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Aware that some may see the title of this volume as an oxymoron, James Ward Lee argues in his "Argumentative Introduction" that for more than a century Fort Worth writers have written well about a city too often dismissed as a semi-rural cow town. Writers have celebrated its world of cattle and oil, to be sure, but many have seen other sides of Fort Worth--the country club set, the literati, the artists and artisans, the musicians, the intellectuals, and the whole minority sub-culture that has given a cosmopolitan tone to ...

Literary Fort Worth 2012, Texas Christian University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875652535

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Literary Fort Worth 2002, Texas Christian University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875652603