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Essays

  1. Lost in the New West: Performing Western Identity in Thomas McGuane’s Deadrock Novels
  2. Mark Asquith
  3. pp. 1-27
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0013
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  1. “Shackle-Breakers” and “Adventure-Makers”: Fantasies of the US West at Oregon Health and Science University
  2. Pamela Pierce
  3. pp. 29-46
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0014
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  1. Daring to Dream: Contextualizing B. M. Bower’s The Eagle’s Wing with Colorado River Compact History
  2. Patricia J. Rettig
  3. pp. 47-73
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0015
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Book Reviews

  1. Cattle Country: Livestock in the Cultural Imagination by Kathryn Cornell Dolan (review)
  2. Tom Hertweck
  3. pp. 75-77
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0016
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  1. Our Osage Hills: Toward an Osage Ecology and Tribalography of the Early Twentieth Century by John Joseph Mathews (review)
  2. Sheldon Yeakley
  3. pp. 77-79
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0017
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  1. Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land by Taylor Brorby (review)
  2. O. Alan Weltzien, emeritus
  3. pp. 80-82
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0018
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  1. El feliz ingenio neomexicano: Felipe M. Chacón and Poesía y prosa by Anna M. Nogar and A. Gabriel Meléndez (review)
  2. Juan M. Gallegos
  3. pp. 82-84
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0019
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  1. 148 Charles Street: A Novel by Tracy Daugherty (review)
  2. Max Frazier
  3. pp. 84-87
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0020
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  1. Western Lands, Western Voices: Essays on Public History in the American West ed. by Gregory E. Smoak (review)
  2. Emily Gowen
  3. pp. 88-89
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0021
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  1. On the Trail of the Jackalope: How a Legend Captured the World’s Imagination and Helped Us Cure Cancer by Michael P. Branch (review)
  2. Hal Crimmel
  3. pp. 89-91
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0022
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  1. On the Plains, and Among the Peaks, or, How Mrs. Maxwell Made Her Natural History Collection by Mary Dartt (review)
  2. Erica Hannickel
  3. pp. 91-93
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0023
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  1. Sundown at Faith Regional by Barbara Schmitz (review)
  2. Mark Sanders
  3. pp. 93-95
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0024
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  1. The Haunted Southwest: Towards an Ethics of Place in Borderlands Literature by Cordelia E. Barrera (review)
  2. Bailey Moorhead
  3. pp. 95-97
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0025
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Conference

  1. 57th Western Literature Association Conference: Home on the Rez: Sovereignty and Sustainability
  2. pp. 98-99
  3. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wal.2023.0026
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