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The Western : a collection of critical essays

Author: James K Folsom
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1979.
Series: Twentieth century views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the purpose and significance of the cowboy and myth and examines the western as an established genre.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Western.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1979
(OCoLC)644614979
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James K Folsom
ISBN: 0139507175 9780139507175 0139507094 9780139507090
OCLC Number: 4493791
Description: viii, 177 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ten-gallon hero / D.B. Davis --
Virgins, villains, and varmints / W.H. Hutchinson --
Andy Adams, Cowboy chronicler / J.F. Dobie --
Owen Wister's cowboy heroes / D. Mogen --
The archetypal ethic of The Ox-Bow incident / M. Westbrook --
The novelist and his background / V. Fisher --
Fact or fiction, the blend of history and legend / V. Fisher and O.L. Holmes --
Cowboy and gaucho fiction / S.G. Morley --
English westerns / J.K. Folsom --
The American literary West and its interpreters / R.W. Etulain.
Series Title: Twentieth century views.
Responsibility: edited by James K. Folsom.

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Traces the purpose and significance of the cowboy and myth and examines the western as an established genre.

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