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Author Almon, Bert, 1943-

Title William Humphrey : destroyer of myths / by Bert Almon
Edition First edition
Published Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 462 pages)
Series Texas writers series ; no. 6
Texas writers series ; no. 6
Contents 1. An Unhappy Guest at the Barbecue: William Humphrey and "Texas Literature" -- 2. Origins of a Style -- 3. The Myth of the Hunter: Home from the Hill -- 4. Humphrey's Quixote: Parody in The Ordways -- 5. Remember the Red River Valley: A Time and a Place -- 6. Humphrey's Oresteia: Proud Flesh -- 7. Humphrey's "Intimations Ode": Farther Off from Heaven -- 8. Humphrey's Oedipus: Hostages to Fortune -- 9. This Sporting Life: Open Season -- 10. History of the Defeated: No Resting Place -- 11. Time's Laughingstocks: September Song -- 12. The Highest Sort of Courage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-449) and index
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Subject Humphrey, William -- Criticism and interpretation.
Texas -- In literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585234353 (electronic bk.)
9780585234359 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)