The Resource The American Western, Stephen McVeigh

The American Western, Stephen McVeigh

Label
The American Western
Title
The American Western
Statement of responsibility
Stephen McVeigh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This wide-ranging book illuminates the importance of the Western in American history. It explores the interconnections between the Western in both literature and film and the United States in the 20th century. Structured chronologically, the book traces the evolution of the Western as a uniquely American form. The author argues that Americas frontier past was quickly transformed into a set of symbols and myths, an American meta-narrative that came to underpin much of the American century. He details how and why this process occurred, the form and function of Western myths and symbols, the e
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813.087409
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.W4
LC item number
M38 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The American Western, Stephen McVeigh
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-232) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The American West in the 1890s: a Pivotal Decade -- Founding Western History: Theodore Roosevelt and Frederick Jackson Turner -- Buffalo Bill's Wild West and the Codification of the Western -- Western Literature from The Virginian to Shane -- Western Film from Silent to Noir -- The Western and the Cold War: the Gunfighter, Heroic Leadership and Political Culture -- New Western Perspectives: History and Literature -- The Western and Political Culture, 1960-1992: Revisions of Shane -- Wanted Dead or Alive: 9/11 and the American Western
Control code
ocn123298825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748621415
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780748621415
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1g01kcx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22608400
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123298825
  • pebcs0748621415
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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