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Taking stock : a Larry McMurtry casebook

Author: Clay Reynolds; et al
Publisher: Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1989.
Series: Southwest life and letters.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gathers together the essays of criticism and comment on McMurtry's fiction, non-fiction, and films, in addition to giving an extensive bibliography.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taking stock.
Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)551428536
Named Person: Larry McMurtry; Larry McMurtry; Larry McMurtry; Larry McMurtry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clay Reynolds; et al
ISBN: 0870742914 9780870742910 0870742612 9780870742613
OCLC Number: 19850142
Description: xix, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Taking stock : an introduction / Clay Reynolds --
Speaking plain : the essays and the general criticism / James Ward Lee --
Larry McMurtry and the persistent frontier / Tim Summerlin --
Journeying as a metaphor for cultural loss in the novels of Larry McMurtry / Janis P. Stout --
The ranch as place and symbol in the novels of Larry McMurtry / Raymond C. Phillips, Jr. --
McMurtry's women : "eros [libido, caritas, and philia] in [and out of] Archer County" / Billie Phillips --
From The dirt-farmer and the cowboy : notes on two Texas essayists / Tom Pilkington --
McMurtry's elegant essays / Dave Hickey --
Terms of estrangement / Donald Barthelme --
Tinsel talk / Bruce Bawer --
Doing without : the Thalia trilogy / Tom Pilkington --
From Elegy and exorcism : Texas talent and general concerns / Dave Hickey. From The ghost country : a study of the novels of Larry McMurtry / Raymond L. Neinstein --
From Larry McMurtry / Thomas Landess --
Showdown in the new Old West : the cowboy vs. the oilman / Clay Reynolds --
The death of the frontier in the novels of Larry McMurtry / Christopher Baker --
Initiation themes in McMurtry's cowboy trilogy / Kenneth W. Davis --
Damn the saddle on the wall : anti-myth in Larry McMurtry's Horseman, pass by / Mark Busby --
Anatomy and The last picture show : a matter of definition / Donald E. Fritz --
Moving on : the Houston trilogy / Ernestine P. Sewell --
More D'Urban : the Texas novels of Larry McMurtry / Kerry Ahearn --
Moving on ... and on ... and on / Elroy Bode --
Larry McMurtry, a writer in transition : an essay-review / Alan F. Crooks --
Moving on / Michael Mewshaw. An oddly misshapen novel by a highly accomplished novelist / Robert Towers --
The western writer : a study of Larry McMurtry's All my friends are going to be strangers / Barbara Granzow --
Leaving Texas : the trash trilogy / Mark Busby --
Larry McMurtry / Brooks Landon --
Day of the hocus / Gene Lyons --
The knickknack cadillac / Dominique Browning --
Come home Larry, all is forgiven : a native son's search for identity / Clay Reynolds --
An author recaptures his voice / Emily Benedek --
A surfeit of bimbos / Rod Davis --
Coming home : fear and loathing in Texasville / Robert Flynn --
The bard of Wichita Falls / Robert M. Adams --
Lonesome dove : Butch and Sundance go on a cattledrive / Don Graham --
McMurtry's cowboy-God in Lonesome dove / Ernestine P. Sewell --
Tall in the saddle / Nicholas Lemann. Back trailing to glory : Lonesome dove and the novels of Larry McMurtry / Clay Reynolds --
The next picture show / Jan Reid --
Why is that man tired? / Louise Erdrich --
Filming McMurtry : the regionalist imperative / Don Graham --
Hud, deep in the divided heart of Hollywood / Pauline Kael --
From Shane and Hud : two stories in search of a medium / James K. Folsom --
The last picture show : a concurring opinion / Isidore Silver --
Leavin' McMurtry / Larry L. King --
Review of Terms of endearment / Peter Biskind --
Whose Terms of endearment? / Constance Speidel --
Summing up : Thalia and the real Texans / Hamlin Hill --
Bibliography / Charles Williams.
Series Title: Southwest life and letters.
Responsibility: edited by Clay Reynolds ; contributing editors, James Ward Lee ... [et al.] ; accompanying essay, Hamlin Hill.

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