restricted access   Volume 42, Number 1, Spring 2007

Table of Contents

Beginning of Autumn

p. i
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Essays

Winning the West in Jimmy Santiago Baca’s Black Mesa Poems

pp. 5-25
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Looking at the Big Picture: Percival Everett’s Western Fiction

pp. 26-53
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Ineffectual Chase: Indians, Prairies, Buffalo, and the Quest for the Authentic West in Washington Irving’s A Tour on the Prairies

pp. 55-79
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Book Reviews

Westernness: A Meditation by Alan Williamson (review)

pp. 80-81
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Exploding the Western: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier by Sara L. Spurgeon, and Outside America: Race, Ethnicity, and the Role of the American West in National Belonging by Dan Moos (review)

pp. 82-84
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Surviving the Crossing: (Im)migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen by Jessica G. Rabin, and The Uncommon Friendship of Yaltah Menuhin and Willa Cather by Lionel Rolfe (review)

pp. 85-86
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Zane Grey: His Life, His Adventures, His Women by Thomas H. Pauly (review)

pp. 87-88
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The Oatman Massacre: A Tale of Desert Captivity and Survival by Brian McGinty (review)

pp. 88-89
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The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination by Lawrence Buell (review)

pp. 90-91
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Farmworker’s Daughter: Growing Up Mexican in America by Rose Castillo Guilbault (review)

pp. 91-92
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River Reflections: A Collection of River Writings ed. by Verne Huser (review)

pp. 92-93
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Hope and Dread in Montana Literature by Ken Egan Jr. (review)

pp. 93-94
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A Strong West Wind by Gail Caldwell (review)

p. 95
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The Last Prairie: A Sandhills Journal by Stephen R. Jones (review)

p. 96
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Ghost Ranch by Lesley Poling-Kempes (review)

pp. 97-98
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These Trespasses by Jim Reese (review)

pp. 98-99
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The Ox-Bow Man: A Biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark by Jackson J. Benson (review)

pp. 99-101
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The Essential Grizzly: The Mingled Fates of Men and Bears by Doug Peacock, Andrea Peacock (review)

pp. 101-102
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Juniper Blue by Susan Lang (review)

pp. 102-103
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Hear Him Roar: A Novel by Andrew Wingfield (review)

pp. 103-104
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Hollywood’s West: The American Frontier in Film, Television, & History ed. by Peter C. Rollins, John E. O’Connor, and Making the White Man’s Indian: Native Americans and Hollywood Movies by Angela Aleiss (review)

pp. 104-106
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A Woman’s Place: Women Writing New Mexico by Maureen E. Reed (review)

pp. 106-107
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Contributors

p. 108
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