A. B. Guthrie

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Alfred Bertram Guthrie Jr. (January 13, 1901 – April 26, 1991) was an American novelist, screenwriter, historian, and literary historian known for writing western stories. His novel The Way West won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and his screenplay for Shane (1953) was nominated for an Academy Award. (Information from Wikipedia)

Articles in Western American Literature:

The Primitive and the Civilized in Western Fiction

External Characterization in The Big Sky

A. B. Guthrie’s Additions to Shane

A. B. Guthrie’s Fair Land, Fair Land: A Requiem

The Big Sky and the Limits Of Wilderness Fiction

Why Write About the West?

The Big Sky: A.B. Guthrie’s Use of Historical Sources

On History and Its Consequences: A.B. Guthrie’s These Thousand Hills