Skip to Content

Fall 2001

Volume XXVII No. 1 (Fall 2001)


Editors' Pages iv

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Texas as a Foil: Racism in Chester Himes’ 1940s Writings
Laurie Champion and Bruce A. Glasrud
9
Theater, Ritual, and Dream in the Border Trilogy
Rick Wallach
21
Dante in Mexico
Andrew Hoffmann
37
Pockets of Stones
Tom Lynch
51

Fiction

Titles Page Number
Against the Dying Light
Chuck Lueckemeyer
57
For Love
Marcelina Rivera
69
Giving Notice
Jane Hammons
77

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Three-Oh-Three": a Meditation on Sex, Drugs, Rock-n-Roll
and Pete Rose
Todd Fuller
84
After Seeing Blue Velvet Again
Maury Gortemiller
87
Desert Cats
Katherine Burch
88
Distance
Shana Ronayne Hickman
89
Ghost Town in New Mexico
Suzanne Freeman
91
Hometown
Shana Ronayne Hickman
92
Not Kept
Carol Hamilton
93
Fresh Produce
Aurora Reynoso
94

Reviews

Titles Page Number
First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail
by Morris F. Taylor
Jane Manaster
98
Sarah Winnemucca by Sally Zanjani
Al Lowman
99
Custer and the Little Bighorn: The Man, the Mystery, the Myth
by Jim Donovan
Clay Reynolds
100
Culture in the American Southwest: The Earth, the Sky, the People
by Keith L. Bryant
Mark Busby
102
Lives on the Line: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico Border
by Miriam Davidson
Paul Hart
104
Archetypal Light by Elizabeth Dodd
Chris Arigo
106
Ancient Acid Flashes Back by Adrian C. Louis
Chris Arigo
108
The Last Matriarch by Sharman Apt Russell
Megan Barnard
109
A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan
Mary Ellen Hartje
111
Yokota Officers Club by Sarah Bird
Sterling Rogers
112
Fort Benning Blues by Mark Busby
Ralph F. Voss
114
Contributors 116