Allmendinger, Blake


Kaplan 260

• A.B. Harvard, 1981
• M.A. Oxford, 1983
• Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1989

Literature of the American West

Selected Works

  • The Cowboy: Representations of Labor in an American Work Culture (Oxford, 1992)
  • Co-editor, Over the Edge: Remapping the American West (Univ. of California, 1998)
  • Ten Most Wanted: The New Western Literature (Routledge, 1998)
  • Imagining the African American West (Univ. of Nebraska, 2005)
  • The Melon Capital of the World:  A Memoir (University of Nebraska Press, 2015)
  • ed., A History of California Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
  • Geographic Personas: Self-Transformation and Performance in the American West (Nebraska, 2021)
  • Tongues of Settlement:  Where the World Becomes Basque (forthcoming, 2022)

Interest Areas
• Sexuality & Gender Studies
• American Literature & Culture