Postwestern Horizons

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  1. Late Westerns
    For more than a century the cinematic Western has been America’s most familiar genre, always teetering on the verge of exhaustion and yet regularly revived in new forms. Why does this outmoded vehicle—with the most... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
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  2. Morta Las Vegas
    Through all its transformations and reinventions over the past century, “Sin City” has consistently been regarded by artists and cultural critics as expressing in purest form, for better or worse, an aesthetic and... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2017
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  3. Westerns
    At every turn in the development of what we now know as the western, women writers have been instrumental in its formation. Yet the myth that the western is male-authored persists. Westerns: A Women’s History debunks this... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2016
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  4. Captivating Westerns
    Tracing the transnational influences of what has been known as a uniquely American genre, “the Western,” Susan Kollin’s Captivating Westerns analyzes key moments in the history of multicultural encounters between the Middle... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2015
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  5. Post-Westerns
    During the post-World War II period, the Western, like America’s other great film genres, appeared to collapse as a result of revisionism and the emergence of new forms. Perhaps, however, as theorists like Gilles Deleuze suggest,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2013
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  6. Dirty Words in Deadwood
    Dirty Words in “Deadwood” showcases literary analyses of the Deadwood television series by leading western American literary critics. Whereas previous reaction to the series has largely addressed the question of historical... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
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  7. Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins
    In this innovative study, Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins, John Blair Gamber examines urbanity and the results of urban living—traffic, garbage, sewage, waste, and pollution—arguing for a new recognition of all forms... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2012
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  8. The Rhizomatic West
    Is the American West in Sergio Leone’s “spaghetti westerns” the same American West we find in Douglas Coupland’s Generation X? In Jim Jarmusch’s movies? In Calexico’s music? Or is the American West, as this book tells... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2011
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  9. Dirty Wars
    Since World War II, the American West has become the nation’s military arsenal, proving ground, and disposal site. Through a wide-ranging discussion of recent literature produced in and about the West, Dirty Wars explores how... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2009
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  10. Unsettling the Literary West
    The test of western literature has invariably been Is it real? Is it accurate? Authentic? The result is a standard anything but literary, as Nathaniel Lewis observes in this ambitious work, a wholesale rethinking of the critical... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
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  11. Manifest and Other Destinies
    Manifest and Other Destinies critiques Manifest Destiny’s exclusive claim as an explanatory national story in order to rethink the meaning and boundaries of the West and of the United States’ national identity. Stephanie LeMenager... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
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  12. Postwestern Cultures
    Postwestern Cultures synthesizes the most critical topics of contemporary scholarship of the American West within a single volume. This interdisciplinary anthology features leading scholars in the varied fields of western American... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2007
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  13. True West
    In no other region of the United States has the notion of authenticity played such an important yet elusive role as it has in the West. Though pervasive in literature, popular culture, and history, assumptions about western authenticity... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2007
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  14. María Amparo Ruiz de Burton
    Since the recent republication of her novel The Squatter and the Don, María Amparo Ruiz de Burton (1832–95) has become a key figure in the recovery of nineteenth-century Mexican American literature. An aristocratic Californiana,... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2004
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