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West of the American dream

an encounter with Texas

by Paul Christensen

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Christensen, Paul, 1943- -- Homes and haunts -- Texas.,
    • Sánchez, Ricardo, 1941-,
    • Gordone, Charles.,
    • Miller, Vassar.,
    • American poetry -- Texas -- History and criticism.,
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • English teachers -- Texas -- Biography.,
    • Texas -- Intellectual life.,
    • Texas -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-325) and index.

      StatementPaul Christensen.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesTarleton State University southwestern studies in the humanities ;, no. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS266.T4 C47 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 340 p. :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3937168M
      ISBN 100890967539
      LC Control Number2001000225

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