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Davis, Steven L.

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Works: 38 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 3,634 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS266.T4, 810.9976409046
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Most widely held works by Steven L Davis
Texas literary outlaws six writers in the sixties and beyond by Steven L Davis( Computer File )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,235 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
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 922 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
J. Frank Dobie a liberated mind by Steven L Davis( file )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 719 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
Lone Star sleuths an anthology of Texas crime fiction ( file )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 322 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
Dallas 1963 : politics, treason, and the assassination of JFK by Bill Minutaglio( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 158 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
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
Hunks, hotties, and pretty boys : twentieth-century representations of male beauty ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"White, heterosexual, middle-class men have long served as the standard for masculine "beauty," even if such men have refused to embrace this term. This study seeks to denaturalize this standard by exploring the connections between beauty and the broad spectrum of masculinities." -- Page 4 of cover
Dallas 1963 : the road to the Kennedy assassination by Bill Minutaglio( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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. On the same stage was a compelling cast of marauding gangsters, swashbuckling politicos, unsung civil rights heroes, and a stylish millionaire anxious to save his doomed city. 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
A fictional paradise : a literary historiography of the lower Rio Grande Valley by Steven L Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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
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, Elizabeth Crook and Sarah Bird, on the craft of being a writer, including the background on how each of them came to write their latest novels
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
Lone Star sleuths an anthology of Texas crime fiction ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
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
Mentor a memoir by Tom Grimes( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Author, Tom Grimes, discusses his new book, which is a memoir of his relationship with the writer Frank Conroy
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
J a liberated mind by Steven L Davis( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
 
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