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Volume 46, Number 3 (Fall 2008)

Contents

Editor’s Note: Look Homeward

Essay 29 November 2008
What About Booth?
by Jeremy Beer
Newton Booth Tarkington, Neglected Hoosier
Essay 29 November 2008
On Brooklyn’s Side
by Gerald J. Russello
Essay 29 November 2008
Robert Traver: Anatomy of a Fisherman
by Jason Peters
Essay 29 November 2008
The ‘Time’ of Elizabeth Madox Roberts
by Katherine Dalton
Review 29 November 2008
Across the Great Divide
a review by Jesse Walker
Say It One Time for the Broken Hearted: Country Soul in the American South By Barney Hoskyns. Bloomsbury (London) 256 pp., $17.24 paper, second edition, 1998
Essay 30 November 2008
Stealing Dorothy
by Caleb Stegall
‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ and My Fortunate Home
Review 30 November 2008
Northwest Passages
a review by Jeffrey Cain
The Canoe and the Saddle By Theodore Winthrop Edited By Paul J. Lindholt University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln) 240 pp., $13.95 paper, 2006
Review 30 November 2008
Dire Straits
a review by Stephen Lewandowski
Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies by Ginger Strand. Simon & Schuster (New York) 303 pp., $25.00 cloth, 2008
Review 30 November 2008
Show Me a Statesman
a review by Daniel McCarthy
Jim Reed, Senatorial Immortal: A Biography By Lee Meriwether. Kessinger Publishing (Whitefish, Montana) 296 pp., $28.95 paper, 2007
Review 30 November 2008
Hill’s Country
a review by Frank Bryan
Contrary Country: A Chronicle of Vermont By Ralph Nading Hill. Rinehart & Company cloth, 1950
Essay 30 November 2008
On the Fixing of Our Gaze
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Essay 30 November 2008
Donald Davidson and the South’s Conservatism
by Russell Kirk
From The Politics of Prudence
Review 30 November 2008
Books in Little
a review by The Editors

The ... conservative is concerned, first of all, for the regeneration of spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at its highest.

Russell Kirk

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