Now available on Project MUSE, *Western American Literature* 50.2, summer

Table of Contents:


*From the Editor: Fifty Years and Counting*

Tom Lynch

*The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in True Grit: The
Lovelorn Character of Mattie Ross*

Lloyd M. Daigrepont

*Ruth Nichols, Sky Girl, and the Aerial Frontier*

Fred Erisman

*“August on Sourdough”: An Archival View of Gary Snyder’s Intercultural

Andrew Hageman

*Book Reviews*

*Susan Naramore Maher, Deep Map Country: Literary Cartography of the Great

Robert T. Tally Jr.

*John T. Price, The Tallgrass Prairie Reader*

Matthew J. C. Cella

*Katheryn Cornell Dolan, **Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture
in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905*

Daniel Clausen

*Michael L. Tate, editor; with the assistance of Will Bagley and Richard L.
Rieck. The Great Medicine Road, Part 1: Narratives of the Oregon,
California, and Mormon Trail, 1840-1848*

Deborah Lawrence

*Joshua B. Nelson, Progressive Traditions: Identity in Cherokee Literature
and Culture*

Phillip H. Round

*Maxine Oland, Siobhan M. Hart, and Liam Frink, eds., Decolonizing
Indigenous Histories: Exploring Prehistoric/Colonial Transitions in

Ann E. Lundberg

*Manuel Broncano, Religion in Cormac McCarthy's Fiction: Apocryphal

Megan Riley McGilchrist

*Cathryn Halverson, Playing House in the American West: Western Women’s
Life Narratives 1839-1987*

Margaret Doane

*Mark Asquith, The Lost Frontier: Reading Annie Proulx’s Wyoming Stories*

Julie Scanlon

*David M. Wrobel, Global West, American Frontier: Travel, Empire, and
Exceptionalism from Manifest Destiny to the Great Depression*

Susan Roberson

*David Gessner, All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner,
and the American West*

Michael P. Branch

*Kim Bancroft, **The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin: The Damn Good Times of a
Fiercely Independent Publisher*

Gioia Woods

*Lily Yuriko Nakai Havey, Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind
a World War II Fence*

Eve Oishi

Tom Lynch
Chair, Undergraduate Studies
Editor, *Western American Literature*
Department of English
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*New Books:*
*The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, Place
*Artifacts & Illuminations: Critical Essays on Loren Eiseley

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