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Westerns : aspects of a movie genre and westerns revisited

Author: Philip French
Publisher: New York : Carcanet, 2011.
Series: Carcanet film.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Westerns is the classic account of the emergence, growth and flowering of one of the most perennially popular film genres. When it was first published thirty years ago it was welcomed by reviewers in Europe and the United States as a major work. In this new edition, fully revised and updated, with a new introduction, both movie buffs and general readers have the opportunity to engage again with one of the sharpest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
French, Philip.
Westerns.
New York : Carcanet, 2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip French
ISBN: 9781847778192 1847778194
OCLC Number: 779827561
Description: 1 online resource (386 pages).
Contents: Cover; Praise; Title Page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Preface; PART ONE : Westerns (1973; 1977); Introduction (1973); 1 Politics, etc. and the Western; 2 Heroes and Villains, Women and Children; 3 Indians and Blacks; 4 Landscape, Violence, Poker; 5 The Post-Western; Bibliography; Afterword (1977); More Books; PART TWO : Westerns Revisited (2004); Introduction; 1 Waiting for the End; 2 Television; 3 Comedies; 4 The Italian Western; 5 Westward the Women; 6 Legends Re-examined; 7 The Modern West; 8 Transpositions and Displacements; 9 Native Americans; 10 Eastwood Ho! 11 Two New Western Stars12 Some Left-field Entries; Latest Books; Filmography; Index of Films; Index of Names; About the Author; Copyright.
Series Title: Carcanet film.
Responsibility: Philip French.

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Focuses on the political, historical and cultural forces that shaped the western, dealing especially with the thirty years after World War II. This book advances the theory that most westerns of  Read more...

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