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Davis, Steven L.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 82 publications in 1 language and 4,497 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Filmed interviews  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: E842.9, 973.922092
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Publications about Steven L Davis
Publications by Steven L Davis
Most widely held works about Steven L Davis
 
Most widely held works by Steven L Davis
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
The authors ingeniously explore the swirling forces that led many people to warn President Kennedy to avoid Dallas on his fateful trip to Texas
Texas literary outlaws : six writers in the sixties and beyond by Steven L Davis( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Davis makes extensive use of untapped literary archives to weave a fascinating portrait of six Texas writers, calling themselves the Mad Dogs, who came of age during a period of rapid social change: Bud Shrake, Larry L. King, Billy Lee Brammer, Gary Cartwright, Dan Jenkins, and Peter Gent
J. Frank Dobie : a liberated mind by Steven L Davis( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The first Texas-based writer to gain national attention J. Frank Dobie proved that authentic writing springs easily from the native soil of Texas and the Southwest. This lively biography takes a fresh look at 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 speech, and civil rights, well before these causes became acceptable to most Anglo Texans
Dallas 1963 : politics, treason, and the assassination of JFK by Bill Minutaglio( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
In the early 1960s, Dallas was full of extreme characters, many of them dead set against a Kennedy presidency. Beginning with the campaign for Kennedy's election and set against a nation in transition, the authors ingeniously explore the swirling forces that led numerous friends and aides to warn the president against stopping in Dallas on his fateful trip to Texas
Lone Star sleuths : an anthology of Texas crime fiction ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty short crime stories set in Texas by a variety of writers, including Kinky Friedman, Mary Willis Walker, and Carolyn Hart
Land of the permanent wave : an Edwin "Bud" Shrake reader by Edwin Shrake( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
This anthology is the first to present and explore Shrake's writing completely, including his journalism, fiction, and film work, both published and previously unpublished
Between the lines : a conversation with Butch Hancock ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Steve Davis interviews Butch Hancock about the creative process of writing songs and how it comes together
J a liberated mind by Steven L Davis( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Writing beyond borders : a conversation with Sarah Cortez, Severo Perez, and Tino Villanueva ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A conversation with the poets, authors and filmaker about the topic of writing beyond what is considered the expected norm for Latino artists. The discussion revolves around each of their experiences of breaking from tradition in exploring other topics and creating works outside of their or the public's comfort zone
Texas State faculty reading ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Readings from two Texas State Faculty authors. René LeBlanc reads from her book, Where the Body Ends and Tomás Q. Morín reads from his poetry book, A Larger Country
Writing on the line : a conversation at the Southwestern Writers Collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Panel discussion between three Texas based writers, Stephen Harrigan, Sarah Bird and Elizabeth Crook, on the craft of being a writer, including the background on how each of them came to write their latest novels
Courage at the typewriter ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Panelists discuss the "courage" it takes to write what challenges people's assumptions
The J. Frank Dobie day symposium ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
First part of the symposium contains Bill Wittliff's interview about Dobie and part two contains presentations about Dobie given by Mark Busby, Cathy Supple, William T. Pilkington and Paul C. Stone
Shepard and Dark ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Documentary film maker, Treva Wurmfeld, discusses the making of the documentary, with additional insight into the friendship between Shepard and Dark
The history of Texas music ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Author and professor, Gary Hartman, discusses and reads from his new book, The History of Texas Music, followed by a book signing and more live music by Ponty Bone & The Squeezetones
Book discussion on Dallas 1963 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Panel discussion on the book, Dallas 1963, with the authors, Steve Davis and Bill Minutaglio. In the months and weeks before the fateful November 22nd, 1963, Dallas was brewing with political passions, a city crammed with larger-than-life characters dead-set against the Kennedy presidency. These included rabid warriors like defrocked military general Edwin A. Walker; the world's richest oil baron, H. L. Hunt; the leader of the largest Baptist congregation in the world, W.A. Criswell; and the media mogul Ted Dealey, who raucously confronted JFK and whose family name adorns the plaza where the president was murdered. Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis ingeniously explore the swirling forces that led many people to warn President Kennedy to avoid Dallas on his fateful trip to Texas
Texas bookends ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Panel discussion between the writers Bill Wittliff and Bud Shrake about their experiences and background in writing
Katherine Anne Porter : a driving desire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In a tribute to Katherine Anne Porter's life, work, and legacy, actress Pennylyn White brings to life the woman behind the myth in a probing performance using extracts of Porter's body of writing, including her personal letters
The flowers : Dagoberto Gilb by Dagoberto Gilb( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Book signing and reading by Dagoberto Gilb of his latest novel, The Flowers. Gilb discusses the orgin of the title and reads various passages from the novel
Lone Star sleuths ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Event celebrating the new anthology of Texas crime fiction, Lone Star Sleuths. Along with a brief presentation by the editors, fourteen mystery writers were on hand for book sales and signings. Musical performances were provided by Jesse Sublett and Kasey Lansdale
 
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