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Spring 2016

Volume 41 No. 2 (Spring 2016)

Editor's Note

Encounters
William Jensen
5

Nonfiction

Barrauda: Cars and Trucks in Cormac McCarthy's Fiction
Lydia R. Cooper
7
The Disappearing Man: Masculinty, the Threat of Domesticity, and the West in The Professor's House
Amanda R. Gradisek
19

Fiction

The Sleeping Mexican 36

Poetry

Water Woman
Dan Jacoby
48
Tucson Scenes
Sara Burr
49
Tucson Scenes II
Sara Burr
50
Schemas In Portales, NM
Matt Krane
51
Prayer in Kingman, AZ
Matt Krane
52

Book Reviews

Poems from the Río Grande by Rudolfo Anaya
Octavio Quintanilla
53
Cormac McCarthy and the Signs of Sacrament: Literature, Theology, and the Moral of Stories by Matthew L. Potts
Mark Busby
56
The Trace by Forrest Gardner
Robert Murray Davis
59
The Haunting of the Mexican Border: A Woman's Journey by Kathryn Ferguson
Susan Kollin
60
Presentimiento: A Life in Dreams by Harrison Candelaria Fletcher
Conrad Shumaker
63
Wildfire in the Desert by Bruno Jambor
Jane Manaster
64
Oklahomeland: Essays by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
Robert Murray Davis
65
Sex as a Political Condition by Carols Nicolás Flores
Rachel Anne Bondurant
67
Light in the Dark/Luz en lo oscuro Rewriting Identity, Spirituality, Reality by Gloria E. Anzaldúa, edited by AnaLouise Keating.
Montelongo Flores
69

Film Reviews

The Ridiculous 6 Directed by Frank Coraci
Sean Trolinder
72
Bone Tomahawk Directed by S. Craig Zahler
Montelongo Flores
74

Contributors

76