JASAT Featured Articles

The Love Song of Larry J. McMurtry: The Last Picture Show

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 By: Giddings, Greg; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2013 Nov; 44: 57-64. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: alienation; film adaptation; Bogdanovich, Peter

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Wounds of Imperfection: Spirituality and Syncretism in Rilla Askew’s Fiction 

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 By: Hada, Kenneth; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2013 Nov; 44: 45-56. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: religious beliefs; religious syncretism

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‘Seasoned to Taste and Serve’: Relativism and American Modernity in Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial

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 By: Ferrier-Watson, Sean; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2013 Nov; 44: 23-33. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: young adults; Scopes Trial; truth; relativism

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Allen Brooks and the Elks Arch: Lynching Memory and Public Forgetting in the Dallas Landscape

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 By: Dowdy, Christopher J.; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2013 Nov; 44: 5-21. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: arch; collective memory; lynching
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The Ambiguous Female Heroine in Cormac McCarthy’s Later Works

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By: Juge, Carole; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2012 Nov; 43: 37-47. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: female characters; initiation; adulthood

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Redirecting the Puck: Cultural Misinformation about Texas Reflected in Attitudes about Hockey and Film and Television Portrayals

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By: Kleitches, Larry; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2012 Nov; 43: 29-36. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: television and video; Texans; hockey.

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Can Bullets Still Make Beats? The Missing Music Scene of the Gulf and Iraqi Wars

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 By: Arcé, William; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2012 Nov; 43: 17-27. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: soldier; experience; Iraq War (2003); Persian Gulf War (1991); Vietnam War.

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Reflections of Reality: Latina Literature as a Window to Mexican-American Kitchens

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By: Knepp, M. Dustin; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2011 Nov; 42: 57-66. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: food craft; cultural identity
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An American as Mom and Chicken Curry: Home as a Metaphor in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies

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 By: Peerboom, Heather Hoyle; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2011 Nov; 42: 49-55. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: Indian American writers; home; Americanization.

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Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Argument for Protection of the Family

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 By: Stephenson, Mimosa; JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), 2011 Nov; 42: 37-48. (journal article), Database: MLA International Bibliography Subjects: women novelists; family; slavery.

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