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

How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean, (electronic resource)

Label
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
Subject
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
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Dean, John Emory
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Mexican literature
  • Nationalism and literature
  • Literature and history
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Texas
Label
How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Timeline of the Texas-Mexico border, 1835-1920 -- Introduction. The Texas-Mexico border : a mythical history -- 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 -- 2. Mexico, genesis, apocalypse : Ignacio Solares' Yankee Invasion : a Novel of Mexico City -- 3. The history of all is the history of each : Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, or, Evening Redness in the West -- 4. History's alternative to the past : Carlos Fuentes' The Old Gringo -- 5. The archival cave of meditation in Katherine Anne Porter's Flowering Judas -- 6. Remediating a refusal of history : Arturo Islas' The Rain God : a Desert Tale
Control code
ssj0001605245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 231 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780816532421
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015028633
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001605245
Label
How myth became history : Texas exceptionalism in the borderlands, John E. Dean, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Timeline of the Texas-Mexico border, 1835-1920 -- Introduction. The Texas-Mexico border : a mythical history -- 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 -- 2. Mexico, genesis, apocalypse : Ignacio Solares' Yankee Invasion : a Novel of Mexico City -- 3. The history of all is the history of each : Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, or, Evening Redness in the West -- 4. History's alternative to the past : Carlos Fuentes' The Old Gringo -- 5. The archival cave of meditation in Katherine Anne Porter's Flowering Judas -- 6. Remediating a refusal of history : Arturo Islas' The Rain God : a Desert Tale
Control code
ssj0001605245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 231 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780816532421
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015028633
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001605245

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