The Literary West: An Anthology of Western American Literature

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction the Conquistador, the Lone Ranger, and Beyond 1
  • A Western Chronology, with 200 Significant Titles 19
  • Kathlamet Chinook (oral Tradition) 31
  • Pedro Font 40
  • Lewis and Clark 46
  • John Muir 55
  • Clarence Dutton 60
  • Sarah Winnemucca 65
  • Hamlin Garland 70
  • Owen Wister 83
  • Mary Austin 88
  • Jack London 93
  • Zane Grey 110
  • Willa Cather 119
  • Dorothy Scarborough 131
  • Robinson Jeffers 141
  • Luther Standing Bear 145
  • John Steinbeck 150
  • A. B. Guthrie Jr. 163
  • Jack Schaefer 177
  • Frank Waters 184
  • Jose Antonio Villarrea 195
  • William Stafford 203
  • N. Scott Momaday 208
  • Al Young 214
  • Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston 222
  • Edward Abbey 226
  • Wallace Stegner 234
  • Sam Shepard 248
  • Act 1 - Scene 1 250
  • Act 2 - Scene 5 266
  • Rudolfo Anaya 291
  • Gary Snyder 304
  • Gretel Ehrlich 309
  • Louis L'Amour 316
  • Denise Chavez 323
  • May Swenson 345
  • Charles Bowden 350
  • Amy Tan 357
  • Terry Tempest Williams 368
  • "Reimagining Warner," from Heart of the Land (1994) 376
  • Rick Bass 384
  • Barbara Kingsolver 396
  • Linda Hogan 410
  • Guide to Further Reading 425
  • Credits 433
  • Index 439
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