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

Table of Contents

Young Scholars

Krista Corner

Introduction: Assessing the Postwestern

pp. 3-15


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

pp. 17-40

Third Cinema Goes West: Common Ground for Film and Literary Theory in Postregional Discourse

pp. 41-55

Narcocorridos and the Nostalgia of Violence: Postmodern Resistance en la Frontera

pp. 56-69

“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

Shaking Awake the Memory: The Gothic Quest for Place in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo

pp. 90-114

Settler Sovereignty and the Rhizomatic West, or, The Significance of the Frontier in Postwestern Studies

pp. 115-140

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

pp. 141-162

The Past and the Postwestern: Garland’s Cavanagh, Closure, and Conventions of Reading

pp. 163-177

Critical Regionalism, the US-Mexican War, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary History

pp. 180-199

“Might be going to have lived”: The West in the Subjunctive Mood

pp. 200-222


pp. 223-226