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Spring/Fall 1974

Volume IV (Spring/Fall 1974)


Articles

Titles Page Number
The Grace of Pure Awareness:Katherine Anne Porter
R. J. Gray
1
Frontier Robin Hood: Wilderness Civilization and The Half-Breed in Irving's A Tour of Praries
William J. Scheick
14
Larry McMurtry and the Persistent Frontier
Tim Summerlin
22
McMurtry's Women: "Eros [Libido, Caritas, and Philia] in [and out of] Archer County"
Billie Phillips
29
The Western Writer: A Study of Larry McMurtry's All My Friends Are Going to be Strangers
Barbara Granzow
37
The Trail Drive Novel: A Matter of Balance
Richard C. Poulsen
53
Patterns of Redemption and The Failure of Irony: The Ox-Bow Incident and The Man Who Killed The Deer
Garth McCann
62
Is Dallas Burning? Notes on Recent Texas Fiction
Don Graham
68
Tony's Dreams - An Important Dimension in Bless Me, Ultima
Amy Waggoner
74
The Chicano Graffiti of Los Angeles
Jose R. Reyna
80
Lennie as Christian in Of Mice and Men
Lee Dacus
87

Reviews

Titles Page Number
Texas Homes pf the Ninteenth Century by Todd Webb and Drury Blakely
Hugh Kirkpatrick
92
The Last Running by John Graves
M. E. Bradford
93
The Proxy by Violette Newton
Richard B. Sale
94
Southwest Heritage: A Literary History with Bibliographies by Mabel Major and T. M. Pearce
Everett A. Gillis
96
Oklahoma Crude by Marc Norman
Mary Dell McCrory
97
El Lenguaje de Los Chicanos: Regional and Social Characteristics of Language Used by Mexican Americans by Eduardo Hernandez-Chavez, Andrew D. Cohen, and Anthony F. Beltramo
Charles B. Martin
98
Contributors 101