Thursday, May 21, 2015

Scharnhorst pens 'Owen Wister and the West'

From James Fenimore Cooper to Gary Cooper, stories set in the American West have served as vehicles for topical commentary. In Owen Wister and the West, a biographical-literary account of Wister’s life and writings, University of New Mexico Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English Gary Scharnhorst shows how the West shaped Wister’s career and ideas, even as he lived and worked in the East.

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