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Robert Franklin Gish , 1940-

Cherokee

Robert Gish was born 1940, in Albuquerque, NM. He received his Ph.D from the University of Mexico in 1972. Gish firmly believes that it is through the rediscovery of the land and its indigenous peoples, and through understanding of minority cultures and viewpoints, that the Anglo-European culture of the United States will adapt and evolve. He was professor of English and Literature at the University of Northern Iowa from 1967-91, and has most reciently has retired as Director of Ethnic Studies and Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at California Polytechnic State University.

Awards and Honors

Distinguished Alumni Award, University of New Mexico, 1992

 

(Photo courtesy of Robert F. Gish )

Books by Robert Franklin Gish:

Gish, Robert Franklin. Bad boys and black sheep : fateful tales from the West
Reno : University of Nevada Press, 1996.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0874172802

Gish, Robert Franklin. Beautiful swift fox : Erna Fergusson and the modern southwest
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 1996.
Genre: Biography
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0890957199

Gish, Robert Franklin. Beyond bounds : cross-cultural essays on Anglo, American Indian & Chicano literature
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0826317154

Gish, Robert Franklin. Dreams of Quivira
Santa Fe, N.M. : Clear Light Publishers, 1996.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0940666979

Gish, Robert Franklin. First horses : stories of the new West
Reno : University of Nevada Press, 1993.
Genre: Short Stories
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0874172101 / 087417211x

Gish, Robert Franklin. Frontier's end : the life and literature of Harvey Fergusson
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1988.
Genre: Biography
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0803221215

Gish, Robert Franklin. Hamlin Garland : the Far West
Boise, Idaho : Boise State University, 1976.
Genre: Essays
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0884300234

Gish, Robert Franklin. Nueva Granada / Paul Horgan and the southwest
College Station, TX : Texas A&M University Press, 1994.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0890955400

Gish, Robert Franklin. Paul Horgan
Boston : Twayne, 1983.
Genre: Biography
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0805773991

Gish, Robert Franklin. Retold Native American Myths
Logan, Iowa : Perfection Learning, 1994.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0780732219

Gish, Robert Franklin. River of Ghosts: A Cedar Valley Odyssey
North Liberty, Iowa : Ice Cube Press, 2013.
Genre: Fiction
Language: English
Audience: Adult

Gish, Robert Franklin. Songs of my hunter heart : a western kinship
Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1992.
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0813807034

Gish, Robert Franklin. West Bound: Stories of Providence
UNM Press, 2005.
Genre: Short Stories
ISBN: 0975348647

Gish, Robert Franklin. When coyote howls : a lavaland tale
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1994.
Genre: Folklore / Fiction
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0826315283

Gish, Robert Franklin. William Carlos Williams: A Study of the Short Fiction
NY : Twayne/McMillan, 1989.
Genre: Essays
Language: English
Audience: Adult


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