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Author Stout, Janis P.

Title South by Southwest : Katherine Anne Porter and the burden of Texas history / Janis P. Stout.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    813 Porter,K STO    Available
Description xix, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-233) and index.
Contents Callie Russell Porter's Texas : history, geoculture, and the need to escape -- Away and yet not away -- The Mexican dream and its realities -- Recalling childhood : beauty, death, and "The old order" -- Seizing the moment : endless memory and "Noon wine" -- Awakening the Southern belle from her dream of a horse race -- Racial nightmares and "The man in the tree" -- War's alarms : three Texans, two wars -- Two almost-last straws -- Sexual politics and Ship of Fools -- Never reconciled
Subject Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 -- Knowledge -- Mexico.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 -- Political and social views.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 -- Knowledge -- Texas.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Women and literature.
Women in literature.
War in literature.
Ambivalence in literature.
Texas -- In literature.
Mexico -- In literature.
Added Title Katherine Anne Porter and the burden of Texas history
ISBN 9780817317829 hardback alkaline paper
0817317821 hardback alkaline paper

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