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The western reader

Author: Jim Kitses; Gregg Rickman
Publisher: New York : Limelight Editions, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Limelight editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Western reader.
New York : Limelight Editions, 1998
(OCoLC)654510713
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Kitses; Gregg Rickman
ISBN: 0879102683 9780879102685
OCLC Number: 38964124
Description: 407 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The western genre. Movie chronicle: The Westerner / Robert Warshow --
The evolution of the Western / Andre Bazin --
Authorship and genre: notes on the Western / Jim Kitses --
Six creeds that won the Western / Raymond Durgnat & Scott Simmon --
How the Western was lost / J. Hoberman --
Pilgrims and the promised land: a genealogy of the Western / Doug Williams --
Inventing Monument Valley: nineteenth-century landscape photography and the Western film / Edward Buscombe --
The classic Western. A home in the wilderness: visual imagery in John Ford's Westerns --
Concerning the weary legs of Wyatt Earp: the classic Western according to Shakespeare --
Retrospective: High Noon / Richard Combs --
Rio Bravo & retrospect / Robin Wood --
Budd Boetticher / Lee Russell --
Interview with Anthony Mann / Christopher Wicking & Barrie Pattison --
Anthony Mann: looking at the male / Paul Willemen --
He went thataway: the form and style of Leone's Italian Westerns --
Peckinpah re-visited: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid / Jim Kitses --
A fistful of memories: interview with Clint Eastwood --
Revisionism, race and gender. My heroes have never been cowboys & reservation drive-in / Sherman Alexie --
Looking at Look's missing reverse shot: psychoanalysis and style in John Ford's The searchers / Peter Lehman --
Angels gambol where they will: John Ford's Indians / Tag Gallagher --
Going Indian: discovery, adoption and renaming toward a "true American," from Deerslayer to Dances with wolves / Robert Baird --
Women and the Western / Pam Cook --
Saloon girls and ranchers' daughters: the woman in the Western / Blake Lucas --
The competing tunes of Johnny Guitar: liberalism, sexuality, and masquerade / Jennifer Peterson --
"Maybe he's tough but he sure ain't no carpenter": masculinity and in/competence in Unforgiven / Janet Thumim --
Our heroes have sometimes been cowgirls: an interview with Maggie Greenwald / Tania Modleski --
An exemplary post-modern Western: The ballad of Little Jo / Jim Kitses --
The Western under erasure: Dead man / Gregg Rickman.
Responsibility: edited by Jim Kitses & Gregg Rickman.

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