Volume 48, Numbers 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Young Scholars

Krista Corner

Introduction: Assessing the Postwestern

pp. 3-15
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Essays

Inhabiting the Icon: Shipping Containers and the New Imagination of Western Space

pp. 17-40
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Third Cinema Goes West: Common Ground for Film and Literary Theory in Postregional Discourse

pp. 41-55
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Narcocorridos and the Nostalgia of Violence: Postmodern Resistance en la Frontera

pp. 56-69
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“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

pp. 70-89
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Shaking Awake the Memory: The Gothic Quest for Place in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo

pp. 90-114
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Settler Sovereignty and the Rhizomatic West, or, The Significance of the Frontier in Postwestern Studies

pp. 115-140
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“It All Comes Together” in … Reno?: Confronting the Postwestern Geographic Imaginary in Willy Vlautin’s The Motel Life

pp. 141-162
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The Past and the Postwestern: Garland’s Cavanagh, Closure, and Conventions of Reading

pp. 163-177
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Critical Regionalism, the US-Mexican War, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary History

pp. 180-199
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“Might be going to have lived”: The West in the Subjunctive Mood

pp. 200-222
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Contributors

pp. 223-226
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