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J a liberated mind

Author: Steven L Davis; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Austin University of Texas Press 2009.
Series: Charles N. Prothro Texana series
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : 1st ed
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A biography that takes a fresh look at a J Frank Dobie whose 'liberated mind' set him on an intellectual journey that culminated in Dobie becoming a political liberal who fought for labor, free  Read more...

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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven L Davis; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9780292721142 0292721145
OCLC Number: 740778647
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2011 Online-Ressource.
Description: xi, 284 p.
Contents: Acknowledgments A Liberated Mind Part 1: Rebel of the Lost Cause Chapter 1: Along the Ramirenia Chapter 2: The Education of a Brush Countryman, 1904-1912 Chapter 3: From Texas to New York, 1913-1914 Chapter 4: Fighting Conformity, Courting Bertha, 1914-1916 Chapter 5: The Great War, 1915-1919 Part 2: The Rising Star Chapter 6: A Rangeland Epiphany, 1920-1921 Chapter 7: The Making of a Folklorist, 1921-1923 Chapter 8: The Rising Star, 1923-1926 Chapter 9: Voices of the Southwest, 1926-1930 Chapter 10: Regionalism Goes National, 1929-1930 Part 3: Mr. Texas Chapter 11: Dobie in Bloom, 1930-1934 Chapter 12: Into Mexico, 1933-1935 Chapter 13: The Flavor of Texas, 1936 Chapter 14: The Austin Liberals, 1936-1938 Chapter 15: Apache Gold vs. Pale Horse, 1937-1939 Part 4: Texas Needs Brains Chapter 16: The Longhorns, 1939-1941 Chapter 17: True Patriotism and the Singing Governor, 1940-1941 Chapter 18: The Liberal Hero, 1941-1943 Chapter 19: A Contemporary of Himself, 1943-1946 Chapter 20: A Texan in England, 1943-1946 Chapter 21: Texas Needs Brains, 1946-1947 Part 5: Elder Statesman Chapter 22: Coyote Wisdom, 1948-1953 Chapter 23: Elder Statesman, 1951-1958 Chapter 24: Literary Dictator, 1952-1960 Chapter 25: End of an Era, 1955-1959 Part 6: Twilight Chapter 26: One Touch of Nature, Plus, 1960-1962 Chapter 27: Sunset, 1962-1964 Chapter 28: Dobie's Legacy Notes Selected Bibliography Index
Series Title: Charles N. Prothro Texana series
Responsibility: Steven L. Davis.

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"A crisp, reliable, and thorough biography... Steve Davis gives us a much richer understanding of Dobie than we have had previously. All in all, a fine effort." Larry McMurtry

 
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