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Adventures with a Texas humanist

Author: James Ward Lee
Publisher: Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author discusses the writers and trends in Texas literature beginning with early twentieth-century writer J. Frank Dobie and Larry McMurtry during the 1960s and places writers, politicians, and cultural leaders in the context of each age.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lee, James Ward.
Adventures with a Texas humanist.
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)643975729
Named Person: James Ward Lee; James Ward Lee; James Ward Lee
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Ward Lee
ISBN: 0875652883 9780875652887
OCLC Number: 54415879
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Judy Alter --
Texas Literature --
The Age of Dobie --
The Age of McMurtry --
Dobie and Porter: A Marriage Made in Hell --
The Old South in Texas Literature --
The Novels of Shelby Hearon --
The Poetry of Betsy Colquitt --
Boom Town: A Romance of the Oil Patch --
The Function of Criticism and the Criticism of Regional Literature --
Folklore and Texas Culture --
The Uses of Folklore --
Texas: Land of Myth and Legends --
Small-Town Texas --
Folkways of the Arklatex --
Texas Sidekicks --
Some Part of Me --
A Start in Life --
Boot Camp Days --
The Rain in Korea is Awful Cold and Wet --
Hydrogen Bomb Days --
My Forty Years in a Quandary and How They Grew.
Responsibility: James Ward Lee.
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In the first two essays in this volume - ""The Age of Dobie"" and ""The Age of McMurtry"" - James Ward Lee places the writers, the politicians, and the cultural leaders in the context of each age.  Read more...

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