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Westerns : Making the Man in Fiction and Film
by Lee Clark Mitchell

Overview - Ranging from the novels of James Fenimore Cooper to Louis L'Amour, and from classic films such as STAGECOACH to spaghetti Westerns like A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, culture scholar Lee Clark Mitchell shows how Westerns as a genre helped assuage a series of crises in American culture by responding to fears and obsessions of its audience--particularly what it means to be a "man".  Read more...

 
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Overview
Ranging from the novels of James Fenimore Cooper to Louis L'Amour, and from classic films such as STAGECOACH to spaghetti Westerns like A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, culture scholar Lee Clark Mitchell shows how Westerns as a genre helped assuage a series of crises in American culture by responding to fears and obsessions of its audience--particularly what it means to be a "man". 30 photos. 5 line drawings.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226532356
  • ISBN-10: 0226532356
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: May 1998
  • Page Count: 331


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