Myth of the Western

Written By Matthew (University of Essex University of Essex.) Carter
Myth of the Western
  • Publsiher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release : 31 March 2014
  • ISBN : 0748685596
  • Pages : 257 pages
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Myth of the Western

Myth of the Western
  • Author : Matthew (University of Essex University of Essex.) Carter
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-31
  • Total pages : 257
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : Myth of the Western re-invigorates the debate surrounding the relationship between the Western and frontier mythology, arguing for the importance of the genreOCOs socio-cultural, historical and political dimensions."e;...

Exploding the Western

Exploding the Western
  • Author : Sara L. Spurgeon
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : The frontier is the place where cultures meet and rewrite themselves upon each other's texts, making it a setting that many writers and readers of fiction are drawn to. Here Spurgeon focuses on three writers, Cormac McCarthy, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Ana Castillo, whose works not only exemplify the kind ...

The Significance of the Western Myth in modern America

The Significance of the Western Myth in modern America
  • Author : Selina Schuster
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2013-09-16
  • Total pages : 17
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,0, University of Paderborn (Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik), course: Pro-Seminar 'The American Frontier', language: English, abstract: In this term paper I’m going to answer the question if the Western Myth and the idea ...

Greek Myth and Western Art

Greek Myth and Western Art
  • Author : Karl Kilinski
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : This richly illustrated book examines the legacy of Greek mythology in Western art from the classical era to the present. Tracing the emergence, survival, and transformation of key mythological figures and motifs from ancient Greece through the modern era, it explores the enduring importance of such myths for artists and ...

Mass Media Mythology

Mass Media Mythology
  • Author : Rita Parks
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Total pages : 632
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : Read online Mass Media Mythology written by Rita Parks, published by which was released on 1981. Download full Mass Media Mythology Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Western Places American Myths

Western Places  American Myths
  • Author : Robert E. Ficken,Gary Hausladen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : The essays in Western Places, American Myths are the work of a dozen scholars from several disciplines, all examining the West as both an actual region and as an enduring element of American culture, demonstrating how today's West is the result of a long and continuous process, the constant reinvention ...

The Language Myth in Western Culture

The Language Myth in Western Culture
  • Author : Roy Harris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-05-13
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : The basic claim of this book is that for 2000 years and more the western tradition has relied on two very dubious assumptions about human communication: that each national language is a unique code and that linguistic communication consists in the utilization of such codes to transfer messages from mind to ...

Myth of the Western

Myth of the Western
  • Author : Carter Matthew Carter
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-17
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : What is the nature of the relationship between the Hollywood Western and American frontier mythology? How have Western films helped develop cultural and historical perceptions, attitudes and beliefs towards the frontier? Is there still a place for the genre in light of revisionist histories of the American West?Myth of ...

The American West

The American West
  • Author : David Hamilton Murdoch
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : "In addition to presenting a sustained analysis of how and why the myth originated, Murdoch demonstrates that the myth was invented, for the most part deliberately, and then outgrew the purposes of its inventors. 'The American West' answers the questions that have too often been either begged or ignored. Why ...

The Myth of the Western

The Myth of the Western
  • Author : Matthew Carter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 708
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : Read online The Myth of the Western written by Matthew Carter, published by which was released on 2011. Download full The Myth of the Western Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The David Myth in Western Literature

The David Myth in Western Literature
  • Author : Raymond-Jean Frontain,Jan Wojcik
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : This collection of eleven original essays each by a different scholar outlines the rich body of imaginative and devotional literature which has the biblical poet-warrior-king as its subject or primary focus, showing David to have as strong an imaginative appeal for Western writers as such better-known mythic heroes as Orpheus, ...

The Wild West

The Wild West
  • Author : Will Wright
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001-08-09
  • Total pages : 205
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : This book, written by the author of the celebrated volume Six Guns and Society, explains why the myth of the Wild West is popular around the world. It shows how the cultural icon of the Wild West speaks to deep desires of individualism and liberty and offers a vision of ...

The Myth of the Western Frontier in American Dance and Drama

The Myth of the Western Frontier in American Dance and Drama
  • Author : Anne Andrews Hindman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1971
  • Total pages : 716
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : Read online The Myth of the Western Frontier in American Dance and Drama written by Anne Andrews Hindman, published by which was released on 1971. Download full The Myth of the Western Frontier in American Dance and Drama Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Gunfighter Nation

Gunfighter Nation
  • Author : Richard Slotkin
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 850
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : Examines the ways in which the frontier myth influences American culture and politics, drawing on fiction, western films, and political writing...

Sixguns and Society

Sixguns and Society
  • Author : Will Wright
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1977-09-30
  • Total pages : 217
  • ISBN : 0748685596
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Summary : From the Preface: The purpose of this book is to explain the Western's popularity. While the Western itself may seem simple (it isn't quite), an explanation of its popularity cannot be; for the Western, like any myth, stands between individual human consciousness and society. If a myth is popular, it ...