restricted access   Volume 37, Number 1, Spring 2002

Table of Contents

Essays

The Discursive Mode: Kenneth Rexroth, the California State Guide, and Nature Poetry in the 1930s

pp. 5-25
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Old Folks in the New West: Surviving Change and Staying Fit in The Misfits

pp. 26-50
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History, Historicity, and the Western American Novel: Frederick Manfred’s Scarlet Plume and the Dakota War of 1862

pp. 51-82
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Essay Review

The “Fine Understanding” of Mary Austin: Recent Criticism and Republished Works

pp. 83-95
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Trends in the Field

Western American Literary Scholarship 2001: The Year in Review

pp. 96-110
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Research In Western American Literature, 2000–2001

pp. 111-112
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Book Reviews

Native American Representations: First Encounters, Distorted Images, and Literary Appropriations ed. by Gretchen M. Bataille (review)

pp. 113-114
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Leslie Marmon Silko: A Collection of Critical Essays ed. by Louise K. Barnett, James L. Thorson (review)

pp. 115-116
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Reading the Fire: The Traditional Indian Literatures of America by Jarold Ramsey (review)

pp. 116-117
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Continental Divides: Revisioning American Literature by Anne E. Goldman (review)

pp. 117-118
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Uneven Land: Nature and Agriculture in American Writing by Stephanie L. Sarver (review)

pp. 118-119
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The Last Cheater’s Waltz: Beauty and Violence in the Desert Southwest by Ellen Meloy (review)

pp. 120-121
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RED: Passion and Patience in the Desert by Terry Tempest Williams (review)

pp. 121-122
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Celebrating the Coyote by Barbara Waters (review)

pp. 122-123
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The Void, the Grid, and the Sign: Traversing the Great Basin by William L. Fox, and: All the Wild and Lonely Places: Journeys in a Desert Landscape by Lawrence Hogue (review)

pp. 123-125
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Getting Over the Color Green: Contemporary Environmental Literature of the Southwest ed. by Scott Slovic (review)

pp. 125-127
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American Nature Writing 2000: A Celebration of Women Writers ed. by John Murray (review)

pp. 127-128
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Fort Benning Blues by Mark Busby (review)

pp. 128-129
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American Character: The Curious Life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and the Rediscovery of the Southwest by Mark Thompson (review)

pp. 129-130
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Gretel Ehrlich by Gregory L. Morris (review)

pp. 131-132
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Mountains of Memory: A Fire Lookout’s Life in the River of No Return Wilderness by Don Scheese (review)

pp. 132-133
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John Ford Made Westerns: Filming the Legend in the Sound Era ed. by Gaylyn Studlar, Matthew Bernstein (review)

pp. 134-135
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Such News of the Land: U.S. Women Nature Writers ed. by Thomas S. Edwards, Elizabeth A. De Wolfe (review)

pp. 135-136
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Land of Enchantment, Land of Conflict: New Mexico in English-Language Fiction by David L. Caffey (review)

pp. 136-137
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Contributors

pp. 138-139
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