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Myth of the Western new perspectives on Hollywood's frontier narrative

Author: Matthew Carter
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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What is the nature of the relationship between the Hollywood Western and American frontier mythology? How have Western films helped develop cultural and historical perceptions, attitudes and beliefs towards the frontier? Is there still a place for the genre in light of revisionist histories of the American West? This book re-invigorates the debate surrounding the relationship between the Western and frontier  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Carter
ISBN: 9781474402828 1474402828 9780748685585 0748685588 9781474402835 1474402836 9780748685592 0748685596
OCLC Number: 953936779
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis: Seiten 228-241
Description: vii, 246 Seiten 24 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Carter
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What is the nature of the relationship between the Hollywood Western and American frontier mythology? This book re-invigorates the debate surrounding the relationship between the Western and frontier  Read more...

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'Matthew Carter's Myth of the Western provides rich, detailed readings of exemplary Westerns from critical periods of the genre's history. More important, he analyzes the scholarship on the Western, Read more...

 
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