Hollywood's West : the American frontier in film, television, and history /
edited by Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2005.
xii, 373 p. : ill.
0813123542 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780813123547 (harcover : alk. paper), 9780813191966 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2005.
0813123542 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813123547 (harcover : alk. paper)
9780813191966 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Introduction : the West, Westerns, and American character / John E. O'Connor and Peter C. Rollins -- The new Western history in 1931 : RKo and the challenge of Cimarron / J.E. Smyth -- Tradition, parody, and adaptation : Jed Buell's unconventional West / Cynthia J. Miller -- The Lone Ranger : adult legacies of a juvenile Western / John Shelton Lawrence -- Wee Willie Winkie goes West : the influence of the British Empire genre on Ford's cavalry trilogy / Kathleen A. McDonough -- Beyond the river : women and the role of the feminine in Howard Hawks's Red River / John Parris Springer -- The "ache for home" : assimilation and separatism in Anthony Mann's Devil's doorway / Joanna Hearne -- Giant helps America recognize the cost of discrimination : a lesson of World War II / Monique James Baxter -- Rewriting High noon : transformations in American popular political culture during the Cold War, 1952-1968 / Matthew J. Costello -- Almost angels, almost feminists : women in the professionals / Winona Howe -- Cowboys and comedy : the simultaneous deconstruction and reinforcement of generic conventions in the Western parody / Matthew R. Turner -- Historical discourse and American identity in Westerns since the Reagan era / Alexandra Keller -- Challenging legends, complicating border lines : the concept of "frontera" in John Sayles's Lone star / Kimberly Sultze -- Turner Network Television's made-for-TV Western films : engaging audiences through genre and themes / David Pierson.
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