The crowded prairie : American national identity in the Hollywood Western (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The crowded prairie : American national identity in the Hollywood Western

Author: Michael Coyne
Publisher: London : Tauris, 2008
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Coyne
ISBN: 9781860642593 1860642594 1860640400 9781860640407
OCLC Number: 1135719695
Notes: Filmography: side 212-219 ; Bibliography: side 220-233
Originalår 1997
Description: xi, 239 sider, [8] tavler
Contents: Mirror for pre-war America --
Stagecoach and the Western, 1939-1941; puritan paradigms --
My Darling Clementine and Duel in the Sun; The Lonely Crowd, Catholicism and consensus on the prairie --
Red River, Fort Apache and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon; dysfunctional family structures in classic westerns, 1950-1961 --
The Gunfighter, Shane, The Searchers and The Last Sunset; politics and codes of masculinity in late 1950s star westerns --
The Big Country and Warlock; No More West to Win --
How the West Was Won and the elegiac westerns of 1962; a genre in flux, a nation in turmoil --
the Vietnamization of the western in mid-1960s America; receding frontiers, narrowing options --
The Wild Bunch and the western in Richard Nixon's America; legends revisited, legends revised in Bicentennial Westerns --
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, The Outlaw Josey Wales and The Shootist
Other Titles: American national identity in the Hollywood Western
Responsibility: Michael Coyne
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