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Title The Cambridge companion to the literature of the American West / edited by Steven Frye.
Publication Info Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.



Descript xxix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction Steven Frye; 2. Transnational Wests: the literature of Spanish exploration M. Carmen Gomez-Galisteo; 3. Western folk traditions: from colonization to Mark Twain and the San Francisco Circle John Dudley; 4. Settlement, promise, and catastrophe in the middle regions Daniel Worden; 5. Gender and the literature of expansion Cathryn Halverson; 6. The American West and the literature of environmental consciousness Susan Kollin; 7. California in late settlement Pierre Lagayette; 8. The West in modern verse Gioia Woods; 9. Noir fiction and the Western city Lee Clark Mitchell; 10. The Western and film Stacey Peebles; 11. The Native American Renaissance Nicholas Monk; 12. Chicana/o literature in the West Rafael Perez-Torres; 13. Mestiza consciousness of La Frontera/Borderlands in Sandra Cisneros and Helena Maria Viramontes Linda Rader Overman; 14. The West and the Asian American experience Marguerite Nguyen; 15. African-American literature and the early West Eric Gardner; 16. Wallace Stegner and the literature of historical memory Robert Thacker; 17. Cormac McCarthy: narratives and borders Steven Frye.
ISBN 9781107095373 (hardcover)
9781107479272 (softcover)
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Series Cambridge companions to literature
Subject American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Alt author Frye, Steven.
Descript xxix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction Steven Frye; 2. Transnational Wests: the literature of Spanish exploration M. Carmen Gomez-Galisteo; 3. Western folk traditions: from colonization to Mark Twain and the San Francisco Circle John Dudley; 4. Settlement, promise, and catastrophe in the middle regions Daniel Worden; 5. Gender and the literature of expansion Cathryn Halverson; 6. The American West and the literature of environmental consciousness Susan Kollin; 7. California in late settlement Pierre Lagayette; 8. The West in modern verse Gioia Woods; 9. Noir fiction and the Western city Lee Clark Mitchell; 10. The Western and film Stacey Peebles; 11. The Native American Renaissance Nicholas Monk; 12. Chicana/o literature in the West Rafael Perez-Torres; 13. Mestiza consciousness of La Frontera/Borderlands in Sandra Cisneros and Helena Maria Viramontes Linda Rader Overman; 14. The West and the Asian American experience Marguerite Nguyen; 15. African-American literature and the early West Eric Gardner; 16. Wallace Stegner and the literature of historical memory Robert Thacker; 17. Cormac McCarthy: narratives and borders Steven Frye.
ISBN 9781107095373 (hardcover)
9781107479272 (softcover)
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Subject American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Alt author Frye, Steven.

Subject American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Descript xxix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction Steven Frye; 2. Transnational Wests: the literature of Spanish exploration M. Carmen Gomez-Galisteo; 3. Western folk traditions: from colonization to Mark Twain and the San Francisco Circle John Dudley; 4. Settlement, promise, and catastrophe in the middle regions Daniel Worden; 5. Gender and the literature of expansion Cathryn Halverson; 6. The American West and the literature of environmental consciousness Susan Kollin; 7. California in late settlement Pierre Lagayette; 8. The West in modern verse Gioia Woods; 9. Noir fiction and the Western city Lee Clark Mitchell; 10. The Western and film Stacey Peebles; 11. The Native American Renaissance Nicholas Monk; 12. Chicana/o literature in the West Rafael Perez-Torres; 13. Mestiza consciousness of La Frontera/Borderlands in Sandra Cisneros and Helena Maria Viramontes Linda Rader Overman; 14. The West and the Asian American experience Marguerite Nguyen; 15. African-American literature and the early West Eric Gardner; 16. Wallace Stegner and the literature of historical memory Robert Thacker; 17. Cormac McCarthy: narratives and borders Steven Frye.
Alt author Frye, Steven.
ISBN 9781107095373 (hardcover)
9781107479272 (softcover)

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