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Spring 1994

Volume XIX No. 2 (Spring 1994)


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Nonfiction

The Theology of Survival: The Identity of Forrest/Asa Carter and Religion in His Fiction
Lawrence Clayton
9
Special Section on J. Frank Dobie Guest Editor's Introduction
Richard A. Holland
21
Harry Ransom and J. Frank Dobie: The University of Texas Brings a Renegade Back into the Fold
Richard A. Holland
25
Carl Hertzog and J. Frank Dobie: Portrait of a Productive Friendship
Al Lowman
35
Orality Against Text: The Central Tension in J. Frank Dobie's Literary Career
Paul C. Stone
45

Fiction

Navy Blue and Gold
James Ward Lee
55
Hunger Pangs
Dana Leigh Daniel
61

Poetry

Grandma's Anecdote
Chip Dameron
71
Scraps for a Ghost
Chip Dameron
72
Don Diablo
Chip Dameron
73
An Upcorrung Birth
David Stevenson
74
A Soliloquy for Mentone, Texas
Billy G. Moore
75

Reviews

The Magic of Blood by Dagoberto Gilb
Jay Ann Cox
79
The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy
Mark Busby
80
Alligator Dance by Janet Peery
Steve Davis
81
Horton Foote's Three Trips to Bountiful by Barbara Moore and David G. Yellin eds.
Nancy Grayson
83
Walls Rise Up by George Sessions Perry
Clay Reynolds
85
Scene from the Movie Giant by Tino Villanueva
Jaime Armin Mejia
86
The Newton Boys: Portrait Of an Outlaw Gang by Claude Stanush and David Middleton eds.
Ramons Lucius
88
A Month of Sundays by Kent Biffle
Elmer Kelton Country: The Short Nonfiction of a Texas Novelist by Elmer Kelton
Dick Heaberlin
89
Apache Reservation: Indigenous Peoples and the American State by Richard J. Perry
John S. Hill
91
Los Comanches by Stanley Noyes
Clay Reynolds
92
Ella Deloria's "Iron Hawk" by Julian Rice
Black EUc Holy Man of the Ogalala by Michael Steltenkamp
Domino Perez
94
Forgotten Frontier: The Story of Southeastern New Mexico by Carol Larson
Jim Harris
96
Land Grants and Lawsuits in Northern New Mexico by Malcolm Ebright
John S. Hill
98
North American Cattle-Ranching Frontiers: Origin, Diffusion, and Differentiation by Terry G. Jordan
Bell Ranch: Cattle Ranching in the Southwest, 1824-1947 by David Remley
Lawrence Clayton
99
The Mississippi Kite: Portrait of a Southern Hawk by Eric G. Bolen and Dan Flores
Robert O'Connor
100
Birds - Other Wildlife of South Central Texas: A Handbook by Edward A. Kutac and S. Christopher Caran
Dick Heaberlin
102
Yeoman Versus Cavalier: The Old Southwest's Fictional Road to Rebellion by Ritchie Devon Watson, Jr.
Priscilla Leder
103
The Burden of Southern History by C. Vann Woodward
Jose Alfredo Bach
104
A Darker Shade of Crimson: Odyssey of a Harvard Chicano by Ruben Navarrette, Jr.
Jaime Armin Mejia
105
Contributors 109