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, by Levi S. Peterson

External Characterization in The Big Sky, by Paul T. Bryant

A. B. Guthrie’s Additions to Shane, by Thomas W. Ford

A. B. Guthrie’s Fair Land, Fair Land: A Requiem, by Thomas W. Ford

The Big Sky and the Limits Of Wilderness Fiction, by Richard Astro

Why Write About the West? by A. B. Guthrie Jr.

The Big Sky: A.B. Guthrie’s Use of Historical Sources, by Richard H. Cracroft

On History and Its Consequences: A.B. Guthrie’s These Thousand Hills, by David C. Stineback