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The Resource How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean

How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean

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How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands
Title
How myth became history
Title remainder
Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands
Statement of responsibility
John E. Dean
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The book explores how border subjects have been created and disputed in cultural narratives of the Texas-Mexico border, comparing and analyzing Mexican, Mexican American, and Anglo literary representations of the border"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
AzTeS/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dean, John Emory
Dewey number
810.9/9721
Index
index present
LC call number
PN843
LC item number
.D43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Mexican literature
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Nationalism and literature
  • Literature and history
  • Texas
  • American literature
  • Historiography
  • Literature
  • Literature and history
  • Mexican literature
  • Nationalism and literature
  • North America
  • Texas
Label
How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Timeline of the Texas-Mexico border, 1835-1920 -- Introduction. The Texas-Mexico border : a mythical history -- chapter 1. The collision of cultural memories on the Texas-Mexico border : Walter Prescott Webb's The Texas Rangers : a Century of Frontier Defense, Américo Paredes' George Washington Gómez : a Mexicotexan Novel, and Rolando Hinojosa's The Valley / Estampas del Valle -- chapter 2. Mexico, genesis, apocalypse : Ignacio Solares' Yankee Invasion : a Novel of Mexico City -- chapter 3. The history of all is the history of each : Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, or, Evening Redness in the West -- chapter 4. History's alternative to the past : Carlos Fuentes' The Old Gringo -- chapter 5. The archival cave of meditation in Katherine Anne Porter's Flowering Judas -- chapter 6. Remediating a refusal of history : Arturo Islas' The Rain God : a Desert Tale
Control code
929545470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780816532421
Lccn
2015028633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)929545470
Label
How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Timeline of the Texas-Mexico border, 1835-1920 -- Introduction. The Texas-Mexico border : a mythical history -- chapter 1. The collision of cultural memories on the Texas-Mexico border : Walter Prescott Webb's The Texas Rangers : a Century of Frontier Defense, Américo Paredes' George Washington Gómez : a Mexicotexan Novel, and Rolando Hinojosa's The Valley / Estampas del Valle -- chapter 2. Mexico, genesis, apocalypse : Ignacio Solares' Yankee Invasion : a Novel of Mexico City -- chapter 3. The history of all is the history of each : Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, or, Evening Redness in the West -- chapter 4. History's alternative to the past : Carlos Fuentes' The Old Gringo -- chapter 5. The archival cave of meditation in Katherine Anne Porter's Flowering Judas -- chapter 6. Remediating a refusal of history : Arturo Islas' The Rain God : a Desert Tale
Control code
929545470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780816532421
Lccn
2015028633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)929545470

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