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Dyck, Reginald

Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Reginald Dyck

Part I. A Postnational West: New Challenges to Old Stories

2. Electronic Pioneers and Silicon Gunslingers: Constructing Histories of the U.S. Computer Industry
Jeffrey A. Sartain

3. From the Far Side of the Urban Frontier: The Detective Fiction of Chester Himes and Walter Mosley
Robert Crooks

4. American Outsiders at the Center: Mormons and the West
Rüdiger Heinze

5. Middlebrow Readers and Pioneer Heroines: Willa Cather’s My Ántonia, Bess Streeter Aldrich’s A Lantern in Her Hand, and the Popular Fiction Market
Melissa Homestead

Part II. Intersecting Stories: The Working-Class West

6. Indigenous Ways of Knowing Capitalism in Simon Ortiz’s Fight Back
Reginald Dyck

7. Louis Owens’s Representations of Working-Class Consciousness
Renny Christopher

8. The American West in Red and Green: The Forgotten Literary History of Social Justice Environmentalism
Steven Rosendale

Part III. Transnational Wests: Engaging the Hemisphere, Crossing the Ocean

9. Helen Hunt Jackson’s Ramona: A Transnational Reading of the Old West
Robert McKee Irwin

10. Possessing La Santa de Cabora: The Union of Sacred, Human, and Transnational Identities
Desirée A. Martín

11. Manifold Destinies: Isabel Allende’s Daughter of Fortune and Toni Morrison’s Paradise
Cheli Reutter

12. The Lonesome German Cowboy: Negotiating German Skepticism about America, 1893–2001
Hubertus Zander

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
251 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230619548
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37798-5

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