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Writing the Southwest

Writing the Southwest

Book Description: 

Writing the Southwest (revised second edition, University of New Mexico Press, 2003) is co-authored by David K. Dunaway and Sara L. Spurgeon, and is an assemblage of brief biographies, interviews, bibliographies, excerpts, and criticism on fourteen of the Southwest's most important authors, including Barbara Kingsolver, Rudolfo Anaya, Edward Abbey, Simon Ortiz, and Joy Harjo.

Sara Spurgeon

Author Bio: 

Sara L. Spurgeon works in literatures of the American West, nature/environmental writing, gender studies, post-colonial/decolonial studies, and Cormac McCarthy. Her current book projects include a scholarly study of Native American Sci-Fi and Indigenous Futurism, and a co-edited collection on race and gender in the Weird Western.

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