)

“Sensation’s Imperial Narratives: Affect in the US’s Democracy of Print, 1846-1848” Jason Ahlenius
“New Materialism, Ecomysticism, and the Resolution of Paradox in Edward Abbey” David Tagnani
“Laughing for Survival: Jokes of Nature and Jokes of Language in Ed Dorn’s Gunslinger” João Paulo Guimarães
Review Essay “A Language for Vast Space”:

Mark Gonnerman, ed., A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder’s Mountains and Rivers Without End; ShaunAnne Tangney, ed., The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers
Alan Williamson
Anne L. Kaufman and Richard H. Millington, eds., Cather Studies 10: Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century Kristen R. Egan
Evelyn P. Mayer, Narrating North American Borderlands: Thomas King, Howard F. Mosher, and Jim Lynch Albert Braz
James W. Parins, Literacy and Intellectual Life in the Cherokee Nation, 1820-1906 Clarissa W. Confer
Molly K. Varley, Americans Recaptured: Progressive Era Memory of Frontier Captivity Andrea Tinnemeyer
Paul Seydor, The Authentic Death and Contentious Afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid: The Untold Story of Peckinpah’s Last Western Film Leonard Engel
Mark J. Dworkin, American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta William Katerberg
Dan O’Brien, Wild Idea: Buffalo and Family in a Difficult Land Franz Burnier
Sharon Oard Warner, Sophie’s House of Cards: A Novel Parley Ann Boswell
Gaynell Gavin, Attorney-at-Large Becky Faber


Spring 2016 (WAL 51.1)

“Too Vast, Too Complex, Too Grand”: Writing Space in John Wesley Powell’s Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons José Liste Noya
Resurrection after the “Blue Death”: Literature, Politics, and Ecological Redemption at Glen Canyon Laura Smith
“It had all become a natural condition”: California’s Garden Movement, Land Eugenics, and Naturalization in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland Paul Formisano
James Karman, Robinson Jeffers: Poet and Prophet; James Karman, ed., The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Three, 1940-1962 ShaunAnne Tangney
MaryEllen Higgins, Rita Keresztesi, and Dayna Oscherwitz, eds., The Western in the Global South Susan Kollin
Gary Scharnhorst, Owen Wister and the West Bonney MacDonald
Paul Lindholdt, Explorations in Ecocriticism: Advocacy, Bioregionalism, and Visual Design O. Alan Weltzien
Christina Robertson and Jennifer Westerman, eds., Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice Daniel Clausen
Paul Varner, ed., New Wests and Post-Wests: Literature and Film of the American West Phillip A. Snyder
Andrew Patrick Nelson, Still in the Saddle: The Hollywood Western, 1969-1980 Kevin L. Stoehr
Stephanie J. Fitzgerald, Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence Michael H. Auterson
Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr., ed., The Faster Redder Road: The Best UnAmerican Stories of Stephen Graham Jones John Gamber
Rudolfo Anaya, Poems from the Río Grande Sandra Dahlberg
Rinker Buck, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey Don Scheese


Summer 2016 (WAL 51.2)

Guest edited by Geoffrey Bateman

From the Editor  Tom Lynch
Queer Wests: An Introduction Geoffrey Bateman
Heterochronic West: Temporal Multiplicity in Bret Harte’s Regional Writing Ryan Wander
 “Left All Alone in This World’s Wilderness”: Queer Ecology, Desert Spaces, and Unmaking the Nation in Frank Norris’s McTeague Jada Ach
“Say It Right, Say It Correct:” Documenting the American West in The Laramie Project  Tony R. Magagna
Turrrtle”: Displacing and Recovering a Queerly Gendered Body in Helena María Viramontes’ Their Dogs Came with Them Keri-ann Blanco
Donnelyn Curtis and Lawrence I. Berkove, eds., Before The Big Bonanza: Dan De Quille’s Early Comstock Accounts Cheryll Glotfelty
Arnold R. Krupat, Companion to James Welch’s The Heartsong of Charging Elk Lori Burlingame
Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden, eds., Oil Culture Robert Lifset
Lawrence Coates, Camp Olvido and The Goodbye House Joe Plicka
Richard Edwards, Natives of a Dry Place: Stories of Dakota Before The Oil Boom Steven J. Bucklin
Kyle Boelte, The Beautiful Unseen: Variations on Fog and Forgetting. A Memoir Kathleen Boardman
 Annick Smith, Crossing the Plains with Bruno  Susan H. Swetnam


Fall 2016 (WAL 51.3)

“My dear Judge”: Owen Wister’s Virginian, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., and Natural Law Conservatism Stephen J. Mexal
The Displaced Aristocrat as Tragic Hero in Tobias Wolff’s This Boy’s Life Myles Weber
“Fables” of the Material World in James Ellroy’s Los Angeles Joshua Meyer
Carmen Boullosa, Cuando México se (re)apropia de Texas: Ensayos / When Mexico Recaptures Texas: Essays Lorena Gauthereau
Dominique Brégent-Heald, Borderland Films: American Cinema, Mexico, and Canada during the Progressive Era Camilla Fojas
Karen R. Jones, Epiphany in the Wilderness: Hunting, Nature, and Performance in the Nineteenth-Century American West Lydia R. Cooper
Deborah Fleming, Towers of Myth and Stone: Yeats’s Influence on Robinson Jeffers Terence Diggory
Steven M. Avella, Charles K. McClatchy and the Golden Era of American Journalism Mark D. Ludwig
Donna Coates, ed. Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Anne Nothof
Tim Sullivan, Ways to the West: How Getting Out of Our Cars Is Reclaiming America’s Frontier Carlos A. Schwantes
Eric Magrane and Christopher Cokinos, eds., The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide Jennifer Lair
David G. Pace, Dream House on Golan Drive Katherine Bahr


Winter 2017 (WAL 51. 4)

From the Editor Tom Lynch
Up from the Ground: Living with/in Petrocultures in the US and Canadian Wests Jenny Kerber
From Fields of Wheat to Fields of Value: The Energy Unconscious of The Octopus Jeff Diamanti
Reading Kim Stanley Robinson’s Three Californias Triptych as Petrofiction Brent Ryan Bellamy
A Formal Spilling: Leaking and Leaching in Warren Cariou’s Petrography and “Tarhands: A Messy Manifesto” Taylor McHolm
 Salvage Ecology: annie ross’s Forest One and Happy Birthday Super Cheaper  Deena Rymhs
Kenneth K. Brandt and Jeanne Campbell Reesman, eds., Approaches to Teaching the Works of Jack London; Joseph McAleer, Call of the Atlantic: Jack London’s Publishing Odyssey Overseas, 1902-1916 Susan Nuernberg
Jan Whitt, The Redemption of Narrative: Terry Tempest Williams and Her Vision of the West Katherine R. Chandler
Margery Fee, Literary Land Claims: The “Indian Land Question” from Pontiac’s War to Attawapiskat Jennifer Henderson
Jean Toomer, A Drama of the Southwest: The Critical Edition of a Forgotten Play by Jean Toomer, edited by Carolyn J. Dekker Bill D. Toth
José Skinner, The Tombstone Race Melina Vizcaíno-Alemán
James Terry, Kingdom of the Sun: Stories Evan Lavender-Smith
Michael P. Branch, Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness English Brooks
Shaun T. Griffin, Anthem for a Burnished Land: What We Leave in this Desert of Work and Words Jeffrey Chisum
George Hodgman, Bettyville: A Memoir Chase Dimock
Sharon Butala, Wild Rose Megan Riley McGilchrist

Spring 2017 (WAL 52.1)

Special Issue: Settler Colonial Studies and Western American Culture

Guest edited by Alex Trimble Young and Lorenzo Veracini

If I am native to anything”: Settler Colonial Studies and Western American Literature Alex Trimble Young and Lorenzo Veracini
“Do We Reverse the Medal?”: Settler Guilt, the Indian Speech, and the Untold Side of the Story Rebecca Weaver-Hightower
Beyond Possession: Animals and Gifts in Willa Cather’s Settler Colonial Fictions Alex Calder
Animating the Indigenous, Colonial Affects, and “Going Native” in the City: Kent Mackenzie’s The Exiles Ho’esta Mo’e’hahne
Willa Cather Here and Now, Out West Daryl W. Palmer
Susan Kollin, Captivating Westerns: The Middle East in the American West Gioia Woods
Lydia R. Cooper, Masculinities in Literature of the American West James J. Donahue
Sean P. Harvey, Native Tongues: Colonialism and Race from Encounter to the Reservation
Matthew N. Johnston, Narrating the Landscape: Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century
Andrew B. Ross
Brenda Beckman-Long, Carol Shields and the Writer-Critic Wendy Roy
Timothy G. Anderson, Lonesome Dreamer: The Life of John G. Neihardt Pamela Gossin
Julie Riddle, The Solace of Stones: Finding a Way through Wilderness Nancy S. Cook
Larry Watson, As Good as Gone: A Novel Peter L. Bayers
Patrick Madden, Sublime Physick Russell Burrows
Rudolfo Anaya, The Sorrows of Young Alfonso Sandra Dahlberg
Ron Hansen, The Kid Richard W. Etulain


Summer 2017 (WAL 52.2)

A Failed Uncle Tom’s Cabin for the Indian: Helen Hunt Jackson’s Ramona and the Power of Paratext Kimberly E. Armstrong
The Interconnected Bioregion: Transregional Networks in Mary Austin’s The Ford John Peterson
Amid the Mockingbirds Laughter: Non-Indian Removals in Laura Ingalls Wilders Depression-Era Novels Amy S. Fatzinger
Cormac McCarthy: Prophecy and Metaphysics Nell Sullivan
Jon Gordon, Unsustainable Oil: Facts, Counterfacts and Fictions Nicholas Bradley
Jeffrey Bilbro, Loving God’s Wildness: The Christian Roots of Ecological Ethics in American Literature Will Lombardi
Jayson Gonzales Sae-Saue,Southwest Asia: The Transpacific Geographies of Chicana/o Literature Crystal Parikh
Ángel Chaparro Sainz and Amaia Ibarraran Bigalondo, eds.,Transcontinental Reflections on the American West: Words, Images, Sounds beyond Borders Stephen J. Mexal
John E. Carter, ed., Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream Audrey Goodman
Ken Ilgunas,Trespassing across America: One Man’s Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike across the Heartland Don Scheese
Doreen Pfost, This River beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte Doug Meigs
Richard Shelton, Nobody Rich or Famous: A Family Memoir W. T. Pfefferle
Shelley Armitage, Walking the Llano: A Texas Memoir of Place Cynthia Brandimarte
Melissa A. Sevigny, Mythical River: Chasing the Mirage of New Water in the American Southwest Hal Crimmel


Fall 2017 (WAL 52.3)

Special Issue: Nature and Culture in (and Outside) the Academy

Guest edited by by Helena Feder

Introduction  Helena Feder
“The Universe is Imaginative”: The Art of David Robertson Helena Feder with David Robertson
The Culture of Arboretums, or, My Adventures with Tree People Cheryll Glotfelty
Poetry and Place in Hawai‘i: Notes from a Writer and Resident Eric Shaffer
Two Farming Cultures in the Sacramento Valley Mike Madison
Nature Meets Culture in California’s Central Valley Jan Goggans
When the Water Hits the Road: The Return of the Westslope Cutthroat Scott Herring 
Alchemy Laurie Glover
Teaching with Wolves Scott Slovic
The Move West: Gary Snyder Alan Williamson
Victoria Lamont, Westerns: A Woman’s History Cathryn Halverson
Sarah D. Wald, The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl Jeffrey Arellano Cabusao
Steven Frye, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the American West Geneva M. Gano
Catherine Rainwater, ed., Leslie Marmon Silko’s Storyteller: New Perspectives René Dietrich
Daniel Glick, dir., The Search for a Place to Stand: Jimmy Santiago Baca and the Forging of a Life of Letters Seth Michelson
James Perrin Warren, Other Country: Barry Lopez and the Community of Artists David Thomas Sumner
Red Shuttleworth, High Plains Fandango Kathy L. Privatt
Robert S. McPherson and Susan R. Neel, Mapping the Four Corners: Narrating the Hayden Survey of 1875, and Samuel Nugent Townshend and John George Hyde, Our Indian Summer in the Far West: An Autumn Tour of Fifteen Thousand Miles in Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and the Indian Territory. Ed. by Alex Hunt and Kristin Loyd Tom Huber
Michael Engelhard, American Wild: Explorations from the Grand Canyon to the Arctic Ocean Jennifer Schell
Ernestine Hayes, The Tao of Raven: An Alaska Native Memoir Eric Heyne
Alan Weltzien, Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes Jeff L. Smoot
Bruce L. Smith, Stories from Afield: Adventures with Wild Things in Wild Places Ashley E. Reis
Inés Hernández-Ávila and Norma Elia Cantú, eds. Entre Guadalupe y Malinche: Tejanas in Literature and Art Daniel Arbino
Linda LeGarde Grover, The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives Gwen N. Westerman


Winter 2018 (WAL 52.4)

Resistance to Containment and Conquest in Sarah Winnemucca’s Life Among the Piutes and María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s Who Would Have Thought It?  A. Laurie Lowrance
Literary Didacticism and Collective Human Rights in US Borderlands: Ana Castillo’s The Guardians and Louise Erdrich’s The Round House Tereza M. Szeghi
Wrighting the West: Leaving Marks in Frank X Walker’s York Poems Jimmy Dean Smith
Jennifer L. Jenkins, Celluloid Pueblo: Western Ways Films and the Invention of the Southwest George Porter Thomas
Matt Wanat and Leonard Engel, eds., Breaking Down Breaking Bad: Critical Perspectives Maya Silver
Billy J. Stratton, ed., The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones: A Critical Companion Eric Gary Anderson
Joe Jackson, Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary Lori Burlingame
Alan Louis Kishbaugh, Deep Waters: Frank Waters Remembered in Letters and Commentary Jolene K. Buehrer
John Nichols, The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest! Cory Willard
Kevin Holdsworth, Good Water Russ Beck
Cindy Crosby, The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction Laura Jackson
Scott Abbott, Immortal for Quite Some Time Johnny Townsend
Jennifer A. Smith, Magpie’s Blanket: A Novel Kurt E. Kinbacher
Daryl Farmer, Where We Land: Stories Rob Davidson
Martha Amore and Lucian Childs, eds., Building Fires in the Snow Robert Lipscomb
Julie Hungiville LeMay, The Echo of Ice Letting Go and Matt Schumacher, Ghost Town Odes Michael J. Beilfuss
Daniel Simon, ed., Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology 1867–2017 Robert Brooke


Spring 2018 (WAL 53.1)

Introduction: Pasts, Presents, Futures Krista Comer and Susan Bernardin
The Indigenous Erotics of Riding Bareback, or, the West Has Always Been Queer Lisa Tatonetti
Toward a Feminist Turn Krista Comer
Anthropocene Frontiers: The Place of Environment in Western Studies Sylvan Goldberg
Unhomely Wests Stephen Tatum
Land Cheryll Glotfelty
Mexican José Aranda
Pedagogy Randi Tanglen
Postwestern Susan Kollin
Queer Ryan Wander
Regionality Neil Campbell
Settler Alex Young
Sovereignty Kirby Lynn Brown
Visuality Audrey Goodman
Lines of Sight in the Western Joanna Hearne
Outbreak from the Vaudeville Archive Christine Bold
Daniel Robert King, Cormac McCarthy’s Literary Evolution: Editors, Agents, and the Crafting of a Prolific American Author Herb Thompson
Jennifer Sinor, Letters Like the Day: On Reading Georgia O’Keeffe Luke Morgan
Pete Fromm, The Names of the Stars: A Life in the Wilds O. Alan Weltzien
Lyanda Lynn Haupt, Mozart’s Starling Nathaniel Otjen
Jennifer Sinor, Ordinary Trauma: A Memoir Gaynell Gavin
Melvin R. Adams, Atomic Geography: A Personal History of the Hanford Reservation Max Frazier
Michael P. Branch, Rants from the Hill: On Packrats, Bobcats, Wildfires, Curmudgeons, a Drunken Mary Kay Lady, and Other Encounters with the Wild in the High Desert Jeremy Elliott
Brit Bennett, The Mothers Kalenda Eaton


Summer 2018 (WAL 53.2)

Social Critique in the Writings of Clarence King G. A. Starr
Modernist Mythologies: The Turquoise Trail Anthology and the Poets of Santa Fe Michael S. Begnal
Little House in Albania: Rose Wilder Lane and the Transnational Home Donna Campbell
“The seam of something else unnamed”: Sebastian Barry’s Days Without End Neil Campbell
David J. Carlson, Imagining Sovereignty: Self-Determination in American Indian Law and Literature Jace Weaver
Sara Dant, Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West James E. Sherow
Tadeusz Lewandowski, Red Bird, Red Power: The Life and Legacy of Zitkala-Ša Julianne Newmark
James Perrin Warren, Placing John Haines John Knott
Richard W. Etulain, Ernest Haycox and the Western Daniel Worden
Rilla Askew, Most American: Notes from a Wounded Place Lindsey Claire Smith
Marc Beaudin, Seabring Davis, and Max Hjortsberg, editors, Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Greater Yellowstone Nathaniel Lewis
Mark Spitzer, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West Cory Willard
Michael Tate, editor, The Great Medicine Road: Narratives of the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails, Part 3: 1850–1855 Deborah Lawrence
George Venn, editor, Beaver’s Fire: A Regional Portfolio (1970-2010) Eleanor Berry


Fall 2018 (WAL 53.3)

The Pandora’s Box of Solomon Carvalho: Ethnic Transformation in the Age of Manifest Destiny Scott Palmer
The Museum as West and West as Museum: The Micro–Politics of Museum Display in George Catlin’s Vanishing American Indians Nilak Datta
Alternative Histories of the Old Indian Territory: John Milton Oskison’s Outlaw Hypotheses Jenna Hunnef
“I Think a Look at the West Would Do You Good”: Queer Visibility and Mythological Refuge in The Price of Salt Lindsay Stephens
Michael Lynn Crews, Books Are Made Out of Books: A Guide to Cormac McCarthy’s Literary Influences Aihua Chen
Antonio C. Márquez. Volver: A Persistence of Memory Elena V. Valdez
Phillip Garrison, What the Pig Said to Jesus: On the Uneasy Permanence of Immigrant Life Louis Mendoza
Robert Coover, Huck Out West: A Novel Alex Hunt


Winter 2019 (WAL 53.4)

“We Ain’t a Christian Outfit”: Protestantism and Secularism in the Formation of the Popular Western Novel Ben Nadler
Sounding Silence in Sundown: Survivance Ecology and John Joseph Mathews’s Bildungsroman April Anson
The Child and the Latina Immigrant: Reimagining the Southern California Imaginary in Héctor Tobar’s The Barbarian Nurseries Sarah Ropp
Robert J. Bertholf and Dale M. Smith, eds., An Open Map: The Correspondence of Robert Duncan and Charles Olson

Robert J. Bertholf and Dale M. Smith, eds., Imagining Persons: Robert Duncan’s Lectures on Charles Olson

Helmbrecht Breinig
Linda Ray Pratt, Great Plains Literature Matthew J. C. Cella
Nathaniel Lewis and Stephen Tatum, Morta Las Vegas: CSI and the Problem of the West Jeffrey Chisum
Stacey Peebles, Cormac McCarthy and Performance: Page, Stage, Screen Nell Sullivan
Matt Wanat and Leonard Engel, eds., The Films of Clint Eastwood: Critical Perspectives David Sterritt
Francisco Cantú, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border English Brooks
Linda M. Hasselstrom, Gathering from the Grassland: A Plains Journal Mary Clearman Blew
John Nichols, My Heart Belongs to Nature: A Memoir in Photographs and Prose Russell Burrows
Christine Granados, Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children Diana Noreen Rivera
Jonis Agee, The Bones of Paradise Diane D. Quantic


Spring 2019 (WAL 54.1)
Guest Editor: Jennifer Ladino

Introduction: Setting the Stage for Justice: The Politics of Public Lands in the Contemporary US West Jennifer Ladino
Revisiting the Radical Middle (What’s Left of It)


Stephanie LeMenager and Marsha Weisiger
“Trespassing in sovereign territory”: Place, Patriarchy, and the Ideology of Public Lands in Longmire Luke Morgan
Performing the Empty Archive: Feeling and Public Lands in the Bundy Case and Percival Everett’s Grand Canyon, Inc. Meagan Meylor
The President Stole Your Land: Public Lands and the Settler Commons April Anson


#EquityOutdoors: Public Lands and the Decolonial Mediascape Ashley E. Reis
Natchee Blu Barnd, Native Space: Geographic Strategies to Unsettle Settler Colonialism Mika Kennedy
Michael Snyder, John Joseph Mathews: Life of an Osage Writer Frances W. Kaye
Christian Knoeller, Reimagining Environmental History: Ecological Memory in the Wake of Landscape Change William Barillas
Jeb Rosebrook, Junior Bonner: The Making of a Classic with Steve McQueen and Sam Peckinpah in the Summer of 1971 Leonard Engel
Steven Frye, Understanding Larry McMurtry John E. Dean
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, That Guy Wolf Dancing Kathleen Danker
Armistead Maupin, Logical Family: A Memoir Robert Kellerman
Michael P. Branch, How to Cuss in Western (And Other Missives from the High Desert) Paul Lindholdt
Gertrude Skivington, Echevarria Hank Nuwer

Summer 2019 (WAL 54.2)
Guest editors: Christopher Conway and David Rio

Introduction: The Case for Transnationalism in the American Literary West Christopher Conway and David Rio
What West? Worlding the Western in Hernan Diaz’s In the Distance Neil Campbell
Captives on the Frontier: Perla Suez and the Cultural Genealogies of the Argentinian Western Christopher Conway
The American West as a Space of Re-Inscription: Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz’s Polish Adaptation of Mayne Reid’s The Headless Horseman Marek Paryz
The Norwegian Imagination of the American West as Presented in Louis Masterson’s Morgan Kane Karoline Aksnes
A Basque Chronicle of Nine Months in the New West: Bernardo Atxaga’s Nevada Days David Rio
Doomed Quests in the Old West: An Interview with Dominique Scali, Author of In Search of New Babylon Victoria Addis
Amanda J. Zink, Fictions of Western Domesticity: Indian, Mexican, and Anglo Women in Print Culture, 1850-1950 Cathryn Halverson
Priscilla Solis Ybarra, Writing the Goodlife: Mexican American Literature and the Environment Linda Garcia Merchant
Gary Scharnhorst, The Life of Mark Twain: The Early Years 1835-1871 Bonney MacDonald
Anthony Shafton, The Nevada They Knew: Robert Caples and Walter Van Tilburg Clark Jeffrey Chisum
Tom Lynch, Susan Naramore Maher, Drucilla Wall, and O. Alan Weltzien, eds., Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time John Shoptaw
Gary Lantz, Heart Stays Country: Meditations from the Southern Flint Hills Jim Hoy
Mary Clearman Blew, Ruby Dreams of Janis Joplin O. Alan Weltzien
Jeff Metcalf, Back Cast: Fly-Fishing and Other Such Matters Cory Willard
Denise Low, The Turtle’s Beating Heart: One Family’s Story of Lenape Survival Lisa King

Fall 2019 (WAL 54.3)

The Other “Others”: The construction of the West in José Mallorquí’s El Coyote Amaia Ibarrarán-Bigalondo
Foundational Myths and National Identity in European Transnational Post-Westerns Jesús Ángel González
Make Settler Fantasy Strange Again: Unsettling Normative White Masculinity in Robert E. Howard’s Weird West Travis Franks
Mark Rifkin, Beyond Settler Sovereignty: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination Penelope Kelsey
Katherine Ann Roberts, West/Border/Road: Nation and Genre in Contemporary Canadian Narrative Johannes Fehrle
Amy T. Hamilton, Peregrinations: Walking in American Literature Beth Boyens
Charles J. Shields, The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams, Stoner, and the Writing Life John Plotz
Daniel Davis, Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew J. Russell Emily J. Rau
Tracy Daugherty, Leaving the Gay Place: Billy Lee Brammer and the Great Society Don Graham
Michael K. Johnson, Can’t Stand Still: Taylor Gordon and the Harlem Renaissance O. Alan Weltzien
Neil Campbell, ed., Under the Western Sky: Essays on the Fiction and Music of Willy Vlautin Justin St. Clair

Winter 2020 (WAL 54.4)

Property and the Ideology of Improvement in María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s The Squatter and the Don and California Travel Narratives Valerie Sirenko
Homes On-the-Road, Terrorized Cabins, and Prophetic Nightmare-scapes: Emma J. Ray’s Unsettling Western Fantasies Shelly Jarenski
Willa Cather’s Southwestern Grave Robbers Carolyn Dekker
Jennifer K. Ladino, Memorials Matter: Emotion, Environment, and Public Memory at American Historical Sites Teresa Bergman
Annette Angela Portillo, Sovereign Stories and Blood Memories: Native American Women’s Autobiography Alicia Cox
Kyle Bladow and Jennifer Ladino, eds., Affective Ecocriticism Patrick D. Murphy
Justin A. Joyce, Gunslinging Justice: The American Culture of Violence in Westerns and the Law Marek Paryz
Laura K. Davis and Linda M. Moria, eds., Margaret Laurence & Jack McClelland Letters Frances W. Kaye
Kenneth K. Brandt, Jack London Earle Labor
Frank Bergon, Two-Buck Chuck and The Marlboro Man: The New Old West Gregory L. Morris
Louise O’Connor, Wild Rose: The Life and Times of Victor Marion Rose, Poet and Early Historian of Texas Sally Ann Schutz
Don Graham, Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film Daniel Worden
Edward Lueders, The Salt Lake Papers: From the Years in the Earthscapes of Utah Shelby E. E. Grauberger
Kimberly G. Wieser, Texas . . . To Get Horses Geary Hobson
Julia Corbett, Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday John Tallmadge


Spring 2020 (WAL 55.1)

Carceral Colonialism in Arizona Territory

Joe Lockard

Variations of Time: The Crafting of Norman Maclean’s “A River Runs through It”

George H. Jensen and Heidi Skurat Harris

Survivalism, the Jeremiad and the Settler Colonial Utopian Imaginary in James Wesley Rawles’s Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse

Brittany Henry

Brad Bannon and John Vanderheide, eds., Cormac McCarthy’s Violent Destinies: The Poetics of Determinism and Fatalism

Nell Sullivan

Gina Colvin and Joanna Brooks, eds., Decolonizing Mormonism: Approaching a Postcolonial Zion

Alicia Cox

Terry Beers, The End of Eden: Agrarian Spaces and the Rise of the California Social Novel

Lawrence Coates

Kerry Driscoll, Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples

Joseph L. Coulombe

James Maynard, Robert Duncan and the Pragmatist Sublime

Joshua Hoeynck

Shaun T. Griffin, Because the Light Will Not Forgive Me: Essays from a Poet

Bernard Quetchenbach

Téa Obreht, Inland

Margaret Doane


Summer 2020 (WAL 55.2)

Gunshots, Indian Scouts, and Train Robberies: Frontier Mythology in William Dean Howells’ A Hazard of New Fortunes Margie Judd
Queering the Waters: The Subversive Potential in E. Pauline Johnson’s Canoe Kristen Brown
Pretty Shield’s Thumbprint: Body Politics in Paratextual Territory Amy Gore
Sarah D. Wald, David J. Vázquez, Priscilla Solis Ybarra, and Sarah Jaquette Ray, eds., Latinx Environmentalisms: Place, Justice, and the Decolonial Regina Marie Mills
Robert Nichols, Theft Is Property: Dispossession and Critical Theory Caitlin Simmons
Peter Quigley, The Forbidden Subject: How Oppositional Aesthetics Banished Natural Beauty from the Arts David Copland Morris
Joe Lockard and A. Robert Lee, eds., Louis Owens: Writing Land and Legacy Raymond Pierotti
Leslie Miller and Louise Excell, eds., Reimagining a Place for the Wild James Barilla
John Gifford, Red Dirt Country: Field Notes and Essays on Nature Rodney Rice
Nick Neely, Alta California: From San Diego to San Francisco, A Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State Alan Weltzien
Mary Clearman Blew, Sweep Out the Ashes: A Novel Evelyn Funda
Rebecca Wigod, He Speaks Volumes: A Biography of George Bowering Miriam Nichols


Fall 2020 (WAL 55.3)

Plotting Class: A Marxist Introduction to “Trio” Westerns Jerry D. Leonard
“Young America” and the Anti-Emersonian Western: John Williams’s Butcher’s Crossing Anthony Hutchison
“He’s a ghost. But he’s out there”: Borderlands Science Fiction and the Gothic in No Country for Old Men Micah K. Donahue
Dean J. Franco, The Border and the Line: Race, Literature, and Los Angeles Richard T. Rodríguez
Guy J. Reynolds, ed. Willa Cather and the Arts Holly Blackford
Gary Scharnhorst, The Life of Mark Twain: The Middle Years, 1871-1891 Nicolas S. Witschi
Donald Anderson, Below Freezing: Elegy for the Melting Planet Daryl W. Palmer
Bernard Quetchenbach, Accidental Gravity: Residents, Travelers, and the

Landscape of Memory

Ryan McWilliams


 Winter 2021 (WAL 55.4)

History and Bakhtin’s Chronotopes in Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop Molly Metherd
Pragmatist Individuals and the Nineteenth-Century American West in

Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose and John Williams’s Butcher’s Crossing

Gregory Alan Phipps
The Metahybrid Environment: Rewilding, Religion, and the Buffalo Commons Novel Jerome Tharaud
Cathryn Halverson, Faraway Women and the Atlantic Monthly Susan Goodman
Josh Garrett-Davis, What is a Western? Region, Genre, Imagination Richard Aquila
Erin Murrah-Mandril, In the Mean Time: Temporal Colonization and the Mexican American Literary Tradition Guadalupe Escobar
Miranda A. Green-Barteet and Anne K. Phillips, eds. Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond Cathryn Halverson
Renée M. Laegreid and Shannon D. Smith, eds. Women in the Writings of Mari Sandoz Nicole Gray
Frank Bergon, The Toughest Kid We Knew: The Old New West, a Personal History Elliott J. Gorn
Charles Bowden, Dakotah: The Return of the Future Maria O’Connell
Jennifer Sinor, Sky Songs: Meditations on Loving a Broken World Gaynell Gavin



Spring 2021 (WAL 56.1)

Solitary Walking as Feminist Practice: Mary Austin’s “The Walking Woman” and Cheryl Strayed’s Wild Nina Bannett
A Body Without a Story: The Immortal Spectacle in The Ballad of Little Jo Shelby E. E. Grauberger
“There Is No Plan B”: Anthropocene Architecture in T. C. Boyle’s The Terranauts John Schwetman
Lee Clark Mitchell, Late Westerns: The Persistence of a Genre Rebecca Trammell Couch
Justin Farrell, Billionaire Wilderness: The Ultra-Wealthy and the Remaking of the American West Maura Bradshaw
Steven L. Davis, ed., The Essential J. Frank Dobie William Jensen
Alan Weltzien, Savage West: The Life and Fiction of Thomas Savage Paul Lindholdt
Cherrie Moraga, Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir Sandra K. Soto
Joanna Pocock, Surrender: The Call of the American West Alan Weltzien
Natalie Diaz, Postcolonial Love Poem Deborah A. Miranda
DJ Lee, Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots Linda Karell



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