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Literary Precedents for Baja Oklahoma

Dan Jenkins
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Baja Oklahoma claims the same literary precedents as all of Jenkins's fiction: the traditions of comedy and satire and the conventions of Southwestern idiom and values. Additionally, this novel owes much to the conventions of country-and-western song lyrics. Jenkins brings to his novel the traditional subject matter of those lyrics: cheating, love gone wrong, and a profound sense of self as somehow different because Southern.

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