Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology



Texas Has A Mythology Bigger Than The Lone Star State Itself This Collection Of Writing About The State From Early Accounts Of Frontier Life Told By Andy Adams, To Contemporaray Fiction And Nonfiction Reveals Its Contribution To America S Literary Landscape.Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology

Don Graham is the J Frank Dobie Regents Professor of American and English Literature at The University of Texas at Austin He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles, including Kings of Texas The 150 Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire 2003 , which won the Carr P Collins Prize from the Texas Institute of Letters as best nonfiction book of the year, No Name on the Bullet A

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  • Hardcover
  • 733 pages
  • Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology
  • Don Graham
  • English
  • 06 August 2018
  • 9780393050431

10 thoughts on “Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology

  1. says:

    Not that many anthologies hook me into reading them from front to back non stop, but this one did The writers range from early pioneers to our contemporaries Almost all have lived at least some protion of their lives in Texas Their stories cover all parts of the large and varied state The book has a lose thematic flow, so that for a while the reader is immersed in the Kennedy assassination, or in relationships along the border with Mexico, or in West Texas ranch life Though I spent a total of 22 years as a resident of Texas and still own a home there, I ve never really identified with the concept of being a Texan I suppose my familiarity with some of the places and references in these stories made it easier for me to...

  2. says:

    I devoured almost all 736 pages of this one story was too cute for me to swallow I haven t read The Greats J Frank Dobie, Roy Bedichek, the other one , but I wasn t super impressed by the selections from them in this anthology It was cool to recognize, half way through one of the stories, the plot of the movie Urban Cowboy Apparently it was an article was it in Esquire first And there were a few very good pieces on the JFK assassination if I had the book with me here, I d gi...

  3. says:

    A massive anthology, filled with the work of lots of people I ve heard of, but never read There were very few pieces I didn t enjoy, and several were breathtaking I will definitely be referring to this book often and will probably be trying some new authors after discovering them here.

  4. says:

    Great collection of short stories by Texas authors about Texas.

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