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Larry McMurtry and the West

An Ambivalent Relationship

Larry McMurtry and the West( )
Author: Busby, Mark
Publication Date:Aug 1995
Publisher:University of North Texas Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

This is the first major single-authored book in almost twenty years to examine the life and work of Texas' foremost novelist and to develop coherent patterns of theme, structure, symbol, imagery, and influence in Larry McMurtry's work. The study focuses on the novelist's relationship to the Southwest, theorizing that his writing exhibits a deep ambivalence toward his home territory. The course of his career demonstrates shifting attitudes that have led...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / Regional
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds

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