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The Western story--fact, fiction, and myth

Author: Philip Durham; Everett L Jones
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Western fiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Anthologie
Aufsatzsammlung
Western stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Western story--fact, fiction, and myth.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1975]
(OCoLC)620267127
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Durham; Everett L Jones
ISBN: 0155953168 9780155953161
OCLC Number: 1418484
Description: ix, 369 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Fact: the cattle country of the far West / Theodore Roosevelt --
The long drive north / Douglas Branch --
A day at the ranch / Emerson Hough --
Meanwhile, back at the ranch / Jack Schaefer --
Memories of big country / Donald Jackson Fiction: Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte --
All Gold Canyon / Jack London --
Balaam and Pedro / Owen Wister --
The bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane --
Hopalong sits in / Clarence Mulford --
Canyon walls / Zane Grey --
The scarecrow / Vardis Fisher --
Stage to Lordsburg / Ernest Haycox --
Wine on the desert / Max Brand --
The tin star / John M. Cunningham --
The trap / Clay Fisher --
Top hand / Luke Short --
Stampede / Allan Bosworth --
Gun job / Thomas Thompson --
The guns of William Longley / Donald Hamilton --
The Indian well / Walter Van Tilburg Clark Myth: A neglected epic / Frank Norris --
Foreword to To the Last Man / Zane Grey --
American sagas / T.K. Whipple --
The 'Western" --
a theological note / Alexander Miller --
The Olympian cowboy / Harry Schein --
The westerner / Robert Warshow Suggestions for discussion and writing --
Suggestions for further reading --
Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Philip Durham and Everett L. Jones.

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