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  Volume 44, Number 2, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

From the Editor

p. 107


"Plenty of signs and wonders to make a landscape": Space, Place, and Identity in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy

pp. 108-125

Disappearance in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian

pp. 126-139

"In a time before nomenclature was and each was all": Blood Meridian's Neomythic West and the Heterotopian Zone

pp. 140-156

Essay Reviews

On Recent Chicano Literature

pp. 158-167

The Long March in Mark Twain Studies

pp. 168-173

Book Reviews

The Rhizomatic West: Representing the American West in a Transnational, Global, Media Age (review)

pp. 174-176

As Big as the West: The Pioneer Life of Granville Stuart (review)

pp. 176-177

Where Light Takes Its Color from the Sea (review)

pp. 177-178

Ordinary Affects (review)

pp. 179-180

Picturing a Different West: Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Cather and Austin (review)

pp. 181-182

Notes on "Blood Meridian" (review)

pp. 182-183

Conversations with Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Writers (review)

pp. 183-184

A Father and an Island: Reflections on Loss (review)

pp. 185-186

The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California's Imperial Valley (review)

pp. 186-187

A Sandhills Ballad (review)

p. 188

Xerophilia: Ecocritical Explorations in Southwestern Literature (review)

pp. 189-190

A Community of Inquiry: Conversations between Classical American Philosophy and American Literature (review)

pp. 190-191

Notebooks of Elizabeth Cook-Lynn (review)

pp. 192-193



pp. 194-196

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