Volume 45, Number 4, Winter 2011

Table of Contents

Essays

Practicing Sovereignty in Greg Sarris's Watermelon Nights

pp. 340-361
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Clean Hands and an Iron Face: Frontier Masculinity and Boston Manliness in The Rise of Silas Lapham

pp. 362-382
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The Sentimental Politics of Language: Ralph Waldo Emerson's and José María Sánchez's Texan Stories

pp. 384-409
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The Mark Twain Biography Wars

pp. 410-421
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Book Reviews

Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature (review)

pp. 422-424
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A Violent Conscience: Essays on the Fiction of James Lee Burke (review)

pp. 424-425
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The Western Landscape in Cormac McCarthy and Wallace Stegner: Myths of the Frontier (review)

pp. 426-427
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Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life (review)

pp. 427-428
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The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs: Revisiting the Northwest Towns of Richard Hugo (review)

pp. 428-429
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N. Scott Momaday: Remembering Ancestors, Earth, and Traditions: An Annotated Bio-Bibliography (review)

pp. 430-432
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David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man's Friend, with Collected Correspondence, Selected Speeches, and Circulars (review)

pp. 432-433
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Native (review)

pp. 433-434
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Breathing, In Dust (review)

pp. 435-436
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J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind (review)

pp. 436-437
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Natalie Curtis Burlin: A Life in Native and African American Music (review)

pp. 438-439
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Homelands: How Women Made the West (review)

pp. 439-440
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Flexible Bones (review)

pp. 440-442
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Quiet As They Come (review)

pp. 442-444
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The Last Reader (review)

pp. 444-445
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 446-447
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