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Gish, Robert

Overview
Works: 24 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 7,204 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Short stories  History  Folklore  Exhibition catalogs  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.I79, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Robert Gish
 
Most widely held works by Robert Gish
William Carlos Williams : a study of the short fiction by Robert Gish( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of William Carlos Williams. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses
Paul Horgan by Robert Gish( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond bounds : cross-cultural essays on Anglo, American Indian, and Chicano literature by Robert Gish( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today Charles Lummis, Erna and Harvey Fergusson, and Witter Bynner are often dismissed as paternalistic outsiders or colonialists. In disentangling their literary strengths from these stereotypes, Gish reminds us that we gain nothing from exclusivity. His openness to the varieties of American literature will make this book useful to a wide range of readers, especially students and teachers of college and high school literature classes
Hamlin Garland : the Far West by Robert Gish( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First horses : stories of the new West by Robert Gish( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about "the West" are often associated with cattle drives, cowboy and Indian stand-offs, badmen in black hats, and rugged pioneers. First Horses: Stories of the New West is an original collection of fourteen short stories in which Robert F. Gish describes a multiethnic, contemporary West that encourages the reader to see beyond the stereotypes of the Old West. All of the stories depict the emotional and psychological costs of the prejudices and injustices of the Old West that have carried over into the twentieth-century New West. Gish's vivid storytelling technique utilizes compelling voices and gritty characters: the regulars at a small-town cafe; the local rodeo with its manly contests; the staged fiesta with its attempt to recreate traditions; a young stripper at a honky-tonk tavern; the classrooms and playgrounds of public schools with their mix of Anglo, Mexican American, and American Indian youths; and the fields where taboos of interracial romance evaporate into the cloudless blue sky and the churning, muddy irrigation waters of the Rio Grande. The unifying theme of these short stories is a subtle plea for harmony and mutual respect among the inhabitants and the landscapes. Violence, racism, sexism, and environmental pollution prove to be the remnants of earlier insensibilities, residues in need of recognition and disavowal. Many of these stories, told in varying voices of male and female, Anglo and Hispanic, young and old, trace this "recognition" along the turbulent paths of initiation as one generation learns about its own special concerns in the shared heritage of others. All fourteen stories in First Horses are set in the sometimes magical, sometimes brutal Southwest. Cutting through class and ethnicity, each story illustrates how a land and its history determine a people and are determined by them. Persons interested in the literature and history of the American West or in the New Ethnicity will enjoy the stories in First Horses
Nueva Granada : Paul Horgan and the southwest by Robert Gish( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nueva Granada presents a long personal interview that has never before been published to complement a fresh, updated selection of Robert Franklin Gish's many essays and articles about Paul Horgan and his Southwestern writings. Horgan provides readers with a classic image of the West, but Gish shows us that Horgan transcends regions and touches on universal qualities. In fact, Gish stresses Horgan's recognition of a new West, a place that is dense with not only geographic diversity, but ethnic and cultural diversity as well. Both Horgan's work and Gish's critical essays and his interview with the author reveal the "heroic triad" of cultures. Nueva Granada explicitly explores Horgan's reactions to and portrayals of American Indian, Spanish/Mexican, and Anglo interrelationships in the old West that has now become new
Frontier's end : the life & literature of Harvey Fergusson by Robert Gish( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When coyote howls : a lavaland fable by Robert Gish( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fable on an animal which is disliked by the white man, but has a high position in Indian lore. By the author of Songs of My Hunter Heart
Beautiful swift fox : Erna Fergusson and the modern southwest by Robert Gish( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad boys and black sheep : fateful tales from the West by Robert Gish( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteenth-century Spanish explorer Esteban - he discovers that his seemingly simple neighbors are more than they seem and that cunning comes in many guises. In "Truth or Consequences," a professor finds respite from the responsibilities of his career and his wife's chronic illness in a secret hideaway in a small New Mexico town, where he goes fishing and enjoys an illicit affair with a charming Hispanic woman, until fate confronts him with the consequences of his
West bound : stories of providence by Robert Gish( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreams of Quivira : stories in search of the Golden West by Robert Gish( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retold Native American myths by Robert Gish( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of my hunter heart : a western kinship by Robert Gish( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Horgan : Frank Waters : memorial exhibition( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native American myths by Robert Gish( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

River of ghosts : a Cedar Valley odyssey by Robert Gish( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic realism meets myth in the real and imaginary efforts of two small towns in the Cedar Valley when they face encroaching corruption and evil
Five coastal poems by Robert Gish( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote byways by Robert Gish( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary allusion and the homiletic style of E. M. Forster : a study in the relationship between the tales and the novels by Robert Gish( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Beyond bounds : cross-cultural essays on Anglo, American Indian, and Chicano literature
Alternative Names
Gish, Robert

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Gish, Robert F.

Gish, Robert Franklin.

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Languages
English (74)

Covers
Hamlin Garland : the Far WestFirst horses : stories of the new WestNueva Granada : Paul Horgan and the southwestFrontier's end : the life & literature of Harvey FergussonBeautiful swift fox : Erna Fergusson and the modern southwestBad boys and black sheep : fateful tales from the WestWest bound : stories of providenceDreams of Quivira : stories in search of the Golden West