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Fall 1994

Volume XX No. 1 (Fall 1994)


Editors' Page iv

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Bill Brammer's The Gay Place: A Reexamination
Don Graham
7
Transtextuality in Anything for Billy
Annette Olsen-Fazi
29
"I'm Told I'd Lain There for Three Days": Larry McMurtry's Anything for Billy and the Fiction of Embellishment
Howard Waltersdorf
39
And the Word Becomes Horseflesh: The Unheard Discourse of Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses
Tim Poland
45
"Doomed Enterprise" and Faith: The Structure of Cormac McCarthy's The Crossing
Charles Bailey
57
The Trials and Tribulations of a Writer's Spouse
Ernestine S. Linck
69

Fiction

Titles Page Number
Donating Blood
Ann McVay
77

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Accounts
Marty Lewis
91
Serbin
Dave Oliphant
92
Uvalde
Dave Oliphant
94
Paris
Dave Oliphant
96

Reviews

Titles Page Number
Sanctuaries of Spanish New Mexico by Marc Treib
Jesus F. de la Teja
99
Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest by Katherine Berry Judson, ed.
John S. Hill
100
Texas: The Dark Corner of the Confederacy by P. Gallaway, ed.
Clay Reynolds
101
Texas Log Buildings: A Folk Architecture by Terry G. Jordan
John S. Hill
103
Native Plants for Southwestern Landscapes by Judy Mielke
Brad Smith
105
Pyramids of Glass: Short Fiction from Modern Mexico by David Bowen and Juan A. Archer, eds.
Herlinda R. James
105
Can You Get There From Here? by Dordey Watt
The Journey of Hector Rabinal by Donley Watt
Steve Davis
107
The Man Who Would Be God by Paul Ruffin
Annette Olsen-Fazi
109
The Red Scream by Mary Willis Walker
Don Graham
1111
The 23rd Dream by Kathlyn Whitsitt Egbert
Annette Olsen-Fazi
112
The Collected Stories of Max Brand by Robert and Jane Easton, eds.
John S. Hill
114
Trailin' by Max Brand
John S. Hill
115
Platte River by Rick Bass
Ray Robertson
116
Dancing with the Devil: Society and Cultural Poetics in Mexican-American South Texas by Jose Limbn
Jaime Armin Mejia
118
Jerry Bywaters: A Life in Art by Francine Carraro
Michzel Grauer
119
When Coyote Howls: A Lavaland Fable by Robert Franklin Gish
Songs of My Hunter Heart: A Western Kinship by Robert Franklin Gish
Mark Busby
121
Border Crossings by David L. Fleming
Nancy Grayson
123
Contributors 125